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The Writer’s Penthouse

The next chapter. A postcard home. In all its guises, the written word is celebrated here. Anyone who can write... anything... will be inspired by its comfortable charm.

Not surprisingly, the desk occupies a premier position within the library-like lounge. Custom-designed and crafted from dark walnut, the two-metre-long writing table features nickel metalwork details to the underside and high-quality leather inlay to the desktop. Around the walls, over a thousand books add to the literary ambiance, complemented by artwork featuring handwritten letters.

Notwithstanding the wordy allusions, this penthouse suite is not a mere writer’s den but a stylish, sophisticated London residence. Any discerning guest will warm to its discreet luxury and easy-going opulence, as evidenced by the bespoke Makassar ebony cocktail cabinet. A triumph of understated urbanity, it features mirrored pullout trays, leather-lined drawers and a fold-down cocktail-making area. Other elegant touches include a limestone fireplace, antique writing bureau and unique side table with a mirror-like cast resin top. Upstairs, linked by a private internal lift, the king-size bed, bespoke bedside cabinets and bathroom of Fior di Bosco marble extend the theme of quiet, sumptuous comfort.

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To book The Writer's Penthouse please contact us on
+44 (0)20 7321 3000 or email penthouses.london@corinthia.com.

Writing Desk
Writer's Penthouse View
The Writer's Penthouse Features
  • Internal size 145 m2 / 1560 ft2
  • Terrace size 21 m2/ 212 ft2
  • Balcony size 4 m2 / 43 ft2
  • Size 170 m2 / 1815 ft2
  • Entry Lobby with dark panelled walls and dark stained panelled parquet flooring
  • Generous sweeping staircase covered with luxurious woven carpet
  • A dark timber double-height lounge with custom designed dark walnut desk
  • Walk in wardrobe
  • Master bedroom with direct access to the internal balcony over the reading room below and to a small Juliette balcony with seating overlooking the internal courtyard
  • Master bathroom of Fior di Bosco marble has a separate WC and bidet, separate shower, separate built-in bath and a double Calacatta marble vanity unit
  • A roof terrace
  • The latest in entertainment technology is provided by a bespoke multi-room media system
  • An internal lift / elevator
  • Connecting bedroom
  • Double-height lounge
Secret Door
bathtub
The Writer's Penthouse Amenities
  • Personal 24 hour Butler Service
  • Complimentary chauffeured car service for local drop-off's
  • Personal luggage collection and delivery service
  • Unpacking service on arrival and packing service on departure
  • In-suite check-in
  • Tea and coffee served in-suite upon arrival and daily with wake-up call
  • Daily seasonal amenity and mineral water.
  • Fresh flowers
  • Daily newspapers and a selection of magazines
  • 24–hour in-room dining
  • Bespoke luxury bathroom amenities by ESPA Life
  • Complimentary shoeshine service
  • Complimentary WIFI with uncontended internet access
  • Personal shopping upon request
  • Access to an extensive private wine collection