Housed in a historic red brick Victorian building this hotel's interior is contemporary and chic.
This award-winning Bed & Breakfast is set in a Victorian Town House in South Kensington and is completely non-smoking.
Secluded in a residential area convenient to shopping and city attractions, this opulent hotel will wow guests with its historic beauty and modern trappings.
Attracting celebrities for more than a century this elegant hotel continues to be renewed to cater to the modern traveler.
Known as the Couture Hotel, this fashionable luxury hotel was designer by savvy hotelier Anouska Hempel.
Newly renovated this sumptuous and welcoming hotel was created from 11 historic Georgian townhouses.
A picture-perfect liveried doorman welcomes visitors into this posh family-owned luxury hotel. Guest rooms are individually designed and provide remote-controlled lighting, TV and radio as well as luxury bedding, marble baths with large tubs and separate showers.
For more than a century this hotel's classic Art Deco elegance has inspired celebrities and business leaders alike.
Combining both modern technology and historical architectural features this grand dame of a luxury hotel caters to today's discerning traveler.
Covent Garden Hotel
Afternoon tea is a specialty of this gracious hotel, which is surrounded by some of the city's best restaurants and bars.
Offering expansive Hyde Park views, this glamorous 1930s hotel dazzles guests with its historic beauty and modern amenities.
Dorset Square Hotel
Located in fashionable Marylebone Village, this classic Regency-style hotel offers elegance and convenience.
Overlooking a garden, this historic Edwardian townhouse hotel pampers guests with grand accommodations and complimentary wireless Internet, afternoon tea, end-of-the-day glass of champagne, and hot chocolate before bed.
Featuring classical architecture and contemporary decor, this luxury hotel offers the best of the old and the new. Wireless Internet, newspapers, water and shoe shines are complimentary.
Egerton House Hotel
Built in 1843 this fashionable townhouse hotel has been carefully restored and filled with original artwork by the likes of Picasso, Matisse, and Toulouse-Lautrec as well as Italian antiques.
Run by the Goring family for four generations this exquisite hotel offers travelers luxurious comfort and convenience to the Royal parks, the Theater District and top-notch shopping areas.
Offering high-rise city views this modern luxury hotel features contemporary trappings and amenities.
Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel
Recently refurbished this elegant historic property is now a JW Marriott Hotel, continuing its tradition of luxury and service.
Reasonably priced yet elegant this welcoming Edwardian Bed and Breakfast once was a family home.
Noted for its superb Thai restaurant, Nahm, this glamorous Italian-style boutique hotel caters to travelers with global tastes.
Gracious and historic on the outside and contemporary on the inside this boutique hotel wows guests from the get go with its black, white and yellow lobby adorned with dramatic artworks.
InterContinental London Park Lane Hotel
Modern and luxurious this contemporary hotel was formerly a royal residence.
Lanesborough, a St. Regis Hotel
An elegant example of Regency styling, this luxury hotel decorated with gorgeous antiques provides modern amenities and personal butlers.
With a tradition of sumptuous hospitality that began in 1865 this Victorian grand hotel offers a stunning retreat for the modern traveler.
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park
With a spa repeatedly voted as one of the best in the world, this glamorous hotel offers the perfect environment for luxurious relaxation.
May Fair Hotel
Thorough renovated this beautifully updated hotel was originally opened in 1927 by King George V.
Considered London's best hotel in numerous independent rankings the Milestone offers gracious hospitality fit for a king and queen.
Fresh fruit and flowers are delivered each day at this captivating luxury hotel in the center of London.
Grand and inviting, this landmark hotel is located at the midpoint of where the city meets Covent Garden and the West End.
Immortalized in song by Noel Coward this extraordinary hotel has hosted kings and celebrities for more than a century.
English tradition and contemporary styling greets travelers at this independent boutique hotel located on the same road as the Natural History, Science, and Victoria and Albert museums.
With the ambiance of a private club this small luxury hotel is decked out in wood paneling, stone-flagged floors, fire places and antique furnishings.
Offering views of the River Thames this iconic hotel has been transformed to provide five-star luxury accommodations.
Rubens at the Palace
A refined option for both business and leisure travelers located opposite Buckingham Palace.
A touch of the surreal has transformed this 1950s hotel into a modern art lover's delight.
Sofitel London Heathrow
High style, delectable dining, and unbeatable convenience make this modern airport hotel a standout. A short walk via a bridge from Terminal 5, the Sofitel London Heathrow puts you close enough to watch the planes take off for exotic locales, but insulates you from the noisy hubub. Pictures of Sofitel London Heathrow
Sofitel London St. James
The former Cox's & King's bank is solidly in touch with its masculine side, while consenting to a few feminine touches. The location, a short stroll from Buckingham Palace, St. James's Park and Big Ben, is perfect for London sightseers. Pictures of Sofitel St. James
Floor-to-ceiling warehouse-style windows enhance this stylish contemporary hotel with modern interiors designed by Kit Kemp.
St. Martins Lane
A soaring lobby dramatically enhanced by color and light greets guests of this deluxe contemporary hotel.
Stately yet welcoming, this elegant hotel prides itself on being quietly lavish. Guests are catered to with such niceties as complimentary shoe shines, newspapers and Internet access.
Swissotel London - The Howard
Polished contemporary hotel in a dynamic location.
Wyndham Grand London Chelsea Harbour
This contemporary waterfront hotel proudly proclaims itself to be London's first 5-star luxury all-suite hotel.
A 19th century warehouse renovated with sustainable materials and energy efficient principles, this relatively new hotel prides itself on being environmentally friendly.
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Created on the top floor of the Rubens at the Palace, its sister property, this opulent hotel offers top-notch accommodations.