Hotelier Behind Costes in Paris to Open Hotel in London

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Hotel Costes Paris

Hotel Costes on rue Saint-Honoré has long been a favorite Parisian hang-out for the “in crowd,” and now hotelier Jean-Louis Costes is exporting his concept to London. As recently announced, Costes signed a management contract with the Cadogan Estate, and the boutique hotel will open in 2016 at One Sloane Gardens on Sloane Square. A Victorian apartment building will be converted into a stylish hotel with 40 guestrooms. As reported by The London Evening StandardHugh Seaborn, chief executive of Cadogan, said: “We are delighted to be working with the great visionary behind Hôtel Costes — he has a unique way of creating beautiful environments for the world’s most discerning travellers”.

In addition to his hotel, Jean-Louis and his brother Gilbert Costes command an empire of trendy restaurants and cafes (the first being Café Marly). They frequently collaborate with some of the top leading designers, like Christian de Portzamparc and Philippe Starck, to create high-quality interiors. So expect the new London establishment to focus on design. Costes previously expanded into China, with a restaurant-bar in Shanghai, which was later closed and turned into a Buddha Bar.

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