Planning a business trip to London and searching for the City’s hotspots where you can prepare for your conference in style or simply kick back and relax after a hard day’s work. To provide you with some inspiration we’ve selected the best business hotels in London; convenient location, top-class service and the best in the class for modern facilities and technology are key characteristics shared by our top picks. The best business hotels in London ensure that guests enjoy a stress-free stay while working away from home. We also recognise that all work and no play is no fun so our selected hotels offer guests a touch of luxury through their fine dining, welcoming bars, tranquil spa and fitness facilities.
The Great Northern Hotel
Located in the centre of King’s Cross, this boutique Victorian Hotel is an oasis of silence in such a busy place. Built back in 1854, the hotel served travellers coming through King Cross’ station.
Despite its recent facelift, the hotel maintains the feel of the railway age. Great Northern guarantees a luxurious stay at competitive rates, combining elements of the past and present throughout its entire design.
The hotel offers 91 rooms categorised into three distinct designs including Couchette, Wainscot, and Cubitt. The Couchette is a reinterpretation of the traditional train couchette. The Wainscot room integrates a fully vintage style through dark walnut paneling. The Cubitt rooms, named after the architect Lewis Cubitt, have a lighter and fresher design.
Guests can enjoy exquisite fine dining in the Plum + Spilt Milk restaurant or relax at one of the hotel’s bars.
The Hoxton hotel is less than a mile from Liverpool Street. It stands out through the contrast between its exterior vintage design and the trendy and contemporary interior style.
Guests can choose from a wide range of 210 rooms varying in size and style including Shoebox, Cosy, Roomy and Concept rooms. Guests who want to enjoy a unique experience can request a stay in one of the 9 Concept rooms which reflect the talent of local designers. The rooms come fully equipped to cater to any of your needs including a workspace so you can check emails, or draft your next sales letter, free Wi-fi, and flat-screen TVs so you can catch up on the news.
You can enjoy a fresh and healthy meal at the Hoxton Grill which is open from early morning till midnight every day except for Sundays. Before you have your meetings in the Apartment Space which can host up to 250 guests, you can relax at the bar or in the covered courtyard.
ME by Melia
Situated on the Strand, the ME by Melia hotel is close to the Somerset House. This luxurious hotel was designed by Foster and Partners and boasts exquisite finishings and a contemporary look.
Guests can enjoy a complete cosmopolitan experience while staying at this hotel. All rooms have floor to ceiling windows so that guests can admire the incredible views London has to offer, a completely integrated media system and flat screen TVs.
After a stressful day, you can workout at the hotel’s gym. If you feel hungry after your workout you can have a meal at the Melias STK London Steakhouse or grab a snack at the Marconi Lounge Bar. For an amazing view of the city, enjoy a drink on the rooftop of the hotel at the Radio terrace bar.
Shangri At The Shard
Located on St Thomas Street, the Shangri at the Shard occupies the top levels of the iconic building. It’s the highest hotel in London and offers guests an unmatchable experience, in the 202 rooms spread out between the 34th and 52nd floors.
When you arrive at the hotel, you can enjoy a cup of tea at Ting. In the evening you can have a cocktail at the Gong bar situated at the peak point of the Shangri La.
Before you set off to your meetings, you can have a refreshing and energising swim in the infinity pool on the last floor. Nothing can match the view you’ll have of London.
Guests can book any of the 202 rooms offered in a wide range of selections from Superior, Deluxe, Premier, Iconic to exquisite suites such as Iconic Shard Suite, Southwark Suite, Westminster Suite, Shangri-La Suite or the London Suite. You can enjoy panoramic views of the City while working on your next big deal using the in-room amenities including desks, media systems, and Wi-Fi access.
Citizen M Tower of London
Citizen M Tower hotel is situated right above the Tower Hill underground Station and offers amazing views of the Thames river, the Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. It’s close to London City Airport, which makes it a perfect fit if you’re traveling on business and don’t want to waste time until you reach your hotel.
All 370 luxurious rooms provide incredible accommodation for guests traveling on business. The rooms feature ultimate technology systems and guests can access Free Wi-fi. The hotel offers a one of a kind meeting room situated on the rooftop which you can easily book online by visiting the hotel’s website.
Guests can enjoy a delicious and fresh meal anytime day or night. To relax and de-stress you can try the hotel’s signature cocktails or a glass of champagne to celebrate closing a deal.
The Andaz Hotel is situated close to the Liverpool Street Station, in the heart of the City. It’s a concept hotel by Hyatt offering 267 luxurious and trendy rooms, multiple restaurants and bars and a 24-hour Gym.
The rooms and suites include a full media package to help you plan your day. The restaurants include various culinary specialties such as Japanese cuisine and English traditional recipes. For a bit of relaxation, guests can visit the George pub or celebrate with a glass of champagne in the Catch Champagne Lounge.
The Langham Hotel
Situated on Regent Street, in the centre of the City, the Langham Hotel opened in 1865 as the first grand hotel in Europe. Ever since, this luxurious hotel has accommodated foreign dignitaries, celebrities and royalty.
Guests can experience a unique combination of old and new and enjoy the prestige of this exquisite hotel. After a full day, you can relax in the glamorous Artesian bar or enjoy a delicious meal in the elegant Roux at the Landau restaurant cooked by chef Michel Roux Jr himself.
For some quiet time, guests can enjoy a tea at Palm Court. The hotel’s Chuan Body and Soul Spa is the best solution for extreme relaxation. You can take a swim in the hotel’s pool or de-stress in the sauna or steam rooms after a full workout in the hotel’s gym.