Make Memories in London

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in London

GETTING INTIMATE…

… with the UK capital requires a little more than an online search for “things to do in London” and a quick flick through a “top ten London attractions” pamphlet. True discovery involves spending time in each neighborhood, talking to locals in the know, and going off-radar to discover your own “top ten”. While many of the boutique hotels London has to offer are simply concerned with a good night’s sleep—or “kip”, as the locals say—our member hotels are committed to helping you discover deeper; whether they put you in the heart of the London restaurant scene or steps from the best shopping in London. Did we say “London” too much? Sorry, we just love London!

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Hotels in SHOREDITCH AND BETHNAL GREEN

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Gritty, graffitied, and full of hipster hotspots, Shoreditch and Bethnal Green are bastions of the arts scene and havens for the culinarily adventurous. Look out for the street art in Shoreditch and the curry houses on Brick Lane—which runs through both neighborhoods—for a peek into the East End’s personality.

The area is also home to independent cinemas and some of the most lively weekly markets in London, while Nobu Hotel Shoreditch and Town Hall Hotel & Apartments play host to two of the most elegant restaurants in London, and Boundary hotel boasts one of the top rooftop bars London has to offer.

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Hotels in SHOREDITCH AND BETHNAL GREEN
GO EAST

Gritty, graffitied, and full of hipster hotspots, Shoreditch and Bethnal Green are bastions of the arts scene and havens for the culinarily adventurous. Look out for the street art in Shoreditch and the curry houses on Brick Lane—which runs through both neighborhoods—for a peek into the East End’s personality.

 
 

The area is also home to independent cinemas and some of the most lively weekly markets in London, while Nobu Hotel Shoreditch and Town Hall Hotel & Apartments play host to two of the most elegant restaurants in London, and Boundary hotel boasts one of the top rooftop bars London has to offer.

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Hotels in SHOREDITCH AND BETHNAL GREEN
GO EAST

Gritty, graffitied, and full of hipster hotspots, Shoreditch and Bethnal Green are bastions of the arts scene and havens for the culinarily adventurous. Look out for the street art in Shoreditch and the curry houses on Brick Lane—which runs through both neighborhoods—for a peek into the East End’s personality.

The area is also home to independent cinemas and some of the most lively weekly markets in London, while Nobu Hotel Shoreditch and Town Hall Hotel & Apartments play host to two of the most elegant restaurants in London, and Boundary hotel boasts one of the top rooftop bars London has to offer.

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Number Sixteen hotel, for example, hides guests behind a Victorian façade complete with the black wrought-iron railings associated with the borough, while Blakes Hotel is outfitted in Oriental imagery that harkens back to the era of the British Empire.

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Hotels in South Kensington

LONDON’S REGAL HEART

In addition to famous London sights such as the Natural History Museum, the Royal Albert Hall, the Science Museum, and the Royal College of Music, South Kensington is home to regal architecture that lends an Old World feel to the neighborhood.

Hotels in South Kensington
LONDON’S REGAL HEART

In addition to famous London sights such as the Natural History Museum, the Royal Albert Hall, the Science Museum, and the Royal College of Music, South Kensington is home to regal architecture that lends an Old World feel to the neighborhood.

Number Sixteen hotel, for example, hides guests behind a Victorian façade complete with the black wrought-iron railings associated with the borough, while Blakes Hotel is outfitted in Oriental imagery that harkens back to the era of the British Empire.

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Hotels in SOHO AND FITZROVIA

THE TWINKLING LIGHT DISTRICT

Cherished as the fun-loving entertainment district in the oft-sober City of Westminster, Soho provides merrymakers with a flurry of bars, restaurants, theaters, music venues, and some of the most charming traditional pubs in London.

See the neighborhood like a local by taking a traditional afternoon tea in the Ham Yard Hotel’s Orangery, having dinner at The Soho Hotel, and finishing with a cocktail at Charlotte Street Hotel just north of Soho in the Fitzrovia neighborhood. Soho is also part of the wider West End district that plays host to the brimming London theater scene.

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Hotels in SOHO AND FITZROVIA
THE TWINKLING LIGHT DISTRICT

Cherished as the fun-loving entertainment district in the oft-sober City of Westminster, Soho provides merrymakers with a flurry of bars, restaurants, theaters, music venues, and some of the most charming traditional pubs in London.

 
 

See the neighborhood like a local by taking a traditional afternoon tea in the Ham Yard Hotel’s Orangery, having dinner at The Soho Hotel, and finishing with a cocktail at Charlotte Street Hotel just north of Soho in the Fitzrovia neighborhood. Soho is also part of the wider West End district that plays host to the brimming London theater scene.

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Hotels in SOHO AND FITZROVIA
THE TWINKLING LIGHT DISTRICT

Cherished as the fun-loving entertainment district in the oft-sober City of Westminster, Soho provides merrymakers with a flurry of bars, restaurants, theaters, music venues, and some of the most charming traditional pubs in London.

See the neighborhood like a local by taking a traditional afternoon tea in the Ham Yard Hotel’s Orangery, having dinner at The Soho Hotel, and finishing with a cocktail at Charlotte Street Hotel just north of Soho in the Fitzrovia neighborhood. Soho is also part of the wider West End district that plays host to the brimming London theater scene.

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Right next-door to the Haymarket Theatre Royal, the Haymarket Hotel showcases the best of British design and architecture. As well as being home to John Virtue paintings and a sculpture by Tony Cragg, the hotel building was designed by architect John Nash, whose works include Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, the adjoining Haymarket Theatre, and more.

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Hotels in THE WEST END

OH, THE DRAMA!

As part of London’s West End theater district, Covent Garden offers an exciting mix of high culture and conviviality. Inside a 19th-century red-brick building, Covent Garden Hotel is an exhibition of theatrical, quintessentially British design that plays host to a fireside bar-cum-library and a private 47-person screening room and film club.

Hotels in THE WEST END
OH, THE DRAMA!

As part of London’s West End theater district, Covent Garden offers an exciting mix of high culture and conviviality. Inside a 19th-century red-brick building, Covent Garden Hotel is an exhibition of theatrical, quintessentially British design that plays host to a fireside bar-cum-library and a private 47-person screening room and film club.

Right next-door to the Haymarket Theatre Royal, the Haymarket Hotel showcases the best of British design and architecture. As well as being home to John Virtue paintings and a sculpture by Tony Cragg, the hotel building was designed by architect John Nash, whose works include Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, the adjoining Haymarket Theatre, and more.

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Hotel in Marylebone
HOWZAT!

What would a trip to England be without a spot of cricket? Head to Dorset Square Hotel in central London’s Marylebone neighbourhood and your room may overlook the square that Thomas Lord's first cricket ground was situated on. Not a cricket fanatic? There’s also an excellent selection of shops and restaurants in the area.

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Hotel in Knightsbridge

PARK LIFE

Lying immediately south of Hyde Park, the Knightsbridge neighborhood is well-heeled, leafy, and home to such sights as the Harvey Nichols and Harrods department stores and The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V&A London for short). Knightsbridge Hotel puts one amid the action, located on a quiet street in a typical London townhouse.

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Hotel in Knightsbridge
PARK LIFE

Lying immediately south of Hyde Park, the Knightsbridge neighborhood is well-heeled, leafy, and home to such sights as the Harvey Nichols and Harrods department stores and The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V&A London for short). Knightsbridge Hotel puts one amid the action, located on a quiet street in a typical London townhouse.

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Hotel in Marylebone
HOWZAT!

What would a trip to England be without a spot of cricket? Head to Dorset Square Hotel in central London’s Marylebone neighbourhood and your room may overlook the square that Thomas Lord's first cricket ground was situated on. Not a cricket fanatic? There’s also an excellent selection of shops and restaurants in the area.

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