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

Named after former resident and essayist William Hazlitt, this ‘stunningly individual’ hotel, owned by Peter McKay and Douglas Blain, is a sensuous escape from Soho directly outside.
  • child_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • historic
  • conference_meeting
  • boutique
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • wheelchair_accessible
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Artist Residence London

Artist Residence London

London

Forget starving in a garret. Artists need their creature comforts like the rest of us, and find them at Charlotte and Justin Salisbury’s hip hotels (see also Brighton, South Leigh).
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • boutique
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • vegan-friendly
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The Main House

The Main House

London

Visitors can live like a local at this eclectic Victorian house in chic yet quirky Notting Hill.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • wi-fi
  • vegetarian_friendly
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Durrants

Durrants

London

‘I have stayed at this lovely hotel for many years, and it still pleases in every respect,' writes a reader in 2019, of this cherished London institution, contrived from four knocked-through Georgian town houses.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wi-fi
  • historic
  • baby-friendly
  • gym
  • conference/meeting_friendly
Last updated: November 14, 2019