Clarion Hotel Stockholm does it again!

This time they really show that they do LOVE art

At Clarion Hotel Stockholm they love art so much that from the 8th of June 2012, artists can pay for their hotel stay with art. It’s all really very simple: An artwork – a room – one night.
The tradition to let artists pay with art at hotels and restaurants has headed in the direction of extinction. A couple of months ago, the Chelsea Hotel closed and here in Sweden it hasn’t even been possible to pay with art. Ever.

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“My dad was one of the artists who in the 70’s paid for his hotel room in New York – with art. To see my dad’s pieces hang next to famous artists at the Chelsea Hotel really made an impact on me. Now that the historic Chelsea Hotel has closed for an unknown period of time I thought it was obvious that we at Clarion Hotel Stockholm should do something about this. After all, we are already a significant art hotel.” Marcus Majewski, General Manager, Clarion Hotel Stockholm.

To celebrate the establishments who during the years have encouraged struggling as well as established artists, we at Clarion Hotel Stockholm will from the beginning of June accept art as a payment currency. To begin with, we will do this with a simplified version: the artist will create on an International standard A4/Legal US paper – hand in the piece and get a room.

The hotel is characterized by music, art and design to create a vibrant and lively meeting place and our ambition is to raise the quality of your life when you stay with us. Here you can find bars that are full of life, culinary highlights in the restaurant, art exhibitions and live music.