Hamster Villa Lets You Experience Life as a Small Rodent! According to French scenographer Yann Falquerho, sometimes people really do want to live like their caged pets and he could be right as his creation The Villa Hamster is immensely popular. The hotel allows you to experience exactly what the life of a caged hamster is like. So what exactly do you get to experience at the Villa Hamster? Well, for starters, the place dates back to the 1700s and it has cages for rooms. Other features include hay stacks to sleep on (accessible only through step ladders) and human-sized running wheels. Organic hamster grains are served in little containers, while guests sip water through a tube. Nantes, France.