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10 Awesome Tree Houses You Can Stay In


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Treehotel, Sweden
If you don't look closely, you might not even notice the Mirrorcube, and that's the point. It's mirrored on all four sides so it reflects its surroundings making it completely camouflaged.
If you don't look closely, you might not even notice the Mirrorcube, and that's the point. It's mirrored on all four sides so it reflects its surroundings making it completely camouflaged.
Photo courtesy Treehotel

When we think of tree houses, we tend to expect something resembling a ramshackle tree fort, but they don't necessarily have to look like that. Case in point: Treehotel, a slick, sleek, modernist tree house resort located in a mature pine forest in Harads, Sweden with all the trappings of an upscale hotel. Treehotel features a variety of striking tree houses, ranging from the Mirrorcube, a 258-square-foot (24-square-meter) cube that is camouflaged with its mirrored exterior walls, to the UFO, a flying saucer-shaped tree house that looks like it's straight out of the movie "E.T." The Treehotel includes a total of 24 tree houses, each of which contains an eco-friendly combustion toilet and a water-efficient sink, and it even features a 12-person sauna raised off the forest floor [source: Schell-Lambert].


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