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Prague’s Luscious MOODs Hotel Melds Sustainable Materials With Superior Comfort
Posted By Ana Lisa On May 30, 2011 @ 10:27 am In Design,Eco Travel,Environment,Green Interiors,Innovation,Recycled Materials | 1 Comment
Settled within a quiet side street just a few steps away from Prague's city center, the MOODs hotel is a gorgeous, high-tech and eco-friendly boutique accommodation, designed by a team of Czech architects led by Vladimir Žák and Roman Vrtiška. This posh retreat has transformed the hotel scene in the historic capital, offering unparalleled service and luxurious comfort to its visitors. Situated in a refurbished building was once a bank, the hotel opened its doors just two years ago with stunning interiors built from fast growing bamboo, recycled-wood floors and it even features a luscious living wall at the entrance made entirely out of moss.
As soon as you enter MOODs, a huge tactile moss wall greets visitors with a tranquil atmosphere. An organic-shaped black velvet sofa surrounds a central golden column offering a soft place to rest after a long journey to the bustling Czech capital.  At the reception, a magnificent back-lit wall made from chopped pieces of bamboo brightens up the space. The hotel’s internal system is all run on Macs, whom is also their sponsor.
Down by the corridor we find the hotel’s bar which also features a bamboo  wall and a wrinkled paper decor. The bar, which guarantees all-day fun, is open 24 hours serving wines produced with no additives or preservatives and made by the most experienced makers in Italy.
The stylish dining room is equipped with classic furniture from Artemide  set upon a striking recycled wooden floor. The menu boasts a wide variety of vegetarian food options, and the cooks are always on the lookout for the latest local organic products. The dining room is provided with a view of an enclosed winter garden complete with a pebbled floor.
MOODs is the first Apple multi media hotel in Europe, equipped with high speed Wi-Fi, IPod/IPhone, HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface), USB, audio, video and LAN (Local Area Network) connections in each of the hotel’s 52 rooms. The tranquil but specialized bedrooms also feature Artemide furniture and recycled wood flooring. The linen and towels are 100% cotton and the beds are only made from natural breathable materials avoiding the use of rubber, PVC and polyester. Because a good night’s sleep is important, the hotel has chosen to use only Hästens beds in all rooms. Hästens  is Sweden’s oldest bed manufacturer and they proudly supply beds to the Swedish Royal family. Projected on the walls are some fragments of Three Golden Keys, a famous Czech book by writer Peter Sís that brings a poetic Eastern European atmosphere to the rooms.
MOODs has a 24 hours services available provided by their experienced team that includes information about exciting activities, tourist walks, stylish places to dine and the hottest clubs to go partying at the Czech capital. But if the idea is to relax and unwind, Thai massages in the spa are always available.
The hotel’s perfect blend of good personalized service, latest technology, stylish organic design, attention to details and environmental awareness have garnered much attention. MOODs has earned this year Trip Advisors’ Travellers’ Choice Award. 
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URLs in this post:
 Czech capital.: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prague
 bamboo: http://inhabitat.com/banzais-eco-friendly-longboards-swap-maple-for-bamboo/
 Artemide: http://www.artemide.com/
 Hästens: http://www.hastens.com/en/
 Peter Sís : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_S%C3%ADs
 Trip Advisors’ Travellers’ Choice Award.: http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g274707-d1723724-Reviews-MOODs_Boutique_Hotel-Prague_Bohemia.html
 + MOODs: http://www.hotelmoods.com/
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