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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The Alma Hotel

The Alma Hotel, Wandsworth, London, SW18 1TF.

Set at the heart of the Alma Hotel is a traditional London pub that offers 23 boutique-style bedrooms and a beautiful dining room serving modern British cuisine. Located in south west London, it is just a short walk from Wandsworth Train Station.

  • 18th Century

Farnham House Hotel

Farnham House Hotel, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 5ER.

This delightful hotel is full of character and charm. It is situated in peaceful surroundings, and includes a tennis court. Good restaurant and bar, as well as lovely gardens to explore. Only three minutes from Farnham town centre.

  • 18th Century

Royal Berkshire

Royal Berkshire Hotel, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 0PP.

Dating back to 1705, the Royal Berkshire is a four star deluxe hotel set in over 10 acres of gardens. It boasts an indoor pool, tennis courts, sauna, as well as a restaurant serving delicious food. Close to the M3 and M25 motorways.

  • 18th Century

Fredrick’s Hotel Restaurant Spa

Fredrick's Hotel Restaurant Spa, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 2PZ.

Conceived to provide exceptional standards of comfort, every room and suite has been individually designed and furnished. Few spas can compare with Fredrick’s, with outstanding food and wines served in the fine setting of the award-winning restaurant.

  • 19th Century

Audleys Wood Hotel

Audleys Wood Hotel, Alton Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG25 2JT.

Audleys Wood offers an irresistible range of bedrooms, ranging from ‘special occasion’ suites to superior double and garden rooms. Set in a magnificent Victorian manor house, hidden amongst seven acres of lush woodland and beautiful gardens.

  • 19th Century

The Drayton Court Hotel

The Drayton Court Hotel, Ealing, London, W13 8PH.

With its rooms themed on Ealing’s famous comedy films, the 4-star Drayton Court Hotel features a lively bar and restaurant. This traditional Edwardian pub once had a cleaner that would go on to change world history… the ‘not so funny’ former Vietnamese leader, Ho Chi Minh.

  • 20th Century

Woburn Hotel

Woburn Hotel, Woburn, Bedfordshire, MK17 9PX.

With easy access to the M1, this charming 18th century country house is peacefully set in picturesque Woburn village. Part of the Duke of Bedford’s Estate, the hotel offers well furnished en-suite rooms and an excellent 2 AA rosette restaurant.

  • 18th Century

George and Dragon Hotel

George and Dragon Hotel, West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14 3AB.

Standing on West Wycombe’s High Street, this former 18th century coaching inn now offers 11 traditionally furnished, en-suite rooms, some with four-poster beds. The hotel’s restaurant serves delicious dishes, including local game and cheeses.

  • 18th Century

The Brook Green Hotel

The Brook Green Hotel, Shepherd Bush, Greater London, W6 7PB.

A short walk from Hammersmith Underground, the Brook Green is a traditional pub offering 14 simple, stylish air-conditioned bedrooms, all with private modern bathrooms. Set in an elegant Victorian building, the cosy pub also features real open fires.

  • 19th Century

Taplow House Hotel

Taplow House Hotel, Nr Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 0DA.

Dating back to 1598, this elegant and relaxing hotel is set in 6 acres of beautiful grounds. Close to Windsor and convenient for Heathrow Airport, this peaceful hidden venue offers personal, friendly service and an award-winning restaurant.

  • 16th Century