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‘An elegant Knightsbridge escape’

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There is a wonderful green oasis in the heart of Chelsea.

The Franklin London hotel rooms look into the Knightsbridge neighbourhood of the Egerton Gardens. This unforgettable boutique hotel  is born out of an encounter between architect Anouska Hempel and a Victorian-era residence.The hotel combines the warmth of a private home, the impeccable service of a luxury hotel and Anouska Hempels’s timeless, Italian-influenced design. The result of this erratical design creates a stand-out of the London luxury hotel scene.

One of the world’s top 100 designers, Anouska Hempel’s work spans architecture, interior and furniture design, haute couture, fashion, garden and product design. As a hotelier, she has owned, designed and managed three award winning boutique hotels (Blakes London, Blakes Amsterdam, The Hempel) which showcase her personal signature style.

The hotel is tucked away in an elegant row of Victorian townhouses, overlooking the tranquil scene of Egerton Gardens. It is hard to believe how close The Franklin London is to Harrods and the V&A.

Each of the 35 hotel’s spacious guestrooms and suites, essence of elegance, is flooded with light and absolute comfort.

The Franklin London offers a spectacular hamman dedicated to bliss and relaxation.

The hammam is one of the best experiences for your whole body. The benefits are to eliminated dirt and harmful bacteria while relaxing deeply your entire body and mind. The stress and tension accumulated over the weeks can go away quietly and leave the room for the relaxation you deserve. And at the Hotel Franklin you can enjoy time for yourself after shopping or working.

Kensington and Chelsea, unsurprisingly, is the borough with the most private gardens in London – more than 100 are restricted to residents’ use and the Franklin Hotel offer direct access to the most unique and secluded private gardens in the neighbourhood.

Apero in excellence

Martini & Champagne Bar

Egerton Gardens


Alfredo’s Kitchen.

A restaurant based on traditional Italian recipes, with a contemporary twist.

Carrée d'Agnello in Casseruola

Steamed sea bass, tomatoes,red onions and basil

Fregole e panna

Alfredo Russo was born in Piemonte and is known for his successful restaurant ‘Il Dolce Stil Novo di Ciriè’, in the Province of Turin.

His cuisine is defined as New Italian Style, characterise by its innovative approach to Piedmontese and Italian traditions. The dishes are distinguished for their unique forms and textures, in addition to his attention to detail and the high quality of his ingredients.

The Franklin London offers a gourmet menu, typically Italian with a contemporary twist.

Alfredo Russo heads the Franklin restaurant since August 2016, cooking as an act of love.

For over 35 years, Starhotels, a family-run business has grown locally and internationally with the same values and Italian passions. Each city location reflects its own style , making every stay a true experience of a lifetime, a sense of place with ‘L’Italia nel cuore’

Staying at The Franklin is one of those sophisticated experiences that only unique travelers appreciate.