The Montcalm, a Nikko Hotel, Reopens in London After Extensive Luxury Makeover


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The Montcalm, a Nikko Hotel, Reopens in London After Extensive Luxury Makeover


December 16, 2009, Tokyo – JAL Hotels Co., Ltd. announced that The Montcalm, a Nikko Hotels International property in London, has reopened after a year-long total renovation. The new Montcalm is an ultra-luxurious hotel with five-star standards featuring world-class amenities. The hotel now features an elegant contemporary design while preserving its architectural heritage.
The Montcalm/Hotel Nikko London, very conveniently located for both business and leisure guests, is at the top of London's Park Lane adjacent to Marble Arch and Hyde Park, and is also surrounded by the excitement of London's West End.

The new design was created by London architectural firm The Manser Practice and entailed a multi-million dollar renovation. The extensive makeover included the lobby, 153 guest rooms, restaurant, bar, spa and fitness center and all public spaces. The hotel’s elegant Georgian-style exterior, dating back to 1789, is intact. However, the new lobby and public spaces are now designed with contemporary elegance. Guestrooms include seven types of suites with luxury amenities that include personal butlers for every suite, special Spa Suites offering individually-tailored spa treatments, and TVs in most bathrooms. Ladies First rooms cater to female travelers’ comfort and needs. Other features include:

  • The latest technologies, such as iPod docking stations, HD-LCD televisions, digital music libraries and air purifiers are standard in all rooms.
  • The 1,658 square-foot Imperial Suites offer superb views overlooking London, two sitting rooms with dining facilities, bespoke artwork, four double bedrooms and luxurious Jacuzzi spa baths. Private check-in and personal chauffer-driven limousines are also offered.
    The Montcalm’s wellness center is a true retreat in the middle of London It offers an extensive menu of rejuvenating massages and treatments in a tranquil setting providing both relaxation and absolute indulgence for an exceptional body and mind experience.

Nikko Hotels International is an international luxury hotel group operated by JAL Hotels Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Japan Airlines, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. In addition to Nikko Hotels International, JAL Hotels also operates Hotel JAL City, a chain of 13 mid-priced hotels for business travelers in Japan. JAL Hotels Co., Ltd. currently has 58 hotels worldwide, in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East and throughout Japan and the Asia/Pacific region.

In 2010, JAL Hotels plans to open one hotel in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and two hotels in China: the 471-room Hotel JAL Tower Dubai, a Nikko Hotels International property; the 388-room Hotel Nikko Shanghai; and the 500-room Hotel Nikko Wuxi. In 2011, the company plans to open three hotels: the 300-room JAL Bahrain Resort & Spa, a Nikko Hotels International property, in Bahrain; the 411-room Hotel Nikko Guangzhou in China; and the 335-room Hotel Nikko Saigon in Vietnam. For more information and photos, please visit the company's news room (


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