How to Choose the Best Furniture for a Hotel Room

Posted on: September 22, 2016

When guests arrive at your Maryland, Northern Virginia, or Washington, DC hotel from around the world, you want to make a stunning first impression. The lobby should greet your guests with unique features that help your hotel stand out. A welcoming lobby provides a reason for your guests to tell their friends about your hotel. In an industry where word of mouth advertising is a huge part of staying in business, impressing and catering to your guests should be a top priority.

Of course, the positive experience your guests have in the lobby must extend into their hotel room, since this is where they spend a majority of their time while in your hotel. If you’ve been tasked with selecting furnishings for a hotel, consider these factors to help you make the best choices.

Qualities of the Best Hotel Room Furniture

  • Aesthetically pleasing – The color scheme in each room should be relaxing, which usually means incorporating a lot of neutral colors and earth tones. The shapes and textures should be inviting. Unless you have themed rooms, this usually involves using modern, geometric shapes and plenty of smooth, soft surfaces. Finally, every piece of furniture should look like it goes well together and belongs in the room. If you don’t have the eye for designing hotel room layouts and picking furniture, a hospitality interior designer can help you achieve the feeling you want.
  • Practical – The beauty of a four-poster bed loses its appeal if one of the posters blocks the view of the television. Also, impractical residential materials such as a suede sofas and plush carpet may not withstand the wear and tear of a commercial setting. Just as critically as having good aesthetics, hotel room furniture must also be practical.
  • Comfortable – The effect of a beautiful sofa or chair with durable fabric that can withstand the test of time is spoiled if your guests don’t feel comfortable sitting on it. Don’t underestimate the importance of comfort when creating a hotel room setting for your guests.
  • Safe – Hotel owners must adhere to health and safety regulations when choosing furniture for their suites. This includes choosing textiles with flame retardant finishes and quality pieces that aren’t prone to falling apart.

Hotel Furniture from Zoom Inc.

Whether you need seating in the lobby or beds and dressers for individual suites, Zoom Inc. has the hotel furniture you’re looking for. Our comfortable, high-end commercial furniture will wow your guests and create the welcoming atmosphere you’re hoping to achieve in each room.

In addition to supplying furniture to hotels and other hospitality-related businesses, we also provide interior design services in Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington, DC. Our goal is to meet your needs by combining our quality hotel furniture with expert interior design advice.

To learn more about our furniture brands and design services, please contact us today. We offer free, no-obligation consultations for hotel owners and property managers across the Mid-Atlantic.

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