The Kingpin Suite, The Palms in Las Vegas
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22 Coolest Themed Hotel Rooms Around the World

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The Kingpin Suite, The Palms in Las Vegas
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Some hotels are famous in their own right, but others have to do a bit more to stand out. One way to do that: eye-popping theme rooms that give guests an immersive experience, not just a place to crash at night. Whether you want to feel like a character in a Western or an astronaut floating through space, there are hotel rooms that can fit the bill. Here are some of the best, both at home and abroad.

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Lord Vader's Quarters, Hotel Pelirocco in Brighton, England
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Lord Vader's Quarters

Where: Hotel Pelirocco in Brighton, England
Disney's planned "Star Wars" hotel is still a couple years off. In the meantime, there's Hotel Pelirocco, where you can climb into bunk beds sure to satisfy any Darth Vader devotee. On the walls, you'll find authentic movie memorabilia, including some of the signature blasters and lightsabers. Even the ceiling, festooned with planets, might remind you of a galaxy far, far away.

Related: Where to Get Your Star Wars Fix Around the World

Cinderella Castle Suite, Disney World in Orlando, Florida
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Cinderella Castle Suite

Where: Disney World in Orlando, Florida
The Cinderella Castle Suite is the only hotel room that's actually inside Magic Kingdom, and no amount of money can buy you a stay here — it's typically reserved for contest winners. Still, this is the pinnacle of a fairy-tale hotel experience, with stained-glass windows, carved furnishings, mosaic floors, luxurious draperies, and an awe-inspiring spa tub with a starry ceiling. Like magic, a painting of Cinderella above the fireplace becomes a TV, and the famous glass slipper is on display in a special cabinet.

Related: 26 Ways to Do Disney on a Budget

Secret Agent Suite, Seven Hotel in Paris
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Secret Agent Suite

Where: Seven Hotel in Paris
Whatever their martini preferences, this spy-themed suite that sleeps two guests will leave James Bond fans shaken and stirred. Take a load off on one of the chic '60s-style loungers and watch any 007 movie ever made on the big-screen TV. Other features include a swanky gold-accented toilet, golden gun lamps, a mirrored ceiling, and a retro rotary phone.

Wagon Wheel Villa, Adobe Grand Villas in Sedona, Arizona
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Wagon Wheel Villa

Where: Adobe Grand Villas in Sedona, Arizona
What Southwestern vacation would be complete without a good night's sleep in a covered wagon? The Wagon Wheel Villa allows just that — and you don't have to worry about dying of dysentery. It sleeps four and also features lantern light fixtures, two fireplaces, saloon doors, leather furniture, and plenty of wooden accents. Giddyap!

'50s Suite, The Victorian Mansion at Los Alamos in California
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'50s Suite

Where: The Victorian Mansion at Los Alamos in California
If the fabulous '50s are one of your favorite decades, stay in the '50s Suite at the Vick, near Santa Barbara. Sleep in a shiny '56 Cadillac convertible complete with a pair of fuzzy dice, or stay up and take in a movie at your own "drive-in" on the projector-style screen. Take a dip in a private hot tub surrounded by kitschy neon lights, or have a snack at the chrome-accented diner table.

Ramen Room, Unique Pension in Gapyeong, South Korea
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Ramen Room

Where: Unique Pension in Gapyeong, South Korea
Ramen lovers may not be able to resist the novelty of this noodle-themed room outside of Seoul. The centerpiece is a giant cup of Shin Ramyun, the iconic Korean ramen brand, that doubles as a cozy hideaway of a bed. The theme continues with cheerful red and yellow decor throughout, plus a shiny bar that's well-stocked with ramen. More of a java junkie? Then be sure to check out the Starbucks-themed room down the hall.

The Pineapple, Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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The Pineapple

Where: Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? You do, at the Nickelodeon resort in Punta Cana (okay, so it's beside the sea — close enough). The Pineapple, which sleeps up to six, has two bedrooms and three bathrooms, plus plenty of SpongeBob-inspired decor and luxurious amenities like its own garden, infinity pool, private outdoor shower, and butler service.

The Cave, Adventure Suites in North Conway, New Hampshire
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The Cave

Where: Adventure Suites in North Conway, New Hampshire
Get in touch with your prehistoric side in The Cave, a suite for up to two adults and six kids. Highlights include a mosaic floor, salt-rock lights, fossil accents, and prehistoric wall decor, as well as a tunnel, den, and cavern to explore. Of course, there are also some modern touches, including a private hot tub, three TVs, surround sound, a kitchenette, and a waterfall shower.

Gas Station Room, V8 Hotel in Stuttgart, Germany
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Gas Station Room

Where: V8 Hotel in Stuttgart, Germany
Where better for a pit stop than this gas-station-themed room near the headquarters of auto giants like Porsche and Mercedes-Benz? Bright primary colors, an old Shell gas pump, and a ceiling painted with clouds give this room plenty of cheerful appeal. You even get to sleep in custom-made bed that's a dead ringer for the famous TV car Herbie the Love Bug.

The Wizard's Emeralds, The Roxbury in Roxbury, New York
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The Wizard's Emeralds

Where: The Roxbury in Roxbury, New York
Toto, we're not in Kansas anymore: The Wizard's Emeralds room is actually tucked away in the Catskills. Decked out in shades of green, it features a yellow brick road that cuts right through the center, a mural of the Emerald City, a poppy-painted bathroom, and even some distinctively striped witch socks sticking out from the pillows of the king-size bed.

The Kingpin Suite, The Palms in Las Vegas
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The Kingpin Suite

Where: The Palms in Las Vegas
In true over-the-top Vegas fashion, The Palms' Kingpin Suite is ready to welcome up to 10 guests for some friendly competition at its two private bowling alleys. Of course, that's not all — there's also a full bar, pool table, DJ booth, marble bathroom, butler service, and some of the swankiest bunk beds you've ever seen.

The Queen of Hearts Room, Wonderland House in Brighton, England
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The Queen of Hearts Room

Where: Wonderland House in Brighton, England
This room for up to six will indeed steal your heart with its playing-card bunk beds, crown-festooned wallpaper, and red velvet headboards. It's just one small part of the "Alice in Wonderland"-themed Wonderland House, which also has a dining room with teacup stools and a grinning Cheshire Cat, plus a Jabberwocky bathroom.

Barbie Suite, Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe in Mexico City
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Barbie Suite

Where: Hilton Mexico City Santa Fe in Mexico City
Barbie turns 60 this year, and in honor of her birthday, a Hilton in Mexico City has transformed one of its suites into a perfect pink "glamping" tribute. The bed has been replaced with a life-size Barbie DreamCamper. There's also a "campfire" and rare Barbies to play with. Outside, enjoy the pink pool cabana. There's even a menu of pink Barbie-inspired food at the restaurant.

Batman Suite, Eden Hotel in Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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Batman Suite

Where: Eden Hotel in Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Batmobile? Check. Gotham City gargoyles? Check. Bat signal? Check — it's etched on a mirror in this fit-for-a-superhero suite with Batcave-like walls and a tub for two. There's also a sweet Batman logo headboard for fans of the Dark Knight.

Mickey Mouse Penthouse, Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California
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Mickey Mouse Penthouse

Where: Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California
Disney knows a thing or two about themes. At the Disneyland Hotel, one of the high-roller options is the Mickey Mouse Penthouse, a sprawling 1,600-foot suite that showcases the iconic mouse at every turn. You'll find Mickeys recessed in the ceiling, on the bedding, and appearing on the shower wall only when the tile is wet. Watch classic Mickey cartoons on one of three flat-screen TVs in the living room, or even on a TV built into the bathroom mirror.

Space Suite, Kameha Grand Zurich in Switzerland
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Space Suite

Where: Kameha Grand Zurich in Switzerland
You'll feel like you've stumbled upon another realm in the ultra-modern space-themed suite at Kameha Grand Zurich. The sleek bed is designed to look like it's floating, and might remind some movie buffs of the monolith in "2001: A Space Odyssey." The floor and ceiling are painted like the cosmos, and silver furniture and astronaut accents add to the futuristic feel.

Arctic Room, Wildwood Inn in Florence, Kentucky
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Arctic Room

Where: Wildwood Inn in Florence, Kentucky
One of the most eye-catching of the many theme rooms at this kitschy northern Kentucky inn is the Arctic Room. It's made to look like a frigid ice cave, with undulating light-blue walls and ceilings and icy stalagmites and stalactites surrounding the bed. A table and chairs also are carved from the gleaming "ice." Getting a little chilly just thinking about it? There is a spa and a fireplace for some much-needed warmth.

Leaving Las Vegas Room, Sato Castle Motel in Taipei, Taiwan
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Leaving Las Vegas Room

Where: Sato Castle Motel in Taipei, Taiwan
You do indeed have to leave Las Vegas to find this Sin City-themed room, far across the Pacific at Taiwan's over-the-top Sato Castle Motel (yes, it really does look like a castle). The Vegas room comes complete with dollar-bill doors, coin-emblazoned wallpaper, playing-card bedding, glitzy mirrors and disco balls, and a gambling machine. Feeling a little frisky? There's even a stage that appears ready for your best pole-dancing moves.

Mayan Rainforest Suite, Black Swan Inn in Pocatello, Idaho
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Mayan Rainforest Suite

Where: Black Swan Inn in Pocatello, Idaho
Idaho may be the last place you would expect a Mayan getaway, but at Pocatello's Black Swan Inn, a tropical oasis awaits. The bed is surrounded by "ancient" carvings, and there are hand-painted murals of jungle scenes. You'll find a flat-screen TV and fireplace recessed into the faux stone walls. The dual-headed shower is set inside a giant tree, and a spa tub is upstairs in the bamboo treehouse.

Ski Room, Pitcher Inn in Warren, Vermont
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Ski Room

Where: Pitcher Inn in Warren, Vermont
This classic, luxurious New England inn boasts a bevy of beautifully themed guest rooms, including the cabin-like Ski Room, a must for anyone who loves hitting the slopes. Get cozy on the bed, framed by birch trees and a toboggan headboard. Vintage ski posters and memorabilia decorate the walls, and there's a brick fireplace across from a cozy leather couch. You'll even find a full kitchenette behind an old lift-ticket booth.

Hello Kitty Room, Keio Plaza Hotel in Tokyo
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Hello Kitty Room

Where: Keio Plaza Hotel in Tokyo
Hello Kitty is the epitome of kawaii, the Japanese culture of all things cute. Pay homage in this Hello Kitty room, decorated in an adorable pop-art style with cartoon-emblazoned carpet, 3D wallpaper, colorful stools, and a signed bathroom mirror. Guests get to take home Hello Kitty amenities including stationery, a doll, a skin-care set, slippers, and more. Just a few minutes away is Sanrio Puroland, an indoor theme park with tons more Hello Kitty for fans.

Pirate Room, Fantasyland Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Pirate Room

Where: Fantasyland Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Leave the landlubbers behind at this whimsical north-of-the-border hotel's Pirate Room, watched over by none other than Captain Jack Sparrow himself. The king bed is framed with heavy velvet drapes, and the kids will love climbing through a pirate ship to get to hidden bunk beds. There's also a Jacuzzi, two high-definition TVs, and a prime view of the neighboring water park.