After much anticipation, consumers can now catch a glimpse of the world’s first car-powered hotel as Hotel Hyundai opens its doors, offering the most exclusive off-grid experience of 2022.
The unique new experience, curated by broadcaster and critic Grace Dent, launched as Hyundai-commissioned research, with nearly half (46%) saying sustainability and the environment are more important to them now than it was five years ago. When choosing holiday accommodation. Another quarter (25%) prefer to stay at home rather than travel abroad to reduce their carbon footprint by flying less.
Two-fifths (40%) say they are also looking for cheaper travel options this year, and more than half (55%) believe it is because of the current livelihood crisis. As a result, over half (53%) say they want to invest their leisure spending in local UK economies rather than overseas.
Other reasons for choosing a holiday at home over travel abroad include stress relief from travel interruptions (51%), the fact that UK summers are getting hotter (26%) and money savings (25%).
Grace Dent, Curator of Hyundai Hotels, Said: “We are looking for more unique and memorable stays than ever before and it is a delightful combination of innovation, luxury and comfort that makes you think. With the power that comes from the car, where does the Hyundai Hotel look next? can give?
“I’m excited for those who stay with us to sample the locally sourced sustainable menu as well as the equally scrumptious cocktails and of course get a good night’s sleep.
“I hope this three-week pop-up hotel is just the beginning of this concept of a car that combines and fuels such a luxury experience. I am predicting that guests will be here at this wonderful hotel and more in 2023. Will look forward to the full experience seeing you again.”
Located in Essex, just an hour from central London, the Hyundai Hotel focuses on luxury cottage accommodation and is spread across three major areas:
A high-end luxury Colemans Farm Cottage, the room offers everything guests can expect from a luxury boutique hotel. From the lights to all the features, it’s all powered by the IONIQ 5 and its vehicle-to-load (V2L) technology.
bar and restaurant
No hotel is complete without a bar and restaurant and the Hyundai Hotel is no different. The menu and mixology have been crafted by Grace Dent to deliver a food and drink offering as innovative and sustainable as the cars that power it, with ingredients sourced locally within Essex. In addition to indoor and outdoor dining and cooking over the fire, the bar and restaurant area will feature the IONIQ 5 Coffee Lounge, with a specially brewed espresso driven by car.
To end the evening, guests are invited to enjoy a movie with a car-powered projector and speakers, complete with a V2L-powered popcorn machine for a true cinematic experience.
Ashley Andrew, CEO of Hyundai Motor UK, said: “Our award-winning IONIQ 5 can power a Hyundai Hotel using its V2L function, where an adapter from the car provides a socket into which home appliances can be plugged in. The full experience of this pioneering technology demonstrates practicality, and we hope this concept will inspire more people to go offline.”
The IONIQ 5 can power the hotel and its experiences using its V2L feature that supplies AC power (230 V/50 Hz) up to a maximum power consumption of 3.6 kW (or 15 amps). A car adapter provides a socket into which standard home appliances can be plugged in.
Members of the public can enjoy a stay at the exclusive hotel and enjoy the full experience with welcome cocktails, a three-course meal, an evening movie, and a breakfast hamper, all included.
The Hyundai Hotel is open for 14 nights from 19 October to 5 November. november , to get a chance to stay 2 Visit: www.kiphideaways.com/hideaways/hotel-hyundai.