The K Nest

The K Nest is a luxurious boutique hotel in the heart of Nafplion, where an authentic local residence has been transformed into one of the top small hotels for couples in Greece.

What we did for this project

  • Typology study

  • Concept Development

  • Design & Operational Briefs

  • Branding & Implementation

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<p class="font_7"><strong>Location:</strong></p>
<p class="font_8">Nafplio, Peloponnese</p>


<p class="font_7"><strong>Year of Project:</strong></p>
<p class="font_8">2021</p>

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Hotel Synopsis

The below text is a full description of the under development property, giving all the details regarding the hotel's story, concept, operation, and experiences, that will provide to its guests

Hotel Synopsis

The K Nest is a small boutique hotel in the heart of Nafplion City, that simulates life in a Modern Aristocratic Residence, inspired by the authentic lifestyle of the destination. Even though it is located at a secluded spot in the city centre, the hotel offers privacy & calmness. However, in just a few minutes’ walk, you will find yourself amidst the city’s vibrant life, or even at the nearby beach, where you can spend an entire day under the sun.

Paying special tribute to the building's history, the hotel features 8 conceptually designed Room & Suites with Sea or City View, that blend Neoclassical with Modern Design and shape the perfect setting for your stay in Nafplio. All the rooms feature high-tech facilities, like Smart TVs, Concierge Tablets, and Alexa-enabled Bluetooth Speakers — elements that connect the past with the future and create a signature atmosphere. At the same time, the rooms’ “upgraded mini bar” offers special kits, that will transform your Coffee or Wine tasting into a truly unique experience.

The Dining Lounge & the Sea View Veranda become the ideal place to enjoy the hotel’s Iconic Breakfast Experience and its Authentic Dining Menus, which introduce you to the Peloponnese region’s best local products & recipes. To complete your relaxation experience, the Herbs & Flowers Garden becomes the ideal place to relax and feel the strong personality of the city’s architecture, enjoy the nearby sea breeze, and experience the quality service that the people of The K Nest offer.

Sources of Inspiration

  • The K Family Mansion 

  • The Secluded Location 

  • The Casual Beverage Philosophy

  • The “Honored Guest” Attitude

  • The “Nafplion Alley” Lifestyle 

Hotel Grounds

  • Books & Flavors Reception & Shop

  • Indoor Dining Lounge

  • Sea View Veranda

  • Herbs & Flowers Garden

Room Types

  • 2 x Just  for Two Rooms with Alley View  Balcony

  • 3 x Just  for Two Rooms with Sea View  Balcony

  • 1 x The Mini Suite with Sea View Balcony

  • 1 x The  Grande Suite with Sea View Balcony

  • 1 x The  Attic Suite with Sea View Balcony

Signature Experiences

  • Breakfast Wedding  Proposal

  • Tailor-Made Private Residence Experience

  • Degustation Music Nights

Hotel Typology

The first stage of our Services, which includes the Research & the Typology Study, helped the Hotel Owners take their final decisions regarding the hotel's Typology (type of property, room types, grounds, etc) and its main Features and Facilities, aiming to increase the hotel's ADR as well as its sales potentials from its various departments and services.

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Hotel Grounds

Room Types

Hotel Concept Development

During the Hotel Concept Development process, we specified the main idea and the narrative of the new hotel, which will allow it to stand out from the competition. At the same time, we specified all the new hotel's experiences, services, and operation model, in order to help the architectural and design teams to capture all the requirements for its final design.

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In this case we aimed to create the perfect nest for every sophisticated traveler that wants to feel like an “honored guest” in the heart of Nafplio.
Aristocratic roots meet the vivid future and lifestyle of the area.

Sources of Inspiration

Signature Experiences

Hotel Branding & Implementation

In order to have a fuller image of the Concept, we have created an initial branding for the new hotel that captures its feel and essence, and which must be taken into account during the design process. At the same time, we presented a series of indicative applications and implementations of the branding, in order to convey in a more tangible way the feeling that will be exuded during the hotel's visual communication.

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Logo Description

Implementation Examples

Project Partners

For the completion of the project, Destsetters collaborates with the Architectural and Design teams, in the context of the thorough application of the concept to the overall experience, the correct specification of the anticipated operational needs, and the new hotel's commercial potentials. The Architectural & Design teams are selected by the investors/project owners and play an active part in the overall decisions regarding the development of the new property.

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