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A NEW hotel in Berlin is giving passersby more than they bargained for – by using floor-to-ceiling glass in its toilets.
The design fault at the restaurant of the 25hours Hotel Bikini Berlin means those walking past the building can see diners going about their business.
The trendy hotel is only 10 storeys tall, meaning that anyone walking on the street below will get a rather detailed eyeful if they glance up.
After pedestrians snapped guests using the toilets, the hotel decided to warn its guests and put up signs which read: “Please be careful, not only the monkeys are watching.”
On its website, the hotel says it is “open for monkey business”.
It adds: “The hotel showcases cosmopolitan Berlin at its location in the listed Bikini-Haus building between the Berlin Zoo and Breitscheidplatz.
“Designer Werner Aisslinger and his team created a hotel world playing with the contrasts of nature and culture. The hotel is popular not only among its own guests, thanks to the restaurant and bar on the top floor with a 360° rooftop terrace and first-class views of the city and the Berlin Zoo.”
It adds that its mission statement is: “We offer our guests a contemporary hotel experience in individual, design-oriented boutique hotels… we will develop to a brand associated with individuality, authenticity, zeitgeist and nonchalance.” – Daily Mail