Editors Picks: Hotels near Hyde Park, London

by Gareth Jones  |  Published April 20, 2022

A pillar of history and tradition alongside the diverse and cutting-edge, the English capital attracts legions of tourists all year round. The city’s hotels do a stellar job of making your stay as pleasant and interesting as possible.

Royal Lancaster Hotel, Hyde Park (Photo: Booking.com)

London certainly ranks as one of the coolest cities in the world. From its litany of historical landmarks to its red-hot arts and culture scene, the home of Big Ben covers all bases. Whether its catching fleeting glances of royals in horse-drawn carriages, taking in the fineries of the art world in galleries and gorging on tea and scones; or shopping for snappy clothes, chowing-down on scrumptious Indian food and taking it to the next level in a booming dance club, London ignites excitement in every direction. Here, we’ve selected the best hotels near Hyde Park based on style, location and facilities. Hotels are listed in order of proximity to the park.

Royal Lancaster Hotel

In very close proximity to London’s Hyde Park, the Royal Lancaster elicits panoramic views of the English capital’s famous skyline. The hotel possesses a wonderfully open feel throughout with décor and furniture that puts a contemporary spin on the Art-Deco style. Rooms are pristine, bright and spacious and have a refined finish. En-suite bathrooms come with marble walls and floors, and baths and showers. The Royal Lancaster has no shortage of in-house food and drink options. Its Nipa Restaurant serves authentic Thai cuisine prepared in elegant surroundings, and the Island Grill offers rich meals and a selection of wines. If it’s just a light snack you want, The Hyde Café will do the honours. Rooms from £299.

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Signature Townhouse

Signature Townhouse Hotel, London (Photo: Booking.com)

Eloquence greets you as soon as you set foot in this beautifully restored 19th-century townhouse overlooking Hyde Park. Refined and stylish, Signature Townhouse has elegant period features, including high ceilings and traditional sash windows which flow throughout the building. Rooms and suites all possess a serene ambiance, and have en-suite bathrooms. The hotel has an on-site restaurant, and a lounge area for drinks. Traditional English breakfast and continental breakfast is served daily in the breakfast room at a cost. Paddington train station is a 10-minute walk away. Rooms from £115.

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Hilton Hyde Park London

Gifting guests with stunning views of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, Hilton Hyde Park is set in a calm and elegant 4-star Edwardian building. The hotel features traditional terracotta brick-work, a unique domed roof, stained glass windows and quaint, meandering corridors. All rooms are imbued with a contemporary design aesthetic with a classic sheen, and have en-suite bathrooms with baths and showers. The hotel also offers a cosy Library Lounge Bar and a tasty buffet breakfast. Hilton London Hyde Park is one kilometre from the West End, the Royal Albert Hall and Oxford Street. Notting Hill and Harrods are within walking distance. Rooms from £264.

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The Prince Akatoki Hotel

The Prince Akatoki Hotel, Hyde Park (Photo: Booking.com)

The Prince Akatoki’s ambience certainly conjures a sense of Japanese balance and tranquillity. Set in the heart of London a short walk from Hyde Park and Marble Arch, the hotel is inspired by the traditions of Japanese hospitality, and fuses the best of Japan and the western world to provide guests with a 5-star luxury experience. Rooms are attractively designed with a minimal aesthetic, natural features and luxury fabrics. The hotel’s restaurant TOKii offers seasonal dishes that feature the best flavours of East and West cuisine. The Malt Bar & Lounge has an impressive selection of rare whiskies and Japanese sakes, alongside unique cocktails. Rooms from £352.

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Alexandra Hotel

Located 500m from London’s leafy Hyde Park, the Alexandra Hotel is a cheap and cheerful Victorian townhouse from where to pitch yourself while exploring the city. Prices are easy on the pocket, and all rooms are clean, light and comfortable. Each room has a private bathroom which is modern and well serviced. Breakfast is served daily, and includes a selection of hot and cold beverages, cheeses, and fresh toast. There are a multitude of cafes and restaurants in the surrounding area that dish up everything from Indian, Italian and Chinese cuisine, and, of course, good ol’ fish ‘n’ chips.  An array of cultural pursuits such as Madame Tussauds and Hyde Park Corner are within walkable distance. Rooms from £80.

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