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If you’re looking a trip with a difference this summer you might want to check out these unique hostels, courtesy of From rooftop spas in Seville to a disused train on the beach in South Africa – your adventure starts here...

Rooftop spas in Seville from £10.70 per night

Accommodation at Oasis Backpackers’ Palace starts from £10.70 per person, per night with HostelsClub. This is Seville’s newest hostel, located in the heart of the city, within walking distance of Seville’s museums, cathedral, bull ring and narrow medieval streets. Take advantage of all Seville has to offer before heading to the hills and exploring the breath-taking national parks. Make the most of this deal with HostelsClub and you could soon be relaxing in the roof-top spa of Oasis Backpackers’ Palace, whilst soaking up amazing views across Seville! This price is based on one person sharing in a large, mixed dorm.

Santos Express Train Lodge, South Africa, from £10 per night

Head to Mossel Bay, South Africa, and stay in the unique Santos Express Train Lodge with from as little as £10 per person, per night for a private room. The hostel, situated at Santos beach in the heart of the famous Garden Route, is simply known as ‘The Train’ by locals as visitors are given the opportunity to sleep on a real train parked on the beach. The hostel offers single, double and dorm rooms as well as a restaurant, bar, beer garden and sun deck. Mossel Bay provides an array of leisure activities including horse riding, shark cage diving, surfing, bungee jumping, game drives and hiking.

Sleep in a capsule in Japan from £20 per night

Visit Japan with and sleep in a capsule from only £20 per person, per night. The Capsule Hotel Asakusa Riverside is located within a minutes’ walk of Asakusa station. This is an ideal place to stay for business trips and sightseeing, enabling visitors to explore Asakusa within their budget. The capsules are roughly 2 metres by 1 metre, providing guests with solely enough room to sleep. Asakusa is a district in Tokyo most famous for the Sensō-ji, a Buddhist temple dedicated to the bodhisattva Kannon. Visitors can also enjoy cruises down the Sumida River, which depart from a wharf only five minutes’ walk from the temple.

Rooftop swimming pools in Florida from £45 per night specialises in budget accommodation, but that’s not to say you can’t indulge in a little bit of luxury as they also offer hotels for a fantastic price. The Grand Plaza Beachfront Resort is located on the beautiful St Pete Beach. The Spinners Revolving Rooftop Lounge and Bistro located on the 12th floor of the resort offers a stunning 360-degree panoramic view of St. Pete Beach, the Gulf of Mexico and Boca Ciega Bay.

Sleep underground in Australia from £23 per night

Take a break to Australia and stay at the family run Radeka Downunder Underground Backpackers Inn & Motel with from £23 per person, per night for a four bed dormitory. The rooms at the Radeka Downunder Underground Backpackers Inn & Motel are located 3.5-6.5 metres underground, meaning they are warm in the winter and cool in the summer. The Inn is located in Coober Pedy, which is famous for its unique style of underground living. There are authentic underground homes to explore as well as underground museums, opal shops, art galleries, underground churches and opal mines. 

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