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The hotel invites its guests to immerse themselves into the noble traditions of the 17-18th century bon-vivant lifestyle, historical architecture and vibrant modern design.
Hotel PACAI, inaugurated in spring 2018, is the first member of Design Hotels in the Baltic States. This stunning Baroque palace and former residence of the noble Lithuanian Pacai family was one of the most ornate buildings in Vilnius for several centuries. Dating back to 1677, the palace has witnessed the times of Lithuanian- Polish Commonwealth, the rule of Russian tsars and Napoleon’s grand arrival in Vilnius.
Architect Saulius Mikštas preserved the building’s authentic architectural details, including the reconstructed arches, mystical staircase with newly uncovered ancient walls and authentic Baroque frescoes in many rooms. The hotel’s interior was designed by Lithuanian design duo YES. who have added sensual elements and dreamy art in the Baltic colour palette, bridging past and present by highlighting the timeless elegance and purity in chosen materials.
Hotel PACAI offers one of the most sought-after experiences in the heart of Vilnius’ Old Town. Guests can enjoy a boutique spa, a courtyard that invites them to mix and mingle with locals, two gourmet restaurants that creatively reinterpret Lithuanian cuisine, a lounge bar, library and meeting rooms.
The hotel invites its guests to immerse themselves into a world infused with history, romance and intrigue, while staying in elegant and lavish rooms. Just imagine all the important state events (and affairs!) that have happened under this roof…
Music ID & Music Programming
Zone I: Lobby, Living Room & Library
For Hotel PACAI we created a calm, peaceful and comforting music universe, including organic tones inspired by Baltic nature. As full of contrast as the architec- ture and interior design itself, guests will discover contrasted but still cohesive music moods throughout the day: sophisticated beats with abstract glitchy waves, warm nu and classic soul pieces, and rare grooves of layered percussions, brass and whimsical crooner vocals.
Zone II: PACAI SPA
The PACAI SPA is an urban sanctuary situa- ted in the historical mansion and surroun- ded by beautiful baroque architecture.
This unique spa offers rituals and wellness treatments using organic oils and advan- ced technology skin care products. For maximum relaxation, we picked echoing vocal swells, angelical strings and tinkling piano melodies to create a pleasant drifting sensation.
Official Music Channel
In summer 2018 we launched Hotel PACAI’s official Spotify channel with a bespoke soundtrack concept and design layout. Since then, we curate a monthly 10-track sampler and design digital supports that mirror the music and visual identity of the hotel for their external communications on social media. In summer 2019 we added a second playlist format to their music channel: the seasonal selection ‘Evening Echoes’.
Thematic Music Selection & in-room Music Cards
Several studies have confirmed that music can reduce the activity of the sympathetic nervous system, decrease blood pressure, heart and respiratory rate and may even have positive effects on sleep via muscle relaxation and distraction from thoughts.
With this in mind, we curate the seasonal selection ‘Evening Echoes’ for Hotel PACAI, a soundtrack that promises to sooth the body and mind, allowing you to float into an ethereal landscape. As a special gift to their guests, the hotel staff leave a branded music card in each room with the corresponding Spotify playlist code designed by Movement.