Hempel Hotel

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The Hempel Hotel
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Hempel Hotel is located in Central London
Hempel Hotel
Location within Central London
General information
Location31-35 Craven Hill Gardens, London, England, United Kingdom
Coordinates51°30′46″N 0°10′56″W / 51.51278°N 0.18222°W / 51.51278; -0.18222
ClosedJanuary 2013
Other information
Number of rooms50
Number of restaurants1

The Hempel Hotel was a luxury 5-star hotel in London, England. It was located at 31-35 Craven Hill Gardens to the north of Hyde Park off Bayswater Road. It was a small boutique hotel with Zen inspiration, designed by Anouska Hempel.[1] The design of each of the 40 rooms and 10 apartments centered on minimalistic art and the color white,[2] and it also featured a zen garden.

The hotel was a favourite of Victoria Beckham and of Michael Jackson, who reserved the entire hotel during a stay there in 2006.[3]

The hotel was sold in January 2013 to British Land before being demolished to make way for 18 luxury apartments, opened in 2016.


  1. ^ Emma Jacobs (March 23, 2012). "At home: Anouska Hempel". Ft.com.
  2. ^ Jonathan Glancey (2 October 2006). "Terrace towers". Guardian. Retrieved 26 November 2012. ... the ultra-minimalist, five-star Hempel Hotel
  3. ^ ThisisLondon Archived 2011-06-06 at the Wayback Machine

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Coordinates: 51°30′47″N 0°10′56″W / 51.51303°N 0.18225°W / 51.51303; -0.18225