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, Thames river views, and elevated balcony perspectives. Check out our pick of the most stunning hotels with a view in London.
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If you make your way to the top floor of this pretty Leicester Square hotel, you'll discover a Japanese restaurant that boasts fantastic views of the city's skyline. At 8 at The Londoner, you can take in the sights while tucking into tasty food and drink.
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.
London hotels with a view? 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.
If you're searching for a hotel with stunning views of Shakespeare's Globe and the Tate Modern, then make your way to The Westin London City. Enjoy their gorgeous rooms, spa and if you're feeling hungry, be sure to check out their wine bar and restaurant, Hithe + Seek.
A luxury aparthotel in East London, The Gate boasts stunning views of the surrounding city skyline. Join them for an overnight stay and you'll be greeted with stylish interiors, upscale dining and a gorgeous bar with an outdoor terrace that's made to be shared on the 'gram.
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.
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.
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 hotel on the river is bustling all week long.
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.
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.