At ANSA, we’ve designed several hotels. The latest feather in our cap is The Kabo hotel in Srinagar. It’s a luxury hotel with 44 rooms, banquet, café shop, fine dine restaurant with extended deck and an open air restaurant for private parties! Below are two images from the actual site.
Hotel interior designing is a work of thorough skill and professionalism. With a wide spectrum of tastes to cater to (from a leisure visitor to a business professional), it is imperative to understand the functionality your hotel will serve, and come up with a holistic design accordingly. This is where Ansa Interiors comes into the picture.
As one of the leading interior designers in Srinagar, we can help you conceptualize and execute a design that incorporates the best of both worlds- functional and aesthetic.
Below is a brief yet insightful description of the world of hotel interior designing. Let us get started!
Build the design around a well-defined ‘concept’
When it comes to hotel interior designing, the concept is the foundation upon which all other elements are built.
Right from the reception area in the lobby to the individual rooms, build everything around a uniform concept. For instance, for a hotel that thrives on offering comfort and warmth to make the guests feel at ‘home’, the focus of the design concept will be home style hues and touches all over.
Likewise, a hotel with environment and sustainability at the heart of its existence, will have a concept that builds on natural elements incorporated into the overall design.
Our team of experts will have intensive discussions with you to decide on a design concept and take it forward from there. Remember that consistency is the key here!
Make the ‘first impression’ count
There is a reason that Ansa Interiors has made a name for itself among top interior designers of India. We help our clients work on creating lasting first impressions to increase the hotel footfall, and eventually drive profits for the business.
The starting point of the design is the lobby or reception area. This is the first point where an incoming visitor would have a glimpse of the personality of the hotel. For an inspiring design, focus on a layout that has ample room for waiting areas, check-in desks, vending machines, washrooms, and the like. Sanitizing stations should be easily accessible to ensure the safety of all. The colours and lighting will be as per the concept finalized in the previous step.
To quote an example, a spa and meditation hotel will have a lobby area that boasts of natural elements. Reed diffusers to liven up the air, calm music in the background, and soft and subtle natural colours on the walls- everything will add up to create a captivating experience for your esteemed guests.
It is important to conduct time and motion studies to create passages that allow enough room for all staff and guests to walk around freely. The idea is to avoid overcrowding and yet maintain the required level of sophistication and elegance.
Capturing the attention of patrons at the very first glance is the perfect recipe for success!
Create hotel rooms that are functional yet minimalistic
Hotel rooms form the core of any hotel interior designing project. The guiding force here is the simple fact that a hotel room should offer every single functionality that a guest needs and (or) can think of.
Make sure the rooms have the following (besides a cozy bed and mattress of course)- a mini refrigerator, a comfortable working desk with a chair, an iron stand, a small couch (if possible), and a dresser.
Also, it is vital to keep in mind that a hotel room is meant for rest and relaxation. So do not go overboard with the aesthetics. Instead, opt for a minimalistic design that is devoid of any clutter. ‘Less is more’ when it comes to designing hotel rooms.
Design ‘versatile’ eating spaces
It is a well-known fact that the eating spaces in a hotel are meant to serve meals as varied as an early morning breakfast to a fancy supper or dinner. To make the best use of available area and monetary resources, focus on creating eating areas that can be utilized to serve all types of meals- breakfast, midday meals or lunch, evening tea, and dinner. This will save you a lot of time and money.
As already mentioned, hotel rooms do not have much room for experimentation when it comes to designing. But the eating spaces in your hotel are where you can create a specific theme and build upon it. For example, if your restaurant will primarily serve Mediterranean cuisine, you could go for larger than life seating arrangements and an elegant vibe.
Choose modern yet subtle colours, and liven things up with vintage accent lights. It goes without saying that this theme has to be complementary to the main ‘concept’ that we emphasized on as the first step in hotel interior designing.
Do not forget add-ons
Based on your budget and time constraints, do have value additions in your hotel (where possible) for the guests to enjoy. Lounge areas, bars, and gymnasiums are examples of such add-ons. They can be a great place to socialize, unwind, and get refreshed. The ‘concept’ will again be the key here.
Besides the above mentioned individual design considerations, there are few more important areas that should be looked into. A hotel is a round-the-clock facility where guests could check-in at any hour. To make it a smooth experience for them, incorporate a combination of natural lighting and artificial lighting (equipped with intensity controls). This will create a congenial atmosphere, no matter what time of the day it is.
So if you are looking to create a warm and inviting interior design for your hotel, your search for the best ends with Ansa Interiors. With our highly skilled team, we guarantee you an experience that is right on the money, free of any stress or hassle. Call now to book your consultation!