The curtain goes up on Hotel Indigo London – 1 Leicester Square

Travel News 30 May 2018

IHG (InterContinental Hotels & Resorts), one the world’s leading hotel companies is proud to announce the opening of its newest London hotel, Hotel Indigo London - 1 Leicester Square, in the heart of London’s stage and theatre district.

The 95-room boutique hotel features theatrical touches inspired by the neighbourhood’s history and heritage. Just as no places are alike, no two Hotel Indigo® properties are alike. Each of the three distinct bedroom designs represent different stages of putting on a theatrical production and have been designed by award-winning architects Michaelis Boyd.

• Scriptwriter Rooms channel a playwright’s study: an inspiring and poetic space. Robust materials create a personal and intimate atmosphere with drafts of scripts framed as artwork.
• Backstage Rooms reference stars’ dressing rooms in their design and are complete with the technical fittings of a stage: spotlights, ropes and illuminated, flamboyant dressing room mirrors.
• Auditorium Rooms capture the exclusive experience of a private theatre box. At the bottom of the bespoke banquette in each room, gold plate numbers reference auditorium seating and luxe polished plaster is reminiscent of the historic patina of a theatre

Hotel Indigo London - 1 Leicester Square is perfect for guests wanting to immerse themselves in the energy and buzz of the capital, with Chinatown to the north, Trafalgar Square to the south, Covent Garden to the east and Piccadilly Circus to the west.

Guests can enjoy unrivalled views of London’s most impressive architectural icons, including The Shard, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, Nelson’s Column, the London Eye and the Gherkin. As well as fantastic views, seven rooms come complete with balconies overlooking the square whilst the rooftop restaurant boasts floor-to-ceiling glass and a wrap-around balcony – a centre-stage spot to watch the world-class film premieres and movie stars as they arrive on the red carpet.

The Hotel Indigo brand is set to increase its footprint in 2018 with upcoming openings also including Hotel Indigo® London – Aldgate, Hotel Indigo® Milan – Corso Monforte, Hotel Indigo® Brighton and Hotel Indigo® Stratford-upon-Avon.

Across Europe, there are currently 27 Hotel Indigo properties with 17 due to open over the next three to five years. A significant proportion of these are in the UK where the estate is set to double – there are currently 9 hotels with the same number due to open over the next three to five years in the UK alone.


Source: IHG