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10 Best London hotel chains from budget to affordable luxury

Looking for accommodation in London? Our curated list of the best London hotel chains offers budget, mid-range and affordable luxury options for your special stay in the UK capital.

With hundreds of hotels in London to choose from how do you decide which one is right for your travel style and budget? Finding affordable hotels in London can be tricky at any time of year and in this article we look at the London hotel chains offering budget, mid-range and affordable luxury accommodation.

We do recommend choosing a hotel as close to central London as your budget allows. There are so many things to do and see in London (which can be pretty exhausting) so don’t waste precious holiday time commuting backwards and forwards into the city.

If you are unsure of locations you will find a map showing the locations of all the London hotels mentioned at the end of the article. If you are not sure which area of London is best for your stay you can find more information to help you decide in our guide to London neighbourhoods.

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Visiting London on a budget? A chain hotel is a great option

Best London hotel chains

MarriottLondon Marriott Hotel County Hall$$$BOOK NOW
London Marriott Hotel Park Lane$$$BOOK NOW
London Marriott Hotel Regents Park$$$BOOK NOW
Best WesternBest Western Mornington Hotel$$BOOK NOW
Holiday InnHoliday Inn London – Regent’s Park$$BOOK NOW
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury$$BOOK NOW
Holiday Inn London Oxford Circus$$BOOK NOW
Ibisibis Styles London Kensington$BOOK NOW
ibis London Earls Court$$BOOK NOW
ibis London Blackfriars$BOOK NOW
CitizenMcitizenM Tower of London$$BOOK NOW
citizenM London Bankside$$BOOK NOW
citizenM London Shoreditch$$BOOK NOW
Z HotelThe Z Hotel Covent Garden$$BOOK NOW
The Z Hotel Soho$$BOOK NOW
The Z Hotel Holborn$$BOOK NOW
Point APoint A London Paddington$BOOK NOW
Point A Hotel London Westminster$BOOK NOW
Point A Hotel London Kings Cross – St Pancras$BOOK NOW
Easy HoteleasyHotel Victoria$BOOK NOW
easyHotel Paddington$BOOK NOW
easyHotel London South Kensington$BOOK NOW
Holiday Inn ExpressHoliday Inn Express London Victoria$BOOK NOW
Holiday Inn Express Earls Court$BOOK NOW
TravelodgeTravelodge London Central Southwark$BOOK NOW
Travelodge London Central Marylebone$BOOK NOW
Travelodge London City$BOOK NOW

Marriott – $$$

There are several centrally located Marriott hotels in London. The London Marriott County Hall overlooks the Thames and boasts spectacular views of Big Ben and the London Eye, making it a popular choice.

Free WiFI, top-notch service and luxury amenities contribute to consistently excellent reviews on

London Marriott Hotel County Hall


Fabulous location with views of Big Ben this popular London hotel has spacious rooms with free WiFi.


London Marriott Hotel Park Lane


Situated in the centre of London’s West End. Luxurious rooms with air conditioning and free WiFi


London Marriott Hotel Regents Park


 250 m from Swiss Cottage Tube Station and walking distance to London Zoo and Regents Park


Best Western – $$

Best Western is a well-known brand worldwide, with hotels in nearly 100 countries. Although you will find Best Westerns around the UK, there are only two in central London.

Best Western Mornington Hotel


Just a 5-minute walk from Paddington Station and the Heathrow Express. 19th-century architecture and free Wi-Fi. Tube stations are close by.

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Situated in the heart of London, The Delmere Hotel is a 5-minute stroll from Paddington Train Station and the Heathrow Express. Free WiFi. Air conditioning.


Holiday Inn – $$

Another popular chain of well-known hotels with a strong presence is Holiday Inn London. It is centrally located and offers comfortable accommodation.

Holiday Inn London – Regent’s Park


Modern hotel 5-minute walk from Regent’s Park and 2 Tube Stations.


Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury


5 minutes tube journey from the vibrant Covent Garden and West End.


Holiday Inn London Oxford Circus


Located 2 mins from Oxford Street. Bright and airy bedrooms have air conditioning and Wi-Fi access.

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Ibis & Ibis Styles – $ or $$

If you are looking for good budget London accommodation, Ibis are definitely worth considering. Free Wi-Fi and satellite TV, plus spacious, clean and comfortable rooms, typify these conveniently located London hotels.

ibis Styles London Kensington

Located only a 3-minute walk from Earl’s Court Underground Station


ibis London Earls Court

Good budget option located a few minutes walk to West Brompton Tube Station on the District line


ibis London Blackfriars

Located 5 minutes from Waterloo Station and 10 mins from the Tate Modern on foot.

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Citizen M – $$

Citizen M is a European hotel chain well known for its contemporary design, and the CitizenM hotels in London are wonderfully on brand.

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citizenM Tower of London

Offering spectacular views on the river Thames, Tower of London and Tower Bridge.


citizenM London Bankside

Located a 2-minute walk from the Tate Modern, near Borough Market and only 600 m from the Millennium Bridge.


citizenM London Shoreditch

Old Spitalfields Market is an 8-minute walk away and Brick Lane Market is a 9-minute walk away.


Z Hotels – $$

A highly recommended chain, these London hotels are ideally located for exploring the city. All rooms have free WiFi, en-suite showers, and HD TVs.

The Z Hotel Covent Garden

Located in the heart of the West End close to shops and restaurants.


The Z Hotel Soho

Compact and luxurious accommodation with a contemporary design.

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The Z Hotel Holborn

Located near the British Museum and theatres. Air-conditioned rooms, a bar, free WiFi and a shared lounge.


Point A Hotels – $

If you plan to travel out of London by train (for a day trip or to explore the UK), Point A hotels are ideally located.

The rooms are clean and offer good value for money.

Point A London Paddington

6-minute walk to Paddington train and Tube stations


Point A Hotel London Westminster

Located 700 m from London Eye and 900 m from Houses of Parliament.


Point A Hotel London Kings Cross – St Pancras

A 5-minute walk from King’s Cross train station


EasyHotel – $

Ideal budget accommodation in London with small, modern and clean rooms. The rooms in this budget hotel London chain have an en suite shower, air conditioning and WiFi access (for a charge).

easyHotel Victoria

Air-conditioned rooms with private bathroom and shower.


easyHotel Paddington

Accommodation a minute’s walk from Paddington Rail and Tube station


easyHotel London South Kensington

Each room at this hotel is air-conditioned and has a flat-screen TV

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Holiday Inn Express – $

Enjoy a complimentary breakfast buffet during your stay at the Holiday Inn Express. An excellent London budget accommodation option, there are two centrally located Holiday Inn Express hotels to choose from.

Holiday Inn Express London Victoria

Grade II listed building just a 10-minute walk from Victoria Railway Station.


Holiday Inn Express Earls Court

West Kensington Underground Station is a 5-minute walk away.


Travelodge – $

There are over 500 Travelodge hotels across the UK and Ireland each offering budget-friendly accommodation.

Travelodge London Central Southwark


Laid-back lodging with bright rooms with flat-screen TVs and family-friendly dining.

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Travelodge London Central Marylebone


Budget hotel with colourful rooms with flat-screen TVs.

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Travelodge London City


Contemporary budget hotel with Wi-Fi & cafe/bar.

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Map showing locations of the London hotel chains in this article


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