Is this the world's cheapest hotel? Guests have to share a bed with 17 other people at this floating hostel... but it costs just 31p a night
If the mention of a floating hotel conjures visions of a futuristic designer hub, think again, as at one such establishment in Bangladesh, you won't even find a mattress.
And to make matters even less comfortable for those who value their personal space, guests spending the night in its cheapest rooms will need to do so while lying next to other holidaymakers.
But despite the basic facilities, workers and tourists flock to the Faridpur Hotel in Dhaka because an overnight stay there costs as little as 31p.
These cheap floating hotels popped up for the first time in the city in the Fifties,... read more
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