The hotel with its 149 rooms is located in the 50s Bikinihaus directly at the famous ‘Elephant Gate’ of Berlin’s zoo. Aisslinger was inspired by that and let hammocks hang from the roofs, trees and giraffes drawn on the walls and plants grow on every corner. The step-like sitting area at the bar with a view onto the monkey rock raises the question of who is watching whom…
Those who book a room in the category Jungle and Urban L, can explore the urban jungle with their personal Schindelhauer bike.
Schwebes & Schoszberger, Architekturbüro SAQ, Hild und K Architekten
Studio Aisslinger, Berlin
Moroso, Tom Dixon, B.Lux