Already voted by industry bible Condé Nast Traveller as one of the fifty coolest hotels in the world, Hope Street Hotel has now been awarded The Good Hotel Guide’s 2005 César Award for Newcomer of the Year. Situated in the smart Hope Street Quarter, the hotel is located on the city’s most famous street between the Liverpool’s two cathedrals. www.hopestreethotel.co.uk
Architect Basia Chlebik
The building, built in 1860 in the style of a Venetian Palazzo, was originally home to the London Carriage Works - the sign still visible in the stone today. Dramatically extended and reinterpreted by Archline design, led by Basia Chlebik, using a combination of solid woods, glass, leather and underfloor heating, with bespoke furniture in cherry and walnut.