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Photos by Jesse Wild
Treat yourself to a stay at this bespoke pod, perched above East Quay. Every year, East Quay selects a different artist for the Pod 5 Artist Residency, inviting an emerging creative practitioner to live and work at East Quay for two weeks, working with the community to help inform, design, and create a transformative installation in Pod 5. The current design was created by artist Ikra Arshad and blends pastel colours with geometric patterns for an effect which is striking and relaxing! If you would like to find out more about Ikra and her installations, you can visit her website: www.ikraarshad.com
The Immersive Art pod is situated on the second floor of East Quay. It includes a small kitchenette complete with a fridge, sink, kettle, and toaster for simple meals, or of course you can just head to East Quay Kitchen for a delicious meal or some cake. The beautifully finished bathroom is complete with toilet, sink, and shower. The viewing terrace boasts stunning views over the town, harbour, and sea.
Tucked onto a raised platform in the corner is a standard double bed, with luxury organic bedlinen and an organic wool duvet, on top of a luxury natural mattress. A ladder leads to a mezzanine nook which overlooks the steam railway line – called the Dream Room it’s a perfect place to while away the afternoon.
While you're here, come explore to the galleries, chat to artists in their studios, eat at the friendly restaurant, and take in the incredible views of our Somerset coastline and Watchet Harbour. The interior design of this pod changes each year commissioned by a different artist.
Please note that this pod may not be suitable for some guests due to the multiple stairs. Children are not permitted to stay in this pod.
Please note that we keep the price of Pod 5 as low as possible so that as many people as possible can get to experience each iteration of the pod as it changes every year!
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Caroline - May 2023
Anna - September 2022
Miriam - August 2023
Rooms will usually be ready by 15.00pm on the day of arrival and we ask that on your day of departure you check out by 11:00am.
We understand that sometimes people will need to cancel their booking, but we also need to balance the impact on our social enterprise. If you wish to cancel your reservation we therefore ask you notify us 48 hours prior to arrival. After this time we reserve the right to take full payment. In the event of a non-arrival and no notification we reserve the right to recover the full cost of the booking.
If you book direct with us via our website, we will collect your payment details when you make the booking but we will take payment when you check-in. If you book with another accommodation engine, payment will be made according to their terms and conditions.