The Best Hotels to Book Near Selfridges Department Store, London

Stay at a glamorous hotel near Londons greatest department store, Selfridges, and experience luxury to the fullest
Stay at a glamorous hotel near London's greatest department store, Selfridges, and experience luxury to the fullest | © Rod Olukoya / Alamy Stock Photo
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Visiting London to shop? Well, Selfridges – the prime Oxford Street department store since opening in 1909 – is the place to go for high-end, designer fashion and beauty products. And you’re guaranteed to find some of London’s finest hotels nearby, as well as major landmarks including Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park – now bookable on Culture Trip.

1. The Beaumont

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The Beaumont
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With Selfridges a mere block away from its front door, the Beaumont is a top hotel choice for anybody planning to have an immersive shopping experience in London. For everybody else, it’s still a top hotel choice, thanks to the luxurious art deco building and rooms, marble bathrooms and modern amenities, such as USB ports. ROOM, by Anthony Gormley – a high-concept suite housed inside an abstract sculpture – is a truly unique hotel room. There’s also an on-site spa and hammam, a cocktail bar and three restaurants.

2. The Mandeville Hotel

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Another world-class hotel within jumping distance of Selfridges is the Mandeville, taking up an elegant Victorian building and offering the best of modern hotel comforts. The designers here have not pulled any punches, making bold and often brazen creative choices, particularly with the Riviera Rooms – the most daring of which is the Jewel Box, juxtaposing a kitschy jewel-patterned bedspread with black-and-white pinstripe wallpaper. The Mandeville also has an in-house shopping concierge, ready to help you find your next look.

3. The Marylebone Hotel

Chain Hotel, Luxury

The Marylebone Hotel
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If you like your hotels to be elegant but not too ostentatious, the Marylebone Hotel strikes a great balance between demure yet original, in both decor and comfort. The trick here is the blend of textures: patterned wallpaper and carpets, straight-lined coving and dimpled, plush bedspreads. There’s also a large gym on-site with a 59ft (18m) swimming pool and a juicery, serving up fresh juices and smoothies to help you stay as healthy as possible during your trip.

5. Durrants Hotel

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With its portico entry, wooden wainscoting and ivy-coated exterior, Durrants Hotel is quick to establish a reserved and traditional charm. The Georgian townhouse hotel has been in the same family for over a century and the decor stays true to these time-honoured roots – through features such as antique furniture and oil paintings. The George Bar has a private club atmosphere, finished with leather chairs and an open fire.

6. Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill

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Honouring the great Sir Winston Churchill, this Hyatt Regency property on Portman Square is only a few minutes from Selfridges. There’s a refined air to the decor – using earthy tones and fresh flowers for a pop of colour. Rooms contain a work desk and lamp, robes and slippers and little nods towards the hotel’s inspiration, Churchill, through statuary and artwork. The art deco Churchill Bar and Terrace is a real highlight, serving bespoke cocktails, fine wines and, quite naturally, Cuban cigars.

7. The Prince Akatoki London

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Japanese culture is at the heart of the Prince Akatoki London, where Buddhist belief is infused in the design choices – bringing sophisticated minimalism to each room. Within this sanctuary-style accommodation, you’ll find a traditional Japanese tea set, rainfall showers and plenty of space. The restaurant, TOKii, serves Japanese fusion cuisine – and you’ll find top Japanese whiskies and sake at the on-site lounge bar.

8. The Montcalm London Marble Arch

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Are you planning on going all-out during your trip to London? Perhaps, aside from the shopping at Selfridges, you want to treat yourself to something a little more unusual than normal? Well, here at the Montcalm in Marble Arch, you can experience having a private butler service in the suites. It’s no surprise that other services at these luxury digs include a spa and fitness centre, along with a champagne bar.

9. London Marriott Hotel Marble Arch

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Marriott’s Marble Arch hotel is a great choice for those seeking a modern accommodation option with plenty of amenities. At a minimum, rooms here come with USB charging ports, Apple TVs and a work desk with an ergonomic chair. The bright blue artwork brings a soothing burst of colour to the otherwise minimal, crisp rooms, which are filled with light during the daytime – thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows.

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