Covent Garden Hotel
|Covent Garden Hotel|
|Location||10 Monmouth Street|
London WC2H 9HB, England
|Number of rooms||58|
Covent Garden Hotel is a 5-star hotel in London, England. It is located in Monmouth Street near Seven Dials in the West End, a short walk away from the Royal Opera House, and is surrounded by some 21 theatres. The hotel is part of Tim and Kit Kemp's Firmdale Hotels.
The reception area and the 58 bedrooms were designed by Kit Kemp. At the reception, there are large curtains and aged wood furnishings. Stone stairs lead up to the first-floor drawing room which has maple-wood panelling. The Tiffany’s Library is also located on the first floor and has a fireplace and bar. The hotel has three private dining rooms, a private 47-seat screening room, and the Brasserie Max, with a pewter bar with an arched mirror. The bedrooms are elegant, with floral motifs, and they have bathrooms made of granite and mahogany. The hotel also has a gym and a spa.
The hotel frequently attracts notable guests. Musician Courtney Love stayed at the hotel in 2007, actor Simon Russell Beale in 2002, The lobby and restaurant of the hotel were used as filming locations in the 2005 film Match Point; Scarlett Johansson, one of that film's main actors, also stayed there. Other well-known guests include the director Peter Jackson, actors Tim Robbins, Meryl Streep, Stockard Channing, Stephen Fry, Geoffrey Rush, Kiefer Sutherland and Kate Winslet.
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