Each year, a large number of isothermal refrigerated trailers are imported into Poland once they’re no longer of use. To keep the country from becoming a graveyard for out-of-commission units, local firm Znamy sie has begun converting them into rentals for Poland’s first mobile hotel chain, which is also called Good Spot.
"The concept behind this project was driven by a fascination with freedom, travel, and ease," explains the firm. "Good Spot—which was created for the brand of the same name—offers an opportunity to travel freely while also speaking loudly about ecology. By repurposing the trailers, they are given a second life."
As part of the overhaul, the team wrapped the exterior with stainless steel, evoking a similar aesthetic to the classic Airstream. The interior is accessed via a long, metal walkway, which doubles as an outdoor lounge space.
In contrast to its shiny exterior shell, the trailer presents a cozy, warm aesthetic upon entry. Custom-built wooden furniture spans across the walls, providing ample storage and seating. "The revamped layout is based on solutions typical of camper vans, where all functions are located around the perimeter as a way to maximize space in a small area," says the firm.
To further enhance the sense of space, the firm installed large windows in both the living and sleeping areas, which helps draw in ample natural light. While most of the interior sports crisp white walls, the bathroom—sited near the kitchen—is dressed in a bright blue, reminiscent of the structure’s past as a former cold store.
The Good Spot trailer is the first of four designs Znamy sie is creating for the hotel chain. "The additional three are in production, so stay tuned," adds the firm.
To learn more about the new mobile hotel chain, or to book your own stay, head to the Good Spot website.
Builder: Good Spot
Photography: Znamy się & Izabela Retka
Contractor for Furniture: Sila Wewnętrzna
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