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The Capital Suite at InterContinental Park Lane

ith London’s luxury hotel market showing no signs of slowing, long established properties are giving newcomers a run for their money with the addition of new services, facilities and accommodation types. At InterContinental London Park Lane, which recently relaunched its restaurant as a lively Mexican eatery headed up by charismatic chef Martha Ortiz, the latest development comes in the form of a suite. Created to meet the needs of wealthy business travellers, The Capital Suite is thought to be the first of its kind in the city, featuring two en suite bedrooms, interconnecting living spaces, a private office, and, perhaps most remarkably, a full-size boardroom. The state-of-the-art facilities marry with intelligent use of space in an interior scheme led by London-based RPW Design. “The brief was to transform a former office space serving the hotel’s administration into a versatile suite for guests, providing a further asset for the property,” explains Ariane Steinbeck, Managing Director, RPW Design. “We developed a space that would enable guests to benefit from a healthy work-life experience during their stay, and offer the utmost in privacy and discretion as there is no need for a commute through the hotel between working and resting activities.” Access is via a private entrance by the valet drop off, while an elevator delivers guests directly inside the suite – the ideal solution for those who value their privacy. And the facilities, as well as the

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RPW Design completes the first business suite of its kind, offering the full complement of working and living spaces with the highest level of privacy. Words: Catherine Martin | Photography: © Will Pryce

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Sleeper May/June 2018 - Issue 78  

Sleeper May/June 2018 - Issue 78  

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