I gather that if you found this page that you are searching for a hotel with a view in London; a place where you can see landmarks like St Paul’s Cathedral, Big Ben and Tower Bridge? Nothing completes a trip like a hotel room with a view, or a top floor bar with stunning city vistas. London is not short of hotels with amazing views and some of the best have only been built in the last few years. I’ve done your research for you and picked out a selection of hotels that provide the absolute best views in the city.
Shangri La Shard
Looking for the hotel with the best views in London? You just found it! The Shangri La hotel is situated within the tallest building in London, the stunning Shard skyscraper. the 5 star hotel is located very close to central London on floors 34-52 of the 1000 foot high building, so no matter what floor you stay on you are guaranteed an amazing view. What will you see? Landmarks like tower Bridge and St Paul’s Cathedral are easily visible and you’ll also spot the London Eye and Big Ben.
Every room in the Shangri La is a luxurious suite with stunning landmark views of London. Shangri La also features the highest bar in the city and the highest swimming pool, in fact the hotel has dedicated its highest floor to a the luxury pool and spa.
London Hilton Park Lane
One of London’s top hotels for decades, the elegant Hilton Park lane is one the luxury hotel company’s landmark branches. Moments away from Mayfair, Buckingham Palace and literally opposite beautiful Hyde Park, you really couldn’t be more centrally located. The 30 story high hotel provides stunning views of the city and rooms on the top half of the building will look over all of London.
The Hilton Park Lane is a 5 star hotel with over 400 rooms. Rooms are available in a variety of sizes, styles and prices but regardless of which room you choose, you are guaranteed luxury in one of London’s top hotels for views. To top it off, the hotel boasts a rooftop bar and Michelin-starred restaurant with truly panoramic views across the whole city.
Park Plaza County Hall
Is the London Eye your number 1 favorite London landmark? Well if you stay at the Park Plaza Hotel you are pretty much guaranteed the best view of the London Eye compared to any other hotel in the city. Located on London’s South Bank, this newly built 4 star hotel is a short walk away from Big Ben, the London Aqarium and of course the London Eye.
Most rooms in the Park Plaza Hotel come with a balcony so you can soak in the atmosphere and enjoy one of the best views London has to offer.
Hilton Tower Bridge
This contemporary hotel is the perfect place to sit back and enjoy views of London’s most ancient landmarks as well as some of its newest buildings. Location a short 5 minute walk from the world famous Tower Bridge, you’ll be the envy of all your friends once you post pictures from the rooftop bar and restaurant. With both the giant Shard skyscraper and historic tower of London in the same view, you are treated to a dramatic scene.
Guests flock to the 4 star Lancaster London hotel thanks to its unrivalled and stunning views over Hyde Park. Guests can choose a room with a view which will guarantee a view of Hyde Park, the London Eye and Houses of Parliament. The hotel is located around 10 minutes from London’s premiere shopping district and Buckingham Palace isn’t far away.
ME London Strand
With one of the best roof terraces in the city, ME London Strand is a top contender for best hotel view in London. Whilst only the top few floors of the hotel enjoy similar views of London, everyone staying at ME London Strand will be able to make use of the giant rooftop terrace with panoramic views of the city. Enjoy a drink, relax and watch the sun set over landmarks like St Paul’s Cathedral, the Shard and the skyscrapers of The City.
Rooms are modern, luxurious and comfortable, with all the amenities you would expect of a modern city hotel such as a flat screen TV and free Wifi. Covent Garden and the River Thames are only a short walk away and the hotel hosts two highly rated restaurants.
The Trafalgar Hotel
The view from the top floor lounge bar at this hotel is truly historic and is one of the reasons why the Trafalgar Hotel is one of London’s top rates hotels. Situated on Trafalgar Square, this hotel is literally in the centre of London. The rooftop bar an lounge, aptly named ‘Vista’, provides a romantic and charming view of London’s most cherished buildings. Big Ben is a 15 minute walk away and there is a tube station just outside the hotel.
London Marriot County Hall
If you want a view that will truly take your breath away then the London Marriott Hotel at County Hall should just about do it. The stunning 5 star hotel, located in one of London’s most exquisite building,s is situated next to the River Thames and almost opposite the Houses of Parliament. Rooms will look out onto the river and directly at some of the most stunning buildings in the world.
Rooms are elegantly decorated in a rustic style to suite to grandeur of the hotel building. Bathrooms are marble and you’ll find Wifi, flat screen TV’s and a minibar in every room. You’ll also have exclusive use of one of London’s best swimming pools and spa’s
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