Historic Charm in Hotel ‘1898 The Post’ in Ghent

Gravity Home: Hotel 1898 The Post in Ghent

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.

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Hotel Sanders in Copenhagen

Gravity Home: Hotel Sanders in Copenhagen

Copenhagen is one of the most stylish city’s I’ve ever been to. Design is very important which you can see on the street and also in the amazing selection of hotels. New (boutique) hotels are popping up everywhere. (When I was in Copenhagen in may I stayed at the recently opened and beautiful Hotel Danmark which is part of Brøchner Hotels). This fall, Hotel Sanders will open up in Copenhagen’s historic centre and judging by these first pictures it’s gonna look amazing! The design of Hotel Sanders is in the hands of Pernille Lind and Richy Almond and I can’t wait to see the final result. Hotel Sanders opens in november and you can already book your stay.

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Casa Cook Kos: A Relaxing Beachside Hotel on a Greek Island

Gravity Home: Casa Cook Kos

Imagine this: a beachside hotel, deep blue sea and windswept dunes, natural bohemian style hotel rooms, a laid-back Mediterranean atmosphere and a private relaxing space with a pool. Sounds perfect doesn’t it? In Casa Cook Kos all of this is reality. You might remember Casa Cook from their beautiful hotel in Rhodes and now they’ve opened up a new location in Kos, Greece. The cubic minimalistic buildings are inspired by Greek architecture and the beach club is inspired by the Greek parea (a gathering of friends). Casa Cook Kos is the perfect place for a holiday where you can meet up with travellers from all over the world and leave the hectic world behind you and just relax.. 

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Santa Clara 1728 in Lisbon

Gravity Home: Santa Clara 1728 in Lisbon

Located in an 18th-century palace on a square in Lisbon’s old cultural quarter lies Santa Clara 1728. In this palace you’ll find 6 luxurious suites that will make your stay in Lisbon unforgettable. The owners of the palace, Joao and Andrea Rodrigues, also live in the palace with their children so it’s more like staying with friends than an actual hotel. They renovated this beautiful property with friend and architect Manuel Aires Mateus and showed the utmost respect to the building’s architecture. Combine the building’s amazing architecture with minimalistic design and you’ll get one of the most beautiful hotels I’ve ever seen.

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The Exclusive Suite Belle at Hotel Pigalle in Gothenburg

Gravity Home: Suite Belle at Hotel Pigalle Gothenburg

A suite in one of the most luxurious hotels in Sweden, a beauty bar, an in-room cocktail service and a wardrobe filled with designer clothes. Seems to good to be true right? But it isn’t, Hotel Pigalle offers all this and more in their new exclusive Suite Belle. When you book this suite you’ll have access to a wardrobe filled with designer clothes (for men and women), a beauty bar with makeup, perfumes and styling products, a jewelry bar ánd you’ll have access to room service in the form of makeup and hairstyling. But if you think that’s all, think again! Guests will also receive a 4-course dinner, and in-room cocktail service, a 40-minute pesonal training ánd a massage room. Oh and of course on top of all that the room also look absolutely stunning. I think I found heaven!

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Lokal Hotel in Philadelphia Designed by Jersey Ice Cream Co

Gravity Home: Lokal Hotel Philadelphia

Lokal Hotel in Philadelphia is a project by husband and wife – Chad and Courtney Ludeman. As travel ánd design lovers they found that hotel rooms are often the same old boring rooms. To make a change in hotel stays they decided to open Lokal Hotel. The interior of the hotel is mainly designed by one of my favourite designers Percy & Tara from Jersey Ice Cream Co. The loft-like rooms are ideal for short ánd a long-term stay. They have a seperate bedroom, a living room and a stunning (blue) kitchen, so they are more apartments than just a simple hotel room. The rooms are styled with vintage and modern design and the industrial features of the building remain visible (yay!).  The hotel will open in april & you can book your stay now on the website of Lokal Hotel.

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An Italian Suite at the Lydmar Hotel in Stockholm

Gravity Home: Suite Lydmar Hotel Stockholm

During the Stockholm Design Week the Lydmar Hotel in Stockholm has launched a newly decorated suite for the international guest. The suite is designed by architect Eva-Lotta Axelsson – founder of Nude Studio. The theme of the suite is ‘World Citizen’ and to create this feeling they choose to decorate it with furniture from B&B Italia. The suite has a luxurious feeling but it also feels a bit like a home. It’s not just an impersonal hotel room, it is a space you can relax in. And if the design isn’t enough to win you over, the suite has also views over the Old Town and the Royal Castle of Stockholm.

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Sir Savigny Hotel Berlin

Sir Savigny hotel is a new hotel in Berlin created for ‘the modern aristocrat’. The love for design is obvious when you take one glance at one of the 44 rooms in this hotel. Designed by Saar Zafrir the hotel rooms are based on great design movements of the past. However they managed to make the rooms feel modern instead of old-fashioned. The excellent craftsmanship and beautiful furniture pieces give the rooms a very luxurious atmosphere. Throughout the hotel you will find carefully selected artwork and a well equipped library. Located on the ground floor is The Butcher designed by Baranowitz + Kronenberg Architecture. In the Butcher you can enjoy some Scottish meat and regional dishes. Sir Savigny Hotel in Berlin certainly looks like a place where I’d love to stay. The rooms are so beautiful and cozy. No impersonal feeling hotel room in this place!

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Casa Mimosa Barcelona

Casa Mimosa Barcelona is the new hotel destination for design lovers. Located in a 19th-century modernist building in the city centre it’s the perfect base for a lovely stay in Barcelona. The hotel is in the same block as the famous La Pedrera which can be viewed from the seventh-floor terrace that also has a plunge pool. The 4-star hotel has beautiful light rooms and thoughout the hotel you see wonderful historical features. I love the luxurious and cozy feeling of Casa Mimosa Barcelona, I definitely want to stay here one day.

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The Laslett Hotel In Notting Hill

Gravity Home: The Laslett Hotel in Notting Hill

The Laslett Hotel in Notting Hill is a luxurious hotel that feels as if you’re in a chic private residence. The Laslett is located in five Victorian townhouses in a quiet street in the popular Notting Hill neighbourhood. The hotel is designed by Tom Bartlett of Waldo Works who are known for their amazing combination of heritage and modernity. Here in The Laslett you will find a combination of Notting Hill’s rich cultural heritage, as well as the energy and creativity that characterises the contemporary local scene.

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