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Projects | Eilert Smith Hotel, Stavanger

Contemporary Luxury
at Eilert Smith Hotel

Eilert Smith Hotel is no ordinary hotel. The boutique hotel in Stavanger, Norway, has 12 individually designed rooms - all with a focus on Scandinavian design and world class facilities. The hotel is designed by Trodahl Architects. As part of the hotel you find Eilert’s Residence. A 250 square metres penthouse suite. Norwegian architect Pål Trodahl has designed Eilert's Residence using only the finest materials and classic furniture pieces, including Finn Juhl’s Japan Series and Egyptian Chairs. The unique interior, combined with a spectacular panoramic view over Stavanger and the harbour, places Eilert's Residence in a league of its own.

Photo credit: Coast Studio, Rasmus Hjortshøj
Photo credit: Coast Studio, Rasmus Hjortshøj

Today the modernistic warehouse from 1937 has gained new life as the building has been transformed into a boutique hotel and Michelin-starred restaurant: Eilert Smith Hotel and restaurant RE-NAA. The reconstructing of the building was done by architect Paal Trodahl at Trodahl Arkitekter. Signe Anne and Kristoffer Stensrud who are the owners of the hotel, had a desire to preserve the building’s historic heritage, renew it and create a dynamic and comfortable hotel.

Photo credit: Tom Haga

Eilert's Residence need to be experienced in person. This single residence penthouse suite is special in its kind and offers accommodation for up to three people. The residence includes two bedrooms, two bathrooms, kitchen, and dining area, and more.

Photo credit: Lars Petter Pettersen
Photo credit: Lars Petter Pettersen

Eilert Smith Hotel is located between Stavanger’s old wooden houses and modern high-rise buildings. The exclusive and boutique hotel with only 12 rooms is named after architect Eilert Smith, who originally designed the building back in 1937. In the 1930’s functionalist architecture was popular in Stavanger. Institutions, businesses, and private houses were built in this new and international style. The building in Nordbogata 8 was not designed as a hotel back then, but as a shop and storehouse for the local farmers’ cooperative.

Photo credit: Tom Haga
Pieces to discover

Featured Furniture in this Project

Discover the Finn Juhl pieces that are featured at the boutique Eilert Smith Hotel. Click through the furniture below to dive into the history behind the creation of the individual pieces and find inspiring, captivating images along with information about different material options and the sizes available.