sottini the World Of Hospitality 21 Sottini: Beautifully Crafted Hotel Bathrooms With the vast increase in options and the rise of the likes of Tripadvisor, expectations from consumers have risen dramatically in recent years and hotel bathrooms are now for many guests as, if not more, important than the bedroom. In fact, a luxurious bathroom can often be what sets one hotel apart from another, making a big impression on customers, often be key to ensuring repeat business, as well as being a reflection of the standard of the whole entire hotel. Hotel guests are now looking for their bathroom not only to be clean and inviting, but to provide them with a luxurious experience, offering guests spa-like sanctuaries with exceptional design and quality, well above and beyond the comforts of their own home. This means ensuring it is not only well-equipped, stylish, has excellent fixtures and fittings, but also offers luxury features such as the indulgence of an indulgent freestanding bath tub, or a large walk-in ‘power shower’, with enough room for two. bathroom space has to feel modern and decadent with beautiful taps, striking mirrors and ‘wow factor’ vanity units and basins. Designers are faced with the task of meeting these expectations, whilst also considering the practicalities of a hotel space, including cleaning regulations and of course meeting a budget. In response, Sottini’s new bathroom collection encapsulates impeccable design with an alliance in form and function, providing the ultimate vision for discerning architects and specifiers aiming to provide world class quality within their hotel bathroom, with product that expresses simplicity and confidence. With an extensive range of brassware, furniture, sanitary ware and shower solutions, Sottini’s balanced form enables the creation of a fresh environment to enjoy a peaceful stay with the luxury and flexibility of an invigorating shower or relaxing bathing experience. The new Sottini vision invites customers to simply imagine their own unique bathroom space. In a market where strong design ideas and highend specification make all the difference, the hotel Website: www.sottini.co.uk Sottini has collaborated with internationallyrenowned and award-winning product designers from around the world to create a collection of elegantlycrafted individual items that can be curated in a multitude of combinations. With a Sottini bathroom, hotel guests will be dazzled, intrigued and delighted the moment they walk through the door with unexpected, decorative twists and honest, minimally designed ceramic creating a spa-like environment – paired with innovative product for the ultimate balance of form and function. The products in each category have been designed to work in harmony with each other, enabling customers to design their perfect bathroom and to form an emotional connection with their surroundings. Each piece has been developed individually with high design specifications and precision engineering, ensuring each basin, bath and WC is a unique piece: a work of art and a design statement – and will impress even the most discerning of hotel guests.