Overlooking Shepherds Bush Common, this upscale, modern hotel in a former 1920s movie theatre is 3 minutes’ walk from Shepherd’s Bush Market tube station and 2 miles from Kensington Palace.
The refined, subtly Asian-inspired rooms and suites feature flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee making facilities, iPod docks and minibars. Wi-Fi is free.
Dining options include an upscale Chinese restaurant, a brasserie and a lobby bar with afternoon tea. There’s also a spa and a 24-hour gym.