London’s hotels are racing to accommodate the millions of tourists that visit the city each year. In 2006, a record 15.2 million people traveled to the U.K
A wide range of chic options from the traditional to the trendy, and rooms for those on a budget as well as those with money to spare.
London’s chicest hotels enhance these experiences by offering a breadth of extras from unique in-room amenities to distinctive decor.
These details, says Alden, define how guests remember the hotel. The most successful London hotels have used accents like Lucite tables, vintage cognacs and pear-wood paneling to create a memorable atmosphere.
The hippest hotels in London according to Herbert Ypma: