Boutique hotels in London

From a slice of Soho to a 19th century pub reinvented as a hip retreat. London might be best known for its large historic hotels and contemporary city skyscrapers but it’s the boutique hotels that really display its character.
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Chic, Georgian properties in the heart of London, romantic Chelsea boltholes just off the King’s Road, bijoux destinations within easy reach of the Eurostar for a Parisian getaway or buzzing townhouses amidst the creative hubs that satellite the City.

Whether you prefer vintage style or ultra contemporary surroundings. Whether you’re visiting with friends, celebrating a special occasion, bringing the family to London for Christmas shopping and a show or enjoying a romantic weekend. These are some of London’s top boutique hotels.

Boutique hotels in London

Boutique hotels in London

1
Hazlitt’s

Hazlitt’s

London

A boutique hotel owned by Peter McKay and Douglas Blain, you ring a bell to enter giving it that sense of going to someone’s home.
  • child_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • boutique
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
2
Portobello Hotel

Portobello Hotel

London

All is bello indeed behind a Doric portico at this one-time haunt of rock-and-rollers – it remains a veritable carnival of stylish eccentricity, occupying twin stucco mansions in raffish Notting Hill.
  • value
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • boutique
3
Artist Residence London

Artist Residence London

London

This stylishly restored former pub is now a boutique hotel characterised by salvaged industrial materials for the eclectic fittings and furnishings.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • boutique
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • dog_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
4
11 Cadogan Gardens

11 Cadogan Gardens

London

Through the conventional entrance – with its Union Jack proudly flying – of this smart Victorian town house in the heart of Chelsea lies a luxurious hotel brimming with character.
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • babyfriendly
  • gym
  • outdoor_dining
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • boutique
  • garden
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
5
Lime Tree Hotel

Lime Tree Hotel

London

Occupying a pair of Grade II listed Georgian town houses, Charlotte and Matt Goodsall’s peaceful, personably run Belgravia hotel is within walking distance of some of the city’s most popular tourist spots.
  • garden
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wifi
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
6
Georgian House Hotel

Georgian House Hotel

London

Bright and contemporary, Georgian House Hotel is a boutique hotel in Pimlico complete with stained-glass windows, velvet drapes, trunks and tapestries.
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wifi
7
The Gyle

The Gyle

London

A quirky hotel close to the Eurostar terminal, The Gyle is in a row of 19th-century town houses and is filled with luxury details.
  • boutique
  • child_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wifi
8
The Mayfair Townhouse

The Mayfair Townhouse

London

In a well-heeled neighbourhood, this flamboyant hotel occupies a spread of converted Georgian houses filled with deep colours, original artwork, plush furnishings and a sense of fun.
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • honeymoon
  • gym
  • romantic
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • disabled_facilities
9
The Orange

The Orange

London

The Orange is an upmarket gastro pub and boutique hotel that offers heritage, style and superb hospitality.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • boutique
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
10
The Grazing Goat

The Grazing Goat

London

The chain stores of Oxford Street are so near and yet (praise be!) so far from this gastropub with a pavement terrace for outdoor drinking and dining.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • babyfriendly
  • ecofriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • dog_friendly
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • boutique
  • wheelchair_accessible
11
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell

The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell

London

A friendly, welcoming and elegant boutique hotel, The Zetter Townhouse is on a cobbled square and filled with bright colours and vintage furniture.
  • child_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • conference_meeting
  • boutique
  • disabled_facilities
  • babyfriendly
  • ecofriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
12
The Zetter Townhouse Marylebone

The Zetter Townhouse Marylebone

London

The absurdist wit and whimsy of the Victorian poet and painter Edward Lear coupled with an imaginary wicked Uncle Seymour inspired the whacky design of these two brick-and-stucco Georgian terrace houses.
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • boutique
  • disabled
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • historic
13
The Fielding

The Fielding

London

A hop, a skip and a grand jeté from the Royal Opera House, this small hotel, named for the 18th-century novelist Henry Fielding, is a ‘good-value’ option in a central location.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • good_value
  • gym
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • boutique
  • rooms_with_a_view
14
Charlotte Street Hotel

Charlotte Street Hotel

London

Part of the famous Firmdale Group of hotels, notable for Kit Kemp’s highly recognisable interior design motifs, Charlotte Street is a charming boutique hotel.
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • gym
  • outdoor_dining
  • romantic
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
15
Roseate House

Roseate House

London

A saunter from Hyde Park, this elegant hotel is spread over three Victorian town houses on a tree-lined avenue.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wifi
  • boutique
  • guest_house
  • dog_friendly
  • spa
  • weddings
  • veganfriendly
  • outdoor_dining
16
Haymarket Hotel

Haymarket Hotel

London

Vintage furnishings and striking artwork, Haymarket Hotel is a boutique hotel in the heart of London’s theatre land.
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • gym
  • indoor_pool
  • spa
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
17
South Place Hotel

South Place Hotel

London

Contemporary and providing exquisite surprises at every turn, this boutique London hotel is a distinctly cool city escape.
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • gourmet
  • gym
  • spa
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
18
Ham Yard Hotel

Ham Yard Hotel

London

Rooftop gardens and arty interiors make this boutique Soho hotel a destination in its own right.
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • garden
  • gym
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • spa
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • outdoor_dining
19
54 Queen’s Gate Hotel

54 Queen’s Gate Hotel

London

Close to Royal Albert Hall and Hyde Park this boutique hotel is a celebrated member of the Bespoke Hotels group.
  • adultsonly
  • wifi
  • boutique

Hotels not in the Guide that you may want to consider

Boutique hotels in London

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The Kensington

The Kensington

London

Walking distance from the attractions of South Kensington, this ‘elegant yet hip, fun’ hotel is ‘conveniently located’ for museum-hoppers and shop-till-you-droppers.
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  • child_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • boutique
  • gym
  • spa
  • disabled
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
Last updated: August 14, 2022