After the festival we headed back to London for one final night in England. Our muddy feet were warmly welcomed at the drop dead gorgeous St Pancras Renaissance. The hotel has been voted the number one in London (and among the top 100 in the world.) In short, the place is spec-tac-ular.
It took more than a decade of restoration to uncover this Victorian masterpiece, that originally opened in 1873 to accommodate rail travelers through the St. Pancras Rail Station. Designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, this is no ordinary hotel. The architecture, the decoration, the mixture of classical and hip create a 5-star that mingles historical splendour with contemporary.
I was fascinated by all the textures. Below are some photos of simple things like the room key and in room dining menu. The most brilliant thing of all, however, was waking up @ the train station where we were scheduled to board an early morning TGV to Paris - priceless!