(hospitalitybusinessnews.com) Rosewood Hotels & Resorts has been appointed by global real estate investment firm Qatari Diar to manage a new hotel located on Grosvenor Square, in London”s prestigious Mayfair district. Set to be housed in the building that currently serves as the U.S. Embassy, it will mark the second Rosewood property in London and its sixth in Europe. The announcement follows the reopening of Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel, in Paris, solidifying the brand”s expanding presence in Europe.
The hotel will comprise 137 guestrooms and suites, as well as a variety of dining and entertainment spaces including five gourmet restaurants. The property will also feature a signature spa, as well as six flagship retail spaces, and a grand ballroom for up to 1,000 guests.
British architect Sir David Chipperfield has been selected to oversee the design process, which will reimagine the mid-20th century listed building through elegant interior upgrades while maintaining the integrity of the property through the preservation of its original, Grade II listed façade.