Hotel Brosundet - the west coast of Norway

Hotel Brosundet - the west coast of Norway
    Hotel Brosundet - the west coast of Norway
    Hotel Brosundet
    Hotel Brosundet opened in April 2008, after renovating an existing warehouse along the old harbour in Ålesund on  the west coast of Norway. The warehouse was originally built as part of a ambititous rebuilding effort after the great fire of Ålesund in 1904. The building is listed as a National Art Nouveau Landmark.

    The Hotel houses  47 rooms and has an intimate atmosphere with almost no two rooms having the same layout.  

    The guest rooms provide a view of the seafront of Ålesund and the Atlantic Ocean in the horizon. In the Hotel interior, the  wooden beam construction is left exposed in all rooms.  

    The bathrooms stand out as shiny, sharp jewels of cream tiles and frosted glass. The furniture was designed with refined detailing in white stained oak to link the rawness of the original construction and the modern bathroom elements.

    With well-detailed high quality materials and finishes, Snohetta was able to compliment the old industrial construction in a refined,  yet unpretentious way.

    Wael Elyamani
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