For hill station.
Interior for Poolhouse. Foreground area would be almost studio apartment-like - bed and lounging area. Inner area would be kitchenette. As much as possible both open into verandah. Kitchenette/bar counter eat in area more open.
Classic look with those huge girders wrapped in wood. Imagine the whole woodwork in original wood color . Not so pleasing to the eye as white but will have unique character . May be a lighter tone of wood
Building facade in, perhaps, limestone or so?
Pantry cabinetry finish. Not too hotel-like though.
Bring in innovative ceiling ideas for the various rooms. Wallpaper. Ceramic tiles. Athangudi tiles. Etc.
Mirror floor and ceiling patterns.