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Design has always been an integral part of the hospitality industry. And luxury properties are relying more and more on it, not only to differentiate themselves from other properties, but also to create a memorable experience for their guests. Lavish interiors regardless of the design aesthetic are the standard and that includes everything from custom furnishings to designer bathroom amenities.
So if you find yourself wishing you had the same velvet sofa at home you saw at your last visit to the SoHo House or the many cool art objects that your room at the Miami Beach Edition was decorated with, you are not alone.
Thankfully, 5-star hotel chains and resorts know that sharing is caring so a lot of them have launched online stores where you can buy a lot of the room decor that their properties are decked in.
Keep scrolling to see what we are shopping from some of the world’s most exclusive hotels.
Ashford Castle, Ireland
The historic 13th-century five-star castle hotel in western Ireland—and an American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts property—has welcomed many notable guests through the years such as Oscar Wilde, Princess Grace of Monaco, and countless British Royals and aristocrats. Its online gift shop offers a range of quintessentially Irish items so that would-be travelers could enjoy the cozy yet sophisticated vibe that this medieval castle is known for.
This lambswool blanket, for example, was created by Foxford Woollen Mills, located about an hour north of Ashford and one of the last working mills in the country. It sports the castle’s signature tweed pattern and would look so chic draped over a chair or a sofa.
To buy: Ashford Castle Tweed Blanket, $142, ashfordcastle.com
The Hassler Roma, Rome, Italy
Rome’s most iconic hotel, the 5-star Hassler Roma, famously situated at the top of the Spanish Steps, offers its guests Michelin-starred gourmet experiences, elegant interiors, and breathtaking views of the Eternal City.
To create the property’s signature fragrance, Amorvero, Hassler’s president and managing director teamed up with Venetian master perfumer Lorenzo Dante Ferro to produce the sensual scent that features notes of Italian Jasmine, Tuberose, and Damask Rose.
To buy: Amorvero Eau de Parfum, $117, hotelhasslerroma.com
Le Relais Bernard Loiseau, Burgundy, France
Le Relais Bernard Loiseau in Burgundy, a member of Relais & Châteaux, is a tranquil haven of extraordinary charm, wellness, and gastronomy, thanks to its iconic two Michelin-starred restaurant headed by chef Bernard Loiseau.
The property partnered with legendary porcelain manufacturer Pillivuyt on an exclusive version of its vintage Louis XVIII hot chocolate pot. It is handmade in the company’s atelier in Mehun-sur-Yèvre where Pillivut has been based for more than 200 years. To make the perfect cup of hot chocolate, fill the pot with hot milk, and add your favorite type of chocolate broken into chunks. Then stir well with the wooden paddle and voilà.
To buy: Pillivuyt Vintage Chocolate Maker, $219, boutique-loiseau.com
Britannia Hotel, Norway
Fresh off a $150-million renovation, Trondheim’s Britannia hotel boasts six restaurants, including the newly Michelin-starred Speilsalen, as well as a state-of-the-art spa, gym, and an indoor swimming pool. All 257 rooms now feature bespoke furnishings, Hästens beds, and marble-encased bathrooms.
The property’s online store offers some of its most luxurious indoor decor items such as this super warm organic merino wool throw that will perfectly complement your hygge-inspired lounge corner at home.
To buy: Britannia Throw, $324, Britannia.no
Hotel d’Angleterre, Copenhagen, Denmark
Copenhagen’s most luxurious hotel welcomes its guests in spacious elegantly furnished rooms that feature unique design touches such as stately fireplaces and balconies. The property underwent an extensive renovation in 2013 but some of the original interior features from its 1755 construction such as the main fireplace were kept and add to the property’s fairy tale-like feel.
Its Creations studio now has an online boutique where fans of the hotel can shop some of its luxury décor items such as this beautiful, tulip-inspired porcelain candle holder.
To buy: Hotel d’Angleterre Tulip Candleholder, $126, creations.dangleterre.com
Shou Sugi Ban House, New York
The Hamptons’ first destination spa and wellness retreat opened its doors in 2019 and has since become the go-to spot for New Yorkers in need of some self-care. At the heart of Shou Sugi Ban House, which spans three acres in Water Mill, is its global wellness and healing arts practices intended to inspire a return to the “Simplicity of Self.”
The retreat just launched its online shop where it offers a selection of items including its signature dinnerware created by New York-based ceramist Stephanie Charlene. Each piece is handcrafted from a groggy white stoneware and finished with a sandy white glaze.
To buy: Signature Ceramics, from $40, ssbhouse.com
Shinola Hotel, Detroit
Michigan’s award-winning luxury boutique hotel occupies five buildings in downtown Detroit, including the historic former Singer Building and the red-tiled T.B. Rayl Co. store.
Guests can relax in their spacious rooms that feature oversized loft windows and stylish mid-century modern furniture in earthy tones. Music fans will love the property’s Alcove rooms that have a Shinola turntable, a curated vinyl collection, and a pair of these bookshelf speakers. They sport modern design and boast impressive audio quality courtesy of Barefoot Sound, a Portland-based manufacturer of professional audio products.
To buy: The Shinola Collection Bluetooth Bookshelf Speakers, $1,500, shinola.com
Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Lake Como, Italy
Set against the iconic Lake Como, Grand Hotel Tremezzo is one of the oldest luxury properties located on the banks of the famed Italian lake that offers stunning views of Bellagio and the Grigne mountains.
The hotel’s art nouveau façade and décor are complemented by modern luxuries that guarantee its guests a comfortable and memorable stay.
Named after the wind that blows in the Venetian lagoon, these Murano glasses created by Carlo Moretti are the perfect vessels for your preferred chilled drink that will make you reminisce about your last visit to one of Italy’s most iconic sights.
To buy: Murano Glass Carlo Moretti model Bora, $160, thedressingscreen.com
Claridge’s, United Kingdom
Mayfair’s Claridge’s Hotel is the epitome of timeless English elegance—it offers one of London’s finest afternoon tea experiences and with its sophisticated Art Deco interiors, it oozes vintage glamour. And if you’ve had the pleasure of staying there, you know that there’s nothing quite like having your breakfast served in bed.
Now you can recreate the 5-star experience at home with this breakfast set that includes the hotel’s signature loose tea blend and coffee beans, strawberry and Seville orange preserves, a set of Claridge’s egg cups and a tea strainer.
To buy: $197, claridges.co.uk
The Dewberry Charleston, South Carolina
The Dewberry perfectly epitomizes Charlston—it has the same old school Southern spirit reflected in the elegant mid-century modern decor but it is also a modern and luxury destination that offers world-class service.
But what has come to define the hotel this year is a moment of creativity captured on camera and aimed at spreading positive vibes in these tough times. In April, the hotel spelled out “love” on its facade by connecting the lights of its rooms. Photographer Andrew Cebulka turned this beautiful moment into this fine art print, the proceeds from which benefit two Charlston-based charities.
To buy: $350, shopthedewberry.com
The Connaught, London, UK
The Connaught Bar in London’s Mayfair neighborhood is just as iconic as its Martinis. But if stopping by this legendary London establishment, an American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts property, isn’t in your short-term plans, then you can easily recreate its classy vibe in the comfort of your home thanks to the newly launched online store.
Opt for a set of hand-decorated Martini glasses and a polished shaker sporting The Connaught’s logo. And while we’re at it, for a truly authentic experience, add a bottle of the bar’s house-distilled gin that has been expertly blended and bottled by the bar’s master mixologist.
The St. Regis
There are currently 40 St. Regis properties spread all over the world. But they are entirely fashioned after the original property in New York City that was founded by John Jacob Astor at the beginning of the 20th century. The luxury hotel became the gathering place of NYC’s social elite during the dawn of the Great Gatsby era, and his wife, Caroline Astor, frequently hosted fabulous events in the hotel’s ballroom.
That’s why when renowned perfumier Carlos Huber was tasked with creating a signature scent that reflects the grandeur of the luxury properties, he looked up to one of Miss Astor’s most memorable social events—the Four Hundred Ball. It features notes of American Beauty rose inspired by the bouquets of roses that the hotel’s drawing-room was filled with, palm frond, violet that was often used in centerpieces during dinner parties, and Easter Lily included in the floral arrangements in the hotel’s grand ballroom, Caroline’s Four Hundred fragrance truly embodies the grand spirit of the St. Regis. The floral scent is now sprayed in every St. Regis property around the world.
To buy: St. Regis Candle, $68, stregisboutique.com
Perched above the turquoise waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea, the chic Hotel Il Pelicano—an American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts property—became the playground of Italy’s movie stars as well as a favorite vacation spot of European and international royalty in the 1970s and 1980s. Sophia Loren, Charlie Chaplin, members of the Borghese family, Bing Crosby, all enjoyed the stunning views off of the property’s terrace. With its laid-back vibe and secluded location on the sun-drenched Porto Ercole, Hotel Il Pellicano still attracts the world’s most glamorous set looking for luxury and privacy.
The hotel’s signature white-and-yellow striped beach towels have been a part of the property’s brand since it was founded and are the perfect item to add to your pool deck.
The design was recently updated in a mustard yellow hue, and the new towels will be introduced in all Il Pellicano hotels in 2021.
To buy: Pellicano Hotels Beach Towel, $130, issimoissimo.com
The Fairmont has properties in some of the most scenic spots around the world—from the lakefront Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise—an American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts property—in Canada to the eclectic Fairmont Barcelona Rey Juan Carlos I in one of Spain’s most beautiful cities to Bali and Cairo.
And while luxury is an apparent common thread in all of them, another one is the stunning vistas that open before your eyes, whether from your room or from the hotel’s common areas.
And if you’ve been to any Fairmont property, you’ve probably found yourself at some point enjoying the views with a hot drink in hand. That’s why we are shopping this luxury tea sampler that reminds us of Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont. It features six different tea varieties (Creamy Earl Grey, Imperial Breakfast, Kyushu Japan Sencha, Egyptian Camomile, Oregon Mint, and Floras Berry Garden) crafted exclusively for the company by the Metropolitan Tea Company.
To buy: Metropolitan Tea Company Luxury Tea Sampler, $69, fairmontstore.com
The sprawling Borgo Egnazia resort in Puglia, Italy, is truly a sight to behold. The American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts property was built as a typical Puglian village, its whitewashed limestone villas stand among lush greenery, cascading bougainvillea, picture-perfect pools, and ancient olive trees and citrus groves. Guests can enjoy cooking and art classes during the day and craft cocktails at night.
Luckily, if you’re not able to make it to Italy soon, the resort offers some of its most popular items for purchase online.
Stock up on extra virgin olive oil for your next Italian food night at home, and don’t forget to add a bottle of the resort’s Vermouth rosso to be enjoyed on the rocks.
Located in Tokyo’s trendy Shibuya neighborhood, Trunk hotel is a design lover’s dream. Its 15 rooms are furnished in a unique East-meets-West fashion—upcycled wood-paneled ceilings, low beds, and art by local and international artists hang on the walls.
It is a one-of-a-kind property that entirely matches the cool vibe of its neighborhood. And to remind us of it, we are buying this artwork by Ciaolink inspired by Shibuya. It is printed on 'Pachica' paper, produced by Takeo Corporation in Japan, that becomes transparent when heated and hot stamped.
To buy: Farewell My SHIBUYA, $88, trunkstore.com
This mountain lodge may be inspired by the classic American roadside motel but there’s nothing sketchy or low-brow about it. Located alongside the scenic Mohawk Trail on the banks of the Hoosic River in the Berkshires, it is a haven for adventurous and outdoorsy travelers who appreciate nature-inspired design and contemporary art.
To buy: Tourists Robe, $140, shoptouristswelcome.com
The Four Seasons
One of the things that keep us coming back to the Four Seasons hotels is the comfort of their beds but most specifically how easy it is to drift off into a blissful sleep—which is not always the case when you are staying at a hotel room however luxurious it may be. But once you get into bed and feel the incredibly warm and soft comforter envelop your body, you doze off almost immediately.
That’s why one of the items we are shopping from the Four Seasons online boutique is their all-seasons duvet filled with light hypoallergenic down. We can guarantee you it will make you not want to go out of bed in the morning.
To buy: from $375, shop.fourseasons.com
The Miami Beach Edition
This iconic Miami Beach boutique property has made it so easy to add its modern aesthetic to your home. The hotel, a favorite of guests for its prime beachfront location, has also been keeping its patrons entertained with an on-site bowling alley and an ice rink.
So to remind us of it, we’re adding this bowling bowl to our shopping cart. It’s designed by contemporary visual artist Olivia Steele who uses neon light in her works of art. She designed this one especially for the Miami Beach Edition, an American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts property, and its sign says “Future memories.” Some of the other highlights you can shop on the site: a copper pineapple that doubles as a cocktail glass and a pouf that sports a marble-inspired pattern, all pieces you may have enjoyed at the hotel.
To buy: $320, shopedition.com
This luxury private island resort, another American Express Fine Hotels & Resorts property, will take your breath away with its powdery white sand beaches, clear turquoise water, and some of the best sunsets you’ll ever see. Its private villas nestled among lush greenery and palm trees prove that sustainable, nature-inspired design could be incredibly chic.
To remind us of this divinely beautiful spot and add an island vibe to our home, we are buying this set of four water glasses created by hand in the resort from recycled bottle glass collected from the Baa Atoll. The glasses are unique in shape and pattern—they have been submerged in water to create the one-of-a-kind crackle effect.
To buy: $349, gifts.soneva.com
The Renaissance Santo Domingo Jaragua offers its guests an upscale getaway in the heart of the Dominican Republic’s capital. The décor of the rooms is elegant, modern, and understated and if that matches your home’s design aesthetic then this beautiful ceramic open vase will fit right in. It has a glossy white finish and an eye-catching design.
To buy: $44, collectrenaissance.com
Rated as one of the best small luxury properties not just in the country but also in the world, Blackberry Farm is an idyllic, fairytale-like estate in the Smoky Mountains foothills in Tennessee. Its guests are treated to wine tastings, gourmet farm-to-table dining experiences, gorgeous views, and luxury accommodations oozing a timeless vibe.
We are definitely adding a few pieces of Blackberry Farm’s sophisticated dinner- and barware like this beautiful wine decanter that sports a swirl pattern. It is designed by Blackberry Farm’s owners and hand-blown in Knoxville, Tennessee.
To buy: $125, blackberryfarm.com
The Ritz-Carlton’s name has always been synonymous with luxury amenities and sophisticated design. Whether you are in one of their properties in Hawaii or Chicago, you can expect the same level of impeccable service delivered in their contemporary furnished residences that sport custom finishes and designer textiles.
We are especially fond of this chic table lamp that can be found at The Ritz-Carlton Residences on Singer Island, Palm Beach. We love the stylish hourglass shape and hammered brass construction as well as the timeless design of the shade in an off-white hue.
To buy: $595, ritzcarltonshops.com
There are few properties in Positano that match the beauty and dreaminess of this American Express Hotels & Resorts property. The family-owned hotel, with its Bougainvillea-covered whitewashed walls, unobstructed views of the Tyrrhenian Sea, and rooms that feature locally handmade tiles, vaulted ceilings, and artworks from the family’s collection, is as much a bucket list-worthy property as it is its location.
Thankfully, the hotel and its owners have expanded the Sirenuse brand to include a range of apparel, fragrance, and home décor items that can be found in the property. You can make your sofa cozier with this beautiful hand embroidered square pillow crafted from woven cotton and inspired by traditional (and extremely intricate) suzani embroideries from Central Asia.
To buy: $386, emporiosirenuse.com
SoHo House founder Nick Jones launched the SoHo Home collection because guests at the famous clubhouses kept asking him how they can get their hands on the comfortable and elegant furniture and décor pieces they saw at the properties.
So whether you are a fan of the Alice sofa you lounged on at SoHo House Chicago or you’d love to add a couple of the jute floor cushions you spotted at Soho Farmhouse to your living room, you can now shop it all on SoHo Home. We can’t wait to install this cool floor mirror that can be found in the bathrooms at Dumbo House. It has a curved brass frame inspired by 1960s Italian modernism.
To buy: $1,479, sohohome.com