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.


Riad AnaYela Tells An Ancient Love Story Amidst an Arabian Nights Atmosphere

Posted on July 24, 2012

We've covered a number of amazing hotels on Entertainment Designer. But staying at riad AnaYela in Marrakech, Morocco, is as close as one can get to living an Arabian Nights ...

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Sensory Distortion: Modern Art Meets Design at the Propeller Island City Lodge

Posted on July 16, 2012

The idea of the themed hotel isn’t new; we’ve covered several on the site previously. One recent find in Germany caught our attention through its deliberate blend of art and ...

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Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Immerses Guests in the Magic of Animation

Posted on June 4, 2012

Last Thursday, Disney opened their newest resort at Walt Disney World with a grand opening ceremony attended by everyone from Mickey Mouse to Nemo. The Art of Animation Resort is ...

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Paramount Pictures to Break into the Hotel Industry with Hollywood-Themed Resorts

Posted on May 18, 2012

Taking a cue from Disney, Paramount Pictures has decided to go into the hotel business. The recently formed Paramount Hotels and Resorts has announced plans to develop up to 50 ...

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Plans For Underwater Hotel in Dubai Unveiled

Posted on May 16, 2012

While this underwater hotel in Dubai is still a long ways off from taking reservations, the concept art alone has been enough to create quite a buzz throughout the blogosphere. ...

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Experience a Day in the Life of a Hamster at this French Hotel

Posted on April 19, 2012

Here’s one of the more unusual projects we’ve come across in a while – and trust us, we come across some pretty far-out ideas on a regular basis. What we ...

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Awesome Car Themed Rooms At The V8 Hotel, Germany

Posted on February 21, 2012

The V8 Hotel, just in case you were wondering, has nothing to do with the vegetable juice: we’re talking about beefy, eight-cylinder engines. This is a hotel designed for all ...

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The Focus is on Native Hawaiian Culture at Disney’s Aulani Resort and Spa

Posted on February 14, 2012

Disney’s new Aulani Resort on Oahu, Hawaii, is an exercise in subtlety inasmuch as resort building is a subtle enterprise. Disney theme parks, as you know, are anything but understated ...

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The 5 Best Frozen Hotels

Posted on February 3, 2012

Check out the 5 coolest (as in actually frozen!) hotels in the world. 1. Hôtel de Glace, Canada Check into the Hôtel de Glace and put all your worries on ice for ...

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Infographic: The Most Unique Themed Hotels in The World

Posted on February 2, 2012

This infographic from summarizes some of the most unique themed hotels in the world.

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