Spanish hotel and resort operator Sol Melia will open its new ME brand hotel, ME London, England in 2012 in time for the Olympic Games.

This is the sixth hotel of the ME Hotels brand and was designed by UK architect Sir Norman Foster.

The 173-room property will feature two destination restaurants, bars and a 294.8m² convention centre.

The hotel is to receive biosphere hotel certification because of the green standards incorporated into the hotel.