December 10, 2022


Anything but ordinary

Hotel The Monica: Flowers and Line-Dried Linens on an Island in Denmark

This spring’s winner for Hidden Gem, Lodgings Version: The Monica in the city of Ærøskøbing on the Danish island of Ærø. The a few-home guest house is the function of Monica Conradsen, who serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the kitchen, hangs bed linens to dry in the herb back garden, and runs a effectively-appointed shop future door. Sign up for us for a look.

Pictures by means of The Monica.

the hotel is situated on a cobblestone street in Ærøskøbing. nex 9
Higher than: The resort is situated on a cobblestone road in Ærøskøbing. Upcoming door is the lodge store, housed in a previous butcher shop. Monica had the primary iron window restored and stocks the retail outlet with properly-intended ceramics, textiles, and necessities (like Mason Pearson hairbrushes) she sources herself.

the hotel
Earlier mentioned: The hotel’s cheerful front door.
Hotel The Monica Flowers and LineDried Linens on an Island in Denmark portrait 7 11
Above: The entry.
breakfast, lunch, dinner, and tea are prepared by monica and served in the open 12
Previously mentioned: Breakfast, lunch, supper, and tea are organized by Monica and served in the open kitchen (or, if you like, in the backyard garden).
monica sets the table with each guest in mind,
Over: Monica sets the table with each and every guest in head, “with obvious awareness to detail and promising small surprises,” in accordance to the resort website.
colorful built ins, a long communal table, and an ad hoc chandelier. 14
Over: Colorful designed-ins, a extended communal desk, and an advertisement-hoc chandelier.
in another corner: a wood fire. 15
Previously mentioned: In a further corner: a wood fire.
the communal sitting area. 16
Higher than: The communal sitting region.
one of three guest rooms, painted a sunny yellow. 17
Previously mentioned: One particular of a few guest rooms, painted a sunny yellow.
guest room \1 is fitted with collected furnishings and bed linens by geismars,  18
Over: Visitor Area 1 is equipped with gathered furnishings and mattress linens by Geismars, started in 1866.
guest room \2. monica arranges each of the three guest rooms with fresh flowers 19
Over: Guest Place 2. Monica arranges just about every of the 3 visitor rooms with refreshing flowers, art, and “a assortment of literature” for attendees.
beds are made up the scandi way. 20
Above: Beds are produced up the Scandi way.

a tabletop vignette. 21
Earlier mentioned: A tabletop vignette.
the entryway is stocked with wellington boots for use on rainy days. 22
Above: The entryway is stocked with Wellington boots for use on wet times.
the terrace, with potted garden. 23
Above: The terrace, with potted garden.
and out to the herb garden. 24
Higher than: And out to the herb yard.
the third guest room has views of—and direct access to—the garden. 25
Above: The 3rd guest home has views of—and immediate entry to—the backyard.
monica and her small team wash all of the linens in a sunny yellow laundry room 26
Previously mentioned: Monica and her compact staff clean all of the linens in a sunny yellow laundry place and dangle them to dry in the garden—no chemicals or perfumes, they say, just contemporary air.

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