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May 15, 2013
Currently in soft launch mode with an official opening date on the 23d May, the Great Northern Hotel is reopening in all its splendor seconds from the ever-busy Kings Cross station in London. Built in 1854 by Victorian architect Lewis Cubitt, the six-storey hotel has gone through extensive renovations, featuring 91 elegant rooms inspired by the old-school glamour of rail travel. Understated luxury is key at this upscale hotel, with a pantry on each of the six floors where guest can help themselves to homemade cakes, coffee and tea, as well as a handpicked selection of reading materials. Each room feature bath products by Malin & Goetz, bespoke furniture and audiobooks as well as personalized playlists by leading DJs. The Grade II listed building is also home to the Art Deco inspired restaurant Plum + Spilt Milk as well as the grand GNH bar, serving a selection of enticing cocktails such as the Oriental Express and Last Call. – Anna Jacobsen
Great Northern Hotel
Kings Cross NC1 4TB / 44 (0)20 3388 0800
Pictures courtesy of the Great Northern Hotel
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