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Finding affordable hotels in London can be a difficult task. With the hustle and bustle of this great city, you want to be able to get a good night’s sleep in a central (and stylish!) hotel without breaking the bank.
Good news! We’ve done the legwork for you and found some of the most affordable hotels in London under $200 a night that will still look great on your Instagram feed. From boujee boutique hotels in Kensington & Chelsea, to uber-cool apartments near Tower Bridge, your wallet will thank us for finding these affordable London hotels.
So let’s get into it! Here’s my pick of the Best Affordable Hotels in London.
The first on our list of the Best Hotels Affordable Hotels in London is Native Bankside.
Set along a cobblestone street, this sophisticated apartment hotel in a converted Victorian-style tea warehouse is just a 2-minute walk from Shakespeare’s Globe theatre and a 7-minute walk from Borough Market.
Ranging from studios to 2-bedroom apartments, the stylish quarters with wooden floors offer free Wi-Fi and TVs, as well as kitchenettes, dishwashers and washer/dryers. Some apartments also come with separate living and dining areas and sofabeds.
Hart Shoreditch Hotel London
Next on our list of the Best Affordable Hotels in London is Hart Shoreditch Hotel London.
On a main road lined with eateries and bars, this ritzy hotel in a brick building is 6 minutes away by foot from Old Street train station and a short stroll from both Spitalfields Market and the famous Indian cuisine along Brick Lane.
Polished rooms feature Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and mini-fridges, as well as tea and coffee-making facilities. Interconnecting family rooms can sleep up to 4 guests. Suites come with separate living rooms.
Amenities include a sophisticated Mediterranean restaurant and a lively Turkish-inspired bar, plus meeting space and a 24-hour gym.
Melia London Kensington
Third on our list on the Best Affordable Hotels in London is Melia London Kensington.
A 2-minute walk from Gloucester Road tube station, this sophisticated hotel is a 10-minute walk from the Natural History Museum and just a short walk from Hyde Park.
The chic rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minibars, and tea and coffee-making equipment. Upgraded rooms and suites feature espresso machines and Bluetooth speakers and suites also come with separate living areas and sofabeds.
The hotel has a stylish Mediterranean restaurant, plus a cosy cocktail bar with a fireplace and big-screen sports. Other amenities at Melia London Kensington include a fitness centre, a business centre and meeting space.
Set among the modern towers of the Whitechapel commercial district, the upmarket Leman Locke apartment hotel is just a minute’s walk from Aldgate East tube station, a mile from the Tower of London and 2 miles from the contemporary art collection at the Tate Modern.
The sophisticated studios have free Wi-Fi and minibars, plus smart TVs, sitting areas and kitchenettes. The 1-bedroom apartments also come with separate living rooms.
Complimentary fitness classes are available. Other amenities include a hip restaurant, a cocktail bar, and a terrace with a BBQ, plus a gym.
Hotel Indigo Leicester Square
Next on our list of the Best Affordable Hotels in London is Hotel Indigo Leicester Square.
Located right on Leicester Square in the West End’s theatre district, this art deco—inspired, upscale hotel is 3 minutes’ walk from the National Gallery art museum and short walk from Buckingham Palace.
The stylish rooms with theatre-inspired decor offer free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, as well as coffeemakers and mini-fridges. Upgraded rooms feature city or Leicester Square views and some come with balconies.
A refined rooftop restaurant, offers views of London’s skyline.
Next on our list of the Best Affordable Hotels in London is Inhabit.
In a tree-lined commercial area close to Paddington Station, this chic, wellness-themed hotel is less than 1 mile from Hyde Park and 2 miles from Buckingham Palace.
The cosy rooms feature complimentary Wi-Fi access, desks and flat-screen TVs.
Breakfast and lunch are offered in a bright dining area; organic drinks and cold-pressed juices are available. There’s also a gym, an infrared sauna and meditation pods.
Last, but not least, on our list of the Best Affordable Hotels in London is Bermonds Locke.
Set a 13-minute walk from London Bridge tube station, this polished apartment hotel is 5 minutes away on foot from the hip White Cube art gallery, and a short stroll from the food stalls at Borough Market.
The chic, contemporary studios feature Wi-Fi, smart TVs, and kitchenettes with washer/dryers, plus dining areas. Upgraded studios have sofas and/or terraces, and the 1-bedroom apartments come with separate living rooms.
There are complimentary yoga sessions. Other amenities include a fitness room and a co-working space.
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