Yasha Wallin

Rooms Hotel

  • Where:Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Why:A Eurasian adventure.
  • When:March 2018
  • Who:Me and my Eurasian partner in crime, Carina.
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Classy check in.

Twin bed realness.


Attention to adorable graphic detail.

Ever seen anyone this excited about wallpaper?

Subway tile is always a good idea.

Crisp white sheet closeup.

Who wore it better?

Hallway to magical breakfast.

Complimentary breakfast magic.

Lobby vibes: a bookworm’s dream come true.

I discovered Georgian wine and my life will never be the same.

Mapping out the day.

A bevy of babes likely checking out Georgian Tinder.

Our solid sightseeing crew.

French fries are always a great idea.

Welcome to urban paradise.

If you’re looking for me, I’ve run off with the hotel porter.

Highs & Lows

  • Woah, Georgian hospitality, who knew? The Rooms staff was incredibly attentive, down to negotiating our cab fares.

  • The bellhop outfits, straight out of Wes Anderson’s playbook.

  • The complimentary breakfast to end all breakfasts. I’ve never met a granola so deliciously decadent.

  • Tbilisi is slowly becoming known as more of a creative mecca, thanks to famous locals like Demna Gvasalia. Five minutes in the lobby at Rooms, you get the sense that you’re in the epicenter of that creative hub.

  • The design—style for miles.

  • - The room service. I know, I feel like an a-hole even complaining about room service, because it means I’m in a position to order it, but I have had better midnight fries.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Plastic Free

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 49/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Wes Anderson quirk meets cozy luxury.

  • Vibe


  • Location

    Super central.

  • Rooms


  • Music

    Great, all the old school hits.

  • Year Opened


  • Designed By

    Adjara Arch Group + Temur Ugulava

  • Pool/Gym


  • Restaurant

    The Kitchen. Packed with Tbilsi’s fashionable locals.

  • Bar

    Yes, always going…

  • Minibar

    Peanuts and chips. We ate them—all of them.

  • Children

    Judging by the screaming children in the adjacent room, yes.

  • Price

    Starts at 178 euro a night.

Quite possibly the most romantic restaurant I’ve ever seen.

Keto and Kote

Keto and Kote, Mikheil Zandukeli Dead End, Tbilisi, Georgia

Quite possibly the most romantic restaurant I’ve ever seen.

Shop til you drop.

Chaos Concept Store

Chaos Concept Store, Tbilisi, Georgia

Shop til you drop.

Beautiful writer’s house and café so inspiring you’ll want to start penning your memoirs here.

Café Littera

Cafe Littera, Ivane Machabeli Street, Tbilisi, Georgia

Beautiful writer’s house and café so inspiring you’ll want to start penning your memoirs here.

Rooms Hotel

Rooms, Tbilisi, Georgia

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