Bulgari Hotel & Residences next to The Knightsbridge apartment building.

Bulgari Hotel & Residences next to The Knightsbridge apartment building.

Bulgari Hotel & Residences

Bulgari Hotel & Residences

January 16, 2012
Bulgari Hotel & Residences

Bulgari Hotel & Residences

May 2011
Bulgari Hotel & Residences

Bulgari Hotel & Residences

January 16, 2012
Bulgari Hotel & Residences

Bulgari Hotel & Residences

April 11, 2012

Bulgari Hotel & Residences

163-173 Knightsbridge, London SW7 1DW
Mixed use

Description of Bulgari Hotel & Residences

The Bulgari Hotel & Residences in London is Prime Development's debut project. In fact, Prime Development was founded to create this landmark hotel. With 85 rooms and the eyes of the world upon it, the Bulgari Hotel & Residences is due to open in Spring 2012, in time for the London Olympics.

Before forming to take on this project, the core team at Prime Development were behind the hugely successful Knightsbridge Apartments in the adjacent building. It is already clear from our success at the UK Property Awards 2010 that the current development is set to build dramatically on that previous achievement.

With exceptional views over Hyde Park and the historic Knightsbridge village, the hotel is bounded by Knightsbridge Green to the east, Raphael Street to the south and The Knightsbridge residential scheme to the west.This places the hotel a stone's throw from the V&A Museum, Harrods, Sloane Street and a wealth of other Knightsbridge attractions. Access to Hyde Park, one of Central London's largest and most beautiful green spaces, is literally a few paces from the site via Park Close.

Location and History

One of the world's leading super-prime locations, Knightsbridge draws investors from every corner of the globe. Its desirability has been emphasised by the rapid recovery of the area's property market.The site for The Bulgari Hotel & Residences, London was once home to the Knightsbridge Palace Hotel. Built in 1911, the Knightsbridge Palace was renamed The Normandie Hotel in 1937 which closed its doors 1977 to become holiday let apartments. With the The Bulgari Hotel & Residences, the hotel spirit returns to this prestigious Knightsbridge address.

This project has been made possible in no small part thanks to the obtaining of the existing consents by Prime Development. With those consents in place, the opportunity has been created to develop one of the world's most desirable luxury hotels.

'Constructing a new building in this part of London is an extraordinary achievement because the city tends to be extremely conservative due to its consolidated urban plan.' - Antonio Citterio, founder, Antonio Citterio, Patricia Viel & Partners S.r.l.

Source: prime-development.co.uk

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The nearest tube, train and bus stations.
Knightsbridge Underground Station
Knightsbridge Station - 1 min. walking / 37 metres
14, 414, 74, C1, N74, N97, 137, 19, 22, 452, N137, N19, N22

News: (8)

Piperhill has taken on works within The Bulgari Hotel.

Various projects include the replacement of various storage units in the spa, the installation of a temporary bar and back room facilities before more major works are to be undertaken. They are now in the process of replacing duckboards in each and every room of the hotel.

Read more at piperhillconstruction.com.

15/01/2019 13:26 by Buildington

Nigel Tisdall of the Telegraph Travel gives Bulgari Hotel & Residences an overall 8 out of 10 rating.

Location 9/10
Style/character 9/10
Service 9/10
Rooms 8/10
Food and drink 8/10
Value for money 7/10

Read the full hotel review here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/hotel/71784/Bulgari-Hotel-Knightsbridge-London-hotel-review.html

15/06/2012 12:30 by Buildington

The opening has yet to be officially announced by either Bulgari or joint venture partner Marriott International, but Business Traveller got the hotel's confirmation that it opened on Monday May 28.

Source: Business Traveller http://www.businesstraveller.com/news/bulgari-london-opens

01/06/2012 14:33 by Buildington

Westminster City Council grants planning permission for:

Variation of Condition 55 of the planning permission dated 20 October 2010 (RN: 10/04717) for the redevelopment of the site to provide a building comprising six basement levels, ground floor and nine upper floors with plant level above for use as an 87 bedroom hotel, restaurant and five residential flats (site includes 163-169, 171-173 Knightsbridge); namely, a change of use of part sixth floor from hotel to residential flat [front right].

Source: Westminster City Council weekly planning list 1. April 2012. Ref. no. 11/10925/FULL. Decision date: 30.03.12. More info: www.westminster.gov.uk/planning.

14/04/2012 00:53 by Buildington

The hotel will open on the 1st of June. We have added a new photo that was taken yesterday from across the road in front of One Hyde Park.

12/04/2012 19:49 by Buildington

An exquisite 7th floor lateral penthouse apartment of 9,260 square feet (860 square meters) available. Contact Christie's International Real Estate for further details www.christiesrealestate.com.

12/01/2012 13:02 by Buildington

Penthouse apartment was purchased for about £100 million, reports Bloomberg.

The undisclosed buyer paid about £7,000 a square foot for the unfurnished duplex in the Bulgari Hotel and Residences. A second penthouse unit in the development is on the market for 69 million pounds.

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2011/12/20/bloomberg_articlesLWIHTL0D9L35.DTL#ixzz1hdb35OXS

26/12/2011 13:04 by Buildington

Planning permission granted for external terrace for outdoor seating in connection with restaurant for Knightsbridge Palace Hotel (currently under construction) including raised platform, metal
balustrade enclosure, 5 fixed parasols and lighting fixtures (Southern end of Knightsbridge Green frontage).

Planning permission from Westminster City Council Date Decision: 25.08.11 Ref. No.: 10/10548/FULL. Online planning applications database http://idoxpa.westminster.gov.uk/online-applications.

11/09/2011 16:32 by Buildington

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