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RIU Unveils Chic Urban Retreat in London's Heart: The Riu Plaza London Victoria

This sleek four-star retreat boasts 435 stylish rooms, promising guests an unforgettable experience

RIU Unveils Chic Urban Retreat in London’s Heart: The Riu Plaza London Victoria

RIU Hotels & Resorts, the pioneering hospitality chain renowned for its luxurious beachside resorts, ventures into a new realm of urban elegance with the grand inauguration of its first establishment in the United Kingdom – the Riu Plaza London Victoria. Strategically positioned in the heart of Westminster, London’s vibrant political and cultural hub, the Riu Plaza London Victoria presents a fusion of modernity and refinement in the form of a contemporary minimalist design.

This sleek four-star retreat boasts 435 stylish rooms, promising guests an unforgettable experience in the bustling metropolis. The iconic hotel, located at 1 Neathouse Place, offers an ideal base for exploring the city’s renowned landmarks, including Buckingham Palace and the illustrious Big Ben. Moreover, its proximity to Victoria Station, the UK’s bustling transport hub, ensures easy access for the 75 million passengers that traverse through the station annually.

On stepping inside this architectural marvel, visitors are greeted by a mesmerizing sight – the “drum,” an awe-inspiring circular glass tower at the heart of the hotel. Bathed in natural light from above, the reception area flaunts a spectacular hanging sculpture, an ethereal dance of organic shapes in vivid hues. A warm and elegant ambiance pervades the entire space, expertly designed with a focus on privacy, offering small private areas amidst communal spaces.

The contemporary-themed hotel rooms feature modern wallpaper and watercolor paintings, adding an artistic touch to the luxurious comfort. Some suites and rooms command panoramic views of the city center, while the most spacious ones reside on floor -1, a common architectural marvel in the UK that optimizes space.

Food connoisseurs will delight in the culinary offerings at the Riu Plaza London Victoria. Visitors can start their day with a delectable full buffet breakfast, inclusive of the room rate, at the hotel’s sophisticated restaurant. As the sun sets, they can immerse themselves in a delightful à la carte dining experience that caters to the most discerning palates. The hotel also features a lively lobby bar, the perfect spot to unwind and relish the energetic ambiance.

Beyond the sumptuous interiors, the Riu Plaza London Victoria embraces the latest developments in energy efficiency, epitomizing the brand’s commitment to sustainable luxury. This twelve-story architectural gem originally built in the 1960s underwent a complete renovation in the 1990s, meticulously preserving its most distinctive features.

The Riu Plaza London Victoria represents a significant milestone for the RIU Plaza city line, a portfolio of hotels strategically positioned in major cities across the globe. Since the inception of this urban concept in 2010 with the Riu Plaza Panama, the chain has expanded its footprints to ten world capitals, including Mexico’s Riu Plaza Guadalajara, the iconic Riu Plaza España in the edificio España building, and the Riu Plaza Miami Beach in the United States.

As RIU Hotels & Resorts continues to redefine hospitality norms, the forthcoming unveiling of Riu Plaza hotels in Chicago and Toronto sets the stage for even grander endeavors. The Riu Plaza London Victoria emerges as a chic and sophisticated urban retreat that breathes new life into London’s hotel scene – an architectural masterpiece where contemporary elegance meets timeless luxury. With this exciting new addition, RIU sets a new standard for cosmopolitan hospitality, promising travelers an unmatched experience in the heart of one of the world’s most dynamic cities.