7 Striking New London Hotels
A spate of boutique spots are opening just in time for the Olympics. Here are the best-looking places to stay.
Opened: February 2012
Swank factor: The Thompson Hotel Group's first outpost across the Atlantic, Belgraves has 85 rooms, all given the Tara Bernerd & Partners design treatment: cream leather ottomans, metal-backed chairs upholstered in aubergine fabrics, and silver hardwood floors partially covered with animal-skin rugs. Even the marble bathrooms are fancy, with their smoked-glass fixtures and brass-beaded curtains.