The Biltmore Mayfair Opens as Europe’s First LXR Hotels & Resorts Property

United Kingdom, London. October 14, 2019

The Biltmore Mayfair opens its doors today as Europe's first LXR Hotels & Resorts property - Hilton's collection of luxury hotels. The 307-room hotel combines exquisite contemporary accommodation, stunning views across the gardens of Grosvenor Square, and innovative culinary concepts by Michelin Star restaurateur, Jason Atherton, creating the ultimate urban sanctuary in the heart of Mayfair.

A new jewel in the prestigious neighbourhood, the hotel unites 20th century grandeur with modern architectural details.Guests looking for an elegant escape can book into one of the 57 beautifully designed suites, where, for special occasions, they can enjoy personalised embroidered pillowcases and monogrammed bathrobes. Quintessentially British amenities by Penhaligon's are provided in all bathrooms. Instead of a traditional minibar, guests who book one of the hotel's eight signature suites will have access to a quilted, leather-encased cabinet holding full-size bottles of champagne. Even the hotel's youngest residents will feel perfectly pampered in the signature suites with their own bathrobes, coloured toothbrushes and access to a complimentary non-alcoholic mini-bar throughout their stay.

The Biltmore Mayfair is also home to the capital's most sought-after new restaurant concepts from world-renowned restaurateur Jason Atherton:

- The Betterment features a seasonally driven menu, from locally-sourced fish and meats that are wood-fired, to signature salads and plant-based dishes.

- The Pine Bar operates as a sophisticated bar with classic cocktails, exceptional wines and delicious bar snacks, including home-cured charcuterie.

- The Tea Lounge, located within the hotel lobby, is ideal to enjoy one of London's finest afternoon teas, and indulge in a selection of homemade sandwiches. Guests can also enjoy sweet delicacies including a Dorset spice apple cake and lemon and lavender macarons, in the Writer's Corner.

- Finally, within the heart of the hotel is The Terrace. Open all year round, the relaxed, alfresco area is surrounded by stunning floral arrangements, sweeping greenery and glimmering fairy lights, making it the perfect spot to drink and dine under the stars.

With a host of iconic landmarks and neighbourhoods on its doorstep, including the home of bespoke tailoring, Savile Row, and exclusive retailers on Bond Street - the hotel is a decadent retreat to experience the best that London has to offer.

"We are delighted to be opening The Biltmore Mayfair, Europe's first LXR Hotels & Resorts property, on London's prestigious Grosvenor Square," said Simon Vincent, President, EMEA, Hilton. "Bringing contemporary luxury to Mayfair, guests will experience outstanding hospitality, including dining by Chef Jason Atherton, in remarkable surroundings that truly capture the spirit of London and British luxury."

Jason Atherton will oversee food and beverage for the hotel's extensive event spaces, including the impressive 500 square metre ballroom, ideal for large-scale events, weddings or cocktail receptions, with capacity for up to 700 guests. For more intimate functions, the Waterloo and Manhattan Suites can hold up to 80 and 100 guests respectively, while the Kendal Suite lends itself perfectly to up to 40 guests. The hotel also boasts a state-of-the-art fitness suite.

"The exceptional, singular service that is consistent across all LXR Hotels & Resorts, paired with the personalized attention offered by The Biltmore Mayfair is truly unparalleled," said Feisal Jaffer, global head, LXR Hotels & Resorts. "We look forward to creating a distinctive sanctuary from where our guests can experience the best of London."

The Biltmore Mayfair joins Habtoor Palace Dubai, LXR Hotels & Resorts, as the second property within Hilton's collection of luxury hotels. The brand made its world debut with the opening of Habtoor Palace in August 2018.

The Biltmore Mayfair, LXR Hotels & Resorts is part of Hilton Honors, the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton's 17 distinct hotel brands. Members who book directly have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount, free standard Wi-Fi and the Hilton Honors mobile app. Book direct at Hilton.com, through the Hilton Honors app or through other official Hilton channels for more perks and a price match guarantee.

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