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Home Away From Home: A Sand Hotel in Weymouth

The world's first sand hotel was recently constructed on Weymouth Beach in Weymouth, England. This gritty hotel features twin and double bedrooms, but don't count on reservations — rooms are strictly booked on a first-come, first-served basis. You can book a stay for a mere 10 pounds a night, and cash is the only accepted method of payment. The hotel was built with about 1,000 tons of sand over a period of eight days, with volunteers putting in 14-hour days to get the job done.

Would you stay in this open-air "hotel" if you were in Weymouth?

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sushikay sushikay 8 years
Or you could save alot of money, grab a sleeping bag and go sleep on the beach!
Xemena Xemena 8 years
i love the idea its so awsom
nnayap nnayap 8 years
Just. Plain. OFF. I hate having sand stuck in my bathing suit and I LOVE the beach, but this just looks uncomfortable.
gigiwin gigiwin 8 years
I would like to stay for a day and take cool pics to show off to friends. But I won't stay overnight for sure.
bleached bleached 8 years
I wouldn't want sand in my clothes...
tkoblondee tkoblondee 8 years
I'd have to respectfully decline!
krazykarot krazykarot 8 years
I would definitely stay one night just to say I did it! It'd be a cool experience and if it rained you'd have a funny story to tell. I'd just sleep in my bathing suit and store my belongings somewhere else.
kristyy kristyy 8 years
Better bring the sunscreen!
frogandprince frogandprince 8 years
Sand gets everywhere, though. You'll be finding it in your clothes for months to come.
ElleJay ElleJay 8 years
ewww how uncomfortable!!! and what if it rains?? no privacy. again- ew.
ThePerfectScore ThePerfectScore 8 years
the bathroom is the ocean!!!!! Well i would want to walk in one.. but not stay the night.. altho it gives a whole new meaning to sex on the beach!
cravinsugar cravinsugar 8 years
where is the bathroom? can people just walk up willy nilly and steal your things as you sleep? not sure i like this at all...cute idea on paper...but for realz?
raieven raieven 8 years
RosaDilia RosaDilia 8 years
What happens if it rains? Refund?
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 8 years
ewww no! I can't even stand sand in my bathing suit let alone my bed...
Shopaholichunny Shopaholichunny 8 years
Wow. cool idea.
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