Ones to Watch - New London Hotels for 2016

10 November 2015

Now that 2015 is coming to a close, it’s that exciting time again when we look to the new year and what 2016 has to offer. When it comes to new hotel openers in the Capital, you will not be disappointed! From refurbs of historical buildings to luxurious new builds, 2016 has a lot to offer in the way of hot new hotels! 

Nobu Hotel, Shoreditch London Background

This new hotel from master sushi chef, Nobu Matsuhisa, will be the chef’s first European hotel, following the 2013 opening of his first ever hotel in Caesars Palace, Las Vegas in 2013. What Does the Hotel Offer? With 156 bedrooms, a landscaped garden and unsurprisingly a statement five metre high basement restaurant, this new Nobu property offers a spectacular design hotel that is quite simply stunning. Opening The first quarter of 2016  

Great Scotland Yard Hotel Background

Built from the bones of the original headquarters, this new luxury hotel will become one of the Capital’s most expensive hotels. With its historic address famed as the site of the Jack the Ripper investigations, there’s no doubt if the walls could talk, they’d have a lot to say! What Does the Hotel Offer? The hotel will house 236 bedrooms (the most expensive of which will be priced at £10,000 per night!), a restaurant, bar and function facilities. Sympathetic to the hotel’s rich history, developers are keen to carry out a sensitive conversion, replacing the 1980s additions while adding new attic storeys and maintaining the principle elements of the original building. Opening 2016/17  

Belmond Cadogan Background

Built in 1887 and the location of Oscar Wilde’s infamous arrest, the Belmond Cadogan is being renovated with the needs of today’s luxury traveller in mind. What Does the Hotel Offer? A boutique property, the Belmond Cadogan will house 54 rooms and suites and a gourmet restaurant offering views of Cadogan Place Gardens. Interior design is by the London office of GA Design International, the firm behind some of the most exclusive hotels and restaurants around the world, including the Corinthia in London. Opening Summer 2016  

Admiralty Arch Hotel Background

Admiralty Arch, the ceremonial archway, built in memorial to Queen Victoria in 1911, will be turned into a five star hotel, to be designed by fashion house Armani. With not only Armani involved, the hotel’s owner, Rafael Serrano, is also the man behind the Bulgari Hotel in Knightsbridge. What Does the Hotel Offer? The hotel will come with 100 bedrooms, a ballroom, spa and fine dining restaurant. It’s not only the design and style of this hotel that will be first class but the hotel’s location really puts guests in the heart of the City, offering a wonderful view of the annual ceremonial parades. Opening 2016  

Ten Trinity Square Background

Originally the headquarters of the Port of London Authority and opened in 1922 to a design by well-known architect Sir Edwin Cooper, Ten Trinity Square is one of the most iconic buildings in the City of London. What Does the Hotel Offer? Ten Trinity Square will be the third Four Season’s hotel in London and will offer 100 guest rooms and suites, restaurants, bars, meeting spaces and a spa. The project also includes 41 luxury residences on floors three to seven and The Club centred on the original second-floor boardrooms and offices. The hotel’s private club will also include a wine store and the Chateau Latour Room, a nod to the unique relationship between Ten Trinity Square and the Medoc winemaker. The hotel occupies a prominent location overlooking the Tower Of London and with views of the River Thames, the development of the hotel is one of the most exciting building projects in the City. Opening Mid 2016  

So there we have our rundown of the ones to watch in 2016, which one takes your fancy? Let us know your thoughts below.