Hotel Design

Hotels, unlike any other venue, have the potential to make the most intimate connection with its guests. The most sophisticated hotels will go above and beyond the call of business to create something truly unique, offering guests an entire experience. Entertainment Designer finds some of the most innovative, creative, and exciting examples of hotel design across the globe.


Keeping Cool in Texas: Indoor Ski Resort Coming to the US

Posted on October 23, 2014

Even if you hate the cold and the snow on principle, there’s a certain something about jetting down the slopes at high speeds on skis. Winter sports have been synonymous ...

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Radical Innovation Award 2014 Finalists Feature 3D Printing and Clean Air Design

Posted on May 1, 2014

The Radical Innovation Award encourages designers to develop ideas that will have a positive impact on hospitality. Entries should solve problems faced by hotels and create opportunities for guests and ...

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Hive-Inn by OVA Studio Marries Flexible Configurable Design with Chic Branding

Posted on April 24, 2014

OVA Studio developed their Hive-Inn concept as an entry in the Radical Innovation Award competition which is a search for the next big hotel concept. Although OVA did not make ...

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Our Top 5 Favorite Sci-Fi Themed Hotels & Concepts

Posted on February 26, 2014

If you’re a fantasy fan, your favorite franchises are in favor right now at theme parks and themed hotels – from the LEGOLAND Hotel’s amazing castle rooms to the Universal ...

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Close Encounters: New Sci-Fi Hotel and Museum Bar Bring Aliens to Life in US

Posted on January 8, 2014

Fans of Ridley Scott’s Alien and its sequels are familiar with the work of H.R. Giger. The renowned Swiss artist’s Necronom IV print served as the inspiration for the creature ...

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Why Poorism Has No Place in Themed Hotel Design

Posted on December 20, 2013

  Tours that go beyond a luxury stay at a secluded resort and allow travelers to really experience life in other parts of the globe are a growing travel trend. This ...

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2014 ICEHOTEL: Ice Artistry and Innovation

Posted on December 2, 2013

Each year, Sweden’s ICEHOTEL brings a wide variety of artistic fantasies to life in ice sculpture. This year’s batch of art suites has been announced and promises to be the ...

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Miura Hotel in Czech Republic Is Crazy, Sexy, Cool

Posted on October 28, 2013

I would say the Miura Hotel in Celadna, Czech Republic has to be seen to be believed, but I don’t think even that may convince you. The hotel looks like ...

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Mira Moon Hotel in Hong Kong Celebrates Chinese Art, Fable and Crafts

Posted on October 25, 2013

  Mira Moon Hotel will open in the Wanchai District of Hong Kong this Friday and should be a sight to behold. The hotel’s theme is ancient Chinese myth blended mystically ...

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X Marks the Spot – Fogo Island Inn’s Severe Design Complements Rugged Rock Landscape

Posted on August 30, 2013

A brand new inn on the edge of the North American continent redefines hospitality and offers a vacation experience unlike any other. With temperatures ranging from five degrees in the ...

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