Earlier in the year, we wrapped up this boutique hotel on Clearwater Beach. This project is a special one, as I have always hoped to be able to cross a hotel project off of my interior design bucket list, so with lots of excitement, I am eager to reveal the before and after of this lovely property! 

Hotel Cabana Clearwater Beach, formally known as North Sunrise Motel, really undertook some major facelifts to get to where she is today. This 1950's gem was really in need of some streamlining and polishing. Quite a bit of elbow grease went into this beauty. 

When we were called on the scene the property was adorned with trinkets, overgrown landscaping, dated color palettes and and less than inspiring rooms. 

The new owners wanted to create a casual coastal laid back vibe, without being overly coastal and keeping it modern and up to date with clean lines and simplicity. 

So we got to work, planning out the schematics and getting our design juices flowing! 

The existing conditions of the property... 

The existing conditions of the property... 

Our inspiration hand rendering of how we invisioned the property to transform...


The updated facade of the property...


The interiors of the spaces were teeny tiny. We had to work a lot with every square inch we could find to maximize the space as much as possible. Because this 1950's gem had some limitations we had to compromise in some areas like you do with many renovations, but overall we achieved the goal the new owners hoped for. 

Here are some images of the existing interiors when we were called onto the project:

We updated the spaces with new flooring, tile and gave the kitchenettes a facelift. The furniture was a bit more minimal and streamlined. We kept the color palette pretty neutral and airy with pops of color and vintage photography. 


Here are a few images of the exterior before:

With the exterior we simplified the property, took out a lot of overgrown landscaping, changed the color palette to white, pale aqua and pink and added some eye catching outdoor furniture in different areas. Creating a relaxing environment with a little pizzaz. 


All-in-all, we are pretty excited about how this transformation turned out and hope you agree! We hope that you find all of our hard work paid off and you enjoy a lovely stay at Hotel Cabana Clearwater Beach!