The Best Hotels to Book Near Twickenham Stadium
Petersham Hotel was built in 1865, making it even older than Twickenham Stadium | © Petersham Hotel / Expedia
The home of English rugby, Twickenham Stadium is one of London’s premier sporting venues, found in the southwest of the city. Next time you’re catching a game, check into one of these nearby hotels – they’re bookable with Culture Trip.
London’s Twickenham Stadium is the largest dedicated rugby union venue in the world. Catch a match at the home of the England team; take a tour of VIP areas including the changing rooms; or visit the World Rugby Museum to see memorabilia including the world’s oldest international jersey and the oldest international trophy, the Calcutta Cup. These nearby hotels – from pitch-view suites to chic, family-friendly pubs – will make the most of your trip.
Hilton London Syon Park
Hotel, Chain Hotel
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Stay on the edge of the 200-acre (81ha) Syon House estate – the Duke of Northumberland’s country home – and soak it up with a balcony room. All have deep, sumptuous tones, luxury bathrooms and floor-to-ceiling windows. Head to the parkside terrace to sip cocktails by the oldest bonsai tree in Europe, then indulge in the restaurant’s pan-Asian dishes, including sushi and salmon tacos. Finish your stay with a spa treatment – the Superbotanicals Body Experience lasts 90 blissful minutes.
London Marriott Hotel Twickenham
Hotel, Chain Hotel
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Sleep inside Twickenham Stadium at this family-friendly hotel. Rugby fans should book the unique pitch-view suite, where your balcony is almost close enough for you to touch the hallowed turf. Start your day right with the restaurant’s buffet breakfast, and after your big day, head to the hotel pub for speciality burgers and craft beers from Twickenham Brewery. Taking it easy? There’s 24-hour room service, a Virgin Active gym and an indoor pool with special family swim sessions.
4.4/5 (320 Reviews)
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Now from $150 per night
Overlook the Thames and the Surrey countryside at this four-star Richmond Hill hotel built in 1865. Pick a room overlooking the woodlands, Petersham Meadows and the flowing river, and enjoy its sumptuous bathrooms, vintage-style wallpaper and comfy armchairs. Don’t miss the award-winning restaurant with panoramic views – try exciting fish dishes like Chilean sea bass, excellent breakfasts with freshly brewed coffee and good vegan, veggie and children’s options.
The Ampersand Hotel
Boutique Hotel, Luxury
4.7/5 (972 Reviews)
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Now from $252 per night
Are you a foodie? Then book South Kensington’s Ampersand and start your day with an Italian-style brunch, as little ones tuck into the kid’s English breakfast. And don’t miss afternoon tea – inspired by the neighbouring Natural History and Science museums, you can try Darwin’s draught cocktail, dinosaur biscuits under chocolate soil, and half-moon cakes. The children’s version comes on a rocket-shaped stand, brought to life with dry ice. Relax afterwards in your plush room or London skyline-view suite, enjoying 24-hour room service and movies on TV.
Boutique Hotel, $$$
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Enjoy a quintessentially British stay in chic rooms with handmade beds, sustainable furniture and hand-forged copper bathtubs. Kick back on the lantern-lit riverside terrace and tuck into bubble and squeak Scotch eggs with seasonal cocktails – or if you’re indecisive, the ever-changing tasting menu at Steven Edwards restaurant. Stay overnight and you’ll have access to the nearby wellbeing retreat Bhuti, featuring a yoga studio and holistic treatments. Feeling adventurous? The hotel can book you a paddleboarding experience on the Thames.
The Lensbury Resort
4.3/5 (256 Reviews)
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Now from $129 per night
Book a comfy, contemporary room or a suite featuring a tiled fireplace and massage jet shower, and you’ll have access to the exciting leisure activities at this riverside hotel. Indulge in spa treatments such as hot stone massage, hit the gym, play tennis or try activities on the Thames at the hotel’s watersports centre. Children will love the football pitch and kids’ club with activities including swimming, sailing and cooking. Polish off your stay with a posh Sunday lunch at the restaurant.
© The Park Hotel / Expedia
You’ll love this quirky hotel and pub in a Grade II-listed Victorian building. Choose from country-chic bedrooms, lavishly wallpapered boutique doubles, or feature bedrooms with art deco-style lighting and wall art. You can even bring your dog to some of them. The book-lined, armchair-strewn pub is great for breakfast and dinners of jazzed-up British classics: think shoulder of venison pie followed by brandied poached peach. Kids won’t be left out – they’ll love the mini fish and chips.
Richmond Harbour Hotel & Spa
3.8/5 (414 Reviews)
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Now from $121 per night
Unique, colourful and stylish throughout, this 18th-century boutique hotel is designed to complement vibrant Richmond. Expect rooms with original artwork and prints, White Company toiletries and decanters brimming with complimentary gin and sherry for post-adventure pick-me-ups. The Gate restaurant serves afternoon tea on the terrace accompanied by cocktails featuring lemon drizzle gin, Moët and honeyed earl grey. Don’t miss the spa’s Zen garden with Scandinavian hot tubs.
Novotel London Brentford
© Novotel London Brentford / Expedia
This contemporary hotel offers rooms big enough for the whole family and a video game area that kids will love. The family-friendly restaurant serves food and drink throughout the day; you’ll enjoy the long list of top tipples including many whiskeys. There’s a gym, indoor pool and sauna, plus helpful amenities like wifi, a car park, meeting rooms and buffet breakfast.
These recommendations were updated on October 7, 2021 to keep your travel plans fresh.