The historic Grosvenor Hotel set to relaunch as the new Amba Hotel Victoria

27 November 2018

Amba Hotels, the modern 4* hotel brand from London’s largest hotel owner and operator glh Hotels, is to add another historic property to its portfolio at London’s Victoria Station.

Currently operating as The Grosvenor Hotel under the Guoman Hotels brand, the 345 - bedroom property will be fully refurbished to embody Amba Hotels’ intuitive design standards. Amba Hotel Victoria will offer guests modern comfort and style;  while incorporating the classic architecture of the Victorian building.

The renovation project will have a phased launch, with the first refurbished elements of the hotel - The Grosvenor Arms, the hotel’s dedicated restaurant, and The Tea Lounge – already complete and open to the public. The hotel’s bedrooms, meetings and events spaces, and additional food and beverage outlets will then be fully refurbished throughout next year. The finishing touches are scheduled to be complete by the end of 2019. glh Hotels has worked in conjunction with interior and hospitality designers, Goddard Littlefair, to create the new look Amba Hotels bedrooms and bathrooms.

Neil Gallagher, Chief Executive of glh Hotels, said: “The expansion of the Amba Hotels brand, with the addition of the Amba Hotel Victoria, is a milestone moment for glh Hotels.

“The brand was designed to raise guests’ expectations of a 4* hotel and offer an upgraded hotel experience. Each Amba Hotel has a unique personality in an  amazing central London location and we know Amba Hotel Victoria will be the perfect addition to this brand.”

Launched with the mission to put the magic back into 4*, Amba Hotels aims to raise guests’ expectations with an upgraded experience every time. From the blackout curtains and Hypnos beds, to the luxurious added touches which include complimentary mini-bars, oversized toiletries and a personalised service, Amba Hotels not only understands guests needs but exceeds them.

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