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Top sustainable hotels in London

Check out these top sustainable hotels in London for a more eco-friendly stay on your trip to the capital.
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A large number of potted plants under golden lights at the entrance to room2 Chiswick in West London.
Greenery greets guests at room2 Chiswick. Image courtesy of room2 Chiswick.

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Discover some of the best sustainable hotels in London to lessen your environmental footprint during a visit to the capital.

Many hotels in London boast a long list of green credentials supporting eco-friendly travel.

room2 Chiswick

Check in to room2 Chiswick* in west London, the city's first "hometel" constructed by the first hotel company in the world to build and run whole life net zero properties. All carbon emissions from construction, day-to-day operations and even after the end of the life of the building come out to zero.

Walk a short distance from the hotel to leafy Chiswick Common or to a nearby Tube station to continue your environmentally friendly journey into central London to discover the capital's top attractions.

Where: Chiswick (10 Windmill Rd, W4 1SD)

Hilton London Heathrow Airport

Begin a green visit to London right at the airport by staying at Hilton London Heathrow Airport. Zero waste goes to landfill, and a technology system called ORCA turns food waste into water. An onsite garden grows produce which is watered using leftover water from events and fertiliser in the form of coffee granules, while its beehives provide fresh honey to the kitchen.

Hop on the nearby Piccadilly or Elizabeth line to explore London's best shopping destinations or catch a musical in the West End.

Where: Hounslow (Terminal 4, TW6 3AF)

One Hundred Shoreditch

Hotel room at One Hundred Shoreditch in London.

Check out the long list of green initiatives at One Hundred Shoreditch*, which includes the use of 100% renewable electricity and local suppliers for its hotel menus. The east London property aims to reduce its carbon emissions by 66% by 2030.

Stay in Shoreditch to be within walking distance of incredible street art, great bars and clubs, and more things to do in the area.

Where: Shoreditch (100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 6JQ)

The Corner London City

Spot the green ethos at the core of The Corner London City in east London. The hotel's environmental initiatives include installing eco-friendly showers, providing organic toiletries and using solar power. Choose not to get your room cleaned to receive a £5 voucher at the bar, which uses leftovers to make cocktails and reduce food waste.

Step outside and walk a few minutes to vibrant Brick Lane, home to cool indie shops and local creators selling their designs at the beloved markets. 

Where: Whitechapel (42 Adler Street, E1 1EE)

The Langham, London

Explore the eco-friendly ethos at luxury The Langham, London hotel, which works with EarthCheck to monitor its performance on environmental and sustainability initiatives. The hotel received Platinum certification for the third year in 2022, and it was the first five-star hotel in Europe to reach Platinum in 2020.

Make the most of the hotel's excellent location near bustling Regent Street and just a short stroll from Mayfair, Soho and Carnaby.

Where: Marylebone (1c Portland Place, W1B 1JA)

Treehouse Hotel London

Hotel bedroom at Treehouse Hotel London.

Get into the green at Treehouse Hotel London, one of London's most playful and sustainable hotels. Its restaurant uses organic ingredients, and reclaimed wood is featured throughout the property. Living walls of lush green plants bring the atmosphere of the outdoors, and resident horticulturalists lead tours of local gardens.

Use Treehouse Hotel London as a green base to explore the best parks in London, including the beautiful rose garden at nearby Regent's Park.

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

The Zetter Hotel, Clerkenwell

See how The Zetter Hotel, Clerkenwell has adopted sustainability, from the use of environmentally sensitive building materials to a dedicated Green Team. The property even has a 1,500-foot-deep (457-metre-deep) borehole underneath the building to cool guest rooms and hotel refrigerators, while its green roof promotes wildlife and provides insulation.

Discover the urban cool of the Clerkenwell neighbourhood on the hotel's doorstep, including cosy historic pubs and connections to the Elizabeth line at Farringdon station.

Where: Clerkenwell (86-88 Clerkenwell Rd, EC1M 5RJ)

Hilton London Metropole

Find out what's cooking at Hilton London Metropole, where the renovated kitchen serves dishes made from ingredients grown within 100 miles (161 km) of the hotel and 100% of the building's power is sourced from UK offshore wind farms. Even the staff uniforms are made from plastic bottles removed from the ocean.

Experience the urban oasis of The Floating Pocket Park at Paddington Basin and take a walk along the peaceful canals to Little Venice.

Where: Edgware Road (225 Edgware Road, W2 1JU)

The Londoner

Green Room at The Londoner hotel in Leicester Square, London.

Learn how sustainable construction and engineering practices led The Londoner to receive a BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology) rating of Excellent. Thanks to digital key access, plastic room cards aren't required, cutting down on waste.

Located on Leicester Square, The Londoner is a quick walk to red carpet film premieres at nearby cinemas and the delicious restaurants in London's Chinatown.

Where: Leicester Square (38 Leicester Square, WC2H 7DX)

Ham Yard Hotel

Notice how much both the big and small sustainability details matter at Ham Yard Hotel, a green oasis in central London. BREEAM awarded the hotel an Excellent rating, and its rooftop has solar panels, a vegetable garden and even beehives. Guestrooms include reclaimed wood hangers and bamboo toothbrushes.

Tick off many incredible things to do in London from Ham Yard Hotel's centrally located spot in Soho.

Where: Soho (1 Ham Yard, W1D 7DT)

One Aldwych

Plan a fun-filled trip to London and stay at One Aldwych. Its dedication to the environment and sustainability includes rooftop beehives and a bee-friendly garden; a chlorine-free pool, comprehensive recycling policy and an EVAC drainage system, which uses 70% less water than conventional flushing systems.

Wander along the river Thames and stroll through nearby St James's Park to Green Park for a slice of green beyond the hotel's bounds.

Where: Covent Garden (1 Aldwych, WC2B 4BZ)

The Lanesborough

Enjoy the attention to detail at The Lanesborough, with its dedicated green team that have introduced plant-based menus, hybrid cars, eco-friendly waste management and 100% organic and biodegradable spa products; along with its Michelin-starred restaurant that sources local ingredients. Visitors can even have their very own tree planted in Hyde Park

Stop for a spot of shopping around London's famous shopping district, home to Harrods, Harvey Nichols and luxurious boutiques.

Where: Hyde Park Corner (Hyde Park Corner, SW1X 7TA)

Discover more ways to be sustainable in London, including using public transport and supporting sustainable shops.

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