NY’s The Pod 39
The Pod 39 – a new hotel from US group BD Hotels, located in the building that once housed residential hotel Allerton House – will open in New York in June.
Crafted by New York-based interior designer Vanessa Guilford, the guestrooms take inspiration from planes, trains and ships, and come complete with custom modular furniture.
This common-sense approach to hotel room design and innovation is not just being employed by boutique properties; it has started to influence the likes of Hong Kong-based hotel group Peninsula, which recently refurbished its Hong Kong property’s bedrooms. For more on Peninsula’s highly considered hospitality model, read Slow Hospitality: Peninsula Hotels.