Corinthia Hotel London is a luxurious 21 Century Grand Hotel located in the heart of the London capital right on the River Thames. In a walking distance from such landmarks as Trafalgar Square, Westminster Abbey and The Houses of Parliament, The Royal Opera House and The London Eye to name but a few. The building itself has a long and exciting history dating back to the Victorian era. In the 20s it was home to the majestic Hotel Metropole, a grand venue for lavish dinner parties and balls, and in the period of WW1 and WW2 acted as the Ministry of Defence where Winston Churchill presided those days.
Ascending an elegant staircase, guests enter The Lobby Lounge with a soaring glass seven-metre high vaulted dome illimunating a stunning Baccarat Full Moon chandelier. The latter is composed of 1001 crystal balls with a red heart inside symbolizing the Corinthia’s heart. Featuring 294 rooms, including 36 suites and 7 spectacular penthouses, the hotel boasts the largest room sizes in London and offers sweeping views across London’s most popular landmarks. Corinthia London is proud to host one the most spacious and luxurious penthouses in the British capital – The Royal Penthouse (465 sq.m).
To continue the list of outstanding features Corinthia Hotel London has the largest hotel-based spa center – ESPA Life spread over the four floors (3300 sq.m). ESPA Life is a new generation aesthetic complex including 17 treatment rooms, thermal floor, VIP treatment room and state-of-the art gym. Aside from the spa ladies and gentlemen are offered the beauty services of Daniel Galvin’s Hair Studio opened by the legendary Hollywood colourist and stylist Daniel Galvin. The salon is complete with a Movie Makeover Room created in collaboration with Oscar-winning make-up artist Lois Burwell and providing high profile guests with complete discretion and an uber luxurious space to be pampered and preened.
The gatronomic aspect is no less impressive. The Northall restaurant serves an authentic Britishcuisine under the guidance of Michelin-starred chef Garry Hollihead while Massimo Restarant & Oyster Bar epitomizes the Italian style and focuses on fish and seafood specialities with a Mediterranean touch. The musically inspired Bassoon Bar with a 9-metre pianoforte serving as the bar stand is one of the most fashionable addresses in the city while The Lounge Lobby is an ideal place for a traditional Afternoon Tea Ceremony with a diverse choice of bespoke teas and desserts.
Corinthia London has the first ever Harrods shop inside a hotel, which is stocked with an enticing array of Harrods products, including choccolate truffles, traditional shortbread biscuits, world-renowned teas as well as bath and body products, luxury men’s accessories and a collection of English China. Another important collaboration to be proud of is Moyses Stevens flower boutique. With an unrivalled reputation for top quality exquisite flowers and plants Moyses Stevens is proud to hold the Royal Warrant for His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales.
Corinthia London has established its name amongst a number of international celebrities. The hotel itself keeps the information in privacy but their names regularly appear on the pages of the magazines – Beyonce, Rhianna, Cameron Diaz, John Travolta, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pit, Scissors Sisters, Lana del Rei to name but a few. In 2012 Prince Charles himself visited the Hotel and Alfred Pisani, the founder of Corinthia Hotels’ collection, gave him a personal tour around. www.corinthia.com/London