Best Small Luxury Hotels of the World in England

Each year, more than 1,000 independent boutique hotels apply to become a part of the Small Luxury... READ MORE
Each year, more than 1,000 independent boutique hotels apply to become a part of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World portfolio. However, only 5 percent are invited to join the brand, meaning travelers can expect quality amenities, inviting atmospheres and impeccable accommodations when staying at an SLH-affiliated hotel. What's more, mystery inspectors visit the brand's 500-plus properties annually to ensure that guests are experiencing the highest standards of service and value. This brand markets itself as a champion of hidden treasures, so no two Small Luxury Hotels are alike. However, one consistent perk of the SLH brand is the free-to-join INVITED program. This three-tiered benefits system includes rewards like room upgrades and free breakfast. Most importantly, this brand gives customers options: Its portfolio includes everything from family-friendly historical inns to adults-only resorts with Michelin-starred restaurants. Keep in mind, most of the brand's hotels are located outside of the United States, with numerous outposts in Europe and Asia. You can explore several Small Luxury Hotels of the World properties on our Best Hotels rankings.

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    Dukes Hotel
    London, ENG
    1.5 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Dukes Bar serves arguably the most iconic martini in the world, as well as an elegant afternoon tea, but Dukes Hotel offers a lot more than just excellent drinks. Many travelers stay at Dukes Hotel for its central location, as it takes about five minutes to walk from the property to Buckingham Palace. This modern luxury hotel inspires instant comfort and relaxation for all guests with its variety of rooms, from refurbished contemporary rooms to spacious, classy suites. Accommodations feature interactive flat-screen TVs, coffee machines, in-room safes and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Suites include additional perks like homemade welcome cookies, fresh flowers, on-demand movies and a wake-up call, which consists of a hot beverage and pastry of your choice. Previous guests recommend booking a suite for adequate space to unpack and move around with ease. Outside the rooms, guests will find the Private Members Health Club, which includes a gym, a steam room and beauty treatments (for a fee). Past visitors rave about the on-site Great British Restaurant, home to Dukes Bar where bartenders concoct the hotel's signature martini. This space is open for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Members of the INVITED hotel rewards program can earn and redeem reward nights at this Small Luxury Hotels of the World property.
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    Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel
    Stoke Poges, ENG
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 1143 reviews.
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    The Prince Akatoki London
    London, ENG
    2.4 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Prince Akatoki London is a 5 star hotel located at 50 Great Cumberland Place in London. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 61 reviews.
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    The Chester Grosvenor
    Chester, ENG
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Chester Grosvenor is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 3609 reviews.
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    The Ampersand Hotel
    London, ENG
    3.2 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Ampersand Hotel is a 5 star hotel located at 10 Harrington Road in London. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 4332 reviews.
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    Dormy House Hotel
    Broadway, ENG
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Dormy House Hotel is a 4 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 1766 reviews.
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    Vintry and Mercer
    London, ENG
    0.6 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Vintry and Mercer earns rave reviews from recent guests for its central location, impeccable service and comfortable rooms. Situated in the heart of London along the Thames and a quick stroll south of the Mansion House Tube station, the hotel boasts 92 rooms and suites. Accommodations are decorated with velvet curtains and headboards, and wallpaper depicting abstract maps of the city. In-room amenities include Nespresso machines, Marshall speakers, complimentary Wi-Fi access, and the bathrooms feature anti-steam mirrors, C.O. Bigelow toiletries and heated floors – a particular highlight for reviewers. Outside the rooms, guests will find a fitness center, an Asian tapas dining concept and two bars – a basement speakeasy and a rooftop venue that also serves modern British fare like Guinness battered squid and Highland wagyu fillet. The basement bar offers afternoon tea service and inventive cocktails and small plates in the evening. Though recent lodgers heaped praise on the hotel's attentive staff and quiet, yet convenient location, some did bemoan the accommodations' small size (standard rooms measure between 157 to 180 square feet).
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    Rockliffe Hall
    Darlington, ENG
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Rockliffe Hall is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 3345 reviews.
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    The Grand Hotel Eastbourne
    Eastbourne, ENG
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Grand Hotel Eastbourne is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 3321 reviews.
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    Alexander House Hotel And Utopia Spa
    East Grinstead, ENG
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Alexander House Hotel And Utopia Spa is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 2771 reviews.
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    Flemings Mayfair
    London, ENG
    1.7 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Flemings Mayfair is a 5 star hotel located at 7-12 Half Moon Street in London. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 2672 reviews.
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    11 Cadogan Gardens
    London, ENG
    2.5 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    11 Cadogan Gardens is a 5 star hotel located at 11 Cadogan Gardens in London. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 1230 reviews.
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    St James's Hotel & Club
    London, ENG
    1.5 miles to city center
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    St James's Hotel & Club is a 5 star hotel located at 7-8 Park Place in London. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 1119 reviews.
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    Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf And Spa
    Luton, ENG
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    Luton Hoo Hotel, Golf And Spa is a 5 star hotel. It has a 4.0 overall guest rating based on 2992 reviews.
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    The Laslett
    London, ENG
    3.9 miles to city center
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    • Free WiFi

    The Laslett is a 4.5 star hotel located at 8 Pembridge Gardens in London. It has a 4.5 overall guest rating based on 363 reviews.

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