If you’re a lover of historic architecture and old school charm than this new hotel in Ghent is exactly what you’re looking for. Located in a former 19th-century post office hotel 1898 The Post is like stepping back in time with of course a modern touch. All 38 rooms have stunning historic details, antique furniture and moody dark green wall colours. The entire hotel has this wonderful atmosphere of the past but of course without being stuffy. I think I’m in love and when you’re visiting the Belgian town of Ghent I would definitely considering a stay at hotel 1898 The Post.
This classic French apartment is located in the old center of Lyon and it is full of style. French buildings are usually filled with architectural details and in this apartment those historic details were carefully preserved and restored. The apartment is designed by Pierre Emmanuel Martin and Stéphane Garotin of Maison Hand (see their own home here) and they gave the apartment a luxurious and elegant feeling. I love how they gave this historic building a modern twist with the choice of furniture yet still keeping it classy and elegant. And who wouldn’t fall head over heals with those high ceilings, stunning architectural details and herringbone floors, it’s as if you’re living in your own (small) Versailles.
A house with a soul, that’s how the owners Quirine and Roland describe their home in Amsterdam. Not only because of the historic features that are still visible in this 1910 home but also because of the personal collections that all have a special memory for them. The home is divided over 3 floors in the center of Amsterdam and they immediately fell for the natural light. I absolutely love the mixture of styles and the personal atmosphere of this historic Amsterdam home, unfortunately it doesn’t have a garden but when you’re so close to the Vondelpark I guess you don’t really need it!
When entering this home in Copenhagen you immediately see that it is a historic home. The low ceilings, arched windows and exposed beams are a very prominent feauture in this warehouse from 1777 in central Copenhagen. The apartment isn’t big so the owner came up with some clever sollutions to add storage, for example by making a custom plywood bed with storage underneath and making good use of the space in the hallway for a little cosy seating ‘cave’. The architectural features combined with the vintage furniture give this 18th-century apartment a cosy, charming and personal atmosphere.