in Lana, South Tyrol, Italy, Schwarzschmidt Hotel It reflects the serene beauty of its surroundings through spacious rooms and an emphasis on wellness that includes a spa, yoga and meditation sessions, and its own vineyard. Originally built in 1981, the hotel has recently been updated with an abundance of regional materials, such as pine, fir, and marble from the Vinschgau Valley, and porphyry tiles from the Sarntal Valley. Public spaces, particularly the lobby and slow-food bar Luce, function as grand living rooms that radiate contemporary warmth with touches like custom lamps by Harry Thaler and handmade sheepskin rugs. The wellness area includes a 29-metre outdoor pool and a smaller indoor pool, as well as a Finnish sauna, biosauna, steam room, and relaxation areas. private yoga lessons and “awakening consciousness” Sessions – which include steaming tea, discussion and meditation – are also held here.
With aesthetic options inspired by the Italian masters of modernity and a location directly on the coast in Laiguilia, Windsor Hotel It is a luxury retreat defined by refined elegance and a celebration of the local Italian heritage. The beautifully restored building, which was abandoned nearly two decades ago and is a listed building, now features a modestly decorated façade that gives way to an open floor plan, brightly accented by floor-to-ceiling windows that open out to the sea. Each of the 25 rooms features original structural details paired with geometric shapes and neutral tones, custom furniture, iconic pieces of Italian design, and sculptural artwork. The private sandy beach, which is referred to as Bagni Windsor, offers 80 sun beds and 40 custom parasols, while the on-site Windsor Restaurant highlights ingredients from the region, including seafood caught in the Ligurian Sea, Albenga artichokes, and trombetta zucchinis.
in Freigeist Goettingen NordstadtLocated in the newly created Sartorius district of Göttingen, Germany, is where industrial elegance meets Mediterranean warmth. Geometric details include large lattice windows, black steel accents, corrugated metal siding, and old worktops that have been recycled to create tables. These features are softened by a warm color palette expressed in white linen curtains and original Turkish kilim rugs, which have also been repurposed as sofa covers and cushions. The on-site restaurant, East of Italy, serves light Levantine fare and classic Neapolitan dishes, and the Viani Alimentari is stocked with hearty Italian fare. The on-site Weights & Measures bar serves signature drinks inspired by Mediterranean destinations, and the FREIgeist Skybar does more than just drinks: Here, guests can enjoy views of the entire city.
far north in Germany, Wilmina Tucked away in a quiet courtyard in the beating heart of West Berlin. Housed in a 120-year-old former women’s prison, the historic site has been carefully reimagined by world-renowned firm Grüntuch Ernst Architects to create a haven of secret gardens and refined simplicity. Paying homage to the building’s history, some of the original fixtures, such as railings, staircases, and even cell doors, remain in place, while contemporary features such as Bocci’s multi-story light fixtures provide an undeniably modern feel. No two of the 44 rooms are alike, but all are specified in light colors, soft textures, and warm, high-quality materials. Oversized windows, open spaces, a roof deck, and an abundance of factory facilities inside and out add to an overwhelming sense of serenity.
in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, Loma Hotel Connecting the city’s new creative energy with Borneo’s ancient rainforest – and with Lama Meaning “home” in the Bajau language, the hotel’s inclusive ethos is to create a place where both locals and guests can settle down. Spacious bejeweled couches, rotating displays of local art, playlists curated by Sabahan musicians, coffee by locals roastery Crack Inc. It is among the features that invite guests to stay in the lobby for a longer period. Other public venues include destination restaurants Jojo Gastrobar, which serves modern Asian cuisine and creative cocktails. Hinode, which has a traditional Japanese menu; and Fish Market, a Chinese hotspot. Upstairs, guestrooms are defined by a calm created by Japanese-inspired lines, light oak floors, and Sarcy-wood wardrobes.
Honoring centuries of history while exuding contemporary urban spirit is House Old Tbilisi Hotel. Set within a listed cultural heritage building, the hotel features beautifully restored wooden balconies, intricate old woodwork and attractive terraces, as well as old doors and even an original chimney in the basement. To evoke a contemporary essence, hues of burnt orange, muted red, and taupe are paired with patterned wallpapers and hand-drawn portraits of iconic Georgian characters by well-known local artist Musya Qeburia. The bespoke furniture – much of it made from recycled wood – also reflects the city’s Eurasian heritage through a mix of Asian and European styles, and the in-house Blue Fox Restaurant infuses international cuisine with local flavours.
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