Hotels in England

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.

A 12th-century walled castle on 12 acres. Rooms have four-poster beds, arched windows, and antique furnishings.

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.

At the nine-room Rough Luxe, in a Georgian building in the King’s Cross neighborhood, Hotelier Rabih Hage left historical details as they were: some chipped paint here, a bare floorboard there.

Among the last remaining examples of Birmingham's "back-to-back" workingman's houses built in the 18th and 19th centuries.

This members-only club is geared toward a younger set. It has music pumping, no reception area, and six spacious, starkly designed guest rooms. It couldn't be better situated, straddling the main shopping area and the Cavern Quarter of bars and clubs.

The iron railings, brass doorknocker, and smart Georgian exterior set up the townhouse ambiance at Sydney House in Chelsea.

Located in Shoreditch manor, the Hoxton Hotel is close to the Old Street tube, Liverpool Street, and a slew of nightclubs. This no-frills hotel is known for delivering style and value to its urban travelers.

This grand Italianate manor was home to three Dukes, an Earl, a Prince of Wales, and the Viscounts Astor—and hosted Queen Victoria and Charlie Chaplin—before its swimming pool landed it a key role in the Profumo affair which brought down the British government in the 1960s. It’s also gorgeous: im