Inside Germany’s car-themed hotel and ‘Disneyland for petrolheads’
I have just woken up in a Morris Minor – it’s 35 years since that last happened. A mechanic’s legs poke from under the front axle while a full-size Lockheed Starfighter jet from the 1960s traces across the sky.
My themed hotel room houses furniture fashioned from classic cars, engines remodelled as coffee tables and even a carwash bed, complete with spinning brushes. The receptionist is dressed as a racing driver and the bathroom soap is shaped like a VW Beetle.
Outside my “workshop” bedroom is a mouth-watering collection of automotive exotica that stretches for as far as the eye can see. Porsche, McLaren, Bentley – scores of classics and supercars displayed in glass boxes like giant Matchbox toys.
If there were a Disneyland for cars, this would be it. Motorworld is a one-stop shop for automotive enthusiasts, drawing more than 600,000 visitors a year to a former Second World War airfield…