1 Hotel Mayfair opened Thursday 13th July 2023, making its debut as the first European property of the 1 Hotel’s mission-driven portfolio. 1 Hotel Mayfair is setting a new benchmark for lower impact luxury in London, introducing a destination, community and platform for change for travellers and Londoners alike.
Located on Berkeley Street, overlooking Green Park, the eight-storey, urban sanctuary is steps from verdant spaces including St James’ Park and Hyde Park, sophisticated boutiques, West End theatres and renowned museums and galleries including The Royal Academy.
The hotel boasts 181-keys (137 rooms and 44 suites) – including the largest one-bedroom Penthouse in Mayfair with sweeping views of Green Park. The hotel is also home to:
- Dovetale, the ground-floor restaurant from internationally renowned Two Michelin starred chef Tom Sellers
- Dover Yard, a signature cocktail bar and lounge featuring a locally-sourced drinks programme
- Neighbours, a lively daytime café and evening bar
- Wellness area on the first floor, where guests can work out in an uplifting space as well as enjoy the Mayfair-specific treatments by longtime partner Bamford Wellness Spa.
Opting for reconstruction over new construction, this urban oasis, built to BREEAM Excellent standards, utilised 80% of the existing structure, which was repurposed to minimise adverse environmental impact.
Through biophilia-inspired design and practices, nature is intertwined into everything at 1 Hotels, and celebrating sustainability is intrinsic to 1 Hotel Mayfair’s design, layout, creativity, culture, storytelling and service. Over 500sqm of living green-trellised exterior walls transform former hard surfaces into natural vertical landscapes. All 181 guest rooms feature moss walls, British Oak flooring and Welsh slate bathroom vanities. More than 200 plant species and 1,300 individual plants can be found across the property, from the living walls to the planting beds in the bedrooms.
In keeping with the brand’s mission-driven ethos, 1 Hotel Mayfair has partnered with contemporary artists to convey important messages on humankind’s impact on our natural environments, including specially commissioned pieces such as:
- ‘Flow’ by marine-plastic artist Steve McPherson
- Kate McGwire’s feather installation atop the bar counter at Dover Yard
- The leafy lobby chandelier created from air plants by artist Patrick Nadeau
- Herbert Golser’s ‘1’ sign, made exclusively from wood.
Encouraging guests to explore the city emission-free, the Audi e-tron, the official Electronic Vehicle of 1 Hotels, is available daily for guests to enjoy.
IMMERSIVE DINING DESTINATIONS:
Helmed by two-Michelin-starred Chef Tom Sellers, 1 Hotel Mayfair’s Dovetale restaurant and garden terrace boasts European classics and a deep respect for seasonal, organic and locally sourced ingredients. A Knickerbocker Glory trolley will offer a new take on the classic dessert, made tableside. The restaurant will be joined by adjacent destination cocktail bar Dover Yard led by master bartender Matteo Caretta, which boasts a dramatic backdrop of Yorkshire dry stone walls and crafted furniture designed by Katie Walker. Finally, Neighbours offers light snacks and barista-made ethical fair-trade coffee during daytime. As the evening arrives, sliding rattan panels change the ambience for aperitif hour. Rotating music programming takes place every weekend with DJ sets and live performances by top local musicians.
TRANSFORMATIVE WELLNESS OFFERINGS:
The wellness area, spanning the first floor of the hotel, will house a Bamford Wellness Spa, opening late August, with three treatment rooms and a large selection of holistic offerings, inclusive of two bespoke treatments – the ‘Digital Detox’ and ‘Revive’. A relaxation area set in a calming and soothing colour palette, as well as an expansive gym, The Field House, boasts state-of-the-art Technogym equipment and an impressive line up of practitioners and personal trainers.
PENTHOUSE AND SIGNATURE SUITES
The newly constructed upper two floors of the building are a contemporary addition to the property and feature floor to ceiling windows throughout, flooding light into the rooms. The new floors add 35 stunning suites and expansive outdoor spaces to the building (including the largest 1 bedroom Penthouse Suite in Mayfair).
NEW GATHERING PLACES
A freshly cobbled and now pedestrian walkway, Dover Yard, creates a harmonious outdoor public space, which has been gifted to the neighbourhood. Passing Londoners can connect to nature and the surrounding community in between Berkeley Street and Dover Street.
Every month 1 Hotel Mayfair curates a variety of events, classes and workshops for guests, from fashion and wellness pop-ups, music series, exclusive fitness classes and panel talks. An example of such programming is Mayfair’s Tree Tapestry Tour; an opportunity to uncover the hidden treasures of Mayfair with a specially crafted tree map, designed in collaboration with The Tree Council, a local and independent charity that has revealed the breathtaking nature on our doorstep. For daily programming, including Art Tours and Community Dog Walks, visit the website.
1 Hotel Mayfair
3 Berkeley Street
London, W1J 8DL
+44 20 3988 0055