“This hotel has not yet been inspected and reviewed by the Hotel Guru but has been recommended by other guides that we respect.”
Six floating pontoons of two-storey clapboard buildings house stylish rooms that are named and decorated according to different spices; each comes with a sitting area to drink in the views of the Bohuslan coast archipelago. A sauna catamaran is the latest innovation, with steps leading into the bracing water.
Originally published by The Independent (view article)
The country's first floating hotel sounds gimmicky and an excuse for bad jokes about the earth moving. But ineffably cool Sweden is, of course, far too classy for tasteless novelties. The floatiness is purely functional: it sits on the water because there was no more room in the fishing village and diners at Salt & Sill's restaurant were craving a place to sleep after feasting on herring and schnapps.
Originally published by The Guardian (view article)