Hyatt Regency London Blackfriars Opens

The hotel in London is the ninth Hyatt opening in the city, signaling Hyatt’s expanding brand footprint in the United Kingdom.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today the opening of Hyatt Regency London Blackfriars. Marking a key milestone in Hyatt’s strategic brand growth in the U.K. capital, the 205-room hotel is the 14th property in the country to participate in the World of Hyatt loyalty program, demonstrating Hyatt’s vision for the United Kingdom as a priority growth market within its diverse and evolving brand portfolio. In the last five years, Hyatt has increased its presence in the UK from 5 to 13 properties, with 6 of those based in London.
Housed in a historical building on the former grounds of King Henry VIII’s Bridewell Palace, Hyatt Regency London Blackfriars claims a prime spot in the City of London business and leisure district, home to global corporations, influential businesses, and law firms. Guests will be able to stay connected to all that the capital has to offer, with Blackfriars Underground and Rail stations, minutes away. Many of London’s most popular attractions, including St Paul’s Cathedral, Tate Modern and Shakespeare’s Globe are within walking distance from the hotel’s doors.

In line with the Hyatt Regency brand ethos, the hotel has been intuitively designed for productivity and peace of mind, with an environment for guests to work, engage or relax. Sophisticated guestrooms and suites boast contemporary finishes, high-end amenities, and dedicated workspaces. Three dynamic and diverse food and beverage concepts are poised to become new local culinary destinations, whilst a trio of optimized meeting spaces are on offer to host a wide range of dedicated meeting & events space in the hotel’s desirable central London location. Guests also benefit from access to a 24/7 state-of-the-art fitness center.

“We are delighted to welcome guests to Hyatt Regency London Blackfriars and take our place alongside our neighboring landmarks, businesses and cultural hotspots,” said Laurent Schauder, General Manager of Hyatt Regency London Blackfriars. “With our high-touch, responsive service, inventive food and beverage offerings and ideal location, Hyatt Regency London Blackfriars is soon to become the hotel of choice for anyone looking for a seamless, stress-free experience in the heart of the city”.

Guestrooms
Designed by THDP Ltd, the hotel’s interiors are influenced by its local history. The building’s past life as one of King Henry VIII’s royal palaces is referenced in the luxury materials used throughout the hotel, with marble ceramics and gold finishes evoking its former regality. With Fleet Street, the historic hub of printing and publishing, just around the corner, Hyatt Regency London Blackfriars pays homage to the craftsmanship of the trade through the bespoke artwork inspired by the art of newspapers that adorns its walls. 205 guestrooms and suites provide impressive views of the listed buildings that once held iconic printing presses, whilst others offer the chance to marvel at the famous skyline of The City of London. With 10 room categories and up to 70 square-meters of space, guests can enjoy the hotel’s stylish and modern guestrooms, complimented by ergonomic work areas, rainfall showers and luxurious, comfortable, aesthetics.

Food and Beverage
Three innovative food and beverage concepts are set to mark out Hyatt Regency London Blackfriars as the new destination for inspired cuisine, vibrant and experiential mixology. The Chinese Cricket Club fuses traditional techniques and the finest ingredients topresent a contemporary take on Chinese classics. The restaurant is named in honorof the story of the captain of the Shanghai XI cricket team, Feng, who travelled toEngland in 1857 with his bride Xiu. Arriving in Blackfriars docks, the couple madetheir way to Limehouse, where Xiu opened the first traditional Chinese restaurant inLondon. Their legacy lives on in the inviting backdrop of The Chinese Cricket Cluband it’s rich and diverse menu of homemade dim sum and signature specialties.

New York and London meet at NYnLON, a neighborhood-style bistro that celebrates the charm, heritage, and cultural influence of the two great cities. The all-day menu brings together local and sustainable dining, with elevated comfort food favorites, accompanied by an extensive drinks list showcasing authentic American whiskies and exceptional natural wines.

Escape the hustle & bustle of the city at The Leaf and Cane, a South American inspired hideaway offering mouth-watering street food paired with crafted cocktails and premium rums. Bringing the lively flavours of Latin America to central London, The Leaf and Cane immerses guests in a colourful jungle, inviting them to uncover its hidden garden, secret stone vaults, innovative mixology, and a vibrant atmosphere.

Meeting and Events
For stress-free events in the City of London, Hyatt Regency London Blackfriars offers up to 430-square-meters of flexible, purpose-built event space. Two stylish medium-sized areas have been designed to optimize productivity, and are well suited for meetings, interviews, or small group gatherings. The elegant main function room can seat approximately 150 people and is an ideal choice for conferences or large events, benefitting from state-of-the-art technology, enviable transport connections and a sophisticated city location.

Hyatt Regency London Blackfriars joins a growing list of Hyatt properties in the UK, and marks the ninth Hyatt branded hotel in London, joining Hyatt Regency Albert Embankment, Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill; Great Scotland Yard Hotel, part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt; Andaz London Liverpool Street, Hyatt Place London City East, Hyatt Place London Heathrow Airport and Hyatt Regency London Stratford and Hyatt House London Stratford.

For more information about Hyatt Regency hotels, please visit: hyattregency.com


Summer of BBQ at Stafford London

This summer, The Stafford London is offering BBQ menus from Lisa Goodwin-Allen alongside summer cocktails in the secluded courtyard of the hotel’s American Bar.

This summer, The Stafford London is firing up its Kamado Joe grills in the characterful cobbled courtyard of The American Bar. Summer of BBQ is now live, with the al fresco dining experience including delicious BBQ dishes created by Lisa Goodwin-Allen and a brand-new summer cocktail menu.

Lisa, who oversees the menu direction at The Stafford as well as being Executive Chef of Michelin-starred Northcote in Lancashire, has created an irresistible menu, using the finest British ingredients whilst also taking inspiration from the flavours of open-fire cooking around the world. All dishes are cooked on Kamado Joe’s premium ceramic grills. On the menu, there are starters such as Lamb pastrami with potato flatbread, cucumber and mint yoghurt and Cedar plank salmon with fennel salad and citrus crème fraîche. Main courses include Tandoori monkfish kebab with slaw and flatbread and Curried cauliflower steak with toasted almonds and pomegranate seeds. Spiced rum-glazed BBQ pineapple provides the perfect sweet treat to complete the summer dining experience.

A new cocktail list is also available alongside the BBQ menus, created by The American Bar’s Director of Mixology, Salvatore Megna. Bursting with summer flavours, highlights include Sakura with Snow Queen Vodka, cherry blossom, plum, sage, citrus and limoncello,and Giardino Estivo with Nicholson Gin, passion fruit, cantaloupe melon, Italicus Rosolio Di Bergamotto, citrus and Champagne.

Summer of BBQ at The Stafford runs from 12 May, with the BBQ menu available daily from 12pm to 3pm in The American Bar and The Courtyard. The summer cocktails will be available daily from 12pm until close.

 

Website: www.thestaffordlondon.com

Bookings and Contact: https://thestaffordlondon.com/american-bar/

Instagram: @americanbarlon

 


IDeaS Powers Park Plaza Hotels Europe’s Revenue Management

IDeaS selected as RMS provider at 17 properties across the UK, the Netherlands, and Italy

LONDON — May 31, 2023 — IDeaS, a SAS company, the world’s leading provider of hospitality revenue management software and services, has been selected as the preferred RMS provider to Park Plaza Hotels Europe (PPHE Hotel Group) in Europe.

Following a competitive tender process, IDeaS’ G3 RMS was selected for its innovative automation and ease of integration within the wider tech stack. G3 RMS will be deployed at 17 properties, including Park Plaza branded hotels across the UK and the Netherlands, as well as art’otels in Amsterdam, Rome, and in London at its newest property, art'otel London Battersea Power Station.

  • Holistic optimisation: Manually managing multiple properties without an automated system became unsustainable. PPHE Hotel Group needed a sustainable solution for the long term that capitalized on the depth of their data. This future-proofs the business and enables modern pricing capabilities that optimize legacy and emerging business segments and channels.
  • Advanced pricing capabilities: The IDeaS system enables simultaneous dynamic pricing across hotel products based upon demand patterns to increase incremental profitability from all products.
  • Centralise insights and management: With efficiency and portfolio oversight a key need, Park Plaza realized centralised clustered revenue management environment was an essential need for the group. The solution’s deep insight into demand, cancellation, and no-show patterns and its ‘What-if’ simulation analysis was key in the group’s selection of IDeaS.

Darren Thacker, director of revenue, digital marketing, and analytics, PPHE Hotel Group, said: “IDeaS G3 RMS will revolutionise revenue management within our group. The system’s intuitive and automated decision-making is what helped it stand out from the competition. With IDeaS, we’ll be able to respond more quickly to changing market conditions than we could previously, providing peace of mind that our rates will always be optimised and in line with our business strategies.”

Michael McCartan, area vice president, EMEA, IDeaS, said: “Park Plaza Hotels Europe is well recognised within Europe for delivering innovative, customer-focused experiences across its Park Plaza and art’otel brands. We’re delighted to be working with them to elevate their revenue management and help them achieve their strategic objectives and improve their commercial results.”

The installation of IDeaS G3 RMS is scheduled for Q2 2023, following the roll-out of a bespoke system-wide training program designed by IDeaS for PPHE Hotel Group.

About IDeaS

IDeaS, a SAS company, is the world’s leading revenue management software and services provider. Combining industry knowledge with innovative data analytics technology, IDeaS creates sophisticated yet simple ways to empower revenue leaders with precise, automated decisions they can trust. With more than 30 years of expertise, IDeaS delivers revenue science to more than 22,000 properties in 152 countries. Results delivered. Revenue transformed. Discover greater profitability at ideas.com.


OTA Insight Expands Business Intelligence Product Suite and Launches Spider in EMEA

Business Intelligence Platform Debuts in EMEA To Transform Hotel Revenue Management

LONDON, May 24, 2023 - OTA Insight, the global leader in cloud-based hospitality business intelligence, today announced the expansion of its business intelligence (BI) product suite with the launch of Spider in the Europe, Middle East and Africa markets. This launch builds on the acquisition of Kriya RevGen in 2022 and marks another step in OTA Insight's strategy to empower revenue managers with the best tools in the industry.

Since 2022, OTA Insight has operated two BI products: Revenue Insight under the OTA Insight brand and Spider under the Kriya brand. Starting today, both BI solutions will be available under the OTA Insight umbrella, with Spider now being made available in the EMEA market. Spider has provided U.S. based hotels and management companies with a comprehensive business intelligence solution for over five years, and will now enable EMEA hotel partners to quickly and easily monitor their portfolio.

Spider addresses the key challenges faced by revenue managers who oversee multiple hotels under various brands. By unifying and standardising data from diverse sources across different hotel systems, it streamlines revenue management processes and reporting. Spider eliminates the need for time-consuming manual reporting and ensures that decisions are driven by data, providing a comprehensive and coherent view for better decision-making.

"Spider has already made a significant impact in the US hospitality market, and we're thrilled to bring this powerful solution to hoteliers in EMEA," said Sean Fitzpatrick, CEO of OTA Insight. "Our goal is to ensure that all of our customers have access to the most advanced, innovative and reliable tools to help them make data-driven decisions and grow their businesses, wherever they’re located.”

"Spider isn't just for one department, it's an invaluable solution for our operations, sales, and revenue management team,” said Donna Paraliticci, Regional Director of Sales & Revenue Management at Mid-Continent Hospitality. “It doesn't just provide information, it offers invaluable insights that we all tap into. Spider gives us the data we need exactly when we need it, without missing a beat. It’s quick, accurate, and makes us more efficient.”

Spider is designed for advanced revenue managers, management companies, and hotel owners and groups with diverse revenue management systems, and provides a complete BI offering. Spider aggregates information into a single BI solution, improving efficiency and expanding revenue management capabilities.

The number of hotels in North America adopting Spider has tripled over the past year, demonstrating the platform's powerful and positive impact on hotel commercial decision making. OTA Insight plans to make Spider available in the APAC market by the end of the year, further expanding its global reach. For more information about Spider and OTA Insight's full suite of business intelligence solutions for the hospitality industry, please visit https://www.otainsight.com

 


IRIS announces new technology investment programme with the launch of IRIS TECH VENTURES

The leading provider of digital F&B and guest experience solutions is seeking to acquire smaller tech businesses as part of its growth and innovation strategy.

IRIS, a global leader in digital F&B ordering and concierge services for the hospitality industry, today announces the launch of its new investment programme IRIS TECH VENTURES.

Targeting travel and hospitality technology start-ups it will deliver significant growth opportunities for those companies with a keen ambition to enhance the guest experience working alongside IRIS’ existing portfolio of solutions and partners.

IRIS TECH VENTURES is a global programme, open to start-ups worldwide and will be overseen by IRIS CEO Mark Horne.

The new programme represents a significant investment by IRIS at a time when demand for technology, and in particular mobile ordering technology by both operators and guests, is at an all-time high. Many predict a continued and significant increase in the adoption of mobile-first, on demand technology that delivers a more personalised, autonomous experience for both the guest and operators. Coupled with the maturation of the internet-first Generation Z, there is an unprecedented wealth of opportunity for new technology companies to work in closer alliance with hospitality operators to support operations and drive efficiencies and revenue.

IRIS has invested significantly in growing its network of integration partners in recent years. The launch of IRIS TECH VENTURES signifies the next step in the company cementing its ongoing commitment to retaining its technical leadership in both its service and product offering, as well as its customer service.

Mark Horne, CEO, IRIS, comments: “Since IRIS first launched we have invested heavily to maintain our status as technology pioneers for the hospitality industry. We are committed to developing and enhancing our suite of solutions for clients to ensure we continue to lead the market.

“IRIS TECH VENTURES is the next important step and as part of this investment strategy we will work with partners and acquire technology where necessary to focus on the rapidly evolving needs of both the hotel guests, management companies and owners.

“We are operating in an incredibly dynamic and diversified market and our ambition as part of this new strategy and programme is to build a holistic hospitality technology ecosystem with a host of revenue-generating and resource saving software solutions.

“Investing in the next generation of hospitality technology and playing an active role in elevating the guest experience through these technologies is incredibly exciting, for us, our clients and our clients’ guests.” 

To find out more please visit the webpage here


Cook’s Club’s New Hotel in Rhodes Officially Opens Its Doors

Brand’s 5th Greek Island Hotel Includes Two Outdoor Pools, Live DJs and Three Unique Restaurants

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Hotel: Cook’s Club Kolymbia

Location: 350 metres from Kolymbia Beach, Rhodes, Greece

Rooms: 271 (adults only)

Rating: Upper midscale lifestyle

Facilities: Two outdoor pools, gym, Cantina restaurant, Cook’s Club Italian restaurant, Street Food Asia restaurant, Captain Cook’s Bar, Bar Social, live DJs

Price: From £86 per night for two guests for the Bed & Breakfast board. Price also includes taxes.

Booking: http://www.cooksclub.com/en/cooks-club-kolymbia-greece

Cook’s Club, the innovative lifestyle hotel brand, officially opened its 10th hotel on the 12th May 2023 in Kolymbia Rhodes, Greece. The brand launched two new hotels in Greece (Ialysos in Rhodes, and Corfu) last year, and the new Cook’s Club Kolymbia is now its fifth in the country.

The stylish, adults-only hotel – which is the brand’s third hotel on the beautiful island of Rhodes – boasts seven buildings with 271 newly refurbished rooms, including a mix of double and twin rooms as well as suites.

Located in the laid-back and picturesque village of Kolymbia, near the sandy shore of Kolymbia Beach, the stylish Cook’s Club Kolymbia Rhodes has been specially designed, taking inspiration from traditional textures and materials and adding a modern twist with bright seasonal colors.

Nestled next to the Ionian Sea, with two outdoor pools for guests to cool down in after basking in the Grecian sun, it has taken genuine Rhodian hospitality to the next level in a mix of contemporary design, mood-matching music, locally inspired cocktails, fantastic food, and an enviable location.

The sandy beach is just a short walk away, as well as shops, restaurants and bars. The beautiful Rhodes City, famous for its old medieval town, is only a short drive away. The natural paradise of Seven Springs is also only a few kilometres from the hotel, and is one of the most charming spots on the island, offering a cool, magical waterfall oasis.

Cook’s Club Kolymbia gives guests the choice of three bars and three restaurants, serving a range of popular dishes and local delicacies, as well as Italian and Asian street food.

Combining relaxation with a spirited atmosphere, the vibe at Cook’s Club Kolymbia embraces ultra-chilled days and classic club nights with live DJs, themed parties and exclusive events. The well-equipped gym is the perfect workout spot for those who like to exercise during their stay.

Cook’s Club Kolymbia includes:

Street Food Asia – the hotel’s Asian and sushi restaurant offering traditional Asian dishes with a twist.

Cook’s Club Italian – the hotel’s a la carte restaurant featuring the best-loved Italian dishes.

Cantina – Cook’s Club signature restaurant serving up a buffet style breakfast and an a la carte menu in the evening with a range of dishes from healthy vegan snacks to hearty, wholesome treats as well as traditional Greek favourites.

Captain Cook’s Bar – the heart of the hotel’s social scene, the place to enjoy signature cocktails topped with fresh, colorful garnishes and listen to live DJs sets.

Bar Social – located along one of the two outdoor swimming pools, offering refreshing cocktails to sip on under the shade of a 300sqm pergola.

Lobby Bar – located within the hotel lobby, serving draught beer, local and branded alcoholic drinks, cocktails, and hot and cold beverages until the early hours.

Room Service – a 24-hour room service is also available.

About Cook’s Club 

Cook’s Club is a new, innovative lifestyle hotel concept designed for a new generation of traveler. The Cook’s Club collection features 11 hotels in prime sun & beach destinations: Cook's Club City Beach Rhodes, Cook's Club Sunny Beach (Bulgaria), Cook’s Club Palma Beach, Cook’s Club Alanya (Turkey), Cook’s Club Adakoy (Turkey), Cook’s Club El Gouna (Egypt), Cook’s Club Hersonissos, Crete, Cook’s Club Ialysos Rhodes and Cook’s Club Corfu, with Cooks Club Kolymbia Rhodes and Cooks Club Calvia Beach Mallorca opening in May 2023.

For further details, please visit www.cooksclub.com

 


Pan Pacific Hotels Group Announces Two Tokyo Openings

Pan Pacific Hotels Group today announces the opening of BELLUSTAR TOKYO, A Pan Pacific Hotel and HOTEL GROOVE SHINJUKU, A PARKROYAL Hotel in the heart of the vibrant district of Shinjuku. As Japan thrives following its reopening to travellers post-pandemic, these two new Tokyo openings will offer guests a refreshed way to visit the city, staying in a sought-after location, and benefitting from incredible city views, dining, spa, and local experiences.

BELLUSTAR TOKYO, A Pan Pacific Hotel – Breathtaking views from a landmark location

Located on the upper floors of TOKYU KABUKICHO TOWER, Shinjuku’s latest landmark skyscraper, the luxury BELLUSTAR TOKYO, A Pan Pacific Hotel features 97-rooms ranging between 41sqm and 277sqm, with floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the bustling city skyline. Renowned for its graceful luxury and sincere hospitality, the Pan Pacific brand prides itself on delivering personalised and thoughtful experiences with service from the heart.

Designed by award-winning Norm Architects and renowned interior designer Keiji Ashizawa, the hotel boasts five ultra-luxurious one-bedroom penthouse suites, ranging from 113sqm to 277sqm on the 45th to 47th floor. The largest Sky Villa penthouse on the 47th floor features a spa treatment room, kitchen and jacuzzi that overlook the panoramic views of the skyline while the other penthouse suites feature a spacious living room, kitchen, and bar. A 24/7 personal butler service is available on request and for an in-room fine dining experience, a private chef is also available to create a curated menu for penthouse guests. Exclusive for penthouse guests, the Penthouse Lounge located on the 46th floor is perfect for private meetings, gatherings, and afternoon teas.

For a bespoke culinary experience, the modern French Restaurant Bellustar offers the finest French cuisine made with the freshest ingredients sourced from all over Japan while Bar Bellustar features a wide range of liqueur, wine, sake, mocktails, and cocktails, perfect for an evening wine-down. Guests looking to relish the finest Wagyu beef can check out Teppan Ten-yu, a Teppanyaki restaurant located on the 45th floor, or simply indulge in the authentic Edomae-style sushi made freshly with seasonal ingredients at Sushi JIN-È restaurant that overlooks the picturesque view of Mt. Fuji and Tokyo city.

To refresh and rejuvenate, the hotel’s SPA sunya, also known as "sky" in Sanskrit, is the perfect sanctuary retreat offering a range of pampering spa and facial treatments to calm the body and mind with renewed energy.

HOTEL GROOVE SHINJUKU, A PARKROYAL Hotel – A Gateway to the Vibrant Locale

Renowned for offering a modern way of travelling and uncovering lively connections in the locale, PARKROYAL prides itself on bringing a strong sense of belonging to the destination. Located on the 18th to 38th floor of the TOKYU KABUKICHO TOWER, the 538-room HOTEL GROOVE SHINJUKU, A PARKROYAL Hotel features an eclectic mix of unique art and music, inspired by the vibrant entertainment scene of Shinjuku’s Kabukicho district.

As part of the brand’s signature concept of a “Gateway to Vibrant Locale”, the hotel collaborated with renowned local artists Yoshiaki Kaihatsu, Takuro Tamayama and Tomoyuki Washio to create nine guest rooms depicting the ancient art history and culture of Kabukicho and Shinjuku with unique furnishings and vibrant colours to weave in the historical events and local charm that reflect the heritage and pop culture of the city.

Popular amongst local and international travellers, the hotel’s latest dining and bar space JAM17 located on 17th floor, features a rooftop terrace equipped with a giant live screen and live entertainment. The outdoor space is perfect for events, cocktail parties, and weddings.

JAM17 DINING offers a variety of classic Italian dishes from pizzas, pasta, grilled seafood, to signature roasts while JAM17 GELETARIA offers a delicious variety of gelato flavours, perfect for an after-dinner treat. For a nightcap, guests can over to JAM17 BAR and enjoy a range of original cocktails curated by award-winning Shingo Gokan from the renowned SG Club, in Tokyo.

“It is an exciting time for Pan Pacific Hotels Group as we expand our footprint in Japan with the Japanese tourism industry rebounding in recent months following the relaxation of pandemic restrictions, with over 1 million arrivals in February this year. The opening of the BELLUSTAR TOKYO, A Pan Pacific Hotel and HOTEL GROOVE SHINJUKU, A PARKROYAL Hotel will give travellers to the city the newest experience, especially in the Shinjuku district and TOKYU KABUKICHO TOWER where the two properties are located, boasts a wide variety of exciting entertainment and nightlife options,” said Marcel NA Holman, Vice President, Operations for Japan, Indonesia and China, Pan Pacific Hotels Group.

According to the Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) revenue in the travel and tourism sector is projected to reach US$40.28bn in 2023. Since December 2022, 1.37 million visitors entered Japan, up from about 934,000 in November and 113 times more compared to 2021.

“The opening of the two iconic hotels marked a key milestone for the Pan Pacific Hotels Group as we expand into Japan. The strategic and long-standing partnership with Tokyu Hotels and Resorts over the years gave us the opportunity to bring our international brands and their unique experiences to travellers in Tokyo. It also gives our 24 million Pan Pacific DISCOVERY members worldwide an opportunity to explore these exciting properties in our network. Earlier this year, the group opened PARKROYAL Langkawi in February, we will be opening the brand new 347-room Pan Pacific Orchard in June and the newly refurbished Pan Pacific Singapore this August.” Said Mr Choe Peng Sum, Chief Executive Officer, Pan Pacific Hotels Group.

Upcoming openings include PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Hanoi which overlooks the picturesque West Lake, PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Jakarta in October 2023 and PARKROYAL Jakarta and Pan Pacific Jakarta in 2024. Designed by a medley of architectural talents — Kohn Pedersen Fox Architectural — the glittering complex of PARKROYAL Serviced Suites Jakarta soars above the city skyline offering business and leisure travellers a choice option for long-term and short-term stays. In the next two years, the group will be expanding the PARKROYAL brand in gateway cities such as Malacca, Dalian and Siem Reap.

 


Armathwaite Hall Hotel Completes £1.5 Million Investment

Multi-award winning Armathwaite Hall Hotel & Spa, nestled near Keswick in the captivating northern Lake District, has unveiled the completion of its £1.5 million investment into its luxury offering with the development of 12 opulent Spa Garden Suites. The elegant development, completed in May 2023, is an extension of the recent development of public spaces in the hotel including the Lake View Restaurant, Lounge and Reception areas. The new Spa Garden Suites project was born in response to the surging demand from the luxury market, demonstrating the hotel’s commitment to providing more expansive and lavish accommodation for its spa guests.

Nestled in close proximity to the main house and boasting a substantial floor footage spanning an impressive 40-50sqm, the new Spa Garden Suites offer seamless access to the hotel’s award-winning spa facilities. Guests can immerse themselves in an oasis of tranquillity as each suite integrates with the lush, verdant landscape just beyond its doors and accessible via a private patio. A unique sense of cosiness and comfort has been expertly achieved through the utilisation of natural materials and textures. Striking contemporary fireplaces adorn the suites and carefully designed lighting enhances the ambiance of refined luxury, at any time of the day.

The layout of the new Spa Garden Suites has been expertly designed in partnership with Architect Unwin Jones and each include a generous lobby area, a lavish 4-piece bathroom, a deluxe bedroom and a lounge adorned with expansive glazed windows that provide breath-taking views of the garden. Additionally, a cosy corner sofa and a captivating fireplace create a warm and inviting ambiance.

The design of the Spa Garden Suites take inspiration from the hotel’s natural environment with materials carefully chosen to tie in with the historic architecture of Armathwaite Hall, while adding a modern touch with timber finns and large expanses of glazing. Internally, the design scheme uses natural raw materials such as oak and stone to further root the rooms naturally within their surroundings. The suites have been designed to exude a sense of serenity and well-being, with calming tones such as muted greens, stormy grey blues and earthy terracottas, all inspired from the natural surrounding landscape.

On the completion of the new Spa Garden Suites, General Manager Simon Steele says; “We are excited to announce the completion of our new Spa Garden Suites. The decision to develop these was driven by the growing high-end leisure market and the increasing demand for spacious and luxurious bedrooms by our spa guests. At Armathwaite Hall, we are dedicated to continuously improving our guests’ experience and we are confident that our enhanced and upgraded suites will surpass their expectations, providing them with an exception space to unwind and rejuvenate”.

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Architects – Unwin Jones
Builders – Cubby Construction