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Top Hotels Close to The British Museum

Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
4 out of 5
0.1 km from The British Museum
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4.1/5Very Good! (1,859 reviews)

"VIP welcome from Claudia at reception and although we arrived 2 hours before check in, we were given our room immediately which was comfortable and had everything we needed. Great location - easy walking distance to Leicester Square, Covent Garden and all the main theatres. I’d recommend Scoff and ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 22, 2020

Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
DoubleTree by Hilton London West End
4 out of 5
0.2 km from The British Museum
CA $200
per night
May 3 - May 4
3.9/5Good! (1,742 reviews)

"Central position and friendly staff. Good breakfast and comfortable room."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 21, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton London West End
The Montague On The Gardens
4 out of 5
0.2 km from The British Museum
CA $365
per night
May 3 - May 4
4.7/5Exceptional! (935 reviews)

"The quality of service is the best I've had in any hotel in the UK"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 7, 2020

The Montague On The Gardens
Rosewood London
5 out of 5
0.3 km from The British Museum
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4.7/5Exceptional! (772 reviews)

"Beatifull building and very Elegant property. Nice amenities Bar"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 2, 2020

Rosewood London
Jurys Inn London Holborn
4 out of 5
0.2 km from The British Museum
CA $187
per night
May 1 - May 2
4/5Very Good! (1,103 reviews)

"Sadly, because of the Coronavirus pandemic, I actually never was able to stay at Jurys Inn. My flight to London was cancelled less than 24 hours before I was to fly to England. I had been so looking forward to staying at this hotel. The location is perfect: 2 blocks from a subway station, within ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 23, 2020

Jurys Inn London Holborn
Morgan Hotel
3.5 out of 5
0.083 km from The British Museum
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CA $123
per night
Apr 11 - Apr 12
4/5Very Good! (644 reviews)

"Excellent location to restaurants and sight seeing."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 19, 2020

Morgan Hotel
St Giles London - A St Giles Hotel
3 out of 5
0.2 km from The British Museum
CA $143
per night
May 10 - May 11
3.7/5Good! (6,327 reviews)

"Easy access to all theatres, a welcoming staff, reasonable choice for breakfast. The bacon was too hard to cut though. Overall very good. Was less happy with housekeeping waking us up on the last morning clearly wanting to clean the room ."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 16, 2020

St Giles London - A St Giles Hotel
Thistle Holborn
4 out of 5
0.1 km from The British Museum
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4.2/5Excellent! (1,627 reviews)

"We loved the London boutique hotel feel and we were able to walk everywhere!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 20, 2020

Thistle Holborn
ME London
5 out of 5
0.8 km from The British Museum
CA $404
per night
May 3 - May 4
4.6/5Wonderful! (909 reviews)

"I liked the building design and atmosphere. Staff was very attentive and helpfull"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 28, 2020

ME London
The Strand Palace Hotel
4 out of 5
0.9 km from The British Museum
CA $187
per night
May 3 - May 4
4/5Very Good! (12,280 reviews)

"The hotel is located at a very good place where you can walk to Big Ben (20 mins). Many restaurants nearby and the staffs are very helpful. However, the rooms a little small. Thank you, team! ❤️"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 20, 2020

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The British Museum is located in a vibrant area of London known for its stunning architecture and popular theater scene. The neighborhood is home to 3308 hotels and other accommodations, so you can find something that works for your stay.

Staying Near The British Museum

Choose from 842 hotels and accommodations within a mile of The British Museum, including these options:

  • The Strand Palace Hotel: This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and a fitness center. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its dining options and proximity to public transit.
  • St Giles London - A St Giles Hotel: With a stay at this 3-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to 4 restaurants and an indoor pool, along with WiFi. Our customers like its family-friendly amenities and proximity to the airport.
  • Kimpton Fitzroy London: This 5-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and a fitness center. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its family-friendly amenities and comfortable, quiet rooms.

Things to See and Do Near The British Museum

After you've visited The British Museum, you can explore the sights within just a few miles of the area.

You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at National Gallery, Westminster Abbey, or Tate Modern. Russell Square, Royal Opera House, and Covent Garden Market are some of the local landmarks to explore. You can check out the local talent at New London Theatre, Phoenix Theatre, and Cambridge Theatre.

If you want to see more of the surrounding area, you might plan a visit to Aldwych Theatre and Lyceum Theatre. Spend some time checking out Queens Theatre, which is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from The British Museum, or make a stop by Leicester Square, located 0.6 mi (0.9 km) away.

Traveling around The British Museum

With so many ways to get around, seeing all of the area near The British Museum is easy. You can take advantage of metro transit at Piccadilly Circus Underground Station, Green Park Underground Station, and Leicester Square Underground Station. If you want to see more of the area, jump aboard a train from London Charing Cross Station, London Victoria Rail Station, or London Waterloo Station.

Frequently asked questions

What's the area like around The British Museum?
The British Museum is located in a vibrant area of London known for its stunning architecture and popular theater scene. If you’re looking for a convenient place to stay, check out the 1732 hotels and other accommodations you’ll find within a mile.
Where is the best place to stay near The British Museum?
Adjacent to The British Museum, St Giles London - A St Giles Hotel is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers 4 restaurants and an indoor pool. Other good options within a short distance include The Strand Palace Hotel and Morgan Hotel.
If I need to cancel the hotel reservation for my stay near The British Museum, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are refundable if you cancel before the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before your check-in date. If your reservation is non-refundable, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the top deals on offer near The British Museum.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip in the area near The British Museum?
To access more information about picking new dates or cancelling your stay near The British Museum, click here.
What can I see and do near The British Museum?
You might want to spend some time browsing the exhibits at National Gallery, Westminster Abbey, or Tate Modern. Russell Square, Royal Opera House, and Covent Garden Market are monuments to see when you’re exploring the area around The British Museum. You can catch a show at Aldwych Theatre, Lyceum Theatre, and Queens Theatre.
How can I get to The British Museum?
Walk to nearby metro stations like Russell Square Underground Station, Holborn Underground Station, and Euston Square Underground Station. If you’d like to venture farther outside of the area, consider renting a car to take in more sights.

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