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The 8 Best Cheap Hotels Near London Victoria Station

Figuring out where to stay in London is hard. First of all, the city is huge – just narrowing down a neighborhood or area is an important first step. Then you need to consider your budget, access to public transit, and other amenities in the area (like corner shops, pubs, and tourist attractions you might want to visit). In the end, you certainly can go wrong, but as you’re reading my blog about all things London, I’ll do my best to ensure that doesn’t happen when it comes to choosing accommodation in my favorite city.

As part of my series of posts about cheap hotels near London train stations (also including Euston, King’s Cross, and Waterloo), here’s the latest installment focusing on affordable accommodation near London Victoria. Whether you’re staying in the region for ease of transport or because of other attractions you want to visit (Buckingham Palace! Victoria Palace Theatre! Westminster Cathedral!), it’s always handy to have a place to rest your head.

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Below you’ll find some of the best cheap hotels near London Victoria station, all within a 10-minute walk and starting from $175 per night or less (base price – it may be higher depending on when you plan to visit). Consider each one to sort out your London accommodation.

Comfort Inn Victoria London

  • Distance: 0.1 miles, 2-minute walk
  • Price from: $174 per night
  • Click to Book: Directly

An Inviting Georgian-style hotel in Central London, the Comfort Inn Victoria is arguably one of the best budget hotels near Victoria Station. Located in the east of London, The Comfort Inn sits right behind Victoria train station. This hotel is better for travelers on a business trip or a quick weekend getaway. Mainly because it offers tons of special offers, especially on holidays, so you’re about to find affordable deals.

As for the facilities, rooms are on the smaller side. However, they will meet basic needs. All rooms come with a world desk, electric kettle, flat-screen televisions, toiletries, hairdryers, and air-conditioning. It also provides free on-the-go breakfast. 

B+B Belgravia

Located a five-minute walk away from Victoria Station, B+B Belgravia is a hotel spread across three Georgian townhouses. It has 17 stylish rooms, with modern and minimalist features available for travelers who come to London.

Half the rooms face the garden, and half face the street. Should you book the latter, keep in mind sound isolation isn’t the best so you may hear the noise from the road. The night rate includes a full English breakfast available after 7:30am.

There’s also a Guest Lounge, which provides free newspapers, coffee, biscuits, tea, and a laptop station in case you need a place to check out emails from work.

Dover Hotel

The Dover Hotel is another of many cheap hotels near Victoria Station where you can stay. Spread across five floors in a Victorian townhouse, the Dover features 34 compact rooms that come with flat-screen TVs, and tea- and coffee-making facilities.

Families are also welcomed at the Dover Hotel, whose rooms range from singles to five-person spaces. The hotel offers guests a free breakfast of cereal, yogurt, toast, juice, and coffee. The main downsides are that some floors share a toilet and there’s no in-room air-conditioning

Overall, I suggest you book this hotel if you’re not going to spend tons of time inside your room or are one of those travelers who need spacious rooms to enjoy a pleasant stay.

Astors Belgravia

When it comes to cheap hotels near Victoria Station, Astors Belgravia is a little gem for travelers. This lovely hotel isn’t just near Victoria station, it is a stone’s throw from what has been voted the prettiest street in London, Elizabeth Street, in the heart of beautiful Belgravia.

It offers 47 bedrooms, including single, twin, triple, family, and club rooms, and the night rate includes a continental breakfast. The staff is fabulous and goes to great lengths in order to ensure you have a pleasant stay. Plus, the reception allows the guests to leave their luggage on the premises at check out if you want to enjoy your last day in London.

Note: the hotel is a 3-story townhouse, so expect stairs!

Bower House

Bower House is a lovely hotel on idyllic Cambridge Street. Its location is ideal, being a 10-minute walk from Victoria Underground and Coach Station, so rest assured you’ll be able to travel easily around the city.

The rooms are cozy and straightforward. They feature everything you need for a pleasant stay, including a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen, and towels, plus a safety deposit box. During hot summer months, the staff provides multiple fans to cool down the rooms. Despite its central location, the area is quite quiet, and there’s not much noise at night; perfect for a peaceful night’s sleep.

Note: Bower House offers two properties as accommodation. One is the Georgian House Hotel located in Pimlico, and the Victorian House Hotel located in Ambleside, Lake District. While both premises are similar, the Georgian House is fancier.

OYO Bakers Hotel

The OYO Bakers Hotel is another great option if you’re spending just a night or at most two in London. The best selling point of this hotel is the location. It is close to landmarks, such as Buckingham Palace, and a 10-minute walk from Victoria Station and Apollo theatre. 

Like other hotels on the list, the rooms are quite tiny – there’s enough room to fit you and your luggage and the bathroom is rather small. Nonetheless, rooms are clean and feature all the essentials, including a TV, and tea/coffee making facilities. The night rate includes a continental breakfast, served in the morning and including cereals, toast, hot beverages, and orange juice.

OYO Townhouse New England Victoria

Offering great value for money, the OYO Townhouse New England Victoria is one of the best budget hotels near Victoria Station. The hotel is close to Victoria station and it was a nice walk from Chelsea and even Battersea Park. Rooms are compact and feature a comfortable Hypnos bed, a TV, and a work desk with PC modem points. The private bathrooms have a shower, and hair dryers are available on request.

There is one thing to consider before booking this hotel: the steep staircase. The hotel has a functioning lift; however, it stops between floors so there are always 5-10 steps from the lift to the room. Staircases are narrow and steep (a typical architectural issue in townhouses) so it may be challenging to carry a heavy suitcase.  

The Victor Hotel London Victoria

Victor Hotel is in an excellent location nearby Victoria station, taking no more than 10 to 12 minutes to get there on foot. This hotel has simple, twin, double, and triple rooms for booking. Rooms are spacious and decorated with traditional artwork. They come with a comfy bed, flatscreen TV and tea and coffee making facilities, spacious desk and free WiFi are ideal for whore traveling for business.

The rooms facing the street are bright and cheerful, and there is surprisingly not a lot of noise from the charming neighborhood at any time of the day or night. If you’re staying on the lower level, rooms are a little dark with just one slightly below-ground window. The only drawback is that the hotel has no lift. You’ll need to be prepared to carry a large suitcase up 6 flights of stairs. 

Have any questions about these top cheap hotels near London Victoria station? Let me know in the comments!

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Valerie fell in love with London on her first trip to the city way back in 2011. Since then, she spent a year living in London and visits as often as she can. Join her to explore my favorite city on earth and learn everything you need to discover the best London has to offer!

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