The Ascott Limited opens revamped South Kensington Citadines was among the guests for the grand opening of the newly-refurbished serviced apartments, Citadines London South Kensington.

Guests were treated to Wimbledon tennis-themed canapés and cocktails, then combined into groups of four to complete in a series of challenges, which included defusing a bomb, winding through a room full of lasers and a clue challenge. Winners, who were the best ‘spies’, won a trip to Paris for two, a iPad or hamper from Fortune and Masons.

The Ascott Limited, which claims to be the largest international serviced residence owner-operator with 25,000 serviced accommodations including 6,000 under development in key cities throughout Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Gulf Region,officially opened its doors after a five-month campaign to redesign and refurbish one of the group’s flagship residences.

The property’s historic Grade I-listed façade has been restored and its 92 studios and one-bedroom duplex apartments have been renovated.  The group comprises three brands, Ascott, Somerset and Citadines, across 69 cities in 22 countries.

Paul Colston


Paul Colston

Managing Editor, Conference News & Conference & Meetings World.

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