About Firmdale

About Firmdale Hotels

"Hotels should be living things not stuffy institutions" maintain Tim and Kit Kemp, owners of Firmdale Hotels. There are eight boutique hotels in London and two in New York. The high standards of excellence and unique townhouse style of decoration have over the years added up to a winning combination. Kit Kemp has designed the interiors of each hotel in her unique personal way which reflects a fresh, modern English style. She was named the Andrew Martin International Interior Designer of the Year in 2008 and has gone onto win many more accolades.

queen's award 2018

Firmdale Hotels is proud to announce that they have been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2018 in recognition of their outstanding achievements in International Trade. This is the fourth time Firmdale have won – previously in 2000, 2006 and 2009. The Queen’s Award is the UK’s most prestigious accolade for business and is awarded for outstanding achievement in International Trade, Innovation and Sustainable Development. Firmdale is the only hotel group to be awarded in the International Trade category.

Kit Kemp, who is creative director of Firmdale, said: “We are proud to receive the prestigious Queen’s Award. We love to push the boundaries. Our hotels are elegant, colourful and most of all comfortable. It looks easy but the design detail, technical infrastructure and software is state of the art and constantly renewed. It’s an honour to be recognised.”