Float into The Spontaneity Suite In The Middle of Sydney Harbour
Photo by James Ruggia
While few travelers have $25,000 lying around for a one-night hotel stay, Australia's floating Spontaneity Suite has us wishing we did.
The traveling hotel, which debuted on dry land in Victoria's Yarra Valley three months ago, is currenlty located in the iconic Sydney Harbour. Constructed inside a pair of 20-foot-long shipping containers, the design makes the most out of very little.
In this case, the containers have undergone significant modifications, their metal sides having been replaced with floor-to-ceiling glass windows that offer spectacular views of wherever the suite happens to be.
The rooftop terrace features not only even better views of the surroundings, but a jacuzzi.
As if the experience wasn't special enough, guests are treated to all-inclusive room service by a waiter who arrives by boat.
And if the weather isn't cooperating, the suite is equipped with Apple TV and Netflix, both of which guests can control through their smart phone.
Here's a look at the suite's entrance.
But don't worry, you won't need a physical key to get in. Instead the key is emailed to you for added convenience.
Inside, a luxurious interior complements the gorgeous setting.
The unique concept was developed by hotel booking app HotelTonight in collaboration with Ovolo Hotels. The former will offer the special digs at an affordable rate for a limited time this weekend. Between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. local time Saturday and Sunday, travelers will be able to book the ultra-luxury suite for as little as $70 per night.
HotelTonight Regional Director for Asia Pacific Stefan Cordiner told Traveller that the project's "aim was to offer an intrepid yet comfortable experience to create the perfect night of escapism."
"We're on a quest to make traveling more fun so thought it was fitting to deliver this unique luxury accommodation."
It's safe to say they delivered.
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