Hotels will forever be a source for design inspiration, and it seems that these days, they become more cutting-edge and striking. These are the latest batch of design hotels giving us heart-eyes.
The Henry Howard Hotel – New Orleans
The Henry Howard is a stylish and unique boutique hotel pairs old-world elegance, modern comfort, and unparalleled Southern hospitality, opens its doors in the city’s lively and picturesque Garden District.
The Henry Howard Hotel has been reinvented as an inspired, service-focused 18-bedroom hotel that maintains the authenticity of the original double gallery 1860s townhouse style mansion while adding modern touches. Built by esteemed nineteenth-century New Orleans architect Henry Howard, this sophisticated hotel favors beautiful Greek revival architecture that boasts Corinthian columns and gorgeous galleries with walk-through windows, flooding each room with natural light.
Senato Hotel Milano, Milan, Italy
Housed in a neoclassical building that dates back to the early 1900s and which was once a private family home for over a century, Senato Hotel Milano is an elegant amalgamation of Milanese heritage and modern design. The five-storey home was converted into a 43-roomed boutique hotel by Italian architect Alessandro Bianchi, who has incorporated designs by local talent – including florist Rosalba Piccinni and lighting company Bottega Gadda – into his sleek interiors, which combine a sophisticated palette of matt black, bottle green and shimmering gold with opulent materials ranging from marble and brass to wood and velvet.
A dining room, patio, gym and lounge make up the hotel’s luxurious communal spaces, while a moody courtyard features a unique slate stone pool that reflects the breathtaking architecture. With its location in the heart of Milan, Italy, just three blocks away from Via Montenapoleone, the city’s top shopping destination, and a 15-minute walk from cultural sights such as La Scala Opera House and the Milan Cathedral, Senato Hotel Milano is a cosmopolitan retreat that offers the best of both worlds.
Hotel St. George – Helsinki
The Hotel St. George is a full-service luxury hotel with holistic care for a healthy mind, heart, and body.
House in a historic building, situated by the beautiful Old Church Park in the heart of Helsinki, the 148 individually decorated rooms and five suites offer the guests moments of rest and tranquillity.
Hotel Indigo – The Hague
Opposite a royal palace and once a bank, Hotel Indigo in The Hague – Palace Noordeinde wears its prestigious heritage proudly. Royal portraits adorn the public rooms, art deco stained glass, brass lamps and marble columns evoke the luxury world of private banking. Upcycled oak paneling made the headboards in the cosy guest rooms.
Step outside and you’re opposite the Palace Noordeinde, with a picturesque street to explore.
Barcelo Torre de Madrid
The new Barceló Torre de Madrid bears the signature of the prestigious designer Jaime Hayon, one of the most important figures of contemporary design. His singular, innovative and exclusive personality is evident in each detail of the hotel, entirely designed by him: design furniture, amazing plays of mirrors and a spectacular bear to welcome guests are just some of the examples that exude the innovative personality of the hotel, which aspires to become a point of reference for the world of interior design in the capital.