|51 Buckingham Gate
||020 7769 7766
||V. stylish 5-star luxury hotel and apartments close to Buckingham Palace.
||020 7581 5888
||Award-winning luxury B&B in South Kensington.
|Athenaeum Hotel and Apartments
||020 7499 3464
||Ever popular independent hotel on Piccadily at the Hyde park Corner end (near Buckingham Palace).
||020 7244 2255
||Stylish aparthotel (opened 2006)in Kensington. Many positive reviews.
|Berners Hotel, The
||020 7666 2001
||Popular 4-star hotel in London's West End. The Berners will be closed for much of 2006 while it undergoes a major refurbishment.
||020 7493 6020
||Stylish contemporary hotel in Mayfair comprising of 11 Georgian town houses with a total of 117 bedrooms (including 15 suites). Part of the Rocco Forte group.
|Carlton Tower Hotel, The
||020 7235 1234
||Luxury business hotel on Cadogan Place.
|Charlotte Street Hotel
||020 7806 2000
||Small elegant boutique hotel just north of Soho, with its own gym and film screening room. A *Firmdale hotel (See Notes)
|Chesterfield Hotel, The
||0845 634 2665
||Quiet, sophisticated 4-star in Mayfair
|Church Street Hotel
|| 'Eclectic' is a word invented for this hotel, hidden away in Camberwell, South London. Some say it is like sleeping in a Mexican/Cuban casita.
||020 7297 5555
||This 5-star, 'Doubletree by Hilton Hotel' boutique style hotel is located just off Regent Street in the former Marlborough Street Magistrates Court building - the second oldest magistrates court in the UK and scene for many famous cases in past years, involving the likes of John Lennon, Oscar Wilde, Johnny Rotten, Christine Keeler, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. Now the cells are snugs in the bar, the dining room is in the panelled former court, and it has its own private cinema!
||020 7806 1000
||Small (58-rooms) luxury hotel in the theatre district. A *Firmdale hotel (See Notes)
||0870 333 9280
||Large (1,000 rooms) contemporary design hotel at the top of Park Lane.
|Dean Street Townhouse
||020 7434 1775
||Comfortable 39-room 'home-from-home' in the heart of Soho. The small rooms are tiny but the large rooms have space for a classic standalone bathtub in the bedroom.
||020 7629 8888
||One of London's most internationally famous hotels, tucked away just off Park Lane.
|Dorset Square Hotel
||020 7723 7874
||Elegant regency townhouse hotel in Dorset Square near Baker Street.
|Egerton House Hotel
||020 7589 2412
||Elegant small luxury hotel in Knightsbridge.
||020 7584 5533
||Elegant Knightsbridge hotel in a terrace of four Victorian townhouses. The Franklin opened as an hotel in September 1992.
|Gore Hotel, The
||020 7584 6601
||Sumptuous luxury hotel in Kensington Gore.
||020 7396 9000
||London’s oldest 5-Star family run hotel, located next door to Buckingham Palace and Belgravia.
||020 7333 1000
||Luxury, contemporary design hotel in Belgravia.
||020 7434 1771
||Hotel for literary enthusiasts housed in three historic 18th century houses with sumptuous rooms named after writers and artists. One of them (new, summer 2010) has a private roof garden complete with a sliding glass roof!
||020 7470 4000
||Elegant modern hotel right in the heart of theatreland. A *Firmdale hotel (See Notes)
||020 8991 4450
||Small contemporary chic hotel in unusual location, on Hanger Lane (western outskirts).
||020 7584 6300
||Small elegant hotel in the heart of Knightsbridge. A *Firmdale hotel (See Notes)
||020 7973 7504
||Classic 5-star grand hotel on Regent Street opposite the BBC.
||020 7935 2010
||Small elegant hotel near Marble Arch/Oxford St with rooms, suites and serviced apartments.
||020 7589 6286
||Twelve-room luxury boutique hotel next door to Harrods.
|Lowndes Hotel, The
||0207 235 1234
||The Jumeirah Lowndes is an 87-room contemporary design luxury hotel in Belgravia. It is closed for refurbishment till the autumn of 2006.
||020 7447 1047
||Contemporary design hotel on Park Lane.
||020 7589 5232
||Luxury boutique hotel in mid-Victorian terrace in the heart of South Kensington. A *Firmdale hotel (See Notes).
|Montague on the Gardens, The
||020 7958 7731
||Townhouse hotel near the British Museum. Special rooms for women travellers.
||020 7300 1077
||Well-known luxury design hotel and regular award winner.
||020 7262 0905
||"Groovy" (eccentric) 30-room hotel near Hyde Park. Read their guest list. It's full of cool celebs from the fashion, music, tv and film industries.
||020 7727 2777
||Glamorous hotel and apartments in Notting Hill Gate with an impressive list of celebrity guests.
||020 7761 4000
||Modern boutique hotel in Knightsbride close to the museums.
|Ritz London, The
||020 7493 8181
||Landmark London hotel celebrating its centenary this year (2006).
|Renaissance Chancery Court Hotel
||020 7829 9888
||Modern luxury business hotel (part of Marriott) in a grand historic building.
||020 7336 0931
||Sophisticated and slightly eccentric small hotel (33 rooms) near the Bank of England, that describes itself as being "more private club than hotel".
|Royal Garden Hotel
||020 7937 8000
||5-star hotel overlooking Kensington Gardens.
|San Domenico House
||020 7581 5757
||Ornate luxury boutique hotel with 15 richly decorated rooms in Chelsea.
||0800 7671 7671
||One of London's best-known luxury hotels. Has been undergoing a huge rennovation recently (2009).
|Soho Hotel, The
||020 7559 3000
||A popular 91-room boutique hotel on Leicester Square with beautiful rooms, but at a price. A *Firmdale hotel (See Notes).
|St. Martins Lane
||020 7300 5500
||Very stylish luxury design hotel with lots of quirky touches. The 204 rooms are light (floor to ceiling windows) and white, which enables guests to apply whatever mood they like to the room with controllable colour-wash lighting. The confusingly named St Martins' Lane is on St Martins Lane. It was an Ian Schrager brand hotel when it opened in 1999, and he is still the major shareholder.
|Sydney House Chelsea
||020 7376 7711
||Fashionable boutique hotel in Chelsea.
|Ten Manchester Street Hotel
||020 73175 900
||Luxury boutique hotel midway between Oxford Street and Regents Park. It has two unusual aspects: an all-weather humidor & terrace for cigar smokers, and four of its ground floor suites have their own private terrace.
|Trafalgar Hilton, The
||020 7870 2900
||Hard to be more centrally located than this; contemporary design hotel right next to Nelson's column and with an excellent roof garden from which it can all be surveyed.
|Twenty Nevern Square, London
||020 7565 9555
||Stylish Victorian townhouse hotel in the West End.
||020 7629 7755
||Contemporary 4-star on Bond Street. Perfect for up-market shopping breaks!
||020 7324 4444
||Contemporary design hotel in Clerkenwell. In fact they market it as a 'restaurant with rooms', 59 of them.