Claimed to be 'London's first boutique hotel', St Martins Lane in Covent Garden underwent a major refurbishment last month to celebrate its 15th anniversary since opening.
The 204-room Morgans Hotel Group property – its first in Europe – has unveiled a contemporary new look including updated public spaces as well as a revitalisation of drinking and dining outlets Asia de Cuba and Blind Spot.
Responsible for the overhaul has been interior designer Tim Andreas of Banjo Ad Inc, who has paid homage to St Martins Lane’s original designer Philippe Starck by 'blurring the lines between baroque and minimalist, extravagance and simplicity'.
Jason Kalisman, Interim CEO of Morgans Hotel Group, said: "St Martins Lane set the standard for what an urban resort should be as soon as it opened its doors 15 years ago.
"From its inception, St Martins Lane was utterly original, and we are confident that this re-launch will preserve and expand on the hotel’s legacy and define what British luxury is for the next generation to come."
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