Are you looking for accommodation in London? Not sure about which area to choose to suit your needs and budget? In this guide, you will find everything you need to know about the area of Soho including the best hotels near Leicester Square for your stay.

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Christmas in Leicester Square.
The area around Soho and Leicester Square are beautiful in London in December

What you need to know about the area of Soho in London

What is this area of London like?

Soho and Leicester Square are popular areas for visitors. Stay in Soho for great bars, restaurants, clubs and lively nightlife.

The more touristy Leicester Square is home to many well-known stores (Lego, H&M and M&M stores are located in Leicester Square)

Many theatres can be found in the area too. Soho and Leicester Square are easy to explore on foot (stroll from Covent Garden through Soho and Leicester Square onto Piccadilly Circus, Regents Street, Carnaby Street and end at Oxford Street – one of my favourite walks in London)

What are the main attractions around Leicester Square and in Soho?

Main attractions in the Soho and Leicester Square area include

  • Taking in a show or musical at one of the many theatres on the area
  • Visit famous Jazz Club Ronnie Scott’s 
  • Take a food tour and experience a variety of multicultural tastings in and around Soho
  • Visit Chinatown which borders Soho
  • Take a stroll down Carnaby Street

Soho is a great area for those who enjoy nightlife!

Sign for Carnaby Street and hotels near Leicester Square in London.
Carnaby Street in London

Best London hotels near Leicester Square and Soho

LUXURY – CAFE ROYAL 

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The beautiful Hotel Cafe Royal is centrally located on Piccadilly Circus within walking distance of shops, attractions and theatres. There is a selection of restaurants and bars to choose from. Don’t miss Ziggy’s cocktail bar which is a tribute to the late David Bowie. 

Choose from 160 guest rooms and suites. Facilities include a spa and gym.

  • Nearest Tube station – Piccadilly Circus

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FAMILY – LE MERIDIEN

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This Regency-style hotel is family-friendly offering complimentary meals for kids throughout their stay when staying in a family room. Amenities include bathrobes, slippers and complimentary access to the Health Club and spa.

  • Nearest Tube station – Piccadilly Circus

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BUDGET – Z HOTEL SOHO

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In the heart of Theatreland, the Z Hotel Soho offers guests sumptuous beds, beautiful linen, an en-suite shower room and free WiFI.  Compact but modern this is an excellent option for visitors looking for a budget option in Soho.

  • Nearest Tube station – Leicester Square

CLICK HERE FOR AVAILABILITY AND PRICES AT THE Z HOTEL SOHO

(Other budget options in the area include the Central London YHA
 

Apartment options near Leicester Square and Soho

Book well in advance if you are looking for an apartment.

Apartments in the Soho and Leicester Square area include

A great location with 2 bedrooms, 1 living room and a great view of Soho.

Great location for Leicester Square offering a comfortable stay with all the necessary amenities.

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