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European Design and Spanish Culture in an Atlanta Hotel

Meliá Hotel Atlanta
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

This renovation of a midtown Atlanta hotel introduces the Spanish luxury brand Meliá to the US market.

The renovated guestrooms serve as places of respite from the energy of the city. Each “Grand Luxe” guestroom on the top five floors has an air of elegant relaxation.

The delicate curves of the native dogwood tree provided inspiration for the guestrooms’ design. Elements are defined by the beauty of this tree’s curves and the peacefulness of its flowering branches. A custom wall covering allows for a subtle, pearlized, tone-on-tone impression of the flower as a headboard focal point.

The dramatic curvilinear composition of the living areas juxtaposes “hard against soft” to create an environment of crisp serenity.

Individual “islands” for sleeping, cleansing and city viewing allow guestrooms to function as more than the sum of their parts – a key feature of European design. The sleeping area is wrapped in white, with a deliberate change in the color of the Spanish porcelain tile floor that defines its boundaries.

The design of the renovated public areas, including the lobby, the Q Bar and the Signature Restaurant, is inspired by the concept of Atlanta as a transportation hub. The design blends the city’s built environment with the dogwood’s delicate richness.


25 stories
502 keys


Interior Design


Gold Key Award – Best Guest Room in Midscale/Upscale Category