Set against the backdrop of London's gorgeous skyline (we're talking Big Ben, The Shard and co.), this haven sits atop The Trafalgar St. James. Expect live music and bottomless brunches at a modern hotel terrace in central London.
Hotels With A View In London
Boutique rooms, complimentary minibars, breakfast in bed; there's nothing like a lush hotel stay to treat yourself. But what about those times when you just want to get a taste of the high-life without the overnight stay? Whether you're out for after-work drinks or brunching on the weekend, this lot are upping the game with panoramic scenery and elevated perspectives. Check out our pick of the most stunning hotels with a view in London.
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A cosy retreat in the heart the West End Radio is perched on The Strand's swanky ME London hotel. Leave the sneakers at home, because this swanky spot is all about premium cocktails, luxury Champagne and seasonal bites with a side of style.
Not only does the Mercer Roof Terrace serve up a menu of British dishes like honey-glazed chicken, heritage tomatoes and afternoon tea, but this City hotel also touts luxury boutique rooms with views of The Shard, the Thames and some of London's most iconic landmarks.
One for all you party people, Jin Bo Law is a destination for weekend brunching, DJ parties and rooftop scenes. Located in the heart of the City, this Aldgate spot is home to comfy bedrooms, Asian-inspired cocktails and a stunning terrace that gives views of Tower Bridge, the Walkie Talkie, the Gherkin and beyond.
One of Canary Wharf's most photogenic offerings, Mthr lies on the 20th floor of The Collective. Whether you came for breakfast waffle and bloody marys or sharing dinner plates with a bottle of wine, this East London pick is a top choice any time of day.
A popular spot for after-work drinks, date nights and weekend lounging, Aviary is a City restaurant and bar that boasts sky-high views and botanical-themed cocktails. Head to the Montcalm Royal London House for a spa, gym, two restaurants and this bar touting pineapple creations, sharers and ice cold beers.
Housed in the tallest building in Western Europe, the Shangri-La Hotel is a real stunner. Think luxury rooms, world-class service and a bar in the form of GONG, which pairs striking interior and luxe cocktails with elevated views and a luxurious swimming pool. When you're done here, head all the way up to The View From The Shard for 360-degree views of the city from 2 viewing platforms.
Hotels with a view? It doesn't get much sexier than The Hoxton's latest outpost. There's over 190 rooms from 'shoebox' to 'biggy' and a variety of bars. Bringing NYC vibes to Southwark, seafood-centric restaurant Seabird is a gorgeous paradise that's ideal whether you're wining and dining or chilling with a coffee on the hotel terrace.
Home to über-cool nightclub Miranda and some of the edgiest hotel rooms in East London, the Ace Hotel is a great choice for a night out in Shoreditch. And when you're not hitting the dancefloor? Check out The Rooftop Bar for which is perfect for private parties with a view.
Out for boujee birthday celebrations? Fancy a cheeky date night? Head to Treehouse London for a slice of Mexico in the heart of Marylebone. Think leafy interiors and sweeping views with ceviche, tacos and margaritas to wash it all down.
The infamous members' hotel from Soho House, this Shoreditch spot is home to a rooftop that's ideal come rain nor shine. If you're able to get through the door, head past 26 bedrooms to check out the pool (or, perhaps, dive in) while sipping on something bubbly.
Situated on the 12th floor of the iconic Sea Containers hotel, 12th Knot is home to modern interiors, a lively atmosphere and beautiful views. With an enviable location along the Thames, it's no wonder that this riverside bar is bustling all week long.
Based in Canary Wharf, the Novotel Hotel is home to an on-site gym, pool and contemporary rooms. Bōkan takes over the 37th, 38th and 39th floors, with a big space that features many cosy snugs.