The King’s Lodge

To step into The King’s Lodge is to step into another time – a world away from the bustle of Mayfair. In a rich tapestry of cultures and craft, this is a space dedicated to ancient history and time-honoured practices, where each bespoke element has a story to tell.

Against a palette of deep reds, terracotta and gold, intricate details and lavish textiles unfold. Mughal-inspired design sets a majestic tone, with Guy Oliver’s creative vision brought to life by artisans from Jordan to Afghanistan. Stretch out in the dappled light from Helen Whittaker’s stained-glass or soak it all up in the stately marble bathroom, with its exquisitely carved panels.  

At a glance

  • Sleeps up to 2 people
  • Average size: 45 sq m / 484 sq ft
  • A project in collaboration with Turquoise Mountain, brought to life by interior designer, Guy Oliver.

Finer Details

  • Stained-glass windows created by Helen Whittaker
  • Hand-carved marble design elements featuring Mughal-inspired design
  • Afghan furniture made by artisans in Georgia
  • Architectural woodwork made in Jordan by Syrian artisans
  • Handwoven carpets and miniature paintings from Afghanistan
  • Fabrics from Myanmar
  • Carved marble panels with lily floral motifs and mirrored glass insets from India

  • Exclusive access to the only Aman Spa in the world outside of an Aman resort including the swimming pool and steam room
  • Aromatic & rejuvenating Bamford bath products in your room or suite
  • In-room entertainment system, including portable Bang & Olufsen speaker
  • In-room Nespresso coffee machine
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Personal butler offering 24-hour service
  • Mini bar stocked with British treats including complimentary soft drinks
  • Dyson supersonic hairdryer
  • IPTV with Chromecast support and complimentary movies on demand

  • Your Connaught butler offering 24-hour service
  • Complimentary packing and unpacking service
  • Seasonal welcome amenity & complimentary bottle of Billecart-Salmon served chilled in your suite on arrival

Elegant Engravings

Architectural carvings and refined details trace the suite, with intricate woodwork whittled by Syrian artisans in Jordan. Meanwhile, delicate jali fretwork in walnut celebrates this traditional Afghan craft across geometric screens and the centrepiece four-poster bed.


Textiles here are a tactile homage to craft, from handmade Afghan carpets to carefully sourced fabrics from Myanmar. Striking zig-zag motifs take their cue from chevroned Mughal columns, woven through with jewel-box tones inspired by the materials of Doha’s Museum of Islamic Art.


Miniature, but no less magnificent, a curation of exquisite paintings from Afghanistan dot the space – bringing another dimension to The Connaught’s art of living well.

frame miniature painting in frame on  carved wooden screen
Mustard coloured armchair in the corner of living area in The King's Lodge
Close up of scalloped detailing on the wall of The King's Lodge
View point of looking down the centre of The King's Lodge with intricately carved wooden separators
Close up of wooden detailing and hanging artwork

Tailor Your Visit

What would make your stay perfect? At The Connaught, we want to hear about your likes, loves, wants and needs. Please do get in touch with us in advance of your stay, so that we can take care of every last detail.

Tel: +44 (0)20 7107 8945


Check-in Time: 15:00
Check-out Time: 12:00

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