London is known for its busy streets, fashion and history. The hotel scene is one of the best in the world with new openings and old favorites that keep tourists coming back year after year, transforming what has always been a traditional range of stays into the most imaginative and exciting in the world. planet.
Some of the best hotels in London are the ones you might not even have heard of, but which give places with a prestigious reputation good value for money. From old Georgian buildings to skyscrapers and refurbished pubs, London hotels are a cut above the rest and staying in one will only make you want to try them all.
Whether you’re visiting for the weekend, a week, or even longer, The Big Smoke has a lot to offer in terms of things to do. With theater shows, operas, romantic restaurants, museums, and – of course – iconic stores (Harrods, Selfridges, Liberty and more), it’s safe to say you’ll be busy when you hit the capital. You’ll want a nice place to return to after you’ve exhausted yourself exploring what the city has to offer.
As in any world-class city, there is no shortage of five-star stays in London. In fact, there are over 300 of them on Booking.com alone. With that, however, comes a lot of decision making and choices to be refined. There are loads of reviews to read alongside galleries and information packs to look at when booking a place to stay, so it’s also good that we’ve narrowed it down to the 17 best hotels in London and that we did all of this (less exciting) stuff for you.
For something steeped in history, book a stay at Claridges. The hotel was founded in 1856 and is one of the most renowned in the capital to date. Spacious, luxurious and sumptuously furnished with hints of the 1930s, each room at Claridge’s has a luxurious marble bathroom and a peaceful view of the courtyard.
Looking for a new hotel? The NoMad London opened in May 2021 and is the company’s fourth and latest addition after its success in New York and on the West Coast. It is located inside the former Bow Street Magistrates Court and Police Station in Covent Garden, a historic building opposite the Royal Opera House, and its interiors pay homage to English heritage while exploring the intersection of the artistic scenes of New York and London.
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