The 80-bedroom South Place hotel derives its inspiration from many of the things that make the capital buzz: cultural diversity, understated wit and an easy sense of self. Within the hotel you’ll find the more than ample Angler, the Michelin-starred seafood restaurant with roof terrace, and 3 South Place Bar & Grill. Like many of the best art hotels, it has a commissioned number of pieces of art especially for the hotel, its restaurant and bars.
3 South Place, London EC2M
020 3503 0000MAP
Part of the Radisson hotel group, this 4-star deluxe hotel is a sleek riverside retreat located opposite the O2 arena and close to Canary Wharf.
5 Fairmont Avenue, London E14 9PQ
+44 (0)20 7987 2050MAP
A quirky and aesthetically impeccable mini-hotel, 40 Winks offers a whimsically glamorous alternative to bland chain accommodation. This Queen Anne townhouse is not about mod-cons and technology, but what it lacks here it more than makes up for in personality.
109 Mile End Road, London E1 4UJ
+44 (0)20 7790 0259MAP
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 1051MAP
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 4444MAP