This Hilton's neighborhood is noticeably different from the tourist-lined streets of Mayfair, Trafalgar Square and Kensington. Middle Eastern folk walk the sidewalks and scents of kebabs and shawarma leak from the family-owned restaurants.Price: Moderately Expensive
Even though you'll be happier staying in other parts of town, this Holborn-area hotel will keep your healthy lifestyle in check. Don't misread our message: the location of this hotel is certainly safe, popular and worthy of consideration.Price: Moderately Expensive
Housed in a large, historic building located in the center of London, this Crowne Plaza is a convenient choice for travelers but barely makes our fitness cut. Accommodations are small, bright, cheery, but elementary.Price: Moderately Expensive
Guess where this hotel is located? You got it: it's within steps of London's famed Tower Bridge (and the London Bridge) and is a fantastic choice for athletic-minded travelers. The hotel maintains a modern flair from the lobby to the rooms.Price: Moderately Expensive
This hotel is likely not as familiar as those with an international brand, but athletic-minded travelers should certainly consider it, especially those desiring convenient (walkable) access to London's financial district.
This boutique 130-room property is hidden amongst the financial district's highrises and narrow streets.Price: Moderately Expensive
Located in the heart of the financial district, we recommend this hotel primarily for budget seekers. Rooms are simple and clean with typical hotel furnishings: bed, desk, and chair.
The Trafalgar is part of the Hilton family, but because the hotel operates as London's first unbranded Hilton property guests will likely be unaware of this affiliation. That means no Hilton signs and a lot of unique characteristics not found at other Hilton properties.
This 28-story high rise hotel overlooks the southeast corner of Hyde Park, very convenient for joggers. However, the hotel's adjacent location to other commercial and residential buildings means a few block walk is required to reach any store, restaurant or retail business.Price: Expensive
We spent the night in this splendid accommodation and came away very pleased. Located in the Mayfair area of London, a stay here puts you in close proximity to Hyde Park (perfect for runners), the Marble Arch Tube stop (4-blocks) and Oxford Street shopping.Price: Expensive
As you arrive at this hotel for the first time, it's hard not to marvel at its historic architecture and wish that the walls could talk. The museum-like Rosewood will take you back several hundred years in the best of ways.Price: Expensive
If you want to enjoy historical accommodations but don't want to sacrifice your exercise options, consider this "Leading Hotels of the World" property. The West End location means there are plenty of dining and entertainment options nearby.Price: Expensive
Intercontinental hotels are known for their upscale lodging experience and this location is a good representative for the reliable luxury hotel chain.Price: Expensive
This historic hotel has "casual luxury" as its theme with modern and upscale room décor and furnishings. Some unique characteristics abound the Andaz: there's neither a front desk nor concierge station.Price: Expensive
This swank and stylish modern accommodation shares a Hyde Park locale with other AMT recommended properties.. On the southeast corner of Hyde Park, Metropolitan is a great choice for outdoor enthusiasts proves useful to those athletic-minded travelers preferring to sweat indoors.Price: Expensive
Waldorf Hilton is a smart choice for those travelers desiring a home base convenient to the theater district. Just don't expect much peace and quiet in this bustling part of London.Price: Expensive
We can't ask for much more in a hotel. Four Seasons Canary Wharf not only scores high marks for its beautiful accommodation, but the fitness option is one of the best in London, making this property one of the best stay and sweat alternatives in the world!
Located amidst Canary Wharf's highrise office towers, the Marriott is a modern hotel catering to business travelers.Price: Moderately Expensive
This property offers one of the best hotel gym and fitness experiences in London. Carlton Tower's 216 rooms are attractively designed and decorated with contemporary furnishings and uplifting tones.Price: Moderately Expensive
This Marriot receives our recommendation primarily for its across-the-street location from Hyde Park, a haven for runners and walkers.Price: Moderately Expensive
The Marylbone Hotel is located in central London, close to Wigmore Hall, Grosvenor Square, and Hyde Park Speakers' Corner. Guest rooms are spacious and comfortable with modern amenities such as extra seating areas, multi-channel TV, air conditioning and data ports.Price: Moderately Expensive
The Cumberland boasts one of the best hotel locations in London. Across from the northeast corner of Hyde Park, a block away from the Marble Arch Tube stop and within steps of Oxford Street shopping and entertainment, myriad options are literally just beyond the front door.Price: Moderately Expensive
When writing about such an appealing property, it's always difficult to decide what to highlight first. As a privately-owned, 105-room accommodation and member of the Leading Small Hotels of the World, One Aldwych lives up to its reputation for unique design and unpretentious/dedicated service.Price: Moderately Expensive
Don't look for a bright sign, flags, or a large awning to advertise the entrance of this trendy hotel near Trafalgar Square.Price: Moderately Expensive
A popular choice for the tour group crowd (we saw a busload of travelers waiting beside their baggage in the lobby) and those on a tight budget, St. Giles gets our recommendation primarily for its proximity and relationship with the adjacent YMCA.
While we're not overly enthusiastic about this property, if you can find a room here "on the cheap," it's worth considering.