Henrietta Hotel, London

The Experimental Cocktail Club's new 18-room boutique accommodation, their first in the capital

If you’re looking for something closer to central London and quieter than the Ned, the team behind Experimental Cocktail Club has opened their first-ever hotel in the city. As we’ve visited their first hotel project in Paris, The Grand Pigalle, we were curious to see if they could replicate its success—and that of their wildly popular bars and restaurants. Our takeaway from a recent visit, …

The Ned, London

A hub of accommodation that's more than a hotel, thanks to its size and intentions

Most hotels in big cities have a problem with maximizing space—but what does one do when the building-to-be-renovated is almost too massive? It requires more than one company, in fact. This month, The Ned finally opened its doors in London after four years of work, completing its transformation from Midland Bank headquarters into a gigantic 252-room hotel, with private members’ club areas, a spa, public …

Hotel Bachaumont Opens in Paris

An Art Deco boutique hotel with a banging bar and restaurant from the Experimental Cocktail Club folks

Officially opened just a few weeks ago, the minimalist, retro-style Hotel Bachaumont is a sublime (and much-needed) lodging and dining addition to Paris’ hotel-strapped second arrondissement. About a ten minute walk from the Louvre (and a five minute stroll to David Lynch’s nightclub Silencio), the 49-room hotel is the debut property from the newly formed La Clé Group, which is planning its second opening, Hotel …