Looking for a cosy, comfortable place to stay in London isn't always easy. However, there are a handful of small, intimate, luxurious hotels that feel like a home from home. Whether you're planning an indulgent weekend away with the girls or a relaxing city break, we've picked the ten best boutique hotels that the capital has to offer. Take a look at where to stay below.
Perfect 10: Boutique hotels in London
Location: A stone's throw from Shoreditch High Street.
USP: The Boundary was launched and created in 2008 by Peter Prescott and Terence Conran, so look out for some of the best contemporary design on show throughout your stay.
Bedding down: There are twelve individually designed rooms and five suites to choose from, although the bespoke furniture, colourful artwork and restored industrial features that fill each room makes it tough to pick a favourite.
Don't miss: The olive tree lined rooftop and the in-house bakery.
What's the damage: From £140 - £450 a night. Prices vary according to time of stay and room size. Visit The Boundary for more information.
Location: The heart of Knightsbridge, with views of the V&A museum.
The USP: Impeccable service. With champagne on arrival and chocolates at bedtime, guests are treated like royalty.
Bedding down:The 28 rooms and top floor studio suites come in a range of designs, from fabulously flamboyant to subtle and peaceful. One thing's for sure - you'll escape the city in ultimate luxury.
Don't miss: Original artwork from artists such as Picasso and Matisse.
What's the damage: For a Classic Double, prices are around £260 a night. Visit Egerton House Hotel for more information.
Location: Chiswick, West London.
USP: The cosy, homely feel.
Bedding down: The 14 guest rooms are light and airy, with all the mod cons you need for a truly indulgent stay.
Don't miss: Cowshed products hidden in the rooms!
What's the damage: Prices start at £90 for members and £105 for non-members. Visit High Road House for more information.
Location: Richmond upon Thames, South West London.
USP: It neighbours Kew Gardens, Richmond Park, Wimbledon and Twickenham to name just a few places. Perfect for a spot of sight-seeing if you get bored easily.
Bedding down: Art deco inspired designs fill each of the 14 rooms. Book a room with a view of the River Thames for a real treat.
Don't miss: A spot of pampering with the in-room 'Bliss Beauty' treatments.
What's the damage: From £190 to £285 a night. Visit The Bingham Hotel for more information.
USP: The first Michelin starred Thai restaurant in Europe.
Bedding down: The simple and understated rooms provide the perfect balance between modern and classic.
Don't miss: All guests have access to the Shambhala Urban Escape spa, only five minutes walk away from the hotel.
What's the damage: Prices start at £390 a night. Visit The Halkinl for more information.
USP: Named after the essayist, Hazlitt's is a beautifully quirky, Georgian building in the heart of central London.
Bedding down: With period furnishings and antique artwork, it's like stepping back in time when entering each room. The suites, named after famous Soho Square residents, are the height of period luxury.
Don't miss: The library is the perfect location to relax by the fire.
What's the damage: Rooms start at £185, suites are priced from £550. Visit Hazlitt's for more information.
USP: Brown's is right on the doorstep of Green Park, as well as Bond Street and Regent Street - great for a touch of retail therapy.
Bedding down: Each room is stylish with a hint of English charm.
Don't miss: The attention to detail. Find a selection of books next to your bed for that extra homely feel.
What's the damage: Prices start at £485.Visit Brown's for more information.
Location: Bethnal Green
USP: The one off vintage furniture. The Grade II listed building has stood in London's East end since Edwardian times.
Bedding down: The blend of old and new is refreshing and unique and if it's space you're after, the apartments are simply stunning.
Don't miss: The craftmanship. Marble floors, staircases and art deco ornaments have been restored beautifully.
What's the damage: Prices start at £290 per night for rooms, while apartments are from £335. You can stay for a month or more!
Visit Town Hall Hotel and Apartments for more information.
Location: King's Cross.
USP: It's the shabby chic hotel of the city.
Bedding down: The nine bedrooms have been transformed by Rabih Hage, and so you can expect to find one-off artwork and a quirky mix of luxurious and cheap materials.
Don't miss: The afternoon tea! Complete homemade cakes and scones.
What's the damage: Prices start at £177. Visit Rough Luxe for more information.
Location: Marble Arch.
USP:Located at the top of Park Lane, Hyde Park, Selfridges and Marylebone beckon!
Bedding down: The rooms are stylish, comfortable and colourful, whether you're in a standard room or a suite.
Don't miss: Sip on a Martini in the HUNter 486 bar.
What's the damage: Prices start at £195 a night. Visit Small Luxury Hotels of the World for more information, or call 00 800 525 48000.