Being in London during the fall is like being in a time warp, a magical place only accessible during this season. The summer's warmth may linger, but the winter chill is beginning, ushering in the season of cozy pubs and the famous bonfire night. As the summer crowds thin and the orange leaves cover the parks, London's world-class museums, galleries, film, culinary festivals, and other attractions exhibit some of their best events. For anyone looking to experience London in the fall, here are ten of the city's most sought-after hotels for a perfect stay.

10 Hotel 41

For more than a decade, the residents-only Hotel 41, with the famous Forbes Five-Star rating, has been regarded as the best hotel in the United Kingdom. With a private entrance overlooking the Royal Mews of Buckingham Palace and scented with Hotel 41's unique smell, guests receive a warm welcome with personalized check-in and a glass of Champagne from the hotel's elegant Champagne trolley.

9 Pan Pacific London

The Pan Pacific London stands conveniently near the city's major transit hubs and monuments like the famous Gherkin and the ancient Tower Bridge, as well as the recently opened Liverpool Street Station, from where guests may access the Elizabeth Line. There are 237 rooms in all, with 43 of them being suites. It has several restaurants and bars, such as the Singaporean-style Straits Kitchen, the colorful Ginger Lily, and the classic, elegant The Orchid Lounge, where guests can have afternoon tea.

8 The Milestone Hotel

The Milestone Hotel, housed in a Victorian structure given a Grade-II listing, is proud to maintain its tradition of providing superior service in an atmosphere of contemporary elegance and rich history. Historic architecture, luxurious interior design, rare, original artwork, and delicious food await visitors. The Milestone is an iconic London building, recognized at a glance for its distinctive red and white brick exterior and conveniently placed near the world-famous Royal Albert Hall, fashionable Notting Hill, and posh Knightsbridge.

7 Vintry & Mercer Hotel

Amidst the city's livery halls, guilds, and winding lanes that run along the banks of the Thames, guests will find Vintry & Mercer Hotel. At this boutique hotel, the centuries-old traditions of trade and commerce revive in an elegant, modern setting. Set 700 m from St Paul's Cathedral, the five-star Vintry & Mercer in London offers a fitness center and rooms complete with a private bathroom and complimentary toiletries. Visitors at Vintry & Mercer can also enjoy the use of a balcony in some of the units.

6 The Kings Arms Hotel

The recently renovated Kings Arms Hotel is a 35-room, four-star inn that dates back to the 1400s that provides all modern conveniences while retaining the building's historic charm. Featured in numerous TV shows and movies, it stands in the middle of Old Amersham, a village full of charming atmosphere and unique shops, galleries, and restaurants. The hotel also features a modern restaurant, The Wyvern, a local gin, Old Amersham Gin, and The Kings Chapel, a wedding and event venue.

5 Batty Langley's Hotel

Guests at Batty Langley's Hotel can easily enjoy their stay in London, as the hotel is only a 7-minute stroll from London's Liverpool Street Station. The hotel boasts rooms with vintage furnishings, heavy silk drapes, and eccentric bathrooms. Old Spitalfields Market is only a three-minute walk from this London hotel, and 13 minutes on foot is the famous Gherkin building. If preferred, breakfast is served in the guest's room or one of the beautiful public areas.

4 The Savoy

The Savoy, London's first purpose-built luxury hotel, opened in 1889 on the banks of the Thames, just five minutes walk from the British Museum and the Royal Opera House. The Savoy's 195 guest rooms and 73 suites have Edwardian or Art Deco-inspired decor, marble bathrooms, and a seamless blend of classic grandeur and modern amenities. Several of the rooms feature excellent views of the Thames River.

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3 The Langham London

The Langham London, a luxury hotel at the top of Regent Street, is home to the award-winning spectacular bar Artesian and the stylish restaurant Roux. This historic London landmark has welcomed royalty, international dignitaries, and A-list celebrities in the lap of luxury since it opened in 1865 as Europe's first grand hotel. In the hotel's Chuan Body + Soul Spa and Health Club, guests can access a 15-meter lap pool, sauna, steam rooms, a fully-equipped fitness center, and treatment rooms.

2 Corinthia Hotel London

Guests can walk to Trafalgar Square and Whitehall from the opulent Corinthia Hotel, which is located in one of London's most prestigious locations. The luxury hotel features a florist, two bars, London's largest spa, and the first hotel concession in the world for the high-end department store Harrods. The hotel, built in 1885, features modern conveniences and luxuriously appointed rooms far from its humble beginnings. ESPA Life at Corinthia is an award-winning spa and wellness center where guests can book treatments.

1 Native Bankside

In the heart of London, just four minutes from the Financial District and eleven minutes from London Bridge, you'll find Native Bankside. Enjoy the convenience of this hotel's 24-hour front desk, fitness room, and luggage storage. This renovated warehouse, located on a cobbled street tucked away from the Thames, is full of rooms with unique features and history.