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The forthcoming Nap Bar is hitting the snooze button on your hectic schedule.
The aptly named spot in Rice Village encourages weary Houstonians to drop in and relax, refresh, and get some shut-eye, according to a March press release.
Nap Bar founder and president, Khaliah Guillory has teamed up with New Living natural and organic mattresses to launch the local concept.
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Despite its location on bustling Kirby Drive, guests will find tranquility via a power nap in custom-patented pods that are designed with sound-proof materials. You can also expect organic and non-toxic mattresses and bedding, changed after every nap.
“It’s a turnkey solution for health-conscious humans,” Guillory told Chron.com.
While the business model is already a hit in New York, Europe and Japan, Nap Bar marks the first napping facility in Houston, according to the release.
The pay-by-the-snooze Nap Bar will charge customers $25 for a 20-minute nap or approximately $179 per person for a Snoozers club membership. Details are still being worked on regarding the latter, Guillory said.
Nap Bar will feature one unit with bunk beds for a total of two mattresses.
What’s more, the list of perks slotted to be offered to customers includes IV drips to help with hydration, lymphatic massages, hot showers, espressos, and more.
Plans for a suite and more beds are in the works, as are plans to create in-suite napping build-outs for corporations. Later this fall, Guillory said, downtown workers can be on the lookout for mobile snooze units.
The Nap Bar at 6111 Kirby, located inside New Living Mattress store, officially opens on April 1.
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