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.

This family-run Victorian hotel has added six new garden suites that have a bit more privacy than the 14 rooms in the main house. The suites’ bathrooms are huge, with dinner plate–size showerheads; rooms come with beds that are wider than they are long.

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

Set high on a mile-long headland with sweeping views of the Channel, the 1863 Start Point Lighthouse is flanked by keepers’ quarters, which were recently transformed into two charming cottages.

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.

Gravetye Manor is not only one of the first country houses to transform into a sophisticated hotel, but these 1,000 acres were also once home (and testing ground) to one of England’s most famed gardeners, William Robinson.

The gregarious Joan Brown runs three one-bedroom lodges, each with a four-poster bed, views of the manicured garden, and fresh flowers every day. Guests are treated to a huge breakfast of local eggs, bacon, sausage, grilled tomatoes, and mushrooms.

Unveiled in February 2011, the 192-room W London, Leicester Square has a frosted-glass façade that changes color throughout the day.

Emily Watkins is the chef-owner of this recently refurbished laid back B&B. She gets her quail eggs from a 12-year-old boy down the road as part of her commitment to the locavore movement.

Change has come to the InterContinental London Park Lane. The hotel’s famously posh location— between Hyde and Green parks, with regal views of Buckingham Palace—is now matched by its interiors. The property recently emerged from a $118 million makeover, with rooms swathed in damask and linen.

The 17th-century Barnsley House was recently the dwelling of Rosemary Verey, the late author and landscape architect (her clients included Elton John and Prince Charles).