Signet Collection reveals The Retreat at Elcot Park

Signet Collection reveals The Retreat at Elcot Park

[Credit: The Retreat at Elcot Park]

UK: The creators of The Mitre Hampton Court, The Signet Collection, have announced details of its latest property The Retreat at Elcot Park in West Berkshire. 

The hotel is housed in a Grade-II listed, 18th century building that was once the home of Percy Bysshe Shelley, located between Hungerford and Newbury. 

It features 55 bedrooms, along with three suites, decorated with antique furnishings sourced by local dealers. Each of the floors are themed around British culture and history, such as horse racing and local points of interest.

Each of the three suites is inspired by previous residents of the building. The Sutton Suite features hand painted ‘pineapple’ wallpaper with a Sanderson bed canopy, a roll top copper bathtub in front of bay windows, and a Mimi Pickard sofa.

The Bushby Bacon suite is a two-bedroom family room with an open floor bathroom, a four poster bed, curtained bunk beds in the children’s room, and a freestanding marble bathtub.

The Percy Shelley suite is decorated with vintage Morris & Co wallpaper and will feature a freestanding bath and traditional antique fittings.

Several F&B venues include two restaurants, a whiskey room, and two private dining spaces. Yü is a Pan-Asian restaurant; 1772 is an all day dining brasserie; and a third restaurant, The Orangery, is set to launch in Q4 2022.

Other amenities include a health club which offers hydrotherapy pools, three treatment rooms, a steam room and sauna, a gym, spin studio and a relaxation area.

Anneke Gilkes and Harriette Cayzer from Taylor & Turner, the designers of The Retreat, commented: “Elcot Park has a fascinating, long and rich history. It has been a huge privilege to be entrusted with creating a new chapter in its story with Hector and the brilliant team at Signet. We have endeavoured to respect its past whilst ensuring that the design practicalities meet the rigorous standards of the modern day. Our ethos has been rooted in creating a retreat for any age offering complete escapism and a sense of fun.”

The Signet Collection is a new UK hotel company created by hotelier and restaurateur Hector Ross and Ronnie Kimbugwe.

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