The initial concept of the public area in Mercure Bengkulu is the port itself, where the area is divided to few zones but still in accordance with one another. The idea is inspired from Port Malborough, build by the British during the colonialism era. It is considered a centre point of the city and was always busy with people. Mercure bengkulu Designed by a well-known interior design jakarta.
The main spotlight of colonial style can be seen in the all-day dining area. The focal point is a triangular structure, inspired by a lighthouse, that serves as main food display during the dining time and could be converted into seating arrangement during slow hours. The used of patterned tiles also serves as guide for the guest to walk around the area. Beige and wood colour are mainly used in the area to give a more warmth dining experience to the guest. Blue colour was used on one side of the wall as an accent and also as an extension to the whole design theme, and also to let the guest know where the food displays located.