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1 Hotel brings contemporary nature-centric luxury to Mayfair

1 Hotel Mayfair is a mission-driven luxury hotel that is setting the standard for a new kind of luxury experience that positively impacts the planet; the hotel brings a fresh breath of air enlivened by a deep love of and respect for nature.

1 Hotel Mayfair

All 181 rooms and public areas, invite guests to rest, revive and restore, warmly welcomed by 1,300 individual plants, shrubs and trees and more than 200 local and regional plant species thriving throughout the property. At every interior turn, guests encounter works exclusively commissioned from nature-influenced local artists, designed to provoke a sense of closer connection to the venerable landscape of Britain.

1 Hotel Mayfair – Skyline One Bedroom Suite | Credit Milo Brown

Located in the heart of London’s historic Mayfair, the nine-story sustainable sanctuary overlooks the stately trees and verdant lawns of magnificent Green Park and renowned emporia of Bond Street, Berkeley Square and Piccadilly.

Dovetale | Credit Jon Day

1 Hotel Mayfair’s design echoes its nature-inspired mission, by bringing the outdoors in. An unexpected union of sustainability and luxury, involving a host of artisans and craftspeople from the UK and beyond. 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.

1 Hotel Mayfair – -Skyline One Bedroom | Credit Milo Brown

Living green-trellised exterior walls transform former hard surfaces into natural vertical landscapes. A freshly cobbled and pedestrianised previous parking lot creates a harmonious outdoor public space, now gifted to the neighbourhood, where passing Londoners can connect to nature and the surrounding community.

Dover Yard | Credit Jon Day

Guestrooms feature living moss walls, timber flooring crafted from fallen British Oak trees and Welsh slate bathroom vanities. More than 200 plant species can be found across the property, from the living walls to the planting beds in the bedrooms.

Dovetale | Credit Jon Day

Atop the building, two new complete floors were added and introduced 35 stunning suites with floor-to-ceiling windows and expansive outdoor spaces, inviting guests to entertain or relax while overlooking Green Park, one of London’s eight Royal Parks. The double height Green Park Penthouse Suite features a sprawling footprint of 274 square metres which makes it the largest 1 Bedroom Suite in Mayfair. The Green Park Penthouse can be further expanded to 2 bedrooms at 304 square metres and 3 bedrooms at 340 square metres. It features a wrap-around terrace and retractable sliding doors that open fully to sweeping and dramatic park views.

1 Hotel Mayfair – Suite | Credit Milo Brown

Other design elements woven throughout the property include reclaimed Yorkshire dry stone walls, a reception desk created from one naturally felled piece of wood from Sussex, and a leafy chandelier created from air plants and sliding rattan panels.

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