More than 100 firefighters are currently battling a huge blaze at the luxury five-star hotel, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel, just yards from Harrods in central London.
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UPDATE 2Mandarin oriental on fire! pic.twitter.com/iVCtM176NR— CryptoTruffle (@ivanferretti) June 6, 2018
Just evacuated Mandarin Oriental hotel to see this.... absolutely crazy! So impressed by the organisation in bringing everyone to safety #knightsbridge #mandarinoriental pic.twitter.com/1837pi4uoD— Anna Whiteley (@AnnaWhiteley) June 6, 2018
The Mandarin Oriental has
173 rooms and 25 suites - with over half overlooking Hyde Park.
The latest refurbishment cost an estimated £185million.
The largest suite in the hotel is the three-bedroom, 397 sq metre Mandarin Oriental Penthouse complete with private terraces, which was due to open in July. Some rooms rent for more than $5,000 per night.
Inside the Mandarin: