Retired helicopter turned into a hotel

Published on : Saturday, July 15, 2017

bkpam2235048_seakinghelicopterglamping-149_1Sea King helicopter is now installed on a camp site in Stirling, Scotland, as it is now turned into a luxury hotel. Stirling is a city known as” Gateway to the Highlands” allure the tourists not only for the eco-tourism but also for the business trips, due to the presence of the city centre with major commercial hubs.



Sea King helicopter was discontinued from the operation and decommissioned in an online MOD auction for £7,000 in March 2016. It was earlier the rescue operation helicopter and had transported more than 320 miles by road before it was craned to the eco camp site for the hotel purpose.



This converted Sea King helicopter is available for overnight stays at the rate of £150 to £200 per night. The helicopter is now in defunct mode.



Over the summer months, the hotel authorities have renovated and designed the interior of the cockpit and the other parts and gradually turned into a hotel for stay, but without pets. They sourced from eBay some original rotor blades and replaced her tail rotors.



The exterior of the Sea King helicopter is also renovated and made its original. The Royal emblem and the symbols are restored with the use of colours. The exterior colour is now look alike with any modern day commissioned helicopter and one who will stay there can experience the feeling of stay in a helicopter than staying hotel.



The hotel offers the luxurious suite with all the basic amenities. The spacious interior will make a remarkable holiday there and easily can suit a family of five (2 adults and 3 children). The helicopter has a double and a triple bed as well as single bed in the tail.


The hotel has the self-catering equipment, bedding, spacious sitting arrangements and electricity.



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