Best for a Night Out: The Savoy
If you want to book a special hotel for a big night out, you will no doubt need it to be near the West End, where the city's best restaurants, clubs, theatres and pubs are located. Where better to rest your head then than the fabulous Savoy, possibly the most famous hotel in London and located conveniently just a stone's throw from Covent Garden, along The Strand?
Best for Museums: The Gore Hotel
If your trip to London is all about covering the major museums including the Natural History, the Science Museum and the V&A, the Gore's location is hard to top. Smaller than most famous 5 star hotels in London, it has the feel of a private members club, is full of timeless grandeur, and is just a short walk to the museums and closer still to Hyde Park and Royal Albert Hall.
Best for Business: The Andaz
Most people visiting London on business will be heading to the City of London, also known as the Square Mile. The Andaz is in an ideal location for those who need to stay the night. Once known as the Great Eastern Hotel, the building dates from the 19th century. Situated right next to Liverpool Street Station, the main train terminal in the Square Mile, this historic hotel is in a perfect spot to go straight onto a meeting and even for a night out afterwards in trendy Shoreditch or Hoxton.
Best for Shopping: The Dorchester or Claridges
If you're simply heading to the capital for a spot of shopping, you need to be in easy reach of Bond Street, Mayfair, Oxford Street and Harrods. Claridges is located very close to Bond Street in the heart of Mayfair. Be sure to enjoy tea in the main foyer for the ultimate in 1930s opulence. The Dorchester, on the other hand, is slightly closer to Knightsbridge, located on the edge of Hyde Park along Park Lane. It is within walking distance of Bond Street. The Dorchester is home to the famous Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester, the only hotel restaurant in the UK with three Michelin stars.
Best for London Sights: The Stafford
If you want to tick off all the biggest London landmarks in one trip, including Hyde Park, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, the London Eye, the National Gallery, Westminster Abbey and the houses of Parliament, the Stafford in St. James Park is in an ideal location for your itinerary. Nestled close to the bustle of Piccadilly but in the relative calm and grandeur of St James Square, this historic five-star hotel offers a quintessentially English experience.