Archive for the ‘hotel’ category

Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort and Spa, Philippines

July 11th, 2013

Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa in the Philippines is set between the expanses of Puka Shell Beach’s white sand and the luscious hillside it adorns. The luxury beach resort boasts 219 rooms, suites and villas constructed to aid you in enjoying the perfect vacation.

Ovolo Hotel by HASSELL, Melbourne

July 10th, 2013

Five distinct room types provide an uncluttered, light and effortless approach to urban living. Each is based on a similar neutral colour palette yet maintain an individual character through diverse furniture and joinery components that allow guests to reconfigure the room as they wish.

W Hotel by Mr. Important Design, San Diego – California

July 9th, 2013

W Hotel by Mr. Important Design, San Diego – California

Hotel V, Amsterdam

July 6th, 2013

The modernity of the concrete shell, including bare utility pipes and wiring, has been mixed and matched with modern and faux-vintage furnishings that give the property an eclectic look with fun factor.

The Talbot Inn, Somerset – UK

July 5th, 2013

When you do get inside, however, a quintessential British pub awaits, and beyond the public recreation rooms lies some terrific accommodation which more than does justice to the architectural framework. Classic furniture blends with more contemporary examples, the baths are grand, the beds four-poster without the unnecessary drapes that would spoil the clean-lined aesthetic. Well worth a visit on every level.

Areias do Seixo Charm Hotel, Lisbon – Portugal

July 3rd, 2013

Areias do Seixo Charm Hotel, less than an hour north of Lisbon, describes itself as magical, and throws around all manner of other derivative, time-worn hotel stock phrases: ‘haven in nature’, ‘unique sensations’, ‘live every moment’, ‘romantic atmosphere’…

Hotel Scholl, Schwäbisch Hall – Germany

July 2nd, 2013

At Hotel Scholl, which has been managed with a charming personal touch for generations, you experience time as a unification of past and present. At the heart of the historic quarter of Schwaebisch Hall, the hotel presents itself with a heritage-protected half-timbered façade and surprises with a contemporary interior design.

Lily Beach Resort & Spa, Maldives

July 1st, 2013

The primary objective has been to upgrade the resort to a high quality, luxury experience. Only natural materials are used for all its villas as well as public areas. The final product is a fusion of contemporary design and local Maldivian architecture. It is a wonderful combination of wood, different kinds of natural stones and modern design, which blend in creatively with the natural surroundings of the island.

One Leicester Street hotel by Universal Design Studio, London

June 28th, 2013

One Leicester Street’s interior design has been concocted by London-based Universal Design Studio and features rooms in a clean contemporary style. Walls and ceilings are lined in slats of white-washed timber, and the setting is complemented by carefully selected custom furnishings and high-end fixtures.

Coqui Coqui boutique hotel, Yucatán Peninsula – Mexico

June 27th, 2013

The jungle, the Caribbean Sea, the ruins, and the local architecture are the backdrop and magnificent canvas to this bohemian chic contemporary designed hotel – where pure, elegant, stylish, and rustic are just a few of the feelings which the hotel exudes. Unified in a tranquil beachfront environment, they provide guests with a truly majestic and extraordinary hospitality.

PARKROYAL Hotel, Singapore

June 26th, 2013

PARKROYAL on Pickering is a highly modern architecture project in Singapore, combining concrete organic shapes with simple rectangular volumes and incredible sky-gardens. Greenery flourishes at every four levels of the hotel, visually blending the massive accommodation unit with the neighboring park.

Urban Boutique Hotel by BANG by MIN, Anyang – South Korea

June 24th, 2013

The wall facing the exterior is made of glass for each room to have intense visual openness and although they are private spaces, they communicate with nature and provide different experience due to seasonal change by ambiguous interior & exterior border.

Hotel Precieux by JEN-DESIGN, Shanghai

June 20th, 2013

Hotel Precieux is on the east side of Shanghai named Putong district and it offers 25 rooms on 1,000 sqm. The design concept of this hotel becomes a jewel and the color. The designer divided a birthstone into eight colors and designed each room under the theme of eight colors and jewels.

Almyra Hotel, Cyprus

June 19th, 2013

High quality craftsmanship and an aversion to last minute trendiness guide the clean, terraced architecture of Cyprus’s Almyra Hotel.

Prahan Hotel by Techné Architects, Melbourne

June 18th, 2013

Techné Architects have revamped the Prahan Hotel in Melbourne, Australia by adding an extension that uses oversized concrete pipes.

Hotel Astoria7, San Sebastián – Spain

June 17th, 2013

Hotel Astoria7, San Sebastián – Spain

Capsule Hotel by Sigma Architectural Design, Kyoto

June 14th, 2013

Erected on a six-metre-wide city-centre site, this capsule hotel sets new standards for what is a typically Japanese form of accommodation. The name, “9h Hotel”, indicates the recommended duration of stay, namely nine hours: seven for sleep and an hour each for showering and grooming.

KC Grande Resort & Spa by Foundry of Space, Trad – Thailand

June 13th, 2013

On the first floor of both the lower and upper buildings, all guestrooms have direct access to the plunge pools of their own, representing the effect of being adjacent to the sea. Another advantage of locating the back building on top of the slope is that most of the guestrooms have clear view towards the sea, not being blocked by the lower building and other buildings in front.

Mainport Hotel by Feran Thomassen, Rotterdam

June 12th, 2013

The hotel occupies a purpose-built highrise structure by architect at tuns with a step-like façade of lattice of aluminum panels and wide glass windows. Equally modern is its interior by Feran Thomassen who crafted contemporary settings with a welcoming vibe, and which are an orchestration of sorts of dutch traditions and international modernism.

Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel by Beltá-Frajumar, Spain

June 11th, 2013

The Ushuaïa Tower, is the most recently interior design project of Beltá-Frajumar, developing furniture for 181 luxury rooms and common areas, decorated with natural elements mixed with the latest technology.