Hotel Hospitality Home
Secrets to Bringing Five-Star Luxury Home Are
Revealed on the World Wide Web
by Laura Emery, Field Editor
Falling asleep in the cozy confines
of an upscale hotel room can be a heavenly experience — memorable
mattresses, plump pillows, luxurious linens, and designer amenities abound.
Posh hotel suites are designed to be aesthetically
pleasing. Simplicity, serenity, and sumptuousness reign supreme.
Hotels are in the business of making travelers happy,
comfortable, and unlikely to miss home. A mélange of details comes together
to culminate in the “five-star experience” — superior-grade linens, rolled
towels, top-of-the-line shower heads, neutral and elegant color palettes,
gorgeous bathroom vanities, subdued lighting, and quality electronics have
all become signs of luxury at the best-of-the-best hotels.
High-end hotels continuously upgrade these amenities and
perfect the five-star experience right down to the smallest details. This is
all in an effort to provide travelers with luxury appeal. Within the walls
of these plush rooms, people oftentimes find respite from stress, clutter,
and the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life.
So it comes as no surprise that more and more people are
seeking to bring the uber-posh hotel experience home. The World Wide Web is
teeming with Web sites aimed at helping you do just that. You don’t have to
pay for a few nights of luxury anymore; you can learn the tricks of the
trade and turn your home or bedroom into your own personalized five-star
Style at Home
No longer does “hotel style” conjure up images of hideous
scratchy, floral comforters, spartan shower stalls, fluorescent lighting,
cheap furniture and artwork, and odd-colored carpeting. Nowadays, designer
hotel style is a growing trend and a designer word for modern elegance and
Imitation is the Sincerest
Form of Flattery
Five-star hotel linens are
usually of the highest quality, turning sleep into a superior experience.
For those guests who yearn to primp their home with the same chic style as
their favorite boutique, many hotel chains have made their products
available for purchase by the general public. You can purchase the same
toiletries, sheets, pillows, mattresses, that are offered at the hotel
Very rarely do you find sloppy bed-making in a luxury
hotel. The beds are usually crisp, clean, and sheets are pulled tightly to
pristine perfection. A well-made luxury bed usually elicits the immediate
response of, “How do they make the bed look so perfect?” Well, this Web site
will tell you how to bring bed-making perfection to your bedroom at home.
Folding Fancy Towels
Upscale hotels fold towels and washcloths in ways that
are memorable and decorative. These extra touches are easy to bring into
your own home and can make a lasting impression on visiting family and
friends. At this About.Com page, you can watch a brief video showing
step-by-step procedures for folding fancy towels that will be sure to
Adding Pizzazz to Your Plate
Nothing says fine dining like
having a plate of food set down in front of you that looks more like a
culinary work of art than something to be devoured and digested. If you’re
enjoying the fine dining of a high-end resort, the dining staff endeavors to
tantalize more than your taste buds. They aim to appeal to your visual
sensibilities as well.
Artistic food styling and plating is a distinctive design
discipline that can make culinary masterpieces look even better than they
taste. To learn some tips on how to achieve these dazzling presentation
skills with your own food, this Web site is the place to go.
Formal Table Setting
To further enhance the luxury dining experience, check
out this Web site on the appropriate way to set a formal dining table.
When guests order room service at a high-end hotel, the
first thing they usually see sitting on top of, or just beside, the
stainless-steel warming plate is a beautifully folded napkin. Luxury hotels
know that it is an easy way to add style and class to your in-room dining
experience, and it’s these little touches that make hotel guests come back
At Robbie’s Kitchen, you will find photographs of a
variety of ways to creatively fold linen napkins. Simply click on the image
to get step-by-step instructions on how to bring napkin splendor to your