This is a more mature feeling One Aldwych than some of its fresh-faced competitors, but this English Heritage Edwardian property is as stylish as they come. Guests can expect fresh flowers delivered daily to their rooms, Bluetooth accesible speakers and contemporary interiors with plenty of pastel pink and grey. They also offer 'Film and Fizz', a programme of classic British films screened in their intimate 30-seat cinema, along with a glass of sparkling. Not to mention, there’s a subterranean pool with underwater piped music. Cringe? Yes. But so much fun.
Covent Garden is up there with one of the most convenient places to stay in London. Just a stones throw away you’ll find some of London’s best shopping, some of its finest theatres, the Royal Opera House and most sought-after food spots: Barrafina for tapas the way they do it in Spain or famed masters of the £10 steak, Flatiron, to name a couple. There's also some incredible vintage shopping options, like Pick N Weight and Pop Boutique, and pub and bar options a plenty.
Choose to stay in Covent Garden and you’re no more than a tube ride away from vibrant Soho, bustling Oxford Street and Bloomsbury and the British Musuem. This does give accomodation a certain cache, but that’s not to say there aren’t bargains to be had here too, especially if you don’t mind a short walk. Here’s our thoughts on the best hotels in and around Covent Garden.
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