With attractions spread across the city, it can be hard to choose where exactly you will stay in London. Using our Experts’ Choice awards, we’ve done the hard part for you and narrowed down the best hotels in six of our favorite neighborhoods. The awards honor over 5,000 hotels, restaurants and tourist attractions and it came as no surprise that many of them were in London.
Mayfair is the go-to neighborhood for luxury London with designer boutiques, Michelin starred restaurants, and 5 star hotels lining the streets. Once you’ve taken in the opulent air of the area, head to the iconic Marble Arch, window shop on Bond Street, and then to nearby Hyde Park and the West End.
Elegantly designed suites and 5 star luxury with an award-winning afternoon tea available in the restaurant.
A contemporary take on 5 star design, with chic suites and impeccably designed rooms.
Hailed as London’s first hotel, this 5 star establishment brings together its rich history with modern design for a charming British finish.
Nestled between Regent’s park and Soho, Fitzrovia is bursting with London charm and endless character. From Oscar Wilde’s old haunts to spiraling Edwardian architecture, the streets are lined with history and culture and everything from award-winning restaurants to old-school pubs. Local galleries, underground coffee shops, and pop up bars add to the bohemian vibe and artistic feel of these undeniably London streets.
A chic boutique hotel nestled in historic Fitzrovia and just a short walk from prime shopping on Oxford Street.
Surrounded by some of London’s best restaurants and bars, this boutique hotel offers timeless luxury behind a stunning façade.
Quirky modern design meets high-end luxury in this boutique hotel close to the best of London’s attractions.
A must-see on every visitor’s itinerary, Covent Garden boasts the best of the dining and theatre scene in London. The central square is a buzzing hive of activity with street performers entertaining the crowds that frequent the surrounding restaurants and bars, while Somerset House and the busy markets vie for attention. Wander the winding cobblestone streets to find some quiet in the chaos.
Found in the centre of Covent Garden, this Edwardian building houses a chic and slick luxury hotel.
Here you’ll find spacious and modern suites in the heart of the theatre district.
A peaceful hideaway from the bustle of Covent Garden, this boutique hotel has cute and quirky design finishes.
Southwark is home to many of London’s finest attractions like Tower Bridge, the Tate Modern, and The Shard. Here, you can take in the Thames with a walk along Southbank, fill up on top-rated foodie fare in the iconic Borough Market, and catch a play in Shakespeare’s Globe. Culture and history are found everywhere, from the towering skyline to the cobblestone side streets, and in any and every pub along the way.
A contemporary and hip hotel surrounded by art galleries, boutiques shops, and a bustling bar scene.
In the shadow of the Shard, this quirky design hotel is an oasis of luxury in the middle of the city.
Found in the Shard itself, this stunning hotel features floor to ceiling windows showcasing London’s iconic skyline.
Head north from the River Thames to Clerkenwell for hip design studios, buzzing nightlife, and charming historic architecture. With bargain eats in family-run cafes and indulgent treats in the dozens of Michelin starred restaurants, you won’t go hungry in this London neighborhood. With its own theatres and boutiques there’s plenty of entertainment nearby but there’s also easy access to everything else London has to offer.
An 18th Century Georgian Townhouse which oozes old-school elegance inside and out.
This stylishly designed hotel sees modern flourishes inside the former Victorian mansion.
Just as hip as its older sister Clink261, this highly-rated hostel is a bright and buzzing place to stay.
Iconic Trafalgar Square is only one of the attractions around these parts with the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and the National Portrait Gallery all in walking distance. The beating heart of London, these streets, laden with history, are full of tourists and must-have Instagram shots at every turn.
A London landmark in itself, this top-rated 5-star hotel is high-class luxury in the heart of the city.
A Georgian townhouse with a bright and sophisticated interior.
Chic and minimalist rooms with a commanding view from the rooftop bar.