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Suite of the week: Royal Suite & By Appointment Collection, InterContinental London Park Lane

Suite name: Royal Suite & By Appointment Collection Hotel: InterContinental London Park Lane, London, UK Size of accommodation: 196.7 square metres Cost per night: from £10,000 What makes it special: Attention is in every detail of the glamorous design that blends styles from Her Majesty’s early life to the present. The Royal Suite celebrates to the hotel’s location on the site of 145 Piccadilly, Queen Elizabeth II’s former childhood residence. The timeless design encapsulates signature styles from Her Majesty’s early life through to the present. The contemporary interpretation draws inspiration from Her Majesty’s style and duties to create residential grandeur, perfectly suited to entertaining, meeting or relaxing. At the heart of the Royal Suite is a stunning living and entertaining area, which celebrates old world glamour and features an opulent hand-blown glass chandelier inspired by Her Majesty’s diamond collection. The elegant dining area, complete with black lacquer dining table and bespoke accessories, is complemented by an intimate seating alcove. The plush velvet cocoon is ideal for post-dinner Champagne while soaking up the Knightsbridge skyline. The study area features a traditional writing desk with a stylised interpretation of a white leather wingback desk chair, bespoke accessories, and a collection of Taschen curated books. Overlooking Knightsbridge and Hyde Park, this creates one of the most inspirational places for work or reflection in London. The master bedroom boasts a sumptuous flora lined satin canopy bed that celebrates the backdrops Cecil Beaton used in his portraits of Her Majesty and an expansive walk in wardrobe with rich leather and brass trim doors inspired by the ever-present iconic little black handbag. If you would like to be featured as ’suite of the week’ on A Luxury Travel Blog, please contact us.

Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson is Editor of A Luxury Travel Blog and has worked in the travel industry for more than 30 years. He is Winner of the Innovations in Travel ‘Best Travel Influencer’ Award from WIRED magazine. In addition to other awards, the blog has also been voted “one of the world’s best travel blogs” and “best for luxury” by The Daily Telegraph.

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