The desk

A true piece of multi-use furniture, the desk is all things to all people. From a functional place to work while on a business trip, to the setting for a room service feast, location and placement is carefully planned explains San Nicolás.

The bathroom

It may be small, but the bathroom is a place for the hotel to really shine. “The bathroom is critical in providing the guest with a positive experience,” explains McDonough. “Besides lighting, the shower experience is paramount. If the guest feels they are underserved on this front, we have not done our job.”

Towels and fixtures such as pendant lights are key here. Not just for setting the mood, but also to help with the room’s acoustics, dampening excessive noise and making it seem like a space to unwind.

The amenities  

Those little extras you find in your room aren’t there by chance, they’re carefully planned and another way hotels connect guests with their new surroundings, making them feel at ease. From fluffy robes to local magazines, everything is designed with the guest in mind.

In a luxury hotel, nothing is left to chance. So next time you’re away from home, take a moment to fully take in your surroundings. There’s a lot more to it than meets the eye.

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