Similar to the artsy SoHo neighborhood of New York City, London’s Soho area is a hip, fashionable entertainment district. Together with other neighborhoods that make up the West End, Soho is an excellent area in which to stay during any visit to London, particularly if you happen to be interested in unique shops, live theater, and independent films. Continue reading to learn more about the boutique hotels in the area that you’ll certainly want to splash out on for a stay in Soho, London.
Instantly become a socialite when you arrive for a booked stay at the Soho Hotel with their complimentary welcome gift and cocktail at the on-site bar. This lovely luxury boutique offers guests exquisitely designed common spaces including a bright dining area with modern prints bedecking the walls, furniture, and area rug, as well as a lounge/library with more muted prints and enveloping armchairs.
The rooms are just as unique as the public areas, with different décor depending on your room selection. But whether you opt for a Superior Room or Deluxe Junior Suite, you will be comfortable in the cozy bed offering luxurious linens. This hotel also has two private cinemas!
The Soho Hotel
If you are seeking a hotel stay with an inspiring interior décor, Ham Yard Hotel is the perfect option. The rooms are plush, with perfect mix of colorful prints and muted, calming colors. All rooms feel very special, so whether you’re opting to stay in a Deluxe Room or Terrace Suite, you’ll be comfortable and pampered.
Other amenities offered at the Ham Yard Hotel include a retail space, small bowling alley, an on-site restaurant, and a rooftop garden from which you can enjoy views of Soho.
Ham Yard Hotel
This luxury boutique hotel is sleek and modern yet grand and old-world in both its room and common space décor. Rooms are decorated with warm, muted colors, and bathrooms are definitely luxurious with white marble, a bathtub, plush linens, and exclusive toiletries. As Hotel Café Royal is located in a historic building that once catered to the artistic elite of London—like Oscar Wilde, guests also enjoy an elegant, grand entrance with stained glass windows. The on-site restaurant has ornate gilded ceilings with frescoes and live piano music to complete the ambiance.
Hotel Café Royal
Hazlitt’s is an exclusive hotel offering 23 unique rooms outfitted with royal décor. Rich, deep colors, such as chocolate brown, royal blue, and ruby red, compose the bedding, wall colors, and plush window treatments. Some rooms even have canopied four poster beds, and all beds are comfortable, draped with rich linens, and feature several decorative pillows.
This luxurious décor is fitting for the historic building in which Hazlitt’s is located, which was once home to William Hazlitt who was a writer in the early 19th century. To honor the era and former owner, Hazlitt’s has kept a literary theme throughout and offers a calm, serene atmosphere to guests who prefer to snuggle into their fancy bed with a good book.
Address: 6 Frith Street, Soho Square, London, England
Price: from 308 USD
Star Rating: 17.5 out of 20
Located just outside of Soho in Bloomsbury, the Bloomsbury Hotel is conveniently located near British Museum, bookstores, and a university. A highlight of the hotel is certainly the large terrace restaurant, the Dalloway Terrace, which incorporates local fresh ingredients into their meals and afternoon tea.
The rooms at the Bloomsbury Hotel are contemporary yet classic, with bright white paint and large windows letting light flood in. Pops of color are scattered throughout the room, elevating the look of the hotel room. The bathrooms at the Bloomsbury Hotel are also glorious, with either a standup shower or bathtub, marble tiles, and plush towels.
The Bloomsbury Hotel
The colored windows at St. Martins Lane Hotel make the building easy to find among other area skyscrapers. The rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows offering views of the London skyline. Within the rooms, enjoy crisp white décor with minimalist yet cozy furnishings. Amenities provided at St. Martins Lane Hotel are USB charging stations, a flat screen TV with media and music. In the lobby, there is an exclusive bar with mixologists creating tea cocktails as well as a restaurant serving Sino-Latino Cuban fusion.
St. Martins Lane Hotel
The traditional exterior of the Haymarket Hotel is in complete contrast with the interior that features modern embellishments. Common spaces feature bright red couches and a bright rug, intricate paintings, and areas to relax with your partner or friends.
Enjoy a relaxing stay in the rejuvenating and luxurious rooms at the Haymarket Hotel. Room options range from Luxury Room for two to Townhouse for four people with two king beds. Light but captivating and playful patterns adorn the rooms. Seating areas are also located in all rooms to provide a private place for you to rest in between sightseeing.
With a typical London exterior, the Charlotte Hotel will feel as though it is right out of your dreams for a London vacation. As you enter the hotel, you’ll see a comfortable lobby with geometrically patterned chairs and helpful hotel staff. Common rooms, each with a fireplace, will greet you after a day out in the iconic London rain.
The rooms are just a cozy as the rest of the hotel, with bright accent patterns, large headboards, and antique bedside tables. The hotel also has a small cinema with seats for approximately 60.
Charlotte Street Hotel
The Pelham Hotel is a lovely option for those seeking a convenient location, lively décor, and ample common areas for relaxing. Amenities at the Pelham Hotel include late check-out, a discount on dinning at the on-site restaurant, heated towel bars, luxurious toiletries, Wi-Fi, and TV. The decor is unique from room to room, but all feature comfortable beds, luxurious bathrooms, and expensive detailing.
The Pelham Hotel
Fully immerse yourself in eccentric British style and culture by strolling through the hallways at the Ampersand Hotel to spot the curiosities and objets d’art that are dotted throughout the property. To get more of a taste of British lifestyle, head to the on-site restaurant—the Drawing Rooms—which offers prim afternoon tea and Victorian coffee.
Rooms are stately with a pillowed headboard, luxurious chaise lounge, shower or bath, and L’Occitane toiletries.
The Ampersand Hotel
Pick up, London is calling
By staying in one of these 10 luxurious boutique hotels, you’ll be situated close to art, culture, unique shops, and fabulous restaurants that will allow you to really get the most of your holiday. Staying in or near the Soho district in London is the perfect place from which to explore this incredible international city.
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