The Dorchester – Vision for the perfect hotel
Step back in time
Take a trip back in time with The Dorchester to share some of their favourite historic highlights.
History of The Dorchester
Sir Robert McAlpine’s vision for the perfect hotel became a reality when The Dorchester opened its doors on April 18, 1931. The state-of-the-art design was built in record time over 18 months, at the speed of a floor a week.