Prior to refurbishment

2 – 10 Harrington Road is in the process of being completely renovated to restore the prestige and Victorian grandeur of the original 1888 boutique hotel but with a contemporary look and feel. Here are a few images of what it looked like prior to  refurbishment.

A brief background

Located on Harrington Road, South Kensington, the hotel was originally built in 1888 as a boutique hotel with only 80 rooms, each of which had different fittings and furniture and did not abide by uniformity.  The hotel was comfortable and luxurious and was set apart by its character and distinction.

Transforming The Ampersand Hotel

Spring 2012 will see South Kensington welcome the opening of a newly renovated original 1888 Victoria boutique hotel – The Ampersand Hotel. This 110 bedroom hotel takes inspiration from the nearby cultural district including the V&A, The Royal Albert Hall, The Natural History Museum and The Science Museum. Following an invited design competition Dexter Moren Associates were … Continue reading

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