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fr £46per room
£46 fr £41per room
Castle HotelExcellent, 89%fr £66£66 fr £59
Louis FitzgeraldSuperb, 91%fr £66£66 fr £59
Grafton CapitalVery Good, 84%fr £57£57 fr £51
Regency DublinVery Good, 82%fr £63£63 fr £56
Paris hotels
fr £40per room
£40 fr £36per room
Hotel FaubourgGood, 76%fr £43£43 fr £38
Pavillon VilliersGood, 70%fr £40£40 fr £36
Atrium HotelSuperb, 90%fr £83£83 fr £74
Le GeneralSuperb, 93%fr £187£187 fr £168
Edinburgh hotels
fr £30per room
£30 fr £27per room
Nira CaledoniaSuperb, 93%fr £103£103 fr £92
George St 4* DeluxeSuperb, 93%fr £118£118 fr £106
Place HotelSuperb, 90%fr £83£83 fr £74
The GeorgeSuperb, 90%fr £138£138 fr £124
Barcelona hotels
fr £20per room
£20 fr £18per room
Salles Aeroportfr £47£47 fr £42
RialtoExcellent, 86%fr £85£85 fr £76
BCN EventsSuperb, 91%fr £54£54 fr £48
Front MaritimSuperb, 90%fr £54£54 fr £48
Rome hotels
fr £16per room
£16 fr per room
Villa Morgagni Hotelfr £86£86 fr £77
River PalaceSuperb, 94%fr £95£95 fr £85
Accademia Hotelfr £171£171 fr £153
Ambra PalaceSuperb, 93%fr £174£174 fr £156

Why book with Hotel Direct?

Arrival Assurance™

Did you know that Hotel Direct staff personally double-check your booking with the hotel 48 hours prior to your arrival and email you a second confirmation. This provides 100% assurance that the hotel is awaiting your arrival and that everything is in order.

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Hotel Direct has a 5 star customer rating

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What are customers saying about Hotel Direct?

Easy to use, fast response, would recommend

This was the first time we had used Hotel Direct and we would certainly do so again. Booking was simple, and when our confirmation email bounced back to HD, they were straight on the phone to confirm and reassure us everything had gone through. Perfect combination - ease of booking via Internet and still a person to talk to if needed.

What a great experience

We have not yet stayed at the hotel we booked but so far have found our experience of booking through Hotel Direct excellent.

Excellent service!

Definitely using this service again!

Great weekend at a great price

This is the first time we have used hotel direct and boy did they deliver. Reserved seats on the train and a superb room with a view at the Tower Hotel London. Everything arranged and then double checked before or departure by the team. Faultless! And the price - way less than doing it yourself, and no other website could be the price. Use them - you won`t be disappointed!

Quick easy and efficient.

So simple to arrange with very helpful and informed personnel.

Excellent service all the way.

You can trust Hotel Direct to always give excellent service. The booking process is easy and efficient. They always contact you to let you know they have checked hotel reservations which is a lovely touch. They can`t be beaten for theatre breaks. I wouldn`t use any other service.

Theatre Break

So so helpful, my internet went down so had to phone and was happy I did, the lady was exceptional she advised on hotel and tickets, which were perfect also told the hotel about my birthday in the hope they might upgrade me [which they did] . confirmation was sent to me straight away followed by another email saying that Gill had double checked and re confirmed the hotel,collecting the show ticket was so straight forward as well. I hope Hotel Direct value there customer service as much as their customers do. Big plus what fantastic prices. well done all at Hotel Direct.

Easy and efficient booking

Booking the hotel and theatre break was so easy, everything was confirmed straight away, follow up emails followed closer to the arrival date with lots of helpful information, would definitely recommend this company.

Perfect City Visit

Hotel Direct offered theatre packages online. We wanted to book a hotel and theatre, and Hotel Direct gave us exactly what we wanted: a seamless, first class experience.

Fantastic company

Using hotel direct for my recent theatre break could not have been easier or smoother. Will use again on my next trip to London with no hesitation.

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London theatre breaks

Theatre Breaks

Buy your tickets + hotel together and save!

fr £31per person
£31 fr £27per person
The BodyguardSuperb, 94%Ticket + hotel fr £64 Ticket + hotel £64 fr £57
Motown the MusicalSuperb, 94%Ticket + hotel fr £84 Ticket + hotel £84 fr £75
WickedSuperb, 94%Ticket + hotel fr £58 Ticket + hotel £58 fr £52
The Lion KingExceptional, 96%Ticket + hotel fr £87 Ticket + hotel £87 fr £78
Rail plus London hotel deals

Rail plus London hotel deals

Save £s when you book your rail and hotel together!

fr £23rail plus hotel pp
£23 fr £20rail plus hotel pp
Blandford Hotel3 star88% Rail + hotel£55 £40pp£40 £36pp
Near Hyde Park3 star +81% Rail + hotel£79 £54pp£54 £48pp
Victoria 4 * Deluxe4 star +94% Rail + hotel£105 £72pp£72 £64pp
The Courthouse Hotel5 star81% Rail + hotel£127 £89pp£89 £80pp
London hidden gems

Hidden Gems™

Deals so good, they have to hidden...sshhh!!

fr £97per room
£97 fr £87per room
Near Hyde Park3 star +Very Good, 81%£341 fr £103£103 fr £92
Victoria 4 * Deluxe4 star +Superb, 94%£372 fr £134£134 fr £120
Waterloo 4* Deluxe4 star +Superb, 94%£372 fr £134£134 fr £120
4* at Excel4 starSuperb, 94%£310 fr £97£97 fr £87

Rail + London hotel special offers

Hol Inn Kings Cross

Hol Inn Kings Cross

hotel night(s) + return rail
fr £55 £33 pp
hotel night(s) + return rail
fr £33 £29 pp

1 King`s Cross Road, Kings Cross, London, WC1X 9HX

Customer Score, 2865 reviews: Excellent, 85%

"Fantastic Weekend Break" (29/11/2016)

The Holiday Inn Kings Cross hotel offers superb 4 star deluxe facilities close to the West End. London`s Covent Garden More info

St Giles London

St Giles London

hotel night(s) + return rail
fr £70 £45 pp
hotel night(s) + return rail
fr £45 £40 pp

Bedford Avenue, West End, London, WC1B 3AS

Customer Score, 7947 reviews: Very Good, 82%

"good hotel" (3/12/2016)

The St. Giles Hotel is ideally located at the junction of Oxford Street and the Tottenham Court Road. More info

Kingsway Hall

Kingsway Hall

hotel night(s) + return rail
fr £115 £75 pp
hotel night(s) + return rail
fr £75 £67 pp

66 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5BX

Customer Score, 2925 reviews: Superb, 92%

"Should be 5 star" (2/12/2016)

Situated just off Drury Lane and 5 minutes walk from fashionable Covent Garden Piazza. More info

The Tower Hotel

The Tower Hotel

hotel night(s) + return rail
fr £83 £54 pp
hotel night(s) + return rail
fr £54 £48 pp

St Katherine`s Way, City of London, London, E1W 1LD

Customer Score, 1592 reviews: Superb, 92%

"Location , Location, Location" (4/12/2016)

The luxurious 4* Guoman Tower (formerly the Tower Thistle) is a 2 minute walk from Tower Bridge. More info

Radisson Grafton

Radisson Grafton

hotel night(s) + return rail
fr £63 £41 pp
hotel night(s) + return rail
fr £41 £36 pp

130 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London, W1T 5AY

Customer Score, 56 reviews: Superb, 94%

"Fantastic hotel" (4/12/2016)

Located on Tottenham Court Road in the sophisticated Fitzrovia area of Central London More info

The Hotel Direct difference

If you search and book hotels with Hotel Direct you'll notice 2 big differences. First of all, extraordinary customer service is the engine of our business. It starts with a freephone number, 0800 633 8000. You'll struggle to find a telephone number on some large hotel websites but we proudly advertise ours on every page. And when you call, any day of the week, you'll speak to a person who is properly trained on our destinations and hotels; someone who is friendly and wants to help. What's more, they're all in the UK. When you book we'll send you immediate email confirmation and then, 48 hours before you are due to arrive at the hotel we will personally telephone the hotel and re-check all the details of your reservation. We'll send you a reassuring email and text message to tell you that your reservation has been checked. We'll even tell you who at the hotel checked your booking. We call this customer service Arrival Assurance™ and we don't think you should book a hotel without it! Our customers clearly agree as we have the highest customer rating of any hotel agent on TrustPilot, the Review Centre and Google.

The second Hotel Direct difference is that we are constantly innovating to deliver better prices and value to you. New ways of delivering even lower prices include Hidden Gems™ Theatre Breaks, Dial-a-Deal®, Deals Tonight™ and Hotel Extras™. We've developed all these programs to give you lower hotel prices than you will find anywhere else on the World Wide Web.

Hidden Gems™

Hidden Gems™ are deals so good, they have to be hidden...sshhh! On our website we'll tell you the hotel's location, whether it is 4 star or 5 star, the hotel and room facilities and we'll give you a good idea of the hotel's style and character. But you'll only find out the hotel name the moment you complete the booking.

In return you'll receive a price that is much cheaper than the named hotel price. And we'll provide a full refund if you're not completely dazzled. (T&Cs)

Still need convincing? Here is a typical bit of customer feedback: "Elegant hotel for a fantastic price. I chose a Hidden Gem™ hotel and was a little hesitant about it but hadn't needed to be as we had a most wonderfully elegant hotel in central London for a fantastic price with a really mouth-watering and filling breakfast included. I have already recommended this site to friends for future use and I will definitely use again too." Review Centre 2013

So why not unearth a Hidden Gem™ for your next hotel booking. You won't regret it. It's how top hotels secretly reduce the price!

Theatre Breaks

If you're travelling to London you should consider taking in one of London's top West End shows. London is justly world famous for its thriving theatreland, celebrated writers, directors and actors, the epic productions and the wealth of box-office hits that are created and premiered in London. There are now over 50 shows to choose from and Hotel Direct offers all of them. We'll give you a choice of seats and illustrate where you'll be sitting in the theatre. Once you've selected a show and your seats you can package it up with any of our London hotels and in a few simple steps you've created your own bespoke theatre break. And the really great news is that when you book your hotel and show together, we are able to give you an even bigger discount on the hotel price. So if you're going to take in a show during your London trip, make sure you book a Theatre Break and save!


Another great way to book a hotel at a lower price than you will see advertised anywhere else on the web. Dial-a-Deal® is exclusive to Hotel Direct. When you see a Dial-a-Deal hotel result on our website all you have to do is call us free from UK landlines on 0800 633 8000 or from your mobile or outside the UK on +44 (0)1872 261100. We'll quote you a special price that the hotel will not allow us to advertise. It's another way that hotel's reduce the price secretly and people in the know, get the very best rates.

Deals Tonight™

Sometimes due to a change of plans or circumstance, you expectedly need a room for tonight. The reason could be anything from a last minute impulse to a business meeting that runs on unexpectedly. Deals Tonight™ are last-second deals agreed by us with hotels on the day for tonight or tomorrow night. Deals Tonight™ is the smart way for hotels to ensure that any unreserved rooms do not lie vacant. The great thing for you is that hotels realise that because time is rapidly running out, the deal has to be very good indeed. Look out for the Deals Tonight™ banners on our mobile website;

Hotel Extras™

Our final value adding product helps you make the most of your hotel stay for less than you would otherwise pay. We're working with hotels to offer you the opportunity to pre-book a whole host of extra hotel services; always at a lower price than you would pay at the hotel. So if you fancy a traditional afternoon tea at your choice of luxury hotel or a 3-course dinner in the hotel's award-winning restaurant or a little self-indulgence in the hotel's opulent spa, the chances are we'll offer these optional extras to you at a discount rate within the booking process. Tempted?

Whatever your hotel need, at Hotel Direct we look forward to being of service.

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