The guest suite in the HGTV Dream Home 2011 was inspired by boutique hotel room design. Italian linens and contemporary furnishings, including a platform bed crafted from Appalachian hardwoods, elevate the home's sophisticated style.
The Durham is a downtown boutique hotel located in what was once a Home Savings Bank branch. The hotel’s design team, Commune, has maintained the structure’s midcentury modern architectural integrity, preserving the original exterior façade.
The hideaway Murphy bed in this urban living space is both practical and stylish. A custom closet with recessed lighting creates a dramatic feel, and clean lines give the sleeping nook a boutique hotel vibe.
A slim marble ledge beneath the mirror is a pretty place for toiletries and small accessories. Details like these were one of the ways designer Carla Aston strived to give the bathroom a boutique hotel feel.
A black velvet-upholstered armchair and stool work within the space to create a timeless, European-influenced living room in this boutique hotel. Rich textures, purple accents and thick molding escort visitors into the intimate, charming space.
Crisp, clean and funky, too, this living space echoes favorite design elements from the finest boutique hotels. The large plant and zebra-print rug add a fresh tropical feel, while the soothing color and sophisticated styling of the daybed reflect a modern sensibility.
Art deco elements combine with boutique hotel styling to create a fresh, modern look in this living room. Keeping the scale of the furniture small allows for the mixing of patterns and colors. Jewel tones give a formal finish to the casual room.
As seen on HGTV's Design on a Dime, fresh blue paint on the walls, crisp bedding and orange curtains add chic boutique hotel style to this bedroom. A bulky footboard was removed from the bed for a better view of the fireplace.
A black velvet sofa, a stunning rug and luxurious drapes combine to tell a visual story in this boutique hotel living room. The ensemble, with chic, rich textures and purple accents, creates an intimate, global feel that escorts visitors into European elegance with a cozy first impression.
Black furnishings and menswear fabrics stand out against walls painted a vibrant cranberry hue.The queen-size pencil-post bed is dressed with boutique hotel-quality linens, quilted bedding, a cozy wool throw and a ticking-stripe comforter. Turn-of-the-century walnut and poplar doors were stripped of paint and repurposed as pocket doors.
Metallic finishes and artwork can transform a bedroom from blah to breathtaking, recreating the mood of a boutique hotel. Atlanta designer Michelle Mentzer used framed landscapes, a gold-framed geometric mirror from a home decor discount store, a ceramic stool and a chest with mirrored drawers to reflect the look of today’s luxury hotels in this bedroom.