The best luxury and boutique hotels in Richmond

by Paul Joseph  |  Published May 8, 2019

One of London’s most leafy and upscale neighbourhoods, Richmond combines a genteel atmosphere with easy access to the bright lights of the capital. Bordering the River Thames in the southwest of the city, it’s renowned for its riverside pubs, great restaurants, and high-quality Georgian and Victorian houses. Local attractions including the stunning Kew Gardens, with its huge Arboretum and 17th-century palace, draw visitors from far and wide, while eclectic shops and a distinguished theatre add to the local flavour.

While accommodation options in Richmond are not as plentiful as in more central districts, there are still a fair number to choose from, ranging from affordable B&Bs to larger establishments with plenty of amenities. If you’re looking for somewhere with a dash of character and panache, there are a handful of stand-out options. We’ve whittled them down to five of the best – and here they are.