Aaron Supreme explains what to do with containers and how you can use shipping containers as pop up hotel rooms.
Did you know you can repurpose shipping containers as pop-up hotel rooms? This is an ingenuous, creative and cost effective way of providing temporary housing in luxury accommodations. Pop-up hotels are getting more and more popular around the country, and shipping containers are forming the basis for that movement.
According to Top Hotel News, studies show nearly 70 percent of millennials are seeking a personalized travel experience when on vacation. Pop-up hotels that don’t have the sterility and impersonal feel of traditional hotels are making a splash with young and old alike.
Versatility and Creativity
With so many beautiful destinations to explore all over the world, it’s easy to see why shipping container hotels could fill a need for more creative lodging options. They don’t take up a lot of space, and can be combined together to provide repurposed lodging where before there may have been none.
In one 20-foot container, for example, you can include a queen-size bed, living room area with wet bar, and bathroom with shower. One whole side of the container can be made of glass or windows to provide a beautiful view as well as a patio area with retractable awning. You can place a shipping container pop-up hotel room pretty much anywhere, such as a vineyard, farm, coastal area, golf course, rooftop, or wilderness retreat.
Why Shipping Container Hotels Are Good For the Tourism Industry
Shipping containers are…
1. Environmentally Friendly
Shipping containers are beloved for their eco-friendly benefits, giving units a long and durable lifespan. Plus, they are reusable after having served their initial purpose. You’re utilizing fewer materials such as cement and bricks, too, which can be harmful to the environment.
2. Are Less Expensive to Construct
Reusing shipping containers represents a more cost-effective option over building from the ground up, purchasing materials and getting contractors to create a traditional hotel. Shipping containers usually only cost about $2,000 to $4,000.
Shipping containers can stand up to Mother Nature, able to withstand wind, rain, sleet and snow. In addition to being durable, shipping containers are safe and secure because they were built to be in the first place.
4. Attract More Guests
Because travelers want to stay at unique places on vacation, you can boost your bottom line when drawing customers to the novelty of shipping container hotels. It’s a unique selling point that can’t be ignored.
5. Easy to Build
You have the advantage of off-site construction when you create shipping container hotels. The units may be cut beforehand, then transported to the site, where they are assembled all at once. Build times are a lot faster when compared with crafting a brick-and-mortar structure.
Thus, the timeline for completion is quicker than a traditional hotel – representing a driving force between businesses in the tourism industry who are looking to the creativity of shipping container structures for their hotels.
Contact Aaron Supreme
To learn more about our shipping containers and how you can repurpose them into pop-up hotels, call us at 800.243.0403.