Design Hotels™

These days, the term “design hotel” is frequently offhandedly batted around to describe just about any property that strays from the familiar, interchangeable grand-hotel or chain-hotel aesthetic. But there’s more to a true design hotel than cookie-cutter minimalism or fly-by-night visual trends. This is something founder and CEO Claus Sendlinger recognized well ahead of the curve.

Design Hotels™ guests are understated, sophisticated and culturally aware. They do not primarily associate luxury with material objects and admire brands that offer an experiential value: quality, refinement, thoughtfulness and understatement. Significant herein is the growing importance of an eco-conscious and responsible lifestyle. Design Hotels™ guests are part of the driving forces in the world’s creative hubs and they mostly work in creative industries or consulting, finance, technology or IT industries, healthcare or retail.

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Members of Design Hotels™ offer all amenities and facilities for meeting, event and incentive travel – inspiring venues, flexible meeting spaces and professional service.


Choose from a wide selection of hotels with meeting facilities in key business cities and off the beaten track destinations all over the globe, from high-end luxury to casual chic.

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Design Hotels™ represent and markets a handpicked selection of more than 280 one-of-a-kind hotels in over 50 countries across the globe. Members of Design Hotels™ are located in more than 185 destinations and offer a total of over 21,000 rooms. The average number of rooms per hotel is 75 and the average room rate EUR 242. 70% of our properties are based in Europe, 13% in the Americas and 17% in the Asia-Pacific region.

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