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5 things that make a great hotel bar!

5 things that make a great hotel bar!

There's nothing better than walking into your hotel for the night and finding that they have a great hotel bar! We've handpicked 5 factors that make a good hotel bar:

5 things that make a great hotel bar!

Marble surfaces

5 things that make a great hotel bar!

Marble is bound to give a hotel bar a timeless, classic feel, with an added edge. Not only does it look sophisticated, but it’s easy to clean also, sticky alcohol can be wiped off easily and it will never lose its authentic look. First impressions are very important when walking into a hotel bar, a shiny classy marble worktop will most certainly add to the aesthetic, as marble will never look tacky or worn.

Comfy chairs

5 things that make a great hotel bar!

Comfy chairs are extremely important in a bar; you want your customers to feel supported whilst enjoying a drink. Hard wooden chairs won’t do! The height of the chair has to be right, as the height of dining chairs will of course differ to the height of a bar chair. It’s more of an advantage if a chair has a back as opposed to a stool, so it’s more comfortable for your customer. A matching chair to its interior is always a bonus, especially if it’s padded.

Mood lighting

5 things that make a great hotel bar!

Lighting Is very important for your hotel bar, it creates an atmosphere! A happy medium with mood lighting is vital, a great hotel bar is not too bright, but not too dark. Of course, each hotel bar will possess a unique style, a small bar may only need individual tables to be accentuated, but a larger space might need lighting to differentiate separate areas. A pop of colour always adds to the aesthetic of a hotel bar, as long as it’s not too much!

Chic décor

5 things that make a great hotel bar!

Décor is a broad spectrum, it can say a lot about a bar. Of course each piece of hotel décor is going to be different to fit the style of the bar but here are some décor staples that make a good hotel bar: • Plants/flowers – Greenery can make the room feel natural and calm. • Paintings/pictures on the wall – These will allow your hotel bar to look less bland and add some character! Paintings on the wall also add that 'vintage' look. • Candles – Candles can add to the mood lighting and smell great too, perfect to make the hotel bar feel cosy.

Effective paint

5 things that make a great hotel bar!

The right colour paint on the walls is very important for décor in general; depending on the style of your hotel bar It’s important to get it right. If a hotel bar has a lot of pictures on the wall and a generally ‘busy’ aesthetic, it would benefit much more with a paler colour on the walls. Although, bolder hotel bars that stand out with brightly coloured walls can add a unique vibe too! Hotel bars with catchy slogans can add quirkiness.

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