The Poli House — Tel Aviv, Israel
Adjacent to Tel Aviv’s bustling Carmel Market, in a 1930s Bauhaus building, restored by architect Nitza Szmuk, the 40-room Poli House is the newest property from family-owned hospitality outfit, the Dayan Group and the Brown Hotels collection.
Inside, Canadian-American designer Karim Rashid has taken his cues from the tech-savvy, forward-thinking city, with neon colours, mesmerising graphics and ultramodern shapes. Elevators flourished with custom mood lighting and LED screens that display the local weather conditions, whisk new arrivals up to the rooftop for check in, where an infinity pool and sweeping city views make for an impressive first impression.
Downstairs, immerse yourself in a novel from the onsite bookstore while sipping on organic coffee in the Breakfast Café’s secret garden, or simply stroll over to the market next door for a high-voltage dose of Tel Avivian food and culture.