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Plane as hotel suite

Standing on the edge of a national park in Costa Rica, the amazing Costa Verde Resort has a unique hotel suite made from a 1960s Boeing 727. A former South Africa airplane, this jungle retreat provides high-fly accommodation overlooking the rainforest and Atlantic Ocean.

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Plane as a hostel

Located at the Stockholm-Arlanda airport, this retrofitted 747-200 is now the low-cost Jumbo Hostel. The former Pan Am Jet has kept many of its original parts and features 25-rooms and a first class lounge bar.

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Plane as a restaurant

Located in a hangar right across the Zurich International Airport in Switzerland, the bar and restaurant Runway 34 provides a unique dining experience. Its interior is made from a retired Soviet Iluyshin IL-14 plane where the airline seats can be found throughout the restaurant and the main cabin is now used as a first-class cigar lounge.

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Plane as a boat

Based in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Dave Drimmer’s Cosmic Muffin is an old Boeing B-307 turned into an iconic ‘plane-boat’. With a completely rebuilt hull, updated interior, restored cockpit and new fitted motors, this unique machine has nonprofit fundraising projects among its many sailing plans.

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Plane as a house

Standing at the edge of a cliff in Malibu, the amazing 747 Wing House by David Hertz Architects was made from reused airplane parts. While it’s fab floating roof is a chunk of a wing, other parts like the plane’s fuselage and cockpit are being used for building guesthouses, a meditation pavilion, an art studio and even a barn.

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Plane as a lamp

Parisian designer Paul Coudamy transformed the walls of an old Airbus A30 into stunning F-lights. Perfect for a family table or an inventive group meeting at the office, its natural aerodynamic shape ads a warm comforting glow to any interior.