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post updated 12 June 2024

London Hotel News

New London Accommodation Architecture, chronological:

12 June 2024
Virgin Hotels London-Shoreditch, 45 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, northeast London
Virgin Hotels London-Shoreditch building
image courtesy of Virgin Hotels
Virgin Hotels London-Shoreditch
Virgin Hotels, the luxury lifestyle hospitality brand by Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, has announced its first London hotel to open on 1st August 2024 in the heart of Shoreditch.

22 February 2024
BT Tower in Hotel Conversion, 60 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia
Conversion Design: Thomas Heatherwick of Heatherwick Studio
BT Tower London hotel building UK
photo courtesy of MCR Hotels
BT Tower London hotel building

30 March 2024
Holiday Inn Express Southwark, Southwark, south London
Design: Studio Moren architects
Holiday Inn Express Southwark hotel building
image : Rockhunter
Holiday Inn Express Southwark hotel building design
Studio Moren has won planning permission for a seven-storey extension to the Holiday Inn Express Southwark. The extension will be the third undertaken at the property by Studio Moren and will add accommodation for hotel guests and create an additional F&B offering.

27 Sep 2023
One Sloane Chelsea hotel, Chelsea
Design: ReardonSmith Architects
One Sloane Hotel Chelsea London
photo courtesy of One Sloane Chelsea hotel
One Sloane Hotel, Chelsea
Born out of a collaboration between the Cadogan Estate and the legendary Parisian hotelier, Costes, One Sloane opens its doors this month bringing an exquisitely conceived and designed hotel to London’s collection of extraordinary hospitality destinations.

18 July 2023
Mandarin Oriental Bankside, Bankside Yards, Southwark
Design: PLP Architecture
Mandarin Oriental Bankside London hotel
image courtesy of Mandarin Oriental Hotels
Mandarin Oriental Bankside London hotel
The hotel will be part of the larger Bankside Yards development, which serves to reconnect the space between the Tate Modern and Blackfriars Station and is centred around the historic railway arches that run through the heart of the site.

23 July 2022
Boundary House hotel, Carlisle Avenue / Rangoon Street, eastern fringe of City of London,
Design: Sheppard Robson, Architects
Boundary House Hotel City of London Building
image courtesy of architects practice
Boundary House Hotel City of London
For the Austrian hoteliers–the Ploeberger Hotel Group–the project’s sustainable design aims to bring new life to the area, providing a range of benefits for the local community.

28 Feb 2022 ; 18 May 2021
NoMad London, 4 Bow St, Covent Garden, WC2
Design: Roman and Williams
NoMad London Hotel Covent Garden
photograph : Simon Upton
NoMad London Hotel, Covent Garden
New-York based hospitality company, Sydell Group, opens NoMad London, the first international property for The NoMad Hotel brand, in the historic former Magistrate’s Court in the heart of London’s West End.

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London Hotel Buildings 2021

4 November 2021
Premier Inn Westferry Hotel, Westferry, Canary Wharf, Isle of Dogs
Design: Simpson Haugh architects
Premier Inn Westferry Hotel, Canary Wharf London
image Courtesy architecture office
Premier Inn Hotel Westferry, Canary Wharf
Located adjacent to Westferry DLR station, the £151m project, comprising a 400-bedroom hotel and 68 new homes, will now mark Westferry as a destination in its own right, rejuvenating a formerly derelict site into a high quality mixed-use scheme just moments from Canary Wharf.

8 Mar 2021
The Chancery Rosewood, Grosvenor Square, Mayfair
Design: David Chipperfield Architects ; Interiors: French architect Joseph Dirand
Chancery Rosewood Hotel London
image © Rosewood Hotels & Resorts
The Chancery Rosewood Hotel, Mayfair
Rosewood Hotels and Resorts, in partnership with renowned real estate developer Qatari Diar, reveal the latest plans for the brand’s second London property, set to open in 2024 in the city’s distinguished Mayfair district. Balancing the rich history of the iconic building with contemporary comforts prioritized by today’s luxury traveler, the hotel will showcase architecture restoration by British architect Sir David Chipperfield of David Chipperfield Architects and interiors by French architect Joseph Dirand.

The Savoy – restoration
Design: Pierre-Yves Rochon
Savoy Hotel London
photo from The Savoy
The Savoy

18 Feb 2021
The Gate Aparthotel, Aldgate
Design: Stockwool
The Gate Aparthotel Aldgate The Gate Aparthotel Aldgate
image Courtesy architecture office
The Gate Aparthotel, Aldgate
A new Aparthotel in Aldgate creates a landmark scheme for Reef Group on the city fringe, providing a new accommodation offer for the area. This new project by Stockwool has redeveloped the former run down commercial units to provide a 189-bed, 21-storey Aparthotel.

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London Hotel Buildings 2020

16 Dec 2020
60 Aldgate, Minories, City of London, EC3
Design: ACME, Architects
60 Aldgate, Minories London Masterplan
image courtesy of architects practice
60 Aldgate, Minories
The City of London’s Planning & Transportation Committee approved the next phase of 4C Hotels’ Minories Masterplan, which is delivering major regeneration, economic growth, and attractive new architecture to the Minories and Aldgate area. The Minories Masterplan is a mixed-use scheme with a refurbished hotel, a new office building and a residential building.

29 Sep 2020
Mowbray Court Hotel, Earls Court, West London
Design: Stamos Yeoh Architects
Mowbray Court Hotel Earls Court
photo © Andy Scott
Mowbray Court Hotel, Earls Court
The Mowbray Court Hotel comprises three interconnecting and adjoining Victorian town houses within Earls Court Conservation Area in London, with a fourth separate annex accommodating 138 bedrooms in total.

3 Aug 2020
Premier Inn New Marlborough Yard, Waterloo, South London
Design: Dexter Moren Associates
Premier Inn New Marlborough Yard, Southwark
image courtesy of Dexter Moren Associates, architects
Premier Inn New Marlborough Yard, Southwark Hotel
A new 274 key Premier Inn has been completed in the heart of Waterloo, in the vibrant London Borough of Southwark. Working on behalf of client Frogmore, DMA’s design for the 9141m2 new build development includes a ground floor restaurant, fronting onto an inviting public courtyard and pocket park.

22 April 2020
Norfolk Plaza Hotel, Paddington, Borough of Westminster, Northwest London
Design: Dexter Moren Associates, Architects
Norfolk Plaza Hotel in Paddington, London
image © Dexter Moren Associates
Norfolk Plaza Hotel Building
Hospitality design expert, Dexter Moren Associates (DMA) has won planning permission to convert the Grade II Listed Norfolk Plaza Hotel in Paddington into an 87 key 4-star hotel, with a flexible multifunctional lounge concept.

1 Feb 2020
Terrasse Penthouse
Design: Studio Fils
Terrasse Penthouse Hotel London
image Courtesy architecture office
Terrasse Penthouse Hotel in London
A new apart-hotel concept for those looking for a more design led, urban yet characterful escape in the heart of the city.

24 Jan 2020
Pavilion Road Hotel, Knightsbridge, West End
Design: PRP + Hamiltons Architects
Pavilion Road Hotel Knightsbridge London
image Courtesy architecture office
Pavilion Road Hotel in Knightsbridge
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has granted planning permission for a 120-bedroom hotel on Pavilion Road in Knightsbridge, London, which will be designed by PRP + Hamiltons Architects on behalf of Beaumont Properties.

8 Jan 2020
Balham High Road Hotel, South London
Design: Bogle Architects
Balham High Road Hotel South London building
image Courtesy architecture office
Balham High Road Hotel Building
Planning consent gained for a new hotel on Balham High Road. The project is located on the site of a former Post Office. The accommodation provides a 90-key budget hotel for international travellers.

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UK Capital Accommodation Designs 2006 – 2019

17 Apr 2019
Nomad Hotel, Covent Garden
Design: Roman and Williams
NoMad London Hotel in Covent Garden
photo © Emsie Jonker
NoMad London Hotel in Covent Garden
New York-based Sydell Group, in partnership with investment firm BTC, has announced plans to open a London outpost of Sydell Group’s award-winning NoMad hotel in Covent Garden.

5 Sep 2018
Shoreditch Hotel, East London
Design: AQSO arquitectos office
Shoreditch Hotel
image Courtesy architecture office
Shoreditch Hotel Building
This mixed-used building proposal – including hotel, cinema and retail – becomes a prow that enhances the angle of the junction responding to the urban views, but steps back at ground level.

London Hotel Building Designs

Archive up to and including 2017

27 Aug 2017
Lanesborough Hotel & Spa, Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, Southwest London
Architecture: Filer & Cox ; Interiors: 1508
Lanesborough Hotel & Spa, London Club
image from architects
Lanesborough Hotel & Spa
TowerEight, the leading independent project and cost management consultancy, has completed work as project manager on the Lanesborough Club & Spa – London’s new and exclusive lifestyle club. Spread over 18,000 sq ft (1,672 sq. m), this world class Members Club offers an “integrated approach to wellbeing” that has been developed by leaders in their respective fields.

8 Apr 2013
Clerkenwell apart’hotel
Design: BuckleyGrayYeoman Architects
Clerkenwell Hotel London
photo © Hufton+Crow
Clerkenwell Hotel
Completion of the £8m transformation of a prominent industrial building on Rosebery Avenue, creating a new luxury apart’hotel in an area that has become London’s focal point for creative industries. For client Supercity Group, a leading specialist apart’hotel company, BuckleyGrayYeoman has sensitively renovated the four-storey existing building in the late 19th century conservation area and added two new floors through a rooftop extension.

6 Sep 2012
Taj Crowne Plaza London St James, 51 Buckingham Gate
Design: Broadway Malyan
Taj Crowne Plaza London
image from architects
Taj Crowne Plaza London St James
The high-profile redevelopment of the ground floor lobby at Taj Crowne Plaza London – St James, designed by global architecture, urbanism and design practice Broadway Malyan, has completed.

25 Jun 2012
Park Plaza Hotel London
Design: ESA – part of Capita Symonds
Park Plaza Hotel London
image from architects
Park Plaza Hotel
Planning permission has been granted for a new £15m Park Plaza Hotel on Western Avenue in London. ESA – part of Capita Symonds – is designing the 160 room hotel, which will occupy a prominent gateway site opposite Park Royal tube station, on behalf of the PPHE Hotel Group.

20 Jun 2012
45 Park Lane Hotel
Design: The Office of Thierry W. Despont / Paul Davis + Partners
45 Park Lane Hotel
photo : Adam Parker
45 Park Lane Hotel
The Dorchester Collection’s 45 Park Lane hotel in Mayfair has opened following the conversion and extension of the former Playboy Club, designed by New York practice The Office of Thierry W. Despont, working with London architects Paul Davis + Partners. The designer and architect have transformed the building exterior.

22 Mar 2012
Queen Hithe Hotel
Design: Bennetts Associates
Queen Hithe Hotel London
image © Miller Hare
Queen Hithe Hotel
Plans for Bennetts Associates Architects’ new 5-star Queen Hithe Hotel were approved by the City of London this week. The project for Resolution Properties will redevelop a historic, riverside site southeast of St Paul’s Cathedral, replacing a disparate group of buildings with a new, elegant piece of architecture.

14 Jun 2011
London Syon Park Waldorf Astoria Hotel
Design: Ettwein Bridges Architects
London Syon Park Waldorf Astoria Hotel
photograph from Ettwein Bridges Architects
London Syon Park Waldorf Astoria Hotel

Recent London Hotel Projects

Key London Hotel Designs, chronological:

Apex Temple Court
Design: Ian Springford Architects
Apex Temple Court
image from architect
Apex Temple Court

Tower of London Hotel, Pepys Street
Design: Bennetts Associates
Tower of London Hotel
photo : Edmund Sumner
Tower of London Hotel

Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
Design: rare architecture
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
image : rare architecture
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments

Carlisle Street Hotel, Soho
Design: ADAM Architecture
base2stay Soho
image : ADAM Architecture
Carlisle Street Hotel

South Place Hotel, off Liverpool Street
Design: Allies and Morrison
South Place Hotel
picture from architect
London Designer Hotel

art’otel london hoxton
Design: Squire and Partners
art'otel london
picture from architect
art’otel london hoxton

The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel, 200 Westminster Bridge Road
Design: BUJ Architects with Uri Blumenthal Architects & Town Planners
Lambeth Palace Road
photo © Nick Weall
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel : London’s largest hotel opening in a generation

Bath Road hotel, near Heathrow Airport
Design: Foster + Partners
Riva Hotel London
image : Foster + Partners
Heathrow Airport Hotel : five-star

London Hotels – Key Designs / Buildings

London Hotel Projects, alphabetical:

Design: C.W. Stephens
Claridge's Hotel
photo © Adrian Welch
Claridge’s Hotel London : Art Deco Building

City Inn Westminster
Design: Bennetts Associates
European Hotel Design Awards 2003 : Best New Hotel
Largest new-build hotel in London for 30years
460 rooms

Greenwich Hotel, southeast London
Eva Jiricna
Greenwich Hotel
picture from EJAL
Greenwich Hotel

Guoman Hotel, Heathrow
EPR Architects
Guoman Hotel Heathrow
picture from architect
Guoman Hotel Heathrow

Hilton International, Heathrow
EPR Architects
Heathrow T5 Hotel

Hilton Hotel Canary Wharf
EPR ; interior – Jestico + Whiles Architects
Jestico + Whiles hotel
image : Photographer James Morris
London Hotel interior

Hilton London Tower Bridge
Jestico + Whiles Architects
Hilton London Tower Bridge
photograph : James Morris
Hilton London Tower Bridge

Hilton Hotel, Terminal 4, Heathrow, southwest London
Manser Associates

Hilton on Park Lane, Mayfair
William B. Tabler Architects
Hilton on Park Lane
photo © Nick Weall
Hilton on Park Lane

Landmark Hotel, Marylebone
Landmark Hotel

The Lanesborough, Hyde Park Corner, London SW1
The Lanesborough The Lanesborough Hotel
photos © Adrian Welch

Leicester Square Hotel & Cinema Development
make architects
Leicester Square Hotel
image from FC
Leicester Square Hotel

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Hotel, Knightsbridge
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park
photograph © Adrian Welch
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Hotel

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Spa
Eric Parry Architects
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Spa
image from Eric Parry Architects re Edinburgh exhibition in 2004

Ritz Hotel, Piccadilly, St James
Ritz Hotel Ritz Hotel London

Riverbank Park Plaza Hotel
RHWL Architects
Riverbank Park Plaza Hotel
Riverbank Park Plaza photo by Hufton & Crow
London Hotel building

Riverfront Hotel
Will Alsop
Riverfront Hotel London
picture from architect
Riverfront Hotel London

St Martins Lane Hotel, Covent Garden, central London
Design: Philippe Starck
St Martins Lane Hotel St Martins Lane Hotel entry
photos © Adrian Welch
45 St. Martin’s Lane London, England WC2N 4HX
For Ian Schrager: redevelopment of part of Richard Seifert-designed office block
Tel. +44 (0) 20 7300 5500

Sanderson Hotel, north Soho, central London

Design: Philippe Starck
50 Berners Street London, England W1T 3NG
Tel. +44 (0) 20 7300 1400

Sheraton Park Tower, Knightsbridge
Sheraton Park Tower
photo © Nick Weall

Silken Hotel Aldwych (western corner with Strand)
Foster + Partners
Silken Hotel Aldwych
image : Foster + Partners
Silken Hotel Aldwych

Sofitel St James
Sofitel St James hotel London
photo received 090610
Sofitel St James hotel

London Hotels

Designs, alphabetical:

Chiswick Moran Hotel, 626 Chiswick High Road
Chiswick Moran Hotel
photo © Nick Weall

Novotel Euston Road
Novotel Euston Road Novotel London Euston Road Hotel
photos © Nick Weall

Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, West End
Owen Williams, Architect
Dorchester Hotel
photo © Nick Weall
Dorchester Hotel

Cumberland Hotel, Marble Arch
Cumberland Hotel London
photo © Adrian Welch

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