The Montcalm Luxury Hotels, an independent hotel group in London, has opened the doors to its sixth property, the Montcalm Royal London House – City of London.The 253-bedroom hotel, which is situated just moments from the Liverpool Street station and close to Shoreditch, marks a transformation of a mid-century office building into a stylish five-star property with striking views of London’s City skyline.The hotel’s lead contractor and designer SGP Contracts along with interior designer Russell Sage, Tonik Associates and 5Plus architects worked together to make its design and concept so unique.The contemporary accommodation has a total of 253 bedrooms, which includes 50 Deluxe Rooms, 168 Club Rooms, 27 Suites, from junior suites to family suites and quad rooms, and eight Studio Suites with kitchenettes. There are also five Business Suites available with generous work space and a laptop on request. Two Palm Suites with private balconies overlook the Shard and other iconic City landmarks.The hotel’s two restaurants, two bars and room service operation are being run by acclaimed restaurateurs, Tom and Ed Martin of ETM Group. On the ground-floor, ‘Burdock’ features a juice bar, lounge area and restaurant. ‘Aviary,’ a unique concept of Bar and Restaurant on the roof top and boasting some of the best skyline views, is due to open mid-November.In terms of technology, the hotel is the first in the UK to offer 10GB bandwidth capacity on demand, ensuring its ability to cope with peaks in network usage for meetings and events. All bedrooms also benefit from iPod docking stations, Smart 55” TVs, and a complimentary handy smartphone service, giving guests unlimited 3G internet data and free local and international calls to selected countries.The hotel’s state-of-the-art meeting and event spaces, due to open in November, are fully versatile and can be hired for exclusive use for up to 300 guests or individually for smaller events of around 60. All private rooms boast natural daylight from the building’s large, striking light wells.Two Palm Suites with private balconies and a host of bespoke touches are also due to open in November, together with three private meeting rooms featuring a terrace overlooking the city skyline.