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The Ampersand Hotel
5 out of 5
10 Harrington Road, London, England
The price is £139 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (994 reviews)

"great services and attention to detail. Lovely rooms, bar and lounge areas. Very friendy and helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

The Ampersand Hotel
St. Ermins Hotel, Autograph Collection
4 out of 5
Caxton Street 2, London, England
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4.6/5Exceptional! (989 reviews)

"Excellent hotel. They were very accommodating and went out of their way to help. I would definitely stay again and recommend to friends and family."…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2020

St. Ermins Hotel, Autograph Collection
54 Queens Gate Hotel
4 out of 5
54 Queens Gate, London, England
Free cancellation
The price is £134 per night
4.6/5Wonderful! (240 reviews)

"room was very comfortable, wifi good, bathroom excellent"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

54 Queens Gate Hotel
Collingham Serviced Apartments
4 out of 5
26-27 Collingham Gardens, London, England
Free cancellation
The price is £109 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (748 reviews)

"Excellent service from the staff. Very new and clean 3-room apartment. My family of 5 enjoyed our stay."…"

Reviewed on 6 Apr 2020

Collingham Serviced Apartments
Hazlitt's Hotel
4 out of 5
6 Frith Street, Soho Square, London, England
The price is £239 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (863 reviews)

"Amazing stay always. It’s our third time staying and we will be back. Lovely lovely hotel and staff."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Hazlitt's Hotel
The Royal Horseguards
5 out of 5
2 Whitehall Court, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £210 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)

"Great hotel, centrally located within walking distance to the best attractions, as well as the Tube. Beautiful historic building with all the amenities, amazing customer service! Wouldn’t stay anywhere else!"…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2020

The Royal Horseguards
The Pelham London - Starhotels Collezione
5 out of 5
15 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London, England
The price is £185 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (591 reviews)

"This is a very charming hotel. The staff is very friendly. Close to a lot of great shops and restaurants"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

The Pelham London - Starhotels Collezione
Roseate House London
4 out of 5
3 Westbourne Terrace, Lancaster Gate, Hyde Park, London, England
Free cancellation
The price is £132 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (988 reviews)

"Fantastic caring staff, left for my wedding service in the earlier afternoon and they didn’t rush us to move our car or leave the room exactly at check out. Very understanding and overall good people!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jun 2020

Roseate House London
The Rembrandt
4 out of 5
11 Thurloe Place, Kensington, London, England
The price is £170 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (2,169 reviews)

"We had a wonderful stay and the staff were very pleasing at this troubled time with Covid-19. Good location for the Royal Albert Hall, museums and Knightsbridge."…"

Reviewed on 28 Mar 2020

The Rembrandt
St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London
5 out of 5
Euston Road, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £220 per night
4.4/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"The building and decor are fantastic and very spacious."…"

Reviewed on 2 Aug 2020

St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London
Fraser Suites Queens Gate
4 out of 5
39B Queens Gate Gardens, London, England
The price is £103 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (806 reviews)

"Great location. Room was spacious and clean. Heating was perfect. Friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Fraser Suites Queens Gate
Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel
4 out of 5
68-86 Cromwell Road, London, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (1,039 reviews)
Great hotel in a good location.

"Great location. Easy access to the underground and a short walk to the Royal Albert Hall. Breakfast was very good with plenty of choice. Bar area was comfortable good atmosphere with friendly and helpful staff. Check in was quick, helpful and friendly. Definitely one I would stay at again."…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel
The Gore London – Starhotels Collezione
4 out of 5
190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, London, England
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4.3/5Excellent! (735 reviews)

"Great location, fun bar, and beautiful hotel. Great stay!"…"

Reviewed on 14 May 2020

The Gore London – Starhotels Collezione
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
4 out of 5
200 Westminster Bridge Road, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £119 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (5,005 reviews)

"Considering we arrived just after lockdown was lifted this hotel was perfect. The room had an amazing view of London and the room was perfect. The staff were lovely and overall the hotel made the trip even better. Thank you!!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2020

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
Melia London Kensington
4.5 out of 5
61 Gloucester Road, Kensington, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £130 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (13 reviews)

"Every thing was perfect we could not fault them in any way"…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar 2020

Melia London Kensington
Amba Hotel Grosvenor
4 out of 5
101 Buckingham Palace Road, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £199 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (2,971 reviews)

"From the decor to the central location, everything was great. Reception was courteous, and the hotel had every amenity you would need. The executive level room came with breakfast in a lovely private dining area as well. I definitely would stay there again!"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Amba Hotel Grosvenor
The Mitre Hotel Hampton Court
The price is £220 per night
4/5Very Good! (477 reviews)

"Very enjoyable stay with lovely staff"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

The Mitre Hotel Hampton Court
Eden Plaza Kensington Hotel
3 out of 5
68-69 Queens Gate, South Kensington, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £47 per night
3.8/5Good! (766 reviews)

"Booked a room last minute (1 hour before) . All the staff is friendly and welcoming. The room was clean and tidy"…"

Reviewed on 4 May 2020

Eden Plaza Kensington Hotel
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Guide to London Historic Hotels

When you take a London getaway, it's easy to choose a chain you are familiar with, or a modern hotel. You may be used to your room having all the much-needed conveniences. But sometimes choosing to stay in a more distinguished hotel can enrich your getaway. Staying in a London historic hotel still gives you a well-appointed room that is also bustling with personality. Additionally, it provides you the opportunity to surround yourself in London's history.

Old-World Charm, New World Amenities

A stay in one of these London traditional hotels can transport you to a bygone period right from the start. With unique architectures and locations in the heart of London, it will become clear what makes London bucket-list worthy. Don't worry, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. Although these hotels may be vintage, they have many modern amenities to help you keep in touch or relax during your stay. You'll discover your room furnished with a comfy bed, loads of character, and just about anything else you might want for a wonderful visit.

After you have spent time appreciating the historic hotel's grounds, you can tour the art galleries and famed landmarks to absorb more of the London's culture. Of course, all this time travelling will work up an appetite. Make sure to read the reviews and see the suggestions other visitors to London believe is merit visiting. You can also ask your hotel's front desk so you can find out where a few of their favourite areas to grab a drink or a fantastic meal in London are.

Book a London Historic Hotel Today

London has 1603 vintage hotels that have the feel and look of another era. Some of these hotels are where important world leaders may have stayed. You're sure to book an accommodation possessing all the in-room amenities and the rate you desire. Take advantage of the great London deals with Expedia, and make your visit one to remember with a stay in a one-of-a kind accommodation.

Frequently asked questions

What can a history enthusiast expect from a trip to London?
The rich history of London is well known so consider a visit to the monuments, especially if you want to learn about the local history. And while you’re here, you can check out the acclaimed art scene and fascinating museums. You can also take time at the major shopping area in this vibrant area.
What's the best hotel in London to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, London Tower Bridge Apartments is a top 4-star apartment for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free WiFi and parking. Tower Bridge is a short walk away. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London and Amba Hotel Grosvenor.
How many historically relevant hotels will I find in London?
London has 17359 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 4858 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical sites and other places in London?
London is notable for its monuments and landmarks like Charing Cross, Churchill War Rooms and Covent Garden Market. Known for its theatres and museums, cultural venues include National Gallery, Piccadilly Theatre and Lyceum Theatre. Other popular sights include Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus.
What is a historic hotel like in London?
Historic hotels give guests an opportunity to stay in a place officially recognised with a national historic designation. Historic hotels throughout the world come in all forms like palaces, castles, stately homes or even lodges, pubs or skyscrapers — any place of special interest. These types of hotels in London often preserve original elements like traditional architecture and period features in guestrooms or communal spaces.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
These are quite similar. “Historic hotel” is a term often used in the US, whereas “heritage hotel” is common in Asia and Europe. Historic hotels tend to emphasise the building and architecture itself. Mainly heritage hotels draw meaning from the cultural value and how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in London have modern facilities?
Yes. Every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades, but hotel interiors are fitted with modern conveniences and safety features. Guests should expect the popular amenities you’d get from a hotel such as private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, heating and air conditioning, and free and fast Internet. In London, booking a historic hotel doesn’t mean you will stay in a place that’s rundown.

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