London’s The Waldorf Hilton unveils 1920s-themed suite boasting decadent ‘press for champagne’ button

Luxury travellers can enjoy a slice of the Downton Abbey lifestyle in a 1920s-themed suite at The Waldorf Hilton that comes complete with a ‘press for champagne’ button.

Nestled in the heart of West End’s Theatreland one of London’s most famous hotels unveiled its newly-refurbished Astor Suite last night which has been transformed as part of a £13.5 million hotel-wide renovation.

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The suite, named after the hotel’s benefactor Lord William Astor, features a gramophone, vintage tea set, period-style telephone, bespoke handcrafted furniture and a DVD collection boasting iconic movie stars such as James Cagney, Cary Grant and Charlie Chaplin.

The Astor Suite_ gramophone
VINTAGE-INSPIRED DECOR: The Astor Suite takes inspiration from 1920s’ style

The quirkiest new feature is the suite’s decadent ‘Press For Champagne’ button which allows guests the chance to request bubbly by the bottle or glass direct to the suite with a single press.

The Astor Suite_ bedroom
RENOVATION: The bedroom combines vintage styling with modern furnishings

General Manager of The Waldorf Hilton London, Alison Palin, said: “The Astor Suite is the pinnacle of luxury at the Waldorf Hilton London.

“The suite has a character all of its own and has been elegantly designed to celebrate the hotel’s iconic style right down to the smallest detail for a truly memorably stay.

“We look forward to welcoming guests to our newly-refurbished hotel in the heart of the West End and on the doorsteps of Theatreland.”

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