Hotel La Tour is a 39 million pound investment by privately owned British hospitality company, Hotel La Tour. The property, set to open April 2022 boasts an impressive mirror steel clad exterior designed by PHP Architects, will feature 261 bedrooms, 14,000 square feet of flexible events space, a gym and a 14th floor restaurant and sky bar offering the highest viewpoint in the county.
Hotel La Tour Milton Keynes will also boast a glass lift providing a unique visual experience of Campbell Park and beyond as guests travel to the top floor. A 30m high, LED-lit stainless steel ‘sun’ design circle, created to align with the sun on the longest day of the year, will dominate the east-facing façade whilst a large sculpture, entitled Cycloidal Form by the artist Keith McCarter, will be placed adjacent to the canopy entrance.
The 4* plus hotel’s 261 luxury bedrooms and suites will all feature floor-to-ceiling windows, boasting views over Milton Keynes Central or Campbell Park, as well as in-room technology such as Ultra HD TVs, Ultra-fast WIFI and 24-hour room service.
On the fourteenth-floor is a destination skyline bar and restaurant with 360-degree panoramic vistas over Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire. The elegant 180-cover all-day contemporary British restaurant will serve breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner with all dishes using seasonal, British sourced produce. The bar offering includes expertly made classic and contemporary cocktails, fine wines and champagnes and locally sourced brews as well as finger-friendly food and sharing plates.
The first floor of the hotel is dedicated to conferences and events with nine high-tech rooms all flooded with natural light whilst a dedicated and fully licensed wedding space includes access to a private outdoor terrace. Other facilities include a state-of-the-art gym equipped with the latest WaterRower & NOHrD branded equipment.
The hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Milton Keynes Central with good transport links, the M1 motorway is a 5-minute drive and Luton Airport just 30 minutes away. The hotel is next door to a 1400-space car park with electric charging stations and the Centre:MK Shopping Mall.
Hotel La Tour is dedicated to enhancing and supporting the development of the town centre, economically and environmentally, with its modern build emphasising sustainability from the ground-up and the creation of 180 local jobs. The striking property is set to become the first building to meet the Exceptional Developments policy in the Central Milton Keynes Alliance Plan, and to achieve a ‘Very Good’ BREEAM rating for sustainability.
Managing Director Mark Stuart says “We are incredibly excited to open Hotel La Tour in Milton Keynes. Our aim is to deliver best in class, providing visitors, locals and hotel guests with a unique perspective of Milton Keynes and world-class amenities. Encapsulating the town’s aspiration to be better by design, we have worked hard to create an aesthetically pleasing and sustainable building that delivers on luxury as well as functionality. We are committed to supporting the growth of Milton Keynes’ economy and this investment demonstrates our confidence in its strength.”