Sitting in a Tree: The Best Treehouse Hotels
It’s not hard to understand the appeal of a treehouse hotel. If you grew up in the country, sleeping out in nature feels familiar. If you grew up in a city, spending a night in a treehouse is a good introduction to the wonders of the great outdoors.
The meteoric rise of the new, upscale treehouse hotel is easy to understand because it appeals to everyone — those who live to be outdoors, and those whose idea of “sleeping rough” is leaving the window open. Wherever you are in the world, there’s a new treehouse hotel for you.
Here are a few of the world’s coolest new treehouse hotels.
Located in a forest in Harads, Sweden, the Treehotel is a collection of treehouses available for rent, each with their own unique design. Undoubtedly, the most famous is the Mirrorcube, a large mirrored structure that’s almost completely invisible when viewed from a distance. Another well-known Treehotel room is the UFO treeroom, which looks like a giant flying saucer balanced among the trees.
The creation of the Treehotel was inspired by a 2008 Swedish movie called The Tree Lover, in which three men build a treehouse together in order to connect to their childhoods. Prices for individual suites vary, but generally go for around $650+ per night.