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Top tips for finding the perfect the United Kingdom hotel
The UK offers a dizzying array of some of the most famous tourist attractions in the world, from historical sites to its renowned museums, palaces and a vibrant nightlife. To experience this all in one city, London is the clear choice.
London is also the financial capital of the UK, making it a favoured destination for business trips. It offers a vast number of hotels in its business neighbourhoods, like the financial district and Canary Wharf. The Hilton London Canary Wharf makes for a good hotel choice here.
In summer, the south coast is where you’ll find the beach resorts, most famously Brighton. It’s a resort where you can have the typical UK beach holiday experience, with plenty of hotels in which to stay, like The Grand Brighton.
To visit one of the UK’s most iconic landmarks, Stonehenge, book a hotel in the Salisbury Plain area. Here we can recommend the Legacy Rose and Crown Hotel or The Pembroke Arms.
The UK has many examples of Roman ruins, and the city of Exeter is one of the best places to explore some of them. Stay in one of the city’s older hotels to get more of a historical experience, like Queen’s Court Hotel.
Visit York for two of England’s most famous attractions, the National Railway Museum and the second most important old Protestant church in England, York Minster. Here you can stay at a hotel like the Grantham Arms.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in the United Kingdom found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was R534, while the most expensive was R8 314.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in the United Kingdom if you stay on a Wednesday. The opposite is true for, Thursday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your the United Kingdom accommodation.
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in the United Kingdom, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in the United Kingdom in January and November.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in the United Kingdom for 2 days.
FAQs when booking a hotel in the United Kingdom
Besides London, there are many other UK cities to experience unique regional cultures and regional dialects. Top choices are the main northern cities like Liverpool, Manchester and Newcastle, and the Yorkshire district. Scotland offers its renowned cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, Wales has Cardiff and Swansea, and in Northern Ireland, you can base yourself in Belfast. All of these cities are on the major motorways, making them easily accessible. You can also branch out and explore the surrounding rural areas outside these busy urban centres.
In Nottingham, you will find the famous Attenborough Nature Centre & Reserve. Some of the most popular national park areas in the UK are the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, the Derbyshire Dales and the Dartmoor region with its Dartmoor National Park. In Scotland, you’ll want to visit the Highlands region and, of course, some of the many Lochs, such as Loch Ness and Loch Lomond. All of these areas have plenty of accommodation choices that will allow you to stay within easy reach of their natural attractions.
If you want to spend your holiday in some of the most iconic hotels in the country, you’ll be spoiled for choice. Famous highlights include the Savoy and the Ritz, but you can find more cost-effective options. The Royal Crescent Hotel & Spa in Bath is one option, as is Linthwaite House Hotel in Windermere in the Lake District. Edinburgh has the Scotsman Hotel, while Manchester boasts Hotel Gotham, and Yorkshire has its Grantley Hall. If you prefer to stay in the Cotswolds region, an excellent option is Dormy House.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in United Kingdom.
Based on KAYAK hotel searches, the most popular destination is London (88% of total searches to United Kingdom). The next most popular destinations are Edinburgh (7%) and York (3%). Searches for hotels in Liverpool (2%) are also popular.
Based on KAYAK hotel searches, the most popular region to stay in United Kingdom is England. Scotland and Wales are also very popular.
KAYAK users have found double rooms in United Kingdom for as cheap as R242 (London) in the last 3 days. The average price is R4 585.
In the last 72 hours, users have found United Kingdom hotels for tonight for as low as R904 (Glasgow). Users have also found 3-star hotels from R904 (Glasgow) and 4-star+ hotels from R983 (Glasgow).
Where to stay in the United Kingdom?
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