The Peninsula London Debuts In Belgravia’s Heart
The esteemed hospitality brand, The Peninsula, renowned for its collection of exquisitely lavish properties that have captivated sophisticated travellers for almost a century, is delighted to share the exciting news of the grand opening of their highly anticipated addition, The Peninsula London.
The Peninsula London is located at one of the city’s grandest junctures, where Hyde Park Corner meets Wellington Arch and embodies the finest British craftsmanship. With architecture conceived to gracefully harmonise with the heritage buildings of Belgravia. The remarkable ambiance of The Peninsula London is further exemplified by its sleek, spacious aesthetic, which fills the exquisitely crafted interiors, meticulously fashioned by Peter Marino, with an abundance of natural light.
The hotel, along with 25 opulent luxury residences, centres around an expansive, off-street courtyard, landscaped in the style of a classic English garden with cascading ivy, wisteria vines, and 120-year-old Japanese maples allowing for a graceful and easy off-street arrival along with valet parking and underground garage. Many of the city’s most iconic attractions, including Buckingham Palace, The Royal Parks, The Palace of Westminster, Harrods and the boutiques of Bond Street are less than a 15-minute-walk away, though you can also opt for transport in one of the hotel’s luxury chauffeured cars.
The Peninsula London’s 190, under statedly luxurious guest rooms and suites feature bespoke furnishings, textiles, and artworks that evoke the feel of chic private residences. All include mahogany-panelled dressing rooms, exquisite bathrooms of honey onyx, and customised fittings crafted by renowned British artisans; many have floor-to ceiling-windows with unparalleled views over Wellington Arch and historic Belgravia.
“We are delighted to launch The Peninsula London, which is the culmination of decades of looking for the most exceptional location in London. We believe that the investment we have made into this project, the dedication of our people and the project teams we have worked with, and the quality and the attention to detail that we have strived for, will make this a unique hotel that we believe will stand out not only in London but globally, and will be one of the most important hotels in our group for generations to come,” said Clement Kwok, Managing Director and CEO of The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited, owner and operator of The Peninsula.
The hotel’s signature rooftop restaurant, Brooklands, offers Modern British cuisine from Michelin-starred Chef Director Claude Bosi, as well as top-flight libations, a tasting lounge and cigar storage helmed by Manu Harit, certified “Master of Havana Cigars,” in a collection of spaces inspired by classic British aviation and motorsport. At Canton Blue and its adjacent bar, Little Blue, innovative Chinese cuisine, cocktails, teas, and exotic décor celebrate the spice-trade union of Asian and British cultures. And at The Lobby, traditional Peninsula Afternoon Tea and globally inspired fare are served beneath soaring ceilings, and often accompanied by live music. A more casual offering, including fresh-made salads, sandwiches, and sweets, is available throughout the day at The Peninsula Boutique and Café.
Later this year at The Peninsula London, a diverse array of relaxation and wellbeing choices will be available, including an extensive menu of mind-body therapies at the hotel’s Spa and Wellness Centre, exercise classes and workshops offered at the fully equipped modern fitness centre, and swimming in a dramatically lit 25-m indoor swimming pool. A dedicated digital Wellness Portal also provides guests with in-room, round-the-clock access to wellness programming.
The hotel’s ground-floor retail arcade boasts nine luxury boutiques such as Asprey London, DMR – David M Robinson Jewellery and Watches, Mouawad, Moussaieff Diamond and a floral shop. Also, The Peninsula London will be home to Topaz Detailing, one of the world’s most exclusive detailing and paint protection film specialist for supercars, offering their first location in Central London.
The Peninsula London’s superbly curated and quintessentially British aesthetic is the result of exclusive collaborations with some of the country’s most acclaimed artists and creators. The design elements and amenities custom-crafted by these creative partners – including fashion designer Jenny Packham, perfumier Timothy Han, and more than 40 artists from The Royal Drawing School, grace all the hotel’s public spaces, as well as its rooms and suites.
The Peninsula London, is now accepting reservations for stays from 12 September 2023. For a limited time, visitors who reserve one of The Peninsula London’s lavishly appointed rooms or suites can also enjoy special privileges, including an exclusive opening offer of £1300 including daily breakfast for two; Peninsula Time, offering flexible check-in and check-out times, use of a House car; and complimentary airport pick-up for all suite reservations.
Book Your Stay: Peninsula.com