Arena Hospitality Group will soon open the first art’otel in Croatia’s capital, Zagreb. Located in the heart of the city centre, within the Jewish Liturgical Municipality building built by acclaimed architects Freudenreich & Deutsch in 1928, it is one of the best examples of Zagreb’s Art Déco architecture.
The hotel features 110 rooms, an impressive and unique pan-Asian restaurant and bar called Yezi, 4 meeting rooms, a spa, an indoor pool, and a rooftop bar, set to open in 2024.
At the core of the art’otel brand is art itself. Each hotel exhibits a collection of original artworks curated or specially created for each individual art’otel, making each one a unique art gallery. art’otel Zagreb is the fifth hotel in Europe under the art’otel brand, which is always located in cosmopolitan centres across Europe, with two more art’otels opening soon.
With the art’otel brand, which is entirely different from traditional hotels, Arena Hospitality Group introduces a new international hotel brand to Croatia. Just a year ago, the Grand Hotel Brioni Pula, A Radisson Collection Hotel was opened.
Born in Zagreb, Bućan belongs to the New Art Practice generation of artists who took an interest in combining visual art with newly available technologies such as photography, Polaroids, photocopies, film, video, and graphic design. Bućan’s work is globally revered, having appeared at the MoMA and the Tate, and now his bold and colourful distinctive style is showcased throughout art’otel Zagreb transforming the hotel into a living gallery and a one-of-a-kind tribute to his celebrated career.
Showcased in the hotel, guests can discover the art of elevated pan-Asian cuisine at YEZI Restaurant & Teahouse bringing a social fine dining experience inspired by the traditional Asian tea house style of informal eating, drinking & and socialising. In a lively setting, guests celebrate the flavours and stories of modern Asian cuisine through the art of dim sum, mixology, tea and European patisserie. Overseen by Group Executive Head Chef Werner Seebach, Executive Chef Dino Knežević and renowned Dim Sum Chef Tom Tian Hau Low, expect a menu bursting with dim sum, sashimi salads, yakitori and more, plus exclusively designed tasting menus, and showstopping signature plates finished tableside.
Learn more about the exciting new opening in Zagreb at https://artotelzagreb.com/.
Source: Arena Hospitality Group