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World’s First Mobile Hotel Is a Refrigerated Semi-Trailer Turned Premium Camper

Combine the vanlife concept with eco-tourism and you’ve got a sustainable hotel on wheels made of upcycled semi-trailers. An architecture firm in Poland has unveiled a truly unique project, called Good Spot, claiming to be the world’s first mobile hotel chain.
The Good Spot mobile hotel is a renovated refrigerated semi-trailer. 15 photos
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You’ve probably heard of tiny houses made of containers, but the idea of turning isothermal refrigerated semi-trailers into mobile hotels is even more interesting. According to Znamy, the architecture firm that came up with this concept, a lot of these semi-trailers can be found abandoned throughout Poland. But, with a bit of work and creativity, they can be transformed into premium mobile living spaces.

Designers at Znamy were inspired by a kitesurfing trip and decided to create a mobile hotel that would allow guests total freedom. Basically, people could enjoy all the freedom and benefits of a mobile camper without having to commit to owning one. And, they’d also be supporting the environment by choosing this mobile hotel since it’s a sustainable construction.

At first glance, it seems unlikely that an isothermal semi-trailer could be comfortable to live in, and the idea doesn’t sound very welcoming. But the Polish designers say they’ve combined a warm and cozy living area with a bathroom that maintains the cool air flow that’s characteristic for refrigerated semi-trailers.

With two sleeping areas, the Good Spot mobile campers can accommodate up to four adults. All the amenities commonly found inside a camper van turn these semi-trailers into comfortable, premium living spaces. Wood furnishings complete the rustic, yet clean look of the mobile hotel, and the large windows allow plenty of natural light to brighten the entire space. The white walls add a minimalistic touch, and there’s plenty of storage space throughout the camper.

The Good Spot mobile hotel looks like a great example of turning something that’s considered not useful anymore into something not only ingenious, but almost luxurious. The Polish company plans to develop a mobile hotel chain – the first renovated semi-trailer is ready to go, and three more are on their way.

Editor's note: This article was not sponsored or supported by a third-party.

 
 
 
 
 

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