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Hotel Costa Verde, Costa Rica

While sleeping comfortably on an actual flight can be challenging, hoteliers offer gracious accommodations on grounded, converted models. At Costa Rica’s Hotel Costa Verde, for example, a retired 1965 Boeing 727, soaring 50’ high, offers unobstructed views of the rainforest and ocean. “Executive Suite 727”, accessible by spiral stairs, is an air-conditioned two-bedroom suite that sleeps six and features Java teak paneling, a kitchenette, and a large deck.


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