Want to explore a Mayan rainforest? Get a
taste of the 1950s? Be romanced in Venice? Sail on a pirate ship? With
themed rooms at bed and breakfasts, a nearby getaway can make you feel like
you're actually a world away.
Located in Pocatello, Idaho, this inn
features 15 uniquely themed rooms and is geared toward couples looking for a
romantic escape. Each room is incredibly detailed and will transport you to a
different era. Stay in the Wild West Suite, where you will feel like you’ve
stepped into an 1800s saloon, complete with a mural of a cowboy on a dusty
street. The sunken bath has a wooden roof, a showerhead built to look like an
old bucket, and a faux water pump.
The Mayan Rain Forest features a bed built
into Mayan ruins, a forest mural, a bamboo treehouse you can climb into (with a
jetted tub in the bottom level of the treehouse), a palm leaf fan, a television
built into a rock, and tons of faux plants. You will feel like you’re camping
out in the jungle.
Other themes here include Arabian Nights,
pirates, caveman, Romeo and Juliet, Atlantis, and Ancient Egypt.
This B&B in Palm Springs, CA will take
you back to the days of the sockhop. Teeming in ‘50s nostalgia, the entryway
features frosted glass and plays 1950s music. Enjoy a blue raspberry
martini during happy hour at the custom vinyl bar and sunbathe on the blue Astroturf sun deck by the pool and hot tub. The inn was
originally established in 1938 and called Mira Loma, and it was a getaway for
the likes of Marilyn Monroe, Veronica
Swanson and Hugh O’Brien. Marilyn’s
favorite room is now called the Pretty in Pink room. Each room
has a different theme; they include the Crooners, Rebel Without a Cause, Route
66, Hawaiian Surf, and Shake, Rattle, & Roll.
If you want to escape to Morocco, Brazil, France,
or Africa, you needn’t leave the United States. This property in Idaho Falls,
ID has each room decorated like one popular destination around the world.
The Venice-themed room has a bathtub in the
shape of a gondola, the back of which is straddled by a Venetian bridge (much
like the Rialto). The room features columns and a detailed mural of Venice.
The Congo-themed room features cheetah-print
carpet, a jungle mural, faux plants and vines, African art, and a divide made
of carved wood.
With five locations throughout Utah and
Idaho, there are plenty of themed rooms to choose from at the Anniversary Inns!
Feel like a king by staying in the Sultan’s Palace room decorated in gold and
housing the inn’s largest tub. Be romanced in the beautiful Juliet’s Balcony
room, complete with a real balcony, chandeliers, stained glass windows, and a
fountain. Enjoy the theme of Mexico with the La Hacienda room, filled with
bright colors, a stone fountain, a wooden Spanish door and matching furniture,
and even a hammock for fiestas. Other themes include Oriental Gardens, Vegas
Nights, King Arthur’s Court, and Taj Mahal.