Transformed from a somewhat unattractive brutalist, 1970s-type building into a hip and happening oasis within the city's business district in Stockholm is the Hobo hotel. Designed by internationally acclaimed Berlin-based Werner Aisslinger in collaboration with local Swedish brands, the newest addition to Stockholm's enviable range of smart and stylish accommodation dazzles the urban sophisticate traveler with a taste for 20th century revival. The open lobby features a wall installation by innovative Swedish tech brand Teenage Engineering, while the elevators are decorated with custom artwork by local Stockholm art duo VÅR. Innovative inventions and products will be on offer, such as the Hobo x Velosophy bike, which guests can take for a test drive.
In addition to 200 guest rooms, public spaces include a restaurant serving modern
Scandinavian cuisine, tends bars serving innovative cocktails, and even a live event scene. and attract a diverse.
These communal areas are designed
to draw an adventurous and stimulating
crowd, from young entrepreneurs
to emerging artists and creators.
Taking the concept of farm to table into the future, a hydroponic system for urban farming, with herbs and other produce, is part of the design and decor of the structure's interior and will be utilized by the Hobo kitchen. Now that's a very Scandinavian touch! When it comes to your guest room, expect functionality and compact storage solutions (Swedes love utilitarianism), lots of light and open city city views. But expect a bit of a surprise when it comes to where you lay your head! This is not your average, big box chain hotel and as always, Scandinavian design is creative and offers a new perspective to the traveler.