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A new boutique hotel brings stark minimalism to West London

A new boutique hotel brings stark minimalism to West London

Lady Weinberg - better known as Anouska Hempel - has had a number of careers. She has been a Bond girl (On Her Majesty's Secret Service ), a hotelier and, most recently, an interior designer. Previous projects include minimalist hotel Blakes London and Beluga , a fine Turkish gulet that sails on the Adriatic. And now a new boutique hotel, opening this October in West London, proves that interior design is most definitely where her talent lies. La Suite West 's design takes influence from the façade of the row of black and white Victorian townhouses the hotel is housed in, and it is severe: black four-poster bed frames topped with white linen, black sofas laden with bright white pillows, and heavy black wooden shutters against white walls all feature in each of the 80 bedrooms. Some grey sneaks into the restaurant in the form of chairs but everything else has the same fierc...

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