Splendour in the heart of London

21 Sep 2017
2 min read
As the first brand new luxury hotel in London for 40 years, the Bulgari Hotel, London in Knightsbridge pays tribute to Bulgari’s silversmith origins and Britain’s noble manufacturing traditions.

In the heart of central London’s most prestigious area, Knightsbridge, lies the Bulgari Hotel, London, understated and elegant and with silver forming the underlying theme of the design. The façade of the hotel is clad in Portland stone, the quintessential material for London’s most important buildings, such as St. Paul’s Cathedral, Buckingham Palace, the National Gallery and the British Museum. Many of the furnishings and textiles throughout the hotel and residences are made exclusively for Bulgari crafted by Italian manufacturers. For one, the solid silver Bulgari chandeliers in the Ballroom represent one of the most dramatic features of the entire property. Manufactured by Padgham and Putland silversmiths, the chandeliers are destined to become the most impressive pair of silverware pieces made this century.

The 85 rooms and suites feature exquisite detailing throughout, such as custom-made silk curtains with patterns inspired by some of the classic Bulgari jewellery designs. The silver theme continues right through the hotel into the restaurant and bar with hand-crafted Italian detailing throughout.

Il Bar is at the heart of the hotel’s social scene and the perfect place to enjoy La Dolce Vita with an Italian aperitivo at the bar, whilst in the luxury surrounds of the hotel’s Edward Sahakian Cigar Shop & Sampling Lounge rare and vintage cigars can be sampled and purchased.

Inspired by the many years Alain Ducasse spent visiting the vibrant food markets in Italy and Provence, Rivea London offers French and Italian cuisine in a chic, convivial and relaxed setting. Ducasse is championing his protégé Chef Alexandre Nicolas who is at the helm of the restaurant.

The hotel’s spa is one of the largest and most exclusive in central London. The creation of Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners, the spacious 2000sqm Bulgari Spa reflects a contemporary Italian design ethos, influenced by the rich heritage of Bulgari. Arranged over two levels, it boasts a 25m swimming pool lined with shimmering green and gold mosaic tiles and vitality pool tiled entirely by gold leaf mosaic. The Vicenza stone and refined colour combinations of cognac-like golden tones and shades of green used throughout the spa, inspires complete relaxation, calm and escapism from the busy world of Knightsbridge. Highlights of the spa include 11 private treatment rooms and one double spa suite, complete with its own steam room, Jacuzzi and private treatment room and a 150m fitness area with a fully-equipped, state-of-the-art Technogym.


Bulgari Hotel London

171 Knightsbridge



United Kingdom

+44 20 7151 1010