6 Insanely Awesome Hotels in the South

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Life is too short to stay in a boring hotel room, especially when there are unique places to stay right here in the South. If you’re willing to use a little bit of imagination, these places will make you rethink your definition of hotel altogether. Check out these 6 insanely awesome hotels in the South.

1. The Hobbit Caves – Eureka Springs, Arkansas

If you’ve always dreamed of staying in your very own hobbit cave, you’re in luck. It’s one of a few interesting places you can stay when you book a getaway with Eureka Springs Treehouses, Caves, Castles and Hobbits in Eureka Springs, AR. The hobbit caves (there are actually three) combine elegance and nature and do not disappoint with two person Jacuzzis, flat screen TVs, private courtyards and rounded windows and doors (just like you’d expect in a hobbit hole).

2. Jules’ Undersea Lodge – Key Largo, Florida

If you’re an adventurous soul then check this out– the world’s only underwater hotel located in Key Largo, Florida. Yes, in case you were wondering, you do have to scuba dive to get to it, but believe it or not they do offer room service.

3. Castle Post – Versailles, Kentucky

You can live like royalty, at least for a few days, when you stay at Castle Post in Versailles, Kentucky. The medieval-like castle contains a Great Hall with 30-foot high ceiling and massive chandeliers, a ballroom, library, and music room. Guests can stay in one of ten luxurious rooms, or if you’re willing to pay a pretty penny, you can rent the entire castle.

4. Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel – Chattanooga, Tennessee

If you’re traveling to Chattanooga, consider spending a night in an original Pullman train car at The Chattanooga Choo Choo hotel. The hotel was built on the site of Terminal Station, a fully operational train station that opened in 1901 and then later closed in 1970. The station was bought in 1972 and transformed into this historic hotel named after the Glenn Miller big band song, “The Chattanooga Choo Choo.”

5. Beckham Creek Cave Lodge – Parthenon, Arkansas

Cave dwelling is at its best at the Beckham Creek Cave Lodge in the Ozark Mountains. It’s modernly furnished and offers a beautiful view of the mountains and valley below. Plus, it includes four bedrooms, so you can bring the whole family.


6. Settler’s Crossing Bed & Breakfast – Fredericksburg, TX

Get a taste of history by staying at one of seven private historic cottages at Settler’s Crossing Bed and Breakfast in Fredericksburg, TX. All cottages are furnished with 18th and 19th century country antiques, and the surrounding countryside is charming and inviting. But don’t worry; you don’t actually have to live like a settler (unless settlers had Satellite TV).