Ham Yard Hotel - London, England
A one-of-a-kind development in the middle of bustling and fashionable Soho, Ham Yard Hotel consists of 91 individually decorated accommodation units, a 188-seat theater, a lively bar and restaurant, and a charming courtyard lined up with specialty shops. Designed by Kit Kemp, each room, suite and apartment in this “urban village” has its own style and character, featuring an inspiring mix of colors, fabrics and art. The style is British, but with a fresh, quirky twist. Additional features include a gorgeous rooftop garden, a 1950s Texan bowling alley, a stylish restaurant, spa and a modern gym.
Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard - London, England
Housed in one of Western Europe’s tallest buildings, Shangri-La Hotel, At The Shard has all the trimmings one would expect from a Shangri-La property and much more. Making the most of the unrivalled location on the banks of the River Thames, the 202 guestrooms and suites come appointed with spectacular floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the city and its majestic landmarks. The interior design is a unique fusion of contemporary style and subtle Asian elegance, with sleek wood furnishings, luxury marble bathrooms and high-end technology features. Complementing the hotel are London’s highest infinity pool and champagne bar, as well as two lovely restaurants - an artisan deli serving home-made chocolates and pastries, and a sophisticated Chinese-inspired living-room where you can enjoy a modern European cuisine with an Asian twist.
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Blakes Hotel - London, England
Stunning interior design, unique dining experiences and a wide range of services make from the astonishing Blakes Hotel one of the most over-the-top places to stay in London, if not the entire continent. Conceived by renowned designer Anouska Hempel to be the first luxury boutique hotel in the world, the property boasts 47 unique rooms, each fabulously decorated to offer a spiritual retreat for the body and soul. The design themes are mainly travel inspired and range from Parisian chic to lavish Oriental. The hotel’s restaurant serves an inspiring fusion of Thai and European cuisines in a staggering, timeless décor.
The Dorchester - London, England
Situated in London’s exclusive Mayfair, The Dorchester is an excellent base to explore the city’s countless attractions. Opened in 1931, the utterly luxurious hotel overlooking the iconic Hyde Park embodies all the glitz and glamour of the age it belongs while offering guests modern amenities and exceptional service. The opulent rooms - most of which have been recently restyled by the finest interior designers - feature distinct sumptuous decorations, lavish Art-Deco bathrooms and fantastic views. Highlights of the hotel include the fabulous roof suites designed by Alexandra Champalimaud, the whimsical Oliver Messel rooms and the amazing spa, where Fox Linton’s exquisite design blends beautifully with the highest standard of service. The property is completed with a fine selection of award-winning restaurants and bars.
South Place Hotel - London, UK
With its inspiring Conran-designed interiors, exquisite gourmet restaurants and excellent location between the City and the fashionable West End, the 80-bedroom South Place Hotel is one of London’s best kept secrets. An ideal address for both business and pleasure, this independent luxury hotel features stylishly appointed suites with lavish James Heeley ’St Clements’ amenities; high-quality percale cotton bed linen from Josephine Home; Eero Saarinen desk chairs and original pieces of art by contemporary London-based artists, to name but a few. The focus on design is evident in every aspect of the hotel, from the public spaces’ quirky decorations to the sophisticated menus offered by the hotel’s restaurants.
W London - Leicester Square, England
Located in Leicester Square, in the city’s vibrant and fashionable West End, the glamorous W London amazes with its cutting-edge technology and arresting decors that combine innovative design with bespoke furnishings and bold, sophisticated touches. Each of the luxurious 192 rooms is unique and prepared with exclusive amenities, ensuring guests a one-of-a-kind stay. For the ultimate experience, however, try the hotel’s latest additions: the glitzy three-bedroom E WOW Suite with its astonishing music-theme décor and the futuristic Screening Suites where W high-end luxury meets the ultimate in cinema entertainment.