As one of the world’s most popular tourist destinations, London has been hit particularly hard by the pandemic. However, the city is nothing if not resilient, and thanks to that famously British spirit of perseverance, London is looking ahead to better days with the introduction of a bumper crop of new hotels ready to welcome guests as soon as possible. Launching at the end of 2020 and the beginning of 2021, these are the new London hotels to start dreaming about visiting now.
The Mitre Hampton Court is a quintessentially British new hideout, not far from the heart of London
The Mitre Hampton Court The Mitre Hampton Court – September 2020
Dangling over the River Thames near Hampton Court Palace, the infamous seat of Henry VIII, the ultra-charming new Mitre Hampton Court hotel is home to 36 rooms, a delightful riverine restaurant and a brasserie-style bar spearheaded by Gordon Ramsay-alum Ronnie Kimbugwe. Dating back to 1665, much of The Mitre’s cool-meets-current, bold and eclectic aesthetic comes care of design star Nicola Harding, the vision behind the famed English country estate hotel, Beaverbrook.
Middle Eight is a new modern masterpiece of a hotel in London’s Covent Garden
Hasselblad H6D Middle Eight – October 2020
Set in buzzy Covent Garden right in the center of London, the new 180-room Middle Eight hotel is a new addition to the London scene with sleek, Asian-inspired interiors and a city soul that’s distinctly London. Expect an ultra-slick, modern lobby and spacious suites with indoor/outdoor offerings.