Following a bumper year for new openings in 2021, London is set to welcome a swathe of new properties this year, giving event profs plenty of fresh options to choose from.
First up, One Hundred Shoreditch, the second London property from Lore Group, will open its doors in February, featuring 258 stylish rooms, and a number of restaurants and bars including the Rooftop, offering panoramic views of East London.
One Hundred Shoreditch will also be home to five meetings and events spaces suitable for everything from private dining and receptions to meetings and weddings. The largest room, surrounded by floor to ceiling glass, offers views of the London city skyline.
Chateau Denmark is a new hotel in the West End of London that will be opening this spring. Located along Denmark Street, the hotel pays homage to the British music scene, and will offer 55 “session rooms and apartments”.
The West End will also welcome Broadwick Soho in June 2022. This vibrant, 57-bedroom, independent luxury hotel is created by a group of friends and the first London hotel designed by designer Martin Brudnizki, of The Wolseley and Annabel’s fame.
The boutique property will offer 57 bedrooms including one penthouse and nine suites with many rooms offering private balconies overlooking the streets, an authentic Italian restaurant, and a rooftop cocktail bar.
Raffles London at The OWO (main image) is slated to open in late 2022, marking the luxury brand’s debut in the UK. Located in the former Old War Office on Whitehall, the property will offer 120 rooms and suites, 85 branded residences, an extensive wellness space and 11 restaurants and bars, including a rooftop restaurant and bar with views across Whitehall, The Mall and on to Buckingham Palace.
The luxurious Peninsula brand is also expected to make its long-awaited UK debut this year. Celebrating the best of British culture, The Peninsula London is located at a prestigious address overlooking Hyde Park Corner and Wellington Arch at the heart of Belgravia. It will offer 190 rooms and suites, a grand entrance and colonnaded courtyard reception, and a grand ballroom to host spectacular events.
Due to open in winter 2022, The Hoxton, Shepherd’s Bush will be the fourth Hoxton in its hometown of London and marks the first time heading west for the East London-born brand.
Designed by Ennismore Design Studio, The Hoxton, Shepherd’s Bush will have 237 rooms of various sizes including an all new and most affordable ‘Hideout’ category; a central bar and open lobby with laidback and eclectic vintage seating; a retro pastel restaurant, terrace and courtyard; a retail space; and The Apartment meeting and events space.
Sustainable brand 1 Hotels is set to debut its first UK flagship, right in the heart of Mayfair and overlooking Green Park. With nine storeys and 184 modern, eco-conscious guest rooms, the 1 Hotel London is also set to feature a farm-to-table restaurant with seating amongst a garden, a bespoke fitness and wellness centre, and a communal lobby bar designed to ‘inspire gatherings and new friendships’.
And finally, Park Hyatt London River Thames at Nine Elms, is expected to open in 2022 and will be located within R&F UK’s Nine Elms development on the south bank of the river.
The Nine Elms area, which is directly opposite Westminster and close to the new US embassy, has undergone significant regeneration. The 203-room hotel will be a part of R&F UK’s new developments here, which all together comprise 18 buildings housing 2,300 apartments and over 120,000 sq ft of commercial space, shops and restaurants.