Types of Rooms in 5-Star Hotels

Stephen Alemar
Stephen Alemar
Updated
February 22, 2024
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Published
January 3, 2022
Types of Rooms in 5-Star Hotels

Traveling is one of the greatest joys in life — the chance to step outside our everyday lives to experience different places and truly relax and enjoy ourselves is one to be treasured.

However, even with its abundance of benefits, planning travel can be stressful for guests. There's plenty that needs to be booked ahead of time, such as plane tickets, excursions, and of course, hotels. Even after selecting a place to stay, picking the particular room — one that will be comfortable and suit all of a guest’s needs — can be confusing. This is especially true for guests booking accommodation at resorts and 5-star hotels that provide a wide array of room types.

Below, we discuss the different hotel room types that can be found at 5-star hotels, and how they can be presented to guests easily.

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Types of Hotel Rooms in a 5-Star Hotel

A 5-star hotel will typically offer guests several different room types, each featuring its own set of amenities, number of beds and layout. The makeup of room types at a property is largely determined by the general demographic groups that stay at the hotel (i.e., business travelers, families, newlyweds, etc.). Hoteliers planning on adding or renovating rooms at their properties should have a thorough understanding of who their guests are before determining which types of rooms to prioritize.

Below is a comprehensive list of the various room types that are commonly found at a 5-star property:

     
  • Single Rooms
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  • Twin or Double Rooms
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  • Queen Rooms
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  • Triple Rooms
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  • Studio Rooms
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  • Deluxe Rooms
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  • Rooms with a View
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  • Junior Suites
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  • Suites
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  • Presidential Suites

1. Single Rooms

One of the most common types of room at any hotel is the single. Typically, this means that the room has one bed meant for one person or a couple, but it doesn't necessarily mean that the room is small. In fact, some hotels may offer larger rooms than others, depending on the size of the hotel itself. Guests traveling alone or for business commonly occupy single rooms if they need short-term accommodations and not a lot of extra space. They're usually alone in the room and are using the space primarily for the purposes of sleeping and getting ready to go out.

twin room

2. Twin or Double Rooms

Both a twin and double room contain two beds in the space, the difference pertaining to the size of the beds and the number of guests that can stay in the room. A twin room contains two single-size beds, so it's meant for a maximum of two guests. A double room, though, can sleep up to four people because it contains two double-size beds. Both contain all the basic accommodations you would expect to find in a hotel room. Twin rooms are often better for those traveling with a friend or business partner, and double rooms are better for families with one or two young children or other groups with three to four traveling together.

3. Triple Rooms

A triple room has three separate single beds or one double bed and one single. This type of room accommodates three guests comfortably and is suitable for groups of friends or families. It’s a lower-cost option for guests who want to split a room. While triple rooms include basic amenities such as a television, a desk and a closet, deluxe or family-sized triple rooms often come with extra amenities such as a mini-fridge, a balcony or terrace, or more floor space for kids to play.

4. Queen Rooms

As the name suggests, queen rooms offer queen-sized beds that can accommodate two adults comfortably. Some hotels sell queen rooms with two queen beds, so up to four guests can stay in one room. By placing the bed in the center of the wall, the room allows for standard amenities such as a nightstand, a desk or work area, a television, and a closet. Depending on the hotel, this room type may also include a couch or sitting area. Queen room setups in five-star hotels are ideal for couples, families and business partners traveling together.

5. Junior Suite

Junior suites are smaller than regular suites because they do not have a solid separation between the bedrooms and living area, like half walls or walls. These suites include small living areas that extend off the bedroom space, but they do not have dining areas. In addition, these rooms commonly offer bigger sofas and bathtubs in the washrooms.

6. Studio Rooms

Studio rooms are a bit more flexible than other room types and often more affordable, especially when staying in a 5-star hotel. Studios are smaller than doubles but larger than twins. They typically have one bed that can also function as a couch outside of sleeping hours. Depending on the hotel, it may also have a kitchenette with a small fridge and stove for cooking. A studio room is perfect for those looking for a cheaper option or for someone who's looking to stay for a longer period of time and wants the amenities of a small apartment.

7. Deluxe Rooms

A deluxe room is one of the most popular choices of guests staying in 5-star hotels it offers comfort and amenities without being too over-the-top or expensive. It has at least two beds which can fit up to four people so is perfect for those traveling in a group or for small families. A living space is also provided which includes a table and chairs and tea and coffee makers with ample supplies. A minibar may also be included. Deluxe rooms are similar to double rooms but are more spacious and generally maintain more amenities and higher-quality furniture.

room with a view

8. Rooms With a View

If your hotel is located in a picturesque destination, many of your guests may find it important that their room provides a great view of the surrounding area. Not every room at a 5-star hotel has a fantastic view of the city or countryside, which means hoteliers can place a premium on the ones that do. Offering guests the option to select a room with a view can be a great source of ancillary revenue for all types of hotels, but this is especially the case for luxury properties.

9. Suites

For those traveling in larger groups, it can be a hassle to find rooms and book them all separately especially if they want to stay close to each other. A suite is made up of multiple rooms that are all connected by a common living area. This allows groups of people to have their personal space and separate living quarters without having to trek across the hotel to multiple rooms to plan something or even just hang out. Along with all the basic amenities, suites often also include a kitchenette, dining table, sofa bed, TV, and private bathrooms for each guest.

Suites come in many different sizes and configurations. They include different numbers of bedrooms, living rooms, dining areas, kitchens, and bathrooms. Some suites may even have balconies or terraces.

10. Presidential Suites

A presidential or executive suite emphasizes comfort and luxury above all else and is often the most expensive room at a 5-star hotel. A presidential suite will vary based on each hotel but it has more space, nicer décor, and more amenities and services than a regular suite. In addition, it includes extra amenities and services that provide a better and more comfortable experience, such as arge work desks, a hot tub bath, fireplaces, prep kitchens, fitness rooms, a private pool, and 24/7 housekeeping or butler services. Security in and around these rooms is often increased because the guests who book them may be high-profile public figures.

Conclusion

There are a wide variety of the types of rooms found at a 5-star hotel.

To better help your guests make decisions about which room type is best for them, be sure to collect key information regarding the number of guests who will be staying, their reason for booking a room, their desired number and size of beds, and what additional amenities they require.

This will ensure your guests receive the best experience possible and have amazing memories to bring back home!

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