10 Favorites: Open Storage Ideas to Steal from Hotels


Lately weve noticed a change in hotel storage solutions: Thanks to peg rails, pegboards, and wardrobe racks, guest-room amenities and guests belongings no longer have to be hidden behind closets. Here are 10 of our favorite hotel rooms with exposed storage.

Peg Rails

Alex Hotel
Above: The Alex Hotel in Perth, Australia offers its guests open storage via simple hooks and a bench.
Jennings Hotel Room 4.75
Above: Room 4.75 at theJennings Hotelin Oregon has a wraparound peg rail to hold hotel accessories as well as guests clothing.
Moxy Hotel in NYC
Above: Wall-to-wall peg rails take the place of closets at the Moxy Hotel in NYC. The pegs are used forhanging not only furniture and accessories but also clothes (from leather and wood hangers).


Dog Fish Inn
Above: The Dog Fish Innin Delaware displays guest-room amenities from a large wood pegboard.
Hobo Hotel in Stockholm
Above: As of late, weve been seeing birch plywood pegboards hung all over the house. But this is the first time weve seen pegs applied to the upper reaches of a room at the Hobo Hotel in Stockholm.

Wardrobe Racks

Coachman Hotel
Above: The Coachman Hotel in Lake Tahoehas a plywood valet corner with a sink that separates the sleeping space from the toilet and shower. (For more, seeBathroom of the Week: An Economical Plywood Bath in Tahoe via Remodelista.)
Native Hotel in Malibu
Above: TheNative Hotel in Malibufeatures a custom copper pipe wall-mounted clothes hanger with a wood shelf. To learn more about this bedroom, seeSteal This Look: A Bungalow Bedroom in Malibu, California.
Margot Hotel Barcelon
Above: A long bench offers seating (with storage baskets underneath and a clothing rack on top) at theMargot House in Barcelona.
Above: The open wardrobe trend isnt just restricted to modern hotels; an exposed clothes rail looks just as apropos in a rustic room at Casa Telmo in Menorca, Spain.
Made Hotel in NYC
Above: At theMade Hotel in NYC, clever custom wall units are part of every room and include solid walnut drop-leaf desks and storage racks of bronze and brass.

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