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Kiwi Collection Presents the most Outrageously Obscure Hotels in 2008


Unique Selection of Hotels and Resorts that are Out of this World  

Vancouver, BC (May 07, 2008) – Because luxury travel is now further-flung and more exotic than ever, Kiwi Collection, ( a trusted one-stop-shop for high-end luxury hotels, has put together their 2008 recommendations for the world’s wildest hotels in destinations that most travelers can only dream of. Close your eyes, point a finger and spin the globe. These far-flung travel daydreams become reality with Kiwi’s list of out-of-this-world accommodations:


 Marques de Riscal (SPAIN)

 Designed by renowned architect Frank O. Gehry, Hotel Marqués De Riscal is his second masterpiece in Spain after driving Bilbao's urban revival with the Guggenheim Museum. This masterpiece in the Rioja wine country is a modern work of art, complete with metal sculptures twisting around the exterior, surrounded by lush vineyards. As a surprise addition to the structure, an ancient wine cellar serves as banqueting space.

 Rates start at $953* per night when booked online at

Anatolian Houses (TURKEY)

Anatolian Houses is a luxurious new boutique hotel located in the Turkish mountains, in Cappadocia near Göreme. The soft rocks here have eroded into hundreds of spectacular pillars and minaret-like forms over the last few centuries. Villagers at the heart of Cappadocia carved out the soft stone to form houses, churches, and monasteries. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this hotel was constructed within five different cave formations. Each suite represents a different historical era and the themed furniture artwork in each suite is individually chosen.

Rates begin at $300* per night when booked online at

Hotel Im Wasserturm (GERMANY)

Exclusive, unique and absolutely remarkable upon arrival – the Hotel im Wasserturm was once the highest water tower in Europe, designed by the day’s top French designer, Andree Putman. The hotel is situated in a quiet park, only minutes away from shopping areas, the Cathedral and a plethora of museums. For the best view, head to the roof terrace of the Michelin-star ranked Restaurant La Vision, on the 11th floor of the hotel.


Rates begin at $302* per night when booked online at

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