Looking for a place to stay in London? We’re here to help. After all, London is a fantastic place to visit. New hotels are opening all the time, proving that people still do want to visit our fine city.
Time Out London has made a list of the 20 best hotels in London. But we’ve also included 100 other hotels that are amazing, too. Some of them are luxurious hotels with butlers, and some are cheap hotels. All of them are located throughout London.
We’ve listed the best hotels in London. There are many good-value options because of the Michelin-starred restaurants, which are located in the best places. Budget travelers will find it easy to book a five-star hotel in Mayfair, while those that love design and architecture can stay in the heart of Shoreditch.
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1. The Ned
The Ned is a new hotel in London. It’s located in the heart of Covent Garden, in a landmark building that is over 100 years old. It has a luxury spa, two swimming pools, and it is part of the Soho House group. The hotel has been designed with every detail taken care of, and you will feel at home here.
There is a bar on the ground floor of Soho House, but there is also one on the roof. It’s called the Rooftop Bar and it’s open to members only. You can see it when you go on their website. The Rooftop Bar is a magical place to be with its luxurious design, stunning views of London and delicious cocktails.
A curious time warp in the depths of Clerkenwell. A Victorian building that houses antique furniture, a proud cat, and an honesty bar. The Rookery is conveniently located near all the best restaurants and bars, but if you don’t feel like stepping outside, there’s a bar in the drawing room.
3. The Langham
The Langham is a wonderful hotel. It is the choice of many celebrities who visit BBC Broadcasting House, located right across the street. The Langham has been around for a long time and is still popular because of its timeless appeal, excellent service, and beautiful spaces. The hotel has a wonderful bar and an incredible spa in the Chinese style.
This year, we are thrilled to announce the reopening of a historical hotel in London. The Roux at The Landau is distinctly English and is a fantastic place for foodies.
4. The Curtain
The Red Rooster restaurant, which offers Southern-fried everything, is perfect for overnighters. It has a cool Manhattan atmosphere and is a place where warehouse meets hip meets luxury. The club is also a desire location, as people love Skepta’s music. There is also a fully stocked minibar and beautiful bathrooms with rain showers.
5. The Pilgrm
The Pilgrm is a hotel in London that does away with reception, minibars and phones. The hotel offers 73 rooms at affordable prices, but it still comes with superfast wi-fi, Marshall speakers, 24-hour pantries and natural toiletries.
The owners have combined the old with the new to create a unique space. The head chef is a winner, and she works wonders in the lounge. The owners have sensitively combined original Victorian fixtures with reclaimed ones to create a space that is truly unique.
6. Ham Yard Hotel
Kit Kemp has teamed her trademark bold colours with antique and distressed furniture to create this grand hotel, apartment, and retail complex. The courtyard surrounding the hotel is an excellent place for warmer days. On cold ones, the bowling alley in the basement is a nice alternative to the brash attractions of Piccadilly Circus.
7. La Suite West
Vegans and health buffs, rejoice! The Yin and Yang hotel in Bayswater has been designed with your lifestyle choices in mind. The hotel will help you stay healthy while living in London. The interiors are Japanese-inspired, paired with a Zen vibe, and a vegan restaurant for your lifestyle choices.
8. Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard
In the last couple of years, many new luxury hotels have opened in London. But One Aldwych is different. It offers a view of London like no other hotel. There’s not just one, but two restaurants here. And the decor is so elegant and modern that it looks like a hotel in any major city in the world.
The rooms go up to the 52nd floor, housing the highest swimming pool in Western Europe, a gym, and a bar. In between, guest rooms have wraparound windows and are furnished in glamorous Asian-international-contemporary style with luxury materials like marble and silk. All rooms come equipped with binoculars for stunning views.
9. The Ritz
When you walk into The Ritz, it’s like stepping back in time to an era when Britain was the most powerful country in the world. The hotel is a luxury destination with a sense of timeless elegance.
The hotel is decorated with a combination of old and new. For example, the lobby was designed in the 19th century, but it has been updated. It is a great place to relax and enjoy some luxury. However, you must dress nicely.
10. The Mandrake
This hotel is a hit with fashionistas. The interior design is inspired by and named after the plant: the orchid. It was converted from a building that won the RIBA award for architecture. The decor is dark, intimate and opulent. It offers sumptuous, quirky and luxurious elements wherever you look.
This hotel has 30 beautiful bedrooms, set over four floors, surrounding a hidden courtyard. These bedrooms are works of art in their own right. They are gorgeously different and stunning additions to the London hotel scene.
11. The Hoxton, Holborn
The Hoxton Holborn is a sister venue to the The Hoxton in Shoreditch. It was opened in central London, close to the British Museum. The new venue features modern decor that reflects its midcentury roots. The space also offers iMacs for guests and a trendy cafe/bar.
12. The Dorchester
The Dorchester is one of the most luxurious hotels in London. It has a classical interior, a grand lobby, and fantastic restaurants. One of these restaurants is Alain Ducasse at The Dorchester. It employs 90 chefs who all have three Michelin stars.
This is a luxurious hotel with an awesome attitude. There’s an amazing level of service, modern amenities and an incredible spa. The Spatisserie is my favorite part because it has the best tearoom I’ve ever seen.
13. Nobu Hotel
The restaurant is the biggest draw at Nobu Hotel. You can’t resist their renowned Japan-meets-South America cuisine. But don’t worry: You’ll be pleased to know that the contemporary vibes run throughout the hotel. You can expect floor-to-ceiling windows, spacious walk-in showers, and a spectacular cocktail bar.
This boutique hotel tucked away down a Shoreditch alley is more than just a place to sleep. It’s owned by Sir Terence Conran, one of the most influential designers of our time. The 17 rooms are all unique and pay tribute to great designers’ work. The corner rooms are especially inspired by Charles and Ray Eames, Eileen Grey and Mies van der Rohe.
15. Kettner’s Townhouse
Soho House is a famous hotel chain that has just opened its newest location: Kettner’s. This new hotel is located in London and is a renovated townhouse, which was originally a famous restaurant. The restaurant, Kettner’s, was opened in 1867. It was originally owned by August Kettner, who worked as the chef to Napoleon III.
The team behind the Soho House Hotel in London has finished a massive restoration project. It involved 33 townhouses, 11 of which are listed buildings. The result? Thirty-three rooms, from “cosy” to suites. Some rooms have original features and others reflect the art deco style.
Frederick and Lillian Claridge founded a small hotel in the mid-1800s. Their reputation was solidified by visits from royalty, including Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. Their popularity grew when celebrities flocked to the hotel, particularly during the 1950s.
The hotel is still as beautiful as it was in the 1930s. There’s a chandelier designed by Dale Chihuly in the foyer and a Michelin-starred restaurant. The restaurant is run by a protege of Simon Rogan and serves food that is classy, European, and delicious.
17. Henrietta Hotel
The Experimental Group is a collective of friends that love good food, wine, cocktails and design. The group has created the first London outpost of their Paris-based concept. The Experimental Group Hotel has 18 bedrooms and suites designed by Dorothée Meilichzon. This new property is located in London.
The new restaurant is all about the zeitgeist. It has a modern British bistro with a Michelin-starred chef on board. The décor plays on the current trend for geometric floor coverings and leopard print wallpaper. But it’s not just about that. It’s also about skillful cooking and the right ingredients, which is why they have marble skirting boards.