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Threadneedles

Threadneedles

An intimate five-star boutique hotel with beautiful period features set in the heart of the City. Once an old banking hall, this building breathes city life, and it's worth popping in whether you're staying here or not, just to take a look at its magnificent stained glass dome ceiling in the lobby.

5 Threadneedle Street, London EC2R 8AY

+44 (0)20 7657 8080

www.hotelthreadneedles.co.uk

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Andaz

Andaz

One of the original London railway hotels, this 5-star quintessentially English place to stay is modern, exquisitely furnished and in a great location. Its beautiful redbrick Victorian exterior houses 264 modern bedrooms, making it a thoroughly British hotel in the centre of the city.

40 Liverpool Street, London EC2M 7QN

+44 (0)‎20 3027 9779‎

www.london.liverpoolstreet.andaz.hyatt.com

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DoubleTree by Hilton - Tower of London

Doubletree by hilton - tower of london

As well as a warm welcome, DoubleTree hotel also offers signature chocolate chip cookies on arrival. Already off to a good start, this contemporary hotel has rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and its rooftop Skylounge offers incredible views of the city skyline.

7 Pepys Street, London EC3N 4AF

+44 (0)20 7709 1000

doubletree3.hilton.com/en/index.html

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The Rookery

The rookery

Full of character, this boutique hotel is warm and welcoming. Small and sumptuous, bedrooms boast wood-panelled walls, pictures, rugs and antique furniture. As if these wonderful surroundings weren't enough, fresh croissants are baked every morning and served in your room or the conservatory.

12 Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6DS

+44 (0)20 7336 0931

www.rookeryhotel.com

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BOUNDARY

Boundary

When the great Sir Terence Conran turned his sights on East London, this hotel was the result. Boundary is on the corner of Redchurch Street, arguably the most fashionable in the city, and boasts a cafe full of the young and the hip plus a stunning rooftop restaurant.

2-4 Boundary Street, London E2 7DD

+44 (0)20 7729 1051

www.theboundary.co.uk

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ZETTER

Zetter

Zetter has everything you want from a city boutique hotel, with perfectly formed rooms and a superb in-house bistro. And the penthouse is among the best hotel rooms in London, for those of you that can.

St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1M 5RJ

+44 (0)20 7324 4444

www.thezetter.com

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