Hotel unveils new look
Wed 2 November 2016, 5:00 pm
The £21 million extension and refurbishment of the Clayton Hotel Chiswick has been completed and was marked by a ribbon-cutting ceremony in October.
The two-year project to expand and improve the four-star hotel, has seen the ground floor extended to 200sq m as well as the installation of a bar, coffee outlet, restaurant and lounge area.
An additional 104 bedrooms have also been added to the hotel, bringing the total to 227, but the emphasis of the development was on refurbishing communal areas, as general manager Thomas Doyle explains.
“Guests want something different now and we have designed the hotel with their needs very much in mind,” he said.
“People no longer spend time in their room, preferring to be in communal spaces, even if they’re on their own. We have provided a variety of places to sit throughout the ground floor, offering different degrees of privacy as well as space to work, relax, eat, hold business meetings or chat with friends – with super-fast broadband throughout.”
All rooms at the hotel have been refurbished, with Glasgow-based interior design company Cunningham McLean choosing a ‘burnt orange’ colour scheme. The reception desk has been moved to one side and Italian marble was chosen for the atrium.
Seating areas separated by open dividers and a private library have also been developed within the hotel.
Alan McClure, co-director of Cunningham McLean, said: “Our design team have created a soft look but with character through their choice of classic colours, quality wool carpets and high-end soft furnishings.”
The hotel also has an events space, which can accommodate up to 400 guests for weddings, meetings, training days, conferences, parties or dinners.