Claridges, 49 Brook St, Mayfair W1K 4HR; 020 7629 8860
A famous hotel with a penchant for all things glamorous, Claridges offers world class dining, including The Gordon Ramsay Restaurant, luxury rooms and suites, and a central location in buzzing Mayfair. Prices from £631 per night.
The Ritz, 150 Piccadilly, London W1J 9BR; 020 7493 8181
The ultimate London hotel experience, The Ritz is situated in Piccadilly, opposite Green Park and next to The Royal Academy of Arts. Choose from a range of delectable rooms and suites and take afternoon tea with the best of them. Prices from £491 per night.
The Savoy, Strand, London WC2R 0EU; 020 7836 4343
Situated near Trafalgar Square, overlooking the Thames, The Savoy has been frequented by the likes of Oscar Wilde, Sir Winston Churchill and Frank Sinatra. Today it offers superior dining, elegant rooms and much more. Prices from £350 per night.
Brown’s Hotel, 33 Albemarle St, London W1S 4BP; 020 7493 6020
Visited by two American presidents, the 26th, Theodore Roosevelt and the 32nd, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Brown’s Hotel is to be found in the heart of London, close to Bond Street and Regents Street. Top class rooms and dining await you there. Prices from £555 per night.
Langham Hotel, 1c Portland Place, Regent St, London W1; 020 7636 1000
Sit in the luxury Palm Court and take Tiffin at the Langham Hotel, a glorious example of all things quintessentially British. Here you will find sumptuous rooms, world class service and an ideal location. Prices from £346 per night.
Kensington West, 25-27 Matheson Road, London W14 8SN; 020 7602 9954
The chic and sophisticated Kensington West is situated close to Kensington High Street, home to exclusive restaurants and bars where the rich and famous love to rub shoulders. Superb service and reasonable room fees await you at this haven in the heart of the buzzing capital, whilst Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens and Kensington Palace are only a short walk away. Prices from £102 per night.
Church Street Hotel, 29-33 Camberwell, Church Street SE5; 020 77035984
Kitsch and vibrant, this Latin-themed hotel is unique and exciting to stay in. Each bedroom is individually decorated in warm colours and homely fabrics. A delicious tapas menu is available as well as a welcoming lounge bar. Prices start from £90 per night for a double room with a shared bathroom.
Stylotel, 160-162 Sussex Gardens, London W2; 020 77231016
A stylish London townhouse on the outside, an ultra modern haven on the inside, this hotel is a chic choice. Close to Paddington station, bedrooms range from sleeping 1 to 4 people. Doubles start from £85 per night.
Arosfa Hotel, 83 Gower Street, London WC1; 020 76362115
Originally a home to Sir John Everett Mills, this recently redecorated hotel has a literary theme running through it. The British Library is close by and the largest academic bookstore in Europe is opposite. The local area is also dotted with bookshops and there is a quaint garden for guests. Doubles start from £97 per night.
Twenty Nevern Square, Nevern Square, London SW5, 020 75659555
With 20 rooms which have been individually designed, you will find many different influences in this hotel. Located in a quiet square near to Earls Court Exhibition Centre, 4 star service awaits in this boutique luxury hotel. Small doubles start from £79.
Strand Palace Hotel, 372 Strand, London WC2R 0JJ; 020 7379 4737
The Strand is based in the centre of London in the West End and offers a professional business environment. Close to Waterloo station, you can choose from nine different venues with top class facilities for meetings. Prices from £144 per night.
Park Plaza Hotel, 200 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1; 0844 415 6790
The Park Plaza has everything a busy professional could want. A business centre, boardroom, spa facilities and Wi-Fi Internet access make your stay convenient, whilst the 31 meeting rooms enable you to do business your way. Prices from £159 per night.
Hotel Russell, 1-8 Russell Square London, Greater London WC1B 5BE; 0844 915 0027
The picturesque Hotel Russell offers conference, exhibition, training and event suites, as well as 23 meeting rooms. It is within walking distance of St. Pancras, Kings Cross and Euston railway stations. With a marble staircase, crystal chandeliers and wood panelling, you’ll be working in style. Prices from £83 per night.
51 Buckingham Gate Hotel, London SW1E 6AF; 020 7769 7766
Ideally situated near to Buckingham Palace and St. James’ Park, ornate private rooms and a bespoke catering service will make your business event memorable. A Telepresence conference facility is also available. Prices from £514 per night.
Park Plaza Victoria London Hotel, 239 Vauxhall Bridge Rd, London SW1V 1EQ; 020 7769 9999
A stylish hotel, near to London’s shopping and tourist attractions, the hotel offers 5 function rooms, all of which are flexible to suit your needs. Free Wi-Fi makes your stay convenient and comfortable. Prices from £89 per night.
Chiswick Rooms, 407 Goldhawk Road, London W6 0SA; 0203 307 0400
A smart, innovative budget hotel, with all the features of a boutique hotel but without the cost, Chiswick Rooms is located close to both the West End and the heart of London. With quality rooms, your stay will be a pleasant one. Prices from £98.60 per night for a minimum of two nights.
The Gore, 190 Queen's Gate, London SW7 5EX; 0871 971 3355
Themed rooms, elaborate décor and top class service make this boutique hotel in South Kensington a must-visit. Situated near Hyde Park and The Royal Albert Hall, guests can choose from The Venus Room, ideal for honeymooners, The Tudor room perfect for history fans, or a whole host of other gorgeous accommodation. Prices from £198 per night.
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments, Patriot Square, London; 020 7871 0460
The Town Hall Hotel & Apartments is based Bethnal Green, near to the City. Perfect for business purposes, you will find the hotel to be modern and spacious, set in a visually interesting building. Prices from £163 per night.
The Milestone 1 Kensington Ct, London W8 5DL; 020 7917 1000
The Milestone Kensington offers individually designed rooms in a picture perfect Victorian-style hotel, which overlooks Kensington Palace. Take afternoon tea by the fireplace in the Park Lounge or visit the spa for rejuvenation. Prices from £417 per night.
Threadneedles, 5 Threadneedle St, London EC2; 020 7657 8080
Situated close to the business district, Threadneedles faces both the London Stock Exchange and the Bank of England. Here you can get away from the hustle and bustle in these charming and cosy rooms. Prices from £128 per night.
The Berkeley, 32a Wilton Place, Knightsbridge SW1X 7RL; 020 72356000
With a rooftop pool and beautiful rooms, The Berkeley makes the perfect spot for a family retreat whilst sightseeing. Close by are Harrods and a handy Yo! Sushi in Harvey Nichols. Prices from £525 per night based on 2 adults and 1 child sharing a room.
Knightsbridge Hotel, 10 Beaufort Gardens, Knightsbridge, SW3 1PT; 020 75846300
Located in a quiet spot near Beauchamp Palace and Hyde Park, this Firmdale hotel offers family-friendly facilities and top-notch service. There is also a Pizza Express nearby if it all gets too much for the little ones. Prices from £458 per night based on 2 adults and 1 child sharing a room.
MyHotel Chelsea, 35 Ixworth Place, Chelsea, SW3 3QX; 020 7225 7500
Perfectly situated near Chelsea Green and St. Luke’s playground, this low-key hotel makes for a relaxing family stay. Great children-friendly restaurants such as Itsu and La Brasserie will be welcomed. Prices from £230 for a Junior Suite with two adults and 1 child sharing.
The Arch, Great Cumberland Place, Marylebone, W1H 7FD; 020 77244700
Near London Zoo and Regents Park, this boutique hotel is affordable and located in a picturesque neighbourhood with easy access to Bond Street. Take afternoon tea in the library, which both adults and children will enjoy. Prices from £275 for an Executive Room for 1-2 adults and 1 child.
The Athanaeum, 116 Piccadilly, W1J 7BJ; 020 74993464
This is a family-friendly hotel, complete with a children’s concierge and nannies forming part of the retinue. Frisbees, bikes and kites are all available for the children to use, as are PlayStations. Prices from £600 per night for 2 adults and up to 2 children sharing a room.