London The Inside says: The Sanderson is one of London's coolest hotels… The Sanderson is located in a rather old, drab looking 1950s building on a non-descriptive street just off Oxford Street. Inside it's a completely different story, the hotel is modern and chic with designer furniture, art, cushions, curtains and sleek decor all combined to a great effect. read more
Time Out says: Starkly original design in a 21st century hotel that feels like '2001: A Space Odyssey' directed by Jean Cocteau. Just be prepared for a party vibe in the bar… The rooms, in a pared-down palette of silver, dove grey and lemon, are similarly ethereal, especially when cool green lighting spills out of the huge glass-box bathrooms. read more
London Unattached says: Originally the headquarters of Sanderson & Co fabrics and wallpapers, the building is II* listed, and was reconfigured inside to open as a hotel at the turn of the century. It was a remarkable place , the quirky modern interior designed by Philippe Starck and architects Denton Corker Marshall making for a surreal experience. read more
The Telegraph says: One of London's original design hotels, conceived by Ian Schrager and Philippe Starck in the year 2000. Think Alice in Wonderland-style fantasy with baroque styling…From outside, the building looks a little lacklustre, but step through its doors and you're immediately within the dream-like world Starck envisioned. read more



Advent Day #12