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1608 Champagne Bar

Alexander House, West Sussex

The construction of a brand new 1608 Champagne Bar at 5 Star Alexander House Hotel is now complete and was officially unveiled to the public in February this year.

The project saw the hotel’s Library merged with a private meeting room to create a comfortable Champagne Bar that overlook the site’s stunning gardens.

Alexander House Hotel dates back to the 17th Century and the new 1608 Champagne Bar has been named after the year Alexander House is believed to have been built. The bar’s opening was attended by many high profile individuals from the surrounding area of West Sussex including the hotel’s Owner and Managing Director; Peter Hinchcliffe.

The development took approximately six weeks and saw two rooms of moody oak transformed into a stylish champagne and cocktail bar. The room’s original oak panelling was retained ensuring the venue’s heritage and historic charm is still prevalent despite the modern touches the space has been given.

Alexander House, West Sussex

The bar houses a dramatic fireplace, and an array of dusty tomes adorns the walls blending in perfectly with the new tones of green and pebble grey. The shades of grey transform the room into a light and airy space, as well as highlighting the woods original details and carvings.

A choice of comfortable seating has also been installed in the space and the bar itself is an impressive masterpiece. Radiant lighting and polished mirrors create a striking backdrop for the impressive selection of Champagne, spirits, blends and whisky’s lining the shelves. The drinks available in the bar include a new and notable cocktail menu, accompanied by over 30 different hand-picked Champagnes, 20 brandies, 15 gins and 145 wines.

Alexander House Hotel and Utopia Spa, situated in East Grinstead, already houses an established collection of restaurants, lounges and 38 bedrooms. The hotel is also set to unveil a further 19 new suites this autumn as well as a luxury serviced Lodge.

The hotel is also home to the luxurious Utopia Spa which offers guest the opportunity to relax and unwind in a tranquil setting. The hotel’s spa boasts Grecian inspired interiors and takes guests on an intimate spa journey designed to relieve everyday stresses and strains. Guests can choose from a number of facilities including the luxurious swimming pool, monsoon showers and hydrotherapy pools. The spa is also home to 25 treatment rooms including three double treatment rooms, a handful of relaxation lounges and therapists who are experts in their field.

Alexander House, West Sussex

After enjoying a relaxing day at Alexander House Hotel’s Utopia Spa and an even more enjoyable evening in the venue’s new 1608 Champagne Bar guests can retire to their luxury suites. Each of the hotels rooms and suites has been individually designed and blend classic historic charm with modern finishes, and homely warmth. Whether it is a classic room, a splendid suite or the hotels luxury serviced two bedroomed Lodge, guests are sure to have an amazing night’s sleep.


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