Dorsett Hospitality to open first London hotel

Dorsett Hospitality International to open 317-room hotel in London's Shepherd's Bush, its first in Europe.

Dorsett Shepherds Bush to open in Grade II listed former cinema
Dorsett Shepherds Bush to open in Grade II listed former cinema

Dorsett Hospitality International has announced plans to open its first hotel in Europe in 2014 with the launch of Dorsett Shepherd's Bush, London.

Dorsett Shepherd's Bush is set within a Grade II listed building, originally known as The Shepherd's Bush Pavilion, formerly a cinema built in 1923.

The hotel will retain the buildings historic façade, offering 317 Chinese inspired bedrooms, three meeting rooms, a spa and two restaurants.

Due to open in spring this year, the hotel represents the group's first in the UK and Europe. Dorsett Hospitality International operates and manages 18 hotels in Asia and plans to open 11 more hotels within the next two years in China, Hong Kong and UK.

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