Design your own ICEHOTEL suite

2014-03-17 11:21
Jukkasjärvi - Ever wished you could design and decorate your own hotel room?

Of course you have! Well, here’s some good news: the ICEHOTEL in Sweden has offered guests the opportunity to do just that… but it will cost them a whopping £140 000 (R2.4m at R17.77/pound).

Deccan Chroniclereports that building one of these haute couture rooms takes about two weeks and will then last for a few months.  

The ICEHOTEL launched their haute couture offering at the beginning of February this year.

The suites, like ICEHOTEL itself, are made of the exclusive natural ice from the river Torne and all the art work inside is original and handmade. Torne is one of the last untouched rivers of Europe and is completely free of pollutants, giving it a premium quality and such clarity that the one meter thick blocks which are harvested from the river are completely transparent and without air bubbles.

Each suite will be made exclusively for the client and after departure; it will be left to return to the river as the springtime sun returns. Once it is gone, clients will be given a bottle containing some of the meltwater, along with the sketches and blueprints for the design, and photographs of the suite.

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