Executed with deft aplomb, there is nothing in this hotel that feels like a misstep. Every surface, ever corner and every little nook has a purpose or some tiny magic detail: a trinket of some sort whether it be a book or a photo or some charming decoy to keep you amused.
I cannot overstate the almost child-like happiness that you feel once you’ve settled into your bubble. Extraordinary in every respect, you find yourself on a high just taking it all in.
Alex Webber travels to the delightful little town of Sandomierz where he finds Widnokrąg, a place of art, culture, grace and hospitality, the very essence of the town itself.
A place of quaint, quiet side streets and random little wonders, Webber falls in love with the copious charms of Krosno.
VIDEO: Jakub and Gosia Gołata, who emmigrated to the UK in 2004, cooperated with the Polish wing of the Sue Ryder charity to take over the Park Hotel Tryszczyn near Bydgoszcz.
In another example of extraordinary support, after announcing its decision to help support refugees fleeing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Hotel Spichlerz in the picturesque town of Kazimierz Dolny is now working around the clock providing help for the mothers and children and even organising an animation workshop for the children.
Striking in its design, the historic Queens Hotel in Leeds has once again become a calling card of the city with a 50 percent surge in bookings following its renovation by Kraków design studio Iliard. Wojciech Witek, Iliard’s chief development officer, said the project began by ‘starting a dialogue with history’.
Polish hotels face the prospect of a tough festive period with a survey showing that close to three quarters of them have less than 30 percent of their rooms booked.
The Polish government will launch a set of further restrictions in order to respond to the latest wave of the Covid pandemic, health ministry officials have announced.
Driving in, it is hard not to be wowed. Brooding silently, it could have come from the imagination of Lovecraft or Poe.