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Everyone should visit London at least once. Like New York, Paris and Beijing, London is a historical metropolis with iconic sights at almost every turn. Those of us who love it and don't live there have to keep returning again and again, which is why the best places to stay in London are also some of the best places to stay in the whole world, with something for most tastes and most budgets. We’ve tried to reflect that in our pick of London hotels, and our full list of all the places our Gurus recommend in London is extensive from iconic Grand Dames for once-in-a-lifetime stays to cosy pubs with rooms and everything in between!

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Aside from where to stay (and we’ve tried to answer the question of which part of town you might like to base yourself in our neighbourhoods guide), the real question is which of London’s attractions do you want to see most? The V&A? The Natural History Museum? The Science Museum? The British Museum, the Royal Academy? The Tate Modern or Britain? Oxford Street, Regent Street, Bond Street? Knightsbridge, Kensington? The Royal Albert Hall? The Southbank? The Globe? The Thames? Hyde Park? Battersea Park, St. James’s Park, Richmond Park, Kew Gardens? And these are just the headliners, but choosing which you want to see most will be a huge help in deciding which is the best place to stay in London for you.

From clean, but basic, youth hostels to the world's grandest properties, the list of the best places to stay in London is long. For most of us price comes into the equation, just like location, so here are some of our Gurus' top picks by price bracket and neighbourhood, and then our top picks by types of hotels.

The Best Places to Stay in London

London’s Top Hotels

  • Claridge’s is an Art Deco darling and London institution, it’s pretty universally considered one of the best hotels in London and is arguably one of the most beautiful too, with its red brick facade, and sweeping black and white marble entrance and tea lounge. Claridge’s recent refurbishment was sympathetic to the beauty of the original, and it’s helped make the restaurant and the top floor spa just as popular as afternoon tea in the foyer. There are more Art Deco features here than you can spot on a visit of less than a week, and old fashioned charms, like manned lifts complete with a sofa and the sort of service that’s really a pleasure.
  • In a fantastic Knightsbridge position opposite Hyde Park, The Berkeley is another stunning, luxurious grande dame, and one with London’s few rooftop pools. Its showstopper entrance is a relatively recent addition, and there are some new build rooms with lots of glass and steel, in addition to the more turn of the century original rooms. All have had a makeover, though, and the interiors are extremely elegant and comfortable. The food, in Marcus Wareing's eponymous restaurant, is fantastic and the service impeccable. Plus, if you haven’t quite packed properly they’ll lend you a Burberry trench. And there’s a Dyson hairdryer in every room.
  • The Dorchester is another London landmark and institution, the kind of place to stay in if you want the royal treatment, even if you can’t afford to shop in the Chopard concession in the lobby. Its ritzy-yet-comfortable rooms and suites, many with splendid views of Hyde Park, are models of understated luxury, adorned with elegant drapery and recherché ornaments. And overall the feeling is traditional and formal, without being stuffy.
  • Or, for something just as glamorous, but a bit more glossy, less fussy, try The Dorchester's sleeker, younger, more masculine brother hotel, 45 Park Lane, which has an Art Deco flavour adored by the smart set, and Wolfgang Puck's highly recommended in-house steak restaurant, CUT. The hotel’s 45 rooms and suites, all with views over Hyde Park, boast a colour palette of rich earth tones and sensuous fabrics that ooze retro-chic appeal, plus gleaming, marble bathrooms and all the jiggery-gadgetty-pokery you can imagine.

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  • Converted from a row of three Georgian townhouses in the heart of Soho, Hazlitt’s is a great choice if you’re looking for character and a lively, central location. And it’s got some great literary associations. The hotel has 30 rooms and suites, all of them individually, and quite splendidly decorated, with wood panelled walls, considered collections of antiques, art and rugs. They do a great breakfast, have an elegant bar, and you’re in a wonderful position for eating out of an evening. It’s so stylish and classic that it’s always cool.
  • The Rookery is a stunningly converted row of three 18th century houses in trendy Clerkenwell, which is on the opposite side of London from many of the museums and galleries, but it’s still well connected. Inside ithe property is filled with antiques, art, wood panelling, and original copper and brass plumbing. Downstairs are flagstone floors and open fires. There’s no restaurant, but there are plenty in the area. And with just 33 rooms it’s intimate enough to call romantic.

For around £100 per night

  • The citizenM brand is a trendy, contemporary 'lux for less' option, and they now have three branches to choose from: citizenM Shoreditch, citizenM Tower of London or the original, citizenM Bankside. All of them feature iconic art and furniture throughout, plus their trademark floor to ceiling windows and up to the minute gadgetry.

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  • Just above Shaftesbury Avenue, and around the corner from The British Museum, The Bloomsbury is a grand hotel which really says ‘London’, tastefully blending British traditions with contemporary style. There are 153 rooms and suites, smartly designed with contemporary furniture, soft patterns and luxurious bathrooms. There’s a glamorous bar with plenty of local appeal and a great atmosphere. You’re close to the shops, the museums and galleries and the theatres.
  • The Charlotte Street Hotel is a fashionable media hangout with stylish interiors, buzzy public areas and its own private cinema. It’s hip and happening and just above Oxford Street and Soho in the West End. It’s got its own brasserie, as well as a bar, and both are popular with locals as well as visitors.

Some of the Most Romantic Hotels in London

  • The Corinthia Hotel is a beautifully restored, grand London hotel which hits just the right notes to make it both glamorous and elegant — this hotel is a ‘class act’. The original features of the building, built in the 1880s, are magnificent and the modern luxuries, like the marble bathrooms complete with built in televisions at the end of each bath, are just the sorts of things most of us find luxurious and special. Plus there’s a wonderful choice of bars and restaurants to match. It’s a real treat.
  • Opulent, sumptuous and quirky, Batty Langley's is a relative newcomer to the London hotel scene, but it’s quickly becoming a popular romantic bolthole because of its great location, old fashioned feeling of luxury and cosy scale. The 29 rooms and suites here are a world away from the minimalist trend, instead they’re crammed with antiques and period features, from wood panelling, fireplaces, and heavy silk drapes to canopied four poster beds and period artworks on the walls. There's an honesty bar in the Tapestry Room, and the welcome bonus of a pretty courtyard for sitting out when the weather allows. There's no in-house restaurant, but the 24 hour room service offers sustenance for those who can't bear to leave this luxurious cocoon.
  • We couldn’t create a list of hotel recommendations for London and leave The Ritz off the list: it is one of London’s most iconic hotels, known for its glitz and glamour, from the dapper doorman to the wonderful neoclassical details and the incredible Art Deco Tivoli bar. The decor is luxurious in the classical sense of the word, Louis XVI style with a touch of the Belle Époque about it, with impressive original art and truly fantastic public spaces. It’s world famous for a reason.

London’s Best Family Hotels

  • It’s very grand but No.11 Cadogan Gardens, the eclectically styled, lavishly decorated luxury boutique hotel just behind Chelsea's Sloane Square, is a really great London hotel recommendation for families. The family suites are lovely and big, with huge windows, and expansive marble bathrooms, and the hotel, which has been converted from several red brick townhouses, is an exciting warren of secret-feeling passages and surprise public spaces. There’s a library, a drawing room and a terrace, and the restaurant is excellent.

For Mayfair

  • The Mayfair Townhouse is one of Mayfair's newest offerings. It's a stunning conversion of fifteen townhouses on Half Moon Street, which have been transformed into a sophisticated lifestyle hotel. Interiors are sultry and sexy with luxury touches everywhere you look, yet accommodation ranges from the distinctly affordable to the over-the-top decadent. Don't miss cocktails and partying till late in the Dandy Bar!
  • The Connaught Hotel is one of the discreet and understated grande dames of Mayfair, the epitome of old world Britishness, but updated to meet the needs of modern life and design. The service is incredible; there’s a veritable fleet of butlers, providing you with the ultimate in traditional comforts. And it's the same in the bars and restaurants: the conservatory does a fantastic breakfast, the two bars attract a friendly, interesting crowd, and there are two restaurants, one with two Michelin stars.

For Kensington

  • Blakes is the granddaddy of all boutique hotels, a wonderfully theatrical creation with 45 individually decorated decadent, themed rooms crammed full of wonderful antiques, interesting artwork and beautiful fabrics. Plus, of course, the restaurant is excellent and you’re peacefully, but well located, on the edge of Chelsea.

For Knightsbridge

  • One of London's first design hotels, COMO The Halkin is a sophisticated property in a quiet location just minutes from Hyde Park corner. its 41 rooms and suites are contemporary and chic and ooze understated luxury. The service here is top-notch. A luxury hideaway in a great area.

For London’s West End

  • Designed by Philippe Starck, St. Martins Lane is a design classic, perfectly positioned for seeing London - you’re between Covent Garden and Leicester Square. Fashion types and rock stars love it, and it’s famous for its light effects, buzzy bar, nightclub and restaurant.

Prefer a self-catering flat or apartment?

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Travel Information

  • Heathrow is the UK’s main International Airport and the second busiest in the world. It’s 23kms out from the centre of town, a tube, bus, train or cab journey away. Gatwick, the UK’s second largest airport is a bit further out of town - 47kms, and best connected to the rest of London by train. London Stansted is 48kms out of town, and best connected by the Stansted Express. London City Airport is closest to the physical centre, with planes flying all the way into the Royal Docks close to Canary Wharf, but it’s a smaller airport, so not everyone will be able to fly right into the centre of town like this. You can get to the rest of London from City Airport using the tube or DLR. London Luton Airport is called 'London', but it's quite far north of town, above Watford and St. Albans, and about an hour outside of central London by rail. London is also easily reached by train, by catching the Eurostar to Kings Cross/St. Pancras if you’re travelling from the continent.
  • If you want to hire a car during your stay in London or the UK we recommend you visit our online partner, Rentalcars.
  • London isn’t visited for its weather, so choosing the best time to visit for you is going to be more based on why you’re visiting. Summer tends to be the busiest month, and it might be warm, and or sunny, or it might just be humid and grey; the best thing to do is just to enjoy what you get, that’s what Londoners will do. Christmas is lovely when all the lights are up and decorations in the windows. And spring and autumn are a mixed bag of showers and sunshine. If there’s a hint of an ‘Indian Summer’ where it’s warm into September and even October, then that will make a particularly nice backdrop to your visit.

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Best Hotels in London

  • Batty Langley's London (Spitalfields) 29 rooms from $218

    Sights nearby  -  The property is minutes from Liverpool St so there's easy access to all of London's highlights.
    Local markets  -  Old Spitalfields market is just round the corner
    Full of character
    Opulent
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    Opulent, sumptuous and quirky converted 18th-century townhouse in the trendy Spitalfields district. Gorgeous over-the-top rooms and suites offer stunning traditional interiors and equally impressive bathrooms. A romantic bolthole in the city of London perfect for a cosy getaway! See More

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  • The Grazing Goat London (Marylebone) 8 rooms from $250

    Local exploring  -  The Grazing Goat is the ideal base from which to explore London
    Sights nearby  -  Be sure to visit Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and London Eye!
    Great walks  -  Head off to Hyde Park, situated less than a mile away from The Grazing Goat
    Restaurant with rooms
    RestaurantNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape

    The Grazing Goat boasts an enviable location in the heart of Marylebone. Their rooms ooze charm with muted Farrow & Ball colour schemes, large beds and wooden furnishings. Upmarket British pub classics are served in the restaurant downstairs. A splendid spot for city explorers! See More

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  • The Orange London (Pimlico) 4 rooms from $256

    Short break  -  The Orange is a great base if you're visiting London for a night or two. It's very central and near both sights and nightlife
    Local exploring  -  Ideally located right in the centre of London. With easy access to many sights either on foot or by tube
    Full of character
    Traditional
    Air conditioningRestaurantNo pets

    The Cubitt House Group's gastropub with rooms in the heart of Pimlico. Four rooms are done in muted palettes with polished wooden floors, smart modern en-suites and plenty of period touches. Downstairs the bar and restaurant offer a relaxed space for convivial evenings. A chic central London base. See More

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  • Hazlitt's London (Soho) 27 rooms from $268

    Full of character
    Lively area  -  In the thick of the action.
    Traditional
    Boutique
    Air conditioningNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Tablet, Frommers, Good Hotel Guide

    This charming Georgian boutique hotel is full of character and literary associations. Since 1718 Hazlitt's has been in the thick of it on vibrant Frith Street in the heart of Soho. Elegant wood-panelled rooms are the perfect base, relax with a book or explore the city. See More

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  • The Princess Royal Pub & Restaurant London (Notting Hill) 4 rooms from $320

    Local markets  -  Portobello Market is within walking distance
    Restaurant  -  Head Chef is Ben Tish
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
    Restaurant with rooms
    RestaurantGarden

    A beautifully designed pub with a restaurant, bar and four individually styled bedrooms in the heart of London's trendy Notting Hill. Seasonal dishes using British produce with a mouth-watering menu created by Ben Tish. A relaxed and stylish place to go and be seen. See More

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  • The Mayfair Townhouse London (Mayfair) 172 rooms from $323

    Romantic Break  -  With its sumptuous rooms, sexy decor and happening bar it's ideal for a couples' treat
    Sights nearby  -  You're minutes from the Royal Academy, Green Park, and Picadilly
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    Designer  -  Uniquely designed interiors.
    Restaurant
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    A stunning new lifestyle hotel in the heart of Mayfair. This townhouse conversion oozes with sultry sophistication and luxurious rooms range from the affordable to the utterly decadent. The Dandy Bar slings a top-notch cocktail and is the place to party till late. A chic stay in the centre of town. See More

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  • The Rookery London (Clerkenwell) 33 rooms from $361

    Sights nearby  -  Barbican is a cultural hub worth checking out for performances, screenings and more.
    Full of character
    Lively area  -  In the thick of the action.
    Boutique
    Air conditioningGardenDisabled accessNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Tablet

    Fashionable Clerkenwell is home to this intimate, period charm City bolthole which prides itself on homely atmosphere across three 18th Century houses. Rooms are full of character, classic antiques, open fires and roll top baths. Breakfast in bed or in the garden is the perfect way to start the day. See More

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  • 11 Cadogan Gardens London (Chelsea) 56 rooms from $372

    Romantic Break
    Local exploring
    Sights nearby  -  Within walking distance of Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament.
    Opulent
    Air conditioningRestaurantGarden
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Small Luxury Hotels

    Located just behind Sloane Square, 11 Cadogan Gardens is a luxury boutique hotel in London part of Relais & Châteaux. Eclectic style with lavish interiors and comfortable rooms including a library, drawing room and terrace. Elegant and calm, this luxury gem is brilliantly positioned. See More

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  • The Chelsea Townhouse London (Chelsea) 36 rooms from $383

    Local exploring  -  A great location for either hitting the shops in Knightsbridge and Sloane Street or the museums of South Ken
    City Style  -  Beautifully designed rooms and suites offer understated luxurious style and calm sophisticated interiors
    Sights nearby  -  South Kensington's iconic museums are one stop on the tube
    Views  -  Book one of the Garden rooms for lovely views over Cadogan Gardens
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    A beautifully designed boutique townhouse on the borders of Belgravia and Chelsea. Gorgeous interiors are the epitome of sophisticated elegance with muted palettes accessoried by antiques and original period features. The best have garden views. A boutique hideaway with a homely vibe. See More

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  • Z Shoreditch London (Shoreditch) 111 rooms from $64

    City Style  -  Make the most out of Z Shoreditch's location to truly get to know London
    Value chic  -  Top accommodation in a superb spot and at great price
    Sights nearby  -  Head over to Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square or any number of other attractions the city has to offer!
    Great walks  -  Wander around this iconic city getting a feel for its unique atmosphere
    Air conditioningDisabled accessNo pets

    Z Shoreditch is located in the heart of London, just a short walk from Old Street station. This modern property offers smart and unfussy accommodation featuring 48 inch HD TVs-complete with free Sky Sports and Movies! Lovely breakfasts served up (at additional cost). A fantastic base in the city. See More

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  • Good Hotel London (Royal Victoria Dock) 148 rooms from $105

    City Style  -  A chic industrial style hotel, complete with buzzy rooftop bar and Thames views.
    Local markets  -  Wake early and visit the bustling Bilingsgate fish market.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    A trendy floating hotel offering both a chic city pad and the opportunity to give back. A social enterprise that originated in Amsterdam and is now set up in London's Victoria Docks. Expect industrial contemporary cool style, great restaurant, fantastic and friendly staff and a lively rooftop bar. See More

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  • Z Hotels at Gloucester Place London (Marylebone) 20 rooms from $109

    Value chic  -  An affordable hotel, with minimalist style, in the heart of London.
    Great walks  -  Take long walks through scenic Hyde Park.
    Air conditioningNo pets

    A collection of five townhouses located in London's smart Marylebone area. Cleanly designed rooms feature large sash windows, parquet flooring, crisp white linen and contemporary bathrooms. Well positioned and very well priced making this an attractive stay. See More

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  • Church Street Hotel London (Camberwell) 31 rooms from $115

    City Style  -  A totally unqiue experience with quirky and meticulously thoughtout design, bold colours and unique charm.
    Value chic  -  Excellent value for money- top quality service, decor, cuisine and vibes for a reasonable price tag.
    Local markets  -  Borough Market on the weekend is a fantastic food heaven with stalls from all over Europe and places to catch a quick bite.
    Great walks  -  South London is full of parks, walk ways and beautiful buildings full of history.
    Air conditioningRestaurantParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Fodors, Good Hotel Guide

    This wonderfully vibrant Mexican themed hotel is a shining light in Camberwell. Bright, cheerful rooms are full of character and thoughtful touches. Make sure you sample the to die for tapas, as well as the knockout cocktails in the Havana Lounge. A new wave of affordable and stylish hotels. See More

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  • Leman Locke London (Whitechapel) 168 rooms from $122

    City Style  -  Live like a local in beautiful surrounding; cuisine, wellness, work & play facilities all feel cutting-edge
    Value chic  -  The perfect answer for those looking for affordable yet desirable long-term stays in the heart of London
    Restaurant  -  Alter restaurant serves vegan globally-inspired small plates & craft cocktails. There's also a Shaman coffee shop & bar
    Views  -  Floor to ceiling windows offer amazing views over the East London skyline
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    Trendy apartment hotel walking distance from Shoreditch & The City. Designed to appeal to modern travellers, spacious self-catered suites are decorated in powder pink & grey tones; all are kitted out with modern luxuries. Vegan restaurant, bouji cafe & wellness facilities make this a desirable spot. See More

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  • New Road Hotel London (Whitechapel) 80 rooms from $129

    Local exploring  -  Fab spot for business or pleasure: there's easy access to Canary Wharf, London's Docklands, Brick Lane, Shoreditch & The City
    Business meetings  -  A modern set-up for business with hot desks, laid-back meeting rooms & welcoming public areas makes this the place to work
    Restaurant  -  The home of Marco Pierre White's signature restaurant, Chophouse. The elegant space serves English classics with a French twist
    Local markets  -  The area's markets are some of the best in London. Don't miss Spitalfields, Brick Lane & Columbia Road's famous Flower Market
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    Stylish East London design hotel in a former textile factory. The sensitive renovation has kept striking historic architectural features & combined them with chic design in cleverly designed rooms. Buzzy public areas, workspaces, & a gourmet restaurant tick all the boxes. Boutique neighbourhood gem. See More

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  • Richmond Harbour Hotel & Spa London (Richmond) 68 rooms from $137

    Groups  -  The extensive spa complete with a large indoor pool makes this perfect for a rejuvenating girls' weekend getaway
    Value chic  -  With rooms starting around the £100 mark, this is a very reasonably priced stay considering its amenities
    Romantic Break  -  With a spa and a great restaurant, this is a good option for an indulgent couples' getaway
    Great walks  -  Take a stroll through the expansive Richmond Park which, complete with wild deer, feels very rural
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    A converted Georgian property offering chic accommodation and an expansive spa next to Richmond Park. Rooms range in size but each boasts sash windows, original features, and modern fabrics and artworks. A lively restaurant is a popular spot with locals. Well suited to couples or a friends' getaway. See More

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  • The Victoria Inn, London London (Peckham) 15 rooms from $141

    Foodies  -  For those after a modern British East End experience the gastropub downstairs offers just that
    Local exploring  -  Affordable accomodation just 5 miles from Central London
    Sights nearby  -  Visit Dulwich Park or the free Horniman Museum and Gardens
    Great walks  -  Peckham Rye Park
    Restaurant

    Set above a traditional Victorian Inn - a gastro pub located in Peckham, for a different kind of stay. Great pub food, a lively and popular bar and simple, stylish bedrooms. Located in this vibrant borough, there are many trendy bars, restaurants and clubs nearby. See More

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  • The Resident Kensington London (Kensington) 65 rooms from $147

    Value chic  -  Self catering facilities can cut your costs in half, with no compromise on style or location.
    Local exploring  -  Proximity to centre of town and main attractions makes this a great stay for local exploring.
    Great walks  -  Hyde Park is a large space in the heart of the city and offers miles of walkways and trails for cyclists.
    Local markets  -  The Acklam Village Market is open every Saturday and Sunday, come rain or shine.
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    Recommended by  -  Sawdays, Frommers

    The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea's famously grand townhouses are converted into streamlined, designer accommodation. Light rooms with high ceilings, bay windows and kitchenettes are a good choice for longer stays. Proximity to the tube network makes it prime location. See More

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  • Tulse Hill Hotel London (Lambeth) 9 rooms from $147

    Restaurant  -  Regularly changing seasonal menus feature gastropub fayre.
    Sights nearby  -  A short bus ride from the Thames
    Great walks  -  Brockwell Park
    Boutique
    RestaurantGarden

    An old Victorian Tavern, dating back to the 1840s, now neatly restored as a bespoke guest house just minutes from Tulse Hill station. Bedrooms are large and comfortable with simple interiors. A cosy restaurant and bar has a large selection of beers and organic wines. Great value. See More

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  • The Coach and Horses, London London (Kew) 31 rooms from $152

    Back to Nature  -  With Kew Gardens and Richmond Park a stone's throw from this hotel, there is plenty of ways to immerse yourself in nature
    Hideaway  -  Nestled in the charming borough of Richmond, this hotel offers a hideaway from the hustle and bustle of central London
    Romantic Break  -  Couples love the quaint rooms at this former coaching inn; book a romantic dinner for two to complete the experience
    Great walks  -  Explore the verdant borough of Richmond on a long walk; head to Richmond Park to see wild deer and spectacular views
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    This boutique, Georgian pub with rooms sits opposite London's beautiful Kew Gardens. Botanical design permeates the bright guestrooms, while cosy soft furnishings add a country inn feel. Enjoy gourmet British food and local craft ales in the pub, with live music at the weekends; an inviting hotel. See More

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  • The Tommyfield London (Lambeth) 6 rooms from $152

    Restaurant  -  Fresh and tasty English pub food.
    Quirky  -  Live comedy on Thursdays.
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Restaurant with rooms
    Air conditioningRestaurantNo pets

    Brand-new bedrooms set in a fashionable pub just 10 minutes from central London via tube. Excellent pub menu, recently opened accommodation and evening entertainment including stand-up comedy make this an enticing property for those seeking London chic without a huge price tag. See More

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  • Hart Shoreditch London (Shoreditch) 126 rooms from $152

    Local exploring  -  Set in hip Shoreditch, there is plenty to do nearby including shopping, markets, and an exciting choice of restaurants and bars
    City Style  -  Old-world charm meets contemporary design at this stylish urban stay
    Local markets  -  On the weekends, a trip to Columbia Road Flower Market or Broadway Market is a must
    Restaurant  -  Barboun serves Levantine-inspired cuisine
    Air conditioningRestaurantPet friendlyDisabled access

    An elegant hotel set in hip Shoreditch offering urban-chic design and great rates. Accommodation varies in size but the look in each is a mix of traditional and modern design. Each room is decked out with an HDTV & Nespresso machine. Extras include Lebanese dining and superb cocktails. Very stylish. See More

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  • Brook Green Hotel London (Hammersmith) 17 rooms from $152

    Restaurant  -  Wide ranging menu from traditional pub grub to seared scallops!
    Sights nearby  -  Easy access to all of London's major attractions
    Traditional
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    A pub-like façade and interior, with boutique rooms upstairs, a cool cocktail bar downstairs and a handy west London location. Friendly service and excellent pub food complete the picture. A good value option with easy access to all London has to offer. See More

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  • The Petersham London (Richmond) 58 rooms from $154

    Sights nearby  -  Great for Richmond Park, Royal Botanic Gardens and Twickenham Stadium
    Views  -  Over the River Thames
    Birdwatching  -  Good birding near the hotel.
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
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    Country house feel by the river in leafy Richmond village. Superb restaurant, traditional bedrooms, fine views and a sit out terrace. Good wedding and business venue. See More

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  • London Bridge Hotel London (Southwark) 138 rooms from $154

    Local exploring  -  Local exploring is made easy from this fantastically located hotel.
    Sights nearby  -  The view from the Shard, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London for medieval history.
    Local markets  -  Borough Market is a popular food market with Londoners and tourists alike.
    Restaurant  -  Londinium Restaurant open for breakfast and dinner
    RestaurantDisabled accessViews
    Recommended by  -  Frommers

    Stylish business hotel, popular with tourists, in prime Southwark river location offers gym facilities and modern features. Chic rooms are luxurious with all the needed mod-cons. Londinium restaurant offers British cuisine, or head to the Quarter Bar and Lounge for drinks and casual small plates. See More

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  • The Culpeper London (Whitechapel) 5 rooms from $154

    Sights nearby  -  So many sights to see such as Trafalgar Square and Big Ben just minutes away.
    Local markets  -  Browse the bustling Petticoat Lane Market.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    RestaurantNo pets

    Combining a superb pub with sublime upstairs rooms, The Culpeper is a great option for those looking to stay in central London. Elegant, comfortable rooms, an excellent restaurant and one of London's finest roof terraces come together to create a standout guesthouse. See More

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  • The Lodge Hotel London (Putney) 73 rooms from $158

    Business meetings  -  A range of open-plan, light-filled spaces - including board room & private terrace - make this a good option for work & events
    Local exploring  -  A convenient South West London base - close to Barnes, Wimbledon & Wandsworth - whether in town for work or play
    Value chic  -  Considering the location, high quality finish, impressive amenities & caring service, a stay is a total steal
    Restaurant  -  Hide & Seed restaurant & bar serves a contemporary European menu in a relaxed yet vibey setting
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    Trendy boutique hotel in leafy Putney. Recently refurbished rooms feel fresh & fun; top-quality linens combine with colourful wall fabrics & playful furnishings to create a modern yet truly British feel. Elegant bar & restaurant, library & outdoor terrace make this feel more like home than a hotel. See More

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  • CitizenM Tower of London City of London 370 rooms from $160

    Value chic  -  With CitizenM's trademark chic interiors at great prices, it's a brilliant London stay for those on a budget.
    Local exploring  -  Fantastic location for exploring not just the Tower of London, but the rest of the city too
    Sights nearby  -  You're right next to the tube, so the whole of London is easilly accessible ontop of the sights on your doorstep
    Views  -  There are great views over the Thames, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London from the balcony
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    A budget stay just a stone's throw from the Tower of London. CitizenM's trademark offering includes rooms with stunning city views, 24 hour food, and funky interiors that are just perfect for hanging out! A good choice for both business and leisure travellers. See More

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  • Sunborn London Yacht Hotel London (Royal Victoria Dock) 135 rooms from $163

    Short break  -  Located just 15 minutes away from London City Airport
    Local exploring  -  Spend your days seeing all that London has to offer
    Local markets  -  Camden Market and London Bridge Borough Market are both well worth a visit
    Great walks  -  Wander all over this bustling city's streets getting a feel for the place
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    Sunborn Yacht Hotel is moored on the Thames, just a short distance from Canary Wharf. This super-yacht hotel boasts smart, classically-styled rooms as well as a restaurant and a spa. Perfect for those who fancy something different! See More

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  • CitizenM Shoreditch London (Shoreditch) 216 rooms from $165

    Local exploring  -  Ideally located for exploring London's trendy East End and great transport links to the rest of the city.
    Sights nearby  -  Walking distance from Spitalfields Market and Brick Lane.
    Restaurant  -  Open for food 24hours per day
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
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    CitizenM's East London outpost in trendy Shoreditch. You'll find the usual "luxe for less": large comfy beds, stylish designer furniture, contemporary artworks and generally trendy vibe in the friendly and lively lounge/bar/restaurant area. Excellent value in a truly hipster part of town. See More

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  • Twenty Nevern Square London (Earl's Court) 20 rooms from $165

    Local markets  -  Food markets are taking off in the city, so be sure to explore the local ones on the weekends.
    Full of character
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Four poster beds  -  For romantics.
    Parking
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide

    Chic tranquility meets a West London colonial-style townhouse. Good value. Fantastically well connected by tube, train and bus. A wide range of different rooms and a breakfast worth getting out of bed for. See More

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  • The Rose and Crown Guesthouse London (Stoke Newington) 7 rooms from $169

    Local exploring  -  In the heart of trendy Stoke Newington — expect quaint village vibes & some of London's best independent restaurants and shops
    Great walks  -  Abney Gardens is a beautiful and wild graveyard park, keep an ear out for songbirds and an eye out for woodland fairies!
    Local markets  -  Make sure to catch the Sunday Farmers' Market at St Pauls Church
    Restaurant  -  Classic pub dishes are served
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    Elegantly styled rooms above a grade II listed pub in North London's 'village' of Stoke Newington. Bursts of colour, vibrant wallpapers and timeless furnishings. Downstairs you'll find knockout posh pub-grub and the roof terrace is an ideal spot to sit with a glass and admire the view. See More

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  • The Montcalm at the Brewery City of London 235 rooms from $170

    Foodies  -  Foodies will love the range here, from local seasonal produce, to gastro pub with cask ales and afternoon tea in the lounge!
    Romantic Break  -  An ideal bolthole for a romantic weekend in London, luxurious rooms offering marble bathrooms and chic dining.
    Local markets  -  Anyone with an interest in food must check out the nearby Borough food market- a bustling spot brimming with choice.
    Sights nearby  -  Trafalgar Square, Big Ben and Houses of Parliament all within two miles.
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    An excellent five-star hotel in the heart of London City district. The rooms are modern and chic with stylish furnishings and simple colour schemes. Culinary options are covered by a fine dining restaurant and a more relaxed gastropub. The perfect location for people in the City on business. See More

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  • The Zetter Hotel London (Clerkenwell) 59 rooms from $173

    Families  -  The Zetter has a wide range of either interconnecting rooms or options that can accommodate extra beds and cots
    Local exploring  -  Centrally located for all over exploring of London.
    Views  -  If you book one of the rooftop suites, you'll get a private terrace with fantastic panoramic city views
    Local markets  -  Borough Market is a great place to go in the weekend to browse the food stalls.
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet, Fodors, Frommers, Good Hotel Guide

    In the heart of trendy Clerkenwell, this ultra-stylish hotel appeals to wannabe hipsters looking for a design-conscious cocoon in the heart of London's coolest quarter. See More

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  • The Windmill Clapham London (Clapham) 42 rooms from $178

    Local markets  -  London markets accessible via underground
    Sights nearby  -  Well located for major sights.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    Modelled on old-fashioned coaching inns, this hotel offers a relaxed, homely service. Located in Clapham Common, close to two tube stops, it is well situated for a London getaway. The nearby pub, The Windmill on the Common, is traditional, warmly welcoming and perfect for a cheery meal or drink. See More

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  • B+B Belgravia and Studios@82 London (Knightsbridge) 9 rooms from $178

    Families  -  These contemporary, well located studios are ideal for families with self catering facilities and plenty of space.
    Local exploring  -  Grab one of the B&B's free bikes and head out to explore Westminster the heart of historical and vibrant London.
    Sights nearby  -  Use the River Thames as your guide and head east to catch a glimpse of Big Ben, London Eye and other sights.
    Great walks  -  Whether Hyde or Battersea, be sure to take a stroll around the royal parks of London.
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    Recommended by  -  Frommers, Fodors

    An understated and elegant B&B, in central Belgravia. The contemporary design, self service facilities and unbeatable location combine to make this an ideal spot in the heart of the city. Numerous restaurants and bars on your doorstep, complete the picture. See More

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  • citizenM Bankside London (Southwark) 192 rooms from $178

    Sights nearby  -  Very close to Tate Modern and the Millenium Bridge
    Restaurant  -  canteenM offers breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Restaurant
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    Trendy, contemporary "luxury for less" hotel on London's Southbank. Ideal for arty types, with iconic Vitra furniture throughout, modern art on display and a stone's throw from the Tate. Tablets in every room for mood control and a host of other goodies thrown in with the price. See More

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  • The Hoxton Hotel London (Shoreditch) 210 rooms from $179

    Local exploring  -  Check out the buzzy restaurants and bars, vintage shops and yummy food markets of East London.
    City Style  -  A understated yet chic hotel in hip Hoxton- home to artists, city slickers and students.
    Sights nearby  -  Nearby Liverpool Street is where you will find the Gherkin, the Shard and other skyscrapers that make up The City's skyline.
    Local markets  -  Spitalfields Market is a great place for food stalls, boutique shops and the early risers might catch the flower market.
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    Recommended by  -  Fodors, Frommers

    This stylish City hotel fits right in to the vibrant East London scene, with the perfect mix of style and attitude. Modern minimalist rooms with garden views and unique touches. The Hoxton Grill, a local favourite is well worth checking out. Unbeatable location. See More

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  • Georgian House London (Pimlico) 17 rooms from $182

    Families  -  Kids will love the wizard theme, while family rooms and kids' options in the restaurant make this a convenient choice
    Theme hotel  -  The basement rooms that are accessed through a bookshelf are Wizard & Enchanted themed Chamber rooms
    Sights nearby  -  Take a stroll to Buckingham Palace and enjoy beautifully manicured Green Park which surrounds it
    Restaurant  -  Breakfast is served in the Pimlico Pantry - continental or full cooked option
    Restaurant

    An elegant Grade-II listed house with a secret twist. While upstairs offers period grandeur, in the basement accessed through a bookcase, are a fun collection of wizard themed enchanted chambers and family suites. With breakfasts and snacks served and very friendly staff, this is a unique city base. See More

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  • The Rockwell Hotel London (Kensington) 40 rooms from $186

    Value chic  -  With double rooms starting from just £145 per night, it's great value for money
    Local exploring  -  Location Location Location!
    Local markets  -  Earls Court is home to a local market as well as boutique shops and independent cafe.
    Sights nearby  -  Natural History Museum welcomes visitors with the skeleton of a dinosaur.
    RestaurantGardenNo pets
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Tablet, Good Hotel Guide

    Townhouse turned contemporary independent hotel in West London is great value for its central location, landscape garden and facilities. Modern, light rooms make the perfect base for exploring the city or visiting on business. Modern British dishes at the airy restaurant matched by a fine wine list. See More

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  • Town Hall Hotel London (Bethnal Green) 98 rooms from $190

    Designer  -  Designed by top architects Rare
    Swimming Pool  -  15m heated indoor pool
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet, Frommers, Kiwi Collection, Michelin Travel

    Clever redesign of a stark Edwardian municipal building into a cool design hotel with a heart. Viajante restaurant is a foodie favourite. See More

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  • Fox & Anchor City of London 6 rooms from $191

    Local exploring  -  Ideally placed to access Farringdon, The City, St Paul's and the Barbican.
    Local markets  -  Explore the bustling Smithfield Market filled with meat traders alongside smart eateries.
    Full of character
    Boutique
    Air conditioningRestaurantNo pets

    A boutique hotel and atmospheric pub located in vibrant Farringdon. A handful of individually styled rooms are moody and chic with dark hues, free standing baths and large artworks. The restaurant serves up hearty gastro pub fare alongside a choice selection of ales. See More

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  • The Alma London (Wandsworth) 23 rooms from $191

    Sights nearby  -  Close to Battersea Arts Centre, and good transport links to all of London's main atractions
    Great walks  -  Explore the iconic Kew Gardens
    Full of character
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Restaurant
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide

    A Victorian pub/hotel set within a quiet London district in striking distance of south, west and central London. Clean and well-appointed rooms lend themselves to a comfortable stay. The bar and restaurant next door serve up traditional and hearty food and drinks, all for a reasonable price. See More

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  • The Pilgrm Hotel London (Paddington) 73 rooms from $191

    Sights nearby  -  Kensington Palace and the Albert Memorial within walking distance.
    Restaurant  -  Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner served in the Lounge.
    Short break
    RestaurantPet friendly
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet

    A relaxed and welcoming hotel that combines original features with a pared-back modern style without losing its sense of history. Parquet flooring mixes with modern art, while minimalist rooms are softened with house-plants and splashy carpets. Central location ideal for city-slickers. See More

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  • Sydney House Chelsea London (Chelsea) 21 rooms from $191

    Local exploring  -  Outstanding location, within walking distance of several tube stops, plus a multitiude of major sights and museums.
    Romantic Break  -  Choose the romantic 'Top Room' with private rooftop garden, chic interiors and sweeping views of the city.
    Great walks  -  Spend a lazy afternoon in nearby Hyde Park or Kensington Gardens, ideal locations for walking and picnics.
    Restrictions on children  -  Children cannot be accommodated at this hotel.
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    A pretty and chic little grade II listed townhouse in the popular residential borough of South Kensington. Compact, modern rooms at attractively affordable prices and prime positioning for Chelsea shopping. Breakfast only restaurant, however there are plenty to try nearby. See More

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  • The Megaro London (Bloomsbury) 54 rooms from $192

    City Style  -  Ideal base for city slickers and holidayers alike, close to trains and the City as well as to sights and dining options
    Business Hotel
    Sights nearby  -  The Wellcome Collection & British Museum are nearby; it's also worth visiting Granary Square's mesmerising light-fountain
    Great walks  -  You'll find this exciting borough great to explore by foot, heading to Caledonian Road and on to the buzz of Camden
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    Standing out from the crowd with its distinctive mural façade, the ethos of this family-run King’s Cross hotel is to offer a departure from typical corporate hospitality and welcome a more whimsical approach for guests. Ideally located for business people and those who like a properly urban base. See More

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  • South Place Hotel City of London 80 rooms from $192

    Foodies  -  Roof top Michelin star restaurant.
    Roof terrace  -  Trendy roof top bar with views.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    City Style
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    A super trendy hotel with cutting edge design in East London. Michelin star restaurant on the roof top, lively bar, gym and spa, and uber chic rooms and suites with all the mod cons. A great choice for a taste of London's more quirky side. See More

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  • Eccleston Square Hotel London (Pimlico) 39 rooms from $196

    Free wifi  -  Wireless controller which controls every aspect of room
    Pre-loaded ipods  -  Pre-loaded iPad 2s
    Value chic
    Sights nearby  -  Located close to Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace.
    Air conditioningRestaurantGardenParkingNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Good Hotel Guide

    Technology-focused, stylish and good-value hotel which is under ten minutes’ walk from the travel hub of Victoria and also has access to leafy Eccleston Square. See More

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  • The Stratford Hotel London (Stratford) 145 rooms from $205

    Local exploring  -  Located in the heart of Stratford, with access to the airport and the city centre, this hotel is a great base for exploring
    Romantic Break  -  Couples love the sleek design of the hotel's romantic Sky Garden bar; have cocktails while watching the sunset
    City Style  -  With designer interiors and a coveted East End location, this hotel has reams of chic London style
    Contemporary  -  Elegant rooms, with modern decor and neutral colours, bar the pop of colour from stylish chairs
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    Recommended by  -  Kiwi Collection

    Designed by the same architects as Dubai's Burj Khalifa, this atmospheric East London tower hotel is a hub for cool capital dwellers and a great base for design-conscious visitors on a budget. Guestrooms feature comfy throws and sleek fittings, and there's a High Skyline garden. A smart city stay. See More

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  • The Dog and Fox London (Wimbledon) 28 rooms from $210

    Restaurant  -  Tasty pub food using the freshest ingredients.
    Sights nearby  -  Inc. Wimbledon Tennis Club
    Traditional
    Restaurant with rooms
    Air conditioningTennisRestaurantGardenNo pets

    With characterful rooms above a buzzy ground-floor gastropub, this boutique hotel in chichi Wimbledon Village offers a capital stay within striking distance of central London – kids and dogs welcome. See More

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  • Native Bankside London (Southwark) 75 rooms from $213

    Self catering to rent  -  Smart serviced apartments in a great neighbourhood. Ideal for business or leisure travellers and those staying longer!
    Local exploring  -  Well placed for exploring the cultural hub of Southbank, as well Borough Market and London Bridge
    Sights nearby  -  Just minutes from The Globe where you can soak up London's Shakespearian history
    Great walks  -  Stumble out the door right onto the Thames River walk
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    A chic and central launch pad for exploring the city. Self catering modern rooms with an industrial luxe feel — think exposed brick and plush velvet. Travellers needs are covered by the top floor gym and 24/7 access to the dry store pantry. Perfect mix of sophistication and practicality. See More

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  • Mama Shelter London London (Tower Hamlets) 194 rooms from $220

    Families  -  The larger rooms at this hotel are great for families travelling with children; kids love the hotel's colourful interiors
    Local exploring  -  With great transport links into the city centre, this hotel makes the perfect base for exploring the capital
    City Style  -  With quirky rooms set in the heart of London's east end, this hotel has reams of local London style
    Local markets  -  Head to the nearby markets on Brick Lane to find unusual souvenirs and to sample great food from across the world
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    Nestled in the heart of East London, this chic hotel offers guests a friendly home-away-from-home. The eclectic and colourful guestrooms have quirky soft furnishings and a cosy seating area, in addition to luxury bedding. Sample cocktails in the hotel bar; a smart hotel. See More

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  • Hotel Indigo London Kensington London (Kensington) 100 rooms from $224

    City Style  -  A voguish Victorian Townhouse, with great food and an enviable location for making the most of London's poshest borough
    Sights nearby  -  This area is heaving with museums galleries and sights of interest- Saatchi Gallery, Design Museum etc
    Restaurant  -  Expect classic home Italian cooking in Theo’s Simple Italian
    Full of character
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    A well-situated Victorian townhouse overlooking a garden square in Kensington. The vibrant rooms offer a wonderful juxtaposition between baroque furniture, contemporary artworks and bold colour palettes. The restaurant ticks all the boxes with simple flavourful Italian cuisine and elegant interiors. See More

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  • The One Tun City of London 8 rooms from $224

    Romantic Break  -  Beautiful accommodation, divine cuisine and all London has to offer right on your doorstep - perfect for a romantic getaway!
    Local exploring  -  The One Tun is situated in central London, making it the ideal base from which to get to know the city
    Great walks  -  Meander through the city's streets getting a feel for the place or take a stroll along the banks of the Thames at sunset
    Sights nearby  -  Check out Trafalgar Square, the London Eye or Piccadilly Circus among many other nearby attractions
    RestaurantNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays

    A boutique pub with rooms in Farringdon, central London. The eight rooms are smartly decorated and extremely spacious with satellite TV and en-suite in each. Pop downstairs to enjoy lovely meals in the restaurant and have breakfast delivered to your door each morning. A hidden gem! See More

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  • The Clerk and Well London (Clerkenwell) 6 rooms from $224

    City Style  -  A chic property in the artsy Farringdon area.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the imposing St Paul's Cathedral sat amidst the bustling financial district.
    Local markets  -  Head to Brick Lane Market and scour for some vintage treasures.
    Restaurant  -  The restaurant serves pan Asian cuisine
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    A beautifully renovated pub and rooms boasting a central location in fashionable Farringdon. Chic rooms mix clean contemporary style with traditional features. A modern British menu and excellent selection of ales are found in the restaurant. Ideally positioned to move around the city. See More

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  • 54 Queen's Gate Hotel London (South Kensington) 24 rooms from $229

    Local exploring  -  South Kensington has a lot to offer, from the V&A to Hyde Park plus some of London's best shopping and dining spots
    Great walks  -  Hyde Park is on your doorstep, admire the splendid Kensington Palace as well as a range of memorials
    Adult Only
    Full of character
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    A quaint townhouse offering stylish rooms in the affluent area of South Kensington. Expect cosy armchairs, Churchill portraits, bold wallpapers and personalised service. The sunny terrace offers an excellent breakfast to set you up for your day's exploring. Vintage London. See More

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  • The Hoxton Southwark London (Southwark) 192 rooms from $234

    Local exploring  -  Set a stone's throw from the lively South Bank, this hotel makes the perfect base for local exploring in the capital
    City Style  -  With industrial-chic interiors and a central city location, this hotel has lots of local London style
    Romantic Break  -  Couples rate this boutique bolt-hole highly; head to the rooftop restaurant for a romantic dinner
    Sights nearby  -  Visit Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, two of London's most iconic tourist attractions set close to the hotel
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    Industrial-chic accents define this modern bolt-hole, nestled by Blackfriars Bridge. Exposed brick walls, Crittall-style windows and concrete ceilings bring the city inside, while leather headboards and olive panelling add a luxury finish. Have pre-theatre drinks at the Lobby Bar; a stylish hotel. See More

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  • The Resident Soho London (Soho) 78 rooms from $242

    Local exploring  -  Soho offers both a central location plus plenty of character. You'll find shops, restaurants, and theatres a-plenty nearby
    Less £  -  Despite its central postcode, the option of compact doubles or singles makes this an affordable option
    Close to nightlife  -  Soho is one of London's buzziest areas with an enormous selection of restaurants, bars, and clubs
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    A well-priced modern hotel located in the heart of Soho. Rooms range from compact (read affordable) singles & doubles to more spacious suites. The design is unfussy but there's everything you need from coffee machines to flatscreens. There's no restaurant but plenty in the area. An easy city base. See More

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  • The Exhibitionist Hotel London (South Kensington) 37 rooms from $242

    Local exploring  -  Well located in South Kensington within walking distance of the Natural History Museum, Royal Albert Hall, and Harrods
    Romantic Break  -  Pick one of the sexy Splash Suites with moody design and enormous hot tubs — perfect for a romantic hideaway
    City Style  -  A hip art hotel with truly quirky (yet luxurious) design
    Private Hot Tub  -  Squint Splash Suite Room and the Drop Dead Gorgeous Splash Suite have spacious hot tubs in their bathrooms
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    A quirky luxury hotel located in upmarket South Kensington. A range of doubles and suites are all individually styled with bold design; think plush headboards, velvet fabrics, sculptures, & modern artwork. The best have terraces and hot tubs. With a cocktail bar and restaurant, this is a hip stay. See More

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  • The Gore Hotel, Starhotels Collezione London (Kensington) 50 rooms from $243

    Restaurant  -  Restaurant 190 Queen's Gate is overseen by Michelin starred chef Daniel Galmiche.
    Sights nearby  -  Great location for the Royal Albert Hall and Hyde Park.
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Full of character
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    A quintessentially British townhouse that prides itself on spectacular service with laid back vibes. Classic-styled rooms house period pictures, antiques & comfortable beds. Restaurant 190 Queen's Gate offers contemporary classic dishes and Bar 190 superb G&Ts! Spot on location for city exploring See More

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  • Montagu Place London (Marylebone) 16 rooms from $246

    Sights nearby  -  Easy access to all of London's major attractions. Walking distance from Madame Tussauds, Regents Park & Oxford St.
    Short break
    Traditional

    A little gem of a Georgian townhouse with just the right mix of comfort, style, relaxation and price. Spacious rooms with Hypnos beds and Molton Brown toiletries. Walking distance to Madame Tussauds, Regents Park & Oxford Street. Ideal for a stylish city break. See More

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  • The Resident Covent Garden London (Covent Garden) 57 rooms from $246

    Local exploring  -  Well positioned in Covent Garden with a good choice of shops, restaurants, theatres, and museums nearby
    Local markets  -  Explore historic Covent Garden Market
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    A smart hotel boasting a very central location in Covent Garden. Rooms are not enormous but they are well designed with simple grey hues, minimalist furniture, and modern art. Each is equipped with a mini-kitchen that can be stocked with groceries pre-arrival. A convenient city-centre stay. See More

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  • The Pilot London (Greenwich) 10 rooms from $247

    Local exploring  -  Easy distance of lively restaurants and bars & the O2 entertainment complex and a bit further at historic Greenwich town centre.
    Sights nearby  -  Visit local sights such as the Royal Observatory, the Queen's House and the Cutty Sark
    Great walks  -  Head to Greenwich Park for some lovely walks and great views
    Local markets  -  Find some quirky and unique gifts in Greenwich Market
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    A charming, cosy Greenwich London inn set in a Georgian building, featuring a successful blend of traditional English pub details and chic modern style. Quirky, colourful, comfortable themed guest rooms feature statement walls with collages and stylish fittings. A quirky and cosy base. See More

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  • The Portobello London (Notting Hill) 21 rooms from $250

    Sights nearby  -  Madame Tussauds and the amazing wax works is a memorable day for all the family.
    Local markets  -  Come Saturday be sure not to miss Portobello Road Market.
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Full of character
    Air conditioningNo pets
    Recommended by  -  Frommers, Good Hotel Guide

    Legendary, laid-back chic boutique in Neo-Classical mansions loved by an eclectic clientele of business travelers, fashionistas and musicians. Varied, funky styles are adopted for the rooms and with delicious breakfast. Location in the heart of Notting Hill, for boutiques and food, is perfect. See More

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  • 40 Winks London (Stepney Green) 2 rooms from $250

    Sights nearby  -  Easy access via underground to sights like the London Eye, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey.
    Hideaway  -  Tranquil and intimate.
    Full of character
    Restrictions on children
    Garden
    Recommended by  -  CN Traveller

    This original micro boutique hotel, set in a 300-year old Georgian townhouse, offers a truly unique experience for those with an appetite for something refreshingly different. Reservations are essential. Definitely not for the faint-hearted. Couples and singletons only. See More

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  • Boundary Shoreditch London (Shoreditch) 17 rooms from $251

    Foodies  -  From mouthwatering bakery, to plush Franco-British fare and finally the uber cool rooftop with bites and cocktails.
    City Style  -  Achingly cool, each room is individually designed to pay homage a particular designer.
    Local markets  -  Spitalfields Market is an indoor market by Liverpool Station offering food stalls, arts and crafts.
    Sights nearby  -  Head to the Heron Tower to the top floor to the well known, and locally popular, Duck and Waffle.
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Kiwi Collection

    Late Victorian warehouse meets a style guru and restaurateur and becomes a hotspot in Shoreditch. Known for its rooftop garden, local bakery and individually designed rooms this is a perfect London base. Refined and modern A la carte menu with fantastic wine menu to match. See More

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  • Europa House London (Little Venice) 14 rooms from $255

    Sights nearby  -  You are just 20 mins from the very heart of London.
    Boutique
    GardenPet friendly
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Tablet

    A superb luxury self catering option in leafy Little Venice. 14, one, two or three bedroom apartments which are comprehensively kitted out. Superb attention to detail and beautiful furnishings create a wonderful home from home experience. Plus there's access to 3 acres of garden. Fantastic! See More

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  • The Mitre Hotel London (Hampton Court) 36 rooms from $256

    Local exploring  -  Its location directly opposite the gates to Hampton Court Palace make this perfect for local exploring!
    City Style  -  With its chic new makeover, excellent dining and easy access to central London, this is a smart option
    Great walks  -  The Thames path is great for either a long walk or short amble and Bushy Park is very close by
    Boutique  -  Quirky quintessentially British design is complemented by gorgeous luxury touches
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    A stunning boutique stay overlooking The Thames, across the road from Hampton Court Palace. Individually designed rooms and suites are done in quirky classic style, some with in-room tubs, and all with luxury amenities as standard. Delicious dining and riverside terrace complete the picutre. See More

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  • The Standard London London (Kings Cross) 266 rooms from $259

    City Style  -  With swanky suites, seventies-inspired deco, and a well known hip group running the show — this is a stylish city choice
    Romantic Break  -  For a sexy getaway book one of the suites with an in-room bar and outdoor bathtub
    Restaurant  -  Two restaurants on the ground floor, one small plates and the other more casual. Upstairs is the very decadent Decimo
    Great walks  -  Wander along Regents Canal stopping for a coffee or a pint along the way
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    A luxury offering from the trendy American hoteliers set in a brutalist building in the equally cool Kings Cross. Rooms feature kitsch details while swanky suites offer epic city views and some have in-room bars and outdoor bathtubs. Complete with three restaurants and excellent cocktails. Very hip. See More

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  • The Resident Victoria London (Victoria) 73 rooms from $266

    Local exploring  -  Located in Victoria near Buckingham Palace, Soho, the West End and endless shops and restaurants
    Less £  -  For such a central location, this is a good value option for a city break
    Great walks  -  Take a stroll through Hyde Park and stop at the Serpentine Gallery which lies inside
    Sights nearby  -  Buckingham Palace and St James's Park are within walking distance

    A modern hotel set on a quiet street in Victoria, a short walk from Buckingham Palace. Rooms are modern in design and compact but they have everything you need including coffee machines, mini-fridges & flatscreens. A no-frills hotel with no extra amenities but a good price tag and a great location. See More

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  • The Mandeville Hotel London (Marylebone) 142 rooms from $275

    Designer Shopping  -  Selfridges and Bond Street round the corner.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    Sights nearby  -  Well located for major sights.
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Frommers, Michelin Travel

    Chic, Marylebone interior-designed hotel, close to the shopping meccas and in a charming part of town, with a good cocktail bar. See More

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  • The Laslett London (Notting Hill) 51 rooms from $282

    Local markets  -  Portobello Market
    Sights nearby  -  Kensington Palace
    Great walks  -  Hyde Park
    Short break
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Small Luxury Hotels, I Escape

    Stylish townhouse luxury — The Laslett has 51 boutique bedrooms, individually designed and decorated with artwork and British antiques. This chic London spot has a coffee shop, library and restaurant and is on the doorstep of Hyde Park. An elegant hotel in cool Notting Hill. See More

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  • The Gantry London (Stratford) 291 rooms from $283

    Romantic Break  -  The perfect balance of style and romance - sip sparkles at bar Coupe or top and toe in the suite's double-ended bathtub
    Restaurant  -  All-day dining at the Union Social restaurant which has a strong Italian influence
    Sights nearby  -  The hotel sits right beside the 2012 Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
    Great walks  -  Hackney Marshes are an ideal spot to take a stroll
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    The Hilton's trendy younger avatar, Curio Collection, presents The Gantry in East London's fast-developing Stratford. Floor to ceiling windows, rainfall showers, pendant lights and the most expensive rooms offer views of the London Eye. Great food & a rooftop bar to join the champagne bar in 2022. See More

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  • The Pelham London London (South Kensington) 52 rooms from $295

    Local exploring  -  With its prime South Kensington location, The Pelham is ideal for exploring London's sights.
    Value chic  -  With rooms starting from only £230 per night, this is 5* luxury without the price tag.
    Restaurant  -  La Trattoria by Alfredo Russo offers authentic, relaxed Italian all day dining.
    Sights nearby  -  Steps from the South Kensington museums
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Fodors, Good Hotel Guide

    A stunning luxury townhouse hotel in the heart of South Kensington. Individually designed rooms and suites are filled with beautiful objets and the decor is country house chic. Relax in the drawing room or library, and enjoy authentic Italian cuisine in La Trattoria. Simply superb! See More

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  • The Kensington London (South Kensington) 151 rooms from $297

    Local exploring  -  The ideal location for accessing London's highlights.
    Sights nearby  -  Well located for major sights.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet

    Delightfully chic and cheerful luxury boutique hotel in ideal townhouse location for culture-seekers and shoppers See More

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  • One Hundred Shoreditch London (Shoreditch) 258 rooms from $297

    Contemporary  -  With soft colour palettes, minimilist furniture, and modern artworks — this hotel gives a refreshing modern feel to Shoreditch
    Foodies  -  Goddard & Gibbs is a real lure, a seafood restaurant inspired by England’s fishing villages and coastal towns
    Bar  -  Cocktail mastermind Ryan ‘Mr Lyan’ Chetiyawardana mans the helm at the basement bar Seed Library
    Restaurant  -  There are four dining options including British Seafood, Californian fare, pizzas, and a cafe
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    A stylish Shoreditch hotel that somewhat goes against the grain for the neighbourhood with its pared-back style. Rooms are fresh and light with large expanses of glass, soft hues, and modern artwork. There are several (very good) restaurants and bars. Hip without trying too hard. See More

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  • The Ampersand Hotel London (South Kensington) 111 rooms from $300

    Great walks  -  Both Hyde Park and the Royal Kensington Gardens are nearby for great walks
    Sights nearby  -  The Ampersand is well placed for a visit to the iconic Albert Hall
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Small Luxury Hotels, Good Hotel Guide, Tablet

    An impressive, elegant hotel in the heart of South Kensington. Rooms are individually designed, and themed bold wallpapers reflect the museums which are close by. In-house restaurant Apero offer fresh Mediterranean cuisine and The Drawing Rooms serve wonderful traditional afternoon tea. See More

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  • York & Albany London (Camden) 8 rooms from $301

    Tennis  -  Regent's Park, which the hotel is located next to, has several hard outdoor courts. Booking advised.
    Sights nearby  -  The Sherlock Holmes Museum and Madame Tussauds are just across the park on Baker Street.
    Great walks  -  Wander over to Maida Vale along Regent's Canal.
    Opulent
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    As if the neighbourhood weren't star studded enough, this property has a host of famous names attributing their skills to it. Gordon Ramsay looks after the traditional British menu, John Nash the genius behind the striking architecture and Russell Sage the opulent, antique clad designer interiors. See More

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  • Redchurch Townhouse London (Shoreditch) 37 rooms from $301

    Local exploring  -  Shoreditch is a dynamic neighbourhood. Dip in and out of some of London's best restaurants and boutique fashion houses
    City Style  -  Part of the Soho group, the property has polished but casual style and a hip crowd to match
    Local markets  -  Head to Broadway Market on a Saturday and join the crowds to sample the area's best street food
    Sights nearby  -  A trip to Columbia Road Flower Market on the weekend is a must
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    Part of the Soho House collection, this hotel is almost a 'restaurant with rooms', set in hip Shoreditch. Compact rooms are well designed and have plenty of luxe touches. The best have in-room free-standing baths. Enjoy Cecconi’s restaurant, access to the Cowshed spa, and on-point service. See More

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  • Roseate House, London London (Paddington) 47 rooms from $301

    Local exploring  -  Easy access to many of London's highlights including Kensington Palace, the Royal Albert Hall, Oxford Street and more
    Families  -  Families can either book inter-connecting rooms or a junior suite or suite where little ones can sleep on a sofa bed
    Short break  -  Being so central, Roseate House is perfect for a short city break: you're close to sights, shopping and nightlife!
    Sights nearby  -  With its great central location Roseate House offers access to London's highlights both on foot or by public transport
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    A classic, luxury conversion of three Grade II listed townhouses in the heart of London. Rooms and suites are very much in keeping with the Victorian building and feature period antique furniture and original oil paintings. There's fine dining in The Hyde and all the city highlights close by. See More

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  • Henrietta Hotel London (Covent Garden) 18 rooms from $302

    Sights nearby  -  Within striking distance of many of London's central sights.
    Local markets  -  Browse the charms of London's historic Covent Garden.
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Lively area  -  In the thick of the action.
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    Well placed for theatreland and close to many shops, this newly-opened, friendly hotel offers discreet charm and an international feel in a surprisingly peaceful location. There’s a lovely bar with a restaurant serving delectable food, friendly staff and atmospheric rooms. See More

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  • St Pancras Renaissance Hotel London (Camden) 245 rooms from $306

    Local exploring  -  Adjoining St Pancras International you couldn't be better connected to the rest of London, the UK and even Paris.
    City Style  -  The ultimate in old school city chic.
    Spa  -  Subterranean spa with six treatment rooms, relaxation pool, sauna & therapeutic steam room
    Great walks  -  Regent's Park is bliss on a crisp winter morn or sunny summer's day.
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    A lesson in classic luxury. Inside this landmark, Gothic masterpiece are palatial suites with modern accents, fine dining restaurants a 24 hour gym and sumptuous spa. As if this property weren't perfection enough it is steps from King's Cross St Pancras, connecting you to London, England and Europe. See More

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  • Art'otel London Battersea Power Station London (Battersea) 164 rooms from $307

    Restaurant  -  Tozi Grand Cafe all day and Joia rooftop restaurant
    Spa  -  Full range of treatments on offer
    Swimming Pool  -  Outdoor heated all year
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
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    If looking trendy in town is your thing then head straight for the Art‘Otel, Battersea! This funky, fresh and bold new design-hotel offers a truly exciting place to stay right in the shadow of the newly re-developed Battersea Power Station. See More

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  • The Zetter Townhouse London (Clerkenwell) 13 rooms from $315

    Restaurant  -  Guests can dine in the main hotel's top restaurant across the road.
    Lively area  -  In the thick of the action.
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Four poster beds  -  For romantics.
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Good Hotel Guide, Kiwi Collection

    Intimate boutique townhouse offshoot of the modernist Zetter, with quirky and eclectic vintage decor and just 13 rooms. See More

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  • Zetter Townhouse Marylebone London (Marylebone) 24 rooms from $315

    Local exploring  -  Great location with easy access to the best of London's attractions
    Sights nearby  -  Close to London's West End
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Full of character
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

    The newest addition to Zetter's growing collection, whose ethos is great cocktails, delicious food and a super-comfy bed! In the Marylebone outpost you'll find individually designed bedrooms with an eclectic mix of antique furniture and curios, huge beds, luxurious drapes and deluxe bathrooms. See More

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  • The Beaufort London (Belgravia) 27 rooms from $318

    Romantic Break  -  An elegant, exclusive and utterly romantic hotel boasting Egyptian Cotton sheets, fresh flowers and welcome chocolates.
    City Style  -  A chic townhouse turned luxury boutique, on a leafy cu-de-sac in the heart of Knightsbridge.
    Great walks  -  Just a ten minute stroll from Hyde Park, an oasis of green in the city centre.
    Sights nearby  -  Close to the the South Ken Museums and Galleries and the Albert Hall.
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    Recommended by  -  Frommers

    Privately owned, small boutique hotel in a quiet part of Knightsbridge. Elegant and spacious rooms and suites are the height of luxury. Complimentary breakfasts and afternoon tea. Well located in an upmarket area of London. Ideal for a short break in the capital. See More

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  • Great Northern Hotel London (King's Cross) 91 rooms from $319

    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Restaurant  -  Recommended.
    5* Luxury  -  Very high service standards.
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    Beautifully restored Victorian railway hotel turned boutique bolthole in the very heart of King’s Cross/St Pancras & Eurostar. Thoughtful and luxurious design and a theatrical restaurant headed by Michelin-star winner Mark Sargeant and a glamorous ground floor cocktail bar. See More

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  • No 5 Maddox Street London (Mayfair) 12 rooms from $320

    Designer Shopping  -  A stone's throw from Bond Street
    Boutique
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Tablet

    Suites only, self catering hotel in Mayfair, with state of the art audio-visuals for demanding clients See More

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  • nhow London London (Clerkenwell) 190 rooms from $320

    City Style  -  In the heart of trendy East London, on the borders of Shoreditch.
    Designer  -  A highly designed lifestyle hotel, funky and fun.
    Restaurant  -  The Bell & Whistle serves contemporary British pub fare
    Full of character
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    One of the most Instagram-able hotels in the city, a no-holds-barred inspirational ‘lifestyle’ hotel in east London. Rooms are funky and colourful, each individually designed with graffiti-style art. An ‘open-house’ hotel with co-working and events spaces, and a buzzing bar and restaurant. See More

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