New hotel , silver medalist "Best Design Hotel in UK" 2020. The hotel has been designed by Sir Norman Foster’s acclaimed architectural firm Foster & Partners. This designed hotel is located at 2 Macclesfield Road between the Old Street and Angel Stations in close proximity to trendy Shoreditch and City.
The hotel themed is ‘Old London Reloaded’, it was designed by architect James Soane and combines British icons with unconventional contemporary elements. These include a Big Ben rocket sculpture in the lobby and a wood installation around an LED fireplace. Across eight storeys the hotel features a restaurant, bar, gym, networking spaces and meeting rooms.
Restaurant The Bell and Whistle is a modern take on a traditional British pub, with green leather seating coiling, tables featuring cockney rhyming slang and gold bell lights reminiscent of church bells. Meanwhile a central pillar features a pixelated LED grid with moving images.