Mon, June 1, 2015
As part of the final phase of renovations scheduled in time for its 150th anniversary in June, The Langham, London is delighted to announce the launch of two new deluxe products; The Sterling Suite and The Langham Club, combining classic sophistication with modern sensibility.
The Sterling Suite
As a follow up to the 236 square meter Infinity Suite, The Langham, London has created The Sterling Suite, inspired by the sterling heritage of English pageantry and precious materials. Designed by leading hospitality designers Richmond, the suite is London’s largest and most coveted suite at 450 square metres and a maximum possible configuration of six bedrooms.
The Sterling Suite will allow private lift access from Portland Place into Langham House and additional access from the main hotel building via the second floor. Guests seeking complete privacy will have the opportunity to secure the access to The Sterling Suite via Langham House from the main hotel building. On arrival from the lift entry of Langham House, guests will reach a secluded Lobby area leading to two main bedrooms with en suite bathrooms, standalone bath tubs and dressing areas.
The heart of the suite will comprise of the luxurious Drawing Room with a unique dual-tone piano, a bespoke fireplace and a Butler’s bar offering the ideal home away from home setting. Sliding doors will link the Salon to a Dining Area for private dining experiences and a separate Home Theatre lounge for entertainment purposes. The pièce de resistance Master Bedroom with a Master Salon living area, Master Bathroom and expansive Dressing Room will feature hand-painted chinoiserie on silver leaf panels and verre eglomise glass with gilded age details.
All furniture within the suite is custom made with gold and silver leaf hand-painted finishes, exquisite marble and antique mirror work. Hand blown Murano glass light fixtures by Barovier & Toso and Baroncelli will feature in addition to more than sixty fabrics and textiles from luxurious suppliers including Rubelli and Dedar trimmings, Pierre Frey furnishings and Townsend leathers.
There are also three additional Deluxe Rooms and ante room adjoining to the three Master Bedrooms and main living areas, providing an expansive proposition for family stays.
A personal 24-hour butler service will discretely anticipate every aspect of the guests stay while the Butler’s Pantry kitchen will serve all six main bedrooms and living areas.
The Sterling Suite will provide the new hallmark for refined living and add to The Langham, London’s expanding suite proposition that includes the aforementioned Infinity Suite, the newly launched Wedgwood Suite, The Regent Suite and collection of Grand Club Junior Suites, Studio Suites, Classic Suites, Langham Suites and Langham apartments.
The Langham Club
Inspired by the private clubs of the Victorian era, The Langham Club is set to redefine the Club concept with the ultimate in exclusivity, modern conveniences and attentive service. Offering a private sanctuary, The Langham Club features several distinct propositions to anticipate all guest’s needs from the point of arrival until departure.
Located above The Sterling Suite and spread across two floors, The Langham Club will operate between 6.30am until 11pm and provides butler and specialist Concierge services in addition to private showers and changing facilities available for guests requiring early arrival and late departure. Complimentary services will include premium broadband internet access, the pressing of three items of clothing upon check-in and up to two hours use of the Club’s Loft events space per stay.
Designed by Richmond, The Club will offer an exclusive Butler Service headed up by Director of In-Room Dining and Butler Services, Fadi Samhoun. Located in Langham House part of the building, with a distinct residential feel of exclusivity, guests will be provided with private check-in and arrival/departure services.
The Foyer on the third floor will be the first point of contact for guests undertaking The Langham Club ‘journey’ with a fully appointed butler service and bespoke check-in on arrival followed by The Butler’s Pantry serving a sophisticated and well-appointed display of culinary offerings from all of The Langham, London’s outlets including fine dining Roux at The Landau restaurant, award-winning Langham Afternoon Tea by Cherish Finden of Palm Court and cocktails from ‘The World’s Best Bar’, Artesian.
For those seeking respite, The Langham Lounge room offers a relaxing area at the back of The Langham Club providing the ideal environment to enjoy all the premium facilities whilst there is a separate seating area with a fireplace feature. The Langham Club serves up to 72 guests.
The Writer’s Corner will provide a working environment inspired by The Langham London’s literary past, with an extensive and specially curated library allowing guests to indulge in works of esteemed authors and historic works whilst The Loft space will offer a fully equipped events space, with screening room, and a separate boardroom area.
Guests can enjoy the exclusive Club access by purchasing a Club room or by paying a supplement of £90 per person when staying in a Grand room. Rates for Club Rooms start from £450 per room per night.
ARTWORK – THE STERLING SUITE & THE LANGHAM CLUB LOUNGE
Continuing the theme of English heritage pieces, The Sterling Suite and Langham Club will feature artwork from esteemed British artists and photographers including Tim Walker, British fashion photographer for Vogue, international acclaimed collagist Peter Clark, painter Charming Baker and Norman Parkinson, fashion photographer for Harper’s Bazaar during the 1940s and winner of the Royal Photographic Society’s prestigious ‘Progress Medal’.
NOTES TO EDITORS
The Langham, London
Celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2015, The Langham, London was opened in 1865 by HRH The Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) as Europe’s first ‘Grand Hotel’. From the outset it boasted an unrivalled location at the top of Regent Street and this is still true today with an enviable address in the heart of the West End. After an extensive transformation, The Langham has exquisitely appointed guestrooms and suites, classically styled and evoking a warm residential feel with renowned service that bears the hallmarks of the hotel’s rich heritage that spans three centuries.
Palm Court is famed as the birthplace of the afternoon tea tradition, an indulgent ritual that continues today. Artesian is a glamorous bar designed by the acclaimed late David Collins and is a social hub for chic Londoners conjuring up classic and innovative cocktails, receiving the coveted accolade of ‘World’s Best Bar’ for two consecutive years. In partnership with culinary icons father and son Albert and Michel Roux Jr, Roux at the Landau restaurant sees Roux protégé Chef Chris King create classically-constructed dishes using the finest seasonal ingredients with a contemporary style of presentation. Chuan Spa is a pampering haven and is London’s first luxury hotel spa to incorporate the ancient principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine into its signature treatments and ambience.
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