The Millennium Hotel London Mayfair, which was
closed for renovation last year, will reopen as The Biltmore,
Mayfair under Hilton’s new LXR Hotels & Resorts
luxury hotel collection.
The luxury hotel, situated in a prime location in the heart of
Mayfair on Grosvenor Square, will open for business in Spring
2019, marking the new brand’s European debut.
Designed by Goddard Littlefair, the hotel will offer 257 rooms,
many with views over Grosvenor Square, as well as 51
The refurbishment, which is estimated to cost
approximately £50 million, started in November 2017 and the hotel
was closed entirely at the beginning of July 2018.
Patrick Fitzgibbon, senior vice president,
Development, EMEA, Hilton, said, “LXR is designed to bring
together the best of luxury in global destinations. The Biltmore,
Mayfair is a stunning addition to the new collection and
prestigious extension to Hilton’s growing luxury portfolio in
London. Guests will experience first-class service in the heart of
Mayfair, and the unique craftsmanship and historic surroundings of
the hotel will make for a truly memorable stay.”
The Biltmore, Mayfair will feature new culinary
concepts headed by internationally-renowned chefs, an all-year
round alfresco terrace, an exclusive cocktail bar and a large gymtech fitness suite.
The hotel will also house a 500 sqm ballroom with
a capacity for up to 700 guests. For smaller functions, the Waterloo and Manhattan
Suites are suited to more intimate receptions of up to 100 guests,
while the Kendal Suite lends itself perfectly to small groups of
25 guests or boardroom meetings.
Martin Rinck, executive vice president and
global head Luxury & Lifestyle Group, Hilton said: “LXR properties
are truly best-in-class hotels, known for their distinctive
character and unrivalled service. We are incredibly excited that
The Biltmore, Mayfair will bring to life everything that the brand
stands for by joining as the first LXR hotel in Europe.”
LXR is a collection of independent hotels. Last year, the collection welcomed its maiden hotel
in Dubai at Habtoor Palace, a 234-guest room luxury hotel situated
on Sheikh Zayed Road.