Hotel Furniture Blog - Artone, LLC

What Makes a Successful Boutique Hotel in 2020?

Boutique hotels have become increasingly popular among travelers (especially millennials) who look to get more out of their vacation spending.

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Cost to Build a Boutique Hotel From the Ground Up

According to Cushman & Wakefield, the average cost of building a hotel ranges from $115,000 to $1.5 million per room. That takes hotels at every level from midscale to luxury, including boutique hotel projects.

This is a huge variance, and the price that’s accurate for your hotel largely depends on a few things:

  • What type of experience you want to give to your guests.
  • Where the hotel is.
  • Design considerations desired to complement your brand.
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What Are Hotel Casegoods?

The answer is fairly simple, the majority of hotel casegoods share one common component, that can vary in size and shape and it can be a bottom, top, side, back, door or drawer; it’s a panel.

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What's Included in Hotel Pre-Opening Expenses?

The hospitality industry is one of constant reform. From guest room design to amenities, the evolution of today’s hotel is in direct response to travelers’ demands. All of these changes leave many hoteliers asking themselves how they can manage the impacts, especially when it comes to pre-opening expenses and operational costs?

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Manufacturer’s Perspective: Hotel FF&E Worth Your Money

True story: A couple in their 60s found a room in an upscale hotel operating under an internationally recognized brand. As usual, the husband tried to set up his laptop on the desk. He searched for the outlet he was used to finding in the lamp base but found a USB port instead.

His power cord wasn’t equipped for USB, so he looked for another outlet. In the end, he had to crawl under the desk to find a place to plug in.

The point here is not that hotels shouldn’t offer plenty of easily accessible USB charging ports -- it’s that guests shouldn’t have to don their miner’s light and spelunker’s gear to find an old-fashioned outlet.

The design of the hotel’s furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E) should take care of such problems and, in the long term, represent the best investment.

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What is a Boutique Hotel?

In recent years it seems like everyone is jumping on the boutique hotel bandwagon. From private hoteliers to major franchises, everyone wants a stake in the game. This new trend in hospitality leaves the majority of us wondering what the term “boutique hotel” actually means.

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Why Choose A Hospitality Furniture Collection For Your Next Hotel Renovation

When it is time to order (or reorder) your hotel guestroom casegoods the decision will ultimately arise as to whether you will purchase your casegoods from a standard collection (“buying from a book”) or coming up with your own, unique design.

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What is Hospitality Furniture?

Seems so simple. Yet answering the question, “what is hospitality furniture?” requires a great amount of detail.

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3 Colors to Consider When Designing a Luxury Hotel Interior

For years you’ve worked to develop a design scheme that will showcase your hotel's theme or location. Pulling inspiration for design from an array of places.

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Hotel Casegoods Manufacturing: A Look Behind the Scenes

The process of manufacturing casegoods from start to finish is like a ballet when you look behind the curtain -- carefully orchestrated with a lot of moving parts, producing a beautiful end result.

When looking at the casegood produced, it can be easy to forget all of the steps that were accomplished to get there.

We’ve detailed each step that we go through to make hotel casegoods a reality.

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