Top hotels with amazing views in London

The city on Thames river is a viewholic paradise because of its historical importance which is brought to mind by omnipresent gorgeous old buildings like The Tower of London, Parliament with well known Big Ben or St. Pauls Cathedral combined with ultra-modern city materialized in The Shard or Financial District in The City.
You can choose from several very different views in the city. Hotels around the Thames river will grant you views over the city's main sites and bustling river traffic. Hotels and Apartments around Hyde Park will please you with panoramic views of London and the park. The third option is overlooking the modern cityscape of The City.

Montcalm Royal London House-City of London

 The City Skyline

 The Gherkin

Enjoying a central location in the heart of London, right next to Finsbury Square Garden and a short walk from Liverpool Street, Montcalm Royal London House-City of London offers free WiFi, a rooftop bar with spectacular views of the city and a spa.

Views from Montcalm Royal London House-City of London

The Park Tower Knightsbridge

 Hyde Park

 London's skyline

Location on the edge of Hyde Park and building’s circular tower design together ensures that each of the 280 luxury rooms has impressive views of London's skyline. The Park Tower is a five-star hotel so You can sure that you will find here everything you need, plus the views.

Views from The Park Tower Knightsbridge

The Royal Horseguards

 Thames river

 London Eye

Hotel located on the riverbank of Westminster only a few steps from Trafalgar Square and offers beautiful views over river Thames and the world-famous London Eye. The hotel itself is a cultural monument and truly a top-notch hotel.

Views from The Royal Horseguards

Hotel Cafe Royal

 Regent Street

 Piccadilly Circus

Hotel Café Royal is an iconic luxury 5-star hotel in the heart of central London, restorated in a building of old afeteria Café Royal which is dating back to 1865. With the hotel situated to the South-West of Mayfair and Soho to the South, the property is positioned on Regent Street and thanks to that it offers direct view on Piccadilly Circus and the Duke of York Column.

Views from Hotel Cafe Royal

Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London

 Tower Bridge

 City panorama

Occupying levels 34-52, the Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London offers 5-star luxury and breathtaking views of the capital and beyond. It features an exquisite restaurant and serves cocktails until late at the highest bar in London. Each uniquely designed guest room has floor-to-ceiling windows providing spectacular views of the city, and maintains the theme of Oriental elegance found throughout the hotel. Featuring the body-contouring-technology ‘Shangri-La Bed’, rooms include a TV, iPod dock, coffee machine, complimentary WiFi and a set of binoculars.

Views from Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London

Radisson Blu Edwardian, Hampshire

 Leicester Square

 London Panorama

This mindblowing five-star hotel is situated right in the heart of London on Leicester Square, near to all of the main sites and bustling nightlife. For staying on the higher floors, you will be rewarded with the views of all of London with The Eye or Big Ben.

Views from Radisson Blu Edwardian, Hampshire

Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living

 Hyde Park

 London Panorama

The ultramodern hotel presented by Jumeirah lays on the Park Line with a direct approach to Hyde Park is one of the best possible choices in London. You will enjoy some amazing views, whether you would love to watch sunsets over the greenery of Hyde Park, or sunrises with the London Eye or The Shard.

Views from Grosvenor House Suites by Jumeirah Living

Cheval Three Quays at The Tower of London

 The Shard Skyscraper

 Thames river

Nestled between the contemporary culture and historic guise of the River Thames, Cheval Three Quays is a multi-award winning destination in the heart of the City of London, with breathtaking views over the Tower of London, the Thames and Tower Bridge, the Shard and HMS Belfast. The location of this residence is particularly suited to cosmopolitan London life. Reach the financial city, vibrant East and cultural West End with ease or take the scenic route along the River Thames. Enjoy vibrancy and privacy whilst experiencing a little bit of heaven in London.

Views from Cheval Three Quays at The Tower of London

London Marriott Hotel County Hall

 Big Ben

This hotel is a famous site itself. Located on the riverbank with direct approach to the viewholic site of London - The Eye of London. In the County Hall Hotel, you will be granted with amazing views on river Thames, Big Ben with Parliament building and whether You like it or not, even The Eye.

Views from London Marriott Hotel County Hall

Crowne Plaza London - Albert Embankment

 Parliament building

 Thames river

Crowne Plaza London - Albert Embankment is much more than just a luxury business hotel. It’s a stylish destination for the discerning London visitor – whether you’re in town for work or pleasure. Relax and unwind in elegant river-view rooms. Beautifully furnished with opulent artwork, these contemporary rooms are fully equipped to make your stay as comfortable as possible.

Views from Crowne Plaza London - Albert Embankment

Park Plaza London Riverbank

 Parliament building

 Thames river

On the South Bank of the River Thames, Plaza on the River suites offer elegant, luxury accommodation. Many have superb views of London, whilst some have a modern fitted kitchen. Free WiFi is available in public areas. With free WiFi, air-conditioned suites also have full-length windows and bathrooms. Some rooms feature a living area with a dining table and a plasma TV. Rooms can be set up for disabled guests upon request at the hotel.

Views from Park Plaza London Riverbank

Dorsett City London

Dorsett City is the perfect choice for business as well as leisure travelers thanks to its location near The City which is a business hub with close proximity to Tower Bridge and Tower itself. It can easily become Your gateway to London. And the views! If You choose Your room right, you can overlook the city from above together, with many high-raise buildings and historical sites.

Views from Dorsett City London

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London

 Big Ben

 Westminster bridge

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London is set opposite the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, on the South Bank. It is close to the London Eye, the Aquarium, restaurants and theatres. Westminster and Waterloo tube stations are just a short walk away. The large, contemporary air-conditioned rooms have modern luxuries, including a flat-screen TV, large desk, mini-bar, fridge and safe. Studios and apartments are also available.

Views from Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London

The Tower A Guoman Hotel

 The Tower

 The Shard

Nestled between the River Thames and St Katherine’s Dock, and next to Tower Bridge, The Tower Hotel offers ideal location, a restaurant, a bar and a fitness centre. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. Each room at The Tower has a flat-screen TV with Freeview channels and a desk.

Views from The Tower A Guoman Hotel

Other tips for viewholics in London

Restaurants and bars with top views in London

You can find most of the amazing views of the city from different buildings and structures but what about getting a drink with a view? For example, The Rooftop Cafe at Selfridges has an outdoor terrace that gives you a great view of Oxford Street. If you are looking for something more high end then you can go to the top of The Shard and have a drink at Aqua Shard. This will give you an amazing view of not only London but also of the surrounding areas.

If you are looking for a different perspective of the city then you can try The Sky Garden.

Lookouts in nature around London

If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city for a while, there are some great options. Primrose Hill is a popular park that offers sweeping views of London. Another option is Richmond Park, which is the largest of London's Royal Parks and home to herds of red and fallow deer. Or, for something a little different, try Hampstead Heath, which is one of the highest points in London and has some incredible views of the cityscape.

Views from London's iconic spots

Some of London's most iconic landmarks offer stunning views of the cityscape. The OXO Tower is a great option, as it offers panoramic views of the city from its rooftop bar. The Shard is another option, and its viewing platform is one of the highest in London. For something a little different, try the London Eye. This giant Ferris wheel offers incredible views of the city, and it's a great way to get a different perspective on London's landmarks. For something a little more unique, why not try taking a ride on the Emirates Air Line cable car? This is the only cable car in the UK, and it offers stunning views of some of London's most iconic landmarks, including The Shard.