Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 29 June 2015 — Oetker Collection is pleased to announce the anticipated re-opening of The Lanesborough in London. This iconic hotel will be welcoming its first guests from 1st July, 2015. All rooms and suites will be available for booking from the 15th July, preceded by an initial soft opening period with room and restaurant reservations on a request basis.15923exterior_hotel-1

The Lanesborough will reopen following an extensive renovation project that will see it regain its position as London’s finest residence. The refurbishment extends to all areas of the hotel; the 93 guest rooms, including 43 suites, and all public areas.1su521_lanesborough_rm210_7_notablet_hero-1

Philippe Perd, Senior Vice President Operations and Project Development Oetker Collection, comments: “This announcement marks an important milestone in the lead up to the opening, drawing a close to the renovation project.” 1su521_lanesborough_rm208_10_lights_hero-1

The Lanesborough is managed by Oetker Collection, the prestigious portfolio of ‘masterpiece hotels” including Le Bristol Paris, Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in the South of France and Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa in Baden-Baden, amongst others.

Frank Marrenbach, CEO Oetker Collection adds: “With its strategic location in the heart of London, The Lanesborough, with managing director Geoffrey Gelardi at its helm is a prestigious addition to our portfolio, a major step for our development, and a natural complement to Le Bristol Paris, its sister hotel.” 1su521_lanesborough_library_4_lights_bubbles_hero-1

Following The Lanesborough’s closure in December 2013, the hotel was taken back to its shell and meticulously transformed by Alberto Pinto, the world renowned interior design studio.

Guestroom accommodation will be the epitome of elegance, reminiscent of a grand residence, with The Royal Suite reinstated as the hotel’s largest suite complete with seven bedrooms. Céleste, the restaurant of The Lanesborough will unveil an elegant new design, returned to the Regency style in-keeping with the rest of the hotel. In these superb facilities, Eric Frechon, Paris’ most esteemed three Michelin star chef and leading figure at Le Bristol Paris brings his protégé Florian Favario as executive chef. The Garden Room will resume its position as the capital’s most glamourous cigar lounge and The Library Bar as one of London’s leading bars. Seven carefully and individually designed private dining rooms will offer some of the most refined event spaces London has to offer.15942exterior_2-1

The renovation honours the building’s architectural heritage as one of London’s most revered Regency landmarks. It embodies the signature style that has become synonymous with

The Lanesborough, whilst incorporating the latest in contemporary luxury and technological innovations.

Opening room rates start from £715 including VAT per room per night.


With its enviable location at the heart of London, in prestigious Knightsbridge, and panoramic views of Hyde Park, The Lanesborough has long been considered one of the world’s most luxurious hotels. The Lanesborough’s legacy lies with it having been built on the former home of Viscount Lanesborough and remains one of London’s most revered Regency landmarks. The elegant surroundings, exquisite cuisine, unsurpassed attention to detail and world-renowned service will be second to none. The Lanesborough captures the sense of a grand residence and offers 93 guest rooms, including 43 suites, and a personal butler service for all guests. Oetker Collection will manage the hotel, bringing their expertise to the United Kingdom for the first time.


Oetker Collection is one of the most inspiring selections of masterpiece hotels in the world. The name ‘masterpiece hotels’ includes a pledge; a commitment to provide service of the highest quality, every hour of every day. The pearl as a symbol combines singularity, beauty and quality. The individual pearls bind together to form a unique string of pearls.

Each property is one-of-a-kind, reflecting the unique European heritage and sharing the highest levels of service internationally with exceptional and historic architecture & interiors combining with great attention to detail.

Oetker Collection embraces nine luxury hotels:

L’Apogée Courchevel – a luxury chalet with a warm and family atmosphere offering the most desirable skiing experience at the top of Courchevel 1850 in the French Alps.

Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa – an iconic grand hotel, amidst a sprawling private park in Baden-Baden, Germany. The historic Villa Stéphanie now offers Europe’s most refined and innovative spa experience.

Le Bristol Paris – an authentic vibrant French palace completely refurbished, the ultimate reference for Parisian art-de-vivre, ideally located on the prestigious rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré.

Château Saint-Martin & Spa – a romantic chateau of excellence nestled in the heart of Provence, boasting breathtaking views over the Mediterranean coastline.

Eden Rock – a luxurious retreat in St Barths built on a rocky promontory, surrounded by white sandy beaches, and turquoise sea; French art-de-vivre in the heart of the Caribbean.

Fregate Island Private – a jewel of conservation featuring lush forest, wild fauna, and overlooking the crystal waters of the Seychelles. Unique on the Planet.

Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc – a legendary luxury hotel at the centre of a scenic private park, where old-world glamour meets modern luxury at the tip of the Cap d’Antibes.

The Lanesborough London – classically British service in a remarkably refined and charming grand residence

Palais Namaskar – a peaceful oasis with contemporary and sophisticated design set in the Palmeraie, the most exclusive residential area in Marrakech.

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