A new Nobu Hotel is set to launch in Willow Street, Shoreditch, toward the end of this year. While it benefits the tourism and high-class guests, the expected opening already sparked worries among residents of this area. A license was granted to the future 150-room hotel for live music, film screenings and dance performance until 1AM.
This made the locals express their fear over the trendy chain opening, which has other establishments in Chicago, Las Vegas, Miami, and Bahrain, will be accompanied by an inflow of drunken revellers.
The Islington Council received complaints from residents who were already at the verge of loosing their minds as a result of the regular disturbance of revellers.
Residents are already having a hard time getting reasonable tranquility and the calm sleep needed to live a normal and active life, having to put up with a line of sick people lying around their homes, shattered glass on doorsteps, and the insults being hurled at residents when they go out or return to their homes in the evenings.
Meanwhile, the company assures guests of an exciting and pleasant experience. The general manager of Nobu Hotel Shoreditch, said: “Expect imaginative food creations from Chef Nobu Matsuhisa and unforgettable guest experiences that will nurture Shoreditch.”
With little to no chances to change anything, the residents can only hope for the best for the 5-star hotel and the impact of the hotel won’t be so dramatic as residents see it today.