Hilton Announces 2nd Waldorf Astoria For London

WEST LONDON, ENGLAND Hilton Worldwide has signed an agreement with the Ability Group to open a new Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts hotel in West London. London Syon Park, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, is scheduled to open in November.

The 137-key hotel will offer state-of-the-art meeting and conference facilities along with several destination restaurants and bars. A bespoke spa experience has also been developed for the property. Guests will have use of the park grounds, with exclusive year-round access to the Syon House gardens and activities including trout fishing.

The hotel will include some unusual features, like a butterfly house in the lobby and an ice-cream parlor. The hotel even has an exclusive agreement with celebrity surgeon Alex Karidis to offer guests discreet treatments.

“The aim of all Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts is to offer unparalleled service and quality, building on the success of the renowned Waldorf=Astoria in New York and its legacy of timeless luxury and personalized experiences,” says John Vanderslice, global head of luxury and lifestyle brands at Hilton Worldwide. “London Syon Park Hotel, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, will undoubtedly achieve that aim, and guests can expect a truly luxurious experience with the highest level of service and comfort in exceptional surroundings.”

The bar and restaurant concepts have been created by the Gorgeous Group, while Camillin Denny worked on the interior design of the 137 guestrooms.

London Syon Park will be the fourth Waldorf Astoria property to open in Europe, following The Bentley Hotel in London, Trianon Palace Versailles and Rome Cavalieri. Another Waldorf Astoria is due to open in Berlin in 2011.