Luxury hotel brand Dorchester Collection is set to open a new 69-room country house hotel, to be called Coworth Park, near Ascot and bordering on Windsor Great Park in Surrey. The hotel, which stands in 200 acres of parkland, will also boast an equestrian center with stabling for up to 40 horses, as well as 2 polo fields and a practice field.
Scheduled to open in 2010, Coworth Park will be the ninth property in the Collection. The current portfolio of iconic hotels includes The Dorchester in London, The Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Le Meurice and Hotel Plaza Athénée in Paris, the Hotel Principe di Savoia in Milan, The New York Palace in New York,and Hotel Bel-Air in Los Angeles. Dorchester Collection recently announced the opening of another London hotel, 45 Park Lane, also anticipated for 2010.
Located just 40 minutes from Central London, Coworth Park will be a valuable addition to the Collection’s UK portfolio. It will have 69 rooms, including 30 in the main house and 39 in a converted stable block and adjacent cottages. Guests will be able to enjoy an eco-luxury Spa, a bar and 2 restaurants (including a fine-dining restaurant and casual restaurant with open-air terrace), and outdoor pursuits such as archery and pitch-and-putt golf. Fox Linton has been appointed to manage the interior design and EPR is the architect.