11 Best Small Hotels (2024)

Explore some of the best Small Hotels worldwide with our top picks.

Small Hotels

Hotel Bardo

From
240
p/ night

Hotel Bardo seamlessly blends modern comforts with the ethereal beauty of Tulum's lush landscape. Each loft-style villa combines the warmth of indigenous materials with contemporary design. The villas feature spacious living rooms and bedrooms, bathrooms with semi-exterior showers and patios with private plunge pools.

Mexico
Tulum
Hotel Bardo
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The bar at Hotel Bardo, a five-star boutique hotel
Swimming pool at Hotel Bardo, a five-star boutique hotel
Villa with private plunge pool at Hotel Bardo, a five-star boutique hotel
Room at Hotel Bardo, a five-star boutique hotel
Outdoor garden at Hotel Bardo, a five-star boutique hotel
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Habitas Tulum

From
350
p/ night

Habitas Tulum stands as a beacon of eco-luxury, seamlessly blending the rugged charm of its surroundings with gorgeous design. Its 32 luxury tents are thoughtfully divided, with five offering pristine oceanfront views and a further 17 situated closer to the verdant jungle backdrop.

Mexico
Tulum
Habitas Tulum
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luxury tent at Habitas Tulum, a boutique hotel in Tulum
luxury tent with a sea view at Habitas Tulum, a boutique hotel in Tulum
Outdoor shower, at Habitas Tulum, a boutique hotel in Tulum
Outdoor lounge at Habitas Tulum, a boutique hotel in Tulum
Drone short of Habitas Tulum, a boutique hotel in Tulum
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La Valise Tulum

From
670
p/ night

La Valise is a boutique hotel in Tulum offering 22 distinct accommodations. On the beachfront, 11 rooms offer striking sea views, enriched with local craftsman art and top-tier comforts. The rolling beds stand out, introducing a novel way to experience the sea's rhythm, all from the comfort of your suite.

Mexico
Tulum
La Valise Tulum
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Bedroom at La Valise, a boutique hotel in Tulum.
Suite with a seaview,  at La Valise, a boutique hotel in Tulum.
Four poster bed at La Valise, a boutique hotel in Tulum.
traditional huts at La Valise, a boutique hotel in Tulum.
Tulum beach  at La Valise, a boutique hotel in Tulum.
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Delek Tulum

From
450
p/ night

Immerse yourself in Delek Tulum's eco-chic haven – a boutique hotel in Tulum's party strip. Its cabañas blend luxe comfort with sustainability, a serene escape amidst Tulum's art, music, and turquoise waters.

Mexico
Tulum
Delek Tulum
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hammock on the beach at Delek Tulum, a boutique hotel in Mexico
Suite at Delek Tulum, a boutique hotel in Mexico
Suite with a four poster bed at Delek Tulum, a boutique hotel in Mexico
Outdoor gardens, at Delek Tulum, a boutique hotel in Mexico
pathways through the cabanas, at Delek Tulum, a boutique hotel in Mexico
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The Portobello Hotel is a boutique hotel located in the heart of Notting Hill. Each room offers a unique decor with a mix of vintage and contemporary styles, an elegant colour palette and eclectic materials filled with natural light.

England
London
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NEST Tulum

From
380
p/ night

At the heart of Tulum Beach, NEST Tulum is a boutique hotel offering a serene retreat. Each of its 12 rooms tells its own story: from the Ocean Rooms with their soothing sound of waves to the unique 360-degree views of the Tower Upper’s hammock roof deck and the secluded charm of the Garden Rooms.

Mexico
Tulum
NEST Tulum
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Suite at Nest Tulum, boutique hotel
Living room at Nest Tulum, boutique hotel
Balcony at Nest Tulum, boutique hotel
Minimalist room with ceiling fan at Nest Tulum, boutique hotel
Private terrace with a hammock, at Nest Tulum, boutique hotel
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Hotel Tiki Tiki Tulum is a testament to the confluence of Miami Beach Art Deco design and traditional Mexican aesthetics. This boutique hotel offers spacious rooms with balconies, an eye-candy striped pool and the occasional toucan visitor.

Mexico
Tulum
Hotel Tiki Tiki Tulum
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Pool bar at boutique hotel Tiki Tiki Tulum
art deco striped pool at boutique hotel Tiki Tiki Tulum
bar at boutique hotel Tiki Tiki Tulum
art deco lounge at boutique hotel Tiki Tiki Tulum
jungle room with ceiling fan and hammock at boutique hotel Tiki Tiki Tulum
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Hotel Panamera

From
320
p/ night

Nestled in the heart of Tulum Beach, Hotel Panamera is a boutique hotel adorned with only 14 rooms. The hotel invites guests to embark on a journey of design, food, and soul-stirring music.

Mexico
Tulum
Hotel Panamera
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Red and white tiled swimming pool at Hotel Panamera, a boutique hotel in Tulum Beach
Sun loungers and a red and white tiled swimming pool at Hotel Panamera, a boutique hotel in Tulum Beach
Restaurant at Hotel Panamera, a boutique hotel in Tulum Beach
Beach club  at Hotel Panamera, a boutique hotel in Tulum Beach
Bedroom  at Hotel Panamera, a boutique hotel in Tulum Beach
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Having opened its doors in 1978 in Chelsea, Blakes is known to be the world's first luxury boutique hotel and one of the most excitingly upscale small hotels in the world. Stunning design, elegant and romantic, each room individually created by Anouska Hempel. Its beautiful, lush and secluded garden is an oasis to soothe the soul.

England
London
Blakes Hotel
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Once a quintessential Victorian pub, the Princess Royal has been reborn as a stylish small London hotel and pub in Notting Hill. Overseen by the likes of Country Creatures and Cubitt House, it showcases British artistry and sustainability in its décor and ethos.

England
London
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Radhoo Tulum

From
310
p/ night

Radhoo Tulum is a boutique hotel that stands as an ode to bohemian luxury. Its design features 14 distinctive rooms that seamlessly fuse the rustic allure of Tulum with subtle modern touches.

Mexico
Tulum
Radhoo Tulum
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Swimming pool at Radhoo Tulum, a boutique hotel in Mexico
Swimming pool surrounded by jungle at Radhoo Tulum, a boutique hotel in Mexico
Four poster bed at Radhoo Tulum, a boutique hotel in Mexico
incredible views at Radhoo Tulum, a boutique hotel in Mexico
spacious room at Radhoo Tulum, a boutique hotel in Mexico
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Encantada Tulum

From
560
p/ night

Perched on Tulum's pristine coast, Encantada Tulum is a boutique hotel boasting just eight rooms, each offering views that sweep across the Caribbean Sea or tranquil jungle gardens. Immerse in rustic elegance as every room is adorned with artisan-crafted elements, private terraces, and Tulum’s chilled spirit.

Mexico
Tulum
Encantada Tulum
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Wooden balcony with sea view at boutique hotel Encantada Tulum
Room at boutique hotel Encantada Tulum
Bed with a mosquito net at boutique hotel Encantada Tulum
outdoor gardens and accomodations at boutique hotel Encantada Tulum
drone shot of Encantada Tulum with the jungle and caribbean sea
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The Henrietta Hotel is a 40-room boutique hotel in the heart of the historic Covent Garden, surrounded by London's best theatres and museums. The hotel boasts a unique design inspired by the neighbourhood's rich history with a touch of Italian influence, created by renowned designer Dorothée Meilichzon.

England
London
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Coqui Coqui Papholchac Coba Residence & Spa is a boutique hotel located in the village of Coba, nestled within the lush jungle of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. The architectural design features two limestone towers, each housing luxurious suites adorned with safari-inspired furniture, stone bathtubs, and hanging hammocks.

Mexico
Tulum
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Sun Street Hotel is a luxurious five-star boutique hotel situated between trendy Shoreditch and the traditional City of London. Offering 14 bedrooms, the hotel elegantly blends the historical significance of its six Georgian houses with the ever-evolving modern skyline of London.

England
London
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Sun Street Hotel Bed
Bedroom at Sun Street Hotel
Suite at Sun Street Hotel
Bar at Sun Street Hotel
Restaurant at Sun Street Hotel
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Tucked away in a charming cobbled street in London's trendy Spitalfields, Batty Langley's hotel features beautiful rooms with antique furniture, heavy silk curtains and quirky bathrooms. Breakfast is served in the guests' bedroom or can be taken in one of the beautiful public rooms on the ground floor such as the Tapestry Room with its sunny courtyard.

England
London
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The Rookery is tucked away in the lively, creative Clerkenwell neighbourhood, only a short distance from St Paul's Cathedral, the Bank of England and the Old Bailey. The only remaining early houses in Peter’s Lane were renovated to create a homely boutique hotel, with period charm decor.

England
London
The Rookery
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The Artist Residence is a cool and laid-back 10-bedroom boutique hotel nestled in the quiet side streets of Pimlico, just minutes from the bustle of Victoria station. The comfy rooms offer vintage furnishings and rustic wooden floors, giving it that feeling of a home away from home.

England
London
Artist Residence London
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Shoreditch House is set in an impressively converted warehouse, offering 26 comfortable rooms in its main building plus 15 more off hip Redchurch Street. Guests have access to the trendy members club, gym, restaurants and spa. The heated rooftop pool offers unparalleled views of the city.

England
London
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Number Sixteen is a peaceful hideaway in Kensington, yet only a stone's throw away from some of London's best museums. Featuring ultra-chic interiors and a private garden, each individually styled room reflects the contemporary design of the hotel, with luxurious fabrics and furnishings and hints of bold colour.

England
London
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Tucked away in London's buzzing Soho, the Charlotte Street Hotel stands as a testament to the Bloomsbury Group era, making it a haven for art and history lovers.

England
London
Charlotte Street Hotel
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The facade of Charlotte Street Hotel, a boutique hotel in Bloomsbury, Central London
Room at Charlotte Street Hotel, a boutique hotel in Bloomsbury, Central London
Room at Charlotte Street Hotel, a boutique hotel in Bloomsbury, Central London
Suite at Charlotte Street Hotel, a boutique hotel in Bloomsbury, Central London
Room at Charlotte Street Hotel, a boutique hotel in Bloomsbury, Central London
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Gordon Ramsay’s York & Albany is a stylish hotel, restaurant and bar set in a stunning Regency townhouse in lively Camden, just a few steps from leafy Regent's Park. Initially a coaching house in the 1820’s, it is now decorated with period antiques, decadent fabrics and thoughtful artwork.

England
London
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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell is a quirky 13-bedroom Georgian townhouse located just on the historic St John's Square. This eclectic hotel offers unique rooms, each with different, bold shades of heritage colours and vivacious antique pieces.

England
London
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Tucked away in the heart of Marylebone, The Grazing Goat is a hotel and pub that radiates a cosy yet sophisticated vibe. Historically, the area was farmland, and the hotel's name and interiors pay homage to this rustic heritage.

England
London
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Room at The Grazing Goat, a pub and hotel in London's Marylebone.
desk area and living room, at The Grazing Goat, a pub and hotel in London's Marylebone.
bedroom with desk and bathroom,  at The Grazing Goat, a pub and hotel in London's Marylebone.
Room  at The Grazing Goat, a pub and hotel in London's Marylebone.
Indoor eating area  at The Grazing Goat, a pub and hotel in London's Marylebone.
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