The five floating hotels are anchored at the bank of river Buriganga in Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh.
Although it might be hard to believe, it’s true that one can stay in any of them for just less than half a U.S. dollar for one night.
SOUNDBITE(Bengali): SHAHJAHAN MIA, Manage of the Floating Hotel Sharitpur
“Sharitpur hotels opened before Bangladesh liberation. They are still making good profit even though poor people live there at cheaper prices. Our daily income stands about 1500-2000 taka after paying all the expenses including electricity and others bills.