World's Smallest Hotel

World's Smallest Hotel

"Marriage House" a popular spot for newlyweds.

At a mere 173 square feet, the "Eh'haeusl" or "marriage house" has quite a large reputation. The Bavarian hotel, built in 1728, is a fixture in South Germany's history, according to Reuters.

What does 173 square feet get you? Three stories, actually: The first floor is the entryway, the second floor the bathroom, and the third, the bedroom.

The structure was built by placing a front, back, and roof between the tiny space between two existing buildings. Voila: a cozy home for two. Actually, the space served many a newlywed, as it's name "marriage house," implies: According to 18th-century law, couples who intended to marry needed to own property to do so. The tiny house was quickly constructed and passed from couple to couple to allow lovebirds a way to the altar.

Since then, it's undergone a massive renovation, as seen in the video tour, and has become a honeymooners' attraction. What a romantic way to celebrate the nuptials, no?

On that note, maybe you're no longer a newlywed; maybe you can't make it to Germany. In either case, hotel stays are one of our favorite ways to spice things up. Nothing like a quick getaway to break the dinner/TV/reading in bed routine. Tango tracked down some equally interesting hotel hot spots in the States–perfect for revving up the engines (if you get our drift). For example:

W Hotels: Its Feel the Wuv special promises Vosges Haut-Chocolat bon-bons, Jimmyjane massage lotions, and “Passioneers”–romance concierges who track down any erotica you desire–making going outdoors unnecessary., $229 per night.

Check out more Romp Rooms here.


Expert advice

Save your breath because you only need two words to make him commit.
Are you REALLY thinking about their happiness?
If you keep finding yourself in heartbreaking, dead end relationships, listen up.
It seems like you can't do anything right.