King's Birthday Special: Royal Bathroom Makeover Ideas Fit for Royalty

Looking to create a luxurious and regal bathroom? 

Why not take inspiration from iconic palaces from around the world. From decorative mouldings, arches, and columns, to ornate mirrors, chandeliers, and wall panelling. There are endless ideas to create a timeless and opulent space. 

In this article, we'll explore some of the best royal bathroom makeover ideas to help you create your own palace-inspired space.

Palace-Inspired Bathroom Designs

In this article, we'll explore some of the best royal bathroom makeover ideas to help you create your own palace-inspired space.

1. Buckingham Palace: Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the British monarch, boasts several luxurious bathrooms. The State Bathroom, used for ceremonial occasions, features a large bathtub and gold fixtures. The King's Bathroom features a marble bathtub and intricate tilework.

You can incorporate Buckingham Palace-inspired elements to your own bathroom by using high-end materials like marble, adding gold or silver accents, finished off with some elegant tile work.

2. Palace of Versailles: The Palace of Versailles in France is known for its grandeur and extravagance. The King's Grand Apartment features a stunning bathroom with marble floors, walls, and columns, a large bathtub, and ornate gold fixtures.

To recreate Versailles-inspired bathroom elements, you can use luxurious materials like marble, add gold accents, and top it off with an ornate mirror or even a statement chandelier.

3. Topkapi Palace: The Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey, was the residence of the Ottoman sultans. The Harem section features opulent bathrooms, including the Bath of the Queen Mother, which showcases a large marble bathtub and intricate tilework.

Recreate a Topkapi Palace bathroom by using colorful tiles, ornate fixtures, and traditional Turkish design elements.

Fit for a King: Lavish Fixtures and Fittings at Royal Bathrooms

Florina Range

Our Royal Collection Florina premium bathroom furniture is inspired by palace designs that combine regal aesthetics with modern functionality. The range is available in mint green, blue, and grey colour palettes that bring serenity, refreshment, and timeless elegance to any luxury bathroom design.

Vienna Range

The Vienna Range offers luxurious bathroom furniture in refreshing blue, grey, and white finishes inspired by royalty. The units feature classic Greek architecture and Art Deco-inspired designs with a Carrara marble sink and satin brass framework.

Luxurious Bathtubs

Our luxurious bathtubs bring the magnificence of royal bath chambers to your home. This collection is inspired by the lavish design of palace baths and offers an unparalleled fusion of elegance, comfort and sophistication. Each bathtub in this range is a masterpiece, meticulously designed and constructed to create a truly luxurious bathing experience. 

Regal Showers

Our shower fixtures are designed to bring a touch of palace-inspired luxury to your bathroom. The range features shower mixers, thermostatic shower valves, and shower accessories crafted with the utmost attention to detail, ensuring functionality and style.

Luxor Wet Rooms

The Luxor wet room screens are a sleek and modern addition to any bathroom, perfect for creating a regal retreat. Their sturdy gold frame adds a touch of luxury and elegance, and it pairs beautifully with other gold fixtures and accessories.

LuxeFlo Shower Tray

The LuxeFlo Slate Effect Shower Trays are the perfect choice for anyone looking to create a majestic royal bathroom design. The slate effect finish adds a touch of sophistication to your bathroom, creating a spa-like atmosphere that is perfect for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Brass & Black Bath Screens

Our range of brass and black shower screens is both elegant and timeless. These can be paired with other palace-inspired décor, such as ornate mirrors, chandeliers, and marble accents.

Accessorize with Elegance: Opulent Bathroom Accessories

Sparkling Chandeliers: Illuminating Luxury

No regal bathroom is complete without a grand chandelier or an intricate lighting fixture. Sparkling chandeliers provide ample illumination and serve as a statement piece, instantly elevating the luxurious ambiance. Opt for crystal or glass chandeliers with cascading lights to create a dazzling effect.

Plush Towels and Robes: Wrap Yourself in Comfort

To complete the royal experience, opt for high-quality towels and luxurious bathrobes. Choose towels made from soft, absorbent materials such as Egyptian cotton, adorned with delicate embroidery or monogrammed detailing. Luxurious bathrobes in plush fabrics, such as velour or silk, add an extra layer of comfort and sophistication.

Mirrors and Vanity Sets: Reflecting Beauty

We recommend incorporating antique-inspired mirrors and vanity sets to add a touch of sophistication to your bathroom decor. Ornate, gilded mirrors with intricate frames serve as both functional and decorative elements, reflecting light and adding depth to the space.

You can complement the mirrors with vanity sets featuring delicate detailing and premium materials like marble or brass.

Buckingham Palace Bathroom

Luxurious Materials and Finishe

Marble Elegance: Embracing Timeless Beauty

Marble is synonymous with luxury and elegance, making it an ideal choice for a regal bathroom's countertops, flooring, and accent details.

We recommend our Florina vanity units with Carrara marble countertops to create a statement wall with marble tiles. The smooth, polished surface of marble adds a sense of timeless beauty and sophistication to the overall aesthetic.

Gilded Accents: Adding a Touch of Glamour

Gilded accents, such as gold or metallic finishes, can add a touch of glamour to fixtures, hardware, and accessories. You should consider choosing faucets with gold finishes, drawer pulls and knobs with intricate designs, or adding a touch of decadence with gilded frames for mirrors or artwork. 

The subtle shimmer of gold accents creates a luxurious atmosphere, reminiscent of royal palaces.

Rich Wood Finishes: Exuding Warmth and Nobility

We suggest rich wood tones to bring warmth to your bathroom design. You can opt for cabinets and vanities made with natural wood or MDF to showcase natural beauty. Additionally, it can be a good idea to incorporate wood panelling on the walls or ceiling to create a cosy and regal feel.

Regal Hues: Choosing a Royal Color Palette

Your choice of colours plays a crucial role in creating a royal atmosphere in the bathroom. Deep blues, rich purples, and gold accents are classic options that evoke a sense of luxury and sophistication.

It can be good idea to experiment with different colour combinations, such as navy blue and gold or plum and silver, for a colour palette of your choice.

Palace style luxury bathroom design

Grand Flooring and Wall Treatments

Marble Masterpieces: Majestic Floors

Marble flooring is an excellent choice for creating a luxurious and timeless look in the bathroom. Its natural veining patterns and polished surface add depth to the space. We suggest considering large marble tiles or intricate mosaic patterns to create a statement floor.

Intricate Wall Panelling: Adding Depth and Texture

It is a good idea to Incorporate intricate wall panelling or wallpaper designs inspired by royal aesthetics to add depth and texture to the bathroom walls. You may opt for decorative wall panels with ornate carvings or wallpaper featuring damask patterns in rich colours.

Mosaic Masterpieces: Artistry on Display

Mosaic artwork adds an artistic touch to the bathroom, showcasing exquisite craftsmanship and creating a truly regal statement. You may use mosaic tiles or patterns to create stunning visual focal points in the bathroom. Additionally, you may consider creating a mosaic feature wall behind the bathtub or shower area.

Royal Furnishings and Fixtures

Throne-like Toilets: The Epitome of Comfort

We recommend choosing a high-end toilet with advanced features and an elegant design. You must look for toilets with comfortable seating, efficient flushing systems, and sleek aesthetics. Some models even offer heated seats, built-in bidets, or motion-activated lids, providing the ultimate comfort, fit for royalty!

Elena Wall Hung Toilet Rimless Pan With Soft Close Seat

Vanity Fit for Royalty: Elegant Storage and Style

It is important to invest in a vanity unit that creates luxury and style, while providing ample storage space. Choose vanities with intricate detailing, premium materials, and spacious drawers or cabinets. Consider incorporating features like marble countertops or under-mount sinks to enhance the regal aesthetic of the bathroom.

Regal Accessories: Accentuating the Royal Theme

You can add decorative elements to further accentuate the royal theme of your bathroom. Think crown-shaped towel hooks, crystal soap dispensers, or ornate drawer pulls to infuse a sense of regality into the space. You may choose accessories with intricate detailing and premium materials to create a cohesive and elegant look.

Final Flourishes: Completing the Royal Bathroom Makeover

Regal Artwork: Displaying Elegance

Enhance the ambiance of your bathroom by displaying artwork and ornate frames. Choose paintings or prints that depict classical scenes, portraits, or landscapes. We suggest pairing the artwork with ornate frames in gold or silver finishes to create a gallery-like setting.

Soft Furnishings: Plush Rugs and Drapes

Complete the bathroom makeover with soft furnishings that add comfort and style. You may opt for plush rugs in rich, deep red or royal blue to anchor the space and create a cosy feel. Consider adding window treatments with luxurious fabrics like velvet or silk to enhance privacy and add a touch of opulence.

Aromatherapy and Scented Candles: Creating a Relaxing Atmosphere

You can elevate the sensory experience in the bathroom by incorporating aromatherapy and scented candles. Choose candles with fragrances that promote relaxation and create a soothing ambiance. It is a good idea to consider using essential oils for diffusers to infuse the air with calming scents like lavender or eucalyptus, allowing you to unwind in a truly regal setting.

Royal bathroom design


A royal bathroom makeover is a perfect way to create a regal retreat within the home. From palace-inspired designs to luxurious materials and finishes and regal accessories, many elements can be incorporated to create your own grand and sophisticated look.