The iconic Great Scotland Yard- the headquarters of Metropolitan Police in London winding the clock back to 1829 to 1890, has now been transformed into a luxurious 5-star hotel by business magnate Yusuff Ali, an Indian billionaire from Kerala.
His Abu Dhabi-based company, LuLu Group International did the entire transformation of the Great Scotland Yard of worth Rs 584,88,16,050 (75 million euros).
The hotel will accommodate 153 rooms and the tariff per night of each room is likely to go up to Rs 7,79,842 (10,000 euro). These suites offer guests splendid views of Nelson’s Column, Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace in London.
Great Scotland Yard has special relation in the history of the UK as it was once chosen by the then Prime Minister, Sir Robert Peel, as the headquarters for the Met police. Even after such renovation, the indispensable quality of the building has been preserved.
As per a report in Daily Mail, a huge chandelier which is made out of grandeur glass cites 19th-century gang of female thieves, Forty Elephants, hangs from the ceiling. Cops cells have been transformed into workspace areas and meeting rooms that can be rented on request.
The guests will have fantastic amenities like tea parlour, a secret whiskey bar, a ballroom and a great restaurant. The decorations also include artwork by prisoners and military uniforms. The hotel is all set to open this year which will be run by the Hyatt group.