One of London’s grandest hotels, The Langham is a wonderful place to immerse yourself in our capital’s rich history. As you wander the never-ending corridors, imagine the individuals who’ve done the same: Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde, Princess Di. The Langham is such an institution that it features in not one, but two Sherlock Holmes books. Today its pleasures still abound: the cocktail bar is known for its show-stopping creations and its afternoon tea is one of the most delightfully inventive in town.
You can escape the drudgery of normal life without going anywhere near Heathrow or even travelling further than Zone 3. We’ve found the best London hotels for a staycation – the ones that will transport you to a world of luxury, which come with brilliant extras (infinity pool in the clouds, anyone?) or let you experience the best of London without having to navigate the night tube at 4am. From Soho to South Ken and Highbury to Hoxton, fall in love with our beautiful, buzzing metropolis all over again with a stay at one of the best London hotels for a staycation.
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