The St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel was originally opened in 1873 and has remained one of the most important historic hotels in the country. It underwent an extensive restoration and reopened to the public with great pomp and ceremony in 2011. Over 138 years since its original opening and a decade since its makeover, St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel remains one of the most staggering tributes to Neo-Gothic architecture in the world.
To celebrate its 10th anniversary. The St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel has a host of tempting experiences to celebrate ten years of welcome guests, diners and even the Spice Girls through its doors. The Spice Girls famously caused havoc on the cathedral-like Grand Staircase of The St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel when they used the historic building as the location for their iconic debut ‘Wannabe’. This year marks the 25th anniversary of ‘Wannabe’ and it remains as groundbreaking as ever, expect to find guests propped up on the grand staircase recreating the legendary set up.
In celebration of the 10th anniversary, guests can book the hotel’s new 10 till 10 stay package. This allows guests an early check in at 10am and late check out at 10pm the following day, making the most of an indulgent staycation in the city. The hotel boasts 245 rooms, including 38 historial chamber suites and the exclusive Chambers Club. The architecture is magnificent, expect vaulted ceilings, glorious arches and a soaring sky-blue dome painted with intricate stars.
Start your stay in style with a champagne brunch in the sun-soaked atrium of The Hansom. In ode to the hotel’s quintessentially British heritage, The St. Pancras Renaissance has launched a 10 piece cocktail menu, including the Zig-A-Zig-Ah, a tribute to the Spice Girl’s and the By Royal Appointment, inspired by Her Majesty The Queen’s signature drink, Gin and Dubonnet.
With international still uncertain, there is also a cocktail menu that transports guests on a culinary expedition around the world from London to Paris to New York. There is the Discover New York Times Square, an Anglo-American Old Fashioned with award-winning bourbon and British whisky. There is also the DIscover Paris, inspired by the hotel’s loveline with the Eurostar to Paris, made with champagne and all the flair of a true Parisienne.
Finally at The St. Pancras Spa guests are invited to turn the clock back by 10 years with a 60-minute Ko Bi Do Fountain of Youth Facial. The treatment is designed to noticeably reduce aging and lockdown stress, it consists of energising movements to create a natural facelift and generate an incredible glow.
The St. Pancras Spa is situated in the hotel’s former steam kitchens and remains one of London’s best kept secrets. There is a glorious relaxation pool with hydro loungers, walls covered in Victorian tiling inspired by the Orient and dramatic arched windows from which golden rays of sunlight illuminate the space. There is also a fitness centre, sauna and therapeutic steam room. The spa has a peacock-theme and takes inspiration from traditional beauty and relaxation rituals from around the world, from an English garden to the landscapes of Africa. From the moment you enter you are transported to another dimension a million miles away from the bustling streets of Kings Cross.
The St. Pancras Renaissance is a relic of old world charm. With its devastatingly romantic architecture, spectacular service and charm, this glorious grand dame is utterly timeless.
Euston Rd, London NW1 2AR