Golden Tulip hotel, Leiden Centre, Schipholweb 3, The Netherlands
Related: To Leiden, To Leiden
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Kinda hard to get to the scotch.
You could always try to jump into the chair from the bed.
-Chair with no sides/arms
-Stool (could also nest with round end table in background)
-Elaborate hoist and pulley system.
Option 4: Only rent room to 2-dimensional people
Sadly this is in my country :S, I feel shame :D…. Sorry on behalf of the other Dutch Designers who do have sense (and taste :P) Jeffrey. Form Follows Function is a good saying because of situations like this…
Clearly you are expected to sit at a 30-degree angle to the desk, or stand on the bed and then lower yourself into the chair (in which case, lifting yourself back out of the chair could count as your exercise for the day!)
It was often like this travelling in the far east, except the table tops had a deep edge, so your legs wouldn’t fit under them either.
Serves you right for staying in an airport hotel ;) trains in to center Amsterdam only take 10m or so
Shoot, that’s how I always got in the General Lee!
I’d actually be delighted and end up jumping over the chair non stop. Just for the fun of it…
Loved the Murphy’s Law Twitter comment noting how ironic it was that a Murphy bed would rectify the situation. I also spy your fitbit, and it makes me happy.
Or sleep eat etc in the chair. For ever.
Rogier: I am not in an airport hotel, sir; I am in a nice business hotel in the heart of Leiden, the city I am visiting. But of course you are jesting in any case. A design problem is never the user’s fault.
I had the exact same problem and asked at the front desk for a hot fix… and they gave me an office chair with wheels which worked quite well for the three nights in Leiden.
Thanks for coming to Europe!
Every item in this room was perfectly designed in separate facilities, each with its own usability, comfort and stress tests. This must be a case of user error.
same here at Hampton Inn suites in NY on visit from Ca! Chairs wedged between couch and desk,wall, bed. See attached pic…
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