Following an £80-million renovation, the Royal Lancaster London has a new look. The hotel, which overlooks Hyde Park, was completely transformed both internally and externally.
With the opening of its new entrance, the mid-century property will reinstate its original name, “Royal Lancaster London.” The concept and design was created by London-based Studio Proof.
The entire frontage of the hotel was remodeled, and the exterior architecture now has an eight-meter high-glazed façade revealing a double-height reception space. The showpiece of the lobby is a staircase made of 3,229 square feet of white Carrara marble that wraps around to the first floor. The Hyde Lobby Bar is also part of the space.
The redesign of the 18-story hotel includes the refurbishment of all 411 guestrooms and suites. Every guestroom has view across London.
Room categories start with the Classic Double Room at 215 square feet. All of the guestrooms have Handy phones, plug sockets, bath robes, slippers, The White Company toiletries, waterfall showers and under-floor heating in the bathrooms.
The first stage of the refurbishment started in 2015 with the redesign of Nipa Thai, the hotel’s restaurant. Royal Lancaster London will be finalized in May 2018 following a soft re-design of The Lounge Bar and The Park Room on the first floor.
Royal Lancaster London is one of the largest banqueting venues in Europe, with a capacity of 3,000 guests across its 16 refurbished meetings and events spaces, including the Nine Kings and Westbourne Suites holding 2,400 guests collectively for a seated dinner.