Focus On: The Nimb Copenhagen
By Angela Fairhurst
A nimbus is a radiant light that encircles someone or something and The Nimb in Copenhagen is just that. Nimb Hotel, or simply the Nimb, is a five-star boutique hotel located smack dab in the middle of the action overlooking the world-famous Tivoli Gardens. The hotel is housed in a historic building with a Moorish-inspired Historicist style constructed in 1909.
The boutique nature of the Nimb makes you feel like you were invited into someone’s home but with someone there 24/7 to attend to your every whim and need. It’s the attention to detail about every aspect of your life while at the hotel, that makes this location a favorite in this beautiful city.
The Nimb has a total of 38 rooms and suites, including 21 which were just recently added. The detail in the decor and the creativeness and uniqueness typical of larger hotels, gives this house a special vibe. Our room had a wood burning fireplace, lit by the staff, with cozy dark hardwood floors and contemporary and antique comfy furniture only enhancing the charm. Bang & Olufsen and Apple TVs provide the finest of modern touches.
Walk into the spacious bath and guests are presented with an array of amenities from Meraki offering a unique world of lifestyle and skin care products designed and developed in Denmark.
The products are paraben and colorant free, using only the best that nature has to offer. I especially like the organic balm, orange & geranium pure oil, linen dew hand cream, mangosteen soap, face masks, soap-filled bath sponges and bath balls, wild rose body mist, and cotton haze body lotion – all are new must-haves! Lots of locally sourced products are available for the guys too, ranging from hair balm, to a heavy-duty razor with two blades, shave cream and face potions. There are even wooden toothbrushes, organic toothpaste, plush robes and slippers to round out the assortment of amenities.
The included breakfast is to die for. Served from an open glass kitchen where you can watch the chef’s prepare your meal, there is avocado toast with a stack of fresh lingonberries among other delicious options. The buffet consists of traditional Danish fare with cheeses, soft- or hard-boiled eggs, sausage, bacon, muselis, freshly made breads and pastries, plus a choice of different yogurts with creative additions to them…who ever heard of tomato and basil in their yogurt? The staff will bring the same spread to your room or suite upon request.
The Bar is a social scene. Located on the second floor between the new and old wings of the hotel, the high-ceiling room is filled with locals and guests alike from high tea through cocktail hour.