Find a cool boutique hotel in London

When searching for cool boutique hotels, London certainly offers some spectacularly pricey options. However, don’t get driven into the arms of dull functional chains just yet. We’ll have you know that you can stay somewhere quite reflective of London’s reputation without depleting your bank account.

By JAY KAY

  • Blakes London

    Thought to be the very first luxury boutique hotel, Blakes London was founded back in 1978 by ex-Bond girl turned hotelier and designer Anoushka Hempel.

  • The Zetter Hotel

    Among the trendy bars and restaurants of Clerkenwell stands The Zetter, a hotel so sharp you could almost cut yourself on its super sleek interiors.

  • The Rookery Hotel

    Inspired by Clerkenwell's dark past, The Rookery Hotel is a place of period charm and individually styled bedrooms - a great hideaway for romantic souls.

  • Belgraves Hotel

    The entrance, reception and lobby of Belgraves speak volumes about what you should expect of this handsome metro-sexual pad of Belgravia.

  • No.5 Maddox Street

    No. 5 Maddox Street is an unconventional set up of modern glamorous apartments that allow you the space and freedom of your own classy pad with all the benefits of a boutique hotel.

  • Rough Luxe

    In Rough Luxe you may gain an impression that the room decorators may have left a tad early but the unfinished paint job is all part of the quirky design.

  • Shoreditch House

    The luminous rooftop pool, shiny copper bar and Cowshed spa only hint at the full extent of your experience at the trendy Shoreditch House.

  • Andaz Hotel

    The City boundaries house very few hotels let alone the boutique kind. In that Andaz Liverpool Street is quite unique for it is the only one in this area to merit the tag of ‘cool’ rather well.

Updated: 26 May 2013