Part of the Design Hotel group Rooms Kazbegi is a geometric edifice in the shadow of the Caucasus Mountain Range. Located at the base of Kazbek Mountain in Stepantsminda Village, the hotel mimics its surroundings while framing them with expansive windows. This remote retreat was designed by young Tbilisi-based duo Nata Janberidze and Keti Toloraia.
Representing the new generation of young Georgian designers, the sleek hotel comprises a geometric structure with balconies and a sun terrace fashioned from steel, glass, and timber, mimicking the local woodlands and blending into the surrounding landscape.
The minimalist design reflects the country’s Asian and European heritage. Wood floors, indigenous rugs, and furnishings by Flamant and Restoration Hardware add a touch of rustic chic. Fireplaces and couches abound, while vintage posters nod to the past.
The rooms, meanwhile, are decked out in a palette of mushroom and taupe with the occasional splash of colour. The rooms have a comfortable king-size bed or Twin Beds, a working desk, a balcony, and floor-to-ceiling windows. The wooden flooring extends into the bathroom, which is fitted with a signature rainfall shower.
Traditional Georgian delights are served alongside Western European dishes in the spacious restaurant. The food’s delicious and the service superlative, but the real star is the views. The inspiring landscape’s left its mark on the menu, too: the chefs collaborate with local suppliers from the nearby town and throughout the region, with the goal of introducing dishes passed down through generations to a new audience.
The large indoor pool has mountain views and is pleasantly heated while an expansive terrace with loungers stretches along the expanse of the property, perfect for lounging and taking in the Caucasus majestic views.