Bespoke hotels is set to open the 84-room Layla hotel this summer, located within Grade II listed buildings formerly housing Liverpool’s City Education Offices and Municipal Annexe.
The five-star boutique hotel is situated on the corner of Thomas Street and Dale Street to the north of the Liverpool One development, and will be housed within three connected buildings.
Architectural design elements range from contemporary to Victorian and Art Deco, including a 1920s steel-caged lift surrounded by a new glass exterior, and an original listed wooden bookcase dividing The Annexe restaurant and adjacent wine tasting room.
The hotel will also feature New York style Madison’s brasserie, a private movie screening room, cigar terrace, heated indoor pool, spa and gym facilities, whirlpool, “fragrant sauna”, “aromatic steam room”, and a “drench shower area”.
Other hotels within the Bespoke portfolio include Bermondsey Square Hotel and Ten Manchester Street in London, and The New Ellington in Leeds.
Layla is the latest in a line of hotels to open in Liverpool over the last couple of years. For a round-up of ten new and forthcoming hotels in the city (published in February 2010), click here.
Report by Mark Caswell