London's best cheap hotels

London hotels are often remarkably expensive, and much lower in quality than what would be ideal. However, we've located some hotels that provide both low prices and quality accommodation in London. Search for all London hotels.

Grapevine Hotel

Of all the cheap London hotels I know, the family-run Grapevine Hotel in London’s Victoria area offers the best perks and value for travelers. It’s a two-minute walk from Victoria coach station and five minutes from Victoria rail and tube station, plus it offers great extras like 19” flat-screen TVs with Freeview in every room as well as free Wi-Fi and complimentary buffet breakfasts. There are also free London maps available which give you 20% off over 70 attractions, totting up to a saving of £250. Close-by attractions include Buckingham Palace, Mayfair and the West End. 

117 Warwick Way
Tube station: Victoria

Walrus Waterloo



Located above a pub just south of the Thames, the Walrus Waterloo hostel offers a ready-made social life on your doorstep. If you don’t fancy a night out, just pop downstairs for a few drinks – plus, they offer a free breakfast, self-catering facilities and free bed linen. Staying south of the river Thames means you’ll experience a different part of London from the normal tourist trail. Nearby South Bank attractions include the British Film Institute, the Royal Festival Hall and the Hayward art gallery. London Bridge is a short walk away, too.

Tube station: Waterloo or London Bridge

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