Thu, June 30, 2016
1st July 2016 – The Langham, London is pleased to announce the next phase of its evolution with the addition of several new Suites and Residences slated to launch in time for summer 2016. The new rooms, located in the main building facing Portland Place, with views of the iconic BBC and All Souls Church buildings, will further elevate the hotel’s position in the luxury hotel market.
The project, spearheaded by designers Richmond International - the team behind the additions of the exclusive Regent Wing, Langham Club Lounge and London’s most expensive six-bedroom Sterling Suite during the hotel’s 150th anniversary year in 2015 – will see the addition of 115 new guestrooms, including 25 Suites. One third of the overall hotel inventory will be reconfigured to provide a more refined and residential style with the creation of new suites and five Residences fitted with designer kitchens and Miele appliances.
As commented by Managing Director, Bob van den Oord: ‘The Langham, London has been adapting its luxury offering in recent years to cater to a more esteemed and discerning clientele. These guests are looking for a more personalised stay, with bespoke service, and this refined accommodation component, together with our Butler service and Private Kitchen menu in partnership with Chez Roux, will ensure that these needs are met’.
Key design features will include panelling providing a historical sense of proportion, painted in soft natural shades to create a neutral back-drop, and an elegant and subtle colour scheme throughout. Additional elements will include lighting by leading designers Chelsom, key furniture pieces by Stella Works and soft furnishings by Bowden Tollit & Associates. Rooms will also feature selected artwork reflecting an eclectic mix by international artists.
All Suites and Residences will be attended by an extensive team of Butlers assisting with guests’ personal requests, from unpacking suitcases and colour-coding clothes in wardrobes, to personalising pillows and room temperature, and organising bespoke itineraries. Foodstuff from Selfridges Foodhall will be stocked for long stay guests.
NOTES TO EDITORS
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 four consecutive years. In partnership with culinary icons father and son Albert and Michel Roux Jr, Roux at the Landau restaurant offers 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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