You Put Fish in an Aquarium

You Put Fish in an Aquarium
The average everyday person works hard and makes many sacrifices to save enough money to take that once in a lifetime perfect vacation. Let's face it! You might stay in a hotel when you're on vacation, but you won't spend most your time in the hotel room!

Saw an interesting advertisement for an underwater hotel suite and this thought came to my mind?

You put fish in an aquarium. Not humans.

There are a number of reasons I find an underwater hotel suite very disturbing.

No 1: What happens if there is a tsunami? No 2: How quick could I get out in the event of an emergency? No 3: No way the hotel owner could ever convince me it's not dangerous. No 4: No way I'm sleeping a room like that by myself. That puts more than one person in danger. No 5: I can't swim! Only an idiot who can't swim would book a room in an underwater hotel!

No way I'm going to sleep in a hotel room that's underwater?

Do you agree with me?

Agree

rage35

I Agree

I also don't know how to swim and staying in an underwater hotel is very dangerous for me. As what you have said, in the events wherein there is an emergency. A big earthquake. You will be stuck inside and drowned.
Posted by rage35 on 05-26-2018
overcast

Agree

I think underwater hotels and the places can be fun for a change. But they should not be a norm. So that way it becomes something that people try to do to make money overnight. That's something you have to understand.
Posted by overcast on 04-25-2018
Martinsx

Might enjoy it

I have a natural love for waters and I pretty know how to swim very ever since my childhood but I haven't had the experience of being in such kind of hotel under water. Maybe when next I visit some of the nice resorts we have here that are built under water, I would see the possibility of trying such hotel out.
Posted by Martinsx on 04-29-2018
Kakashi2020

Under the Sea

I do really think that it's a great idea because two thirds of our planet is covered by water. It's high time for humans to venture and conquer the seas by building cities under it. Since it's beggining to get crowded above ground because of over population then why not make some developments under water. Eventually we could have whole cities built beneath the sea.
Posted by Kakashi2020 on 04-29-2018
treecko142

Scary

In my opinion, the concept for such hotels is good, but I still can't remove my personal concerns regarding safety no matter how many proof there is of its safety, not to mention the price of such hotels.
Posted by treecko142 on 04-30-2018
jaybee19

I don't think it's that safe.

I do agree with your stand against the idea of this hotel. For me, having such hotel room is very scary specially if everything inside the room is made out of glass because you know we're talking about 'aquarium' here tho. I mean, what if there's a sudden earthquake? part from drowning in the water because not all people can swim, you might also die because of the glass that might stab you after it breaks because of the quake.
Posted by jaybee19 on 05-04-2018
superlicca

Not safe

I agree with you. Sleeping in this kind of place is so scary. I respect what the hotel concept is but for me, safety first. No matter how prepared they are, they cannot do anything if a disaster like a strong earthquake happens. Everyone will just lose his/her life.
Posted by superlicca on 09-08-2018
Zelmontero

SAFER THE BETTER

It will be very disturbing for me also. I will not be able to sleep. It will feel like drowning so I will definitely can not stay to a hotel like that. I am a type of person that also take some precaution when traveling. And, staying in an underwater hotel limits my option for an escape plan if there is an unfortunate event that can happen. For me I will go to a safer place because safer the better.
Posted by Zelmontero on 08-23-2018

Disagree

kingcool52

It's nice

I do agree with, it's not something that is common and it is a bit unusual, but I do think there are people that would love it. I would love to stay there for a while because it would be amazing to sleep somewhere where you just look around and can see various different nautical wildlife.
Posted by kingcool52 on 04-24-2018
jyy

I trust engineers.

To be honest, most of our buildings without proper engineering would be death traps! So in that case, I don't see how an underwater hotel would be a danger. Anyway, if you think underwater is dangerous, how about something equally dangerous, anything to do with outer space!
Posted by jyy on 06-06-2018
manmad

New experience.

It is a completely new experience and it's definitely going to be really cool the first time you try it, I'm not too sure if it's going to be as fun the next times, however if there are a lot of underwater hotels at different locations then it might be worth giving them a try, I can see how it could become dull, just because you are not moving around too much, but it's something that should be tried.
Posted by manmad on 04-28-2018
Wubwub

I don't like underwater

I also would worry about the same things but mostly I just prefer not being underwater in the first place. I don't like being in boats and I don't like being in beaches as much as possible. I'm thankfully not terrified or have phobias but I just don't like it and I prefer traditional hotels anyway. I also don't like gimmicks all that much and am very satisfied with just a fancy hotel so if I were to spend more money on a hotel I would prefer to just spend it to get a more expensive rental instead of a gimmick.
Posted by Wubwub on 07-04-2018
MomoStarr16

yes

It is too way relaxing. If you want it then go if you don't want then just don't go in a hotel like that.
Posted by MomoStarr16 on 05-27-2018
albino

Relaxing

I think its just another style of art to make an underwater hotel and a new experience also to travelers who spend their nights to sleep in some hotels. For me its relaxing because I love underwater view, it is only a view to give a new kind of relaxation effect to tourist or travelers.
Posted by albino on 05-05-2018
amelia88

I think it would be fine

I'm not worried about it at all - to me it's as risky as if there was a natural disaster that would occur in any hotel, such as an earthquake. I think it would be a really interesting experience and I'm sure there were a lot of design specifications that had to be checked and double checked before something like this was allowed to go ahead, so I'm confident it's okay.
Posted by amelia88 on 05-07-2018
j121

You're overthinking!

Like other people have mentioned the result of a major seismic event will be brutal no matter where you live.

Imagine living in an apartment in a skyscraper, a major earthquake/tsunami and you're done. Well if you try to leave the building it may just fall over you! And if you decide to stay inside oh well, you know what's going to happen.

The fact that having a resort underwater is crazy is possibly the reason why someone will visit this place, provided they are prepared to spend a good chunk of their money. Think of it as a tourist spot gated behind an arm and a knee.

Posted by j121 on 07-04-2018
Therese16

Amazing view!

If I will be given a chance to sleep in that underwater hotel, I would say yes right away. It's amazing! What a wonderful view. I hate to disagree but I love the idea of an underwater hotel and seeing different kinds of sea animal lying and relaxing in a bed is breathtaking. I don’t know how to swim but I would love to book in an underwater hotel.
Posted by Therese16 on 09-06-2018

Comments

nekonieden
I do agree with you. We are humans, not fish so why do they have to promote that kind of service or advertisement? The creator should think of great disadvantages if ever they would like to have a service like that. For me if I were their costumer, I can't relax myself as I might feel like I am not safe and scared.
Posted by nekonieden on 04-24-2018
ion
Yeah you're right, it should be an ocean park, and not hotel. after a long travel, the thing we are going to do is to sleep, because for sure we are on vacation to travel and explore the particular place, and not the hotel. How are we able to enjoy this under water hotel if we are tired and about to sleep in our room? But honestly, I like the creativity of this hotel. although I agree you because I don't know how to swim also, I like the concepts, but for sure they destroy a lot of corals for that.
Posted by ion on 04-24-2018
Barida
Well, I don't see anything wrong with people living their lives that they want to leave as long as that type of life doesn't affect the other people that are around them. This is the reason I think that having that type of hotel that is situated under the water shouldnt be a worry to me since I don't have any reason I should take a vacation under such circumstances.

However, I have this feeling that those that build such hotel suites must have considered some of the things you are having doubts about before they began making such moves as well.
Posted by Barida on 04-25-2018
overcast
I think it's reasonable to say it is a good experiment. And many business such as this do experiment. And things do happen in due time. You can see that aquarium type of hotels can be fun for the sake of hotels. But not necessary that they may have any concrete value in such case. I have found that type of approach not so good for sure.
Posted by overcast on 04-25-2018
babyright
Since i cant swim it will be very difficult for me to book a room or suite in hotel that is under the water, the under water hotel is also risky for those that can swim because if there is an emergency like tsunami it can also affect them.
Posted by babyright on 04-25-2018
overcast
I think it can be silent and easy on the eyes too. I have seen some of the people making use of the such hotels. And that I find really good for the ambiance. I'd definitely consider the aquarium for more or less of the stay there. It may work out if you ask me. It does seems reasonable for vacation or so.
Posted by overcast on 09-21-2018
EfficientNinja
I don't really know how to swim so this is a tough choice for me. I am quite interested in these underwater hotels and I feel excited whenever I see them on TV shows or documentaries. I want to try them but I think there's a very high chance that I'll be the first to die if ever there is an emergency that will occur. I can't swim but I love the sea.
Posted by EfficientNinja on 04-26-2018
chatbox
That underwater hotel stay is in my bucket list. It should be a very exciting stay that I wouldn't be able to sleep. I don't think that guests would actually book a stay in an underwater hotel to sleep. The entire stay is an adventure in itself. Imagine dining under the ocean with only glass separating you from underwater creatures? I know how to swim but I'm not sure if that can help in case of extreme emergencies like a tsunami. I think, though, that an airplane ride is far riskier than staying in an underwater hotel.
Posted by chatbox on 04-28-2018
ion
Yeah, just glass away to your death. :) Your right, No chance for the visitors to sleep in this kind of hotel, as long as they can, they will stay awake to watch this expensive views. This gonna be once in a lifetime experience, you have to enjoy it.
Posted by ion on 07-09-2018
lovely
in as much as I will like to agree with you,I think it about choices, because no body forces anyone to stay in a water park hotel,you only make your choice of staying in one. What ads does is to create awareness and promote thing and it will be up to individuals to either accept it or not.
Posted by lovely on 04-28-2018
ion
Yeah that's right, The hotel I think just want you to experience this kind of accommodation, beside the amount per night or day in that kind of hotel is really expensive, I know even the reach person will not stay there for a week, and that's right, we have a choice to refuse this.
Posted by ion on 07-07-2018
ion
Yeah that's right, The hotel I think just want you to experience this kind of accommodation, beside the amount per night or day in that kind of hotel is really expensive, I know even the reach person will not stay there for a week, and that's right, we have a choice to refuse this.
Posted by ion on 07-07-2018
NickJ
I think underwater homes, motels, hotels, etc are going to be the next big wave of the future. While they won't be for everyone, there will be a select group of people who'd be willing a pretty penny to spend a week to a month living inside of an underwater structure. It's kind of like a submarine really. Except, unlike a submarine which is used as a method of transportation for military personnel, this would be for leisure purposes only.
Posted by NickJ on 04-29-2018
vinaya
The questions the OP has asked looks silly to me. If she is concerned about the emergency situation such as a tsunami in the underwater hotel, what would she say about the earthquakes, tornadoes, and volcanoes? Natural disasters can harm people everywhere and you never know when earthquakes, tornadoes, volcanoes will strike. Imagine you are living in the suit on the 100th floor and earthquake occur? do you think you will be able to fly and land on a safe zone?
Posted by vinaya on 04-29-2018
cmoneyspinner
People on land have survived earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, volcanoes, etc. If you are already underwater, what are your chances of surviving a tsunami? Especially when you can't swim? The questions may sound silly. But the idea of an underwater hotel sounds silly to me! The silly questions were the result of a silly idea.
Posted by cmoneyspinner on 04-30-2018
vinaya
I have never lived in extreme hotels. In our country, there is a hotel just beneath the Mount Everest. This hotel is at the highest altitude in the world. The air is so thin the hotel provides oxygen in every room. The hotel also has a medical officer who is always ready to treat high altitude sickness. The hotel is not for luxury but for the people who trek to Everest. Extreme hotels may not be liked by everyone.
Posted by vinaya on 05-03-2018
Steve5
I'm okay with it. I understand that it has its potential risks. But you won't be doing it on a regular basis. It's more likely people will consider going there for the fun of it. You simply have to know that there's not much we can do to predict the future. Have faith that all will be well.
Posted by Steve5 on 04-30-2018
Denis_P
Well first off, I have to say that this is quite a novel idea. I think it's cool for the people who have the guts to stay in such a hotel. That being said, as cool as it is, there is no way in seven hells that you would catch me staying at such a hotel. Ever since I was a kid, I've had an irrational fear of aquariums. Don't get me wrong, I think that they're beautiful and can be both entertaining and educational. However, any time I go to an aquarium I am incredibly uneasy the whole time because I have such little faith in the engineering. I always assume that the glass is going to break and I'll end up underwater with who knows what kind of fish. Irrational? Yes. But phobias aren't exactly voluntary or rational.
Posted by Denis_P on 05-01-2018
vinaya
If you are adventurous by nature, you will surely like this concept. The OP is worried about situations like a tsunami when you are staying in the room under water. Life is uncertain, you can die from silly reasons. You are in extreme situations do not mean you are bound to die, you will never die until death knocks you. My grand-mother-in-law died from ant bites. Her husband died from the infections caused by throne I will be interested in living in extreme conditions.
Posted by vinaya on 05-07-2018
peachpurple
I cannot swim, neither would I go live under the water. I would had drowned before I could see the coral nor the fishes ! Maybe the rich and famous would live under the water just to create publicity
Posted by peachpurple on 05-09-2018
vhinz
This could be fun for people who love underwater adventure. But for me, I'm not comfortable doing it because I'm afraid of being in the place when I know there's just a little chance of getting out when something bad happens.
Posted by vhinz on 05-09-2018
ballyhara
That sounds amazing, I definitively want to do it. We are humans, it's our nature to explore and experience something new. Is not like you are going to live there, it would be just one or two nights to experience the feeling. I know, if I consider all the possible tragedies that can happen while being there, then I wouldn't get even close. But then I think that a tragedy can happen anywhere at anytime, so life is too short to be thinking only the bad things, just see it as something exciting, different, and if you don't like it, then don't do it again, but at least you give yourself a chance to try it out.
Posted by ballyhara on 05-15-2018
Kakashi2020
I think that going underground and under water would be the next place man would built cities. It's really getting crowded on land and the price of realestate just keeps coming up. An alternative to this would be living under the sea or underground, let's face it, with the looming problem of overpopulation, the world as we know now is getting smaller by the minute, we need to create more space and utilizing the vast lands under the oceans to build cities in is one possible option for humankind.
Posted by Kakashi2020 on 05-19-2018
mitan143
Honestly, I couldn't disagree nor agree on this topic. Both side has a point. Yes, I agree on your what ifs and no one should force you to book a room that's underwater. No one knows when will unexpected phenomenon be happening and that's for sure not safe for the clients. But I think it is also good for those people who want to feel or to experience something new in their lives. Whoever created that idea of having a hotel underwater is also somehow a brilliant one because I find the idea very interesting. There's only one question that would interest people to try it, what does it feel having one night or a day resting in a room underwater. Some people will go crazy in curiosity and that might decided them to choose that hotel over the usual ones. But still, there are also a lot of people who will never tried it to ensure their safeness.
Posted by mitan143 on 05-21-2018
MomoStarr16
It is hard to vote but it was a huge difference about fish and human so don't compare them both. They can live there while us we can't. They don't have mind just like us. They will be okay living in an aquarium I guess.
Posted by MomoStarr16 on 05-25-2018
jaymish
This is weird but interesting. It sounds like something a child would be interested in.I would like to do this for a few hours, maybe hand and chill out. It is something I would want to experience wide awake. It is definitely something I would be interested in experiencing while asleep. You're right I also remember the tsunami. Why would you want to sleep underwater? I don't understand how submerged is a view. I would understand, sleeping on the water because you can look out at the ocean and the skies and enjoy a bit of sun.Under water? I just don't get that at all.
Posted by jaymish on 05-31-2018
bienn05
Underwater hotels are just styles and I think that it is just created because of new technologies. They built it because technology can sustain this even in the midst of emergency. It is not like that they only want something like this and did not study about this. Of course, they do study this before they will do it.
Posted by bienn05 on 06-06-2018
jyy
People live in submarines, don't they? How is this any different? Yes, of course, if something bad happens your done for! That's the way it is in submarines and underwater hotels, and also spacecraft.
Posted by jyy on 06-06-2018
Drean2002
For me,it is relaxing to the eyes but it gets disturbing especially when you like to go to sleep. When you mean by tsunami. That would be possible but if the underwater hotel is in a place where no tsunami happens then I think it is just fine. I doubt that bad things will happen to you if you stay in the underwater hotel especially that we have technologies and also if you believe that nothing will happen to you and let God guide you in this underwater hotel then it is fine. It is just disturbing for me to sleep in a underwater hotel. So my answer is neither.
Posted by Drean2002 on 06-29-2018
Corzhens
I have seen big aquariums in the zoo in Singapore and other countries. They give a semblance of being underwater since you can see the big fishes swimming in the aquarium. But to think that I would be staying in a hotel with a room under water, that would be foolish. For sure, I might not be able to sleep well since I am not used to the scenery. Next, I may be scared with the thought that what happens when the aquarium breaks?
Posted by Corzhens on 07-04-2018
RhealaineS
Just thinking about it makes me feel cringe. I don't know how to swim and I also don't think I will be comfortable inside an underwater hotel. Instead of relaxing, I might feel anxious since I am an overthinker.
Posted by RhealaineS on 07-08-2018
ion
Honestly, I can't afford to sleep in this kind of hotel, this is just for luxury, and other things is we're not obligated to sleep there. But I really like how they build this kind of hotel, even it's looks scary, I know that a lot of people want to try and experience this thing.
Posted by ion on 07-12-2018
ion
Honestly, I can't afford to sleep in this kind of hotel, this is just for luxury, and other things is we're not obligated to sleep there. But I really like how they build this kind of hotel, even it's looks scary, I know that a lot of people want to try and experience this thing.
Posted by ion on 07-12-2018
Marako0406
I would try it just once just to experience it. Given that there is danger but If a person is really a optimistic about it and adventurous one and can afford to stay for just one night or two then it would be a rewarding experience that one can have. Of course before booking one should really know how to swim just in case there would be water all over the place, what I mean is it would be a requirement. I believe there would be and emergency protocol or plan for these kinds of hotel.
Posted by Marako0406 on 07-25-2018
Chinet23
I will not go to this kind of hotel either but I think it's actually a brilliant idea. I think for some people it's something that they can put on their bucket list. The only reason I'm not going is because I might feel uneasy and scared. Because I find the deep blue ocean too mysterious and scary. I appreciate the beauty but maybe only from a distance like films or photos but not the actual experience. And I hate that I feel this way because I'm missing out the thrill that some people experience.
Posted by Chinet23 on 07-27-2018
NesMarcos
This is such an interesting hotel! Though I can't swim that much, I would still like to book an underwater hotel room because this is a once in a lifetime and since I like adventure, I think this would fit me well. Thinking of how dangerous it is because there might be a tsunami or any other unexpected event to happen that will put my life in danger, I would still want to try it.
Posted by NesMarcos on 08-08-2018
blackmist
Underwater hotel are not that bad as long as it is engineered properly. I would book if it has an emergency features that can help me survive if something unexpected would happen but if not never mind. Sleeping surrounded by water is a little bet risky but this would be best for those people who like to experience something even if it could risk them their live's.
Posted by blackmist on 08-13-2018
Martin
I would love very much to agree with all the aspects that you have outlined. The only problem is that my adrenaline spiked a but when reading the post meaning that I consider it risky enough to be a fun experience. After all, its all about the memories that one will get to make.
Posted by Martin on 08-29-2018
romy_ter
We have different point of views and we all consider everyone. Its true, hotel rooms with customised aquarium for me are way amazing and unique. They created these ideas for those people who cannot go to beaches anymore still enjoy the under sea corals and different fishes around the world while your in your suite. I still wanna try to experience with live corals, swaying plants around you and live fishes chasing each other. I believe that the owners wont do or create such design that will destroy their business. The engineers and the architects of the hotel already have their safety measures in case these kind of calamity happens and its more way ahead knowledge and expertise they have on it.
Posted by romy_ter on 09-07-2018
superlicca
The experience can be amazing for others since they get a good view. It can be also a unique experience. But no matter how beautiful it is, I will always be worried if I will sleep in this kind of hotel. Being able to swim is not a guarantee that you can survive in case of an emergency. And maybe one of the reasons why I don't like this is that I don't like seeing creatures under the sea.
Posted by superlicca on 09-12-2018