10 Best Themed Hotels In The United States

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United States of America is a global force. It’s also a melting pot that the world must experience. The country’s vast expanse is home to grand panoramic views and splendid attractions. You may have heard of Yellowstone National Park, Statue of Liberty, Hollywood, Miami Beach, and Grand Canyon. All these attractions are tucked away in gorgeous cities between the Atlantic Coast and the Pacific Coast of America. With 50 states to visit and see, it’s no wonder that America is unmatched and is like no other. For that reason, everyone visiting the US should stay at the best themed hotels as a celebration of the country’s uniqueness. Read on to find out the 10 themed hotels in the United States.

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1. Carlton Arms Hotel, New York (from USD 87)

Another art-inspired hotel in this listing is Carlton Arms Hotel located in New York City. This one is different from other art-inspired themed hotels though. Many traveling and local artists have checked in here, leaving their own masterpiece and changing each room for the better. So, a room that you’re staying for the night has a very distinct “personality” compared to other rooms. You’ll surely adore the murals and decors, and be inspired by the artist’s creativity and ingenuity. Looking for more art? Just head over to Artbreakhotel Gallery, which is also located on-site. As for the amenities, you’ll never feel left out with the provided WiFi access. Since it’s close to Madison Square Park, you can also take a quick morning jog before proceeding with the day’s work.

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Carlton Arms Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 160 East 25th Street 2nd Floor
1036.52 km (644.1 mi) from Rascal's Fun Zone

Non-smoking rooms Internet services Heating WiFi Available Free WiFi Non-smoking throughout Air conditioning Concierge service

2. Red Carpet Inn Fanta Suites Hotel, Indiana (from USD 60)

Located in Greenwood, Indiana, this themed hotel is one of the best options if you’re looking for rooms with unique personalities. Each room comes with its own theme to match your preferences. Relive your childhood dream of becoming a noble knight by staying in the Medieval-themed room. Alternatively, you can choose to spend a night at the Indy 500-themed rooms. After all, the world-famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway is just 30 km (18.6 mi) from the hotel. You’ll have a wonderful stay at the hotel since they provide a standard suite of amenities including microwaves and refrigerators in every room. There’s also a game room where travelers can play a game of billiards before heading out for the free continental breakfast served daily.

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Red Carpet Inn Fanta Suites Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 1117 East Main Street
6.2 km (3.9 mi) from Rascal's Fun Zone

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre Laundry Facilities for disabled guests Free parking

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3. 21c Museum Hotel Durham, North Carolina (from USD 170)

Hit two stones at once with this museum hotel located in Durham, North Carolina. Yes, this hotel also serves as a museum for the bold, creative, and artistic people. Before checking in to your room, take time to adore the paintings and installments at the art gallery that lend to the artistic vibe of the hotel. Upon checking in to your room, adore the contemporary furnishings, terrazzo floors, and the high ceilings which really suit modern-day sensibilities. It’s luxury in style at every stay in the 21c Museum Hotel, since every room also has a flat-screen television, free WiFi access, a Nespresso coffee machine, and Malin + Goetz toiletries. When you’ve decided to push on with your art tour of the city, Nasher Museum of Art is just a short walk away.

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21c Museum Hotel Durham

Wheelchair accessible

Address: 111 North Corcoran Street
745.27 km (463.1 mi) from Rascal's Fun Zone

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

4. The Stanley Hotel, Colorado (from USD 249)

What a view! These three words are enough to describe a stay in The Stanley Hotel, a luxurious hotel set in Estes Park, and just a few minutes away from Rocky Mountains National Park. From here, the snowcapped mountains of the Rockies look majestic, grand, and breathtaking. The same can also be said with the hotel’s interior. After all, this is a luxurious hotel with an old-time charm that really exudes sophistication and grandiose. The hardwood decor and detailed carpets lend to the elegant vibe that extends to spacious rooms. It isn’t luxurious enough, however, if the hotel doesn’t come with modern-day amenities. Luckily, each room has WiFi access, television with satellite channel access, and a private bathroom with shower. But of course, who would want to spend a day in the room when all the outdoor activities are within your reach?

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The Stanley Hotel

Address: 333 Wonderview Avenue
1654.87 km (1028.3 mi) from Rascal's Fun Zone

Business centre Sun terrace Fitness centre Live music/performance ATM/cash machine on site Bar Cycling Free parking

5. McMenamins Kennedy School, Oregon (from USD 159)

Relieve your elementary school days with a stay at McMenamins Kennedy School. Situated in Portland, Oregon, this cozy, historic hotel was once an elementary school. It was then converted to a hotel, but the original furnishings and the rustic vibe remained. You’ll never feel like you are staying a hotel since each room is cozy and comes with free WiFi access and a private bath with a shower. A tiring day spent touring the vibrant city of Portland can be capped off with a dip in the warm waters of the heated saltwater soaking pool. Treat your companions to a fanciful dinner at the restaurant, and head down to the bar for some drinks. Fancy a movie? The quirky movie theater is open for guests looking for some downtime.

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McMenamins Kennedy School

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 5736 NE 33rd Avenue
3038.52 km (1888.1 mi) from Rascal's Fun Zone

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Non-smoking rooms

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6. Madonna Inn, California (from USD 199)

For someone looking for a themed hotel that balances luxury and uniqueness, there’s the Madonna Inn located in San Luis Obispo, California. The posh rooms feature distinct themes, yet all of them retain the elegant vibe that makes this hotel one-of-a-kind. There are so many themed rooms to choose from including Safari, Madonna Suite, Crystal Room, and more. Each room also comes with custom furnishings, premium beddings, and flat-screen television. Dining options are also plentiful here. You’ll surely feel pampered with the inn’s on-site spa which offers massage therapy to heal your tired soul.

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Madonna Inn

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 100 Madonna Road
3072.31 km (1909.1 mi) from Rascal's Fun Zone

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre Garden

7. Castle Hotel and Spa, New York (from USD 150)

Live the castle life with a night or two in Tarrytown’s Castle Hotel and Spa. While the hotel may seem antiquated from the outside, you’ll be taken aback by the spacious and modern rooms inside. The rooms here are elegant and timeless, featuring contemporary features such as a widescreen television, Bose speakers, and a minibar. Some of the suites elevate the stay-in experience with a separate living room featuring majestic views of the Hudson River. Since this hotel is located in a historic town, make sure to visit historic places such as Sleepy Hollow Cemetery and Washington Irving’s estate.

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Castle Hotel & Spa

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 400 Benedict Avenue
1050.66 km (652.9 mi) from Rascal's Fun Zone

Parking Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests

8. The Inn at Christmas Place, Tennessee (from USD 234)

Visiting America for the holidays? Book a stay at The Inn at Christmas Place and make some wonderful memories with the family. It’s always Christmas at this Bavarian-themed inn, and it’s not hard to see why. The rooms are accentuated with a splash of holiday-themed furnishings and decors. Plus, Santa Claus is there to tell stories for the kids — even when it’s not Christmas! Relieve the happy times and enjoy the warmth of the fireplace on suites designed for the whole family. Each room comes with a microwave, a refrigerator, and a DVD player to keep the kids entertained. There’s also a lot of attractions to see here in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, including the famous Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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The Inn at Christmas Place

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 119 Christmas Tree Lane
471.83 km (293.2 mi) from Rascal's Fun Zone

Parking Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

Other themed accommodations

9. LEGOLAND Florida Resort (from USD 243)

Take your kids to a whole new adventure by spending a night or two at the LEGOLAND Florida Resort. This White Haven, Florida resort is actually divided into two: a themed hotel and beach retreat. Both of these accommodations, however, offer world-class amenities and features that kids will surely love. Your kids will enjoy and revel in the LEGO-themed rooms with each featuring distinct themes and a separate sleeping area. Their imagination will come alive with the provided Master Model Builder Session at every stay. Yet the best part here is the Skyline Lounge which features towering LEGO models and over 20 different LEGO scenes.

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LEGOLAND® Florida Resort

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: 1 Legoland Way, Winter Haven, Winter Haven (FL), United States, FL 33884
1348.73 km (838.1 mi) from Rascal's Fun Zone

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Non-smoking rooms Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms

10. Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Florida (from USD 472)

If your bucket list includes a visit to Universal Studios, then you should book a stay here in Universal’s Loews Portofino Bay Hotel. The main draw for any tourist staying here is its VIP access to rides and main attractions of Universal Studios. Moreover, the whole hotel is inspired by Italian architecture and culture. The restaurants, for example, pay homage to Italian heritage by offering cuisines from the beloved country. As for the rooms, you are provided with a flat-screen television, coffee maker, and free WiFi access. Before heading out to Universal Studios, make sure to visit the on-site art gallery as well.

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Universal's Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 5601 Universal Boulevard, International Drive North - Universal, Orlando (FL), United States, 32819
1303.04 km (809.7 mi) from Rascal's Fun Zone

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna

Experience America in a whole new way

Your vacation in America doesn’t have to be limited to conventional hotels. There are many themed hotel options in this vast country to elevate your vacation. Some of the best themed hotels are on this list. Just look out for these themed hotels, and experience America in a whole new way.

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