4 Points to Note about Mobile Bars that are Important for Your Hotel Events

When planning an event for a hotel, one of the most important issues to think about is prompt service requests and delivery of drinks. Hotel events present a unique challenge because you need to accommodate both guests who want cocktails and those who prefer beer or wine. Mobile bars are the perfect solution — they can be set up in any hotel space, making it easy to serve drinks to all your dining customers. Here are four points to note about mobile bars that are important for your next hotel event.

Mobile Bars are Essential Hotel Furniture that can be Set Up Anywhere in the Hotel

One of the best things about mobile bars is that they can be set up anywhere in the hotel. This means that you can easily provide timely drinks service during the event for both dining guests who want cocktails and those who prefer beer or wine, be it formal, an indoor event like a banquet wedding or private cocktail reception, or informal, outdoor events like a pool party or outdoor wedding.

Innov Oval and Line Collection Designer Buffet Stations

Innov™ Oval and Link Collection Designer Mobile Bars have intricate designs; lighting effects can be part of the design to improve the ambiance of your hotel space.

If you have a large event like a conference, you can even set up multiple bars at any strategic location in your event layout space. This ensures that everyone has easy access to a great place for a drink and that no one has to wait in line for too long.

Solid Wood or Stainless Steel Mobile Bars?

When it comes to choosing the right mobile bars for your hotel event, you have two main options: solid wood or stainless steel. Below are factors to consider to note when choosing the right high-quality materials for your mobile bars.

Solid-Wood Structured Mobile Bars

  • Usually for indoor usage — not weatherproof
  • Highly customizable to match the hotel decor
  • Relatively less expensive on basic design compared with stainless steel mobile bars
  • Suit hotel customers with a lesser budget
  • Requires less lead time on carpentry work on basic designs
  • Able to provide for multiple doors or drawers as part of its design
  • Allow for more complex design and intricate carpentry work by carpenters
  • Carry lesser load by weight comparatively to stainless steel mobile bar
  • Susceptible to damage from spills and stains
  • Less warranty period

Stainless Steel Structured Mobile Bars

  • Modern elegance on its own without any painted finish or coating
  • Weatherproof if using 316 stainless steel instead of 304 stainless steel
  • Relatively higher prices on basic design compared with wooden structured mobile bars
  • Requires more lead time on precision manufacturing work on simple and complex designs
  • Able to carry more load by weight comparatively to stainless steel mobile bar
  • Longer warranty period

Mobile Bars are Custom Designer Furniture

Mobile bars are highly custom-made furniture to match the ambiance of your interior design or outdoor design. Using just dining tables as a drinks station is a poor choice of furniture use, which does not provide a good perception of quality service.

Custom and creative lighting effects can be embedded into the stainless steel mobile bars to spruce up your evening events. creative lighting effects on mobile bars. This could be in the form of LED lights that change colors.

This is a great way to add some extra flair to your event and make it more memorable for your guests. It is also a great way to attract attention to your bar and get people talking about your event long after it is over.

Additional magnetic panels designed with the brand logo of your drinks sponsor are also possible to highlight the theme of your event.

Innov Grand and Basic Collection Designer Mobile Bars
Innov™ Oval and Link Collection Designer Mobile Bars have intricate designs; lighting effects can be part of the design to improve the ambiance of your hotel space.

Our designers can do space analysis and create
custom design mobile bars to fit awkward spaces or corners of your hotel space to increase space utilization.

Mobile Bars' Quality Furniture Features

Mobiles bars that are considered good quality furniture should have the following features:

Rubber Caster Wheels

Mobile bars should have rubber custom wheels (with locking mechanisms for safety). Not only to allow your F&B teams to move them with ease but also to prevent damage to your flooring (especially stone/marble finished). Mobile furniture should allow a more quiet move amidst an event.

Anti-Slip, Heat + Water-Resistant Top

The mobile bar top should have an anti-slip finish, regardless if it is stainless steel-made or wooden-made, that is heat and water-resistant. Mobile bars may also come with an integrated drip tray for accidental spills.

Mobile bars are a great solution for hotel events because they are easy to set up and stored away, and they can be customized to match your event's theme. Keep these points in mind when planning your next hotel event, and you are sure to have a successful event that your guests will remember for years to come.

Contact our team via sales@novoxinc.com if you need to discuss your budget, ideas, and the needs of your projects. We aim to search for or design and custom-build unique hospitality furniture for you in Singapore and beyond. 

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