The May Fair Hotel

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The May Fair Hotel
BERT AMBROSE - The May Fair Hotel Stratton Street Mayfair London W1J 8LT.jpg
The May Fair Hotel is located in Central London
The May Fair Hotel
Location within Central London
General information
LocationMayfair, London, England
Coordinates51°30′29″N 0°8′38″W / 51.50806°N 0.14389°W / 51.50806; -0.14389Coordinates: 51°30′29″N 0°8′38″W / 51.50806°N 0.14389°W / 51.50806; -0.14389
OwnerEdwardian Hotels
ManagementEdwardian Group London[1]
Other information
Number of rooms404

The May Fair Hotel is a hotel on Stratton Street in Mayfair, London, that first opened in 1927 on the site of Devonshire House in Stratton Street..[2] The hotel is now owned by Edwardian Hotels, and Inderneel Singh, son of the chairman and CEO Jasminder Singh, is the managing director.[3]

The 404-room hotel completed a $150 million renovation[4] in November 2006, updating the hotel which opened in 1927, with King George V and Queen Mary in attendance.[5] It also accommodates the May Fair Theatre, which opened in 1963.[6][7]

A blue plaque unveiled in 2005 on the May Fair commemorates dance band leader Bert Ambrose, who regularly performed at the hotel.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edwardian Group London announces new General Manager of the May Fair Hotel" (PDF). Edwardian.com. Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  2. ^ Weinreb et al. 2008, p. 679.
  3. ^ "Inderneel Singh, Managing Director, May Fair Hotel, London". Asian-voice.com. Retrieved 2017-01-27.
  4. ^ "Hotels: Reviews, News and Ratings". Hotelchatter.com. Retrieved 2017-01-28.
  5. ^ "The May Fair". www.radissonblu-edwardian.com. Retrieved 11 January 2018.
  6. ^ "The May Fair Theatre private screening room". www.themayfairhotel.co.uk. Retrieved 2019-03-07.
  7. ^ Weinreb et al. 2008, pp. 536,679.
  8. ^ "AMBROSE, BERT (C. 1896-1971)". English Heritage. Retrieved 2012-08-17.