England

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.

One could hardly get further from the chrome-and- wengewood minimalism of many contemporary hotels than the Lygon Arms (pronounced liggin). Furlong Hotels, the family-run firm that bought the place nearly two years ago, has taken on the task of bringing it into the 21st century.

From the flower planters to the bedroom pillows, MyHotel Chelsea brims with warm shades of pink. Architect James Soane of Project Orange reinvigorated this space with the color, turning a former Victorian-era police station into a modern hotel.

If you’ve been looking for an English country weekend straight out of a Jane Austen novel (minus the heartache), look no further than Temple Guiting, a private estate in the Cotswolds, where Sophie Conran hosts custom and all-inclusive getaways.

Across from Buckingham Palace, this family-owned establishment has a total of 164 accommodations, including standard rooms and townhouse apartments.

This hotel in the heart of the city is just a stone's throw from the Tower of London. A 12-storey mid-rise, it was built in 2002 and houses 307 rooms and 11 suites. Common areas have a relaxed, neutral design, as do guest rooms with cream-tan-gray palettes.

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.

The eco-aware hotel, which opened in mid 2007, is as sustainable as possible, with native woods and stone, organic toiletries, and fair-trade linens. The 11 rooms have chunky wooden beds, leather tub chairs, and flat-screen televisions.

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 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.