November 23, 2012
It?s been a busy year for luxury hotels in the capital. A pre-Olympic surge saw the Bulgari and Thompson Belgraves open their doors to the well-heeled in Knightsbridge, the Dorset Square Hotel returned to its Firmdale founders in Baker Street, and CitizenM opened a design-driven outpost in Bankside. Latecomers to the party have included the Ampersand Hotel and Me by Meliá, with Café Royal and the Wellesley set to follow by the year?s end. However, the South Place Hotel is cut from different cloth, for this is the first hotel from D&D London ? the restaurant empire founded by Sir Terence Conran.
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