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boutique hotels that speak our language – because art makes a difference

[rs_section_title title_style=”with_subtitle” align=”center” title=”OUR LIST OF BOUTIQUE HOTELS THAT SPEAK OUR LANGUAGE ” subtitle=”Creating “Instagrammable moments“ with contemporary art – is a real thing and a great way to engage your guests of tomorrow”][rs_special_text font=”google_web_font_Montserrat” tag=”h4″]Today’s travellers increasingly appreciate unique hospitality brands with strong personalities, which promote both working environments for urban nomads and places to meet people and make conversation as well as encounter and interact in tailored experiences.

Art is unique and an effective way to connect with guests – inspire and create a dialogue with them. Art can be used to attract a new lifestyle-oriented target guest and to enhance the stay of all guests. Ultimately art is your story. It is your heart and it is the reason why hotel guests stay with you because you live the entire concept with your employees and share the passion around with your guest.


[rs_special_text font=”google_web_font_Lato” tag=”h4″]THE TOREL AVANTGARDE (PORTUGAL)

The Torel Avantgarde is a place where Art is lived in full, stimulating all the senses. An excellent example of how the hotel guest is able to explore different concepts within the hotel with a curated and vetted art concept behind. Communicated right from the start – the hotel truly understands how to utilize the integrated art collection as the unique selling point for its hotel guests.

We have sought inspiration from avantgarde artists of exception, from the world of plastic arts, literature, science, music, architecture and design, such as Francis Bacon, Charles & Ray, Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso, Nina Simone and Alberto Giacometti. The 47 rooms have a tailor-made décor, based on the imagination of each artist and imparting their unique spirit and vision.

To fulfill this ambition, we turned to renowned Portuguese artists, artisans and interior designers. We celebrate Portugal, highlighting national knowledge and talent. Together, we have created something bigger than ourselves: a vibrant place that highlights the creativity and ingenuity of the great names of Art and Design.


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[rs_special_text font=”google_web_font_Lato” tag=”h4″]CASA MALCA (TULUM – MEXICO)

Casa Malaca – is an excellent example of how art is not only an aesthetical appeal, financial asset – it also supports the social media interaction within the hotel. Guests sharing selfies behind art and engaging throughout the stay with the personal art collection by the owner Lio Malca. Certainly a unique hotel concept with a focus on allowing clients to sleep next to museum quality works of art with various different tailored experiences available.


In this ideal vacation spot, proprietor Lio Malca created a unique space. A luxury hotel where you can let our service staff pamper you, and where you’ll be able to enjoy the utmost privacy and enter the alternative reality put together by the grounds’ design and decoration. As part of its personal collection of contemporary art placed all over the space, Lio created a new concept of a gallery, where you can live with works of art worthy of a museum on your room wall, in hallways and common areas, for as many nights as you choose.

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[rs_special_text font=”google_web_font_Lato” tag=”h4″]THE ALPINA GSTAAD (SWITZERLAND)

Aiming to go beyond the expected, The Alpina Gstaad combines passion and an innovative vision to offer a unique platform for art, beauty and freedom of expression. All art, whether in the form of paintings, film or music, is part of a continuous search for the meaning of life. Lascaux’s paintings, Constable’s landscapes, Tchaikovsky’s waltzes, Keats’s poems and Oscar Wilde’s writings all strive to define life’s purpose, a process which occurs through experiencing art.


A new icon in the exclusive, discrete and cosmopolitan Swiss resort of Gstaad, The Alpina Gstaad five-star superior hotel has single-handedly redefined luxury and Alpine chic. Find serenity in the Six Senses Spa – a holistic destination spa informed by Asian wellness traditions that draws upon the energy of the Alps and of the Bernese Oberland’s life-giving peaks and pastures. This is no ordinary hotel, it is a unique establishment where authenticity combines with Swiss refinement to create an Alpine experience like no other.

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A hotel with an emotional experience,  Faena encompasses it all. A curated art collection with noteworthy artists to be experienced while staying in Miami. Especially during the famous international art fair ART BASEL MIAMI.  Juan Gatti painted the jaw-dropping murals (themed around aspects of a journey, such as love, science and nature) in the entrance area. Two Damien Hirst pieces are prominently on display; Jeff Koons is also in the extensive collection.

At Faena, the service philosophy is based on the desire to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary. The hotel provides a guest experience that recalls the golden age of Miami when thoughtful, attentive service was a given not a luxury.



[rs_special_text font=”google_web_font_Lato” tag=”h4″]QT MELBOURNE – AUSTRALIA

An artisan playground in the heart of Melbourne. A wildly eclectic collection of new medium art has been curated throughout the hotels’ public areas, lifts, lobbies, dining spaces and guest rooms. Brought together by the collaborators of the hotel, artists work have been pulled together with space and experience factor of the hotel guest in mind.


Located in the heart of the Melbourne CBD near the exclusive Collins
Street precinct, QT Melbourne is inspired by the 1920’s rag traders
from which the local ‘Paris end’ of Melbourne draws much of its flair
and flavour. Transforming its Russell Street address, QT Melbourne
brings a chic new designer landmark to the city’s cultural heartland with
distinctly creative edge and eclectic experiences through its 188 rooms
and newly inspired drinking and dining establishments.



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[rs_special_text font=”google_web_font_Lato” tag=”h4″]THE ELLERMAN HOUSE  – SOUTH AFRICA 

The Ellerman House art collection takes visitors on a journey that explores the huge social and cultural shift in South Africa from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. This art collection weaves this incredible story expertly, guiding guests through a century of vivid expression and soulful moments. The in-house art guide, Talita Swarts, is on hand to guide you through our extensive art collection. If you are interested in viewing galleries in Cape Town, Talita will accompany you for an insider’s tour of Cape Town’s top art galleries.


Experience the very best that South Africa has to offer when visiting Ellerman House. Surround yourself with national treasures, exceptional flavours, uninterrupted views, sweet sounds and a refined atmosphere with sincere hospitality. With only 13 bedrooms and 2 private contemporary villas, we excel at offering our guests an intuitive and understated level of service. Enjoy the Spa, Contemporary Art Gallery, Wine Gallery, wine and Champagne cellar, brandy lounge, BAR ROC, library, dining rooms, lounges, guest pantry, solar-heated swimming pool, fitness centre and cascading terraces during your stay.

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[rs_special_text font=”google_web_font_Lato” tag=”h4″]21C HOTEL – LOUISVILLE

The first hotel, that has been engaging their hotel guests for a while now with contemporary art – from curated art rooms to yoga in the gallery to tailored art branches, where hotel guests but also the local community is able to engage. 21 C Hotel is another great example of how to use the curated art space for various different encounters with contemporary art and leave guests with mesmerizing memories behind.


Nestled in downtown Louisville on historic West Main Street, along Museum Row, 21c Museum Hotel is a multi-venue contemporary art museum, an award-winning 91-room boutique hotel, and home to acclaimed Proof on Main restaurant, led by executive chef Mike Wajda. Stay with us and the iconic Red Penguin.



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[rs_special_text font=”google_web_font_Montserrat” tag=”h4″]ART x HOTEL – is a concept where we work in collaboration with hospitality, branding, PR, marketing and art experts to create a unique customer journey for the hotel and its future guest, develop a strategy for social media as well as PR and media purposes – after all, the art has to deliver a return on investment and the investment we always outline is the global reach via social media, international lifestyle magazines writing about it and this will organically lead to future hotel guests.

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