London is a celebration of rich diversity—think: culinary excellence from Michelin-starred restaurants to traditional fish-and-chips shops; vibrant cultural conduits and luxury shopping opportunities; a skyline of historic architecture and futuristic skyscrapers; and myriad drinking spots, from traditional English pubs to swanky cocktail bars in the sky, all linked by the labyrinthine London underground (the London tube is the oldest subterranean rail network in the world). In addition, the London boutique hotel scene and the selection of luxury hotels London has to offer never disappoint visitors, with a hatful of Design Hotels member hotels in central London neighborhoods such as Shoreditch, Soho, Kensington, and Knightsbridge. Stay at a London hotel from the list below and you could be within walking distance of some of London’s top sights, such as Big Ben, Tower Bridge, the River Thames, the London Eye, and a host of other hidden gems that are waiting to be discovered. Visit London now for a dose of ineffable big-city charm. Below find a list of our selection of luxury and boutique hotels in London.