Since March I have been consoling myself with the hope that if we stuck together and stayed home, my family’s annual Christmas trip to Copenhagen would be all the sweeter.
Like many during this time, we’ve reminisced about previous adventures, and planned more future holidays than I dare to admit. However as we prepare for another month-long lockdown, those dreams may take a little longer to come true.
So, after reading recently about the opening of design guesthouse, The Darling, I had to share my latest Danish discovery with you.
Found at the very heart of Copenhagen, on Amagertorv, and nestled alongside some of my most recommended places to shop, eat and visit, The Darling is perfectly located. It also has the most gorgeous views of The Church of the Holy Spirit, another must-see for me during the festive season.
Carefully curated for up to two guests, The Darling, is the ultimate sophisticated escape for anyone with a heartfelt love for Danish interiors. With an iconic Arne Jacobsen Egg chair in the living room, the Finn Juhl Nyhavn desk in the study, and the stunning Septima pendant lamp by Poul Henningsen hanging over the dining table, it truly is a unique place to stay in my favourite city.
But The Darling is more than just good looks, it’s luxurious too, with its stack of design books, contemporary artworks on display and Bang & Olufsen technology.
There’s also a smoked oak kitchen by Københavns Møbelsnedkeri, with guests having tableware and glassware from historic Danish brands such as Georg Jensen and Royal Copenhagen to enjoy when creating either a home cooked meal from the fully stocked larder or if they choose to be catered for by the private chef.
The super cosy bedroom meanwhile is decorated with beautiful bespoke geometric wallpaper by Helene Blanche and the queen-sized DUX bed is dressed in the softest, sustainable bedlinen from Aiayu. The bathroom, with its gorgeous yellow tiles from File Under Pop, is also fully stocked with a range of indulgent Rudolph Care products for you to relax and pamper yourself with after a busy day.
What’s more, as well as staying at The Darling, guests can also buy what they see. The furniture, artworks and even the wallpaper, can be yours. With specially developed paints and wallpaper, towels, luxury soaps, jewellery cases and gorgeous sleep masks available to buy direct. So, even if you can’t stay there just yet, you can create the perfect escape a little closer to home.
To find out more and make a booking visit The Darling website. Rates start at €950 per night, the price includes personal concierge service on pre-arrival.
Photography courtesy of Jens Løkke, The Darling.
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