Following the highly acclaimed re-opening of The Lanesborough in 2015, as part of the prestigious Oetker Collection, The Lanesborough Club & Spa will launch in early 2017, marking the next stage of this iconic hotel’s evolution.
The Lanesborough Club & Spa will be one of London’s most exclusive private members fitness and health clubs, offering club members and hotel guests access to internationally recognised experts and leaders in the fields of fitness, beauty and wellness.
It will provide Belgravia with a luxury ‘club for life’ and offer a 360° approach to wellbeing for modern day Londoners living and working in the local area. It will seek to offer an environment within which members can re-invigorate, relax and socialise and will mirror The Lanesborough’s core principles of being vibrant, elegant and a grand ‘home from home’. This new addition to The Lanesborough will pride itself on convenience by providing a luxurious haven in central London.
Understanding that members will be juggling high pressure, busy lives it will provide guidance on wellbeing and lifestyle. Tailored programmes on fitness, nutrition and therapies can be created for members by Bodyism, while group classes, grooming, treatments, therapies, social spaces and dining options will cater for every need.
Designers 1508 London, have furthered the tone of Cabinet Alberto Pinto’s work on the hotel’s recent renovation whilst simultaneously generating new design characteristics unique to The Lanesborough Club & Spa.
Inspired by the ceremonial spaces and intimate areas associated with Roman Bath Spa, 1508 London has respected and re-imagined the classical aesthetic of the hotel while creating a uniqueness which gives it strength of character and experience. The concept team has sought to create a balanced hybrid of luxury club and lounge with fitness and spa retreat.
The interiors have inherently British characteristics and classical details. Silk wallpapers, wood panelling and leather upholstering give an opulent feel whilst colours such as peacock blue satins, deep green silks and bronze trims compliment the classical beauty of oak, marble and stone.
The Lanesborough Club & Spa will be accessed via the hotel and also by a members only entrance on Grosvenor Crescent. A stately and traditional lobby set under the easterly wing of the hotel will welcome guests into a social area with the tone of a private club. This area is designed to encourage socialising and will feature a restaurant with semi-private dining area, flanked by a manicure and pedicure suite and an expansive fitness area.
Moving through to a quieter central zone, spaces split to intimate male and female zones, changing rooms and thermal suites surrounding a central Spa Treatment Lounge and series of elegant treatment rooms. The easterly side of The Lanesborough Club & Spa will be a mixed area with a Hydro-pool designed to encourage quiet contemplation and relaxation.