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A hotel lobby with a bench seat under high windows, a woman standing at a long desk, and a walkway leading to large doors open to a terrace

Tetra Tech’s hospitality design specialists work alongside the accommodation industry to provide sustainable designs that exceed consumer expectations.

We understand how to design an excellent customer experience while also ensuring the accommodation works hard for our client and the operator. Our designs embed sustainability into accommodations, which translates into:

  • Reduced operating costs
  • Higher profit margins
  • Improved staff productivity
  • Happier guests

By identifying and capturing operational efficiencies, hotels and resorts spend less money on energy and water. This leaves more resources to be channeled into creating a memorable experience for guests. Our team has extensive experience designing solutions for reducing carbon, optimizing operations, and achieving significant financial savings on a wide range of projects, including:

  • Minimization of energy and emissions
  • Waste management
  • Noise reduction
A hotel bar and restaurant with a grand chandelier hanging over the bar, comfortable armchairs and sofas, and floor to ceiling windows


All hotels require a first-class level of service—a mix of entertainment, luxury, relaxation, catering, and business facilities. To successfully deliver a multi-use offering within one complex requires a deep understanding of interconnected systems that, together, enable a seamless user experience.

Our global teams have worked with leading hoteliers around the world to design smart technology and security solutions, while delivering essential engineering building services. Our work extends to refurbishing historic and heritage hotels and ensures a sensitive approach to respecting the original design intent while maintaining continuous operation through staged planning.

Our market-leading expertise in services engineering and business information modelling (BIM) creates innovative, energy efficient, safe, and functional hotels. Additional specialist expertise includes:

  • Fit outs
  • Acoustics
  • Automation
  • Digital including audio visual, security, communications, and smart buildings
  • Fire engineering
  • Sustainability


Resorts have unique challenges to integrate accommodation, dining, entertainment, and sporting facilities into a cohesive, functional, and impressive design. Our accommodation specialists have decades of experience providing bespoke solutions on major projects throughout Asia, Australia, North America, Europe, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom for leading hoteliers, including W Hotels and Westin Hotels and Resorts.

We work collaboratively with all stakeholders to ensure our design considers buildability, operational efficiency, and long-term sustainability. Whether the project is a tall building or a wide precinct with open spaces, we can provide design solutions that consider the needs of investors, developers, operators, and guests.

We deliver high-end consulting and engineering design for the most challenging building projects around the world. View our services.

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