According to Forbes Magazine, London was the second most-visiting international city in 2012, and the most-visited during 2011. In order to accommodate the perpetual influx of visitors from around the globe, London features more than 700 hotels, and approximately 101,269 hotel rooms.
Statistics culled from World Heritage confirm that Europe is the most-visited continent in the world, and that approximately 9.5 million people are employed in the European Hotel Industry. While France is the most popular country among vacationers, London’s rich past as the center of one of history’s largest and most powerful empires makes it the number one European city.
Since London attracts millions of visitors from around the globe, the city offers a wide variety of hotel accommodations to meet every vacationer’s taste and budget. Among these are luxury hotels, budget hotels, and everything in-between. Of course, one person’s concept of the “best hotels” can differ considerably from the next. For instance, a particular hotel may not be the most luxurious in terms of accommodations, but its close proximity to key London attractions might make it valuable for reasons of convenience.
For example, if your visit requires regular usage of Victoria Station, it would be wise to reserve hotels near Victoria Station. On the other hand, if Buckingham Palace is the highlight your who European vacation, then the best hotel would probably be in the general vicinity of Buckingham Palace.
If you are the type of person who delights in vacations rife with history, London might be a destination to consider. After all, it is the most popular vacation city on the most visited-content in the world.