From shabby bed and breakfasts to luxury five-star hotels, there is no shortage of charm in one of England’s most majestic cities. The coming year will bring about multiple new additions to London’s preexisting batch of acclaimed hotels, including The Lanesborough Club & Spa's grand opening in mid-March. More recently, several hotel openings have sparked chatter among locals and tourists alike. Here’s a look at a few recent and upcoming hotel openings to woo your clients on their next trip across the pond.
Four Seasons London at Ten Trinity Square
Centrally located, the Four Seasons at Ten Trinity Square is situated next to the Tower of London and equidistant between both the West End and the East End of London. The hotel has 100 guestrooms along with 41 private residences and a private members’ club.
Come April, guests will also have access to the hotel’s spa complex with treatments by notable doctors and skin care specialists from across Europe.
The Ten Trinity Square location is Four Seasons’ second property in London; preceded by the Four Seasons Park Lane property which opened nearly 50 years ago.
Nobu Hotel Shoreditch
Set to open in early 2017, Nobu Hotel Shoreditch will have 150 rooms along with food and beverage menus developed by Chef Nobu Matsuhisa. The hotels design will reflect London’s culture as well as Nobu Hospitality’s signature east-meets-west philosophy.
The hotel will also offer banqueting and meeting rooms; a state-of-the-art-fitness center; and a collection of modern amenities. Nobu Hotel Shoreditch is Nobu Hospitality’s first European hotel, joining the company’s portfolio of hotels in the Americas, Middle East and Asia.
For more information, visit www.nobuhotels.com/london-nobu-hotel
LaLit London Hotel
The 180-year-old ornate structure that once housed St. Olave’s Grammar School has been converted to a luxury boutique hotel called The LaLit London. The hotel has 70 rooms draped with a combination of Indian art and British charm. Each room differs in design and layout, some of which boast 30-foot high cathedral ceilings.
Conveniently located by Tower Bridge, The LaLit London offers close proximity to multiple London attractions and business hotspots.
Additionally, The LaLit London offers guests luxury transfer service to and from any location, 24-hour room service, and 24/7 concierge service.
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
Located in the hustle and bustle of Shoreditch, acclaimed for its buzzing nightlife; The Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch combines baroque style with laid back, personalized service.
The hotel offers 128 guestrooms and suites, three bars including a roof top bar, a historical restaurant concept, 11 event spaces, a 196-seat cinema, and a two-lane bowling alley.
Additionally, guests will have access to a full-service spa, pool and fitness suite.
Visit www.shoreditch.courthouse-hotel.com/ to stay up to date on new information.
Canary Riverside Plaza
The Canary Riverside Plaza provides guests with 142 rooms with skyline views arranged over eight floors in Canary Wharf. Guests have access to room service, meeting and banqueting facilities, free Wi-Fi in all areas, tennis courts, fitness centers, full-service spa and a year-round indoor pool.
Up to two children (18 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian’s room. Babysitting and childcare services are also available during a guests stay.
For more information, visit www.canaryriversideplaza.com/en