London is a city that needs to be seen from above as well as on the ground. Whilst there are plenty of fantastic viewpoints dotted around the city, there are also a number of hotels that offer the chance to wake up to similar views.
Whilst the Shard boasts one of the most popular viewing platforms in all of London, what some people don’t know is there is also a 5* hotel in the same building. The Shangri-La offers luxury, comfort and elegance, not to mention views with will take your breath away from every room and suite.
The hotel occupies the 34th to 52nd floors of the iconic Shard, and being in the tallest building in the United Kingdom and even Western Europe, there is not much you can’t see.
Price: Starting from £500
London Marriott County Hall
Perched on the banks of the River Thames, wake up to views over the London Eye, Big Ben, and Embankment. All the rooms and suites have been refurbished in the highest quality and you are just steps from the entertainment along the Southbank.
Not only can you admire the Houses of Parliament from outside your window, but the hotel has also made the most of the views from its public areas also.
Price: Starting from £280
The Savoy has long been one of the most desirable hotels in London, but did you know it offers unsurpassed views along the River Thames? However, not ALL rooms have a view, so make sure you book into the right one if this is what you are looking for.
The Junior Suite River View rooms boast panoramic views that include many of London’s most visited landmarks.
Price: Starting from £1,122
The Chelsea Harbour Hotel
Situated in the affluent neighbourhood of Chelsea, the Chelsea Harbour Hotel boasts epic views over the Thames but from a different angle. Not only do the suites and penthouses offer great views, but the hotel has been built with vistas in mind. Enjoy al fresco dining on the Terrace whilst overlooking Chelsea Harbour Marina.
Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle of the city and stroll down to the Kings Road where you’ll find a host of restaurants, bars and exclusive shops.
Price: Starting from £225
Directly on the River Thames , the Mondrian London offers contemporary River View Suites. The great views are not exclusive to the suites, book into a River Deluxe View and save yourself some pennies.
If you are travelling as a group, try the River View Apartment, spacious, stylish and covering 1200 sq ft, this accommodation shares magnificent city and river views.
Price: Starting from £200