There are many luxurious hotels in London, but the number of the cheap ones in even greater. This goes for every part of the city, including the central – and to remind you, the Central London is that part of England’s capital that has the biggest number of attractions, important institutions, and historical landmarks, and includes districts such as the City of Westminster or the City of London. We went around the central part of the city in order to find thirteen of the best cheap hotels in Central London, bringing them to you in a form of this article. You won’t have to pay more than £50 for a night in any of these places, and that is not the only thing that makes them great – they are comfortable and have many amenities of the more expensive hotels, even with some extras. One other thing that you can expect is the friendliness of the staff, which is something that the London hotels are well-known for. And you should also be reminded of the fact that if you’re a tourist, you should spend your money on visiting the famous London landmarks, and not on the luxurious accommodation – so take a look at the best cheap hotels in Central London:
The first cheap Central London hotel on our list is the Clink 261, one of the Clink hostels that’s situated on Gray’s Inn Road, now far from the University College London and from the Foundling Museum. It is a fine place that has bright, straightforward rooms that feature the bunk beds and the free Wi-Fi connection, and there are also the female-only rooms. The Clink 261 also serves the buffet breakfast and has a very nice lounge equipped with the Nintendo Wii.
Address: WC1X 8QT, Gray’s Inn Road 261
The second hotel on our list would be the Ascot Hyde Park, which is, as the name says, pretty close to the most famous Royal park of London (being on the northern side of it, on the Craven road). The closest station would be the one at Paddington while the rooms of this affordable hotel have the en-suite bathrooms, safes, the usual coffee machines, as well as the TVs. Every room has the Wi-Fi connection, but using it requires and additional fee.
Address: W2 3BP, Craven Road 11
As the name says, this hotel is located at Paddington, situated on a quiet street and having some simple rooms that are equipped with TVs, tea and coffee machines, as well as with the mini fridges. Every room has a double bed. The Paddington Hotel has the free Wi-Fi connection in its public areas, and there is also a service of the continental breakfast. The Paddington hotel is only four minutes away from the Hyde Park, allowing the guests to take some relaxing walks.
Address: W2 3DA, Gloucester Terrace 28
Located on the road of the same name, the Belgrave House Hotel is among the best of the cheap London hotels, since it has a great location and rooms that are simple yet functional. Each of the rooms at the Belgrave House Hotel has a modern TV and the free Wi-Fi connection, with some of them featuring the drying and laundry facilities. We should also mention that there is the breakfast room, and the closest station is the Victoria coach station.
Address: SW1V 1RG, Belgrave Road 28
The next hotel on our list of the cheap Central London hotels is the Colliers Hotel, situated on the Warwick Way, very close to the Victoria Coach Station. It is an affordable hotel that offers simple accommodation for a low sum of money, having rooms that feature TVs and the usual commodities, while the upgraded rooms bring the en-suite showers. Other than this, the Colliers Hotel serves the continental breakfast and is only a mile away from the well-known Buckingham Palace.
Address: SW1V 1QL, Warwick Way 95
Let’s take a look at the New Market Ale House. This is a straightforward hotel that is situated above a bar on the York Way, some twenty minutes of walking away from the St. Pancras international station. The rooms are, as expected, pretty basic, but all of them come with the flat TV screens, coffee machines, and have the free Wi-Fi access, with most of them having a bathroom. The New Market Ale House also has a small DVD library.
Address: N7 9QG, York Way 17
This particular hotel overlooks the Norfolk Square and is situated in an old Victorian house, less than two minutes of walking away from the Paddington train station. When it comes to rooms, the guests can expect the straightforward accommodation that includes amenities such as tea and coffee machines, mini fridges, modern TV screens, as well as the standard Wi-Fi access. The Tony’s House Hotel also provides the guests with the free continental breakfast, with rooms having a view of the garden.
Address: W2 1RS, Norfolk Square
This modest hotel can be found on the Beaconsfield Road, being pretty close to the Burgess Park, which is very nice since this park offers the visitors to engage in all sorts of activities. The Hour Glass Hotel is about a mile away from the Elephant & Castle stations while the rooms that it features have the usual set of things – Wi-Fi, TV, Mini fridge, and the coffee machine. One of the best things here is that the ground floor of the hotel has a traditional English pub.
Address: SE17 2BX, Beaconsfield Road 131
Run by the same family for over 30 years, the Ventures Hotel can be found in an old Victorian house that is situated at the Sussex Gardens, being only five minutes of walking away from the Edgware Road station and ten minutes away from the Paddington station. It is an affordable hotel that offers some basic rooms, which some with everything that the guests might need while staying at the hotel. The Ventures Hotel also serves the breakfast, and parking your car here requires and additional fee.
Address: W2 1UL, Sussex Gardens 12
The next hotel is called the Restup London, and the building that houses it was built all the way back in 1913 – the Driscoll House – as a lodging house. It is now a funky hostel that offers twin rooms that come with the en-suite bathrooms, bed linens, and the free access to the Internet. Other amenities of the Restup London would include the breakfast and dinner service, a room for the games, a lounge with a modern TV, and the laundry facilities (which require a surcharge).
Address: SE1 4YT, New Kent Road 172
The Grapevine hotel is located on the Warwick Way, just like the previously mentioned Colliers Hotel, where it offers a great choice of the rooms – the guests can choose between the twin, double, single, quad, and triple rooms. These rooms are simple yet very colorful and include the flat-screen TVs and the free Internet access. The team of the Grapevine Hotel is friendly and dedicated, and ready to serve the guests with the complimentary continental breakfast every morning during their stay.
Address: SW1V 4HT, Warwick Way 117
The Caswell Hotel can be found on the Gloucester Street, in Victoria, where it occupies an old townhouse that dates all the way back to the 19the century. Rooms of this place are very functional since they come with things such as the usual machines for the hot beverages, modern television, and access to the Internet through the free Wi-Fi connection. The location of the hotel is great – it is close to both the Victoria station and to the Westminster Cathedral.
Address: SW1V 2DB, Gloucester Street 25
To conclude the article, let’s take a look at the Linden House Hotel, which can be found at the Sussex Place, very close to the Paddington station, which is also the closest point of public transport. The Linden House Hotel has simple rooms that come with the same set of amenities like most of the hotels on our list and also provides its guests with the continental breakfast. The closeness of the Oxford Street shops is another great thing about this affordable hotel.
Address: W2 2TP, Sussex Place 4