Editor’s Choice: Hippest Hotel
The Facts — Featuring minimalist design, the Nordic Light Hotel is puts a strong accent on style, with a striking lobby that is redecorated four times a year.
Cozy Digs —This modern boutique hotel has more than a little funk. The unique mood rooms allow guests to adjust the colored lighting to create their own light therapy treatments. The treatments reportedly use infrared light to increase circulation and detoxify the body.
These mood rooms, with light beds that allows guests to adjust the intensity and colors of the lights, are available in three categories: Deluxe Mood, the hotel’s largest and most luxurious room; Superior Mood and Standard Mood. There are also three categories of standard rooms without the mood lighting.
FINAL WORD —A convenient location for experiencing Stockholm, Nordic Light is something of a destination itself with its young and hip motif, including all the electronic conveniences.
The hotel has a small gym and spa, and across the street, the sister property, the Nordic Sea Hotel, is home of the famous Absolut Ice Bar.
The metro station and Arlanda Express are so close that you could easily wheel your luggage to the hotel.
- Dry cleaning and express laundry service
- Irons, ironing board available upon request; safe in room
- Nordic Light offers free high speed internet access in guestrooms via cable. Wireless comes with an additional charge.
- The hotel has four bikes that it lends to guests.
- Air Conditioning
- Health Club with gym and treatments
Sample rate for July 10 – July 12, 2009, (two nights, two people) US$220 per night for Standard Queen Room. Buffet breakfast: an additional $23 per person.
***** 5 Stars
Nordic Light Hotel is not only Stockholm’s hippest hotel, with guest rooms that feature mood lights, but also Stockholm’s coolest hotel. In fact, for the quintessential Stockholm cool, head across the street to sister hotel Nordic Sea and its Absolut Ice Bar.
Nordic Light also has its own hip bars, should you not feel like donning a parka to have a drink, and the hotel’s wine cellar features one of Europe’s largest collections of North American wines.
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