Wednesday,  August 21, 2019  8:20 am

First look at the Arctic's new floating spa hotel


First look at the Arctic's new floating spa hotel

The first images of the Arctic Bath floating hotel and spa have been released.

First announced at the beginning of July, the only images available were architect renderings.

READ MORE: PHOTOS: A floating spa hotel is opening this year

Arctic Bath promises to freeze into the ice in the winter, and float on top of the Lule river in the summer. The property is now accepting bookings for travel between February 2020 and February 2021.

About Arctic Bath

The land-based cabins will come with two different layouts both of which take full advantage of the floor-to-ceiling wall of glass looking out over the Lule River. 

One layout sees a bedroom including a super king-sized bed, seating area and large 8m2 bathroom downstairs with a spiral staircase leading to a mezzanine floor containing an additional lounge area and the ability to include up to three additional beds. Another configuration includes a double bedroom on the second floor with a living area and generous bathroom taking up the ground floor.

All of the cabins will include all of the details to make a stay at Arctic Bath comfortable and connected including free WiFi, the finest-quality bedding and linens, fully automated temperature controls with a cutting edge climate control unit, under-floor heating, room service, mini bar facilities, and an in-cabin tablet computer delivering local information and details of menus, treatments and activities. The tablet will also be used to communicate with reception and the spa.

The design of both the cabins and the Arctic Bath spa has been inspired by the timber floating era which recalls how felled trees were transported downriver for processing. The main inspiration for the striking wedge-shaped cabins was the ‘Flottningshake,’ a tool that was used by loggers in the timber floating work when levering apart a timber jam.


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