Hotel Cecil

The Hotel Cecil was a hotel located between the Thames Embankment and the Strand in London, England. It was built 1890–96 and occupied the site of a seventeenth-century mansion called Cecil House (or Salisbury House) that had belonged to the Cecil family. When it opened, the hotel was the largest in Europe, with over 800 rooms. It was built in the Edwardian neo-Baroque or “Wrenaissance” style popular during the Edwardian era. During the First World War, the hotel was used for the first headquarters of the Royal Air Force. It was demolished in 1930, though the facade on the Strand still remains.


Latitude: 51.510126643681
Longitude: -0.123526453972