The new 100 Queen’s Gate Hotel London has opened its doors to guests.
The 228-room hotel is the latest addition to Curio Collection by Hilton, a growing portfolio of one-of-a-kind hotels and resorts in premier destinations.
“Following a two-year transformation, we are excited to open 100 Queen’s Gate Hotel – London, the newest Curio Collection by Hilton hotel. The hotel is a fantastic addition to the Curio Collection by Hilton portfolio, further strengthening our partnership with Hilton,” says Mary Doogan, cluster general manager, 100 Queen’s Gate Hotel – London.
The hotel features eleven suites, tailored and named after famous historic residents of Kensington including Alfred Hitchcock, Dame Agatha Christie and Captain Robert Scott. Each guest room is finished in a contemporary design to offer the ultimate in relaxation. For travellers looking for the optimum in refinement, the hotel also features the exclusive Queen’s Gate Suite, which boasts a private direct street entrance and up to four private bedrooms.
100 Queen’s Gate Hotel – London was formerly the home of Victorian aristocrat William Henry Alexander, and has been stunningly transformed into a hotel that embraces the building’s heritage, retaining much of its original 1870s architecture.
In addition, 100 Queen’s Gate Hotel – London features three new food and beverage venues, introducing the following stylish new destinations to the area, alongside state-of-the-art facilities for guests.
W/A Kensington is the hotel’s elegant all-day brasserie and bar and the ideal place to dine and relax. The menu offers a contemporary take on British-French fusion cuisine – the perfect setting to enjoy a lazy weekend brunch.
The brasserie leads on to the beautiful Botanica, which draws inspiration from an authentic Victorian orangery, housed in a botanical glasshouse with and abundance of luxurious greenery and planting. The elegant atrium is flooded with natural light and curated by Whittard Teas of Chelsea – the ideal place for indulgent afternoon teas and cocktails.
The hotel’s ESQ bar has been designed as a discreet drinking den, inspired by the parlour bar of former resident William Alexander and his exotic travels.
Here guests can explore crafted cocktails and innovatively infused spirits, in a relaxing and intimate ‘home away from home’ setting, complete with eclectic curios and artifacts evoking the grand expeditions of a bygone era. Two neighbouring private dining rooms can also be booked for an exclusive gastronomical experience or intimate meetings.