Any auto enthusiast would love to stay once inside the V8 Hotel in Stuttgart, Germany. The luxurious 4-star hotel is located within Böblingen’s Meilenwerk, an exclusive car museum on the site of Baden-Wurttemberg’s first airport.
The very name ‘V8 Hotel’ is enough to give any auto freak goose bumps and to make him instantly think of being couched in one of his or her favorite car. Based in the centre of Stuttgart’s Meilenwerk – a German international hub for car dealers – guests can sleep in everything from a Morris Minor to a Mercedes.
For those who like a high-octane holiday experience, visitors can cuddle up under the stars at the drive-in, tune their engines in the workshop or even keep enjoy a night’s rest at the car wash.
Built inside the city’s old Boblingen Airport the hotel also has a suite built on three levels within the building’s former control tower. The four-star hotel incorporates 34 rooms and the car theme continues from reception to the restaurant.
For around £312 a night visitors can stay in the spacious Zeppelin Suite featuring a sauna, terrace and landscape views over the old airport grounds.
Hotel employee Heike Petzold said: “Everybody wants to stay here when they come to the Meilenwerk. It’s really amazing because even people who live in the area come here to stay for a night in the themed rooms.”
“It attracts everyone of all ages, from children to old age pensioners and of course businessmen during the week and families too,” said Heike Petzold.
“All kinds of people come here, so it’s not just for car enthusiasts, but of course there are those that are interested in car history and the automobile industry’s connections to the region too. “We’ve even had a few celebrity guests, but I can’t say who they are as I’m not allowed.”
Out of 34 rooms on the offer, there are four single rooms, 19 double rooms, tower suit and 10 theme-based rooms designed especially for auto nerds. Apart from the trendy details and high quality material used to decorate the rooms.
Apart from the trendy details and antique accessories used to decorate the rooms some of them also feature original parts from the automotive world.
Featuring classic Bauhaus design or original motoring theme, the larger rooms in the V8 hotel are devoted to various topics related to the automobile Viz. motor-racing, V8 camp, drive-in cinema, tuning, or the like.
The car containing rooms in the hotel include a 70′s Cadillac drive-in cinema, a Mercedez-Benz carwarsh, Zaplin, a Morris Minor garage and many more. [V8 Hotel via Daily Telegraph (UK) and Daily Mail (UK)]