Four Seasons Hotel Prague unveils new look in its modern building as part of four-year remodeling program
Wednesday 21, July 2010
Hotel in city renowned for art and architecture continues to tell the story of design through historic and modern buildings, and fresh new décor inspired by Czech traditions.
Four Seasons Hotel Prague, an assembly of three historic buildings and one new building on the banks of the Vltava River in the Old City, is continuing to evolve the guest experience through design with the unveiling of newly decorated rooms in the Modern building.
Dating from the Hotel’s opening in 2001, the Modern building represents contemporary life in the capital – refined, relaxed and stylish. Created by renowned French designer Pierre-Yves Rochon, the style is as eclectic as the city. A hint of turquoise accentuates a colour palette of black, grey, white and chrome. Bohemian crystal elements, including a chandelier, reflect not only light, but the country’s long artisan traditions. Striped wallpaper and clean lines also pay homage to Czech aesthetic, while black and white photos of old Prague evoke a residential ambiance. A charming corner by the window invites curling up with a good book, or just gazing out across the Vltava to Prague Castle.
Half of the Modern building’s 110 rooms have been remodeled in this new style as of July 2010, while the other half – which will reveal a second, complimentary design – are scheduled for completion by the end of the year. The Modern building, one of four choices for guests choosing a room at the Hotel, offers nine room categories for guests who prefer a more contemporary environment for their stay. Three other buildings – Baroque, Classical and Renaissance – offer more period elements in their décor.
It’s all part of a four-year remodeling project for Four Seasons Hotel Prague that celebrates Czech tradition while creating a thoroughly modern place to stay, dine and meet in Prague. The Lobby and Renaissance building phases are complete, and remodel of the Baroque and Classical buildings will follow completion of the Modern building. Redesign of the Hotel’s famed Michelin-starred restaurant, Allegro, is scheduled for completion in summer 2011.
Throughout the Hotel’s public areas, contemporary works by Czech artists hint at the future of the city’s continuing design evolution.
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