The Best Hotels in the United Kingdom

Ancient history, otherworldly coastlines, lively cities, and some of the world’s most beautiful countryside: There’s no place quite like the United Kingdom. From the cliffy coastlines of Wales to the untouched natural beauty of the Northern England to some of the most culturally relevant cities in the world. Finding the perfect hotel for you is easy — whether it’s on the beach, in a castle on a mountain, or downtown in the action, the UK has it all.

Hotels in the United Kingdom

Hotels in the United Kingdom © Apex City Of London Hotel

Are you looking for a hotel in the United Kingdom? Discover the land of untouched countryside, unique history, & bustling city action in one of our handpicked UK hotels. We have carefully chosen the best hotels in the entirety of this beautiful country: Romantic hotels fit for honeymoons in Northern England, small hotels on the river in Belfast, city hotels in the heart of London, design hotels in downtown Edinburgh, luxury hotels in idyllic Northern Ireland, and many more. The United Kingdom offers a wide variety of amazing terrain, & always wonderfully and comfortably designed hotels that promise to make your trip to the UK unlike any other. Get hunting!

Where to stay at a hotel in the UK: The United Kingdom’s regions at a glance:

London: Cool culture & world-renowned sites

London should be on every traveler’s list, boasting a fascinating mix of ancient & modern architecture, super cool youth culture, and amazing contemporary art and culture. Located in the southeast near the shore of the English Channel, Great Britain’s capital comes equipped with a history that stretches back to the Roman Times, the always-iconic Big Ben & Westminster Abbey, amazing shopping opportunities, and nightlife that just doesn’t quit. The perfect boutique hotel in London is just a couple clicks away - a hotel] in the historical heart, a 5 star hotel in the one of the world’s most bustling city centers, a design hotel in young & cool Kensington or Chelsea, a spa hotel in the village-like Marylebone, or any combination of stylish hotels in London’s best neighborhoods. London is the metropolis to be for lovers of diverse cityscapes, high-end culture, & having lots of fun.

Scotland: Seaside bliss & city fun in Glasgow & Edinburgh

Scotland, the United Kingdom’s northernmost country, is filled with beautiful mountain wilderness, loads of gorgeous seaside cliffs and castles, and culturally rich capitals. In Glasgow, find bustling nightlife on pretty cobbled streets, a plethora first-rate art galleries filled with Scotland’s lively youth, and the UK’s best shopping outside of London. Pick a hotel among the Glaswegians if you crave the vibrant and cultured, alongside the tranquility of the River Clyde. Head straight East to settle into chic comfort at a hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland’s compact, castle-filled, hilly capital. In the center of the city, find the beautiful looming Edinburgh castle, the medieval Royal Mile, fun museums for the whole family, and all the tasty Scottish whisky you can ask for. As for the rest of Scotland, you’ll be blown away by stunning neo-Gothic architecture and unparalleled views of the sea. Find a hotel in Troon or Ayr to be surrounded by the wonder of the Firth of Clyde, or in Inverness or Aberdeen to be enraptured by the mighty North Sea and all its winding rivers and banks. At magical shore-side hotels, enjoy champagne on the balcony with the one you love, or breakfast in the lobby with the little ones, surrounded by chic design.

England: Medieval cathedrals & metropolitan Liverpool & Manchester

The country of England makes up more than half of the UK and is one of the most visited countries in the world, flaunting awesome countrysides, bustling cities, beautiful national parks, and fascinating history & culture. For breathing taking views of the sea, stay on the Lizard, Jersey Island, or in Cornwall. Try a hotel with a private beach in Porthscatho and relax all day on England’s unique and always stunning coastline. For world renowned natural beauty, check out The Cotswolds, a rural region boasting rolling hills, medieval villages, and extravagant palaces. Up north in Yorkshire, revel in blissful, untouched countryside between stops between the largest medieval cathedral in Northern Europe, York Minster, and a picnic on the banks the River Aire in the small city of Leeds. For some bigger city action, maritime Liverpool and urban Manchester are where you’re going to find that true English spirit — over a bitter beer and a serving of Black Pudding at a pub downtown. Whatever ends up on your England itinerary, a gorgeous hotel in the thick of it is the only way to stay.

Wales: Cliffy coastlines & journeys through the mountains

Wales is a country situated on the southwest coast of Great Britain, renowned for its cliffy coastline, jaw dropping natural beauty, and suite of hilltop castles. Boasting a long list of must-visit hiking paths, gorgeous coastal oases, and even theme parks for some fun with the family, Wales is the perfect place for admirers of natural beauty and relaxed fun. Take a trip on one of the many scenic railroads through the beautiful rugged landscape of the Summit of Snowdon or on the Brecon Mountain Railway; enjoy a romantic sunset on the shore of Afon Mawddach; or even take a cable car ride in Llandudno. In cute and rustic hotels directly on the coast or deeper inland among Wales’ mountains and lakes, settle in to a perfect stay in a small hotel, boutique hotel, or a spa hotel, all offering amazing views, top of the line amenities & service, and plenty of options.

Northern Ireland: Natural beauty & historical Belfast

Northern Ireland known and loved for its glacial valleys, mountainous landscape, and Norman castles. A rather compact country in the United Kingdom, all of Northern Ireland’s favorite site-seeing destinations are at your fingertips. The Giant’s Causeway is a must-see for all travelers, located in the far north and composed of about 40,000 jutting basalt columns. Castle lovers will be totally spoiled here, with hilltop castles and ruins located all through the country — one of Northern Ireland’s favorites is called Dunluce Castle and is situated on the beautiful Antrim Coast. The capital of Northern Ireland, Belfast, brims with fascinating museums, like the engaging Titanic Belfast, lush green spaces, like the Botanic Gardens, and trendy bars sound-tracked with traditional Irish music.

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Hotels in the United Kingdom: Frequently asked questions

You will find the very best 5-star comfort in these luxury hotels in the United Kingdom: San Domenico House, but also in The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa or Pennyhill Park Hotel and Spa.

These dream hotels are perfect for a romantic holiday in the United Kingdom: The Bloomsbury Hotel, San Domenico House as well as The Queensberry Hotel.

These hotels in the United Kingdom have spa facilities and offer everything around the topic of relaxation & well-being: Machrie Hotel & Golf Links and Pennyhill Park Hotel and Spa as well as The May Fair Hotel.

The top holiday regions in the United Kingdom to consider when planning your holiday are: England, Scotland and Wales - popular destinations that offer hidden gems and are also suitable for solo travellers.

Among the most popular touristic regions in the United Kingdom are especially Southern England, Cotswolds, Cornwall – wonderful destinations to have on your radar for holiday plans in the United Kingdom.

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