48 Hours: London, United Kingdom

Simply called the Rosewood London, a neoclassical landmark built in 1914, on High Holborn in what was the headquarters of Pearl Assurance Company at a property cost of £85million [$139,458,572.60]. Tony Chi the designer respected the building’s Edwardian heritage in his scheme for its 306 vast rooms and suites and an all-pervading sense of luxuriousness.

Troy Alexander Project was a guest for a few days and tested the services at Rosewood London and offers our opinion; it felt like a truly grand hotel in the capital since another one of my favorites The Lanesborough. The merino jacquard throws on the beds in the suites are Etro; the 300-threadcount bed linen is the most satiny I’ve ever slept on and the toiletries are Czech & Speake. The overall aesthetic is quite modern, monochrome and metropolitan permeated with elements of Chinese artistic influences.

Rooms from £370 [$607.05] and suites from £995 $[1,632.49], including wifi, mini-bar, breakfast and – thoughtfully – laundry. If you are a guest and stay in a suite as I did; you had your own driver.

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Thank you
Twitter and Instagram: @alexxtroy
Photos Courtesy: Troy Alexander Heyward
Photos Shot with: Hasselblad Lunar

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