Blakes Hotel

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Template:Infobox hotel Blakes Hotel is a 5-star hotel in London, England, credited as being one of the firstboutique hotels in the world. It is located at 33 Roland Gardens in South Kensington. The hotel was established in 1978 by Anouska Hempel, the London hotelier and designer, and is packed full of eclectic artefacts from all over the world - collected by Hempel during her globe-hopping from China to Cambodia. Respected for protecting the privacy of its clients from the paparazzi, it's the London base of film stars, musicians and top designers earning the reputation as the "couture hotel". Regular guests have included Princess Margaret, Sarah Ferguson the Duchess of York, actress Gywyneth Paltrow, Lindsay Lohan and supermodel Kate Moss.


Each of the 47 rooms is designed with varying influences although Asian, Moroccan, Venetian and Colonial styles are notable in Blakes Hotel.

The single rooms contain French double beds with blacks and whites in an eclectic style.<ref name="mf">Template:Cite web</ref> The luxury double rooms are styled as Indenture or Provencal design including antique swan beds and the Director’s Double has European King sized beds which are either French gilded antique swan or a four poster.<ref name="mf"/> The Luxury Suites, which are decorated in various styles, have European King sized four poster beds with extra high ceilings and their own balcony with French windows. Suite 007/008 is the largest, with a European King sized four poster bed and a black walled Victorian drawing room and fireplace.<ref name="mf"/>The hotel also contains the Library Suite with hidden cupboards behind fake bookshelves, silk wall hangings and a double-height four-poster bed.<ref name="mf"/>

The hotel offers in room spa treatments as well as a private fitness room and restaurant which is noted for its Pan Asian cuisine.



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