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Creating A Bedroom With Luxury Hotel Appeal

Creating A Bedroom With Luxury Hotel Appeal

If you've ever stayed in a luxury hotel, you know how comfortable and luxurious their bedrooms can be. From plush bedding to stylish décor, hotel rooms are designed to be a haven of relaxation and comfort. Now you too can recreate that same level of comfort and luxury in your own bedroom. In this blog, we'll share some tips and examples on how to achieve a hotel look in your bedroom.
First let’s look at the psychological factors Hotels consider when designing hotel rooms to ensure that guests feel comfortable, relaxed, and satisfied with their stay.
Here are some of the key psychological factors that hotels consider:

COLOUR PSYCHOLOGY

Hotels often use colour psychology to create a specific atmosphere in their rooms. For example, cool colours such as blue and green can create a calming and soothing effect, while warm colours such as red and orange can create a more energizing and vibrant environment. Neutral colours such as beige, grey, and white are also popular as they create a timeless and sophisticated look. Think about what feel you are trying to achieve and then select a colour palette to help you achieve it.

 

 LIGHTING

Lighting plays a crucial role in the overall ambiance of a hotel room. Hotels often use a combination of natural and artificial lighting to create a warm and inviting environment. Soft, warm lighting can create a relaxing atmosphere, while brighter lighting can make a space feel more energetic. Consider things like ceiling lighting or table lamps to help you create the perfect balance of light in your space.

 

 COMFORT

Hotels strive to provide their guests with a comfortable and relaxing stay, which is why they pay close attention to the comfort of their beds, pillows, and linens. High-quality bedding and comfortable pillows can ensure that guests have a good night's sleep, while plush towels and bathrobes in the bathroom can add an extra touch of luxury. We will explore more about linen later on in this blog post.

 

 LAYOUT AND FLOW

The layout and flow of a hotel room can also affect a guest's experience. Hotels often use space-saving furniture and fixtures to maximize the space in their rooms, while also ensuring that there is enough room for guests to move around comfortably. The placement of furniture and décor can also affect the flow of the room and create a sense of balance and harmony. Think about the function that you would like your bedroom to serve. Do you read a lot – maybe a reading nook is a must or do you like a workspace for the convenience of working from your room, in this instance a study desk or nook would be important to factor in your design.  

 

TECHNOLOGY

Many hotels now offer a range of high-tech amenities in their rooms, such as smart TVs, wireless chargers, and voice-activated assistants. These amenities can enhance the guest experience and make their stay more convenient and enjoyable. What tech features would you like to include? Perhaps a stow-away TV – that can be hidden when not in use or a coffee bar for a late-night or early caffeine boost?  
In summary, hotels take various psychological factors into account when designing hotel rooms to create a comfortable, relaxing, and enjoyable experience for their guests. Now you can use these tips and tricks to create a theme before re-decorating or designing your dream escape!

Let us take a deeper look at the following features that create a luxurious hotel-like bedroom experience:
Choose High-quality bedding

One of the most important aspects of a hotel room is the bedding. High-quality bedding can make a huge difference in the overall look and feel of your bedroom. Look for sheets with a high thread count and pillows and duvets with a soft, luxurious feel. Opt for neutral colours, such as white or beige, as they will create a calming, sophisticated atmosphere.
Choosing high-quality bedding is essential for achieving a hotel look in your bedroom.
Here are some factors to consider when selecting bedding:

 

Thread count

Thread count refers to the number of threads woven into one square inch of fabric. The higher the thread count, the softer and more durable the fabric. Look for bedding with a thread count of 300 or higher, as this indicates a high-quality fabric.

Material

The material of the bedding can also affect its quality. Cotton is a popular choice for bedding as it is breathable and comfortable. Egyptian cotton, in particular, is known for its softness and durability. Other materials such as silk or linen can also create a luxurious feel.

Weave

The weave of the fabric can also affect its quality. Sateen weave creates a smooth, silky finish, while percale weave is crisp and lightweight. Jacquard weave creates a textured, raised pattern on the fabric.

Care

Finally, consider how easy the bedding is to care for. Look for bedding that is machine washable and can be tumble dried. Additionally, check for any special care instructions, such as dry cleaning or hand washing.
Some examples of high-quality bedding materials include:
•    Egyptian cotton
•    Silk
•    Linen
In addition to high-quality bedding, adding plush pillows and throws can help create a more comfortable and inviting space. Invest in pillows with different textures and sizes to add depth and dimension to your bed. A faux fur or velvet throw can also add a touch of luxury and coziness.
Visit essops.co.za/scatters for a selection of plush options.

INCORPORATE STATEMENT LIGHTING

Hotel rooms often feature statement lighting fixtures that add a touch of elegance and sophistication. Consider incorporating a chandelier or pendant light into your bedroom design. Alternatively, you could add bedside lamps with unique, eye-catching designs.
Essops Home has a selection of beautiful lighting check out essops.co.za/lighting

 

CHOOSE A NEUTRAL COLOUR PALETTE

Neutral colours are a staple of hotel room décor, as they create a calm and soothing atmosphere. Opt for shades of beige, grey, or white for your walls and bedding, and add pops of colour through accent pieces such as artwork, pillows, or rugs.

 

CREATE A CLUTTER-FREE ZONE

Hotels are known for their minimalist design, with clean, clutter-free spaces. To achieve a hotel look in your bedroom, it's important to keep your space organized and free of clutter. Choose functional storage solutions such as built-in wardrobes or under-bed storage boxes to keep your space tidy.

 

INCORPORATE NATURAL MATERIALS

Many hotels incorporate natural materials such as wood, stone, and leather into their décor. These materials add warmth and texture to a space and can create a more inviting atmosphere. Consider incorporating a wooden headboard or a leather armchair into your bedroom design.

 

DON'T FORGET THE DETAILS

Finally, to achieve a truly luxurious hotel look in your bedroom, it's important to pay attention to the details. Add fresh flowers or greenery to your bedside table, and invest in high-quality bathrobes and slippers.
If you would like to create a hotel-like bedroom but feel overwhelmed by the process – have a look at our interior décor services at essops.co.za/interior-décor-services.

11 April