Glamorous Interior: 5 Hotels from Around the World
Those who like to travel, probably choose their place to stay seriously. For someone, the hotel should be simple and cheap, while others want the room to be luxurious and glamorous.
Born from glossy publications, the concept of glamor continues to exist as a social phenomenon with a visual form designed to follow, but devoid of a clear internal content.
However, there are some basic principles of glamorous style – luxury and brilliance. The hotels below are a great example of their use in the interior.
If you are an admirer of this style, you can rent a glamorous car and go to one of them. In the USA, Avis at Love Field Airport will provide you with an excellent choice of cars. Of course, this also applies to other parts of the world where car rental is a very convenient way of moving.
Well, where to go in order to find a glamorous hotel?
The Thief – Oslo, Norway
Address: Landgangen 1, 0252 Oslo
It remains a mystery why the designer boutique hotel, built in the prestigious Tjuvholmen district was named ‘the Thief’. Perhaps such a name is just an advertising ploy?
The hotel’s 119 rooms, including six suites and an elite penthouse, demonstrate and present a rich collection of art from the Astrup Fearnley Museum.
Rooms are also equipped with Geneva Sound audio systems, interactive TVs, Nespresso integrated coffee machines, and free Wi-Fi.
Tribe Hotel – Nairobi, Kenya
Address: Market Rd, Nairobi
The largest city in East Africa, the four millionth Nairobi is widely known for its reasonable economic policies in Kenya.
Leading global corporations moved their headquarters here in 2007. As a result, the hotel business also received a tangible impetus to technological development.
The long-standing creative tandem of the talented architect Mehraz Ehsani and decorator Les Harbottle immerses visitors of the chic Tribe Hotel in the special world of the black continent. It shows lodgers the features of the traditional authentic tribal art style, ornamentalism, as well as original sculptures, masks that arose as part of a magical rite.
At the same time, the rooms are simply saturated with the original design style of neo-modernism, based on asymmetry. Of course, a place of honor in the interior is occupied by modern African painting from world-recognized masters of this genre – Gathinja Yamokoski and Cheri Samba.
Sofa Hotel Istanbul, Autograph Collection – Turkey
Address: Tesvikiye Caddesi No 41-41A, 34367 İstanbul
This hotel is a decoration of the fashionable metropolitan area of Nisantasi. The renowned Turkish architect Sinan Kafadar enriched the glamorous interiors of 82 rooms of the five-star Sofa Hotel Istanbul with the charm of Ottoman luxury and a modern interpretation of oriental art.
Being a part of the private hotel complex, the ultra-modern Hallarts Municipal Pavilion has given it a special sparkle, serving as a permanent venue for art exhibitions. It’s a luxury building with a sliding roof with panoramic sliding glass walls.
The duties of a 24-hour staff service include providing vacationers with tickets to various exhibitions, concerts, excursions.
QT Sydney – Australia
Address: 49 Market St, Sydney NSW 2000
The exclusive QT Sydney Boutique Hotel adorns the heart of Australia’s capital, occupying two buildings since the 1920s.
When creating its interiors, several design companies joined forces at once: Woodhead, Nicholas Graham + associates, and Indyk Architects are among them. The task of the architects was to plan the design based on Italian neo-Gothic style.
The boutique hotel itself reflects a fundamental author’s understanding of glamor, focusing on the connection with accessories from show business. After exploring the created interiors, one can notice that this concept was linked with a bright game of catchy red, violet, as well as contrasting black colors.
Dark cream walls, periodically replaced by contrasting black piers, create a harmonious composition with a dark-grey wooden floor. The dark color of the floor, sometimes sparkling with golden veins, produces a feeling of transparency of the surrounding space.
The stylish interior design has many plat surfaces, creating at the same time the image of lightness and weightlessness. Decorators also created their own special lighting system based on the play of chiaroscuro.
The hotel’s 200 rooms are an example of creative architecture. All the furnishing is exclusive, designed and manufactured by order of the creators of the hotel. It offers vacationers excellent service along with three restaurants and a luxury spa.
Hotel Lone – Rovinj, Croatia
Address: Ul. Luje Adamovića 31, 52210, Rovinj
The hotel complex Lone in Rovinj was built in 2011 on the Istria, washed by the waters of the Adriatic Sea. Outwardly, it resembles an ocean liner with its laconic streamlined forms. The establishment is distinguished by a fresh original conceptuality for art hotels, a smooth L-shaped form, continuous panoramic glazing, as well as mirrored internal walls.
The hotel constantly presents exhibitions of paintings by famous European artists, and in the lobby zone exhibitions of contemporary Croatian artist are held periodically. The chic landscapes of the Adriatic Sea, Zlatni Forest Park, as well as the thoughtful design of the chic pool with an area of more than 500 square meters create a unique setting.
Hotel Lone offers 236 rooms, among which 12 suites. Other facilities include a restaurant of Croatian cuisine, six bars, a nightclub, 10 conference rooms for business, and a spa.