This hotel is a small, elegant piece in the valley of Eger, a northeastern city in Hungary. There are twenty superior rooms and two suits in this two storey building. There is no swimming pool but it has a wellness section too.

My client – a private investor – asked me to design the interior of his twenty-two-room hotel in 2006. The building itself then was newly built, tent-roof house with a traditional exterior. I knew my client’s taste well and I was sure that my timeless design could meet his expectations.

I did not have to strain myself to draw some classic design since I always considered important to continue the classical tradition. In this spirit I designed twenty superior rooms, two suites, the foyer, passageways and the restaurant. This style is not a historical one but it recalls the late classicism, mixed with a bit of middle-east geometry. This gesture fits to the one thousand old settlement of Eger where medieval turkish architectural monuments (e.g. minaret) also can be found. Materials and colours: oak (veneer and solid), cognac colored; granite floor, Shivakashi pink and Black marquina; purple-red carpeted floors; antique-gold wallpapers; wine-red curtains; light painted walls.

People said and wrote: “a jewelry box”. They love the beautiful rooms, the foyer and the restaurant. Some guests miss a swimming pool but there was no possible to make it. Learned how I should to achieve timeless and calm elegance with very few tools. It’s not an ornate design: I rather used colours bravely and beautiful materials.

  • Architect: Attila Daruka
  • Interior Designer: Tibor Kaczian
  • Photographer: Tibor Kaczian

Posted by Tibor Kaczián

Working in the field of interior design for twenty years. In addition to today's fashion, I'm also committed to classical styles. Schools: Academy of Arts and Crafts (today MOME), Budapest Metropolitan University (METU). Qualification: Interior designer MA. Member of: Budapest Chamber of Architects (BÉK), Hungarian Association of Architects (MÉSZ), Hungarian Interior Design Association (MABE). Mostly working on the fields of residential and renovations of public. My Master and me, as a two-member team have been leading several renovation works in the Hungarian Houses of Parliament (Magyar Országház).

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