Hotel Renovation by Nelcos – Transforming Hospitality

Transforming Hospitality: A Case Study of Alpenglow Lodge's Modern Renovation with Bodaq Interior Film

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In the highly competitive hotel industry, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for success. One effective way to achieve this is through regular renovations. Renovations play a pivotal role in the hotel industry, providing numerous benefits for hoteliers and guests. They contribute to maintaining a competitive edge, enhancing guest experiences, and ensuring the long-term sustainability of the business.

On importance of regular hotel renovations

Benefits of regular hotel renovation

In the dynamic and competitive hotel industry, renovations are a vital strategic tool. They allow hotels to stay relevant, meet guest expectations, differentiate themselves from competitors, and maximize revenue potential. By investing in renovations, hotels demonstrate their commitment to providing exceptional experiences and ensuring their long-term sustainability in an ever-changing market.

Enhancing Guest Experiences

Renovations in the hotel industry are primarily aimed at enhancing guest experiences. Today’s travelers have increasingly high expectations when it comes to accommodations. They seek modern, comfortable, and aesthetically pleasing spaces that offer functionality and a sense of luxury. By renovating their facilities, hotels can meet these evolving demands and provide guests with an exceptional stay.

Keeping Up with Trends and Standards

The hospitality industry is constantly evolving, with new design trends and industry standards emerging regularly. Renovations allow hotels to adapt to these changes and maintain relevance in the market. Whether it’s updating guest rooms with the latest technology, revamping common areas to create more inviting spaces, or incorporating sustainable practices, renovations help hotels stay up-to-date with industry trends and meet the expectations of modern travelers.

Maintaining Competitiveness

In today’s saturated hotel market, standing out from the competition is vital. Renovations offer hotels the opportunity to differentiate themselves and create a unique selling proposition. By investing in upgrades, hotels can enhance their brand image, attract new customers, and retain existing ones. Renovations send a clear message that the hotel is committed to providing exceptional experiences and keeping pace with the changing needs and preferences of guests.

Addressing Wear and Tear

Hotels experience constant wear and tear due to the high volume of guests and daily operations. Over time, this can lead to a decline in the overall appearance and functionality of the property. Renovations allow hotels to address these issues, repair or replace worn-out elements, and maintain the quality of their facilities. By keeping the property in optimal condition, hotels can provide a positive and comfortable environment for guests, leading to increased satisfaction and repeat business.

Increasing Revenue Potential

Renovations can also have a direct impact on a hotel’s revenue potential. A well-executed renovation can justify higher room rates, attract new customer segments, and increase the overall occupancy rate. Upgraded facilities and improved aesthetics can create a perception of higher value, leading guests to be willing to pay more for their stay. Additionally, renovations provide opportunities to introduce new amenities or services, such as spa facilities, fitness centers, or enhanced dining options, further boosting revenue generation.

Benefits of Bodaq Interior Film for Hotel Renovation

Bodaq Interior Film is a versatile and innovative solution that offers significant advantages for hotel renovations. It is a self-adhesive decorative film that can be applied to various surfaces, including walls, ceilings, furniture, and fixtures. Here are some of the key benefits of using Bodaq Interior Film in hotel renovations:

Previous project by Nelcos at hotel Marriott, Downtown Vancouver

Cost-effectiveness compared to traditional renovation methods:

    • Bodaq Interior Film is a cost-effective alternative to traditional renovation methods, such as painting, wallpapering, or replacing existing surfaces.
    • It eliminates the need for expensive and time-consuming demolition work, minimizing labor costs and reducing downtime for hotel operations.
    • The film’s installation process is efficient, allowing hotels to save on material and labor expenses.

Time-saving installation process:

    • Bodaq Interior Film offers a quick and hassle-free installation process.
    • The self-adhesive nature of the film simplifies the application, significantly reducing installation time compared to other renovation methods.
    • Hotels can minimize disruptions to their daily operations as the installation process is swift and does not require guests to vacate rooms or areas for extended periods.

Durability and long-lasting performance:

    • Bodaq Interior Film is designed to withstand the rigors of a hotel environment.
    • The film is resistant to scratches, abrasions, and fading, ensuring long-lasting performance even in high-traffic areas.
    • It is also resistant to moisture, making it suitable for application in bathrooms, kitchens, and other areas prone to humidity.

Wide range of design options to suit various hotel aesthetics:

    • Bodaq Interior Film offers an extensive selection of patterns, textures, and colors to cater to different hotel design aesthetics.
    • From wood grains and stone finishes to metallic and abstract designs, there is a wide range of options available to create the desired ambiance and style.
    • The versatility of Bodaq Interior Film allows hotels to achieve customized and unique interior designs that reflect their brand identity and resonate with guests.

Architectural film from Nelcos comes in rolls to ensure it’s best appeal.

Case Study: Renovation at Alpenglow Lodge in Whistler

As part of the extensive renovation at Alpenglow Lodge in Whistler, the management decided to refinish the walls and pillars using the NS401 Concrete pattern from Bodaq Interior Film. This choice brought a contemporary and modern touch to the lodge’s interior design, aligning with its goal of creating a visually appealing and inviting atmosphere.

The dull and outdated before photo

Choice of the project – NS401 Concrete Pattern 

When it comes to hotel renovations, the choice of materials and designs plays a crucial role in achieving the desired ambiance and aesthetics. In the case of this project, the client has selected the NS401 Concrete pattern from Bodaq Interior Film to elevate the hotel’s interior design and create a contemporary and modern atmosphere.

The NS401 Concrete pattern replicates the look and texture of concrete, providing a sleek and industrial-inspired visual appeal. This choice offers several advantages for the hotel renovation project:

Contemporary and modern appeal

The NS401 Concrete pattern brings a contemporary and modern vibe to the hotel’s interior spaces. The clean lines, cool tones, and minimalist aesthetic of concrete add a touch of sophistication and elegance. This choice resonates with the preferences of modern travelers who appreciate sleek and stylish environments.

NS401 Concrete pattern closeup

Simulated concrete without the cost and maintenance

Concrete is a popular choice for interior design due to its urban charm and durability. However, incorporating real concrete surfaces can be costly and require extensive maintenance. By using the NS401 Concrete pattern from Bodaq Interior Film, the hotel can achieve the desired concrete look without the associated expenses and maintenance requirements. The film provides a realistic replication of concrete, ensuring cost-effectiveness and ease of maintenance.

Amazing texture replication. NS401 Concrete

Versatile design for various hotel styles

The NS401 Concrete pattern offers versatility in design, making it suitable for different hotel styles. Whether the hotel aims for an industrial-chic aesthetic or seeks to create a modern twist within a traditional setting, the NS401 Concrete pattern can seamlessly blend with various design concepts. Its adaptable nature allows the hotel to achieve a cohesive and harmonious look throughout different areas, such as lobbies, guest rooms, or restaurants.

Wall refinishing before and after

Refinishing Walls

The existing walls at Alpenglow Lodge underwent a complete transformation through the application of NS401 Concrete Bodaq Interior Film. The innovative self-adhesive film provided a cost-effective and efficient solution to achieve the desired concrete-like appearance. The film was meticulously installed, ensuring a seamless and realistic replication of concrete surfaces.

Before After

Consistency in Design

By applying the NS401 Concrete pattern to both walls and pillars, Alpenglow Lodge achieved a consistent and unified design throughout its interior spaces. This consistency enhanced the visual harmony and created a seamless transition between different areas, enhancing the overall guest experience.

Before After

The refinishing of the walls and pillars at Alpenglow Lodge using the NS401 Concrete pattern from Bodaq Interior Film contributed to the successful transformation of the lodge’s interior design. The contemporary aesthetic, versatility in design, cost-effectiveness, and durability of the NS401 Concrete pattern added significant value to the renovation project, enhancing the overall guest experience and creating a visually captivating atmosphere.


The NS401 Concrete pattern created a contemporary and modern ambiance that resonated with guests seeking a stylish and comfortable environment. The sleek lines, cool tones, and realistic texture of the pattern added to the overall aesthetic appeal, elevating the guest experience.

Here is what Alpenglow Lodge management has to say about this:

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If you would like to renovate your hotel or any other commercial space, don’t hesitate to contact Nelcos, we are always happy to assist.


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