Saturday, January 10, 2009
Salt & Sill, Sweden's First Floating Hotel
alt & Sill Hotel - Sweden's first floating hotel, the innovative, eco-friendly development will offer visitors a new way to experience the beauty of the Bohuslan coast and enjoy the seafood of this Taste of West Sweden restaurant. The underside of the hotel’s pontoons will be a perfect home for shells and mussels, acting as a natural purification plant for the marine environment. A new reef outside the hotel will also be created to benefit shellfish.
The hotel consists of six two-storey building on floating pontoons.The floating hotel has 23 rooms with 46 beds, one of which is a suite. All the rooms have their own entrance and access to an outdoor seating area. The interior is characterized by modern Scandinavian simplicity with functional furniture and unique detailing. There is also a clear connection to food and wine. All the rooms are named after spices used in the kitchen and the colors have been carefully chosen to match.