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5 Best Boutique Hotels in London
Batty Langley’s is an unusual and sumptuous boutique hotel in central London, offering an excellent mix of history and home-like comfort to its guests. The comfortable and spacious rooms come with antiques, magnificent bathrooms, hidden features, and all expected mod-cons. Fireplaces in the welcoming lounges, a library, a kitchen serving hearty British fare round the clock, and proximity to a major tube station are some of the major perks of staying here. • Map • Hotel phone: +44 (0)20 7377 4390 • Review of Batty Langley’s
With generous rooms that feature large beds, comfortable chairs, original art, colorful themes, and separate work areas, Ham Yard Hotel is a celebration of light and space. Its superb Piccadilly Circus location is complemented by it secluded courtyard, heavenly roof terrace, vintage bowling alley, and private theater. Other perks include an on-site gym, spa, restaurant, bar, and family-friendly rooms. • Map • Hotel phone: +44 (0)20 3642 2000 • Review of Ham Yard Hotel
One of Soho House group’s trendy hotels, Redchurch Townhouse fits right into its hip East London locale. The spacious and comfortable rooms feature a sumptuous mix of modernity and Victorian-era aesthetics, large and comfortable beds and bathrooms, and well-stocked mini-bars with fine china that seem to get bigger with the size of the rooms. Extras include Bluetooth Marshall speakers, designer toiletries in the bathrooms, a wonderful in-house Italian restaurant, home-like feel, and excellent service. • Map • Hotel phone: +44 (0)20 3819 8180 • Review of Redchurch Townhouse
Sanderson challenges the status quo of boutique hotels with its signature Philippe Starck design that shocks and awes at the same time. The bright, sizeable rooms feature silver tones, luxurious fabrics, all expected mod-cons, and glass-encased bathrooms. Designer extras include a floating staircase, 32-feet tall stained glass, purple pool table, 2 iconic bars, and a Japanese garden. This disabled- and family-friendly hotel is located just off Oxford Street and is within walking distance of several tourist attractions. • Map • Hotel phone: +44 (0)20 7300 1400 • Review of Sanderson
A green oasis with hanging gardens in the midst of London, The Mandrake offers several spiritual well-being options and themes to its guests, along with a soothing tropical-themed courtyard. Opulently-furnished guest rooms are spacious and colorful and feature large bathrooms. Guests are spoiled for choice among the three bars, including one outdoor with a rainforest feel, and a luxurious and highly-recommended South American restaurant. • Map • Hotel phone: +44 (0)20 3146 7770 • Review of The Mandrake Hotel