The Best London Hotels For Sightseeing

From five-star sleeps just a stroll away from Buckingham Palace to swanky stays on the banks of the River Thames, these hotels are taking the legwork out of sightseeing in London (literally). Tick off the capital's best museums, buildings and parks before retiring back to a sumptuous suite or stylish room, making the most of the in-house bars and restaurants as you go. Whether you're new to the city, or are looking to indulge in a cheeky staycation, check out our guide to the best London hotels for sightseeing.

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W London

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Located in amongst the buzz of Leicester Square, W is a firm favourite with visitors looking to explore the city's most popular hotspots. Ideally placed to catch a show in the West End or check out the flashing lights of Piccadilly Circus, this sleek spot is also known for attracting the party crowd to its late-night Perception bar. 

The Rubens at The Palace Hotel

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After the best London hotels for sightseeing? Experience a taste of royalty at The Rubens At The Palace which is located just a stone's throw away from her Majesty's humble abode and the iconic Mall. Check into one of the sumptuous suites and enjoy views of Buckingham Palace's Royal Mews, before heading to the conservatory for a classic afternoon tea offering. 

York and Albany

Owned by Gordon Ramsay, the York and Albany offers a slice of rustic charm in the heart of North London. Originally a coaching house in the 1820s, the top London hotel now boasts a sunny restaurant, bar and multiple pop-ups throughout the year. Tear yourself away from the gorgeous interiors over to London Zoo, Regent's Park and Camden Market.