The Best Hotels near Stamford Bridge, Chelsea
You'll find plenty of variety for accommodation around Stamford Bridge, Chelsea | © Chris Harris / Alamy Stock Photo
If you’ve got tickets to the next Premier League showdown or are visiting Stamford Bridge for a tour of the historic stands, pitch and changing rooms, there are some excellent hotels to book in Chelsea and around some of London’s most affluent neighbourhoods. Here are the best hotels in Stamford Bridge, Chelsea.
The Chelsea Harbour Hotel & Spa
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Looking for some serious spa-time when you’re in London? Book a luxury spa break at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel & Spa, which boasts relaxing river or marina view suites. This five-star hotel is home to the Blue Harbour Health Club and Spa, where you’ll find an indoor swimming pool – complete with massaging body jets. You’ll love the heat of the sauna and the revitalising air of the steam room, while a professional sports massage will smooth over any niggles from the gym. After a workout, refuel at the Chelsea Riverside Brasserie, where you can dine out with a view of Chelsea Harbour.
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If you’re an eco-conscious traveller, then Hotel Rafayel has the green credentials you’re looking for. The hotel, which is part of Battersea’s new Falcon Wharf development, doesn’t skimp on luxury in its pursuit of sustainability. It’s plastic-free and the luxury furnishings are all made from recycled materials. The steel and timber structure is surrounded by landscaped plants, while bamboo farms allow more oxygen to be released into the atmosphere. Spa products are all organic at Hotel Rafayel and the bar only stocks locally sourced products.
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Cross the Thames and on the other side of the river you’ll find the Alma Hotel, a traditional London pub that’s been refurbed with stylish, boutique accommodation. The Alma Hotel takes match days seriously, as pints flow and the football’s shown on large television screens. If you can’t get a ticket to Stamford Bridge, then this is the next best thing. Start your mornings with a full English breakfast in the pub.
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The Captain Cook in Fulham is named after one of the world’s most legendary sailors, so rest assured that this is a hotel that puts the needs of world travellers first and foremost. The Captain Cook is a traditional British inn providing pub-grub and comfortable lodgings. The rooms are decorated with nautically themed world maps and decor, while the gastro-pub below serves up an eclectic international menu – including a fine selection of Spanish tapas alongside classics like beer-battered fish and chips.
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St Paul’s Hotel in Hammersmith is the perfect choice for the history-loving traveller. This four-star boutique is located within the heritage-listed brick walls of No. 153 Hammersmith Road, a former school house designed by the same architect as London’s Natural History Museum. Classic furnishings complement the rustic old school house, while guests will love the extensive grounds and vintage touches such as the antique piano in the drawing room.
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Surround yourself with royalty when you check into the Queen’s Gate Hotel, where you’ll find 90 spacious rooms – just a short walk from the royal residence of Kensington Palace. Within a refurbished, 19th-century Victorian townhouse, you’ll feel seriously regal as you stroll through the inviting pillars of the lavish entranceway. The Q Bar/Restaurant serves up an afternoon tea fit for the Queen, while dinner and drinks on their heated, undercover terrace is the best way to end any day.
Twenty Nevern Square Hotel
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Enjoy the peace and quiet of Twenty Nevern Square Hotel’s private garden and courtyard when you stay at this boutique bed and breakfast. The best of the hotel’s 20 individually styled rooms have their own private terraces or balconies, and the attentive staff will happily serve up scrambled eggs and fresh coffee while you enjoy the view in the morning. The suites offer an oriental atmosphere in central London, with the Pasha Suite and Ottoman Suite both featuring four-poster beds and free-standing baths.
Hotel Indigo London – Kensington
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If you’ve got a taste for fine Italian dining then check into this hotel, where you can enjoy the Mediterranean delights of Theo’s Simple Italian restaurant. The menu, curated by celebrity chef Theo Randall, includes simple pizzas and pastas alongside spinach and rocket salads. The hotel and the Italian restaurant are both situated inside a Victorian townhouse in Kensington, with rooms offering minimalist but modern decor, and bright colourful furnishings.
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Expect opulence and grandeur at the Bentley Hotel London. The 64 luxury rooms and suites are furnished with elegant, traditional decor, while the spacious marble bathrooms and whirlpool bathtubs exude refinery. You can unwind with a revitalising hammam in Le Kalon Spa, before heading for afternoon tea at the Peridot restaurant. Cocktails are served at the Malachite, where you can enjoy a signature Malachite Martini in plush velvet surroundings.
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Kensington’s Ampersand Hotel offers refined rooms with unique inspirations. The single and double rooms in this elegant townhouse have been designed with astronomy in mind, while the superior rooms are inspired by music. The hotel offers its guests a varied array of cuisines: the Apero restaurant serves up Italian-style risotto and gourmet pastas, while the Drawing Rooms cafe is known for its champagne-laden afternoon tea with a French twist.