'Suite' Hotel-Style Decorating Tips
Tour these five gorgeous hotel rooms to get decorating tips and tricks you should definitely try at home.
Hide CaptionShow CaptionAs we look to hotel room designs to incorporate at home many hotels are incorporating home designs into their suites.
The biggest trend in hotel room design is residential life crossover. Not only are many hotels offering residential opportunities, some like the stately Plaza Hotel are going entirely condo. And as much as we want our bedrooms at home to look like luxury hotel rooms, many designers in the hospitality business want hotel rooms to look like home! In the redesign of Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica, designer Michael S. Smith's goal was to make guest rooms resemble a classic beach house, but with world-class amenities, including custom Italian bed linens, Tibetan rugs, decorative shells and coral and hand-stitched Indian-print cotton throws designed by John Robshaw — all things you can find and use in your own bedroom oasis. Next time you're in a hotel room, go ahead and look around for inspiration.