royal view, no vacancy #30, japan, 2014 (the infamous love hotel 'royal' with 35 rooms on 7 floors closed down after 5 years. the love birds did not care about the view and it was too far off)
fire & ice, no vacancy #2, usa, 2010 (the igloo motel in alaska never opened as it did not comply with safety regulations - missing fire exits)
rien ne vas plus, no vacancy #1, cambodia, 2010 (hotel/casino built by the french in 1921, later stronghold of the khmer rouge until the early 90s)
olympic dreams, no vacancy #5, bosnia herzegovina, 2011 (built for the winter olympics 1984 it was later used as prison in the balkan war)
space spa, no vacancy #52, croatia, 2015 (built in 1961 this resort was owned by the military and used as a childrens health resort. abandoned since the balkan war)
greed to green, no vacancy #58, thailand, 2016 (this hotel/villa investment promised 10% returns for 6y. the shady company partly encroached national park land and 'ended' in legal battles)
buffer zone, no vacancy #41, n.cyprus, 2015 (varosha was abandoned over night when turkey invaded n.cyprus in 1974. 45 hotels remain off limits and after 40y are damaged beyond repair)
cold water, no vacancy #50, croatia, 2015 (opened in 1972 with 45m$ of penthouse mag. it lasted only a year in socialist yugoslavia. later a worker-run hotel and a refugee camp in the balkan war)
lost son, no vacancy #35, indonesia, 2015 (built in the 90s by the son of president suharto it was never finished as he had to go to jail after his father resigned in 1998)
no vacancy #77, germany, 2017 (prora, the nazi holiday project remained unfinished when ww2 started. the 4,5km long complex with 20000 beds was later used by the red army/nva. now parts are renovated as condos)
no vacancy #70, cuba, 2017 (spa-hotel at hot springs opened in 1928 and abandoned since the revolution. the building is a copy of a building in monte carlo)
no vacancy #85, switzerland, 2018 (the belvedere opened in 1892 and had its '3 secs of fame' in goldfinger 1964. closed since 2015)
no vancancy #80, bosnia herzegovina, 2018 (built during the communist days it was hq of paramilitary serbs during the balkan war who organised the ethnic cleansing)
no vacancy #78, thailand, 2017 (these huts at lonely beach on koh chang were left long time ago. A gang of hostile monkey hangs out there now)
welcome to the pleasure dome, no vacancy #65, usa, 2016 (the domes used to stand on land but storms and erosion have left them in the water)
back to the woods, no vacancy #73, ukraine, 2017 (the polissya hotel in the abandoned city of pripyat was built in the mid-1970s for guests visiting the chernobyl power plant. polissya means 'into the woods' in ukraine)
no vacancy #75, italy, 2017 (spa-hotel at mineral springs opened in 1856 and closed in the 1930s)
between wars, no vacancy #3, croatia, 2011 (socialist yugoslavia’s first hotel in 1950, built by german prisoners of war. tito was one of the first guests. abandoned after the balkan war)
no vacancy #28, philippines, 2014 (this space age hotel was abandoned for over 20y but will be reopened in winter 2015/16)
no vacancy #61, usa, 2016 (hotel and general store in rural utah)
no vacancy #25.1, philippines, 2014
no vacancy, #33, saipan, 2014 (unfinished hotel near the airport of saipan, the korean investors pulled out after 'issues' with the newly independant local government)
close the tap, no vacancy #45, italy, 2015 (spa hotel for port workers built in the 1970s by the ministry of merchant marine. it was closed when the national health system stopped to cover therme visits)
no vacancy #68, vietnam, 2016
dead heirs, no vacancy #39, cyprus, 2015 (the bengaria hotel was built in 1930 and called 'hotel of the kings'. it was closed after the mysterious deaths of all 3 heirs)
no vacancy #64, usa, 2016
off the strip, no vacancy #43, italy, 2015 (the grand hotel bretagne was bellagio's first luxury hotel in 1861. after being closed for over 50y now an investor wants to reopen it)
no vacancy #74, croatia, 2017 (hotel with great views of the adria over sinj that is closed since the balkan war)
soviet dream, no vacancy #19, crimea, 2012 (unfinished 300 room hotel from the soviet days. maybe now russia will continue the building)
no vacancy #71, usa, 2017
no vacancy #72, spain, 2017
no vacancy, #32, saipan, 2014 (the decline of janaese tourist after japan airlines withdrew direct flights made 4 resorts close down)
on the road to ithaca, no vacancy #14, greece, 2011 (the lakonis hotel once had 100 rooms and hosted stars like angelina jolie, since over a decade its for sale)
no vacancy #55, croatia, 2015 (this giant hotel opened in 1971 and was a paradise for nudist until 1991. it never reopened after the balkan war)
no vacancy #29, philippines, 2014 (ex diplomat hotel in baguio that was originally built in 1911 as a school / vacation home by the dominican order)
no vacancy #18, moldova, 2012 (unfinished hotel outside the capital - not sure if from the soviet days or later)
no vacancy #7, croatia, 2011 (military owned hotels during communist days. destroyed in the balkan war and never reopened)
no vacancy #48, italy, 2015 (this hotel on the steep rocks of garda lake was too far off and inconvenient to reach)
no vacancy #46, france, 2015 (the hostel above 2000m was an important rest point on the alp-road from france to italy for centuries. abandoned after WW2. today parts are renovated as museum/hostel)
no vacancy #39, cyprus, 2015 (the beau rivage hotel was closed down in 2006)
no vacancy #8, croatia, 2011 (this hotel was badly damaged in the balkan war and never reopened. its in a bay with 4 other abandoned hotels)
no vacancy #60, usa, 2016 (motel that used to be next to lake mead. the draught has put the shoreline 2km away)
no vacancy #6, croatia, 2011 (military owned hotel during communist days. destroyed in the balkan war and never reopened)
no vacancy #23, canada, 2012 (motel on the alaskan highway at kluane lake)
no vacancy #42, italy, 2015 (former Albergo on the swiss/italien border. in the times before cars the climb to 2500m forced you to rest - today the cars just zoom by)
no vacancy #11, kosovo, 2011 (built by the communist it was later owned by serbians. during the kosovo war refugees stayed here. there seems to be more activity recently but no website yet)
no vacancy #22, crimea, 2012 (unfinished hotel from the days of the ussr)
no vacancy #47, switzerland, 2015 (one of the few buildings abandoned in beautiful and cleaned up CH)
no vacancy #24, canada, 2012 (motel on the alaskan highway near the border to alaska)
no vacancy #40, cyprus, 2015
no vacancy #35.1, indonesia, 2015 (built in the 90s by the son of president suharto it was never finished as he had to go to jail after his father resigned in 1998)
no vacancy #35.2, indonesia, 2015 (built in the 90s by the son of president suharto it was never finished as he had to go to jail after his father resigned in 1998)
no vacancy #45,1 italy, 2015 (spa hotel for port workers built in the 1970s by the minestry of merchant marine. it was closed when the national health system stopped to cover therme visits)
no vacancy #45.2, italy, 2015
no vacancy #28.2, philippines, 2014
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