Hotel rooms with unusual views

1. The Sentosa Resort in Singapore unveiled 11 two-storey “Ocean Suites” this week, each with a window on to the hotel’s aquarium.

Hotel rooms with unusual views

2. The rooms open to the public this month (November 2012) with rates starting from around £1,200 per night.

Hotel rooms with unusual views

3. Here we present a selection of other hotel rooms around the world with unusual, and often spectacular, views.

Hotel rooms with unusual views

4. Giraffes, of course. Plus warthogs, bushbuck and dik dik antelope and 180 species of bird.

Hotel rooms with unusual views

5. The Northern Lights (on a good day)

Hotel rooms with unusual views

6. You’ve also got a good chance of seeing the Aurora Borealis at the Ice Hotel in Kiruna, Sweden (not to mention lots of ice).

Hotel rooms with unusual views

7. Each room at this hotel in the German capital has a different theme. The Two Lions room, for example, features a pair of cages.

Hotel rooms with unusual views

8. An airport runway

Hotel rooms with unusual views

9. The rainforest canopy

Hotel rooms with unusual views

10. The Shire, Middle Earth

Hotel rooms with unusual views