Hotel Design: Choosing the Perfect Doors and Windows

There are many options to choose from when deciding on hotel doors and windows.

Doors and windows provide the first and last impression of any building, so choosing the right ones for your project can be a challenge. Guests will base their first impressions of the hotel on their experience as they enter, and doors and windows play a critical role. You have to make sure this experience is welcoming and the first impressions are always positive. Beyond just providing access for people and goods and acting as a design feature, doors and windows also serve many other purposes, such as insulation, fire protection, access control, contamination prevention and energy efficiency. They also provide comfortable access to different hotel areas like gyms and spa facilities, public bathrooms, and meeting spaces. Entrance doors need to be carefully chosen to ensure smooth people flow, because hotels also experience traffic peaks, and during the busy hours people are checking in or out in large numbers. If you are searching for the perfect hotel doors and windows, you can visit


There are many options to choose from when deciding on hotel doors and windows. Our tips below will help you choose the best one for your needs.

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Materials and Finishes

Windows and doors have a significant influence on the overall aesthetic, so don’t forget to consider the architectural uniqueness of your project. Every hotel reflects a particular design style, so it can actually guide you in selecting the material and finishes of your windows and doors. Depending on the purpose, sometimes you may need stronger materials. For example, doors and windows that are facing outwards need to be made of materials that can withstand different types of weather conditions. Fortunately, windows and doors are available in a variety of materials such as wood, glass, vinyl, aluminum, metal, and many more. Make sure you choose the ones that offer the best protection, style and functionality for your project. 

Safety and Security 

Safety and security are very important when choosing the doors and windows, especially for the hotels. You need to choose windows and door solutions that feature the intelligent technologies and fulfill all relevant safety standards to ensure the safe, secure flow of people and goods. That will ensure that everybody can enter and exit your hotel safely and smoothly.

There are wide variety of safety options, including manual switches, motion sensors, safety screen, and access control integration, as well as the fire safe, burglar resistant, energy saving, break out, and escape route options. In the event of an emergency such as a fire, the doors should allow large numbers of people to safely escape the building in the shortest possible time. 

The best way to prevent window falls is to limit how wide the windows are able to open. These mechanisms limit how far our windows can open while remaining unobtrusive and not detracting from the look of your window. 

Energy Efficiency 

After you have selected the style and material of your windows, you shouldn’t forget the glass itself. There are different energy efficient glazing options, such as insulated glass, which consists of two sheets of glass sandwiched together. Various options of coatings can provide reflective qualities to keep your hotel cool in the summer and warm in the winter. 

It’s important to choose the most efficient windows you can afford that work best in your climate. First look for the ENERGY STAR label when buying new windows. Then review ratings on the energy performance label.

Double glazing can take a while to pay back your investment, but it’s long-lasting and can make your hotel warmer and more comfortable. Fully insulated windows can also cut down the carbon footprint, reduce external noise (which is very important for hotels) and also reduce condensation.

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