Best hotels in London, United Kingdom

Here you'll find a list of the best hotels in London which have been recommended by critics from The New York Times, The Guardian, Lonely Planet and many more. All hotel recommendations are referenced with customer reviews from several booking platforms and all listed hotels have a rating of at least 4 out of 5 stars.

4.5 Hoxton Hotel London

The Hoxton Hotel, London


“This smart budget option could not be better located, bang in the middle of the capital’s most buzzing nightlife area. The Hoxton has been a big hit since it opened in 2006, not least for its famed £1 rooms, which it sells throughout the year.”

4.6 South Place Hotel London

South Place Hotel, London

Lonely Planet

“A hip, design-led boutique hotel, South Place impresses at every turn. From the art-filled lobby and espionage-inspired theme to the Michelin-starred seafood restaurant and 80 beautifully laid-out rooms – every detail has been carefully considered.”

4.6 citizenm London

citizenM Hotel Tower of London

Lonely Planet

“Downstairs it looks like a rich hipster’s living room, with well-stocked bookshelves, kooky art, Beefeater knick-knacks and lots of work space. Rooms are compact but well-designed.”

4.6 Hotel The Rookery London

Hotel The Rookery, London


“Located in a quiet area a short distance from the Barbican, St. Paul’s, Holborn and the City, the Rookery is characterized by open fires, Georgian detailing, wonky floors and bulging bookshelves.”

4.5 Arosfa Hotel London

The Arosfa Hotel, London


“The Arosfa Hotel is a reasonably priced townhouse hotel was once the Bloomsbury home of artist John Everett Millais. It’s close to Euston Station, the British Museum and the shops of Oxford Street.”

4.8 Charlotte Street Hotel London

Charlotte Street Hotel, London


“The huge, comfortable beds and trademark polished granite and oak bathrooms are suitably indulgent, and some rooms have luxuriously high ceilings.”