Hospitality Design

"Hospitality" encompasses some of the most regularly visited and most intimate forms of entertainment design: hotels and restaurants. Hotels, unlike any other venue, have the potential to make the most personal connection with their guests: they act as homes away from home. The most sophisticated hotels will go above and beyond the call of business to create something truly unique, offering guests an entire experience. Similarly, restaurants are places that visitors go to be taken care of and comforted. Delicious food and an attentive wait staff are part of what make a restaurant experience great, but a cohesive theme and integrated entertainment elevates the experience to something magical. Entertainment Designer finds some of the most innovative, creative, and exciting examples of hospitality design across the globe.

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Oshi: Cyprus’ Interactive Restaurant

Posted on February 6, 2013

Nestled among the traditional taverns and quaint eateries in Limassol, Cyprus, is one of Europe’s most high-tech restaurant experiences. The Oshi restaurant, which opened its doors in early 2012, offers Asian ...

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Dragons, Knights, and Pirates: New LEGOLAND Hotel Opens in CA This Spring

Posted on January 30, 2013

You might remember that the LEGOLAND Windsor Hotel was on our list of top innovative design projects for 2012.  We're excited to report that a new LEGOLAND hotel is set ...

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New Developments at the ICEHOTEL

Posted on January 16, 2013

The tiny village of Jukkasjärvi, located 125 miles into the Arctic Circle, is home to the wildly popular ICEHOTEL. We’ve covered this amazing “living art” hotel before. Each winter it’s ...

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QR Code Hotel Room in Arnhem, Netherlands

Posted on November 30, 2012

Tech geek alert: if you love your iPhone more than your grandma (just kidding, mostly!) and can’t stop yourself from scanning every QR code you see (even the one on ...

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Imperial Art Hotel Takes Custom Lodging to a New Level

Posted on November 2, 2012

The Imperial Art Design Hotel is a themed, high-end hotel that has been serving wealthy visitors for more than a century. Located near the spas of Merano, this boutique hotel ...

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Our Favorite 5 Lighthouse Hotels from Around the World

Posted on October 17, 2012

If you’ve ever wandered along a sandy beach and dreamily watched the nearby lighthouses, we’ve got some great news for you. It’s now possible to stay inside a lighthouse hotel ...

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The Jim Beam Distillery: Aiming for the Top on the Bourbon Trail

Posted on October 9, 2012

For the first time in its history, bourbon maker Jim Beam has flung open the doors to its factory to give visitors an inside view of distillery operations past and ...

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Broomhill Art Hotel: An Artistic Oasis in North Devon, United Kingdom

Posted on October 1, 2012

The Broomhill Art Hotel is a late Victorian, six-room hotel that has become southwest England’s most impressive art center. It features hundreds of contemporary sculptures along a trail that meanders ...

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Top Five Cave Hotels

Posted on September 18, 2012

Few natural attractions capture our imaginations as much as caves, from their striking stone formations to the treasures that could be hidden away there. But most of the cave attractions ...

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Cioccolato Bakery Boutique, Monterrey, Mexico: Eye-Candy at its Best

Posted on September 13, 2012

We're always looking for creatively designed restaurants and other eating establishments.  A Mexican chocolate shop and event design firm caught our attention today!  The shop's recent re-brand and new store ...

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