Embarking on a journey through the sumptuous boroughs of Chelsea, Belgravia, and Kensington, you’ll come across a marvel of luxury and grace: The Chelsea Townhouse. Unveiled as London’s latest boutique hotel by Iconic Luxury Hotels, The Chelsea Townhouse was formerly known as the esteemed Draycott Hotel. Now, with extensive renovations, it opens its doors to reveal an unparalleled experience of luxury, nestled just a leisurely stroll away from its elegant sister hotel, 11 Cadogan Gardens.
Set within the tranquil confines of Chelsea’s exclusive Cadogan Gardens, The Chelsea Townhouse is a harmonious blend of three Queen Anne-style, Victorian red-brick townhouses. These architectural gems are connected by intricate staircases and secret corridors, all meticulously restored by the acclaimed architect, Gary Kellett, while preserving the historical essence of the original architecture.
With an offering of 36 uniquely designed bedrooms, The Chelsea Townhouse caters to a diverse clientele, from solo travellers and romantic couples to families seeking a luxurious retreat. The rooms are adorned with minibars stocked with locally sourced, complimentary delights, and guests are warmly greeted with a welcoming Chelsea Bun, embodying the quintessence of British hospitality.
A culinary journey awaits within the Dining Salon on the ground floor, where mornings are greeted with a spread of homemade granola, artisan yoghurts, seasonal berries, and an array of pastries. Guests are invited to enjoy their breakfast in any enchanting corner of the house, from the garden-viewing Dining Salon to the sunlit Library. The all-day menu promises a comforting embrace of home-style favourites, including club sandwiches, lobster rolls, and an array of sweet indulgences.
For the wine connoisseurs and cocktail aficionados, The Chelsea Townhouse boasts a cellar teeming with international wines and hosts that artfully craft cocktails to your liking. For those yearning to explore Chelsea’s vibrant food scene, a visit to Hans Bar & Grill on Pavilion Road, housed in the sister property, 11 Cadogan Gardens, is a must.
Beyond the culinary delights, guests are afforded access to a myriad of exclusive amenities including the private Cadogan Gardens, The Library, and a secluded meeting room. The rooms grant direct access to the picturesque gardens, making them the perfect venues for intimate gatherings or business meetings. Fitness enthusiasts can benefit from the facilities of 11 Cadogan Gardens, complete with a private gym and personal trainers on request.
Situated at the crossroads of luxury and culture, The Chelsea Townhouse is steps away from London’s renowned shopping destinations, King’s Road and Sloane Street, and a host of cultural treasures including The Saatchi Gallery, Royal Court Theatre, Cadogan Hall, Chelsea Physic Garden, the V&A, and The Natural History Museum.
Marking a significant milestone for Iconic Luxury Hotels, The Chelsea Townhouse is the brand’s third hotel in London and sixth in the U.K. The hotel is part of The Cadogan Gardens Collection, joining The Apartments at 20 Cadogan Gardens and 11 Cadogan Gardens, all operated by the esteemed brand for Cadogan. This enchanting townhouse offers a refined sanctuary, where guests can explore the vibrant city of London while indulging in the finest British luxury.
The Chelsea Townhouse, with its Edwardian origins and stunning antique décor, epitomizes quintessential British luxury. Each room and suite is a masterpiece of design, complementing the architectural grandeur with fireplaces, exquisite antiques, and breathtaking views of the private Cadogan Gardens.
As you dine in the salon or beneath the ancient trees of Cadogan Gardens, you are immersed in a world of culinary delights and historical richness. The Chelsea Townhouse invites you to explore the vibrant SW3 neighbourhood, delve into the history of Chelsea Physic Garden, and relax in the tranquil Cadogan Gardens. For a rejuvenating spa experience, the Iconic Luxury Hotel collection offers Spa Experience Days at Cliveden House in Berkshire, where you can indulge in luxurious treatments inspired by the estate’s historical mistresses.
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