Soho has a huge range of accommodation available – from luxury 5-star hotels, to lively budget hostels. Here’s our guide to the top hotels and accommodation in Soho:
Ham Yard Hotel – This arty boutique hotel is a light-filled, spacious new build located at the bottom of Regent Street, perfectly placed for Mayfair and Soho. This modern hotel was designed to be an all-encompassing village in itself and boasts its own shopping centre, theatre, nightclub, bowling alley, library, health centre, and even a hypoxic chamber for specialist altitude training!
The Soho Hotel – The best thing about The Soho Hotel is definitely the screening rooms and in-house cinema. Film fans can avoid the crowds and watch the latest releases without even leaving the comfort of their hotel. There is also a modern restaurant and bar which offers delicious, seasonal cuisine in a lively setting. The huge, luxurious bed frames and striking designer wallpaper also make this hotel stand out.
Mimi’s Hotel Soho – Mimi’s provides a lively and affordable base to explore the city. The new building offers small but comfortable rooms and features plenty of high-tech features including – filtered air, underfloor heating, and state of the art soundproofing. Popular Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club is just a few doors along the street, and the theatres of Shaftesbury Avenue can be reached within a few minutes’ walk.
Karma Sanctum – This trendy hotel was designed in a rock’n’roll theme and features stunning stained-glass windows and a rooftop jacuzzi offering amazing views over the city skyline. There’s modern British cuisine and local drinks served at the hotel’s modern restaurant, Wild Heart Bar and Grill.
Hazlitt’s – This beautiful period hotel is the former home of British author William Hazlitt. The house offers authenticity – the original floorboards and features have been carefully retained, and the rooms are decorated with a range of antiques and vintage prints. All of the rooms have been individually designed and furnished, with many featuring free-standing bathtubs and Victorian fittings.
SoHostel – This is the best option for a travellers on a budget and provides great accommodation for those who aren’t bothered about frills. You’ll find nicely-priced dorm rooms, twins and doubles, plus a roof terrace and guest-only bar and roof garden, free wi-fi and breakfast. The best thing about this hotel is undoubtedly the location – it’s right in the centre of Soho, meaning you can explore central London without even needing to pay for public transport! SoHostel is perfect for people looking for bargain accommodation in the centre in Soho.
The Z Hotel Soho – This is a great option if you’re working to a tight-ish budget, but would still like some comfort. The rooms are basic and small, but still comfortable and at this price, for this location, you cannot complain. The hotel is located in the middle of Soho, on Old Compton Street, making it a great base for exploring the city. En-suite rooms can be booked at bargain prices, and come with organic wool mattresses and duvets from Devon. There’s also free wine and cheese in the evenings.