The lobby is the first half of the story and your experience in dealing with a building named hotel. You could say everything was going on there. You arrive, you are met, and you left it was all through a room called the lobby. It is therefore not surprising that many entrepreneurs who designed the hotel one of the soul of this hotel with a charming, fantastic and incredible beautiful, but still looks wise so that it can leave a charming impression desired. From Paris to the small town of Puebla in Mexico there, here are some of the most charming hotel lobby in the world that makes you will never forget the experience of check in and check you out.
Two names familiar in the world of hospitality heavyweights of French origin, the former Club Med chief executive Serge Trigano and ultra-designer Philippe Starck, in pairs, to conjure up a parking lot on the road Arrondissement number 20 which is far from appealing to a trendy hotel 172 the room. Philippe Starck touch of magic is present in every corner of the lobby, from the floors, walls, ceiling until he ramaikan hotel with a stump-shaped seat of gold and silver, the curtains are decorated four-leaf clove, until the eyes are floating on the ceiling are coated with a whiteboard full of sentences and diagrams.
When Ian Schrager oust the command of Julian Schnabel as a public space revitalization project at the Hotel Gramercy Park, what he got was a surprise really surprising. Far from the previous style of a neat, smooth, and almost as perfect as the residence of a rich nobleman, Schnabel brings a more personal touch, more patterned and textured which involves a series of collections of the most trendy art from the 20th century as the work of Twombly, Basquiat, Hirst, and of course his own work that adorn the walls of the lobby, and he mix with Moroccan-style tiled floor, fireplace decorated with carved tangann, and a glass chandelier ordered directly from Venice.
With the appearance of a very crude and super-industrialist, 19 room hotel located in the area of this district Shiliupu shipyards seem to want to emulate the atmosphere of the city of Shanghai in the past. To lobby which has a ceiling as high as three floors, the architects Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu maintain the integrity of the original building is a concrete-walled warehouse made in the 1930s, but still menyususpkan few additional accessories such as columns and steel beams to maintain its strength. As for a touch of elegance and not obsolete, they present a huge crystal chandelier designed by Studio Job for Moooi in the middle of the room.
As the first hotel located in the U.S., Dutch designer Marcel Wanders visionaries wanted to give something surprising and fantastic in every way. So he made the castle of Sleeping Beauty's fantasies as inspiration, and make it as a hotel with 335 rooms. Areas of exceptional spacious lobby decorated him with the presence of large ornate black steel staircase, bell-shaped brass lamps, and a column in a clean white Baroque-inspired style.
The history of the city of Puebla as the location of bottled water packaging of the 19th century recorded perfectly from 26 rooms in the hotel La Purificadora. But to really feel it, there's no place more perfect than in the hotel lobby with a stunning open air design. Renowned Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta, maintaining the authenticity of some façade, including stone walls and stone arched gates, and built a volcanic stone staircase with a dramatic water flow. Legorreta also celebrate the lobby area with a long Catholic heritage, which is a sofa in purple-pink bishop.