Guillaume Marly

Managing Director
Hotel Café Royal

Having worked in some of London’s most admired and notable hotels, Guillaume brings with him an exceptional level of expertise and experience necessary to take on a property of Hotel Café Royal’s size and reputation. Guillaume joins Hotel Café Royal from the ME London, where he has held the position of General Manager since February 2015. Prior to that he was Managing Director of André Balazs Hotels where he oversaw the hugely successful launch of Chiltern Firehouse in London.

In addition to these two most recent positions, Guillaume’s 20 years’ of experience in the industry includes periods as Hotel Manager at The Ritz and The Connaught and other senior positions at Claridges, The Jumeirah Carlton Tower and The Dorchester.

Guillaume states "It is a real privilege to have the opportunity of leading Hotel Café Royal through its next phase of development. It has been a truly iconic property in London for more than 150 years and I am proud to be part of such a magnificent project. Having started my career at Café Royal over 20 years ago, I feel truly passionate about the property"