From movies and art to West End musicals hotels, are going above and beyond with their decor. These are a few of the coolest themed hotels in the capital
Our pick of London’s themed hotels
Ibis Styles London Ealing Hotel
Lights! Camera! Action! Inspired by the iconic Ealing television and film studios, movie-loving travellers can immerse themselves in the magic of cinema at their new Ibis Styles London Ealing Hotel. Guests can expect red carpets, mirrors bordered with faded movie reels, paparazzi shots and film posters. The hotel has 120 generously-sized bedrooms (including 16 special family rooms). There are bedside tables fashioned from recycled film cans, lamps with ‘barn doors’, and carpets woven with references to classic films. With 42inch TVs in every bedroom, guests will feel like they’re in their own private cinema as they unwind in ultimate comfort on the ibis Sweetbed™.
Overnight stays start from just £52 for a double room, bed and breakfast. For more information or to book an ibis hotel, please visit ibis.com
Church Street Hotel
Located in Camberwell, the Church Street Hotel is a Spanish Americana oasis inspired by the warmth and sensuality of the Americas. The hotel building comprises three townhouses and is approximately 150 years old. Each room is balanced with the sensuality of traditional hand-crafted artistry; expect lovingly designed ‘Casita’ style rooms and Mexicasa bathrooms. Their Havana Lounge is a place to unwind and feel at home with its accessible honesty bar.
For more information or to book please visit churchstreethotel.com or call +44 20 7703 5984
The Exhibitionist Hotel
The Exhibitionist Hotel Kensington is unlike any other hotel in London with art being the central feature throughout the hotel. Every month the hotel public spaces are taken over by the best in up-and-coming artists to showcasing their work. The hotel has 37 individually designed rooms all with excellent bathrooms which feature separate rain shower and baths.
For more information or to book, please visit thekeycollections.com or call +44 (0)20 7915 0000
Ibis Styles Southwark Hotel
Curtains up! Step into theatreland at the Ibis Styles Southwark Hotel. Equipped with its very own stylish bar, this quirky stay is home to 114 spacious bedrooms, all creatively designed around the theme of the West End. Explore the magic of the stage with rooms inspired by some of London’s most-loved shows, from The Wizard of Oz to The Phantom of the Opera. All rooms feature comfortable beds for a great night’s sleep, as well as en-suite walk-in power showers for an invigorating start to the day.
For more information or to book an ibis hotel, please visit ibis.com
The Rookery Hotel
With antique furniture, pictures and fabrics, The Rookery is a masterpiece of old-world charm. The Georgian-themed hotel has polished wood panelling, stone-flagged floors and open fires which give the place a warm, homely atmosphere. But it’s not just the decor, The Rookery is all about old-fashioned hospitality; here you’re guaranteed friendly and efficient service, plus an excellent location just minutes from some of London’s most iconic attractions.
For more information or to book, please visit rookeryhotel.com