London Neighbourhoods: top 5 budget hotels in Camden

Every year tourists flock to Camden for the flea markets, live music and amazing – cheap – street food.

The borough offers everything the budget-conscious could want and much more besides. As part of our London Neighbourhoods project, we’ve hand-picked our top five budget hotels in Camden. There is a wealth of 3 and 4-star hotels and is the ideal location for anyone searching for a centrally-located budget stay.

Thistle Euston


The ideal hotel for anyone travelling with young children, the Thistle Euston is located close to London Zoo and Regent’s Park and offers all the outdoor space and activities parents could want to keep young ones entertained.

Despite its budget price range, the hotel includes all the modern conveniences and luxury touches one would expect from a four-star hotel. Each room is stylishly decorated and equipped with complimentary toiletries, unlimited free Wi-Fi and tea and coffee making facilities.

Thistle Euston

7.7 Good (1645 reviews)

Marriott Maida Vale


The Marriott Maida Vale offers contemporary comfort with style-to-match and is situated in the residential London district of Maida Vale – close to the famous Abbey Road.

Each Deluxe Room is well appointed, tastefully decorated and fitted with a large Queen-sized bed, as well as a flat screen TV, free Wi-Fi and modern bathroom. Guests can also enjoy complimentary access to a heated pool at Bannatyne’s Leisure Club, adjacent to the hotel, or satisfy their cravings with mouthwatering Italian cuisine at Restaurant Fratelli.


London Marriott Hotel Maida Vale

8.1 Very good (1911 reviews)

York & Albany


The York and Albany is a Gordon Ramsay owned restaurant and hotel located in and hip district of Camden and is the ideal choice for anyone looking to stay in chic budget accommodation in London. All of the hotel’s rooms are decorated in tranquil tones and enjoy a range of luxury amenities and perks such as soft Egyptian Cotton linens and large comfortable beds.

Foodies can rest easy knowing they have the chance to dine in one of the city’s best restaurants. Found downstairs, the York & Albany restaurant serves the very best in British classics and continental fare.

York Albany

7.9 Good (80 reviews)

Holiday Inn Camden Lock


A reliable budget-friendly favourite, the Holiday Inn Camden Lock is situated in the artistic hub of Camden Town and boasts all the onsite services and amenities you need for a holiday in London, such as a delicious breakfast buffet, 24-hour café and a stylish lounge area.

The hotel’s spacious Standard Rooms can comfortably sleep four people and include a full-size bath, power shower and a satellite TV – perfect for people travelling in groups. If you feel like exploring the sights and sounds of the West End, the hotel is five minutes away from Camden Town tube stop and offers easy connections to the rest of London.

Holiday Inn London - Camden Lock

Top rated
8.6 Excellent (2061 reviews)

Clayton Crown Hotel


Situated in the suburb of Cricklewood, Clayton Crown Hotel is the perfect budget option for families looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, yet enjoy easy public transport connections to the centre. Guests are a short walk from Kilburn tube station, where they can take the Jubilee line direct to some of London’s top tourist attractions.

The hotel’s suites and rooms offer a home away from home, and are tastefully decorated in soft neutral colours and feature free Wi-Fi and a flat screen TV. Families can also make use of the hotel’s babysitting and bottle warming services, as well as book large inter-connecting rooms – perfect for families on-the-go.

Hotel Clayton Crown

8.0 Very good (2035 reviews)