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THEME LOVE HOTELS IN USA: S&M BONDAGE BED! STRANGE RETRO FANTASY LOVE HOTEL, DON Q INN, DODGEVILLE, WISCONSIN.


BONDAGE BED & KITSCH THEME HOTEL ROOMS! FANTASY ROOMS, STRANGE RETRO LOVE HOTELS. DON Q INN, DODGEVILLE, WISCONSIN, fantasuite hotels, fanta suite, unique honeymoon, 1970s love shack, water beds, igloo theme room, spaceship bed, swinging bed, handcuffs on bed, bondage room, love hotels, japanese love hotel

Yarr! Thanks for your sweet support for my new Huffington Post Travel TV show.

In the first episode, which you can watch here, I explore the kitschy Don Q Inn in Dodgeville, Wisconsin. Let me share behind-the-scenes images and stories from the shoot.

BONDAGE BED & KITSCH THEME HOTEL ROOMS! FANTASY ROOMS, STRANGE RETRO LOVE HOTELS. DON Q INN, DODGEVILLE, WISCONSIN, fantasuite hotels, fanta suite, unique honeymoon, 1970s love shack, water beds, igloo theme room, spaceship bed, swinging bed, handcuffs on bed, bondage room, love hotels, japanese love hotel

But first, as promised… here’s a photo of me in the “Mid-EVIL” fantasy room, writhing on the bondage bed!

Knights, LCD unicorn. Retro 70s kitsch decor BONDAGE BED & KITSCH THEME HOTEL ROOMS! FANTASY ROOMS, STRANGE RETRO LOVE HOTELS. DON Q INN, DODGEVILLE, WISCONSIN, fantasuite hotels, fanta suite, unique honeymoon, 1970s love shack, water beds, igloo theme room, spaceship bed, swinging bed, handcuffs on bed, bondage room, love hotels, japanese love hotel

The bed’s flanked by two knights, and a unicorn straight out of an LSD trip. Talk about a 1970s love shack.

BONDAGE BED & KITSCH THEME HOTEL ROOMS! FANTASY ROOMS, STRANGE RETRO LOVE HOTELS. DON Q INN, DODGEVILLE, WISCONSIN, fantasuite hotels, fanta suite, unique honeymoon, 1970s love shack, water beds, igloo theme room, spaceship bed, swinging bed, handcuffs on bed, bondage room, love hotels, japanese love hotel

The 21 theme rooms included a 2-story hot air balloon, Jungle, Caesar’s Palace, Teepee… and this swinging bed.

BONDAGE BED & KITSCH THEME HOTEL ROOMS! FANTASY ROOMS, STRANGE RETRO LOVE HOTELS. DON Q INN, DODGEVILLE, WISCONSIN, fantasuite hotels, fanta suite, unique honeymoon, 1970s love shack, water beds, igloo theme room, spaceship bed, swinging bed, handcuffs on bed, bondage room, love hotels, japanese love hotel

There’s only one word to describe the “Northern Lights” room. Cool.

BONDAGE BED & KITSCH THEME HOTEL ROOMS! FANTASY ROOMS, STRANGE RETRO LOVE HOTELS. DON Q INN, DODGEVILLE, WISCONSIN, fantasuite hotels, fanta suite, unique honeymoon, 1970s love shack, water beds, igloo theme room, spaceship bed, swinging bed, handcuffs on bed, bondage room, love hotels, japanese love hotel

I like to goof around and play (as you can see in the video). Here, I’m having a stand-off with “Mr Polar bear.”

BONDAGE BED & KITSCH THEME HOTEL ROOMS! FANTASY ROOMS, STRANGE RETRO LOVE HOTELS. DON Q INN, DODGEVILLE, WISCONSIN, fantasuite hotels, fanta suite, unique honeymoon, 1970s love shack, water beds, igloo theme room, spaceship bed, swinging bed, handcuffs on bed, bondage room, love hotels, japanese love hotel

Almost every bed had a mirror above it. Hmm, I wonder what why?

BONDAGE BED & KITSCH THEME HOTEL ROOMS! FANTASY ROOMS, STRANGE RETRO LOVE HOTELS. DON Q INN, DODGEVILLE, WISCONSIN, fantasuite hotels, fanta suite, unique honeymoon, 1970s love shack, water beds, igloo theme room, spaceship bed, swinging bed, handcuffs on bed, bondage room, love hotels, japanese love hotel

Have you ever sat on a Waterbed? I freaked out from the squishiness, and couldn’t get out! (Too bad this footage didn’t make the final cut.)

BONDAGE BED & KITSCH THEME HOTEL ROOMS! FANTASY ROOMS, STRANGE RETRO LOVE HOTELS. DON Q INN, DODGEVILLE, WISCONSIN, fantasuite hotels, fanta suite, unique honeymoon, 1970s love shack, water beds, igloo theme room, spaceship bed, swinging bed, handcuffs on bed, bondage room, love hotels, japanese love hotel

Hiding from the sheriff of Sherwood Forest. Previous guests carved their initials into the trunk of the tree. Only two adults are allowed to stay in each room… so I’m guessing strange stuff goes on behind closed doors.

BONDAGE BED & KITSCH THEME HOTEL ROOMS! FANTASY ROOMS, STRANGE RETRO LOVE HOTELS. DON Q INN, DODGEVILLE, WISCONSIN, fantasuite hotels, fanta suite, unique honeymoon, 1970s love shack, water beds, igloo theme room, spaceship bed, swinging bed, handcuffs on bed, bondage room, love hotels, japanese love hotel

The inn has an old Boeing jet in the back. Farrah Fawcett filmed a commercial here in the 1970s.

BONDAGE BED & KITSCH THEME HOTEL ROOMS! FANTASY ROOMS, STRANGE RETRO LOVE HOTELS. DON Q INN, DODGEVILLE, WISCONSIN, fantasuite hotels, fanta suite, unique honeymoon, 1970s love shack, water beds, igloo theme room, spaceship bed, swinging bed, handcuffs on bed, bondage room, love hotels, japanese love hotel

I felt like Wilma in the prehistoric Cave room. I was tempted to ring room service for an order of T-rex steak.

Please take a minute to view my Coolhunting Wacky Wisconsin” travel show for Huff Post, which I researched, arranged and hosted. Without your support, I won’t be able to keep the series going… so every click, Like/Share and Tweet counts.

What’s the strangest hotel you’ve ever stayed at? And which room would you reserve at the Don Q? Decide for yourself by watching my Huff Post video.

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47 Comments

  1. Posted August 24, 2011 at 12:26 am | Permalink

    whaa?! Thats awesome! I havent gotten on aol today Im gonna go check it out lol ^_^

  2. Posted August 24, 2011 at 12:27 am | Permalink

    Happy Birthday!! Enjoy your birthday bash!! since I cannot attend, I’m going to draw you something super cute!! ^^

  3. Posted August 24, 2011 at 12:27 am | Permalink

    fantastic 

  4. Posted August 24, 2011 at 12:27 am | Permalink

    your style rocks !!! 

  5. Posted August 24, 2011 at 12:27 am | Permalink

    YAY!:D 

  6. Posted August 24, 2011 at 12:29 am | Permalink

    Your an awesome person and pretty too lolz you rock our world happy birthday too

  7. Posted August 24, 2011 at 12:29 am | Permalink

     ‎:P Jealous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I want to be as gorgeous as you! :P

  8. Posted August 24, 2011 at 5:09 am | Permalink

    Happy belated birthday, Miss Carmina! Hmmm…the DON Q Hotel sounds like a must-go for me. If I ever get the chance to lodge there, DEFINITELY the ‘Mid-Evel’ room. Complete with the bondage bed, yessir…

    • Posted August 25, 2011 at 2:55 am | Permalink

      Thank you dear!! Yeah this love hotel puts the Japanese ones to shame!

  9. Posted August 24, 2011 at 8:54 pm | Permalink

    Wisconsin? Talk about Mid-West ethics ;) Love your hair, btw!!! Oh, and two people per room? They really ARE taking the fun out of the experience ;)

  10. Posted August 24, 2011 at 11:10 pm | Permalink

     i love ur hair *-*

  11. Posted August 24, 2011 at 11:10 pm | Permalink

    “Happy Birthday Pretty Girl…hope all dreams and wishes come true ♥

  12. Posted August 24, 2011 at 11:11 pm | Permalink

    That hotel looks kinky as hell xD <3

    • Posted August 25, 2011 at 2:55 am | Permalink

      Mid EVIL room hah

  13. Posted August 24, 2011 at 11:11 pm | Permalink

    I think the swinging one could be fun, although it might give me sea sickness… LOL

  14. Posted August 24, 2011 at 11:14 pm | Permalink

    On second thought, maybe the Caesar one would be better. Provided it has no snake, I can dream of being Cleopatra!! *o* LOL

  15. Posted August 24, 2011 at 11:14 pm | Permalink

    I live in wisconsin, and I think I may know where that is… o:

  16. Posted August 24, 2011 at 11:32 pm | Permalink

    Yes it would have been soo fun and all the outfitssss <3 :( happy birthday love ur blog

  17. Posted August 24, 2011 at 11:48 pm | Permalink

     ^O^ You’re a very kind hearted person you know. When my birthday comes…we have big hello kitty party at gay club neighbours…you should come! Maybe RuRu (RuPaul) join us! ^.^

  18. Posted August 25, 2011 at 3:01 am | Permalink

    Happy belated late late birthday!!! Sorry I would’ve told u sooner but school started up again;busy. So now I’m telling you. :)

  19. Posted August 25, 2011 at 3:16 am | Permalink

    My father hailed from Wisconsin (born in Wausau; lived near Marshfield).

  20. Posted August 25, 2011 at 5:43 am | Permalink

     I just watched it, and I’m looking forward to the upcoming episodes! c:

    • Posted August 25, 2011 at 9:52 pm | Permalink

      Yayyyy so happy!

  21. Posted August 25, 2011 at 5:44 am | Permalink

    xD that is cute!

  22. Posted August 25, 2011 at 5:44 am | Permalink

    Totally diggin’ the red hair!

  23. Posted August 25, 2011 at 5:44 am | Permalink

     Hai! =D The curls are beautiful

  24. Posted August 25, 2011 at 6:03 am | Permalink

    YOU WHERE IN WISCONSIN? WHY YOU NO VISIT ME?! I’M IN MINNESOTAA!

    • Posted August 25, 2011 at 9:52 pm | Permalink

      Hopefully I can do a show in Minnesota next ;)

  25. Posted August 25, 2011 at 6:22 am | Permalink

    Hope u had a wonderful bday!

  26. Posted August 25, 2011 at 6:27 am | Permalink

    Cool vid!

  27. Posted August 25, 2011 at 3:19 pm | Permalink

    Uhh, there’s something behind you ;D

  28. Posted August 25, 2011 at 3:19 pm | Permalink

    your curls are cool like a eskimo igloo,Girl…your pal,will chew.

  29. Posted August 25, 2011 at 3:19 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for the feature Carmina! Love your new show! Good Luck!

  30. Posted August 25, 2011 at 3:19 pm | Permalink

    Cuuuuuute!

  31. Posted August 25, 2011 at 9:34 pm | Permalink

    OMG the bear S:

  32. Posted August 25, 2011 at 9:49 pm | Permalink

    we need more love hotels in the u.s.

  33. Posted August 31, 2011 at 6:54 am | Permalink

    Good post

    • Posted September 2, 2011 at 3:56 am | Permalink

      Thanks – more from my travel show coming soon!

  34. Posted January 17, 2014 at 1:11 am | Permalink

    I saw the plane and realized I had been to the Don Q (although I didn’t stay there) on a NYC-to-Billings, MT-and-back motorcycle trip. I have pictures of the plane and the lobby fireplace surrounded by barbers chairs. Very cool. Oh, and FYI, the plane is not a jet. It has propellers.

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