Hotels with panoramic views of London - London tips

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Here is a selection of the most beautiful hotels offering an incredible view of London and its most beautiful monuments, namely Big Ben, London Eye, St Paul's Cathedral, the Shard or even Tower Bridge.

These hotels are generally upscale and therefore priced higher than average. If you are looking for a romantic hotel to celebrate an event, make a marriage proposal or a surprise for Valentine's Day, this selection will help you make the right choice.


St Martins Lane: a hotel overlooking the London skyline and the Coliseum Theater


In the heart of the tourist district of Covent Garden, St Martin's Lane is ideally located for visiting London, shopping and seeing a musical comedy.

The rooms have large bay windows overlooking the London skyline and some of the Coliseum Theater, one of the largest theaters in the capital.

Address : 45 St Martin’s Lane, Westminster, Londres, WC2N 4HX

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Hotels with a view of the London Eye and Big Ben

London Marriott Hotel County Hall


This 5-star hotel is located on the south bank of the Thames, next to Westminster Bridge and at the foot of the London Eye. An ideal location for visiting London. 70% of the rooms offer an exceptional view of the Ferris wheel and Big Ben. A real postcard that we never tire of contemplating!

The hotel is also a place steeped in history as it is located in the old County Hall which was the former central London town hall, moved by Margareth Thatcher due to budget restrictions. Today this building, which has kept its original decor from 1922, is listed as a historical monument.


Address : London County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Lambeth, Londres, SE1 7PB

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Park Plaza London Riverbank


Park Plaza is opposite the Tate Britain Gallery and rooms overlooking the Thames offer panoramic views of Lambeth Bridge, the Palace of Westminster and the London Eye.

This hotel is suitable for both a loving couple wishing to treat themselves to a romantic room with a view of the Thames as for a family who will appreciate the studios which can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children, with a kitchenette and also offering a panoramic view. on the city.

Address : 18 Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London, SE1 7TJ


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Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London: view of Big Ben or London Eye


This 4-star hotel is a short walk from the London Eye, theaquarium Sea Life, Parliament and Big Ben. The Park Plaza has rooms and studios with a direct view of the London Eye and Big Ben.

Hotel facilities include a 15 meter long swimming pool, gym, sauna, hammam and spa. The hotel also has 3 modern breweries and a bar.

Address : 200 Westminster Bridge Rd, Bishop’s, London SE1 7UT


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Park Plaza County Hall London


Also located in the district of South bank, the superior double rooms offer a direct view of the London Eye. It is in a great location for families who want to visit the Sea Life Aquarium, the London Dungeon Museum, Shrek's Adventure and of course ride the Ferris wheel!


Address : 1 Addington Street, Lambeth, Londres, SE1 7RY

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Hotels overlooking Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens

Marriott Hotel Park Lane


Marriott Hotel Park Lane is a 5 star hotel located in the heart of Mayfair, London's most exclusive district, on the corner of Oxford Street and Park Lane. Many rooms offer a breathtaking view of the royal parks to know Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens.

The hotel offers top-of-the-range services with a 24-hour gym, a hammam, a sauna and a 24m long indoor swimming pool.

Address : 140 Park Lane, Westminster, Londres, W1K 7AA


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Royal Garden Hotel


The Royal Garden is a 5 star hotel with spacious rooms with spectacular views over the gardens and the kensington palace.

Address : 2-24 Kensington High Street, Londres, W8 4PT

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Royal Lancaster


Le Royal Lancaster is a 5-star hotel in the Westminster district, close to Paddington Station and the shops of Oxford Street.

Initially an office building designed by the famous architect Richard Seifert (1910-2001), it was transformed in 1967 into a hotel. As soon as it opened, the hotel became a fashionable place frequented by the stars of the time. The Beatles choose the Lancaster for the afternoon screening of their film Yellow Submarine in 1968.

Most of the 411 rooms and suites spread over 18 floors offer panoramic views of Hyde Park and its famous Italian gardens. You can also enjoy a spectacular view of the London skyline with the program, the Gherkin, the Shard, the Scalpel, the 20 Fenchurch and even the London Eye!

Address : Lancaster Terrace, Bayswater, London W2 2TY

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Hotels with a view of St Paul's Cathedral

Leonardo Royal London St Paul’s


Located in the business district of the City, the Leonardo Royal is a luxurious hotel with a magnificent glass atrium with 4 restaurants, an 18m long swimming pool and a spa.

The Deluxe rooms offer an exceptional view of the majestic dome of the st paul's cathedral, a masterpiece by Christopher Wren combining baroque and classical styles.

Address : 10 Godliman Street, La City, Londres, EC4V 5AJ


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Sea Containers: rooms with a view of St Paul's Cathedral


Situated on the banks of the River Thames, Sea Containers offers rooms with views of St Paul's Cathedral and suites with balconies and views of the Thames.

Besides its exceptional panorama, the hotel has a modern and elegant decoration, signed by the famous British designer Tom Dixon.

The bar on the 12th floor and its outdoor terrace offer a most romantic panoramic view of London.

Right in the heart of the Southwark district, it is ideally located for visiting on one side the Tate Modern Museum, Shakespeare's Globe Theater and Borough Market. On the other side, the London Eye Ferris Wheel, London Dungeon Museum and Sea Life Aquarium within 15 minutes walk.


Address : 20 Upper Ground, Southwark, Londres, SE1 9PD

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Hotels with a view of Tower Bridge and the Tower of London

Citizen M Tower of London


Located directly above Tower Hill underground station, citizenM is a modern, designer hotel in bright colors that will appeal to young couples.
The small but well-appointed rooms boast spectacular views of the River Thames, the Tower of London and Tower Bridge.

Another asset of this hotel is its rooftop bar perched on the seventh floor from where you can admire Tower Bridge and the Tower of London.

Address : 40 trinity square, La City, Londres, EC3N 4DJ


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Leonardo Royal London City – Tower Hill


This hotel in the heart of the City has 307 spacious rooms, some of which have a direct view of the Tower of London and Tower Bridge: some of London's most famous historic monuments!

In terms of facilities, Leonardo Royal has a sauna, hammam, heated swimming pool 25 m long in Romanesque style as well as a gym.


Address : Coopers Row, La City, Londres, EC3N 2BQ

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The Tower A Guoman Hotel


Located on the banks of the Thames and close to St Katharine docks, some of the hotel's rooms offer stunning views of the famous Tower Bridge and the shard, the tallest skyscraper in Western Europe.

Close to transport, it's easy to get around with Tower Hill tube station an 8-minute walk away and Millenium Pier just 2 minutes from where you can catch the company's water taxi. Thames Clipper.


Address : St Katherines’ Way, Tower Hamlets, Londres, E1W 1LD

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Hotels with a view of the City

Leonardo Royal London Tower Bridge


If you are looking for a spacious room with a view of the most beautiful buildings in the City, then the Leonardo Royal London Tower Bridge should be right for you. Among the most emblematic skyscrapers, you can observe: the Gherkin, Scalpel, Heron Tower or even Tower 42.

Address : 45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, Londres, E1 8GP

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Tower of London: rooms with a view of the Gherkin


In the heart of the City, the DoubleTree by Hilton hotel is ideally located for visiting the oldest district of London where Roman remains and modern buildings are concentrated in an area of ​​less than 3km2!

Some rooms have a direct view of 30 St Mary Ax, nicknamed by Londoners the Gherkin in reference to its shape.

On the 12th floor, the terrace of the Skylounge bar is to be discovered at nightfall to enjoy the illuminated skyline.


Address : 7 Pepys Street, La City, Londres, EC3N 4AF

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H10 London Waterloo: rooms with a view of the Shard


On the south bank of the Thames and in the district of Southwark, the location of this modern hotel is ideal for visiting London and more specifically Shakespeare's Globe and Borough Market.

The elegant and modern rooms are bathed in light thanks to the large picture windows offering panoramic views of the City Skyline and the Shard.

From the hotel terrace, enjoy a cocktail while contemplating the buildings of the City and the London Eye 😉

Address : 302 Waterloo Road, SE1 8RQ-Waterloo Road

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Shangri-La: the tallest hotel in London


Located between the 34 and 52nd floors of the Shard, the tallest skyscraper in Western Europe, the work of the famous Italian architect Renzo Piano, the Shangri-La offers an exceptional panorama of the capital.

The luxurious rooms have a bay window offering an almost aerial view of London, view of St Paul's Cathedral, Tower Bridge and the many buildings of the City (Gherkin, Scalpel, 20 Fenchurch Street…). This spectacle is also present in the bathroom where a magnificent bathtub located in front of the bay window allows you to contemplate London while relaxing!

The ultimate, the 'signature' suites on the 39th floor with a 180 ° view of London, from the Palace of Westminster to Canary Wharf.

On the 52nd floor, the highest of the hotel is the Gong the highest bar in London as well as an infinity pool with a panoramic view over London and also winning the title of the highest swimming pool in the capital!


Address : 31 St Thomas Street, London SE1 9QU

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Novotel London Canary Wharf


Opened in 2017 in the Canary Wharf business district, the Novotel is housed in a 39-story high glass skyscraper, housing 313 rooms including 26 suites.
From the rooms you can admire the Thames and Canary Wharf with the skyscrapers of the City and shard.

A bar, a restaurant and a rooftop terrace occupy the top three floors of the tower, culminating at 127 meters and offering a 360 ° panorama and a view of the surrounding skyline… It feels a bit like New York.

Address : 40 Marsh Wall, Tower Hamlets, London, E14 9TP

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