5 design hotels for sleeping with art lifestyle
These hotels wake the guest’s emotions up through design spaces which simulate art galleries.
Zaha Hadid, Roman & Williams, Jean Nouvel: the sensory tourism experience for the most creative minds in the world.
The Freehand Hotel, New York
Based in 23 Lexington Avenue, in the New York Flatiron district in Manhattan, this hotel is a legend among some of the most outstanding figures of the 20th century. Between 1928 and 2016, the year when it was closed for refurbishment; writers, poets and musicians stayed at the old George Washington Hotel. Personalities such as Dee Dee Ramone, the founding member of The Ramones; the playwright Jeffrey Stanley and Minoru Yamasaki, the architect who drew up the first plans for the World Trade Center in this hotel’s suite; decided on the history of a place which today has some 395 modern rooms. In spite of its cutting-edge indoors with a touch of yesteryear, the designers Roman and Williams kept its Brick Cast & Italian Stone Renaissance style facade.
The Puerta América Hotel, Madrid
It is one of the most renowned and distinctive design hotels in Madrid in terms of interior design. Each of the floor areas offers a different concept of room, combing with different materials, colours and shapes to enhance clients’ sensory experiences. Up to 19 of the best architecture studios in the world have participated in its design, among which there are Pritzker winners, namely: Norman Foster, Zaha Hadid and Jean Nouvel. The idea of freedom coming true. A set of contrasts and unique personalities.
The Aire de Bardenas Hotel, Tudela
Privileged views of the Bardenas Reales Natural Park and the possibility of staying overnight in a cube room or an air bubble. This is the unique design offered by the Aire de Bardenas Hotel in Tudela, Navarra. In the midst of wheat fields and with no other lighting than the stars, its clients can live a moon-like experience, in which tranquility and escapism prevail.
The Paradiso Art Hotel, Ibiza
Between the Comta and Bassa coves in the town of San José, we have this hotel which not only reminds us of Miami and urban art but also of Italian architecture from the 70s. A design hotel in Ibiza which is in one the of the most popular tourist spots in Spain, which sees colour in every place and a refined Art Deco style. Designed by the Ilmiodesign studio, it has become a permanent contemporary art exhibition, as well as the special experience that guests have in each one of the suits. The Zero Suite, which can be found in the lobby, is a project never seen before. A glazed cubicle which, although it can be slept in, lets everyone see inside.
The Generator Hotel, Amsterdam
The Generator hotel chain has made urban design hotels its very own seal of identity. A modern tourist offer which is affordable for all-rounder clients with a cosmopolitan spirit. The Generator Hotel in Amsterdam, built on an old science university in Oosterpark in 1917, is made up of 168 rooms, with the Sky Suite being the star design. A luxury apartment for six people with a glass roof, which was designed by the Dutch IDEA Ontwerp Studio, which is the same company that did the façade.