The new citizenM at Shoreditch will be the third citizenM in the city of London and is located right in Shoreditch, a location destined to be a perfect fit for the citizenM affordable luxury attitude.
The entrance at ground floor level is marked and covered by the overhanging first-floor lobby. A colourful mural by AVAF that runs all the way up to the first floor, combined with the iconic spiral staircase, invites people to enter the building and visit the hotel.
Arriving on the first floor guests have a clear view of the entire space, including the typical citizenM cabinet that runs along the lobby and guides them to the check-in, a lounge bookcase bench, collectionM, the bar and canteenM with large communal tables.
citizenM Shoreditch offers 216 rooms stacked on the first-floor lobby. The architecture of citizenM Shoreditch is the result of an Anglo/Dutch architectural collaboration between Amsterdam-based Design firm concrete and London-based Architects Ellis Miller. The collaboration resulted in a project that is strikingly urban.
The architecture refers to the site’s industrial and railway history. The building is situated on the exact location of a former railway viaduct, and was designed in line with a similar, still active, viaduct north of the hotel. A two-storey steel structure follows the repetition, proportions and same width of the original railway viaduct.
Photographs by Richard Powers.