Notting Hill has been one of London’s most popular destinations ever since Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts graced its streets in the eponymous film. There are plenty of things to see and do in this leafy, arts-obsessed neighbourhood, home of the world-famous carnival. Check out our guide to the best hotels in Notting Hill.
The Portobello Hotel
The Portobello Hotel | Courtesy of The Portobello / Hotels.com
The Portobello Hotel is conveniently located on a quiet street between Ladbroke Grove and Notting Hill Gate stations, only a short walk away from the clamour and glamour of Portobello Road Market. This quirky boutique offers traditional comfort in each of its 21 individually designed rooms furnished with a mix of old and new. Breakfast is served overlooking one of the neighbourhood’s iconic residential gardens.
The Laslett epitomises Notting Hill’s multicultural creativity. The stylish hotel takes its name from Rhaune Laslett, founder of the original Notting Hill Festival, while the Henderson Bar is named after Trinidadian musician and carnival creator Russell Henderson. The social spaces show off local artists’ work and the hotel is conveniently located close to Notting Hill Gate station with the market, record shops and restaurants all on its doorstep.
The Abbey Court is a bohemian boutique that will appeal to lovers of all things vintage. Each room looks as though it’s been furnished with antiques found at nearby Portobello Road Market. The retro vibes continue in the conservatory where guests can take breakfast before heading out to find some long-forgotten treasure of their own.
Portobello House | Courtesy of Portobello House/Expedia
The beautiful Portobello House sits right in the middle of the action on the corner of Ladbroke Grove and Chesterton Road. With Notting Hill on its doorstep, Portobello House is perfect for couples looking for a romantic getaway. The hotel bar – great for people watching – serves Spanish tapas, cocktails and hosts gin tasting masterclasses and live music at weekends, all amidst a modern English setting.
Juliette’s Bed and Breakfast is a quirky bed and breakfast offers something a little bit different. There are plenty of thoughtful touches, from the beautifully decorated period rooms to the daily breakfast in bed service. Each room has its own en suite and there’s a shared kitchen should guests wish to cook up a storm. Conveniently located close to Portobello Road Market, this bohemian bolthole offers an authentic West London experience.