Clerkenwell is a historical and cultural area of Islington with an abundance of exclusive restaurants and bars, as well as a huge range of fabulous hotels for you to stay in during your visit to the area or if you have a serviced office locally. With lots of trendy warehouses used as offices for design and magazine agencies, and plenty of stunning converted flats containing an abundance of wealthy residents, Clerkenwell is a truly exciting business destination. So whether you’re stopping by for a night to check out a serviced office, or staying long term to liaise with potential clients, you’re going to have lots of fantastic accommodation options here
You can find budget hotels and chain hotels all over London, which is ideal if you’re booking a stay at short notice, or you’re working with minimal funds. These are also perfect for those impromptu stays when you find yourself working in the office until the small hours.
In the area you will find; Travelodge, Premier Inn and Crowne Plaza and The Thistle. All of these hotels have almost continual room availability, clean and minimal interiors and really good customer service. Or if you would prefer a self-catering option, Citadines is a good option as they provide serviced apartments at roughly the same rate per night as The Premier Inn or Crown Plaza, and the apartment block is only a minute’s walk from the London Underground.
If you’re a lover of boutique hotels, or simply like to be surrounded by cool and quirky furnishings and innovative design, Clerkenwell has some rather trendy options for you to choose from.
The Zetter is probably the most unique hotel in the area, providing rooms with vibrant, zesty colours, space saving furnishings and smatterings of vibrant art. Rooms here are a perfect combination of homely comfort and contemporary design. For an upgrade book in at The Zetter Townhouse which is slightly more luxurious and grandiose but still just as quirky as it’s more wallet friendly relation. For colourful, bright and airy self-catering accommodation opt for Bright Central London Apartments or Smart City Apartments.
If you’ve got the budget to splash out on luxury accommodation, or you simply don’t like staying anywhere lower than 4*, you’re going to be spoilt for choice with the high end hotel options in Clerkenwell. If you need to win over a potential customer, these might be for you.
Malmaison is always a guaranteed win if you like opulence, luxury and moody surroundings. Expect chunky metals, sumptuous materials and classic antiquities in every room, as well as a broad selection of upgrades if you fancy splashing the cash even more.
For 5* grandeur and striking artwork, book in at Threadneedles where you’ll be won over from the moment you step inside the hotel lobby and see the warm walnut walls, expensive marble floors and glance up at the awe inspiring antique glass dome. The bedrooms are contemporary in style, but exceptionally charming in design.
And for true 1700’s period charm book in at The Rookery and experience classic art and truly classic room design. The four poster beds and silky drapes in your room will have you in no doubt you’re staying in a high class hotel.