The Villa Copenhagen resort was in-built grand Neo-Baroque fashion in 1912, opened its doorways in 2020 within the coronary heart of the Danish capital and was as soon as the town’s Central Publish & Telegraph Head Workplace. One of many metropolis’s most formidable initiatives, it has been remodeled into a chic, fashionable eco-friendly resort that mixes sophistication and sustainability.
Acutely aware luxurious is how the resort describes its strategy which emphasises luxurious design and amenities whereas utilizing renewable power, recycled supplies and native suppliers. A part of the Most well-liked Resorts & Resorts group, Villa Copenhagen is beautiful and shocking, from the huge courtyard atrium with an enormous glass ceiling that welcomes visitors as they arrive, to the rooftop heated swimming pool with adjoining sauna and terrace bar.
In a metropolis recognized for its clear air, tradition and Scandi stylish, Villa Copenhagen seems set to be the jewel in its crown.
Scandinavian hotelier Petter Stordalen was the brains behind Villa Copenhagen which has a priceless fashionable artwork assortment all through. Danish fantastic jewelry model Shamballa Jewels was concerned within the resort design, an affect seen within the lights which dangle like treasured pearl bracelets from the courtyard ceiling. London-based Common Design Studio oversaw the creation of 381 visitor rooms, a penthouse suite and public areas. The Earth Suite was designed by Danish architect Eva Harlou and consists totally of recycled supplies and textiles.
Employees are considerate and attentive, dealing promptly with my want for an iPhone charger and serving to with restaurant suggestions.
Eager to profit the area people as a lot as worldwide travellers, Villa Copenhagen’s doorways are open to all. Anticipate to see staff having fun with after workplace drinks in addition to households on metropolis breaks, and enterprise travellers. There are a variety of spectacular assembly and occasion areas and a marriage social gathering was there once I visited.
There are 390 bedrooms. Mine was one of many prime ground rooms which have beams. These on the decrease flooring have excessive ceilings, reflecting the structure of the unique Publish Workplace constructing. Whereas the time period ‘hygge’ could also be overused, my room was unfussy however fantastically comfy and had an air of calm and well-being. Merely furnished with an enormous luxurious mattress and trendy Scandinavian design touches, there’s a espresso machine, mini bar, armchair and small desk for working and free Wi-Fi. The black and chrome lavatory is stylish and there’s a gown to put on, however consistent with their sustainable strategy pointless plastic is stored to a minimal. I had an exquisite evening’s sleep within the calm, stress-free atmosphere.
Meals & Drink
The brasserie Kontrast on the bottom ground makes use of native sustainable components, many from the resort’s personal secret backyard on the rooftop, to create European and North African dishes. The ambiance is straightforward with out being medical with nice fish dishes together with oysters and turbot. Mild meals are additionally served within the ethereal Courtyard the place there’s a well-stocked bar and the pleasant T37 cocktail bar is a comfy house with brightly colored partitions and a few parts of the outdated Publish Workplace that was as soon as right here.
Breakfast is served within the shiny former sorting room of the Publish & Telegraph Workplace on the decrease floor ground. Right here you discover a grand breakfast buffet and scrumptious freshly baked bread and pastries from the resort’s personal bakery, Rug
Villa Coppenhagen’s crowning glory is that beautiful 25-metre rooftop swimming pool, heated by the surplus warmth from the resort’s cooling techniques. There’s additionally a sauna and bar right here. In line with the resort’s sustainable coverage, you should purchase a pair of sustainable slippers produced from recycled rubber.
There’s additionally a fully-equipped health room accessible for visitors
How A lot
Charges at Villa Copenhagen, a member of Most well-liked Resorts & Resorts, begin from £260 an evening on a B&B foundation
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What’s close by
The resort is in an incredible place for exploring the town. The well-known Tivoli gardens are simply over the highway, and most of Copenhagen’s sights are inside a stroll or cycle trip away. The edgy Meatpacking district with its bars, eating places and design areas is simply across the nook.
The resort is a brief five-minute stroll from Grand Central station which runs a daily direct 16-minute service to Copenhagen airport, with flights from most UK airports.
A fantastic resort with spectacular sustainability credentials and opulent particulars. An incredible addition to Copenhagen’s stylish resort scene.