Five Best London Boutique Hotel
1. The Soho Hotel
Situated 5 minutes’ walk from Oxford Street, The Soho Hotel features a fully equipped gym with an on-site personal trainer. Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square are within a 10-minute walk of the hotel, as well as many tube stations.
Each air-conditioned room at The Soho includes a flat-screen TV, fully stocked minibar and an iPod docking station. An en suite bathroom is also provided. Guests can also make use of 2 beauty treatment rooms which offer full body massage, facials and manicures.
A selection of London’s best restaurants and bars, cafés, theatres and nightlife are within walking distance of the hotel, as well as the historic area of Soho Square which features a park and garden.
Modern European cuisine is served in the on-site restaurant, which also offers a breakfast menu and afternoon tea. A relaxing drink can be enjoyed in the award-winning bar.
2. The Covent Garden Hotel
Situated in the heart of London’s theatre district, the Covent Garden Hotel couldn’t be better located for every kind of West End experience: galleries, shopping, theatre, clubbing. A fully equipped gym is on site, as well as a treatment room offering massage and beauty treatments.
Each air-conditioned room at Covent Garden Hotel features an en suite bathroom, flat-screen TV and a fully stocked minibar. Many rooms have views over London’s rooftops.
A wide breakfast selection and fresh seasonal produce are served in the on-site brasserie, as well as afternoon tea. Guests can also enjoy a cocktail or glass of wine at the stylish bar or relax in the wood-panelled drawing room.
The wonderful thing about this hotel is that while it certainly caters for the well-heeled and deep-pocketed, it also works hard at a genuinely laid-back, home-from-home atmosphere.
3. Charlotte Street Hotel
Featuring design to reflect contemporary London life, Charlotte Street Hotel also boasts features of classic elegance such as period fireplaces and a wood-panelled library room.
Bedrooms feature artwork from the early 20th Century, and are styled with this period in mind. Classic prints and wallpapering accompany elegant beds and luxurious furnishings. Each en suite room comes with a TV, iPod docking station and a minibar.
Charlotte Street Hotel features its own cinema room, 24-hour room service and a gym. Guests can relax in the drawing room or enjoy a drink in the Oscar Bar and Restaurant.
The hotel is just a 5-minute walk from Tottenham Court Road Underground Station, providing links to the Northern and Central lines. The famous shopping stretch of Oxford Street is 2 minutes’ walk away, and guests can be at the British Museum in just under 10 minutes by foot.
Taking the Bloomsbury Set for its inspiration, this London boutique hotel brings together fine art and a fresh colour palette to create the perfect city luxury stay.
4. The Berkeley
Offering sublime service, style and cuisine in Knightsbridge for over 100 years, guests at the sophisticated Berkeley can enjoy free use of the health club and swimming pool.
The Berkeley combines 5-star luxury with an excellent location just minutes from desirable Knightsbridge shops and Hyde Park. It offers free Wi-Fi throughout the building.
Guests can indulge in exceptional fine-dining at Koffmann’s and in Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley, with its 2 Michelin stars. The friendly and intimate Caramel Room offers award-winning fashion themed afternoon tea.
In the bedrooms, fine Italian marble bathrooms and luxurious fabrics blend together comfort, style and chic opulence for a beautiful night’s sleep.
5. The Arch London
Tucked behind the glorious marble arches of Hyde Park’s sturdiest landmark, The Arch London hotel is a grand Georgian pad, spread over seven former townhouses and two old mews houses.
Rooms at The Arch London are stylish and modern, with a flat-screen satellite TV and a desk for working. Each also comes with facilities for making tea and coffee, and features US and EU adaptors. Every room has a rain shower and most have a TV in the bathroom.
You can dine in the HUNter 486 restaurant, or enjoy a drink in Le Salon De Champagne. Afternoon teas are also served, and each morning a continental or full cooked breakfast is available.
Heathrow Airport is around a 40-minute drive from the building. Marble Arch Underground Station is just a 2-minute walk away, for accessing the famous attractions of the city.