Historic Hotels in London

Browse through our selection of country house hotels in London and the Home Counties including hotels in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Middlesex and Surrey. Here you will find an Elizabethan hotel with links to King Henry VIII, a Victorian Gothic country house hotel set in parkland yet just 45 minutes from London’s West End, and historic hotels ideally situated in central London.

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Rubens at the Palace

Rubens at the Palace, Westminster, London, SW1W 0PS.

Rubens at the Palace is a four star hotel situated opposite Buckingham Palace. Time your visit appropriately to watch – from the hotel’s lounge – the royal horses coming out of the Royal Mews.

  • 18th Century

41 Hotel

41 Hotel, Buckingham Palace Road, London, , SW1W 0PS.

’41’ is a small, boutique five star hotel situated next to the Queens Gallery on Buckingham Palace Road. The rooms are striking and combine 21st century technology and comforts with historic charm. Also includes an award winning restaurant.

  • 18th Century

The Savoy

The Savoy, Westminster, London, WC2R 0EU.

Opening its doors following a £200 million restoration programme, the world-renowned Savoy Hotel offers spacious period rooms with the finest modern amenities, including luxurious marble bathrooms. The Savoy Suite Welcome includes butler service.

  • 19th Century

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Salisbury Arms Hotel

Salisbury Arms Hotel, Hertford, Hertfordshire. SG14 1BZ

With a history dating back to the 18th century, the Salisbury Arms is the oldest hotel in Hertford. Retaining much of its original charm, it now offers lovely accommodation in 31 elegant bedrooms and a fine dining restaurant serving some of the best food in town.

  • 18th Century

St Michael’s Manor Hotel – St Albans

St Michael's Manor Hotel, St Albans, Hertfordshire. AL3 4RY.

With parts of this lovely old manor house dating back 500 years, St Michael’s Manor stands in five acres of beautifully manicured English country gardens, complete with its own lake. Offering 30 classically styled bedrooms, a short stroll from the heart of historic St. Albans.

  • 15th Century

Great Northern Hotel

Great Northern Hotel, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE1 1QL.

Set in the heart of the city, this classic Victorian building has recently been refurbished and now offers 41 elegant rooms with full en-suite facilities. Carriages Restaurant serves varied dishes that change weekly, whilst the bar offers a lighter menu.

  • 19th Century

Royal Adelaide Hotel

Royal Adelaide Hotel, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 2AG.

Originally built for Queen Adelaide in the mid 1830s, The Royal Adelaide Hotel is an four star hotel within walking distance of Windsor Castle. 42 well appointed, air conditioned rooms with flat screen TV’s.

  • 19th Century

Sunborn London Yacht Hotel

Sunborn London, Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1XL.

With many of its rooms overlooking the Royal Docks, this floating super-yacht offers smartly designed, air conditioned accommodation just a minute’s stroll from ExCeL London. Also conveniently located for London City Airport and Canary Wharf

  • 20th Century

Stirrups Country House

Stirrups Country House, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG42 6LD.

With the warmth of a traditional inn, this family-run hotel offers all the attention to detail and personal service you would expect. Set in the heart of the Thames Valley, the luxury bedrooms enjoy all modern amenities with a traditional English flavour.

  • 16th Century

De Vere Devonport House

De Vere Devonport House, Greenwich, London, SE10 9JW.

Overlooking Greenwich Park and the River Thames, this Georgian-era hotel is set in London’s historic Greenwich Village, next to the National Maritime Museum. Offering bright en-suite rooms with satellite channels, Central London is about 20 minutes away.

  • 20th Century

Danesfield House Hotel & Spa

Danesfield House Hotel, Marlow-on-Thames, Buckinghamshire, SL7 2EY.

Danesfield House Hotel and Spa is set in the Chiltern Hills and offers four star luxury and elegance. Dating back to the 19th century, the hotel boasts acres of lovely gardens and grounds for which to explore and relax in. Michelin starred restaurant.

  • 19th Century

Littlecote House Hotel

Littlecote House, Hungerford, Berkshire, RG17 OSU.

Dreamily beautiful historic Littlecote House has hosted both King Charles II and Queen Elizabeth I. Perfect for a romantic break for two as no children are allowed!

  • 13th Century

Buckingham Villiers Hotel

Buckingham Villiers Hotel, Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 1BS.

Just ten minutes from Silverstone racecourse, the Buckingham Villiers features a 2 AA Rosette-awarded restaurant that serves a fine seasonal English menu. With 46 spacious en-suite rooms, the hotel lies in the heart of the market town of Buckingham.

  • 17th Century