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Sunborn London
4 out of 5
Royal Victoria Dock, London, England
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The price is $132 per night
6.55 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,040 reviews)

"Everything was amazing, we had such a lovely time. The room was very spacious and everything you could want is there. Will definately go back"…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2020

Sunborn London
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
4 out of 5
200 Westminster Bridge Road, London, England
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The price is $148 per night
0.63 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (5,008 reviews)

"Apart from the qeues and waiting time to check in there was nothing to not like. Stay was amazing, spacious bed and beautiful bathroom. Would stay there again"…"

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
Brit Hotels London Court
3 out of 5
194-196 Earls Court Road, London, England
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The price is $63 per night
3.02 mi from city center
4.4/5Excellent! (776 reviews)

"Excellent location, close to everything. Staff were friendly and informative"…"

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2020

Brit Hotels London Court

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Shangri La Hotel At The Shard London
5 out of 5
31 St Thomas Street, London, England
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The price is $568 per night
1.76 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (995 reviews)

"The afternoon tea we had was not the greatest i dont't know if it is to do with the pandemic but felt the scones were not fresh."…"

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

Shangri La Hotel At The Shard London
Leonardo Royal London St Paul’s
5 out of 5
10 Godliman Street, London, England
Free Cancellation
The price is $120 per night
1.28 mi from city center
4.1/5Very Good! (1,226 reviews)

"Wonderful hotel conveniently located within walking distance to many sights. Very clean, and nice bathrooms. Rooms are slightly dated but the breakfast was great"…"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

Leonardo Royal London St Paul’s
The Rubens At The Palace
5 out of 5
39 Buckingham Palace Road, London, England
Free Cancellation
The price is $250 per night
0.91 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,000 reviews)

"The staff are amazing, nothing is too much trouble...the breakfast is delicious and the location is excellent 2 min walk to Victoria tube"…"

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2020

The Rubens At The Palace
ME London
5 out of 5
336-337 The Strand, London, England
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The price is $273 per night
0.5 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (922 reviews)

"I liked the building design and atmosphere. Staff was very attentive and helpfull"…"

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

ME London
Montcalm Royal London House - City Of London
5 out of 5
22-25 Finsbury Square, London, England
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The price is $131 per night
2.05 mi from city center
4.6/5Wonderful! (828 reviews)

"Due to Covid a lot of changes where implemented. The staff where all very welcoming and pleasant. Very knowledgeable and happy to help. The hotel is adequately sign posted everywhere for social distancing. We had to keep going to reception to ask them questions and get robes and towels as the phone ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Montcalm Royal London House - City Of London
The Grand at Trafalgar Square
4 out of 5
8 Northumberland Avenue, London, England
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The price is $114 per night
0.09 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (1,109 reviews)

"Great hotel in excellent location"…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

The Grand at Trafalgar Square
The Montcalm London Marble Arch
5 out of 5
2, Wallenberg Place, London, England
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The price is $159 per night
1.46 mi from city center
4.3/5Excellent! (391 reviews)

"Great location, great place, great service, great price"…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2020

The Montcalm London Marble Arch
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Visiting London

History buffs will enjoy exploring London, and visitors give high marks for the popular theater scene, fascinating museums, and interesting architecture. Tourists who journey to this vibrant city can discover its art, monuments, and entertainment choices. Top sights in the city include Nelson's Column, Trafalgar Square, and National Gallery.

  • There are 11797 hotels and other accommodations in London
  • The closest major airport is in London (LCY-London City), 7.6 mi (12.3 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in London (LHR-Heathrow), 14.1 mi (22.7 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in London

Known for its theaters, museums, and art, the city's cultural venues include National Gallery, London Coliseum, and Her Majesty's Theatre. Attractions like Coca-Cola London Eye, Sea Life London Aquarium, and BT Tower are fun for kids of all ages. Its historic sites and monuments are notable and landmarks include Nelson's Column, Trafalgar Square, and St. Martin-in-the-Fields.

In London, you'll find 11797 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have ample places to choose from for your holiday retreat. Here you'll find top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Croham Park Bed & Breakfast - This 4-star bed & breakfast in Croham features free breakfast and free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its proximity to the airport and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Parklands B&B - This 3.5-star bed & breakfast is a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and helpful staff.
  • Ham Yard Hotel, Firmdale Hotels - This 5-star hotel in London City Centre features a restaurant, free WiFi, and a fitness center. Expedia customers love its room size and surrounding nightlife.

Other favorite sights in London include Leicester Square, The Strand, and Piccadilly Circus. Outside the city, popular places to see include Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, 17.6 mi/28.4 km from the heart of the city, and Bluewater Shopping Centre, which is 17.8 mi (28.6 km) away.

Getting Around London

With so many transportation options, exploring all of London is simple. Walk to nearby metro stations like Charing Cross Underground Station, Embankment Station, and Leicester Square Underground Station. If you want to see more of the area, hop aboard a train from London Charing Cross Station, London Waterloo Station, or London Waterloo East Station.

Dressing for London

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 53°F and the nighttime average to be 36°F
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 70°F during the day and 40°F at night
  • July through September averages 72°F during the day and 49°F at night
  • In October-December, the average temperature is 61°F during the day and 37°F at night
  • About 23.30 inches of rain falls on London each year
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 70°F, while the coldest months are February and January with an average of 36°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in London?
Blackbird is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. It is located a short 14-minute walk from Kensington High Street. Reviews from our site also recommend Ham Yard Hotel, Firmdale Hotels and The Resident Covent Garden as top options for your trip.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in London, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals available in London.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to London?
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What's the best place to stay on a budget in London?
Based on reviews, YHA London St Pancras - Hostel is a popular property for our travelers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and a bar. Other choices for your budget-friendly stay include Wardonia and Crestfield Hotel.
What's the best place to stay in Kings Cross St. Pancras?
With 236 hotels and other accommodations to choose from in this neighborhood, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for as you plan your trip. Based on Expedia customer reviews, Judd Hotel is the highest ranked property in Kings Cross St. Pancras. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 4-minute walk from British Library. Other favorite options in the area include The Pack And Carriage London and Megaro Hotel.
What's a favorite place to stay in Paddington?
In this neighborhood, there are 744 lodging options for your stay, so you should find the perfect accommodation for your trip. Kensington Court Hotel Notting Hill is a favorite with our customers staying in Paddington. This 3-star hotel offers free WiFi and a business center. It is located a short 6-minute walk from Kensington Gardens. Travelers also recommend Roseate House London and Signature Townhouse Hyde Park as top choices in the neighborhood.
What's the best accommodation for a family vacation in London?
Crowne Plaza London - Kings Cross is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features 2 restaurants and free WiFi. Other good options for your stay with the kids include London Marriott Hotel Maida Vale and Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London. Attractions like London Eye and Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum are also fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for couples in London?
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London is a favorite 4-star hotel for couples, and features comfy beds and a full-service spa. Other good options for your romantic getaway include Rosewood London and Sea Containers London.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation in London?
Rosewood London is a top hotel for people traveling with their pets, and offers 2 restaurants and a full-service spa for its human guests. Other good options to stay with your pet include Novotel London ExCeL and The Lodge Hotel - Putney.
What's the best hotel to stay close to O2 Arena?
Adjacent to O2 Arena, InterContinental London - The O2 is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and 2 restaurants. Other good choices within a short distance include Radisson Blu Edwardian New Providence Wharf Hotel and Holiday Inn Express London - Greenwich.
What about the best place to stay near Hyde Park?
One of the top choices for your stay is Hard Rock Hotel London, located a short 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Hyde Park, and this 4.5-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Thistle Kensington Gardens and Hilton London Metropole are other good choices nearby.
What are some hotels with pools in London?
M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City is a popular 5-star hotel featuring an indoor pool, a children’s pool, and a full-service spa. Other choices that offer an onsite pool include Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London and Thistle Barbican Shoreditch.

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