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Peter Staic's Hotel Arlberg renovation considers wellness down to paint, colours and materials
By Stu Robarts 24 Jan 2020
The spa features a stainless-steel heated outdoor pool with an integrated whirlpool
Peter Staic has completed a year-long, €5m ($5.5m, £4.2m) renovation project at the family-run Hotel Arlberg alpine hotel and spa in Lech, Austria, with healthy paints, calming colours and natural materials.

The hotel's newly extended spa now features glass courtyards, library and relaxation rooms, a stainless-steel heated outdoor pool with an integrated whirlpool and sauna and steam rooms.

There are also Dornbracht hydrotherapy facilities for horizontal water massages, chromotherapy, aromatherapy and multi-sensory water experiences.

Elsewhere, 11 rooms, including a two-bedroom family suite, have been updated.

Staic, who is a descendant of the hotel's original builder, worked on the project with Pointner Design, who provided interior and lighting design expertise.

Between them they ensured the paints used for the renovation work were made from entirely natural ingredients, with colours derived from volcanic clays, semi-precious stones, Carrara marble and ultramarine ash.

Colours were chosen to evoke different feelings, such as relaxation or invigoration, depending on where they were used, while ensuring that the palettes remained sympathetic with the alpine surroundings.

Among the materials used were lime plaster, which contributes to the natural feel of the design, helps to balance humidity and resists mould.

Vals quartzite stone was also used, again contributing to the naturality of the design and also adding a degree of exclusivity.


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Peter Staic's Hotel Arlberg renovation considers wellness down to paint, colours and materials
POSTED 24 Jan 2020 . BY Stu Robarts
The spa features a stainless-steel heated outdoor pool with an integrated whirlpool
Peter Staic has completed a year-long, €5m ($5.5m, £4.2m) renovation project at the family-run Hotel Arlberg alpine hotel and spa in Lech, Austria, with healthy paints, calming colours and natural materials.

The hotel's newly extended spa now features glass courtyards, library and relaxation rooms, a stainless-steel heated outdoor pool with an integrated whirlpool and sauna and steam rooms.

There are also Dornbracht hydrotherapy facilities for horizontal water massages, chromotherapy, aromatherapy and multi-sensory water experiences.

Elsewhere, 11 rooms, including a two-bedroom family suite, have been updated.

Staic, who is a descendant of the hotel's original builder, worked on the project with Pointner Design, who provided interior and lighting design expertise.

Between them they ensured the paints used for the renovation work were made from entirely natural ingredients, with colours derived from volcanic clays, semi-precious stones, Carrara marble and ultramarine ash.

Colours were chosen to evoke different feelings, such as relaxation or invigoration, depending on where they were used, while ensuring that the palettes remained sympathetic with the alpine surroundings.

Among the materials used were lime plaster, which contributes to the natural feel of the design, helps to balance humidity and resists mould.

Vals quartzite stone was also used, again contributing to the naturality of the design and also adding a degree of exclusivity.
A two-bedroom family suite was among the rooms that were updated
Materials and colours in the rooms are chosen for wellness and naturality
11 guest rooms were updated as part of the renovation
Colours were chosen to evoke different feelings, such as relaxation or invigoration
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Relaxation rooms provide a place for guest to rest and reflect
Dornbracht showers include a Horizontal Shower, Sensory Sky, Acquamoon, Comfort Shower, Foot Bath and Leg Shower
Hydrotherapy facilities cater for water massages, chromotherapy, aromatherapy and multi-sensory water experiences
There is also a full range of Dornbracht hydrotherapy facilities
The hotel offers a variety of wet facilities, including steam rooms and saunas
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