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The Z Hotel City
The Z Hotel City
8.4 Excellent
24 Fleet Street, London, United Kingdom
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1.9 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 5,341 reviews
8.4

Situated less than a 10-minute walk from Blackfriars Station, The Z Hotel City provides guests with an ideal base when visiting London. A short stroll from Chancery Lane, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom and a coffee maker.

St. Ermin's Hotel, Autograph Collection
St. Ermin's Hotel, Autograph Collection
9.1 Excellent
Caxton Street 2, London, United Kingdom
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0.6 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 371 reviews
9.1

Situated under a 20-minute walk from Victoria Coach Station, St Ermin's Hotel Autograph Collection provides guests with a convenient base when in London. It is located a short stroll from Palace of Westminster, Westminster Cathedral and Buckingham Palace.

Victory House London
Victory House London
8.3 Excellent
14 Leicester Place, London, United Kingdom
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1.4 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,418 reviews
8.3

This Westminster hotel is located in an area popular with tourists and is in close proximity to Piccadilly Circus, Strand and Trafalgar Square. It is within a short walk from Leicester Square.

H10 London Waterloo
H10 London Waterloo
8.5 Excellent
284 To 302 Waterloo Road, London, United Kingdom
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1.3 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 2,582 reviews
8.5

Situated in London, H10 London Waterloo provides modern accommodation and has city views. Rooms are air conditioned and a wireless internet connection is provided free of charge.

St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, London
St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, London
8.9 Excellent
54 Buckingham Gate, London, United Kingdom
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0.8 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 4,069 reviews
8.9

Situated in London, St James' Court A Taj Hotel provides stylish, 4-star accommodation close to Buckingham Palace. The various amenities this modern hotel offers include an express check-in and check-out feature, massage services and meeting rooms.

The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences
The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences
8.6 Excellent
116 Piccadilly, London, United Kingdom
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1.6 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 454 reviews
8.6

Located in London, The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences is within a 40-minute drive of London Heathrow Airport and offers a sauna. A short stroll from Green Park, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with an iPod docking station, luxury linen and a marble bathroom.

Mimi's Hotel Soho
Mimi's Hotel Soho
8.1 Excellent
56-57 Frith Street, London, United Kingdom
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1.7 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 1,095 reviews
8.1

Mimi's Hotel Soho is located in London and offers free Wi-Fi. Surrounded by local bars and restaurants, it is within walking distance from Leicester Square Tube Station.

Crowne Plaza London - The City
Crowne Plaza London - The City
8.7 Excellent
19 New Bridge Street, London, United Kingdom
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2.0 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 845 reviews
8.7

Situated a short walk from Cannon Street Station, Crowne Plaza London - The City offers guests an ideal base while visiting London. It is located a short walk from London Stock Exchange and Saint Paul's Cathedral.

Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel, London
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel, London
8.9 Excellent
31-36 Leicester Square, London, United Kingdom
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1.2 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
ExcellentBased on 2,332 reviews
8.9

Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel London is a modern hotel situated in a popular tourist area, under a short stroll to Piccadilly Circus and Theatreland. It has complimentary Wi-Fi, a bar and is close to Leicester Square.

London City Stay
London City Stay
6.4 Good
London, United Kingdom
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1.3 km from city centre, London, ENG, United Kingdom 
GoodBased on 589 reviews
6.4

Situated in the popular hub of Westminster, Victoria Apartments London is within walking distance of several tourist attractions in the local area. It also offers free wireless internet.

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Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:October
Average price in Central London:$238/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$29/night
Cheapest day:Sunday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$39 - $441
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$109 - $441
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Hotel 41
Hotel 41
9.7 Excellent
41 Buckingham Palace Road, London, United Kingdom
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1.3 km from city centre, London 

Situated in London, Hotel 41 offers stylish, 5-star accommodation close to Buckingham Palace. The multiple facilities this luxury hotel features include an executive floor, valet parking and an express check-in and check-out feature.

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Z Hotel Tottenham Court Road
Z Hotel Tottenham Court Road
8.6 Excellent
52 Poland Street, London, United Kingdom
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1.8 km from city centre, London 

Located in Westminster, this hotel is a 10-minute walk to Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus. It also offers a 24-hour reception, a concierge and free Wi-Fi.

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Me London
Me London
8.9 Excellent
336-337 The Strand, London, United Kingdom
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1.5 km from city centre, London 

This trendy hotel is conveniently located in Westminster and offers free Wi-Fi. It features 5-star rooms with a private bathroom equipped with a rain shower.

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Corinthia Hotel London
Corinthia Hotel London
9.3 Excellent
10 Whitehall Place, London, United Kingdom, London, United Kingdom
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0.8 km from city centre, London 

Corinthia Hotel London is located in Westminster and provides a range of premium amenities including a butler service and an infinity pool. The multiple amenities this Victorian hotel offers include a Jacuzzi, free Wi-Fi and a sauna.

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The Hoxton, Holborn
The Hoxton, Holborn
8.8 Excellent
199 - 206 High Holborn, London, United Kingdom
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2.0 km from city centre, London 

The Hoxton Holborn is situated in London and features free Wi-Fi. It is close to Central Saint Giles, shops and nightlife options.

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The Savoy
The Savoy
9.4 Excellent
Strand, 189, London, United Kingdom
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1.3 km from city centre, London 

This luxury London hotel is located within a 10-minute walk of Leicester Square Tube Station. It also provides a Jacuzzi, free Wi-Fi and a sauna.

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The Montague On The Gardens
The Montague On The Gardens
9.3 Excellent
15 Montague Street, London, United Kingdom
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2.3 km from city centre, London 

The Montague On the Gardens Hotel London provides a cosy setting while in London. It is close to the British Museum, dining options and shops.

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The Clermont London, Charing Cross
The Clermont London, Charing Cross
9.0 Excellent
The Strand, London, United Kingdom
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1.0 km from city centre, London 

This Westminster hotel is located in an area popular with tourists and is close to the London Eye and the National Gallery. Featuring views of Strand and Trafalgar Square, it also offers a wide range of facilities, including 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi and an express check-in and check-out feature.

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Publove @ The Steam Engine,Waterloo
Publove @ The Steam Engine,Waterloo
8.2 Excellent
41-42, Cosser St, London, United Kingdom
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0.9 km from city centre,  

Located in Central London, PubLove @ The Steam Engine Waterloo is within walking distance of several local tourist attractions, including the Imperial War Museum. It also offers free wireless internet.

$21
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London Waterloo Hostel
London Waterloo Hostel
6.4 Good
73 Lambeth Walk, London, United Kingdom
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0.9 km from city centre,  

Located in Central London, London Waterloo Hostel offers 1-star accommodation and a tour desk, a library and free Wi-Fi. The various amenities this traditional hostel features include a 24-hour reception, a ticket service and luggage storage.

$23
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Astor Museum Hostel
Astor Museum Hostel
8.2 Excellent
27 Montague Street, London, United Kingdom
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2.3 km from city centre,  

Astor Museum Hostel is set in Central London and is a 10-minute walk from Central Saint Giles. Just a short stroll from the British Museum, it offers cosy rooms equipped with free wireless internet access.

$29
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Sohostel
Sohostel
8.2 Excellent
91 Dean Street, London, United Kingdom
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1.9 km from city centre,  

SoHostel London is set in London and is a short walk from Oxford Circus Tube Station. It is situated a brief walk from Piccadilly Circus, the British Museum and Leicester Square.

$34
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Hotel Strand Continental - Hostel
Hotel Strand Continental - Hostel
6.4 Good
143 The Strand, London, United Kingdom
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1.4 km from city centre,  

Located in Westminster, Strand Continental is five minutes from Strand. It is situated just a short stroll from plenty of popular bars, clubs and restaurants.

$43
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Travelodge London Southwark
Travelodge London Southwark
7.0 Good
202-206 Union Street, London, United Kingdom
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1.7 km from city centre,  

Located in Central London, this hotel offers good value accommodation. It is ideally positioned for guests wanting to sightsee in the area.

$77
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Yha London Central
Yha London Central
8.3 Excellent
104 Bolsover Street, London, United Kingdom
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2.7 km from city centre,  

YHA London Central provides a relaxed setting while in London. It also offers a 24-hour reception, luggage storage and free Wi-Fi.

$80
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Travelodge London Waterloo
Travelodge London Waterloo
7.7 Good
195-203 Waterloo Road, London, United Kingdom
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1.2 km from city centre,  

Offering 3.5-star stylish accommodation, Travelodge London Central Waterloo is ideally situated in Central London. It is conveniently located for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

$93
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Hotel prices near Central London

2 stars or below

$29 - $34

Sohostel

No. 1 most popular

Sohostel
8.2 Excellent
$34
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Astor Museum Hostel

Best value

Astor Museum Hostel
8.2 Excellent
$29
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3 stars

$93 - $192

The Royal National Hotel

No. 1 most popular

$159
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St Giles London - A St Giles Hotel

No. 2 most popular

$126
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Travelodge London Waterloo

Best value

$93
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4 stars and up

$114 - $1,014

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London

No. 1 most popular

$294
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Hilton London Bankside

No. 2 most popular

$326
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The Z Hotel City

Best value

The Z Hotel City
8.4 Excellent
$114
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Where to stay near Central London

About Central London

The delight of every first-time visitor, Central London is where the majority of the capital city's iconic attractions are located, including the famous sights that have graced television screens for decades. Situated either side of the River Thames, this is London's busiest and most popular area.

Central London is home to a variety of areas, almost all of which are crowded and often chaotic. The City of London refers to London's original medieval boundaries and is the financial centre of Britain.

The West End is London's entertainment and commercial hub, as well as being home to the world-famous landmarks of Westminster, such as Westminster Palace, Buckingham Palace, and Big Ben. This makes it the home of British politics and the monarchy. Soho is London's offbeat party hub while Covent Garden is a major shopping district. Leicester Square, Trafalgar Square and Piccadilly Circus are also found in this West End area.

Directly north of the West End is the luxury borough of Mayfair, where many designer shops and famous shopping streets are located. Paddington and Notting Hill lie to the northwest and feature attractive Victorian townhouses and quiet garden squares. In the west of Central London are the boroughs of South Kennington and Chelsea, home to a variety of free museums and boutique shopping streets.

Much of Central London can be seen on foot and it's surprising how the attractions are crowded within a short distance of each other. A walkway lines the southern bank of the River Thames and provides an inspiring view over the majestic architecture. Dozens of London Underground stops service this area and all Underground lines pass through Central London. Note that these stops are often just a few hundred metres apart, so it's often quicker to walk above the ground rather than change lines and then only travel for one more stop.

Parking is almost non-existent in Central London and everyone (locals and visitors) are discouraged from bringing their cars. A congestion charge is in operation for Central London and this cost normally exceeds that of using public transport. Taxis are readily available and bus services are quite handy for tourists in this area.

Central London could fill a whole camera memory card in a single day. Other unmissable photo opportunities include St Paul's Cathedral, Oxford Street, and the West End theatres. On the Thames's southern bank is the revolving London Eye, which provides the enigmatic views over the city.

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  • What are the best hotels near Central London?

    Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London (8.5/10 from 20,412 reviews), The Royal National Hotel (7.0/10 from 30 reviews), and Hilton London Bankside (9.1/10 from 2,748 reviews) are all highly-rated places to stay near Central London.