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Mar 18th, 2013 |
Since 1910, guests at Hotel Alexandra
have been able to enjoy the view from their rooms overlooking the Town Hall Square in Copenhagen, but now the hotel will also be able to offer guestsrooms that give insight into Danish furniture design.
did for some year ago opens its doors to a wholenew type of hotel room. Guests can book ”Retro design rooms”
when they visit Copenhagen
The hotel has furnished many rooms with Danish furniture design by a number of the leading Danish furniture designers and architects.
“We want to tell the guests a story when they stay at our hotel, andwe have chosen to tell a story about the fantastic Danish furniture design,” says the hotel’s manager, Jeppe Mühlhausen.
The Poet, The Swan, The Egg…
Throughout the hotel one meets many Danish furniture classics. As a special tribute to Finn Juhl, Hans J. Wegner, Ole Wanscher, Nanna Ditzel, Kaare Klint, Verner Panton, Børge Mogensen andArne Jacobsen, rooms have been furnished with the best furniture from each of the designers. For example, guests can enjoy Finn Juhl’s sofa, “The Poet”, or a nap in Wegner’s “Teddy Bear” chair.
The Arne Jacobsen room is furnished with both “The Egg” and “The Swan”, and the hotel has also had special curtains and a bedspread sewn in Arne Jacobsen’s own textile design.
A hotel with more
In “the retro design rooms” guests will also have reading material on hand to learn more about the architect who has designed the furniture in their room. The hotel’s staff can also tell guests about the history of the furniture in the hotel and give advice about exhibitions and purchase of Danish design. “It is no longer enough to give guests good service – we also want to teach guests something aboutDenmark and our history when they stay with us,” says Jeppe Mühlhausen.