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Where to Stay in Tower Hill: 12 Great Hotels Near Tower Bridge

Imagine waking up to the gentle hum of the city, with London’s iconic landmarks just a stone’s throw away. Nestled like a hidden gem amidst the iconic silhouette of London’s cityscape, Tower Hill is a blend of the old and the new, where historic architecture meets modern elegance.

If you’re trying to decide where to stay in Tower Hill, you’re pretty much spoilt for choice. With the majestic Tower Bridge casting its shadow, hotels in this area literally can’t be closer to some of the city’s top sights, public transit, and iconic views.

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Whether you’re gazing out at the stoic Tower of London or ambling along the scenic Thames, staying in this part of the city is an experience that marries the heart of British tradition with the pulse of modern London. So, if you fancy a stay where history, culture, and scenic views are your neighbors, you’re in for a smashing stay in Tower Hill. Here are your best options in the area within a 10-15 minute walk of the Tower of London

Editor’s Note: During my time living in London, I lived in the Shadwell/Wapping area; when my family came to visit, I recommended them to stay near Tower Bridge and they chose a hotel within walking distance of the Tower of London. It’s a great area for first-time visitors especially if you want to have super-easy access to the tube, buses, and river transit. – Valerie

Apex City Of London Hotel

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The Apex City of London Hotel is a four-star property in the vibrant and sophisticated area of Tower Hill. Dripping with class and style this elegant hotel boasts luxurious guest rooms and one of the most highly acclaimed restaurants in this area of the city. The Lampery serves fabulous food throughout the day and is well known for its chic atmosphere and outstanding service.

The Apex City of London Hotel is also very near St Paul’s Cathedral and just a three-minute stroll from Tower Hill Underground Station making moving around the city very easy and stress-free. There is a well-equipped gym at the hotel and the experienced cocktail mixers can whip you up your favorite tipple at the stylish bar in the evenings. 

citizenM Tower of London

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Transport links couldn’t be more convenient than what you get at the citizenM Tower of London hotel, which is literally above Tower Hill underground station! You can be on the tube and on your way to visit all the attractions London has to offer in less than a minute.

The hotel itself has a modern luxury vibe, with each guest room featuring smart technology and wall-to-wall windows. The kitchen serves room service food any time of day or night. If you venture up to the 7th floor, you’ll find a trendy rooftop bar -which showcases splendid views of the city below.

In the mornings you can relax and enjoy the hot or cold breakfast buffet which features unique local treats, familiar favorites, and healthy options for everyone. When it comes to looking at Tower Hill hotels this one should be on the list!

Bonus: You can see a special portion of the London Wall from this CitizenM hotel, which is super cool for history fans!

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Tower Bridge

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When you are trying to decide where to stay near Tower Bridge, The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel is an excellent option. The Tower of London is just five minutes walk away and Tower Hill underground station is even closer.

Boasting stunning, far-reaching views of the iconic London skyline, the rooms here are comfortable and well-equipped. You can spend sophisticated evenings soaking up the views from the chic rooftop bar where they serve all your favorite wines, spirits, and cocktails. The on-site restaurant serves a seasonal menu that consists of cuisine that is inspired by modern British dining.

Hilton London Tower Bridge

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When it comes to Tower Bridge hotels, the Hilton London Tower Bridge is a great choice for those looking for a no-frills, simple and, convenient place to stay with good facilities and even better views; this is the only hotel on the list that’s south of the Thames. Speaking of views, the terrace offers superb outlooks of The Shard and is the perfect spot to enjoy a drink and watch the sun go down.

Many of London’s top attractions are within half a kilometer of the hotel including HMS Belfast and Borough Market. London Bridge Train Station is just 5 minutes walk away while Tower Hill Underground station is a slightly longer 20 minute stroll. The onsite restaurant features a delectable menu with cuisine that showcases seasonal produce and typically British flavors. 

Hotel Indigo London Tower Hill

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Hotel Indigo is one of the more chic Tower Hill hotels. It features individual boutique guest rooms that are well equipped and boast four poster beds and various high-tech mod cons. Exposed brick walls add charm to the property and views of the most impressive buildings in the city greet you as you look out the windows.

The service here is renowned for being welcoming and friendly and the convenient location makes getting around London easy. St. Paul’s Cathedral is a short stroll, and socializing in the Square Mile is a great way to spend the evening. Tower Hill Underground station is just a 5-minute walk away. 

Leonardo Royal Hotel London City

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The Leonardo Royal Hotel London City is a very nice 4-star property in the heart of the city.

When it comes to hotels near Tower Hill Station they don’t get much closer than this one which is just a one-minute stroll away. This makes getting around to explore London’s most exciting attractions super easy.

The hotel itself is modern and sleek, and features two swanky bars and two restaurants where you can enjoy meals throughout the day. For those who like to stay active there is a well-equipped, air-conditioned gym while for those looking for some pampering, there are luxury spa facilities that include a heated indoor swimming pool. 

Leonardo Royal London Tower Bridge

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When thinking about where to stay near Tower Bridge then the Leonardo Royal London Tower Bridge should be on the shortlist. Located in the heart of East London, with superb views of The Gherkin and Tower Bridge, this four-star property enjoys a quiet situation on a peaceful residential street.

A family-friendly restaurant and two chic bar lounges are great places to unwind and enjoy a drink, while the sophisticated luxury spa features a mosaic-walled swimming pool and a sauna. 

Tower Hill underground station can be reached in just under ten minutes on foot, meaning you can easily get around the city to see the sights beyond Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. 

Novotel London Tower Bridge

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Staying at Novotel London Tower Bridge places you in the perfect location to easily reach the very best of the city’s landmarks on foot.

In true Novotel style, this place is modern and simplistic whilst providing everything you need for a convenient and comfortable stay. Why not indulge yourself in the hammam spa and sauna where you can relax and revitalize in equal measure? Those who like to keep active can make use of the well-equipped fitness center, and then enjoy a reward at the swish on-site bar and restaurant which serves delicious European cuisine and all your favorite cocktails.

Tower Hill underground station is less than a minute’s walk, so transport links are superb. 

Rockwell East Tower Bridge

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Tower Bridge hotels don’t get much more popular than the Rockwell East aparthotel; if you’re not familiar with aparthotels, I have a whole list of the ones I recommend in London (and what they are!).

Customer reviews rave about these slick, modern apartments that are really well-equipped with all the conveniences that you might need, and more. Each apartment features a dining area, with bespoke furniture, entertainment devices and a fully equipped kitchen too! The bathroom is filled with complimentary toiletries from the divine White Company which add to that feeling of luxury.

When it comes to getting around the city, Rockwell East is just a seven-minute walk from Tower Hill underground station making sightseeing easy!

The Chamberlain Hotel 

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When searching Tower Hill hotels be sure to check out The Chamberlain which resides in the center of this region, with Tower Hill underground station just a two-minute walk away.

A grand and imposing Edwardian property, this hotel is part of a pub and restaurant offering the most authentic London stay you could wish for. The guest rooms boast bespoke furniture and reviewers of the hotel particularly love the comfort of the lavish beds. You can expect a tailored experience during your stay here, with the staffing team working hard to ensure they cater to each individual guest’s requirements. 

The Tower Hotel

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Nestled within a literal stone’s throw of some of the most famous landmarks in London, The Tower Hotel boasts an impressive, central location. This is a four-star property that effortlessly combines comfort and convenience with a little touch of luxury.

This is a large hotel, with over 800 guest rooms; there are a number of restaurants and bars on-site making mealtimes easy to arrange and reviews rave about the excellent customer service you can enjoy here.

Transport links to take you further afield are conveniently close, with Tower Hill underground station less than ten minutes away by foot. 

Tower Residences by Blue Orchid

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Tower Residences by Blue Orchid are chic, modern one and two-bedroom guest apartments in the Tower Bridge region of London. Located within a charming 19th-century building, this guest accommodation has been lavishly created to provide luxury living in the center of the city. Each apartment has a fully equipped kitchen, and elegant and flexible open-plan dining and living rooms with a workstation.

Tower Residencies can be booked for both short and longer-term visits to the capital city. The transport links are excellent with Tower Hill underground station just a three-minute stroll away where you can hop on the tube and explore the rest of London at your convenience. 

Have any questions about where to stay in Tower Hill, near Tower Bridge, or these hotels I recommend? Let me know in the comments below.

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Vikki grew up in south east London and enjoyed all aspects of the city for many years before she left to travel the world. She still has family in the city and brings her kids back to enjoy all the wonders of London whenever she can.


  • Sally

    Visiting in June 2024. First time visitors. Hotel recommendations given to us have been The Tower Suites by Blue Orchid, The Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo, and the Doubletree London Victoria. There are 3 of us. Do you have a recommendation or preference on any of those three hotels?

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