Ex-Spy Hotel to Get £16m Facelift

17th August 2008 (Last Updated August 17th, 2008 18:30)

A British hotel used by the Secret Service in the First World War is to get a £16.3m refit. The Grade 1 listed Royal Horseguards hotel in Whitehall, central London is to have all 280 bedrooms refurbished by the time it joins the Guoman Hotels group next year, according to Associated

A British hotel used by the Secret Service in the First World War is to get a £16.3m refit.

The Grade 1 listed Royal Horseguards hotel in Whitehall, central London is to have all 280 bedrooms refurbished by the time it joins the Guoman Hotels group next year, according to Associated Press.

Improvements include plasma TVs in bathrooms, iPod docking stations in every room and balconies overlooking the River Thames.

By staff writer