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Best hotels in London with a view

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Climb up high and enjoy the scenery from some of the best London hotels with a view. From rooftop pools and restaurants to rooms with views across London’s landmarks, make your stay in the city special at one of London's top hotels with a view.

Best hotels in central London with a view

Shangri-La The Shard, London

Woman looks out over London skyline from Shangri-La The Shard Sky Pool

Head 34 floors up to Shangri-La The Shard, London, where Europe’s highest hotel pool can be found with showstopper views across London. Watch the city lights twinkle during a romantic evening in one of the hotel's many renowned restaurants and bars, including Ting and Aqua Shard

Where: Southwark (31 St Thomas Street, SE1 9QU)

The Trafalgar St. James, London, Curio Collection by Hilton

Make your stay iconic at The Trafalgar St. James, London, Curio Collection by Hilton with views over Trafalgar Square. Start weekend mornings with brunch or end evenings with a nightcap on the hotel's atmospheric rooftop, offering unmatched angles of the famous London skyline – one of the top hotels with a view of the London Eye

Where: Westminster (2 Spring Gardens, SW1A 2TS)

Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane

Whether you’re looking for a peaceful break or want to explore everything London has to offer, do it from Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane, where you can soak up the beauty of leafy St James’s Park and The Green Park with a backdrop of London’s most iconic landmarks.

Where: Westminster (Hamilton Place, W1J 7DR)

The Savoy

The Savoy Hotel

Book a room at The Savoy for a truly memorable stay in the capital. This luxurious London hotel offers rooms that look out across the boats sailing on the Thames, the London Eye and the clockface of Big Ben

Where: Southwark (Strand, WC2R 0EZ)

The London EDITION

Expect magnificent vantage points from The London EDITION, centrally located in Soho. If you’re really looking for to wow, opt for a Premier Terrace room or Penthouse suite to enjoy your very own private terrace among London’s cityscape.

Where: Westminster (10 Berners Street, W1T 3NP)

Art’otel London Battersea Power Station

Acquaint yourself with 360-degree views of the city at Art’otel London Battersea Power Station. Take a dip in the rooftop infinity pool or enjoy a sumptuous feast at the fabulous JOIA restaurant, before relaxing with a drink at the rooftop bar while the sun sets over the striking landmark of Battersea Power Station.

Where: Battersea (1 Electric Boulevard, SW11 8BJ)

London Marriott Hotel County Hall 

Take in the special views from London Marriott Hotel County Hall, nestled among some of London’s most iconic sights. Enjoy five-star amenities along with exceptional perspectives of South Bank, Westminster and the river Thames.

Where: Westminster (Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 7PB)

The Berkeley

Put your feet up after a swim in the heated rooftop pool at The Berkeley. Share an evening with loved ones over dinner in Marcus Wareing's restaurant, before waking up to breakfast in bed while you look out across Hyde Park and Knightsbridge

Where: Westminster (Wilton Place, SW1X 7RL)

Pan Pacific London

Take a well-deserved break at Pan Pacific London. You can head outside to the artsy surrounding area for a spot of shopping and gallery hopping. Afterwards, spend the afternoon on the wellbeing floor, which offers holistic health treatments and east London views from the infinity pool.

Where: City of London (80 Houndsditch, EC3A 7AB)

Sea Containers London

An outside rooftop bar terrace, overlooking the London skyline at night

Watch the world go by from Sea Containers London, one of the best London hotels with a view. With bright and spacious rooms that offer awe-inspiring angles of the London skyline, you can delight in a meal at the hotel's restaurant or head to the rooftop bar as the sun sets over the capital and the city lights start to glow.

Where: Southwark (20 Upper Ground, SE1 9PD)

Corinthia London

Experience an unforgettable stay at Corinthia London. Venture to the rooftop terrace with a friend, loved one or camera to snap shots of London’s iconic skyline, or take to street level to explore some of London’s hotspots like nearby Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden or Buckingham Palace.

Where: Whitehall (Whitehall Place, SW1A 2BD)

The Carlton Tower Jumeirah

Impress someone special with a room at The Carlton Tower Jumeirah, where its stately interiors match the upmarket Belgravia in which it is situated. Pair an Italian lunch, dinner or tasting menu with a leafy view over Cadogan Place at Al Mare, and then watch sunset from the indoor pool.

Where: Belgravia (Cadogan Place, SW1X 9PY)

Affordable hotels in London with a view

Novotel London Canary Wharf 

Soak in the panoramic views from Novotel London Canary Wharf, one of the most affordable hotels in London with a view – where the city forms the backdrop for the hotel’s modern rooms and atmospheric restaurant. Head to the rooftop bar to pair fabulous cocktails with the city lights at night.

Where: Tower Hamlets (40 Marsh Wall, E14 9TP)

The Chelsea Harbour Hotel

See a different side to London with a stay at The Chelsea Harbour Hotel, situated right on the riverside. Indulge in a treatment in the spa, before heading to the terrace to gaze out across the Chelsea Harbour Marina and the Thames with a drink.

Where: Fulham & Hammersmith (Chelsea Harbour Drive, SW10 0XG)

Treehouse Hotel London

The Nest rooftop bar, Treehouse London

Press pause during your stay at the stylish Treehouse Hotel London while buzzy London passes by outside. Rustic wooden details and trailing plants in the cosy rooms make you really feel like you are watching the city from up above in your own treehouse – where you can spot the famous BT Tower, Walkie Talkie London, The Shard and more.

Where: Marylebone (14-15 Langham Place, W1B 2QS)

Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo

Look at London’s sweeping skyline from a room with a city view at Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo Wake up to the view before taking a short walk to London’s top attractions including the London Eye, Big Ben and SEA LIFE London Aquarium.

Where: Southwark (157 Waterloo Road, SE1 8XA)

The Tower Hotel London

Spoil yourself with a Tower Bridge view room at The Tower Hotel London, boasting one of the best views in the city. Wake up to sun shining down on Tower Bridge, and end your busy day of sightseeing next to a warm firepit with a cocktail in the hotel bar offering the same fantastic view.

Where: Tower Hamlets (St Katharine's Way, E1W 1LD)

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