Looking for cool hotels in London? From a modern aparthotel in Dalston, to quirky accommodation slap-bang in the centre of London, these hotels offer up unique stays within the capital.
Cool hotels in London
Bermonds Locke, London Bridge
Whether a city dweller or visiting from outside of town, Bermonds Locke couldn’t offer a cooler retreat. Situated within walking distance of some of London’s favourite hot-spots and landmarks, from Bermondsey Street and The Shard to Borough Market and Shad Thames, you really are spoilt for choice.
Montcalm East, Shoreditch
The former M by Montcalm has undergone a complete transformation, taking inspiration from the pioneering heritage of its surroundings and channeling its artistic energy through its design and partners. As a design-forward hotel there’s a plethora on offer. From an all-day bar and restaurant – Moor + Mead, to an on-site spa that provides an ideal sanctuary to rest and reset.
The Londoner, Leicester Square
London’s Leicester Square is a bustling tourist hot-spot. It now boasts a new head-turning hotel, The Londoner, which marks itself as the world’s first super-boutique hotel. And that it is. Every-corner of this hotel has been well thought out and finished, from the façade dressed in vivid blue tiles to the decadent and luxurious interiors that continue throughout.
The Hux Hotel, South Kensington
Blink and you’ll miss it. Seriously, an unassuming doorway at the Hyde Park end of Kensington High Street is all that tells you that this is where The Hux Hotel is. You could easily walk right passed if you weren’t looking for it, but those who are in the know are in on one of London’s best kept secrets.
The Standard, King’s Cross
King’s Cross London is buzzing with vibrant energy and style, which aptly defines The Standard. With awesome neighbours including the shopping and foodie hotspot, Coal Drops Yard, and the destination station, St Pancras, the hotel is in great company. If you’re after a city stay-cay that’ll make you feel like you’ve stepped into a Californian-style party – cool, colourful and filled with cocktails – The Standard is it.
Kingsland Locke, Dalston
Aparthotel brand Locke have done it again, this time situated in one of London’s most eclectic neighbourhoods. With an abundance on offer, including its own on-site microbrewery and gin distillery, this latest Locke is the chic getaway we’ve all been craving. With an ode to the areas artists, architects and collaborators you really feel as if you’re experiencing a snippet of Dalston living, and where better situated than opposite the legendary Rio Cinema.
As you walk around oohing and aahing, you notice the Mid-century focus and passion the hotel has for the design period. This is encapsulated through the furniture, lighting, sculptures and ceramics and all readily available for you to enjoy at your own leisure.