The first thing that struck me about the five-star Corinthia Hotel in London was how utterly huge everything is. From the vast central lobby lounge with its soaring dome and chandelier made of 1,001 crystal baubles, to the high-ceilinged pillared restaurant, to the enormous breakfast room, huge ballroom, conference rooms and outside courtyard, everything at the Corinthia is super-sized.
And that was before I’d even made my way to the ESPA Life spa, covering four floors and containing two pools, a sauna, ice fountain and 17 treatment rooms.
As it is so hard to miss, taking up a whole block of central London real estate between Embankment tube station and Whitehall, I was surprised I hadn’t been inside before. Continue reading Corinthia Hotel London: luxury on a grand scale