Accomodation in London
|| From budget bordellos
to homely hotels and stunning suites, you’ll be
spoilt for choice with the selection of accommodation
If you’re travelling to the capital for the first
time you might choose to stay in the heart of the action
in Central London which stretches from the West End to
Kings Cross with all the popular tourist spots in between.
If you want to book into accommodation here be prepared
to get caught up in the busy city life and the tourist
If you want to stay close to the station try hotels such
as The London Ryan [map],
Kings Cross Road, WC1, and The Thistle Islington [map] close by. Both are situated just a few metres from Kings
Cross and offer good access to the nearby tube station
too. Both hotels are also popular with international travellers
and business visitors.
Westminster offers a good range of hotels with some fantastic
views over some very familiar landmarks. Try the luxuriously
modern hotel Victoria Park Plaza [map],
SW1, for style and comfort in four-star surroundings.
In the shadow of Nelson’s Column you can choose
from a range of luxurious hotels.
Bloomsbury isn’t just for literature lovers as there’s
a range of privately owned guesthouses and smaller hotels
in this district. Choose from family-run bed and breakfasts
to stylish boudoirs with dark wood panelling, it’s
up to you. Go for luxury at the four-star Euston Plaza
[map] or The Great Russell Hotel [map].
Head to Covent Garden and the West End for a good –
and often expensive – hotel that’s close to
all the theatres. Many of these hotels offer a range of
theatre packages and allow you to combine your evening
with a meal before a night in the audience. There’s
a range of top hotels here from The Ritz [map] to The Hilton [map] and The Radisson [map] chain for those seeking famous-named chic.
For five star luxury head to West London and book into The Westbury [map],
Bond Street, Mayfair, W1. Here you’ll find a grand
and impressive famous-named hotel flanked by hundreds
of other famous names. The Westbury is close to Bond Street
– home to Versace, Tiffany’s, Armani, and
Burberry, so if you’re keen to make your shopping
trip one to remember a room at The Westbury is sure to
Go for town house chic at The New Linden Hotel [map],
Leicester Square, W2, which offers 52 comfortable and
well-appointed rooms. Located closes to a number of excellent
restaurants, bars, shops and cinemas, The New Linden Hotel
is the perfect place to stay if you want to be close to
all the major entertainment attractions.
North West London reaches from the edge of the city to
the suburbs of Harrow and there’s a large amount
of accommodation in between to suit every pocket.
Known for their quality at locations around the world,
the Marriott Hotel [map] chain have chosen to place two of their hotels in the
suburbs of North West London. With the added bonus for
UK customers that they can earn Tesco’s clubcard
points on the amount they spend there by joining the free
Just a short walk from the continental culture of Hampstead
Village is the Hampstead Britannia Hotel [map],
NW3. This hotel is well positioned to enjoy the leafy
calm of northwest London as well as the many attractions
the area has to offer.
East London may not be top of the list when it comes to
searching for a place to stay in the capital but with
a great range of accommodation you are sure to find something
to suit. Although it only has one five star hotel there
are a number of salubrious slumber centres in the area.
The Britannia International Hotel and the Ramada
Hotel [map] and suites are both four star accommodations that feature
panoramic views of the city and high quality rooms in
The choice of hotels is tremendous in South West London.
At the top end of the market there are plenty of luxurious
hotels in this area to choose from, and if you’re
looking for five-star quality, you’ve come to the
The stylish exterior of the Mandarin Oriental [map],
Hyde Park, Knightsbridge, SW1, is the perfect example
of the kind of exquisite accommodation available in this
area. Boasting five stars the Mandarin Oriental is located
right in the heart of Knightsbridge and has views over
If you can’t quite afford the stunning Mandarin
Oriental, there are plenty more hotels to choose from.
For something a little more realistically priced but still
having that essential “wow factor” try The
Capital Hotel [map].
Located in a prime position for all the best shops at
Basil Street, Knightsbridge, SW3, The Capital has been
on the scene for more than 30 years making it a piece
of London history in itself. Just 50 yards from Harrods
this hotel is all about ambience so enjoy the little touches
that make this hotel so popular.
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