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.


Concrete Architecture: Breaking The Cookie-Cutter Chain Hotel Mold

Posted on May 17, 2013

If you’re a traveler in search of decadence and excess, Amsterdam’s Red Light District probably tops your list of dream destinations. But of late, it’s also quietly become home to ...

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A Fairy-Tale Getaway Awaits At La Balade Des Gnomes

Posted on May 10, 2013

It’s not every day that you get an opportunity to sleep inside of a cow. In fact, the quirky La Balade Des Gnomes hotel, located near the picturesque town of ...

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The Plaza Hotel’s Gatsby Suite Brings Film And Literature To Life

Posted on May 7, 2013

The Great Gatsby has been part of the public consciousness for decades. The novel was penned in 1925 by F. Scott Fitzgerald, and is perhaps the most indelible pop culture ...

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The Chanler at Cliff Walk: European Grandeur in New England

Posted on April 29, 2013

Just outside Newport, Rhode Island is a boutique hotel that brings all the splendor of Europe to beachfront New England. The twenty luxurious guest rooms in The Chanler at Cliff ...

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Sleeping Around: Taking the “Pop-Up” Experience to the Next Level

Posted on April 15, 2013

We’ve seen “pop-up” boutiques and pop-up festivals, pop-up restaurants and even pop-up museums. But we’ve never seen a pop-up hotel. The pop-up concept – a temporary location for entertainment or ...

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Nickelodeon Suites Resort: A Family Hotel with the Theme Park Attractions Built In

Posted on April 12, 2013

If you’re looking to catch the debut of SpongeBob SquarePants: The Great Jelly Rescue! 4D movie later this month, it won’t be at any of the major theme parks in the Orlando ...

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Travel Through Time at this 1960s-inspired Barcelona Hotel

Posted on March 18, 2013

If traveling abroad isn’t enough for you, have you considered traveling through time? The design of the Chic and Basic Ramblas Hotel in Barcelona by Lagranja Design was inspired by Spanish icons ...

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The Walls Have Ears in this Hotel Room of the Future

Posted on February 26, 2013

Cutting edge hotels already offer more than just a bed and bath for your convenience. But if SerranoBrothers Design Studio in Spain has anything to say about it, staying in the ...

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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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