25 Charming Guest Rooms

Invite inspiration into your home by taking a peek at some of our most beautiful guest rooms.

Pretty Patterns Guest Bedroom

Photographer: Annie Schlechter, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Pretty Patterns

Be bold and brighten up a room with playful patterns and vivid colors. Stick to a corresponding palette to tie together the patterns.

Nautical Charm

Photographer: William Abranowicz, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Nautical Charm

Create a classic coastal haven with a nautical-themed bedroom that makes guests feel at home by the sea. A red, white, and blue color scheme and ocean-inspired accents, such as this sailboat portrait, hint at the theme without going overboard.

Sophisticated Refuge

Photographer: Roger Davies, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Sophisticated Refuge

A bold gray-and-yellow combo makes a statement in this guest room. The bold contrast is softened with soft fabrics and textures like the velvet-covered headboard.

Simple Comfort Guest Bedroom

Photographer: Peter Murdock, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Simple Comfort

With casual yet comfortable decor, a simple bedroom will make your guests feel right at home. Mount swing-arm sconces inside bedposts to provide easy reading light, and use lighter wall colors such as aqua to soothe.

Vintage Appeal Guest Bedroom

Photographer: Jeff McNamara, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Vintage Appeal

A light, airy guest room gets a dose of vintage charm with an antique iron bed and canary prints from a 1951 picture book hung on the wall. Traditional accents keep the space feeling cozy and classic.

Pastel Retreat Guest Bedroom

Photographer: William Waldron, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Pastel Retreat

A pale combination of soft yellows and grays gives a relaxed vibe here. A pair of twin beds covered in the same fabric as the curtains and armchair unify the room.

Bright and Bold

Photographer: Annie Schlechter, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Bright and Bold

Try a vibrant hue, such as turquoise mixed with white, to create a playful space. Increase the beachy feel with accents such as these palm-shaped bed posters.

Color Pop Guest Bedroom

Photographer: Lisa Romerein, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Color Pop

A bright orange headboard adds life to an otherwise neutral palette in this room. The wide faux bois stripe distressed to look like wood mirrors the outside environment for a one-of-a-kind touch.

Cozy and Inviting Guest Bedroom

Photographer: Roger Davies, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Cozy and Inviting

A soft color scheme and carved wood headboards give this guest room a welcoming feel. Painted furniture and plush fabrics add to the relaxed ambiance.

Dramatic Design

Photographer: Tria Giovan, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Dramatic Design

Stark white paint and a Victorian-era portrait transform this small library into a unique guest retreat. A paneled wall serves as a headboard, while bookshelves line the sides of the bed.

Elegant Escape Guest Bedroom

Photographer: Dominique Vorillon

Elegant Escape

Add sparkle to a bland room with a few key pieces, such as a sunburst mirror, gold detailing, and grass cloth walls.

Stylish Accommodations

Photographer: Peter Murdock, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Stylish Accommodations

Custom twin beds dressed with classic blues and browns and pint-size ocean paintings create a nautical haven for guests.

Going Mod Guest Room

Writer: Rachel Bertone

Going Mod

Use bright colors and ’70s-style accents like a retro bedside table and patterned wallpaper to add a mod feel to a guest room.

Inspired by the Sea Guest Bedroom

Photographer: J. Savage Gibson, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Inspired by the Sea

Guests will feel especially close to the sea with calming blues and ocean-inspired accessories, such as an oyster shell mirror.

Relaxing Pastels Guest Bedroom

Photographer: Richard Leo Johnson, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Relaxing Pastels

Soft pastels and simple coastal accents have a way of making everyone feel comfortable and pampered. Decorative sea star pillows and coral decor play up the beach.

Open and Organic Guest Bedroom

Photographer: Lisa Romerein, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Open and Organic

This simple platform bed welcomes guests with cozy organic linens. The natural feel is enhanced by a tree trunk bedside table, lots of natural light streaming through large windows, and a door that leads to the back patio.

Fresh Simplicity

Photographer: Timothy Street-Porter, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Fresh Simplicity

A clean, white bedroom feels fresh for guests and allows the gorgeous sea view outside to take center stage.

Island Elegance

Photographer: J. Savage Gibson, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Island Elegance

Treat your guests to a stay in paradise. Bamboo-inspired furniture and tropical bedding create an atmosphere as fun and relaxing as a Hawaiian luau.

Casual and Cool Guest Bedroom

Photographer: Robert Mauer, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Casual and Cool

A simply decorated bedroom with a West Indies vibe is a perfect place for your guests to retreat after a long day. White walls with soothing blue accents keep it feeling light and breezy.

Playful Pink

Photographer: J. Savage Gibson/Courtesy of Phoebe Howard, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Playful Pink

Try a fun, unexpected color in a guest room, such as bright pink. Coastal accents and island touches like grass cloth flooring will keep the room looking sophisticated but still lively.

Cottage Comfort

Photographer: Jean Allsopp, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Cottage Comfort

Use rustic, cozy elements—wood-planked floors and plush quilts—to make guests feel welcome.

Modern Focus

Photographer: Jean-Philippe Piter, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Modern Focus

A stunning black-and-white scheme lends a contemporary feel to this guest room. A grid of simple mirrors is a great way to make big impact in the small space.

Coastal Update

Photographer: J. Savage Gibson, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Coastal Update

Traditional seaside style gets a modern update in this calming guest room. Sandy hues, geometric prints, and a Lucite side table add contemporary flair.

Earthy Inspiration

Photographer: Roger Davies, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Earthy Inspiration

Twin built-in beds covered with brown linens and rustic coastal accessories create an inviting and space-saving atmosphere for guests.

Light and Breezy

Photographer: Brian Vanden Brink, Writer: Rachel Bertone

Light and Breezy

Make your guest room feel like an exotic escape by adding flowy mosquito netting, fresh patterns, and comfy linens.

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