Hotel Facilities

Travelers are always looking for a home away from home, and the tourist industry needs these vacationers to survive. Creating a winning hotel can benefit everybody, and people will return to your retreat time and time again.
Modular construction can deliver projects 50% faster

Modular carries a potential cost savings of up to 20%, but there is a risk of up to a 10% loss if delivery or material costs spike, the report says.

June 26, 2019 | Peter Fabris, Contributing Editor

Modular construction can deliver projects 20% to 50% faster than traditional methods and drastica...

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Wanderwall, North Carolina 2019 design innovation report: Super labs, dream cabins, office boardwalks, façades as art

Wanderwall is one of the largest public art pieces in North Carolina. Designed by Marc Fornes/Theverymany, it reimagines an exterior wall of the Stonewell Station parking garage along Interstate 277 in Charlotte (more below). Photo: NAARO

     

June 25, 2019 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

9 projects that push the limits of architectural design, space planning, and material innovation....

Courtesy TWA Hotel

May 16, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

MCR and Morse Development spearheaded the project.

April 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

It will be the first citizenM hotel in California.

Hilton's 'canopy' lifestyle brand hotel opens in Minneapolis' Mill District

Photos: Kruger Images, courtesy DLR Group 

April 10, 2019 | By Jonathan Barnes, Contributing Editor

The project involved converting a 1904 industrial building.

March 20, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

GKKworks designed the building.

Kartrite water park under construction

Courtesy Aquatic Development Group

March 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The project is slated to open in April.

All images courtesy HALL Group.

February 06, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

HKS is designing the hotel.

Street view west entrance

Courtesy CambridgeSeven

February 05, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel will be located in Somerville, Mass.

yotelPAD exterior

Courtesy Stantec.

February 04, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

YotelPAD is a new brand by Yotel.

A guest room in the C. Baldwin hotel

Courtesy C. Baldwin Hotel

January 23, 2019 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Rottet Studio designed the hotel.

Caldera House exterior

All photos courtesy Carney Logan Burke Architects

December 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Carney Logan Burke Architects designed the building.

Gran Destino exterior at night

All renderings courtesy Disney

November 29, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Reservations for Gran Destino Tower began on Nov. 27.

CitizenM lounge space

Courtesy CitizenM.

October 12, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel was originally designed as a cast-in-place concrete structure.

Hotel Trio

Martin King Photography

October 04, 2018 | David Malone, Assoiate Editor

Axis/GFA Architecture and Design was the architect for the project.

The Park Avenue lobby within the Waldorf Astoria is one of the hotel's spaces that is a designated landmark. The iconic hotel is undergoing a complete reconstruction that is scheduled for completion in two years. Image: courtesy of Anbang Insurance Group

August 21, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The refurbished hotel will feature fewer, but larger, guest rooms.

Conrad Playa Mita, in Punta de Mita, Mexico

SB Architects designed the 154-key Conrad Playa Mita, in Punta de Mita, Mexico, to fit snugly into the surrounding landscape. SB Architects.

August 01, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

Creating an experience, with the accent on local color, is flavoring hotel design.

Eight landscape architects are involved in the $3 billion Water Street Tampa project in Florida. Image: Strategic Property Partners

July 17, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

This $3 billion waterfront neighborhood will also include three hotels.

Work, park, live: Inside Cincinnati’s parking garage turned lifestyle hotel

The Summit, a 426,000-sf hotel in Cincinnati, is the first to be designed from scratch by its owner-operator, Dolce Hotel and Resorts by Wyndham. Its nine-story atrium, surrounded by glass elevators, allowed the Building Team to redistribute the building’s weight loads and give the hotel more height. Photo: Mike Howard Photography

July 09, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The Summit hotel and conference center is a converted parking garage that was once a factory.

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Exterior of the Morpheus Hotel

Photo: Ivan Dupont

June 20, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel provides 147, 860 sm of space across 42 floors.

May 30, 2018 |
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Texican Court aerial rendering
May 04, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

There’s two types of people in this world: those who like The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, and th...

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Exterior of Zachary Hotel

Courtesy Hickory Street Capital

April 27, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Stantec Architecture and Studio K Creative designed the project.

Cambria Hotel

Rendering courtesy of DAS Architects

April 25, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

DAS Architects designed the project.

Guests ski down the Audemars Piguet hotel des Horlogers

Courtesy of BIG

April 13, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The 75,000-sf hotel is currently under construction.

The new Embassy Suites in Pioneer Square

Courtesy of Embassy Suites by Hilton

April 03, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

The hotel brings 282 suites to Seattle’s oldest neighborhood.

The 96,000-sf Merrill Place, a residence hall on the 170-acre campus of Plymouth (N.H.) State University, will convert its student rooms to hotel rooms during the summer. Image: (c) Anton Grassl

March 06, 2018 | John Caulfield, Senior Editor

The opening of a new residence hall could help with Plymouth State University’s hospitality marke...

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The Sheldon Chalet with the aurora borealis in the background

All images courtesy Jeff Shultz Photography

February 28, 2018 | David Malone, Associate Editor

Decades in the making, the chalet is located within 10 miles of Denali’s summit.

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