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Tips to Create the Perfect Hotel Lighting

When your guests book a room, you want them to feel comfortable. While comfortable beds, big-screen TVs and nice artwork all provide touches of luxury, you should always pay attention to the room’s lighting.

Make Hotel Lighting Adjustable

Your guests need to function in your hotel room much the way they would at home. Your hotel lighting needs to be bright enough for them to feel comfortable working, reading, or getting ready in the morning. Bright light can easily feel cold and impersonal, so you’ll want to keep the design flexible. Task lighting and accent sconces provide enough light without washing the colors out of the room. A central overhead light by the door and accent lighting near the bed will give your guests the opportunity to adjust the lighting to their needs.

Use Long-Lasting Bulbs

LED bulbs are one of the most sustainable lighting options available. Most bulbs last an average of 50,000 hours, so you’ll spend less time and money replacing burned out bulbs in every hotel room. Furthermore, LEDs are available in a variety of colors, from soft yellow light to bright white. No matter what type of ambience you want to create, there’s a perfect LED bulb for your hotel lighting.

Keep It Simple

Your guests want to operate the lighting in their room with minimal difficulty. This means that you should place light switches and fixtures where they make sense. An overhead light in the entryway with a switch by the door will let your guests instantly see into their room. Reading lamps or sconces with switches located within easy reach from the bed will make relaxing at night much easier.

When creating a design for your hotel lighting, consider what your guests want and what each room needs.