Known abandoned hotels in the world
Luxury hotels and resorts are designer furniture, gourmet restaurants and Sunny weather. but all this can change very quickly, leaving the decay and squalor.
For recreation may be affected by war, adverse weather conditions, financial turmoil, man-made disasters.
We present you a couple of the most famous hotels in the world empty.
Sheraton Rarotonga, cook Islands
This ruined resort, located on the coast of the island of Rarotonga, is still shown on Google maps, despite the fact that he had not taken a single guest. 200 rooms have been made plumbing, tiled floors, air conditioned. Some rooms even had furniture and rugs, but now the only guests, the Sheraton is a pair of squatters and local gangs.
The construction of the hotel began in the late 1980s, and when it was actually over, there was a disappointing statement about the proper use of funds.
Sofitel Heiva, Huahine, French Polynesia
For perfectly placed bungalows on a secluded spit of the island Huahine in French Polynesia is still carefully tended. But if it is better to look at, the Sofitel Heiva is abandoned property. More than ten years nobody’s staying here.
Lee Plaza, Detroit,USA
Lee Plaza is a 15-storey building, built in 1929 in Detroit and listed on the national register of historic places in 1981. After the recession of the owner of the hotel was changed several times until, in the end, Lee Plaza closed in the early 1990s.
Ryugyong Hotel, Pyongyang, DPRK
The construction of the hotel began in 1987 as a monument to the immortal North Korean leader, Kim Il sung, and was supposed to be the tallest building.
In April 2013, was withdrawn the statement that the hotel will be open in 2014. International hotel chain Kempinski said that the exit of the hotel on the market is not yet possible.
A hasty evacuation from the hotel Polissya, and 50,000 residents, was conducted in April 1986 after the accident at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.
“Polesye” – the tallest building in the abandoned town, which recalls the tragic events of 1986.
Varosha, Famagusta, Cyprus
Prior to the Turkish invasion in 1974, Varosha quarter in Famagusta Cyprus was a very popular tourist destination. Here liked to visit Brigitte Bardot and Elizabeth Taylor. Some believe that it was the most popular seaside resort in the world.
Dozens of hotels gradually went into decline as the efforts to revive the area was small. It is possible that such luxury hotels as Argo, Asterias, Grecian, Florida, King George will never take guests.