The Con­naught

Hong Kong Tatler - - Life -

LON­DON While it’s set amid the ex­clu­sive bou­tiques of May­fair’s Mount Street, it’s prob­a­bly the ded­i­ca­tion of your per­sonal but­ler that will leave the long­est-last­ing im­pres­sion of The Apart­ment. Past feats by the 3,000sqft suite’s but­ler in­clude a dash by air to Paris for lim­ited edi­tion Roger Vivier pumps un­avail­able at the Sloane Street store, and or­gan­is­ing a visit by a pair of Su­ma­tran tiger cubs for a guest pre­vented by se­cu­rity is­sues from go­ing to the Lon­don Zoo. The Apart­ment is packed with all the in­dul­gences you’d ex­pect of an ur­bane 21st-cen­tury con­nois­seur, with stim­u­lat­ing art on the walls, first edi­tions on the li­brary shelves and fine sin­gle malt in the drinks cab­i­net. A Philippe An­tho­nioz chan­de­lier adorns the dou­ble-height sit­ting room, silk drapes sur­round the master bed­room’s four-poster and two land­scaped ter­races pro­vide com­pelling views over May­fair’s rooftops. You can also ex­pect the shini­est shoes in Lon­don—the ho­tel’s but­lers have all been trained by iconic shoe­maker John Lobb. the-con­

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