The Telegraph says: Great things are happening in London's East End, and the Town Hall Hotel in Bethnal Green is one of them – a stylish, modern revamp of a historic building, offering vintage furnishings, an excellent concierge, a trendy restaurant, buzzing bar and complimentary morning shuttle service to the City. read more
The New York Times says: The Town Hall Hotel & Apartments, is an elegantly proportioned former civic building in the Bethnal Green neighborhood of East London. Built in 1910 and used for its original purpose until the 1970s, when it was appropriated as a location for film shoots, the hall cost the hotelier Peng Loh more than £20 million (about $31 million) to restore. The 99-room hotel is in a majestic Edwardian building, with an entrance dominated by green and white marble, baroque plasterwork and a grand staircase. read more
The Luxury Editor says: A former 1910 Edwardian council building which was constructed at a time of great financial confidence in Britain with wealth in the Borough the council spent lavishly on the property which can be seen both inside and out; marble floors, art deco finishes, high ceilings and not to mention grand staircases give the building a wow factor from the moment you walk up to it to the second you leave it.
The restoration has won awards thanks to painstaking attention to detail, rooms are flooded with natural light and original features have been restored and centerpieced. Interior design is sympathetic with the space and luxury conveniences throughout sit in harmony as if they were always meant to be there, I was in love with it all. read more
Red Online says: Ok, let''s lay our cards on the table. The Town Hall hotel doesn''t hold a postcode with the letter W in it. There, we''ve said it, and don''t we feel better for it, because once you get that out of your mind you can see this East London bolthole for what it truly is –- a laidback and understated home-from-home. Built within the original Bethnal Green Town Hall, and with Michelin starred restaurant Viajante as a neighbour, it''s no wonder this hotel-cum-city crash pad has become something of a legend in it's own right. read more