The Wellesley opens with all media blazing…

wellesley 2The Wellesley – London’s latest super-luxury hotel – has opened to a blitz of media coverage. The 1920s Knightsbridge townhouse with a famous musical heritage has been restored with a modern take on art deco style and now offers contemporary luxury, traditional glamour and uncompromising service in one of London’s most prestigious locations – opposite Hyde Park at   Number 11 Knightsbridge.

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Conde Nast Traveler said, ‘the newest addition to the prestigious postcode is sure to stand out amongst the luxury hotels of Knightsbridge. The boutique 36-room residence has a contemporary take on its 1920s history, with interiors crafted by award-winning designers Fox Linton’.

ArtInfo – the New York based culture and arts website, said The Wellesley was ‘bringing back the Jazz Age with sumptuous finishes and art deco feel.’

‘There’s a new contender to some of London’s finest hotels – The Wellesley – petite, but perfectly formed’, said First Life, British Airways’ in-flight magazine.

Harper’s Bazaar told readers of its Trends column that ‘the new Wellesley in Knightsbridge celebrates the glamour of the jazz era with live entertainment, a cigar lounge and a bar specialising in fine cognacs’.

‘London has a new chic capital with the opening of the boutique-beauty Wellesley’, advised Hong Kong’s Jetsetter magazine, while the London Evening Standard was highlighting the ‘one of the world’s biggest cigar collections at The Wellesley’s Cigar Lounge’ in a feature entitled ’50 Ways to Party’.

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