Jumeriah Group, with 24 branded properties in eight countries, recently announced its European flagship hotel, Carlton Jumeirah Tower, opened after a massive 18-month revitalization estimated at $ 137 million. Formerly known as the Jumeirah Carlton Tower, the hotel is located in the heart of London’s trendy Knightsbridge district and opened on July 26, 2021. The luxury hotel is where history and sophistication meet and has been carefully redesigned by 1508 London to meet a new generation of discerning customers. Its name change not only reflects the importance of the most significant transformation in its entire history where iconic heritage meets modern sensibility, the hotel opened in 1961, its exterior design blends the surrounding architecture with a blend eclectic of materials and colors, while the new interiors offer a refined, modern, classic and sophisticated ambience.
The changes to the hotel were really complete with a new foyer and new reception, a health club and spa with London’s largest naturally-lit swimming pool, a flagship restaurant, lobby bar and lounge, a room ballroom and meeting rooms. “Once the renovations are complete, we are confident that the hotel will now rank among the best in the world, and we are delighted to re-establish ourselves as the must-see place in London,” said Aaron Kaupp, Regional Vice President Europe of the North and general manager. from the Carlton Tower Jumeirah.
The hotel’s complete renovation, with new rooms, dining offerings, a spa, and lobby entrance, envelops guests in a world where they can expect the unexpected. When the hotel originally opened, they offered 216 rooms and suites and with the recent renovation there are now a total of 186 new rooms and suites, which offer more space and natural light, with 87 of the rooms also have a balcony with a spectacular view of the city. The hotel’s most exclusive new residence, the Royal Suite includes two luxurious entertainment areas, a guest powder room and a spacious bedroom with a super king-size bed and walk-in closet. A balcony offers spectacular views and the oversized bathroom has a spacious walk-in shower and Jacuzzi. There is also the possibility of privatizing the whole floor with security.
The Peak Fitness Club & Spa, spanning three floors of the hotel, offers holistic workouts tailored to each guest’s lifestyle and a 20-meter swimming pool with natural light. The bright interior of the bathing area with its glass ceiling now features new cabins and thermal areas while the 8,500 square feet The gym offers panoramic views of London and offers exclusive studio classes. Relax at 6,500 square feet Talise Spa, a luxurious tribute to health and well-being and truly at the heart of the beautiful transformation of the property. The hotel also sits on Cadogen Gardens, which offers a lush, private green space for additional wellness recreation such as yoga and tennis.
Chef Marco Calenzo offers sophisticated international cuisine in the hotel’s two restaurants, Al Mare and The Chinoiserie. Al Mare, which means ‘by the sea’ in Italian, offers a sophisticated yet informal dining experience for guests, which offers (you guessed it) modern Italian cuisine with an emphasis on fresh seafood, complemented by a carefully prepared and artisanal wine list. cocktails. La Chinoiserie is an all day dining room with a lovely afternoon tea menu in an elegant and bright space. The hotel has also partnered with Annabel Karmel, an award-winning UK-based children’s cooking and nutrition expert, to design children’s menus at both restaurants.
Conveniently located, overlook the bright city lights, as guests are just steps from the luxury boutiques of Harrods and Sloane Street, cultural institutions like the Victoria and Albert Museum, and several local restaurants.