‘What Principal Hotels are particularly good at is making their new city hotels feel like they have been a part of the fabric of the area for a long time. Credit for this is largely due to their choice of buildings, but the designers play a not insignificant part in the process. In this instance, designers Goddard Littlefair have respectfully interpreted the property’s Townhouse origins to the front; including the lobby, reception and lounges, but have added a degree of modernity to the heart of the hotel that will surprise guests. Namely a beautifully-inspired courtyard ‘Garden’ space and a new bar and restaurant, known as BABA.’

GS Magazine, April 2018