Posted in Future, News on 11 November, 2022

London’s newest hotel will open 12th December 2022, with the highly anticipated launch in February 2023.

art’otel London Battersea Power Station, the capital’s hottest new hotel opening, has announced that it will officially launch on 21st February 2023, with doors open from 12th December 2022 for first stays. The first UK opening for the art’otel brand, the launch is set to bring a bold new energy to the ground-breaking Battersea Power Station neighbourhood, offering a one-of-a-kind hotel experience that fuses art, design and hospitality with never-before-seen views.

art’otel London Battersea Power Station, UK, Credit: Ben Broomfield

Showcased in the hotel name itself, guests can expect a premium art-inspired experience like no other, coupled with 360-degree views of London. art’otel’s rooftop bar with it heated infinity pool and hot tub is the crowning glory, offering jaw-dropping views of the Power Station and beyond from the 16th floor. The ultimate spot to watch the sunrise over the city, soak up the rays or sip on a cocktail as the sun goes down, art’otel’s rooftop is set to become the hottest place to be in the capital.

From 12th December, there will be a soft opening of the hotel when guests will be able stay as well as sample the delights at the TOZI Grand Cafe, followed by the official launch of the hotel, spa and skyline restaurant JOIA by Michelin starred chef Henrique Sá Pessoa on 21st February 2023.

JOIA is headed up by Michelin-starred Portuguese chef Henrique Sá Pessoa, with the restaurant showcasing Henrique’s vibrant, unique, and fresh take on traditional plates using the best of British and Iberian produce. It will also offer an unforgettable cocktail menu for guests to enjoy whilst soaking up views of the Power Station and London’s skyline from 14 floors up. Meanwhile, TOZI Grand Cafe will invite guests to discover menus of Venetian cicchetti, antipasti afternoon teas and delicious brunches.

The 164-bedroom hotel is located within Battersea Roof Gardens, a new building designed by Foster + Partners, that forms a key part of the new Electric Boulevard: a collection of buildings comprising homes, offices and a new pedestrianised high street which sits to the south of the iconic Power Station. Interiors have been designed by art’otel’s award-winning Signature Artist Jaime Hayon, whose bold, colourful and playful aesthetic style is alive in every corner. The hotel’s artistic concept features original art displayed from Hayon, with interiors inspired by the Power Station’s history and heritage, as well as its future at the centre of a new cultural district and neighbourhood for London.

Hotel guests will be able to customise their stay with the WONDERPASS app, enabling them to digitally check in and out, make spa, pool, and restaurant bookings, plus access in-room dining and a 24/7 live chat.

art’otel London Battersea Power Station will be joined by art’otel London Hoxton in early 2024, marking the beginning of an exciting new era for hotels in the UK.  

About art’otel

●     PPHE Hotel Group, an international hospitality and real estate company with already a strong London presence through its Park Plaza properties, wholly owns the art’otel® brand.

●     art’otel, powered by Radisson Hotels, is a contemporary collection of premium lifestyle hotels, each inspired by a Signature Artist, forming a cultural, gastronomic and social hub in the most creative areas of the most interesting cities, filled with warm, welcoming, helpful team members and discerning, cosmopolitan guests, buzzing with life all year round, in buildings as striking and individual as the stunning art they host.

●     art’otel London Battersea Power Station will be the UK’s first art’otel, with art’otel London Hoxton following in 2024.

●     art’otel’s entire concept focuses on original art displayed from Signature Artists and at art’otel London Battersea Power Station  Jaime Hayon, who is also the hotels interior designer, has been selected bringing a bold, colourful and playful aesthetic to the hotel’s guest rooms and public areas.

●     art’otels can be found in Amsterdam, Berlin, Budapest, Cologne and soon in Hoxton London, Rome and Zagreb.

About PPHE Hotel Group

PPHE Hotel Group is an international hospitality real estate company, with a £1.8 billion portfolio, valued as at December 2021 by Savills and Zagreb nekretnine Ltd (ZANE), of primarily prime freehold and long leasehold assets in Europe.

Through its subsidiaries, jointly controlled entities and associates it owns, co-owns, develops, leases, operates and franchises hospitality real estate. Its portfolio includes full-service upscale, upper upscale and lifestyle hotels in major gateway cities and regional centres, as well as hotel, resort and campsite properties in select resort destinations. The Group’s strategy is to grow its portfolio of core upper upscale city centre hotels, leisure and outdoor hospitality and hospitality management platform.

PPHE Hotel Group benefits from having an exclusive and perpetual licence from the Radisson Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest hotel groups, to develop and operate Park Plaza® branded hotels and resorts in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

In addition, PPHE Hotel Group wholly owns, and operates under, the art’otel® brand and its Croatian subsidiary owns, and operates under, the Arena Hotels & Apartments® and Arena Campsites® brands.  PPHE Hotel Group is a Guernsey registered company with shares listed on the London Stock Exchange. PPHE Hotel Group also holds a controlling ownership interest in Arena Hospitality Group, whose shares are listed on the Prime market of the Zagreb Stock Exchange.

About Battersea Power Station

Battersea Power Station is one of central London’s largest, most visionary and eagerly anticipated new riverside neighbourhoods. The regeneration project is delivering a vibrant, mixed-use destination offering a community of homes, shops, restaurants, offices, culture and leisure venues, as well as 19 acres of public space, all serviced by an extension to the London Underground Northern Line.

The Grade II* listed Power Station and Electric Boulevard, a new high street for London, opened to the public on Friday 14th October, with the first tranche of shops, bars, restaurants and leisure venues welcoming visitors. Further retailers will open through 2022 and 2023. Battersea Power Station is also home to events venues, new office space and 254 new residential apartments. The first residents moved into the Power Station in 2021.

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