Due to open its doors on the 1st November 2004, the Courthouse Hotel Kempinski is set to be the ultimate destination. Located in the heart of London’s bustling shopping district - a stone’s throw away from Liberty and the internationally renowned areas of Bond Street, Regent Street and Carnaby Street, the Courthouse Hotel offers a luxurious haven for those wishing to enjoy the best that the capital has to offer.
Situated in a historic courthouse, the Grade II listed building retains much of the splendour of the original, including a number of quirky features. It has also played host to many famous cases over the years, guilty or not guilty Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and Oscar Wilde have all passed through the Courthouses’ doors.
Many remnants of this time have been incorporated into the building’s current scheme. Original Robert Adams fireplaces adorn some of the suites, and The Bar’s private tables are actually inside three of the original prison cells. Silk, the hotel’s fine dining restaurant, set to open 1st December is the old Number One court where the Judges bench, witness stand and dock take centre stage. Elsewhere in the hotel, glimpses of former use can be seen - such as the iron bars that separate the lobby from The Bar (as pictured).
The Courthouse Hotel’s cuisine ranges from traditional afternoon teas served in the Waiting Room, to modern Italian in the Carnaby Brasserie, to Italian, Oriental, Indian and Asian grazing dishes in Silk. The wide selection ensures there is something to suit every taste and appetite.
With 116 well-appointed rooms, ranging from the delightful penthouse suites through to surprisingly spacious standard accommodation, the Courthouse Hotel offers a wide range of rooms to suit all tastes and budgets. Facilities are un-matched and include over a 100 seat private cinema, Roof Top terrace, Conference Suite, business centre and health spa, boasting a pool, treatment rooms, gym, steam shower and sonarium.