Firmdale Buys Back Dorset Square

Dorset Square, the property which launched Firmdale Hotels in 1985, has been bought back buy the group after it sold the 37-room hotel eight years ago.

The hotel is currently closed while it undergoes a major refurbishment and will reopen at the end of 2011. Word is Firmdale's owners, Tim and Kit Kemp, decided to buy back the hotel because of its Marylebone location.

Firmdale now has seven hotels in London and one in New York, the Crosby Street hotel. Firmdale also just received planning permission to develop a 90-bedroom hotel with 24 apartments and 12 retail stores at Ham Yard in Soho. It is set to opne in 2013 and will include a restaurant, bar, 120-seat cinema and bowling alley.

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