A TOPHOTELDESIGN unique, we glance contained in the 2021-completed design-led Zanzibar Locke lodge.
C+W O’Brien Architects led the architectural design of this Dublin lodge and O’Donnell O’Neill Architects designed the lodge’s interiors.
Heritage meets modern design
Final yr, way of life hospitality model Locke of edyn group opened its first home-meets-hotel property exterior the UK with the launch of Zanzibar Locke in Dublin.
Overlooking Ha’penny Bridge and the River Liffey, this new property locations friends on Ormond Quay inside Dublin’s metropolis centre.
The property attracts on the heritage of the Georgian constructing and former Zanzibar Nightclub it occupies. The location was restored and developed by Dublin-based inside design studio O’Donnell O’Neill Design and C+W O’Brien Architects.
By working with native contractors, joiners and artists, O’Donnell O’Neill succeeded in retaining the unique character of the constructing and fusing that character with fashionable trendy design that includes the modern fittings and customized furnishings the Locke model has develop into recognised for.
Designed for friends and locals
Altogether, Zanzibar Locke is residence to 160 studio residences together with a fitness center and the eating venue BARAZA, which is operated by NolaClan, on the mezzanine flooring providing espresso and light-weight bites within the morning earlier than changing into a energetic restaurant serving small plates and craft cocktails every night.
Locke specialises in catering for the hybrid journey idea combining the area and luxury of residence with the expertise and design of a boutique lodge. Every studio condo right here is provided with a completely fitted kitchen and residing area.
Constructing an atmosphere that’s embedded within the social cloth of its neighbourhood, the model has labored with an array of Irish companions and suppliers to curate every thing from the property’s interiors to its music playlists.