THE WESTBURY, A LUXURY COLLECTION HOTEL, London
The Westbury, A Luxury Collection Hotel, has completed an extensive renovation of its 225 bedrooms increasing its allocation of luxury suites to an impressive 64. Located in fashionable Mayfair and retaining its title as Bond Street’s only hotel, the exquisite re-design led by Alex Kravetz Designs showcases a timeless sophistication, defined by the geometric facade and stylish furnishings, creating a delectable and contemporary environment.
Following a full refurbishment of all guest bedrooms, corridors and lift lobbies, the 5-star property, which opened in 1955 and debuted under the Luxury Collection in April 2017, now offers a heightened sense of luxury, inspired by the purity of eastern culture and translated through its art deco design. Elegant dark wood and rich Italian marble feature throughout which juxtapose against accents of purple and grey, while custom-made furniture creates a cosy but chic residential feel in a city setting. The signature Luxury Collection bed can be found in each room complete with Asprey toiletries, work desk, Wi-Fi and Handy smartphones, which allow guests to make unlimited local and international calls for free.
Added to the hotel’s inventory are 44 new suites, including The Westbury’s sumptuous Berkeley & Hanover Terrace Suites, offering some of the finest accommodation in London. Both offering large outdoor terraces overlooking London’s most exclusive shopping district complete with 80sqm of inside space, the roomy residences are perfect for both entertaining or watching the world go by.
In addition to the introduction of the new suites, the hotel’s renowned Presidential Suite has also been refreshed. With magnificent views over the rooftops of Conduit and Bond Street from the private terrace, the 115sqm St. George’s Penthouse Suite features a master bedroom with accompanying dressing room and a luxurious marble bathroom. A plush private dining and lounge area surrounded by floor to ceiling windows completes the offering, flooding the suite with natural light.
A stone’s throw away from London’s iconic cultural treasures, shopping and theatres, guests can enjoy a unique culinary experience at Alyn Williams at The Westbury, the hotel’s Michelin-starred restaurant. Along with Four AA Rosette Awards, a top 15 ranking in the UK’s 100 Best Restaurants and a National Chef of the Year crown, the hotel’s fine dining eatery, which opened in 2011, sources only the best seasonal ingredients. The restaurant also features two exclusive private dining rooms including the Wine Salon where guests can dine surrounded by 600 of the world’s finest wines including a 1937 bottle of Château Climens, 1er Cru, Barsac and a 1996 methuselah of Dom Pérignon, Rosé Gold, Brut
Under the same roof is the delicious Japanese cuisine of the intimate Tsukiji Sushi Restaurant where Head Chef Show Choong reinvents traditional dishes using flavoursome organic ingredients. The multi-award winning Polo Bar sits opposite with its lavish interior showcasing Swarovski crystal fittings and bespoke Fendi detailing and offers its sophisticated clientele a refined menu of bites, wines, cocktails and champagne.
Across the lobby, beside stylish sculptures by Italian artist Giacinto Bosco, hotel guests will find the renowned Luxury Collection Concierge. Senior members of Les Clefs d’Or, the team aim to help guests transcend the ordinary with expert local knowledge that will unlock the city and make every travel experience effortless. The property also features two large meeting rooms with a maximum capacity of 120, a state of the art fitness centre and a tailored butler service to ensure a personal and memorable experience.