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

1
Durrants

Durrants

London

With gilt-framed paintings, a panelled dining room and ‘quiet corners and pretty public spaces to sit and chat in’, the Miller family’s hotel steeps in an ‘old-worldly Edwardian club atmosphere’ in the ‘restless heart of the town’.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • disabled
2
Hazlitt’s

Hazlitt’s

London

There’s romance and genteel decadence to be found in these three finely refurbished Georgian houses – Peter McKay and Douglas Blain’s ‘stunningly original’ hotel.
  • child_friendly
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • historic
  • b&b
3
Artist Residence

Artist Residence

London

A smart red-and-white awning fronts this ‘youthful, modern’ hotel on a quiet street of Regency terraces.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
10% discount voucher
4
The Main House

The Main House

London

Live like a local at this discreet home away from home.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • value
  • guesthouse
  • wifi
  • b&b
10% discount voucher
5
The Arch London

The Arch London

London

There’s an intimate feel at the Bejerano family’s sprawling, characterful hotel, which occupies seven Georgian town houses and two mews homes close to Hyde Park.
  • gym
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • disabled