This ‘hidden gem’ London hotel has been named the best in the UK

The UK is full of luxurious, fancy and impressive hotels, offering a stay so good you’ll never forget it. We can expect to find some of the very best in London, but this year the top pick isn’t a five-star icon like The Ritz or the The Langham, oh no. TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice ‘Best of the Best’ Hotel Awards has declared a ‘hidden gem’ hotel, in the capital’s Covent Garden, comes out on top.

The Resident Covent Garden is a four-star hotel that has been crowned the best in the UK for 2022, rising up from fourth place last year. Out of 1,027 guest reviews on TripAdvisor, an impressive 973 of them have given it the top ‘Excellent’ rating.

The Resident Covent Garden best hotels uk
The Resident Covent Garden

TripAdvisor’s annual awards are based on the quality and quantity of traveller reviews and ratings posted on the website over a 12-month period, so the results are based on the opinions of real travellers.

The positive reviews for The Resident Covent Garden tend to mention the central London location and the Nespresso coffee machines in the bedrooms. ‘The staff were some of the most friendly and professional I have ever encountered,’ wrote one reviewer. Another guest described the hotel as a ‘hidden gem in the heart of London’.

So which other hotels around the UK were deemed the best?…

The best UK hotels, according to TripAdvisor

1. The Resident Covent Garden, London

2. The Green Park Hotel, Pitlochry, Scotland

3. Royal Lancaster London

4. The Lodge on Loch Goil, Scotland

5. Bankside Hotel, London (read our review here)

6. Hotel 41, London

7. The Resident Victoria, London

The Resident Victoria
The Resident Victoria

8. The Stafford London

9. One Aldwych, London

10. The Hari, London

11. The Morley Hayes Hotel, Morley

12. The Montague on The Gardens, London

13. The Milestone Hotel and Residences, London

14. The Berkeley, London

15. 11 Cadogan Gardens, London

16. The Resident Soho, London

17. Holmes Hotel London

18. Shangri-La The Shard, London

19. Claridge’s, London

20. Taj 51 Buckingham Gates Suites and Residences, London

21. Lawton & Lauriston Court Hotel, Llandudno

22. Tynedale Hotel, Llandudno

23. The Connaught, London

24. 130 Queen’s Gate, London

25. Fairlawns Hotel And Spa, Aldridge

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