The interior design of The Ampersand Hotel in London, England by Dexter Moren Associates is influenced by the museums nearby. This luxury hotel in South Kensington has 5 central themes — botany, music, geometry, ornithology and astronomy.
Constructed in 1888, The Ampersand Hotel is 1 of London’s original Victorian boutique hotels.
Victorian functions with contemporary designs are found in each of the 111 rooms which include oversized bed heads and original higher Victorian ceilings. The eclectic, whimsical decor characterizes this cosmopolitan hotel inside a Victorian constructing.
The designs are inspired by the the pattern of the V&A’s costume collection, the Science Museum’s planets and phials, the Organic History Museum’s ornithological drawings and the drama and ceremony of the Royal Albert Hall.
The public dining locations are created to serve all day dining with a versatile series of zones such as a snug with Victorian cellar arches.
A bespoke Ingo Maurer chandelier above the grand staircase creates a dramatic ceiling to floor statement as a single enters the lobby.