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Château la Motte Guest House
3.5 out of 5
210 Vansittart Avenue, Woodstock, ON
The price is £120 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (78 reviews)
A voyage through time

"Amazing stay with gracious hosts. Takes you on a trip back in time through an artistic display of furniture and style. Room was comfortable and relaxing. Lovely breakfast to start the day."…"

Reviewed on 1 Mar 2020

Château la Motte Guest House
Idlewyld Inn & Spa
3.5 out of 5
36 Grand Avenue, London, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £73 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (607 reviews)

"Staff was very friendly, the hotel was spotless, breakfast was great and location was excellent."…"

Reviewed on 23 Jul 2020

Idlewyld Inn & Spa
Hotel Metro
3.5 out of 5
32 Covent Market Place, London, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £88 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (996 reviews)

"High ceilings in the rooms.. very neat feature.. As well as the next box with Netflix access"…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2020

Hotel Metro
Best Western Plus Woodstock Inn & Suites
2.5 out of 5
811 Athlone Avenue, Woodstock, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (994 reviews)

"The front desk lady was very friendly and extremely helpful. We can into the hotel hot and desperate for showers after racing all day and she accommodated us with extra towels and shampoo. Thank you."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jul 2020

Best Western Plus Woodstock Inn & Suites
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Woodstock South
2.5 out of 5
510 Norwich Avenue, Woodstock, ON
Free cancellation
The price is £84 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (323 reviews)

"Consistent level of services and room tidiness"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Woodstock South
Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre
3 out of 5
551 Windermere Rd, London, ON
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4.3/5Excellent! (999 reviews)

"The property was lovely. Like staying in an estate! Very quiet, spacious, restaurant staff and food were excellent too🤗"…"

Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020

Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre
Delta Hotels by Marriott London Armouries
4 out of 5
325 Dundas St, London, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £74 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (996 reviews)

"Generally my stay at this hotel was pleasant the staff was courteous and very friendly. I’m sorry to say this, if you’re looking to have a good night sleep this is probably not the hotel, the room was very noisy and at some point the fan in the air conditioner In my room was changed still the noise ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Jul 2020

Delta Hotels by Marriott London Armouries
Mill Tales Inn
3 out of 5
20 John Pound Road, Tillsonburg, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £71 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (107 reviews)

"I loved the view from the room. Overlooking the creek with the ducks. Gorgeous! Love the rooms and how country rustic it is. Definetly will be back. Food is always amazing as well!"…"

Reviewed on 27 Jan 2020

Mill Tales Inn
Econo Lodge Woodstock
2 out of 5
15 Graham St, Woodstock, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £49 per night
4/5Very Good! (378 reviews)

"It was convenient to down town and close to all amenity would highly recommend"…"

Reviewed on 4 May 2020

Econo Lodge Woodstock
Quality Hotel and Suites Woodstock
2.5 out of 5
580 Bruin Blvd, Woodstock, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £59 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (232 reviews)

"The staff were very friendly and always accommodating to our requests."…"

Reviewed on 10 Jul 2020

Quality Hotel and Suites Woodstock
Days Inn by Wyndham Woodstock
2 out of 5
560 Norwich Avenue, Woodstock, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £57 per night
3.8/5Good! (632 reviews)

"We booked online. Was designated a handicap room for some reason. They asked us to take a normal room which was no problem but when we went in, it was a smoking room. My son and I are non smokers. It was an awful smell. We stayed in it as it was late."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul 2020

Days Inn by Wyndham Woodstock
Quality Suites
2.5 out of 5
1120 Dearness Dr, London, ON
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £44 per night
3.8/5Good! (1,025 reviews)

"Very nice hotel, great location, has friendly staff, huge 2 room suite & love the continental breakfast which at present time came in little bag due to the covid virus."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jul 2020

Quality Suites
Tulip Motel
2 out of 5
1275 Dundas St, Woodstock, ON
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2.9/5 (26 reviews)

"Room 8 looks like a room from a horror movie. Smells like an ash tray (also looks like one). there's so much cigarette tar on the walls that the baseboard heaters are causing it to burn.Tried uploading pictures but keeps giving me errors."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jun 2019

Tulip Motel
The New Elgin Motel
2 out of 5
9701 Sunset Drive, Saint Thomas, ON
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2.3/5 (3 reviews)
Awful Motel

"The room was small (suppose to be a suite with a kitchen). It had a small sink and a mix of dishes and utensils that clearly came from a thrift store as they were things your grandmother would have had. Nothing was clean. The shower was disgusting, the water out of every faucet in the room smelled ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Apr 2016

The New Elgin Motel
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About London Historic Hotels

When you take a London getaway, it's easy to pick a modern hotel, or a chain you are familiar with. You may be used to your accommodation having all the essentials. However, staying in an in a more distinctive accommodation can enrich your trip. A stay in a London historic hotel still accommodates you with a well-appointed room that is also teeming with personality. Moreover, it allows you to immerse yourself in London's history.

Something Old, Something New

Many of the historic accommodations give you a feel for a historic period right from the start. With old-world charm and fascinating back stories, you'll find that these accommodations stand apart from your typical hotels. Luckily, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. Although these accommodations may be older, they have up-to-date amenities to help you relax during your stay. You'll discover your room furnished with a cosy bed, loads of character, and just about anything you'll want for a marvellous visit.

Once you have checked-in and had a look around the historic hotel property, you can tour the prominent landmarks and museums to take in more of the London's culture. Undoubtedly, all this perusing through the past will work up an appetite. Check out our 7396 guest reviews for recommendations from fellow travellers to help make your London visit that much better. You can also ask your hotels' front desk to point to where some of the popular areas to grab a cocktail or a marvellous meal in London are.

Your London Hotel Is Waiting

London has 16 vintage hotels that exude the feel and look of another era. Some of these hotel rooms are where notable poets may have stayed. You are sure to find a place that has all the in-room amenities as well as the rate you wish for. Make sure to reserve your London vintage hotel soon, or you could miss out on staying in one of these unique accommodations.

Frequently asked questions

What should I expect on my historical trip to London?
You’re likely already making plans to see the sights of historical relevance while on holiday in London. And while you’re here, you can check out the acclaimed theatre scene and picturesque gardens. You can also take time at the major shopping area in this family-friendly area.
Where's the best place to stay in London to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Château la Motte Guest House is a top 3.5-star B&B for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free breakfast and free WiFi. A couple of other options near historic sites include Idlewyld Inn & Spa and The New Elgin Motel.
How many historical hotels are there in London?
In London, there are 143 hotels bookable on Expedia, including 16 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical places and other sights in London?
London is notable for landmarks like Port Stanley Terminal Rail, Canada Southern Railway Station and Woodstock Museum National Historic Site. Known for its theatres, cultural venues include London Music Hall, Grand Theatre and Centennial Hall. Other popular sights include Budweiser Gardens and Covent Garden Market.
What is a historic hotel like in London?
By choosing a historic hotel, you can stay in a building that has an officially recognised historic designation. A castle, a palace or even a pub or an old police station can be identified as a historic hotel provided that it’s of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often found in the public spaces and guestrooms of historic hotels in London, giving a sense of history.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term “historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The architecture and building of historic hotels tend to be the most significant aspect. For a heritage hotel, it’s mainly the cultural value along with how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in London have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you might expect, while every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. WiFi, heating and air conditioning, updated bathroom facilities, and the normal amenities found in a hotel should be available at a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you choose a historic hotel in London, you won’t be staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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