The 48-unit Hotel Beldi will be inspired by classic mountain huts in the Alps, says the local behind the project.
Squamish AirhouseThe owner of will soon mark the start of his new project, called Beldi – an installation that was originally presented as a micro or a pod hotel.
In a press release, project developer Rodney Wilson said work would soon begin on the construction of the 48-unit apartment building in downtown Squamish.
“Beldi will be the first upscale lifestyle property in Squamish, and we are honored to be part of the region’s transformation, providing a new hub for modern travelers looking for adventure but also convenience” said Wilson, who has been a Squamish resident since 2003.
The statement describes Beldi as a boutique hotel offering a restaurant on the ground floor and a rooftop lounge that will serve as both a coworking space by day and a cocktail bar by night.
“Originally designed as a micro-hotel, the property will be inspired Rifugi, the classic mountain huts of the Alps that offer travelers affordable community and adventure-oriented accommodation,” the statement read. “These retreats were designed as a jumping off point for hikers, climbers and skiers who would come together at night to share stories of their day over food and drink.”
The announcement also noted that the concept and design of the hotel would be a collaboration between HunterOfficean architectural firm and urban infill specialist based in Squamish, and Ste. Mary’s Workshopa Vancouver-based commercial interior design studio and creative consultancy.
House of Life will act as a full-service management partner, overseeing operations, including revenue and marketing. They currently operate over 60 hotels in North America.
Last summer, the District of Squamish granted the development permit to company number 1237946 BC LTD., which has since changed name at Hang Eleven Properties Inc.
He authorized the construction of the downtown hotel at 37773 Cleveland Avenue.