Please meet Beata, Grazyna, Anna, Swieta and Moni. These ladies, led by our head Housekeeper Elena (third from the left) form part of our relatively new in-house housekeeping team. Back in February we decided to stop outsourcing this service, and to create our own team of housekeeping ninjas. At the time, one of the ladies from the external cleaning company was from Poland. When word got out that we were (…)
9/11/01. 7am. San Francisco. The phone rings. A friend from NY told me to turn on the television. After a couple of hours in front of the screen, I ended up wandering around lost somewhere downtown. The streets were empty. America came to a sudden halt. And that did not happen very often in the past decades. In a weird way it immediately felt like one of those moments in (…)
Together with our friend Sigurd Larsen, we built on our architecturally sharp room categories and added some hot shots to the family, something wundervoll: The Hideout rooms. Self-contained suites where you can hideout from the world and do your thing in peace. The rooms have lots of wood, are playful, luxurious, spacious and tactile. They come with sauna, kitchen, bath, rain shower and a bunch of extra sweets. There is second bed (…)
Here’s one of the seasonal cocktails just added to our bar menu. This is what goes in: ¼ Muddled Beetroot, 1,5 oz Adler Gin, a dash of Cocchi Torino, 1 oz Lemon Juice & 0,5 oz Honey Syrup. Cheers!
The Mother Sun is the first release in a series of clothing pieces from this mysterious character… We’re not sure who she is but we like her attitude. The top has a white & gold print on front and back and is made from organic cotton and is printed and sewn locally. There’s also a roomy cotton bag with the same motive, with long and short straps for carrying over shoulder or in hand. (…)
Hello Michelbergers, I would like to take a minute and look back on what I can call 6 incredible and memorable months. From the moment I started to work for the Fountain of Youth I realized that I found a unique and extremely inspiring place. I quickly incorporated the Michelberger spirit of the Hotel which was one of the reasons I wanted to come here in the first place. Its (…)
Go Monkeys, Go! That was our motto during the 9th annual Hotel Beach Masters on 1st August. 32 teams from the Berlin hotel scene attended the competition – and among them: us Michelbergers. Each team was 5 people strong, but we had a stronger one (7) – as secret weapons or to substitute when getting tired. Summer did a fantastic job – sun, no clouds and heat – a perfect (…)
An old friend came back to see us today; Josef Ruona was our very first graphic design intern in our creative studio back in 2012. Three years later he came back to give us a workshop! We’re a bit obsessed with creating interesting textures for our graphic work using physical materials rather than doing it on the computer. Since he was with us, Josef has become somewhat of a master (…)
This is the roasted cauliflower dish from our current dinner menu. It’s served with cauliflower and cumin purée and big plump Medjool dates. These have been cured in oil, vinegar and shallots, making them very soft and very tasty. There’s a sprinkling of dukkah over the top to finish it off.
New rooms on the way…