Hotels in Great Britain

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The staff outnumbers guests at this small, sophisticated boutique hotel located behind Buckingham Palace. Resembling an old-fashioned British club, it... Read More

Located minutes from Buckingham Palace and just south of St. James Park, 51 Buckingham Gate has 86 luxury suites ranging from one to nine bedrooms, each... Read More

With its 19th century red brick Victorian exterior, this financial district hotel was one of the original London railway hotels. Today the historic 1884... Read More

Located near Tower Bridge, the business district, and within walking distance of two underground stations—Tower Hill and Aldgate—the Apex... Read More

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... Read More

Housed in a former gentleman’s club, the Astor Court Hotel offers its guests modern comfort and homey décor for an excellent price. Base yourself in one... Read More

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

Deep within hill country, the elegant castle raws culinary enthusiasts thanks to its traditional restaurant, where chef Paul Gibson serves locally... Read More

At base2stay, a deceptively normal white stucco and wrought iron exterior belies a stylish interior representing one of the most innovative hotel... Read More

This hotel for style-conscious urbanites is a great alternative to pricier spots in the Cheltenham area. The rooms have whimsical accents such as Panton... Read More

Whether you dream of charming Welsh cottages with views of majestic Mount Snowdon, remote lodges overlooking a shimmering Scottish loch, or enchanting... Read More

An eight-room Regency mansion where Slow Food chef Charles Lockley creates six-course Scottish dinners. Read More

Stay at the slate-roofed, 11-room property with a delicious rustic restaurant. Read More

Twelve stunning houses, furnished with quality antiques, one sleeping up to 10, are set on proper gardens, with a swimming pool and play areas. Read More

1903 center-city hotel built on top of a 19th-century red-sandstone railway station, a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Castle. The opulent hotel is an e... Read More

Set on the banks of Loch Lomond—23 miles of glassy, deep loch between the Scotland Central Lowlands and the Highland peaks—this 18th-century... Read More

Less than a minute from Harrods and within walking distance of Hyde Park and Knightsbridge Tube station, the Capital Hotel provides one of the best... Read More

Claridge’s is British service at its best. In fact, Spencer Tracy said he’s rather go to this Art Deco property in Mayfair than to heaven when he died.... Read More

This swinging new boutique hotel is on aesthetic overdrive. The owner's previous experience is with city nightclubs and it shows: loungy electronic... Read More

In the heart of Covent Garden and Theatreland, this secret retreat comes with a fabulously artsy milieu. The spacious 58 bedrooms and suites give a nod... Read More

Three miles southeast of Edinburgh, the 13th-century castle is ideal for history buffs: 15 of the 36 rooms are named after famous guests, such as... Read More

A 12-room estate on 1,700 acres of landscaped gardens and a nature reserve. Read More

The historic Egerton House Hotel is housed inside an 1843 building in the heart of London’s posh Knightsbridge district near Harrods and Harvey Nichols.... Read More

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The 133-room Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire, housed in an 18th-century Georgian manor house, is sure to please country and city mice alike. The former... Read More

A 30-room inn with views of the Ness River. Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

A few doors down Mathew Street from where the Beatles played the Cavern, is the Hard Days Night Hotel. With Beatles-themed rooms and other nostalgic... Read More

“Why not have some fun!” may well have been what Kit Kemp said as she released her arsenal of bold colors and supergraphic effects on the... Read More

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... Read More

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... Read More

Luxury and a warm welcome greet guests to Hotel 41. Situated opposite Buckingham Palace’s Royal Mews, this family and pet-friendly hotel has the feel of... Read More

The colorful Rosita Missoni brings a wild palette (fuchsia and turquoise walls; patterned bed throws) to the Royal Mile. Read More

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... Read More

Change has come to the InterContinental London Park Lane. The hotel’s famously posh location— between Hyde and Green parks, with regal views... Read More

Built as a private estate in 1863 and converted into a hotel a century later, this turreted Highland castle at the base of Ben Nevis mountain has... Read More

Centrally located in Knightsbridge, the Jumeirah Carlton Tower hotel is within a five-minute walk of major attractions, including Harrods and the Sloane... Read More

Small hotel surrounded by four acres of woods and perennial gardens. The restaurant and bar are popular with locals. Read More

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... Read More

Food-focused retreat where cookbook author Lady Claire Macdonald runs on-site culinary demonstrations. ... Read More

Established by Sir John Smith as a building preservation charity, this organization restores and rents more than 190 landmark residences in Britain,... Read More

Young Welsh couple Ed and Louise Sykes returned to their homeland after a seven-year stint in London to transform a former carriage house and stable in... Read More

The glass-and-steel Malmaison is a flashy addition to the banks of the Mersey. A shiny industrial metal stairway spirals upward at the front desk to the... Read More

The Mandeville Hotel is centrally located in Marylebone, a short walk from the fashionable shops on Oxford and Bond Streets. Designed by leading... Read More

Only the faintest signs of life outside can be heard from Montagu Place Hotel, a secluded, 16-room Georgian town house in regal Marylebone. A narrow,... Read More

Located in front of the British Museum in Bloomsbury, Montague on the Gardens offers a taste of Georgian London with all the modern luxuries ... Read More

On the outskirts of the Cotswolds, the lively university town of Cheltenham finally has a hotel to mirror its youthful energy. Housed in a Regency-style... Read More

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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... Read More

Located near Hyde Park, this 58-room family-run hotel consisting of four adjoining townhouses is outfitted in Louis XV-style furniture and sparkling... Read More

Contemporary resort with spacious rooms and a top-notch spa, set above the North Sea; the only hotel on the revered 600-year-old Old Course at St. Andrews. Read More

One Aldwych, a modern, independent hotel, is located in the heart of London within minutes of the city’s top sights, including West End theaters,... Read More

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.... Read More

Don’t be fooled by its location on a peaceful street facing one of London’s loveliest gardens—this Neoclassical mansion hotel may feel... Read More

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... Read More

Part of London’s most reliable motel chain, with 18 locations in all, Premier Inn Southwark offers standardized (if bland) comfort. A short stroll... Read More

Check into this family-friendly inn, with modern touches, like simple American black walnut desks, in its 14 mocha-hued rooms. Read More

Qbic London City Hotel pairs modern design with wallet-friendly prices in Brick Lane, a neighborhood where art galleries, fashion houses, and creative... Read More

The epitome of understated chic, the Rockwell welcomes guests in a cozy reception lounge outfitted with an elegant library, vibrant flowers and even a... Read More

Rising dramatically over North Bridge, the turreted sandstone façade of the Scotsman Hotel was originally built in 1905 to house the baronial... Read More

Set on the historic chelsea park that gives the property its name, the revamped 102-room Sloane Square hotel is a pared-down yet polished gem imbued... Read More

St. Pancras isn’t merely home to the Eurostar. The station’s stunning hotel was restored in 2011, and is one of the hottest places to stay in London.... Read More

A 19th-century stone mansion with a new spa. Book the Cashmere Suite for the ultimate in cocooning: bedroom walls lined with claret-colored Holland and... Read More

Newly refurbished, the Strand Palace Hotel offers a refuge for travelers keen to experience life right in the heart of London. Visitors are mere... Read More

Former Edwardian railroad hotel with a landmark clock tower and modern interiors in the heart of Edinburgh, adjacent to Waverly Station. Around holiday... Read More

This 17th-century inn about 160 miles northwest of London was refurbished in 2001, but it still retains an inviting, lived-in feel. Wing chairs and rich... Read More

Built around the neo-Gothic façade of a 19th-century church, the Glasshouse Hotel contrasts old stone with contemporary, metal-framed glass walls... Read More

Situated on a tree-lined street between Knightsbridge and Kensington, near Hyde Park and the Royal Albert Hall, the Gore is a thoroughly British... Read More

For a taste of quintessential British hospitality, check into the family-run Goring hotel in the heart of exclusive Belgravia. Kate Middleton and her... Read More

Check into this Shoreditch hotspot, and watch local entrepreneurs change the world from their laptops. The team behind The Hoxton Hotel promises guests... Read More

Opened in 1899, this Gothic Revival masterpiece was to be London’s gateway to the Continent via a railway link to the impending Channel tunnel.... Read More

This stately red-brick Victorian hotel with plush, antiques-filled interiors, opposite Kensington Palace has 57 rooms, 6 apartments, 1 restaurant, and 1... Read More

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... Read More

With the feel of a private club, this Clerkenwell hotel has period charm (polished woods, fireplaces, patinaed portraits) and yet, is not one bit twee.... Read More

This cozy B&B doubles as a gastropub. The interior is adorned with a mishmash of old wooden chairs and large Oriental rugs. It's laid back and... Read More

Sister site to the nearby Zetter Hotel, this inviting Georgian property houses 13 quaint bedrooms. Huge wooden-framed beds dominate the guestrooms, and... Read More

 Former hunting lodge of Scottish royalty that offers three elegant guest rooms. Read More

The Scottish invented golf, and with Turnberry’s opening in 1906 they pioneered the golf resort as well. This is archetypal Scotland: a massive... Read More

Set high above the road, with views over the Tweed River valley from most of its six bright rooms. Owner Julie Reid will walk you through the whisky on... Read More

Part of the Wolsey Lodges, a group of luxurious B&B's. This affordable property is a Georgian home tucked away on a private hill near the Scottish... Read More

This small, 20-room hotel was built by the Grieg brothers of Inverkeithing in 1873. The hotel is located 40 miles outside of Glasgow and offers easy... Read More

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