Historic hotels in London

The UK’s hotels have so many unique facets to them, from interesting design to incredible food and outstanding locations, but it’s the history that really adds another dimension to them. So here is a selection of the Good Hotel Guide’s favourite historic hotels in England…

Historic hotels in London

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Hazlitt’s

Hazlitt’s

London

In raffish Soho, this ‘stunningly original’ boutique hotel occupies three Georgian houses. ‘Friendly, efficient’ staff open the door to reveal a lavish, intriguing collection of ‘old architectural features, old furniture, old books and paintings – much to investigate and appreciate’.
From £288.00 per night
  • historic
  • child_friendly
  • b&b
  • wifi
2
Artist Residence

Artist Residence

London

Eclectic with a soupçon of romance, this ‘quirky, characterful’ hotel equidistant between Tate Britain and the Saatchi Gallery balances ‘retro touches’ with upcycled industrialism.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
10% discount voucher
3
The Main House

The Main House

London

See London through a local’s eyes, at the Main House, a bohemian Notting Hill Guest House. It is designed for ‘the independent traveller’.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • b&b
  • wifi
4
The Arch London

The Arch London

London

The ‘unfailingly helpful’ staff and ‘well-thought-through details’ stand out at the Bejerano family’s colourful modern hotel near Marble Arch.
From £330 per night
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi
  • parking
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Durrants

Durrants

London

In an ‘interesting’ area with ‘many individual shops and cafés’, the Miller family’s ‘amiable’ Georgian-fronted hotel is liked for its ‘nicely old-fashioned’ ambience and attention to detail.
  • child_friendly
  • disabled
  • wifi