5 Bed & Breakfast Design Ideas

bed and breakfast design ideas
bed and breakfast design ideas

The hospitality world is constantly evolving, and it’s more important than ever before that B&Bs ensure that their bed and breakfast is comfortable, inviting and most importantly, stands out from the crowd.

After all, with many people now booking holidays, short breaks, weekends away and business trips again, there are plenty of opportunities to attract new guests to your bed and breakfast.

Whether you’re in the process of opening a new B&B or want to give your existing bed and breakfast a fresh new look, here are some of our favourite bed and breakfast design ideas.

Create an impactful entrance

There’s no denying that first impressions count and the entrance to your B&B is your first opportunity to make a real impact.

The design possibilities are endless when it comes to decorating this part of your B&B. Some of the best entrances are fun, playful and drenched in bold colour to create a unique atmosphere from the moment your guests step through the door. But equally, an understated entrance with lots of attention to detail can look truly timeless.

Mirrors can also make your entrance feel bigger and grander, whereas fun accessories, flooring and lamps can create striking focal points.

Layered lighting

Layered lighting in the bedroom is a lovely design feature that is both practical and striking.

Invest in a dimmable pendant or downlighters for the main source of light in a room, paired with statement lamps to create an inviting atmosphere. Bedside lights are incredibly important, especially if your guests enjoy reading at night.

And don’t be afraid to opt for feature lights which add another unique dimension to a space.

Choose practical yet stylish furniture

Accessible furniture that is comfortable, stylish and easy to use is super important in any B&B. From comfy beds and dressing tables to inviting sofas and dining furniture, you should opt for accessible furniture that is not only durable but also inviting.

It’s also worth investing in extra features such as sofabeds and portable cribs to optimise your offering to guests.

Dress your dining room

A well-dressed dining room instantly sets the mood and creates a special atmosphere.

With this in mind, all communal dining spaces should look the part. Popular dining room themes at the moment include feature walls designed around elements of nature, oversized everything, casual table scaping, bright and bold dining tables, and traditional aesthetics.

Pick a look that works for your bed and breakfast!

Create a personalised experience

Guests love a personalised experience and this is a great way to set you apart from your competitors. From recognising your guest’s birthday and ensuring that all finishing touches are in line with your guests’ needs, there are lots of ways that you can create personalised experiences to impress.

Above all, you should always make your guests feel special and reward customer loyalty at the end of their stay.

If you’re considering buying your own hotel, get in touch with a member of our skilled and experienced team who is on hand to help you discover your dream B&B property.

Stewart Hindley
Specialist financial experts helping you secure commercial loans across the hospitality, leisure and commercial property sectors.

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