London's best hotels for meetings and events

Looking to hire a hotel for a meeting or corporate function? Look no further, as we've rounded-up the best hotels for hire in London that are home to a wealth of incredible spaces for your next event. Whether you’re planning an intimate meeting or a lavish drinks reception, these hotels are privy to a diverse range of spaces that cater for every type of occasion. Have a read about each one below, then go ahead and book one today.

Updated on 29 March 2023

London is a city blessed with some of the finest hotels in the world, many of which form an integral part of the city’s history. Aside from offering next-level accommodation and impressive dining rooms, many also offer first class facilities for all kinds of events. To help you find the perfect event and party venue, we’ve created a comprehensive list of London’s very best hotels for hire.

We’d argue that hotels offer some of the best venue hire options in the city. They’re usually home to a diverse range of spaces, from smaller, smart boardrooms to beautiful ballrooms, and many come ready equipped with state-of-the-art facilities. From high-spec AV equipment to excellent in-house catering services, you’ll find everything you need to host a successful corporate event under one roof. Of course, one of the greatest perks of hiring a hotel is on-site accommodation. So, if you have clients or guests travelling from further afield, they don’t need to worry about sorting a bed for the night.

The best part is that London is crammed with fantastic hotels, which means there’s a huge range of options in every corner of the city. Whether you’re keeping your search central or have a specific area in mind, you’re sure to find somewhere in this list to fit the bill. To help make things a bit easier, we’ve also included notes below each one on noteworthy features – things like capacities, room styles and special capabilities. Whatever you’re planning, be it a conference, corporate dinner, work lunch, presentation or networking event, these hotels for hire cater for a broad range of events and occasions.

The Standard, London

The Standard, London

10 Argyle Street, King's Cross, London, WC1H 8EG

Instantly recognisable thanks to its futuristic facade, The Standard is an iconic London hotel boasting 10 versatile event spaces - each one offering its own distinctive style, function and capacity. Whether you're looking for somewhere to work or play, its stylish spaces are sure to impress.

Max Standing 400
Max Banquet 130
Shangri-La The Shard, London

Shangri-La The Shard, London

31 St Thomas Street, London Bridge, London, SE1 9QU

Occupying levels 34 to 52 of London landmark The Shard, this is one of the best hotels with a view in the city. If you're after making a serious impression, Shangri-La comes out trumps.

Max Meeting 120
Max Standing 140
Max Banquet 100
Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch

Nobu Hotel London Shoreditch

10-50 Willow Street, Shoreditch, London, EC2A 4BH

Nobu might be best known for its iconic restaurant, but did you know it offers a versatile array of meeting spaces, private dining rooms and a charming sunken garden? The penthouse with a private terrace wouldn’t be a bad place to host a party either. 

Max Meeting 100
Max Standing 200
Max Banquet 240
The Marylebone

The Marylebone

47 Welbeck Street , Marylebone, London, W1G 8DN

This chic hotel offers a host of contemporary event spaces suited to both private and business events. From beautiful fireplaces to integrated screens and sound systems, every room offers state-of-the-art design and functional facilities.

Max Meeting 84
Max Standing 150
Max Banquet 88
South Place Hotel

South Place Hotel

3 South Place, Liverpool Street, London, EC2M 2AF

Part of the D&D group, South Place Hotel guarantees an inspiring work environment thanks to meeting rooms flooded with natural light, with each one offering its own distinctive style. For large events, you can even take over the entire first floor for up to 400 guests.

Max Meeting 100
Max Standing 200
Max Banquet 100
The Westin London City

The Westin London City

60 Upper Thames St, City Of London, London, EC4V 3AD

Boasting seven meeting rooms totalling more than 1,052 square metres of space, as well as the finest AV equipment, dedicated breakout spaces and an abundance of natural light, The Westin is a highly adaptable events venue suited to corporate and private occasions. 

Max Meeting 18
Max Theatre 248
Max Standing 300
Max Banquet 200
Mama Shelter

Mama Shelter

437 Hackney Road, Hackney, London, E2 8PP

This quirky venue in Shoreditch always aims to strike the right balance between work and play. Party, plan, brainstorm or just chat in one of its eclectic spaces. Don’t miss its karaoke rooms for the ultimate team-building activity! 

The Bloomsbury

The Bloomsbury

16-22 Great Russell Street , Bloomsbury, London, WC1B 3NN

Part of the Doyle Collection, The Bloomsbury is home to an array of top-shelf restaurants and bars, historic ballrooms, libraries and other spaces, making it one of the most versatile venues in this list. While stunning art-deco interiors throughout balances substances with style.

Max Meeting 60
Max Theatre 200
Max Standing 250
Max Banquet 180
Great Northern Hotel

Great Northern Hotel

Pancras Road, King's Cross, London, N1C 4TB

Step out of King’s Cross station and into this Victorian hotel which, although has been renovated since, still offers plenty of vintage charm throughout. Choose between The Carriage, The Lounge or The Mezzanine for meetings, private dinners, drinks receptions and more.  

Max Meeting 16
Max Theatre 20
Max Standing 60
Max Banquet 16
art’otel London Battersea Power Station

art’otel London Battersea Power Station

1 Electric Boulevard, Battersea, London, SW11 8BJ

art’otel is a multi-faceted hotel and events space that overlooks Battersea Power Station. Combining art, design and hospitality, its creative spaces cater for everything from casual catch-ups to fashion presentations and boardroom meetings. 

Max Meeting 22
Max Theatre 100
Max Standing 250
Max Banquet 87
Andaz London Liverpool Street

Andaz London Liverpool Street

40 Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street, London, EC2M 7QN

Andaz is home to 14 large and small meeting rooms, but the jewel in its crown is undoubtedly its grade II-listed 1901 Ballroom, which features a stained-glass dome, grand columns and a sparkling white colour scheme so you can personalise it as you please. 

Max Meeting 60
Max Theatre 250
Max Standing 300
Max Banquet 220
The Milestone Hotel & Residences

The Milestone Hotel & Residences

The Milestone, 1 Kensington Court , Kensington, London, W8 5DL

The Milestone is a beautiful Grade II-listed hotel located in the heart of Kensington that boasts an array of characterful spaces. From the Windsor Suite with its pine-panelled walls, to the intimate Oratory featuring vaulted ceilings, each room has a story to tell.  

Max Meeting 30
Max Theatre 25
Max Standing 40
Max Banquet 30
Brown

Brown's Hotel

33 Albemarle Street , Mayfair, London, W1S 4BP

This quintessentially British hotel takes plenty of style cues from its historic legacy. If you’re after a luxurious venue that’s as stylish as it is functional, Brown's offers six meeting rooms that won’t disappoint. Available to hire for eight to 120 guests.

Max Meeting 32
Max Theatre 70
Max Standing 120
Max Banquet 70
DoubleTree by Hilton Ealing

DoubleTree by Hilton Ealing

2-8 Hanger Lane, Ealing, London, W5 3HN

Offering flexible venue hire options in west London, this Ealing edition of DoubleTree by Hilton boasts seven private function rooms perfect for meetings, receptions or even banquet dining. From decor to catering options, there are plenty of ways to personalise your event, too.

Max Meeting 160
Max Theatre 200
Max Standing 250
Max Banquet 180
The Langham Hotel

The Langham Hotel

1C Portland Pl, Marylebone, London, W1B 1JA

From boardrooms to ballrooms, The Langham is suited to everything from industry conferences to private luncheons. It’s also partnered with Encore – a market leader in event planning and AV technology - to offer seamless virtual and hybrid opportunities.

Max Meeting 26
Max Theatre 275
Max Standing 375
Max Banquet 250
Hyatt Place London City East

Hyatt Place London City East

9th Floor, Hyatt Place London City East, Aldgate, London, E1 1DU

Looking for a hotel to hire in East London? Hyatt Place offers two dynamic meeting rooms as well as a rooftop bar and terrace with fantastic views of London’s skyline. It’s a great option for smaller business events or celebratory occasions with friends and family.  

Max Standing 100
Max Banquet 80

Did you know that London’s hotels are home to some of the best restaurants in the capital? If you really want to dazzle your guests, consider booking a table at one of the London’s best hotel restaurants for a meal that’s sure to impress. From rooftop restaurants to Michelin-starred spots, the standard is exceptionally high.

Or, if you have a specific event in mind and are happy to broaden your venue horizons, then we're sure to have a best list to match. Our guide to the best meeting rooms in London is filled with spaces that are smart, fun and engaging in equal measure. While our pick of London’s best conference venues includes plenty of options for larger events, while offering hybrid potential thanks to high-spec AV equipment. Whatever you're after, discover all our venue best lists for more expert recommendations.

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