Hotels in England
Tucked right behind Piccadilly Circus is the Ham Yard Hotel, the latest addition to the Firmdale Hotels stable. New in summer 2014, this Soho location is perfect for setting off around town to explore. But don’t rush off too soon.
Luxury and a warm welcome greet guests to Hotel 41.
Located in front of the British Museum in Bloomsbury, Montague on the Gardens offers a taste of Georgian London with all the modern luxuries (complimentary Wi-Fi, al fresco dining, in-room floral arrangements). Comfy beds, evening turndown service, and a pillow menu ensure guests rest easy.
On a quiet street in Notting Hill is The Portobello Hotel, a neo-classical property with an impressive roster of past guests that include Gwyneth Paltrow, Natalie Portman, U2, Naomi Campbell, and the White Stripes.
For families and business travelers alike, the Arosfa Hotel in Bloomsbury is the perfect spot for those on a budget. This cozy, family-run B&B houses fifteen compact rooms in a two 100-year-old refurbished Georgian townhouses.
Check into this Shoreditch hotspot, and watch local entrepreneurs change the world from their laptops. The team behind The Hoxton Hotel promises guests everything they need from a hotel room and nothing that they don’t.
Housed in a former gentleman’s club, the Astor Court Hotel offers its guests modern comfort and homey décor for an excellent price.
Qbic London City Hotel pairs modern design with wallet-friendly prices in Brick Lane, a neighborhood where art galleries, fashion houses, and creative urbanites collide. The smart décor spotlights local designers and products.
Newly refurbished, the Strand Palace Hotel offers a refuge for travelers keen to experience life right in the heart of London.
Located near both Kensington and Buckingham Palaces, and London’s West End theater district, the Holiday Inn on Cromwell Road is a great destination for families on a budget.
A small chain of six self-catering hotels, these apartments are rented out depending on how many days you wish to stay. Studios, one-, and two-bedroom flats are all available, and the locations are great for kids.
Premier is a large chain in the UK, and a favorite of families on a tight budget. The rooms are clean and comfortable, no-frills, but children under 16 stay for free, and breakfast is complimentary.
Just minutes from the London Eye, Houses of Parliament, and the Aquarium, Park Plaza County Hall is a great option for families focused on sightseeing.
With 12 Asian-inspired suites (Chinese trunks, bamboo floors), this Mayfair hotel offers guests the opportunity to rent by the day, the week, or even the month. Each suite includes a kitchen, but also ask for a room with a balcony or outdoor space so the kids can get some fresh air.
Sister site to the nearby Zetter Hotel, this inviting Georgian property houses 13 quaint bedrooms. Huge wooden-framed beds dominate the guestrooms, and details such as massive Union Jack bed canopies, antique telephones, and curated selections of classic novels add a unique touch.