The five-star luxury Corinthia Hotel London, located in the heart of the British capital on Whitehall Place, has started accepting reservations as it prepares to open its doors next April.

A meticulous reconstruction of what was originally an imposing Victorian-era Grand Hotel, Corinthia London features 294 guest accommodations, including 43 luxurious suites. Covering an area of 470 square metres, its royal suite is claimed by the owners to be the largest in London.

There are also seven signature suites, appointed over two storeys, served by their own internal lifts, and located inside historic turrets featuring terraces with views across some of London’s most iconic landmarks.

Each signature suite is inspired by a great figure in British history including a musician, an inventor and a writer.

A refurbished grand ballroom includes restored Victorian features.

A flagship Espa Life spa is spread over 3,300 square metres on four floors and colourist and hairdresser Daniel Galvin OBE will open a second London salon within the hotel.

A private room in the salon will offer a library of over 25,000 films for VIP clients from the performing arts and film industry to use as a reference for their own hairstyles, colour and make-up.

Other firsts for the hotel include a Harrods-inspired luxury lifestyle concept store in the main lobby.

“We are delighted Corinthia Hotel London is now at its final stage of completion. The hotel will be a dynamic London landmark where the past meets the future,” hotel general manager Matthew Dixon said.

“In April,” he added, “the eyes of the world will be on London in celebration of the royal wedding and we look for-ward to being the newest addition to the city’s iconic landscape.”

For more information on Corinthia Hotel London visit www.corinthia.com/London.

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