Albemarle Hotel

I discovered at the weekend that the stately building at the top end of St. James’s Street on Piccadilly (one of those buildings which it’s easy to ignore) is the old Albemarle Hotel (or Hotel Albemarle), designed by Ernest George and Harold Peto in 1887 on the site of the old Gordon’s Hotel, with its grand terracotta façade and originally with all mod cons, including lifts:-

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3 thoughts on “Albemarle Hotel

  1. Did they also build the building on the bottom corner of St James’s Street, diagonally opposite St James’s Palace (similar brick) ? My grandfather had a corner flat there from which I watch the Coronation.

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