Hotels in England

Visitors hoping to amp up the glam in London will be pleased by the 26 stylish yet affordable rooms at the ultra-exclusive, members-only Shoreditch House.

Images of the seafront, projected behind the reception desk, welcome guests to Hotel Seattle. In step with Brighton’s past as a seaside getaway from London, the hotel has with beach-holiday touches like wicker furniture and a large, marina-view restaurant.

On a mellow cobblestone street in the swank Belgravia neighborhood, this townhouse-turned-87-room-boutique hotel is an easy walk to the shops of Sloane Street (including Harrods and Harvey Nichols) and the Knightsbridge tube station.

Located near Hyde Park, this 58-room family-run hotel consisting of four adjoining townhouses is outfitted in Louis XV-style furniture and sparkling chandeliers. During your stay, pretend to live in an old-fashioned world where tea is served at 4 p.m.

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.