International Hotel Design Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Best Designed Series:
Hotels in North
and South America

by David Kaufman
and Martin Nicholas Kunz

42 unique and boutique hotels are showcased in this collection! Each of the hotels in this book has its own distinct identity.


  • Full color photographs of exterior and interior of each hotel, detailing all aspects including rooms, foyers, restaurants, bars, front desk...and more!
  • Descriptive text outlines history of project, rationale of design, style, number of rooms, description of furniture etc.
  • Summary at the end of the book lists the addresses of each hotel, date of opening, brief description of facility (number of rooms, suites, meeting rooms, capacity of restaurant, and other facilities available), and names of architects and designers


North America

  • Hotel Le Germain, Montreal
  • St. Paul Hotel, Montreal
  • ARC The Hotel, Ottawa
  • Ace Hotel, Seattle
  • The Clift, San Francisco
  • Palomar Hotel, San Francisco
  • Avalon Hotel, Los Angeles
  • Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles
  • Mondrian, Los Angeles
  • Ballantines Hotel, Palm Springs
  • Orbit In, Palm Springs
  • San José Hotel, Austin
  • Hotel Le Cirque, New Orleans
  • Delano, Miami
  • The Mercury South Beach, Miami
  • Hotel Nash, Miami
  • Royal Hotel, Miami
  • Sagamore, Miami
  • The Hotel, Miami
  • The Tides, Miami
  • Townhouse Hotel, Miami
  • Hotel Biba, West Palm Beach
  • 60 Thompson, New York
  • The Bryant Park, New York
  • Chambers, New York
  • Hudson, New York
  • Library Hotel, New York
  • The Mercer, New York
  • The Time, New York
  • XV Beacon, Boston

Central and South America

  • Camino Real, Mexico City
  • Habita, Mexico City
  • Hacienda Katanchel, Yucatán
  • Hacienda San José, Yucatán
  • Hacienda Santa Rosa, Yucatán
  • Hacienda Temozón, Yucatán
  • La Luna, Morne Rouge
  • Water Club, San Juan
  • Design Suites, Buenos Aires
  • Normandie Design Hotel, São Paulo
  • Emiliano, São Paulo
  • Pergamon, São Paulo

Hotel Summary
Architects and Designers

View the other books in The Best Designed Hotels Series:
Hotels in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand
Hotels in Europe I - Urban Locations
Hotels in Europe II - Countryside Locations
Wellness Hotels: Western and Central Europe • Alps • Mediterranean
Buy the 4 volume set for $189.95 and save!

click here to see books • videos • cd-roms of related interest


Best Designed Series:

Hotels in North and South America
by David Kaufman and Martin Nicholas Kunz
Full-color photographs throughout!
2001 • 128 pages • $49.95 + shipping

Texas residents please add 7 % sales tax

copyright © 1998-2005 Culinary and Hospitality Industry Publications Services