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Weddings at The Kimpton Fitzroy London | Our Honest Review (2022)

Considering The Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel for your wedding day or celebration, and need some insider advice?

Visually, it's one of our favourite wedding venues in London (soon, you'll see why)!

Lucky for you, we've already had the pleasure of working here on multiple occasions so we know EXACTLY what you can expect.

We have the insights you need and we’re happy to share. 

The venue is one of the biggest choices you have to make for your special day, so it's important you make a well-informed choice.

Discover what your wedding day could look and feel like at this 5* venue.

We'll dive into different venue spaces, luxury accommodation choices, gourmet dining experiences, contemporary amenities, activities and more. Ready?

The Kimpton Fitzroy Luxury Weddings

1. The Kimpton Fitzroy - An Overview
The Kimpton Fitzroy (previously known as The Russell Hotel) has been a feature of the Bloomsbury neighbourhood since the 19th century. 

You can feel its long prestigious history permeating your surroundings the minute you step past the terracotta facade. 

Marble surfaces surround you and the original zodiac mosaic in the foyer is breathtaking. 

These original architectural details are expertly blended with the comfortable contemporary touches you would expect from a modern five-star hotel
It’s a grand setting for an unforgettable romantic and beautiful wedding celebration

Plus, if you and your wedding guests stay at the hotel you can expect facilities including: 

- Complimentary WiFi 
- 24-hour room service
- 24-hour concierge

One of the aspects of this hotel that we love the most is its dedication to accessibility

It may be a historic building but The Kimpton Fitzroy has been adapted to ensure that it accommodates all guests

Features you can expect to find include: 

- Accessible entrance and public spaces
- Accessible rooms and restrooms
- Accessible showers and baths
- Accessible restaurants
- Accessible exercise facility

How do you get to The Kimpton Fitzroy?


The Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel is easy to access

The venue is situated next to Russell Square tube station which provides access to Kings Cross St Pancreas, the Eurostar, and Heathrow Airport.

If any of your guests are travelling by car, the closest parking is at NCP London Brunswick Square or NCP London Bloomsbury Square

The hotel is within the London congestion zone so there’s a £15 charge for driving in the area between 07:00 and 22:00. 

The closest airports to the hotel are London City Airport (30 minutes by taxi) and Heathrow (45 minutes by taxi). 

Is the Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel licensed for weddings? 


The ballroom at the Kimpton Fitzroy is fully licensed for civil wedding ceremonies with Camden Registry Office. 

You simply need to coordinate a date for celebrations with the hotel and the Registrar. 

Following the exchange of vows, you and your guests can toast your love in the Palm Court. 

2. Weddings at The Kimpton Fitzroy


Want a wedding day that’s the perfect reflection of you and your partner? 

The professional team at The Kimpton Fitzroy is dedicated to helping you achieve this.
They take your dreams and help you turn them into reality. 

From the ornate Grade II listed ballroom ceremony space to the award-winning kitchen team, you have everything you need for your luxury London wedding right at your fingertips. 

The dedicated Wedding Manager at the venue, together with the Executive Chef, works to create a unique occasion for you and your partner. 

This includes providing Kosher or Asian catering services if required. 

You can view the hotel’s banqueting menu online. 

Considering a micro-wedding in London

The Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel is just as fabulous for an intimate wedding as it is for a big celebration. 

Can’t decide if a micro-wedding is the right choice for you? 

Take a look at our journal post for some useful insights. 

Micro Wedding VS A Big Wedding | Which One is Right for You?

Contact the Wedding Events Team on 020 7520 1870 to discuss your plans whether you’re planning a micro-wedding or an event with a larger number of guests. 

Alternatively, you can send an email to weddings@kimptonfitzroylondon.com.

What does a wedding at Kimpton Fitzroy London cost?


You can expect to pay from £185 per person with a minimum of 80 guests for a wedding at Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel

You may be able to secure a discounted room block booking if you’re planning a big celebration.

3. Wedding Venues at The Kimpton Fitzroy


The breathtaking ballroom at The Kimpton Fitzroy was restored to its original grandeur as part of an £85 million refurbishment completed in 2018. 

The result is a spectacular venue where you and your partner can exchange vows. 
The original architectural details are still present, including a mezzanine gallery. 

And they now have a fresh glisten to them that creates a truly magical space. 

The Grade II heritage-listed ballroom has a maximum capacity of 200 seated guests with full staging. 

You also get access to the adjoining Palm Court which has its own terrace and indoor winter garden. 

It’s the perfect space for cocktails after your wedding ceremony. 

Plus, the venue has eight other light and airy event spaces that can be used for pre or post-wedding activities. 

That’s not all… 

Plan a wedding at The Kimpton Fitzroy and you get access to: 

- Fully customised menus 
- Tastings with the Executive Chef 
- Dedicated onsite Wedding Manager
- Russell Square outdoor ceremony options, drinks receptions, and photograph opportunities. 

4. Rooms and Suites

Every accommodation space has a touch of 1920s glamour in its decor. 

And attention to detail is evident in every aspect as you can see…
There are 334 rooms and suites at The Kimpton Fitzroy. 

You and your wedding guests can expect in-room amenities including: 

- Yoga mat
- Sweet and savoury tuck box
- Nespresso coffee machine
- Perfumer’s Story bathroom amenities
- Ruark Bluetooth speakers
- Smart TV
- Bottled still and sparkling water

There are room and suite choices to suit everyone including the City Single if any of your wedding guests are travelling alone. 

Other room options at the hotel are: 

- Urban Double
- Superior Double
- Superior Two Double Beds
- Deluxe Double Park View
- Deluxe Two Double Beds

You can enjoy additional space in one of the classic modern style suites which all have Apple TV. 

You can choose from: 

- Junior Suite
- One-Bedroom Suite
- Corner Suite

Want to experience the ultimate in luxury

Why not book to stay in The Fitzroy Suite?

It’s elegant and just gorgeous, the perfect accommodation for you and your partner as you celebrate your wedding. 
The four-room suite is also ideal for the bridal party or if you have children attending your wedding with you. 

This prestigious accommodation includes an indulgent four-poster king-size bed, an ornamental original fireplace, and a marble bathroom with a waterfall shower and roll-top bath. 

How much does it cost to stay at the Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel? 


The minimum advance booking rate to stay at the hotel is approximately £253 per night

Dinner, bed, and breakfast rates are also available starting from approximately £469 per night

The cost of a suite for the night starts from approximately £524

The actual cost of your stay depends on which accommodation you book and what dates you choose. 

5. Dining and Drinking Experiences

Looking for a London wedding venue with gourmet dining

You’ll find it at The Kimpton Fitzroy. 
The eateries and bars at the hotel provide an unforgettable five-star experience. 

The Galvin Bar & Grill is a contemporary version of the traditional British bar and grill. 

Chris and Jeff Galvin are proud of their restaurant’s reputation for using ethically sourced produce

Head Chef Adam Gray puts this produce to use creating dishes that reflect the cultural diversity of modern Britain. 

Other dining and drinking spaces at the hotel are: 

- Fitz’s - a unique London cocktail bar that oozes glamour. 
- Burr & Co. - a coffeehouse during the day and a stylish wine bar by night. 

And…

The Palm Court 
In addition to being a stunning wedding reception space, this area is a popular place to enjoy an afternoon snack or an evening glass of champagne. 

It’s also a social hub that’s usually buzzing with life. 

Aside from these eating and drinking spaces, there are private dining options at The Kimpton Fitzroy

Each of the eight-event spaces is available to hire for group meals. 

6. Amenities and Activities

Searching for a hotel where you and your guests will be entertained outside of your wedding ceremony and reception? 

You won’t have a problem at The Kimpton Fitzroy. 

The amenities are exceptional, including a fully-equipped gymnasium
During your stay, you can also expect: 

- Social hours
- Hosted evening drinks receptions
- Complimentary Raleigh bike use

Plus…

The hotel is pet-friendly

We love this because we know how important it is for some wedding couples to have their pets with them for their celebrations. 

7. Why We Love The Kimpton Fitzroy


As specialists in luxury wedding floristry in London, we’re passionate about bringing couples’ wedding dreams to life. 

So, we only ever recommend providers and venues we trust. 

This is the case with The Kimpton Fitzroy Hotel

We especially love: 

- Original 19th-century architectural style with contemporary touches. 

- Romantic and magical ballroom ceremony space that’s recently been refurbished. 

- Menu choices created from ethically sourced produce. 

 - Pet-friendly ethos. 

There is no obvious downside to hosting your wedding at The Kimpton Fitzroy. 

Although, the one heads-up we’d give is that guests who are driving will be subject to a congestion charge between 07:00 and 22:00. 

8. Plan Luxury Floristry for Kimpton Fitzroy Wedding

We love bringing our floristry design skills to the party when couples celebrate their wedding.

Every event is different and all couples are individuals. 

So, our services are bespoke and tailored to each situation. From large lavish occasions to intimate dinners, we offer a free no-obligation consultation to discuss all aspects of your wedding flowers.

With our valuable insight into some of London's most celebrated venues, we can help breathe real life into your vision.

Schedule a call with us

And we’re there on your special day to ensure that every final touch is exquisite

Our floral creations are always the perfect complement to your venue. 

We make sure this is the case by meeting you at your venue and creating detailed drawings in situ. 

Once we’ve agreed on our ideas with you, we finish our final luxury floral creations

This holistic approach means we’re there with you every step of the way. 

We work with the professionals at your venue, like the Wedding Manager at The Kimpton Fitzroy, to ensure even the smallest detail is absolutely perfect.

Ask us to design your wedding floristry and we’ll deliver creations including: 

- Bride’s and bridesmaids’ bouquets
- Groom’s, groomsmen’s, and ring bearer’s boutonnieres
- Corsages
- Bride’s floral crown or hairpiece
- Entryway arrangements
- Alter arrangements
- Aisle decorations
- Wedding arches
- Hanging flower arrangements
- Table arrangements
- Centrepieces
- Food station arrangements
- Flowers for the wedding cake
- Cake table arrangements
- Tossing bouquet

Want us to create floral designs for your wedding at The Kimpton Fitzroy or any other luxury wedding venue in London?  

Call us on 020 3389 9609 to discuss our luxury wedding floristry services. 

Or, you may prefer to contact us by email at contact@bloominghaus.com

We’re excited to be part of your wedding story. 

Have questions or comments about weddings at The Kimpton Fitzroy or our floral design services?

Just let us know in the comments and we’ll get on it ASAP. 

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