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City of London's latest new hotel announced

10 July 2017 by
City of London's latest new hotel announced

The explosion of hotel openings in the City of London is set to continue with the announcement that a 92-bedroom hotel is to launch, near Cannon Street tube station, in early 2018.

Vintry & Mercer is being developed on a site previously occupied by two recently demolished buildings. Anton Fedun, who is a director of the hotel's owner, FR Holdings, is also a director of Alfa Holdings, which owns the 111-bedroom Ampersand hotel in Kensington, west London.

Located in the historic Vintry ward, the hotel is named after two of the City's historic guilds: vinters, who traded fine wines, and mercers, who sold fine silks, Both trades will be reflected in the hotel's design.

Vintry & Mercer will feature three food and beverage outlets: Vintry Kitchen, which will serve Mediterranean food; Mercer Terrace; and DND, (Do Not Disturb), an underground cocktail bar.

There will also be a gym, breakout area with computers and three private event rooms.

So far in 2017, the City of London has seen three major hotel openings: the 252-bedroom the Ned, with nine restaurants; Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square (100 bedrooms); Dorsett City (276 bedrooms).

And in nearby Shoreditch, Nobu Hotel Shoreditch (143 bedrooms) and the Curtain (120 bedrooms), have launched in recent weeks.

The Ned: we take a look at London's most ambitious new hotel opening >>

Openings this week: Ten Trinity Square >>

First managerial appointments for Dorsett City hotel announced >>

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