Offers in excess of £3m sought for Cornish boutique hotel

A BEACHFRONT boutique hotel on the North Cornwall coast has gone on sale with a guide price in excess of £3million.

Atlantic House is a modern development of nine privately-owned apartments and a dozen en-suite boutique hotel rooms.

The property overlooks Polzeath beach and has capacity for a large new restaurant and bar on the ground floor, with 200 covers inside and 60 on the terrace.

James Greenslade at Savills, who have brought the hotel to market on behalf of a private client, commented: “Atlantic House is a unique opportunity for someone to acquire and re-create the famous Doom Bar as well as open a boutique style hotel occupying a stunning position with amazing ocean views overlooking Polzeath Beach.”

Related: Read the BoutiqueHotels.co.uk guide to boutique hotels in Cornwall.

Plans submitted for new Cheval Blanc hotel in London

PROPOSALS have been submitted to planners at Westminster Council for a brand new luxury hotel in the heart of Mayfair.

The new 83 bedroom Cheval Blanc hotel would be built in Grafton Street just off Bond Street.

Cheval Blanc is the upscale hotel brand belonging French luxury conglomerate Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH).

Cheval Blanc’s small portfolio of “rare and exceptional luxury” maisons includes hotels in Courchevel, Randheli and St Tropez.

Foster + Partners are the architects behind the new project which also includes restaurants and a spa.

New boutique hotel proposed in Bristol city centre

PLANS have been submitted to Bristol City Council to turn two office buildings into a new boutique hotel.

The site of the proposed hotel is in the city’s Queen’s Square Conservation Area, in the heart of what was once the banking and commercial heart of Bristol.

Art deco, Grade II listed 37-39 Corn Street was built in the 1930s to a design by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott whose other famous designs include the iconic red telephone box and Battersea Power Station.

Originally used as the offices of Friends Provident, the building and neighbouring 1960s-built 41 Corn Street would become a 126 bedroom hotel, if planners approve the scheme.

Documents submitted with the planning application say that the car free Corn Street Hotel would be seek to “reflect Bristol’s reputation as a creative and environmentally conscious city.”

Planning permission has previously been granted to turn the site into student accommodation.

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Refurbishment at Richmond Hill Hotel

A £6.7 million refurbishment programme is taking place at Richmond Hill Hotel in west London.

Following the revamp, devised by award-winning K&H Design, the hotel will have 144 bedrooms with the each of the 69 Georgian bedrooms being individually designed with references to Richmond’s local history and character,

The ‘Hill Collection’ rooms at the Georgian townhouse will offer cool, contemporary accommodation in this leafy location by the River Thames.

Richmond Hill Hotel is also undertaking a major remodelling of its food and beverage outlet bringing a new all-day dining destination to the village. Designed by award-winning Russell Sage Studio, the space has been devised as a place to kick back, to brunch, lunch or dine, or celebrate a milestone. The club like feel is also set to become a new space for today’s working lifestyle.

Diane Tapner-Evans, General Manager at Richmond Hill Hotel, says: “Richmond has been a source of inspiration for world famous artists and writers over the years and we have used these influences throughout the design process. Our Georgian townhouse has been designed for both business and leisure guests as a space to provide solace and escape from our busy lifestyles. The team have worked tirelessly to create an unrivalled reputation and now it’s time to give the village a new focus at the top of the hill.”

New boutique hotel approved at Liverpool ONE

A NEW fifty bedroom boutique hotel in Liverpool city centre has been given the green light.

Landlord Grosvenor Estates working with regeneration specialists YPG can now turn the six storey Russell Building in School Lane into the new Russell Hotel with fifty bedrooms, a first floor coffee lounge and a rooftop bar.

The applicant said in planning documents that “the proposed hotel will ensure that the Russell Building contributes to the vitality and viability of Liverpool city centre by enhancing the provision of tourist accommodation.”

The Victorian property at the corner of Peter’s Lane has been home to various companies since it was built in the 1860s but has been mostly vacant since the office space was modernised as part of the Liverpool ONE development.

A ground floor branch of Hotel Chocolat will be unaffected by the redevelopment above. Reports earlier this year said that YPG was in talks with an operator for the hotel which is due to open in Spring 2019.