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50 cool playroom ideas for entertaining

50 cool playroom ideas for entertaining
50 cool playroom ideas for entertaining
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Not every home has a playroom. After all, having one is a luxury. However, it’s something families may want to have instead. An easily accessible place to relax, where children in particular can stay and where parents don’t have to worry about their children’s whereabouts.

The design of playrooms has different charms and is aimed at a specific target group. There are game rooms dedicated solely to video games, others with pools, ping-pong tables, and even arcade games. With a lot of space, some playrooms can be quite extravagant as more fun activities are available for the whole family.

Interior design is also a focus area, so it matches the playroom’s different themes of activities or audience. Adult playrooms certainly have a different design than teenage or children’s playrooms.

Here we show you examples of playroom ideas to inspire you to have your own at home.

Playrooms for Adults

Many playroom ideas are designed as “man caves”. Demanded of men to have their own space, their own game room with a bar stocked with drinks, a TV to broadcast their favorite sports, and a pool or poker table (or even both) for him and his friends to meet up at.

Here are some examples of adult playroom ideas!

Classic Transition

game room ideas: Classic Transitional

Jauregui Architect

The Gray Walls and the dark tile floors are complemented by the gray theme of this playroom. The black and white accents and the muted lights bring a dark and heavy vibe to the room. If that’s not enough, the male statue to the side emphasizes the “masculinity” of the room.

While the pool forms the center of the room, there’s a lounging and sports-watching corner that can be partitioned off from the rest of the room with curtains.

From Scratch

From Scratch


An unfinished basement is converted into this elegant multipurpose room containing this play area . The low, subdued lighting helps accentuate the neutral color scheme of the room.

A billiards pool and foosball table are available for leisure. There is a small lounge area with a TV where you can enjoy drinks. There is also a gaming table for poker or other card games.

Safety Harbor Residence

Safety Harbor Residence

Barbara Krai

In this residence you can play The game room idea combines both media and play spaces. A mini theater divides the space, the large TV divides the room into sections. On one side is a pool and a classic arcade game. A bar and poker table on the other side.

The dimly lit chandeliers and furniture give the room a real vintage look. The color scheme also complements the theme of the room.

Spectrum Game Room

Spectrum Game Room

Spectrum Technology Integrations

Instead of a basement or upstairs game Attic Rooms, which are usually self-contained and have low ceilings, connect to the living space of the house. The open doors and windows bring natural light into the space.

Similar to many playroom ideas, this one also has a pool. It is accompanied by a gaming table, most commonly used for card games.

Rich Minimalist

Rich Minimalist

Jeff Paul Custom Homes

This man is fairly minimalist, but it looks rich and elegant with the wooden floor, white walls, and ornate wall decor that matches the ambiance of the game room.

A minibar is installed on one side of a recessed wall with the pool table in the Center point.

Casino basement

Casino Basement

Beaugureau Studios

The poker and craps tables make this basement look like a casino and absolutely suitable to be a playroom for the adults.There is also an area where the adults can lounge and watch TV.

Family Playroom

Family Playroom offers many more recreational opportunities for everyone to enjoy. Instead of the darker and more secluded adult playroom ideas, family playrooms are more spacious and brighter. A shuffleboard is positioned just below the wall-mounted tele. There is a game table on the side next to the huge window.

The wooden beams with the modern seats make a great combination of a modern and chic game room.

Alabama Cabin


This rustic playroom idea pairs perfectly with a rustic cabin home. The heavy and rustic sliding door will greet you as you enter this room. Despite the modern inset lighting, the designers managed to add the rustic chandelier over the pool.

Even the pool table matches the rustic theme of the home. There is also a table tennis table right next to the old arcade game. And there’s a small game table in the corner.

Italian Elegance

Italian Elegance

Jauregui Architect

At the heart of this Italian-designed game room is a pool table . Classic arcade games like Pac-Man are located to one side of the room. On the other side is a TV in sight of a gaming table. Displays of sports memorabilia, like the table with balls, add to the beauty of the space.

Furniture colors match the room’s color scheme and blend into the European-inspired design.

Craftsmen on the Hill

Craftsman on the Hill

Habitat Architecture

A minimalist playroom with a modern vintage look. The chandelier and lighting system give it a modern touch, but the furniture and frame bring a vintage feel.

Without many other adornments, this playroom idea has a small kitchen bar for the family. There’s a pool table in the middle and there’s even a circular bookshelf.

Leawood Basement

Leawood Basement

CHC Design-Build

This The basement was remodeled into what the contractors describe as a “rustic, earthy, eclectic and fun” playroom. And rightly so! In addition to billiards and table football, classic arcade games are also available for free time.

A lounge area for watching TV is on one side when the family gets tired of playing. A curved bar is also installed just outside.

Cross Lake 4

Cross Lake 4

Lands End Development

Another rustic playroom, but instead of inside On the ground floor, it is on the top level of the house.

The high wooden ceilings are beautifully accentuated by the geometric chandeliers. The furniture definitely compliments the rustic space. A television is available for everyone to follow their activities, be it table tennis or board games on the gaming table.

Aptos Retreat

Aptos Retreat{ 1}

CCS architecture

This attic playroom idea has an industrial and modern look. With the metal beam ceiling construction and colorful upholstered seats, it looks like a great combination of both styles.

The windows and skylight ceiling also bring in plenty of natural light to brighten the space even more. Meanwhile, an even brighter pool table sits in the center of the room.

Games Room by Esher

Esher Game Room

LT Designs

The modern games room offers a Lots of entertainment to choose from. The games draw the most attention. There’s a pool table in the middle, and arcade games and a dart board to the side.

A retro jukebox sits to the side next to a minibar, adding a retro touch to this corner of the playroom contributes.There’s seating to just enjoy the view, a kitchen and dining table on the other side to cool down after a game.

Speaking of gaming, the designs of the pool tables and shuffleboard tables are individual Wood crafted and beautifully carved.

Mediterranean 7798

Mediterranean 7798

Sterling Custom Homes

A unique pool table stands in the center of the room with a minibar to the side .Helena Hillside Hideaway

St. Helena Hillside Hideaway

Jim Murphy & Associates

This residence has an entire rustic barn built for entertaining. While there is a pool table in the middle, there is a lounge area where you can have a drink or play board or card games.

Across the room is a minibar and the bathroom.

Bennett Valley Retreat

Bennett Valley Retreat

Wade Design Architects

Sliding doors on either side allow plenty of natural light into this playroom. It adds to the cozy feel of the room with the comfortable lounge area right next to a long shuffleboard.

A gaming table with a board game is available as another leisure option. Outside there is another lounge area where you can get some fresh air.

Sonoma Family Getaway

Sonoma Family Getaway

BK Interior Design

The black ones , white, and red color scheme bring a modern and clean style. A table tennis table and a dart board are available. There’s even a chalkboard for the kids to paint on.

Instead of the usual sofas and easy chairs, this playroom is dotted with bean bags and rocking chairs.

Chateau Napoli

Chateau Napoli{ 1}

WDG Architecture

The high ceiling playroom lined with dark beams and white walls looks like a cozy modern playroom. A small pool table, air hockey table, and shuffleboard table take up a lot of space.

Two arcade games stand on either side of the wall-mounted TV and a small table with high chairs. The room connects seamlessly to a balcony.

Hoosier Magnificence

Hoosier Magnificence

Western Window Systems

The wood walls and floor and all the furniture complete the rustic look of this playroom. The high ceiling and window sills make the room look even more spacious. The space has space for soccer, shuffleboard, air hockey, and classic arcade games.

There is also a lounge area where you can watch movies on a projector.

Ashburn Basement Remodel

Basement Remodel Ashburn

Moss Building and Design

This elegant media and games room was converted from a former storage basement.

The media room goes directly into the games room a large pool table in the center above. A pole is attached to the side. A gas fireplace built into the wall accentuates the modernity of the space.

Glen Head Home Interior

Glen Head Home Interior

WL Kitchen & Home

This playroom is quite extensive and extravagant. As well as the usual pool table and game table (this one has two: one that could be used for poker and other card games, the other with a chess board), arcade games and a minibar are also available.

One Part of the Wall is made into a cabinet, in which a collection of toys and figures is kept. You can even peek into an open wine cellar connected to the room.

YC Summit Residence

YC Summit Residence

Locati Architects

This residence has its own bowling alley, albeit small.Even the lamps resemble those old oil lamps.

The design contrasts starkly with the modernity of bowling, making it an interesting design choice.

Three Peaks Colorado

Design One Interiors

This game room has a whole array of arcade games lined up on almost every side of the room. The room is designed to resemble an arcade.

However, there is a small table for board games and a shuffleboard table. The ceiling lighting even changes from blue to green to red to yellow, adding to the room’s fun vibe.

Crazy Fox Lodge

Crazy Fox Lodge

Modern rustic houses

A pool table and board game table are the main attractions of this room. Separated by a wall with windows, there is a pool table on one side and on the other side a fun and whimsical bowling alley, whose walls are decorated with graffiti art.

A couch and small coffee table complete the room.

Basement Remodel

Basement Remodel

Meadowlark Design + Build

After redesigning this basement, a modern and friendly play area was created. Unlike the other basement playrooms featured here, this one lacks in spaciousness. The pool table can be swapped out with the ping pong table underneath.

A dart board is also right next to what appears to be a study or desk, with a small couch in between. The arrangement effectively transforms the basement into a recreation and study space.

Entertainment Paradise

Entertainment Paradise

Knight Architects

When you enter this space, you will The first thing you will meet is the arcade game Pirates of the Caribbean. A gaming table and dome hockey game right next to it. A pool table is also available for an additional form of entertainment.

Note the custom-made shelves surrounding the couch and displaying a collection of figurines. Meanwhile, part of the wall is dedicated to hanging framed movie posters, which do justice to the “entertainment” theme of the room.

End of lower level

Lowel Level Finish

Renovation – and painting experts

The inhabitants of this house seem to be ice hockey fans. Not only do they boast several framed hockey jerseys on the wall, but they also have air hockey and dome hockey tables in the room.

But aside from those game tables, hopefully there’s a piano in the room that someone can play something while everyone else is busy with their respective games.

Sports Retreat

Sports Retreat

Knight Architects

The main theme of this game room is sports. Framed sports jerseys and tennis rackets hang on the walls, underscoring the residents’ love of sports. Several table games, such as table football and billiards, are available to residents and guests in the room. And if those games tire you, there’s also an arcade game around the corner.



Fusion Bowling

This nice one House Virginia has a fairly extensive playroom. The basement is complete with a bowling alley, games table, bar and TV room. The local residents and the construction companies definitely used the space. You might even think this is a bowling center and not just any basement.

Deer Crest

Deer Crest View

Deer Point Crest

Deer Crest { 1}

Elevation Design Group

On to more spacious playrooms in the basement. This residence not only has a bowling alley, but also a mini basketball court and another one next to it.

There is also seating for lounging.To the side is a gaming table for some old fashioned card and board games. The room connects to the lounge with a balcony with its own seating.

It’s fairly minimalist, but instead of plain walls, the walls in this room are painted different colors, creating a livelier playroom.

Lauf of the Knolls

Run of the Knolls

Tracy Lynn Studio

This game room is spacious but lacks seating to relax. However, with the wealth of games provided, you may not need to laze around.

Vintage Vault Arcade

Vintage Vault Arcade

The Basement Arcade

The basement is a Arcade heaven without having to leave the house. There are also some old-school board and card games. Creating such spaces that offer one or both seems necessary to them. It’s especially important for teenagers to give them their own space to have fun and be themselves.

Kids also need activities and a space to learn and have fun. Therefore, having a playroom in your home is often a good option.

Below are some playroom ideas suitable for your children!

Media Room

Media Room

Progressive Home

This playroom would definitely be a kids favorite. It’s equipped with a great video game system, as well as some cool gaming chairs in addition to the sofa chairs behind it.

There are two TVs, so people can play two different games at the same time. They could also add a foosball table to the side.

Breathing Room

Breathing Room

Soucie Horner

Another game room idea perfect for video game lovers. Couches are lined up directly in front of the televisions for gaming.

There is a recessed part of the wall next to the door where people can put their food.

Park Cities

Mary Anne Smiley Interiors

This game room is equipped for both computer games and video games. While the walls and ceiling are plain white, the colors of the furniture and pillows give the room a happy and vibrant vibe.

It’s definitely a place for teens to hang out.

Teen Lounge

Teen Lounge

Viscusi Elson Interior Design

More than just a playroom, this place appears to be used for lounging and learning. Aside from board games, a foosball table also fits into this room. Even teenagers can hang out here and just play music.



K&W Audio

This is definitely a gamer’s paradise. The monitors have all been carefully installed in this game room, straight out of a professional gaming competition.

Each seat even has its own gaming console to join the game.

Trout Lake

Trout Lake

Lands End Development

The room’s bland and rustic style is complemented by the color scheme of the arcade games. There is also a TV for video games. Dark bean bags are strewn all over the floor. There are also rustic chairs and a table for card and board games.

2022 Parade Home Highland

2016 Parade Home Highland

JCD Custom Home Design

This one Game The room is pretty bare with nothing but arcade games and gaming tables in the room. This gives the children a lot of freedom of movement due to the limited space and the existing arcade and game tables.

Basement of the playroom

Game Room Basement

ALH Home Renovations

Being a basement converted into a games room, this room looks chic and elegant with the fine furnishings.

It is complete with a custom designed bar and dining area to the side while air hockey game is the focus.

Flower Mound Project

Flower Mound Project

Urbanology Designs

This game room has glass doors leading to a balcony that lets in lots of natural light and makes the space even livelier.Arcade games like Dance, Dance Revolution are installed on one side of the room.

A lounge area is set up on the opposite side where people can eat and play board or card games.

Futuristic Playroom

Futuristic Game Room

Deepdale House LLC

The glossy walls, lights and blue hue that pervades this space give this playroom a futuristic look. Of course, a foosball table cannot be forgotten.

Centreville Addition

Centreville Addition

Moss Building and Design

While this particular room has none besides the usual ones Gaming tables, an activity table stands in the center of the room, used for engaging and educational games.

The blue walls, wooden floor, and colorful carpet give the room a more lively and appealing atmosphere.

Zorrilla Nursery

Zorrilla Kids Room

Robeson Design

This room was specially designed as a child’s play room designed. While equipped with a TV and video game set, this room comes with lots of fun board games. All the games are neatly arranged on shelves and the color scheme, with green being the dominant colour, definitely creates a clean and appealing atmosphere for the kids.

Upper East Side Townhouse

Upper East Side Townhouse

Blair Harris Interior Design

Playrooms don’t always have to be extravagant. Sometimes it could be as simple yet elegant as this one. If you prefer old-fashioned board games as a form of entertainment, this game room idea might be for you. It’s also very kid friendly!

That’s it for some great playroom design ideas! Hopefully this list has helped you develop your own playroom design.

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