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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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- Top Luxury London Hotels
- The Most Romantic London Hotels
- Best Hotels in London with a Balcony
- Cool London Hotels on a Budget
- Best London B&Bs
- London's Best Boutique Hotels
- Top London Chic Hotels
- Great Value London Hotels
- London's Best Character Hotels
- Top Cosy London Boltholes
- Top London Hotels with Hot Tubs
- Best Family Hotels in London
- London Hotels with a View
- Cool Hotels in London
- Quirky and Unusual Hotels in London
- London Hotels with Parking
- London Spa Hotels
- London Hotels with Suites
- Best Business Hotels in London
- Quiet and Secluded Hotels in London
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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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
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- 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.
Still not sure which to book?
- You could refine your search to just the 10 best hotels in Mayfair, our recommendations for 6 great Covent Garden Hotels, the 7 best hotels in the City of London or the best hotels on London's South Bank.
- Or you could refine by the sort of hotel you want to stay in, and check our our recommendations for London's 10 Best Boutique Hotels, 20 Cool London Hotels on a Budget, 13 of the Best Family Hotels in London or our recommendations for the Top 5 Luxury London Hotels.
- Alternatively, you could contact one of our friendly Gurus for personalised advice.
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Georgian House London 17 rooms from $182Families - Kids will love the wizard theme, while family rooms and kids' options in the restaurant make this a convenient choiceTheme hotel - The basement rooms that are accessed through a bookshelf are Wizard & Enchanted themed Chamber roomsSights nearby - Take a stroll to Buckingham Palace and enjoy beautifully manicured Green Park which surrounds itRestaurant - Breakfast is served in the Pimlico Pantry - continental or full cooked option
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
Batty Langley's London (The City (Business)) 29 rooms from $218Sights 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 cornerFull of characterOpulent
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
The Grazing Goat London (Bayswater) 8 rooms from $250Local exploring - The Grazing Goat is the ideal base from which to explore LondonSights 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 GoatRestaurant with roomsRecommended by - Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape
The Grazing Goat boasts an enviable location in the heart of Westminster. 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
The Orange London (South West) 4 rooms from $256Short 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 nightlifeLocal exploring - Ideally located right in the centre of London. With easy access to many sights either on foot or by tubeFull of characterTraditional
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
Hazlitt's London (West End (Entertainment)) 27 rooms from $268Full of characterLively area - In the thick of the action.TraditionalBoutiqueRecommended by - Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Tablet, Frommers, Good Hotel Guide
The Princess Royal Pub & Restaurant West London 4 rooms from $320Local markets - Portobello Market is within walking distanceRestaurant - Head Chef is Ben TishDesigner - Uniquely designed interiors.Restaurant with rooms
New for 2022 The Princess Royal is a beautifully designed pub with a restaurant, bar and four individually styled bedrooms in the heart of Notting Hill, London. 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
The Mayfair Townhouse London (Mayfair (Prime)) 172 rooms from $323Exclusive offer - 10% off Best Available RateRomantic Break - With its sumptuous rooms, sexy decor and happening bar it's ideal for a couples' treatSights nearby - You're minutes from the Royal Academy, Green Park, and PicadillyRestaurant - Recommended.Designer - Uniquely designed interiors.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
The Rookery London (The City (Business)) 33 rooms from $361Exclusive offerSights nearby - Barbican is a cultural hub worth checking out for performances, screenings and more.Full of characterLively area - In the thick of the action.BoutiqueRecommended 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
11 Cadogan Gardens London (South West) 56 rooms from $372Exclusive offer - 10% off BARRomantic BreakLocal exploringSights nearby - Within walking distance of Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament.OpulentRecommended 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
Z Shoreditch London 111 rooms from $64City Style - Make the most out of Z Shoreditch's location to truly get to know LondonValue chic - Top accommodation in a superb spot and at great priceSights 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
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
Good Hotel London (Royal Victoria Dock) 148 rooms from $105City 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 hotelRestaurant - Recommended.
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
Z Hotels at Gloucester Place London (Bayswater) 20 rooms from $109Value chic - An affordable hotel, with minimalist style, in the heart of London.Great walks - Take long walks through scenic Hyde Park.
Church Street Hotel London 31 rooms from $115City 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.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
Leman Locke London 168 rooms from $122City Style - Live like a local in beautiful surrounding; cuisine, wellness, work & play facilities all feel cutting-edgeValue chic - The perfect answer for those looking for affordable yet desirable long-term stays in the heart of LondonRestaurant - Alter restaurant serves vegan globally-inspired small plates & craft cocktails. There's also a Shaman coffee shop & barViews - Floor to ceiling windows offer amazing views over the East London skyline
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
New Road Hotel London 80 rooms from $129Local exploring - Fab spot for business or pleasure: there's easy access to Canary Wharf, London's Docklands, Brick Lane, Shoreditch & The CityBusiness meetings - A modern set-up for business with hot desks, laid-back meeting rooms & welcoming public areas makes this the place to workRestaurant - The home of Marco Pierre White's signature restaurant, Chophouse. The elegant space serves English classics with a French twistLocal markets - The area's markets are some of the best in London. Don't miss Spitalfields, Brick Lane & Columbia Road's famous Flower Market
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
Richmond Harbour Hotel & Spa London (Richmond Upon Thames) 68 rooms from $137Groups - The extensive spa complete with a large indoor pool makes this perfect for a rejuvenating girls' weekend getawayValue chic - With rooms starting around the £100 mark, this is a very reasonably priced stay considering its amenitiesRomantic Break - With a spa and a great restaurant, this is a good option for an indulgent couples' getawayGreat walks - Take a stroll through the expansive Richmond Park which, complete with wild deer, feels very rural
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
The Victoria Inn, London London 15 rooms from $141Foodies - For those after a modern British East End experience the gastropub downstairs offers just thatLocal exploring - Affordable accomodation just 5 miles from Central LondonSights nearby - Visit Dulwich Park or the free Horniman Museum and GardensGreat walks - Peckham Rye Park
The Resident Kensington London (South West) 65 rooms from $147Value 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.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
Tulse Hill Hotel London (Lambeth) 9 rooms from $147Restaurant - Regularly changing seasonal menus feature gastropub fayre.Sights nearby - A short bus ride from the ThamesGreat walks - Brockwell ParkBoutique
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
The Coach and Horses, London London 31 rooms from $152Back to Nature - With Kew Gardens and Richmond Park a stone's throw from this hotel, there is plenty of ways to immerse yourself in natureHideaway - Nestled in the charming borough of Richmond, this hotel offers a hideaway from the hustle and bustle of central LondonRomantic Break - Couples love the quaint rooms at this former coaching inn; book a romantic dinner for two to complete the experienceGreat walks - Explore the verdant borough of Richmond on a long walk; head to Richmond Park to see wild deer and spectacular views
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
The Tommyfield London (Kennington Cross) 6 rooms from $152Restaurant - Fresh and tasty English pub food.Quirky - Live comedy on Thursdays.Local markets - Good for local colour.Restaurant with rooms
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
Hart Shoreditch London (Shoreditch) 126 rooms from $152Local exploring - Set in hip Shoreditch, there is plenty to do nearby including shopping, markets, and an exciting choice of restaurants and barsCity Style - Old-world charm meets contemporary design at this stylish urban stayLocal markets - On the weekends, a trip to Columbia Road Flower Market or Broadway Market is a mustRestaurant - Barboun serves Levantine-inspired cuisine
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
Brook Green Hotel London (Hammersmith) 17 rooms from $152Restaurant - Wide ranging menu from traditional pub grub to seared scallops!Sights nearby - Easy access to all of London's major attractionsTraditional
The Petersham London (Surrey) 58 rooms from $154Sights nearby - Great for Richmond Park, Royal Botanic Gardens and Twickenham StadiumViews - Over the River ThamesBirdwatching - Good birding near the hotel.Local markets - Good for local colour.
London Bridge Hotel London 138 rooms from $154Local 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 dinnerRecommended 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
The Culpeper London 5 rooms from $154Sights 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.
The Lodge Hotel London 73 rooms from $158Business meetings - A range of open-plan, light-filled spaces - including board room & private terrace - make this a good option for work & eventsLocal exploring - A convenient South West London base - close to Barnes, Wimbledon & Wandsworth - whether in town for work or playValue chic - Considering the location, high quality finish, impressive amenities & caring service, a stay is a total stealRestaurant - Hide & Seed restaurant & bar serves a contemporary European menu in a relaxed yet vibey setting
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
CitizenM Tower of London London (The City (Business)) 370 rooms from $160Value 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 tooSights nearby - You're right next to the tube, so the whole of London is easilly accessible ontop of the sights on your doorstepViews - There are great views over the Thames, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London from the balcony
Sunborn London Yacht Hotel London (Western Gateway) 135 rooms from $163Short break - Located just 15 minutes away from London City AirportLocal exploring - Spend your days seeing all that London has to offerLocal markets - Camden Market and London Bridge Borough Market are both well worth a visitGreat walks - Wander all over this bustling city's streets getting a feel for the place
CitizenM Shoreditch London (Hackney) 216 rooms from $165Local 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 dayLively - Hip and happening.
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
Twenty Nevern Square London (South West) 20 rooms from $165Local markets - Food markets are taking off in the city, so be sure to explore the local ones on the weekends.Full of characterRomantic - Good for couples.Four poster beds - For romantics.Recommended by - Good Hotel Guide
The Rose and Crown Guesthouse London 7 rooms from $169Local exploring - In the heart of trendy Stoke Newington — expect quaint village vibes & some of London's best independent restaurants and shopsGreat 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 ChurchRestaurant - Classic pub dishes are served
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
The Montcalm at the Brewery London (The City (Business)) 235 rooms from $170Foodies - 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.
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
The Zetter Hotel London 59 rooms from $173Families - The Zetter has a wide range of either interconnecting rooms or options that can accommodate extra beds and cotsLocal 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 viewsLocal markets - Borough Market is a great place to go in the weekend to browse the food stalls.Recommended by - Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet, Fodors, Frommers, Good Hotel Guide
The Windmill Clapham London (South Side Clapham) 42 rooms from $178Local markets - London markets accessible via undergroundSights nearby - Well located for major sights.Restaurant - Recommended.
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
B+B Belgravia and Studios@82 London (South West) 9 rooms from $178Families - 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.Recommended by - Frommers, Fodors
citizenM Bankside London 192 rooms from $178Sights nearby - Very close to Tate Modern and the Millenium BridgeRestaurant - canteenM offers breakfast, lunch and dinnerLively - Hip and happening.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
The Hoxton Hotel London 210 rooms from $179Local 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.Recommended by - Fodors, Frommers
The Rockwell Hotel London (South West) 40 rooms from $186Value chic - With double rooms starting from just £145 per night, it's great value for moneyLocal 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.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
Town Hall Hotel London (Bethnal Green) 98 rooms from $190Designer - Designed by top architects RareSwimming Pool - 15m heated indoor poolRestaurant - Recommended.Recommended by - Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet, Frommers, Kiwi Collection, Michelin Travel
Fox & Anchor London (The City (Business)) 6 rooms from $191Local 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 characterBoutique
The Alma London (Wandsworth) 23 rooms from $191Sights nearby - Close to Battersea Arts Centre, and good transport links to all of London's main atractionsGreat walks - Explore the iconic Kew GardensFull of characterLively - Hip and happening.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
The Pilgrm Hotel London (Bayswater) 73 rooms from $191Sights nearby - Kensington Palace and the Albert Memorial within walking distance.Restaurant - Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner served in the Lounge.Short breakRecommended 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
Sydney House Chelsea London (South West) 21 rooms from $191Local 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.
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
The Megaro London 54 rooms from $192City Style - Ideal base for city slickers and holidayers alike, close to trains and the City as well as to sights and dining optionsBusiness HotelSights nearby - The Wellcome Collection & British Museum are nearby; it's also worth visiting Granary Square's mesmerising light-fountainGreat walks - You'll find this exciting borough great to explore by foot, heading to Caledonian Road and on to the buzz of Camden
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
South Place Hotel London (The City (Business)) 80 rooms from $192Foodies - Roof top Michelin star restaurant.Roof terrace - Trendy roof top bar with views.Views - Great views from hotelCity StyleRecommended by - Tablet
Eccleston Square Hotel London 39 rooms from $196Free wifi - Wireless controller which controls every aspect of roomPre-loaded ipods - Pre-loaded iPad 2sValue chicSights nearby - Located close to Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace.Recommended by - Good Hotel Guide
The Stratford Hotel London (Newham) 145 rooms from $205Local exploring - Located in the heart of Stratford, with access to the airport and the city centre, this hotel is a great base for exploringRomantic Break - Couples love the sleek design of the hotel's romantic Sky Garden bar; have cocktails while watching the sunsetCity Style - With designer interiors and a coveted East End location, this hotel has reams of chic London styleContemporary - Elegant rooms, with modern decor and neutral colours, bar the pop of colour from stylish chairsRecommended 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
The Dog and Fox London (Wimbledon) 28 rooms from $210Restaurant - Tasty pub food using the freshest ingredients.Sights nearby - Inc. Wimbledon Tennis ClubTraditionalRestaurant with rooms
Native Bankside London 75 rooms from $213Self 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 BridgeSights nearby - Just minutes from The Globe where you can soak up London's Shakespearian historyGreat walks - Stumble out the door right onto the Thames River walk
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
Mama Shelter London London (Tower Hamlets) 194 rooms from $220Families - The larger rooms at this hotel are great for families travelling with children; kids love the hotel's colourful interiorsLocal exploring - With great transport links into the city centre, this hotel makes the perfect base for exploring the capitalCity Style - With quirky rooms set in the heart of London's east end, this hotel has reams of local London styleLocal markets - Head to the nearby markets on Brick Lane to find unusual souvenirs and to sample great food from across the world
Hotel Indigo London Kensington London (South West) 100 rooms from $224City Style - A voguish Victorian Townhouse, with great food and an enviable location for making the most of London's poshest boroughSights nearby - This area is heaving with museums galleries and sights of interest- Saatchi Gallery, Design Museum etcRestaurant - Expect classic home Italian cooking in Theo’s Simple ItalianFull of character
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
The One Tun London (The City (Business)) 8 rooms from $224Romantic 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 cityGreat walks - Meander through the city's streets getting a feel for the place or take a stroll along the banks of the Thames at sunsetSights nearby - Check out Trafalgar Square, the London Eye or Piccadilly Circus among many other nearby attractionsRecommended 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
The Clerk and Well London 6 rooms from $224City 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
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
54 Queen's Gate Hotel West London 24 rooms from $229Local exploring - South Kensington has a lot to offer, from the V&A to Hyde Park plus some of London's best shopping and dining spotsGreat walks - Hyde Park is on your doorstep, admire the splendid Kensington Palace as well as a range of memorialsAdult OnlyFull of character
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
The Hoxton Southwark London (Southwark) 192 rooms from $234Local exploring - Set a stone's throw from the lively South Bank, this hotel makes the perfect base for local exploring in the capitalCity Style - With industrial-chic interiors and a central city location, this hotel has lots of local London styleRomantic Break - Couples rate this boutique bolt-hole highly; head to the rooftop restaurant for a romantic dinnerSights nearby - Visit Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament, two of London's most iconic tourist attractions set close to the hotel
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
The Resident Soho London (West End (Entertainment)) 78 rooms from $242Local exploring - Soho offers both a central location plus plenty of character. You'll find shops, restaurants, and theatres a-plenty nearbyLess £ - Despite its central postcode, the option of compact doubles or singles makes this an affordable optionClose to nightlife - Soho is one of London's buzziest areas with an enormous selection of restaurants, bars, and clubs
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
The Exhibitionist Hotel London (South West) 37 rooms from $242Local exploring - Well located in South Kensington within walking distance of the Natural History Museum, Royal Albert Hall, and HarrodsRomantic Break - Pick one of the sexy Splash Suites with moody design and enormous hot tubs — perfect for a romantic hideawayCity Style - A hip art hotel with truly quirky (yet luxurious) designPrivate Hot Tub - Squint Splash Suite Room and the Drop Dead Gorgeous Splash Suite have spacious hot tubs in their bathrooms
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
The Gore Hotel, Starhotels Collezione West London 50 rooms from $243Restaurant - 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 characterRecommended 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
Montagu Place London (Bayswater) 16 rooms from $246Sights nearby - Easy access to all of London's major attractions. Walking distance from Madame Tussauds, Regents Park & Oxford St.Short breakTraditional
The Resident Covent Garden London (West End (Entertainment)) 57 rooms from $246Local exploring - Well positioned in Covent Garden with a good choice of shops, restaurants, theatres, and museums nearbyLocal markets - Explore historic Covent Garden Market
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
The Pilot London (East Greenwich,) 10 rooms from $247Local 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 SarkGreat walks - Head to Greenwich Park for some lovely walks and great viewsLocal markets - Find some quirky and unique gifts in Greenwich Market
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
The Portobello West London 21 rooms from $250Sights 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 characterRecommended 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
40 Winks London (Stepney Green) 2 rooms from $250Sights nearby - Easy access via underground to sights like the London Eye, Big Ben and Westminster Abbey.Hideaway - Tranquil and intimate.Full of characterRestrictions on childrenRecommended by - CN Traveller
Boundary Shoreditch London (Shoreditch) 17 rooms from $251Foodies - 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.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
Europa House London (Little Venice) 14 rooms from $255Sights nearby - You are just 20 mins from the very heart of London.BoutiqueRecommended 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
The Mitre Hotel London 36 rooms from $256Local 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 optionGreat walks - The Thames path is great for either a long walk or short amble and Bushy Park is very close byBoutique - Quirky quintessentially British design is complemented by gorgeous luxury touches
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
The Standard London London 266 rooms from $259City Style - With swanky suites, seventies-inspired deco, and a well known hip group running the show — this is a stylish city choiceRomantic Break - For a sexy getaway book one of the suites with an in-room bar and outdoor bathtubRestaurant - Two restaurants on the ground floor, one small plates and the other more casual. Upstairs is the very decadent DecimoGreat walks - Wander along Regents Canal stopping for a coffee or a pint along the wayRecommended 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
The Resident Victoria London 73 rooms from $266Local exploring - Located in Victoria near Buckingham Palace, Soho, the West End and endless shops and restaurantsLess £ - For such a central location, this is a good value option for a city breakGreat walks - Take a stroll through Hyde Park and stop at the Serpentine Gallery which lies insideSights 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
The Mandeville Hotel London (Bayswater) 142 rooms from $275Designer Shopping - Selfridges and Bond Street round the corner.Restaurant - Recommended.Sights nearby - Well located for major sights.Recommended by - Tablet, Frommers, Michelin Travel
The Laslett West London 51 rooms from $282Local markets - Portobello MarketSights nearby - Kensington PalaceGreat walks - Hyde ParkShort breakRecommended 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
The Gantry London 291 rooms from $283Romantic Break - The perfect balance of style and romance - sip sparkles at bar Coupe or top and toe in the suite's double-ended bathtubRestaurant - All-day dining at the Union Social restaurant which has a strong Italian influenceSights nearby - The hotel sits right beside the 2012 Queen Elizabeth Olympic ParkGreat walks - Hackney Marshes are an ideal spot to take a stroll
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
The Pelham London London (South West) 52 rooms from $295Local 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 museumsRecommended 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
The Kensington London (South West) 151 rooms from $297Local exploring - The ideal location for accessing London's highlights.Sights nearby - Well located for major sights.Restaurant - Recommended.Recommended by - Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet
One Hundred Shoreditch London (Shoreditch) 258 rooms from $297Contemporary - With soft colour palettes, minimilist furniture, and modern artworks — this hotel gives a refreshing modern feel to ShoreditchFoodies - Goddard & Gibbs is a real lure, a seafood restaurant inspired by England’s fishing villages and coastal townsBar - Cocktail mastermind Ryan ‘Mr Lyan’ Chetiyawardana mans the helm at the basement bar Seed LibraryRestaurant - There are four dining options including British Seafood, Californian fare, pizzas, and a cafe
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
The Ampersand Hotel London (South West) 111 rooms from $300Great walks - Both Hyde Park and the Royal Kensington Gardens are nearby for great walksSights nearby - The Ampersand is well placed for a visit to the iconic Albert HallRestaurant - Recommended.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
York & Albany London 8 rooms from $301Tennis - 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.OpulentRecommended 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
Redchurch Townhouse London 37 rooms from $301Local exploring - Shoreditch is a dynamic neighbourhood. Dip in and out of some of London's best restaurants and boutique fashion housesCity Style - Part of the Soho group, the property has polished but casual style and a hip crowd to matchLocal markets - Head to Broadway Market on a Saturday and join the crowds to sample the area's best street foodSights nearby - A trip to Columbia Road Flower Market on the weekend is a must
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
Henrietta Hotel London (West End (Entertainment)) 18 rooms from $302Sights 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.
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
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel London (Euston Road,) 245 rooms from $306Local 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 roomGreat walks - Regent's Park is bliss on a crisp winter morn or sunny summer's day.
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
Art'otel London Battersea Power Station London 164 rooms from $307Restaurant - Tozi Grand Cafe all day and Joia rooftop restaurantSpa - Full range of treatments on offerSwimming Pool - Outdoor heated all yearLively - Hip and happening.
The Zetter Townhouse London 13 rooms from $315Restaurant - 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.Recommended by - Tablet, Good Hotel Guide, Kiwi Collection
Zetter Townhouse Marylebone London (Bayswater) 24 rooms from $315Local exploring - Great location with easy access to the best of London's attractionsSights nearby - Close to London's West EndLively - Hip and happening.Full of characterRecommended 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
The Beaufort London (South West) 27 rooms from $318Romantic 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.Recommended by - Frommers
Great Northern Hotel London (King's Cross) 91 rooms from $319Romantic - Good for couples.Restaurant - Recommended.5* Luxury - Very high service standards.
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
No 5 Maddox Street London (Mayfair (Prime)) 12 rooms from $320Designer Shopping - A stone's throw from Bond StreetBoutiqueRecommended by - Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Tablet
nhow London London 190 rooms from $320City 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 fareFull of character
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
Lime Tree Hotel London (South West) 27 rooms from $320Boutique - An owner-managed small hotel with homely (yet stylish interiors), a cosy restaurant, great cocktails and individualised serviceHistoric - Set in a Grade II-listed building, much of the property is not allowed to be changed and therefore has a real sense of placeRestaurant - The Buttery feels like a country kitchen and here homely dishes are served with some veg picked from the allotmentLocal exploring - Set just steps from Buckingham Palace, the V&A and Tate Britain — this is a prime London addressRecommended by - Mr & Mrs Smith
A charming owner-managed boutique hotel with an upmarket London address. The Grade-II listed building has been carefully renovated; interiors feel traditional and homely yet chic. There's a lovely walled garden complete with an allotment and a rural-chic feeling restaurant. A very British base. See More
St Ermin's Hotel London 331 rooms from $320Restaurant - Enjoy modern European cooking at the hotel's Caxton Grill restaurant.TraditionalSights nearby - Well located for major sights.Recommended by - Michelin Travel