Spa Golfer Hotel / Studio Sangrad

© Sandro Lendler
© Sandro Lendler

Architects: Sangrad d.o.o.
Location: Sveti Martin na Muri,
Project Architects: Vedran Pedisic, Hrvoje Davidovski, Mladen Hofmann, Gordana Greguric & Dragana Knezovic
Collaborators: Iva Matanic, Ana Vracaric, Sara Segedin, Aleksandra Duka, Ivan Capan & Iva Marjancevic
Contractor: Tanja Baljkas, Boris Baljkas
Site Area: 20,352 sqm
Constructed Area: 11,866 sqm
Project year: 2007-2009
Photographs: Sandro Lendler

© Sandro Lendler © Sandro Lendler © Sandro Lendler © Sandro Lendler

Hotel was built as part of Spa and Golf resort Saint Martin. Building is located on North-western hill-side between outer pools and golf courses. Divided on two wings, which of one part is oriented toward outer pools of resort on Northwest, the other part is connected with golf courses on North-east.

Both dispersive shaped wings are assembled in a way to provide wide views for front elevations, though on inner side, towards to the forest on South appear intimately courtyard with pool, sun platou and terraces. This linear volumes forms an open courtyard, maximizing exposure of the ground floor public activities trough the glass screens which are fully glazed and open on to a winter garden space.

ground floor plan
ground floor plan

Hotel consists total 157 accommodation units, which of 151 are double bed rooms, and 6 suites, kindergarten, catering facilities (2 restaurants, cafe, lounge, night club), wellness, pool, beauty center, and conference halls. Accommodation units are spread on 3 upper levels, while the public activities are taking place in basement, ground floor and mezzanine. Under the access road there is big space reserved for service part of hotel, garage and technical spaces.

© Sandro Lendler
© Sandro Lendler

Horticultural arranged garage roof forms grand and emphasize path toward the hotel entrance. Conference hall, and indoor pool on ground floor, and part of big restaurant in mezzanine, are added on main volume of hotel on south and partly in ground. Those three separated volumes offers big roof gardens and enclosed outdoor pool well fitted in natural surrounding.

With it’s linear snake-like shape, stretched volume and facade coating building is corresponding with a environment.

Cite: "Spa Golfer Hotel / Studio Sangrad" 16 Nov 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed 27 May 2015. <>
  • novan

    old school from outside but little bit modern from the inside

  • snir

    looks like a modern Project Neighbourhood school.

  • Jen

    Institutional! Dull from every angle