Luxe boutique-hotel style anyone can steal: Knightsbridge Hotel

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    Knightsbridge Hotel

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    Hotel: Knightsbridge Hotel

    Address: 10 Beaufort Gardens, London SW3 1PT

    Price: A double room costs from £342 per night, breakfast excluded

    Contact: 020 7590 1311; knightsbridgehotel.co.uk

    LOCATION: Situated in a quiet, tree-lined street in the heart of central London, the Knightsbridge Hotel is a stone’s throw from Harrods and Harvey Nichols, with Hyde Park and the museums of South Kensington also within walking distance.

    ROOMS: There are 44 beautiful bedrooms and suites in this smart townhouse hotel, which is part of
    the Firmdale Hotels portfolio owned by husband-and-wife team, Kit and Tim Kemp. All of the rooms have been individually created by interior-designer Kit in her signature fresh, modern, English style, and they all feature high-speed Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and iPod docking stations. Located on the hotel’s first floor, the Knightsbridge Suite (right) is elegant and spacious, with floor-to-ceiling windows that let light flood in. This open-plan space has been decorated in a soothing palette of soft greys and blues lifted with splashes of bright colour and pattern. There’s a comfy seating area with classic furniture, as well as an intimate dining area.

    FAMOUS FOR: Its high standards of excellence and Kit’s unique style of decoration, which saw her named the Andrew Martin International Interior Designer of the Year in 2008.

    CELEBRITY GUESTS: Knightsbridge Hotel wouldn’t disclose any of its famous guests, but given the affluent area in which it’s located, if you don’t see a celebrity in the hotel, you’re almost certain to see one sipping on a macchiato in a coffee shop nearby.

    YOU CAN BUY THE LOOK…

    Rough luxe
    Use concrete to bring edge to a smart look
    Concrete planter, £20 for two, Cox & Cox

    Sitting pretty
    This elegant design comes in a choice of colours and fabrics
    Contrast button cotton tub chair in Fuchsia, £395, Oliver Bonas

    Put your feet up
    Place at the end of the bed for stylish storage
    Contrast button cotton ottoman in Duck Egg, £385, Oliver Bonas

    Colour splash
    Jazz up plain bed linen
    Pink sequin cushion, £35, Butterfly Home by Matthew Williamson range, Debenhams

    Under cover
    Make the bed stand out with a crisp white throw
    White scalloped quilted throw, £50, Next

    Floral touch
    Include faux flowers
    Faux purple flowers in lace jug, £125, Peony range, John Lewis

    Right direction
    Opt for a smart chevron print
    Scala in Oxford Blue, £39.50, Cubis collection, Romo

    Cool blue
    A purse-friendly option with a casual, summery vibe
    Sommar in light blue, £5 per m, Ikea

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