Napa Valley, CA, USA - September 24 2013: Front shot of The Wine Train on a bight sunny day
Beautiful Train Stations That Were Transformed Into Hotels
This gorgeous English hotel was a functioning train station until the 1960s. Now, the ticket office serves as a bedroom, and the ladies' waiting area is a kitchen.
Alton Station
Some original features remain, such as the plaster panels, the ticket barrier at the booking office, and oil lamps. It also features gorgeous views of the nearby Churnet Valley.
This Spanish property opened as a railway port near the French border in the 1920s. The interior design is very Art Deco, with tons of brass, wood, and velvet.
Canfranc Estación
The building's original purpose is evident from the arched doorways, windows, and high ceilings in the lobby. Additions include a plush heated pool and a fully equipped gym.
This property was once a piece of the city's original Union Station and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
Crowne Plaza Indianapolis
One of the most fascinating aspects of the hotel is the rooms, with 26 of the accommodations set inside actual Pullman train carriages dating from the early 1900s.
This property opened as a train station called Chattanooga Choo Choo in Tennessee in the 1970s. Today, it features rooms built inside former train carriages.
Hotel Chalet
For the complete experience, book a MacArthur Suite, which stretches across the length of an entire train car and features its own dining area, powder room, and private terrace.
This station in Bosnia and Herzegovina has been transformed into a cozy, quaint hotel with only six rooms, meaning every guest gets a personal experience.
Hotel Stanica Ravno
Travelers can look forward to quiet, soothing rooms with four-poster beds, comforting color schemes, and walls of exposed brick that speak of the building's past.