UK: Located at Buckingham Gate in London, the 53-key boutique hotel is slated to open in the first quarter of 2020.
Owned by Shiva Hotels, The Guardsman is described by managing director, Rishi Sachdev, as being “designed for those who want the tailored, personal experience offered by a club, the flexibility and luxury of a hotel, and the comfort and familiarity of a home.”
Designed by architects Dexter Moren Associates and multi-disciplinary design practice, Tonik Associates, all rooms are individually designed with custom-made furnishings, each equipped with state-of-the-art integrated televisions and speakers.
The top three floors will comprise of six exclusive residences, ranging from one-to-three bedrooms each with living spaces, dining areas, and fully fitted kitchens.
The Penthouse will boast a wraparound terrace, whilst two others will feature an expansive outdoor seating space.
Along with their choice of rooms, guests can request a preferred choice of drinks, menu items, or bathroom products to be available upon arrival.
Spaces for dining and socialising are set over two levels, whereby the hotel’s restaurant is open to residents and its guests only. A few select dishes will remain constant throughout the ever-evolving menus, developed daily from seasonal produce.
The kitchen will be open all day, and room service will be available 24 hours.