Hotels in England
Depending on your desired city of exploration, there are several places that provide a place to sleep that has the feel of a home away from home. If you would prefer to be along the coast, the Boscastle Youth Hostel in Cornwall is a down-to-earth, relaxed place to stay that also won’t cost a fortune. Many other hotels in England and cottages have the same idea of affordability and tranquility, such as the Lengthsmans Cottage (outside of Birmingham) and the Dannah Farm Hotel (Derbyshire). England hotels may not be cheap, but offer outstanding service. This guide will help you to find the best hotels in England.
Pride of Britian is a chain of luxury hotels. These hotels are family run and offer personal service. They are some of the finest hotels in England. These hotels are well known around the world. Plus, they offer fine dining and luxury spas.
Decorated like a chintz-filled country house that Bertie Wooster might share with Anya Hindmarch, this shabby-chic 52-room hotel is filled with art curated by its co-owner, interior designer and collector Kit Kemp—from Roger Cecil abstracts to a contemporary mural by Alexander Hollweg.
This affordable hotel has nine romantic rooms that feel like home, only better, with exposed beams, plum-hued walls, deep rolltop baths, and freshly baked cookies delivered to your room upon arrival.
Compton Castle, the family estate of Elizabethan explorer Sir Humphrey Gilbert, contains a stone cottage built into the castle's curtain wall.
A once-dreary waterfront city recently dubbed a European Capital of Culture, Liverpool has always prided itself on being out of the mainstream. The Hope Street Hotel is in the Georgian Quarter, near several repertory theaters.
The iron railings, brass doorknocker, and smart Georgian exterior set up the townhouse ambiance at Sydney House in Chelsea.
This stately red-brick Victorian hotel with plush, antiques-filled interiors, opposite Kensington Palace has 57 rooms, 6 apartments, 1 restaurant, and 1 bar, all perfectly refined and with the best service around.
Zen is the mantra at this luxurious, Asian-inflected haven that’s consistently regarded as one of the world’s best hotels. Its location, opposite Harvey Nichols and adjacent to Hyde Park, doesn’t hurt, nor do onsite restaurants Bar Boulud and the Michelin-starred Dinner by Heston Blumenthal.
Situated a stone’s throw from Regent’s Park in South Kensington, Blakes Hotel has attracted an A-List of celebrities since its 1981 opening. Designed by London actress-turned-hotelier Anouska Hempel, the property stakes claim to a series of Victorian houses in a residential stretch of mansions.
Business and leisure travelers are drawn to this cozy, late Victorian era gastropub near the historic Charterhouse complex—some even find good reason to book a night in one of the six restored rooms upstairs.
This 19th-century stone cottage on the water's edge in scenic Cumbria has slate-and-oak interiors, with a single cozy bedroom, a lounge with a leather sofa, and a kitchen for preparing tea and biscuits. In the slip below, a boat awaits for rowing on the private lake.
Established by Sir John Smith as a building preservation charity, this organization restores and rents more than 190 landmark residences in Britain, France, and Italy. The buildings accommodate 1—16 guests, and are available for stays of up to three weeks.