Best Hotels in London, United Kingdom

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Across the road from Trinity Square Gardens, this upscale, Neoclassical hotel is a 6-minute walk from the Tower of London and an 18-minute walk from Borough Market.

Modern, chic rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and Nespresso machines, plus minibars. Suites add living areas. Upgraded suites add separate living rooms, and some come with fireplaces, terraces and/or private gardens. Room service is available 24/7.

Amenities include an acclaimed French restaurant and a posh Asian restaurant, plus a chic bar. Breakfast is extra. There's a spa, an indoor pool and a gym, plus 2 ballrooms and a business centre. Valet parking is available.

Overlooking Hyde Park, this grand luxury hotel is a minute’s walk from Knightsbridge tube station and 0.7 miles from the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Decorated in traditional English style with rich colours and fabrics, the opulent rooms have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, desks and marble bathrooms, plus courtyard, city or park views. Suites add sitting areas or living rooms; some have fireplaces, balconies or butler service.

Amenities include 2 upscale restaurants, a contemporary cocktail bar and a salon with afternoon tea. There’s a plush spa, fitness centre and indoor pool, plus a business centre and a gilded ballroom.

Set in the posh Mayfair district, this iconic luxury hotel dating from 1906 is a 4-minute walk from the Royal Academy of Arts and a minute's walk from Green Park tube station.

Ornate rooms come with Louis XVI-style decor and antique furnishings, plus free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, iPod docks and minibars. Suites add sitting areas, and upgraded 1- and 2-bedroom suites also have grand pianos, butlers and/or luxe airport shuttle service. Room service is offered 24/7.

Amenities include an acclaimed palatial restaurant, and an art deco bar that offers custom cocktails. Afternoon tea is served in a palm tree-lined courtyard. There's also a plush spa.

Occupying the 34th to 52nd floors of architect Renzo Piano’s iconic Shard building, this ritzy hotel is a 2-minute walk from London Bridge railway and tube station, and a mile from the Tower of London.

Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows with city views, the plush rooms have free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, plus Nespresso machines and Chinese tea sets. Suites add personal butlers. Room service and in-room spa treatments are available.

Amenities include an upscale Asian restaurant and a cafe, plus an infinity pool, a fitness centre and a bar on the 52nd floor, all featuring skyline views. There are also 3 meeting rooms.

Featuring a midcentury modern vibe, this polished hotel is 6 minutes' walk from the Moorgate tube station, 11 minutes on foot from Spitalfields Market and 2 miles from the British Museum.

Stylish, understated rooms provide smart TVs, minibars and free Wi-Fi, as well as sleek bathrooms featuring rainfall showers. Suites add sitting areas, along with access to a lounge offering free breakfast and snacks. Some suites have kitchenettes. Room service is available.

Amenities include a chic restaurant with a comfort food menu, and a bright rooftop brasserie offering open-air dining. There's also an Ayurvedic spa, a fitness centre and an indoor pool.

Overlooking Russell Square, this sophisticated hotel is a 2-minute walk from the nearest tube stop and a 5-minute walk from the British Museum.

Upscale rooms with free Wi-Fi have flat-screen TVs and marble bathrooms. Upgraded rooms add work desks and/or city views. Plush suites have living areas with sofas and flat-screen TVs, while an upgraded suite adds a dining room and soaking tub. Room service and in-room massages are available.

There's an upscale seafood restaurant, a cocktail lounge, a tea house and a coffee shop. Event spaces, a fitness center and evening social hours are also available. Breakfast is offered (fee) and pets are welcome.

Close to the bustling Covent Garden district, this luxury landmark hotel dating from the 1880s is an 8-minute walk from Trafalgar Square and a 14-minute walk from the London Eye.

Lavish rooms in Edwardian or art deco style have minibars, desks and marble bathrooms with designer toiletries, plus free Wi-Fi, iPod docks and flat-screen TVs. Suites add butler service and sitting areas; some have river views. Room service is available 24/7.

There's an acclaimed Gordon Ramsay grill, a wood-panelled British restaurant and a seafood bar, as well as a renowned American bar and a lalique-style bar. There's also an indoor pool, a spa and a gym.

Surrounded by offices and elegant buildings, this plush luxury hotel dating from 1865 is 3 minutes' walk from Oxford Circus tube station, and a 6-minute walk from posh shops on Bond Street.

Elegant rooms offer flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi and Nespresso machines. Club-level rooms add access to a private lounge with complimentary breakfast and afternoon tea. Suites come with living rooms, and upgraded suites feature kitchens or terraces. Room service is available 24/7.

There's a French restaurant run by Michel Roux, a famed art deco lounge serving afternoon tea, and a polished pub. Other amenities include a spa, an indoor pool and a gym.

In a stately stone building overlooking the River Thames, this upscale hotel is a 4-minute walk from the London Eye, and an 8-minute walk from Waterloo station and Big Ben.

Featuring minibars and marble bathrooms, the refined rooms have free Wi-Fi and flat-screens; some offer views of the Thames or Big Ben. Upgraded rooms add access to an executive lounge with free breakfast and drinks, while suites have living areas and/or balconies.

There's a wood-panelled steakhouse with a bar, as well as a lounge serving afternoon tea. Other amenities include an indoor pool, a fitness centre and 12 meeting rooms.

Occupying an ornate building with a glass-domed lobby, this luxury spa hotel is a 2-minute walk from Embankment tube station and 6 minutes' walk from Trafalgar Square.

The chic, upscale rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and Nespresso machines, plus luxe en suite bathrooms with marble fixtures and rainfall showers. Suites provide sophisticated living rooms; penthouses add 24-hour butler service and private furnished terraces.

There are 2 restaurants and 2 bars, along with an elegant lounge serving afternoon tea. Other amenities include a 24-hour fitness centre, an indoor pool, and a 17-room spa with beauty and wellness treatments.



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