We use cookies to improve your experience on our website. By browsing this website, you agree to our use of cookies.

Disclosure: This article may contain affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, we will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.

RIU to open a 4-star hotel in London next to Buckingham Palace

Future Riu Plaza Hotel London

RIU Hotels & Resorts has bought a building next to Victoria Station, Westminster Cathedral and Buckingham Palace, following a total refurbishment will open a hotel in its Riu Plaza urban line.

By the end of 2020, the future Riu Plaza hotel in London will become the chain’s first hotel in the United Kingdom, a country that represents a large proportion of RIU’s clientele in Spain and the Caribbean, and where the chain has spent some time seeking the ideal opportunity to expand the city hotel brand. The hotel that RIU is planning will be 4-star, with 350 rooms, and it will be geared mainly towards guests visiting London on sight-seeing holidays. The building is at 1 Neathouse Place.

Luis Riu, CEO of RIU Hotels & Resorts, explains that “location is very important for all our hotels, but for the Riu Plaza line it is essential that we are located very close to the places of cultural and tourist interest and very well-connected. After years spent studying the best offers in the city, we are very pleased to announce this project, for which we estimate an investment of around 250 million euros to cover the purchase of the building and the refurbishment. The location is unbeatable, the building is in excellent condition and I think that in less than two years we will be able to celebrate the opening of our first hotel in London.”

London Victoria Station is the second-busiest station in the UK, after Waterloo, with an annual footfall of more than 75 million passengers using its underground, train and bus terminals. One of the many advantages of the hotel’s location is its direct connection to Gatwick airport in 30 minutes.

The building was originally constructed in the 1960s and it was fully renovated in 1997. The future RIU hotel will keep the structure and the best aspects of the building, and the interior will be completely transformed, with attention to design and comfort as well as the latest developments in energy efficiency and sustainable operations. Some of the rooms will enjoy spectacular views, and the hotel will also have a bar and restaurant, and an open-air terrace, which is not common in central London.

 

https://www.tqlkg.com/gc66nswkqo9IJAHEDH9BCIBEFEJ




728х90_англ.

Search