Iconic Hotel Architecture from Around the World
What makes a hotel iconic? Unarguably, it is the timeless architecture of the world’s most famous hotels that make them iconic. Newer hotels also seem to have that long-lasting and enduring look. There are plenty of examples of these old and new iconic hotels that prove that the best hotels have the most memorable architecture.
Old Classic Hotels
Innovative hotel designs are an architecture portfolio standard. While the designs of older hotels may no longer be considered “innovative,” they were definitely innovative in their beginning and heyday.
Claridge’s of London
Built in the early 1800s, every detail of this historic hotel rings true to the period in which it was built. Even the tall front doors with glass and swooping and dipping metal framework hearken back to the period. It was truly innovative in its day, but it hasn’t lost its popularity with the rich and famous when they stay in London.
The Grand Plaza