Best budget hotels in London for 2023

Looking for the perfect budget hotel in London for your upcoming trip? We’ve combed through our listings of recommended hotels in the Queen’s city to come up with the following top best budget hotels in London for this year.

Each of these has that special combination of nightly rates at a good value, great locations, high customer ratings and enough essential amenities to ensure that you have a restful night’s sleep. Throw in a free English breakfast and we’re sold!

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10 best budget hotels in London

Princess Hotel

Book a classic cheapo room at the lovely Princess Hotel.

Princess Hotel

35-39 Argyle Street
Average nightly rate for a double: £76

Located just two blocks south of Kings Cross and St. Pancras stations, the Princess Hotel is a sweet, old-fashioned B&B that offers room with and without private bath at very low rates. English breakfast included. (Read review)

The Celtic Hotel in Bloomsbury

The Celtic Hotel in Bloomsbury is one of our favorite budget hotels in Europe.

Celtic Hotel

61-63 Guilford Street
Average nightly rate for a double: £101

The Celtic Hotel is one of our favorite budget hotels in all of Europe. It boasts lovely proprietors, great rates, clean rooms, and a central location next to Russell Square in the heart of Bloomsbury. In short, it’s hard to find anything to complain about (aside from the difficulty of booking a room!). (Read review)

LSE Bankside House

LSE Bankside House is only available in the summer, but rates are a steal.

LSE Bankside House (Summer Only)

24 Sumner Street
Average nightly rate for a double: £112

The LSE Bankside House is a London School of Economics dormitory, one of several open to the general public during summer months. All are well-priced for London, and Bankside has an enviable location next to the Tate Modern. Its 560 rooms are available in single, double, triple, and quad configurations. (Read review)

Rushmore Hotel

Grab a great deal on a themed room at the Rushmore Hotel.

Rushmore Hotel

11 Trebovir Road
Average nightly rate for a double: £117

The Rushmore Hotel has styled each of its 22 rooms with an individual theme, making the three-star hotel near Earl’s Court stand out from the crowd as a fun, cozy and intimate stay. Continental breakfast included. (Read review)

Hotel Meridiana

For a traditional English B&B experience, book a room at Hotel Meridiana.

Hotel Meridiana

43-44 Argyle Square
Average nightly rate for a double: £125

Situated in a smart, old-fashioned townhouse, this family-run two-star hotel has the charm of a traditional English B&B. The 25-room property is located on Argyle Square, a quiet street near King’s Cross Station and the British Library. Rooms are simple, but the location is convenient and the low rates include a full English breakfast. (Read review)

Latvian Guesthouse

Enjoy some quiet time in the courtyard at 72QT.


72 Queensborough Terrace
Average nightly rate for a double: £131

The Latvian Guest House, also known as 72QT, is a surprising and somewhat hidden budget hotel near Hyde Park in Bayswater, offering 16 simple but well-maintained guestrooms. Free cooked breakfast, Latvian touches, and cheap rooms all add up to an excellent London cheapo stay. (Read review)

St. Athans Hotel

Simple and sweet is the name of the game at St Athans Hotel.

St Athans Hotel

20-24 Tavistock Place
Average nightly rate for a double: £134

Situated in historic Bloomsbury, the family-run St Athans Hotel offers simple one-star rooms (with shared or private bathrooms) at rock-bottom rates. Most of the hotel’s 45 guestrooms share facilities and feature a sink and no other in-room amenities. A few rooms are equipped with private facilities, as well as a TV.

Caring Hotel guestroom with pale green walls and double bed

A chic, newly upgraded room at the Caring Hotel. Photo:

The Caring Hotel

24 Craven Hill Gardens
Average nightly rate for a double: £143

The Caring Hotel is a “cheap-as-chips” family-run B&B situated in a historic townhouse on a picturesque street, a short walk from Hyde Park. The hotel offers 25 clean, recently renovated rooms, friendly service and a fantastic location, making it a solid value. Breakfast included. (Read review)

exterior of George Hotel London, a white building with lots of shrubbery

George Hotel is in a peaceful location and overlooks the Cartwright Gardens. Photo:

George Hotel

58 – 60 Cartwright Gardens
Average nightly rate for a double: £148

For a peaceful stay with garden views, check out the George Hotel. This bed and breakfast is a short walk to the British Museum and offers simple, clean rooms. Be sure to ask for a room with a view of the Cartwright Gardens. Included in the rate are some extra perks, too, like a full English breakfast and access to the private park across the street. (Read review)

Seven Dials Hotel

Rooms at Seven Dials Hotel are a great deal for the central location.

Seven Dials Hotel

7 Monmouth Street
Average nightly rate for a double: £150

Located smack dab on Monmouth Street in the one of the cutest corners of the West End, this two-star hotel is one of the best values for staying in the very center of the city. It offers clean and comfortable rooms, with a free English buffet breakfast and a location that’s perfect for exploring much of central London by foot.

More hotel recommendations

Want to read more of our hotel picks for London? Check out all of our listings here, or click to see hotels in South Kensington, Bloomsbury, near Victoria Station, Paddington Station, and near Hyde Park.

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