A lifestyle club for the modern Londoner
• The 18,000 sq ft space launches in Spring 2017 •
Following the highly acclaimed re-opening of the Lanesborough in 2015, as part of the prestigious Oetker Collection, The Lanesborough Club & Spa will launch in early 2017, marking the next stage of this iconic hotel’s evolution.
The Lanesborough Club & Spa will be one of London’s most exclusive private members fitness and health clubs, offering club members and hotel guests access to internationally recognised experts and leaders in the fields of fitness, beauty and wellness. It will provide Belgravia with a luxury ‘club for life’ and offer a 360° approach to well-being for modern day Londoners living and working in the local area. It will seek to offer an environment within which members can re-invigorate, relax and socialise and will mirror The Lanesborough’s core principles of being vibrant, elegant and a grand ‘home from home’.
This new addition to The Lanesborough will pride itself on convenience by providing a luxurious haven in central London. Understanding that members will be juggling high pressure, busy lives it will provide guidance on wellbeing and lifestyle. Tailored programmes on fitness, nutrition and therapies can be created for members by Bodyism, whilst group classes, grooming, treatments, therapies, social spaces and dining options will cater for every need.
Designers 1508 London, have furthered the tone of Cabinet Alberto Pinto’s work on the hotel’s recent renovation whilst simultaneously generating new design characteristics unique to The Lanesborough Club & Spa. Inspired by the ceremonial spaces and intimate areas associated with Roman Bath Spa, 1508 London has respected and re-imagined the classical aesthetic of the hotel whilst creating a uniqueness which gives it strength of character and experience. The concept team has sought to create a balanced hybrid of luxury club and lounge with fitness and spa retreat.
The interiors have inherently British characteristics and classical details. British materials and craftsmanship have been used throughout. Silk wallpapers, wood panelling and leather upholstering give an opulent feel whilst colours such as peacock blue satins, deep green silks and bronze trims compliment the classical beauty of oak, marble and stone.
The Lanesborough Club & Spa will be accessed via the hotel and also by a members only entrance on Grosvenor Crescent. A stately and traditional lobby set under the easterly wing of the hotel will welcome guests into a social area with the tone of a private club. This area is designed to encourage socialising and will feature a restaurant with semi-private dining area, flanked by a manicure and pedicure suite and an expansive fitness area. Moving through to a quieter central zone, spaces split to intimate male and female zones, changing rooms and thermal suites surrounding a central Spa Treatment Lounge and series of elegant treatment rooms. The easterly side of The Lanesborough Club & Spa will be a mixed area with a Hydro-pool designed to encourage quiet contemplation and relaxation.
Proud to partner with the world’s leading brands and experts in the fields of health, fitness beauty and wellbeing, The Lanesborough Club & Spa will operate via a collection of experts. It will bring together the ‘best in class’ in their respective sectors, ensuring that hotel guests and members will have access to the world’s leading health and wellbeing services. Partners include much-loved spa and beauty brands La Prairie and ila, wellness experts Bodyism, and one of the world’s most impressive facial innovators in the spa industry Anastasia Achilleos The Method.
ABOUT THE LANESBOROUGH
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 manages the hotel, bringing their expertise to the United Kingdom for the first time.
ABOUT OETKER COLLECTION
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.