Hollywood Actor Robert De Niro is planning on a new 83-room luxury boutique hotel in Covent Garden.

He has submitted a planning application to Westminster City Council for a new 83-room luxury boutique hotel in London's Covent Garden.

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According to AOL, it would see boutique hotel pioneers De Niro, Ira Drukier and Richard Born, the team behind the internationally renowned The Greenwich Hotel in New York's Tribeca district, open their first hotel outside of the US, The Wellington Hotel.