The London Marathon 2023: the best hotels for runners and spectators to book for the Marathon next year, according to Booking.com

Inspired by the London Marathon 2022? Get planning where you’ll be staying in London for next year’s Marathon.

This weekend marks the third and final autumn London Marathon and if you’ve been inspired by this year’s hoard of runners, or you just want to secure your spectating spot ahead of time - we’ve rounded up the best hotels to rest your head or (your legs!) for the 2023 event.

The TCS London Marathon will be back again sooner than ever as it returns to its usual spring slot for April 2023.

Every year thousands of eager athletes take on the mammoth 26.2-mile route around London after months of hard training and planning while hundreds of spectators flock to the capital to cheer them on from the sidelines

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    And whether you’re planning on taking on the gruelling route for yourself in just 7 months time, or if you’re just looking for somewhere to kip after getting fully immersed in all festivities that the event brings - we’ve got you covered.

    With hundreds of hotel options across London, hotel booking platform, Booking.com has told us some of the best on the London Marathon 2023 route.

    Tens of thousands of people will descend on central London for the marathon on 2 October. (Credit: Getty Images)

    When is the London Marathon 2023 taking place?

    The London Marathon 2023 will be returning to its spring slot in 2023 after being moved to the autumn during the pandemic.

    It will take place on April 23 2023.

    Where to stay for the London Marathon 2023

    The Pilot Inn

    Where: 68 River Way, Greenwich, Greenwich, London, SE10 0BE

    As the race takes off from near Greenwich, The Pilot Inn is the perfect place to calm their pre-race nerves and get a good night’s sleep.

    The hotel, which is just 25 minutes from Greenwich Park and a 10-minute walk from the O2 Arena offers beautiful, boutique bedrooms and serves full English breakfasts - the perfect post-race treat the next day!

    Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

    The Pilot Inn, Greenwich

    citizenM Tower of London

    Where: 40 trinity square, City of London, London, EC3N 4DJ, United Kingdom

    Located opposite one of the iconic landmarks on the London Marathon route, this hotel offers spectacular views of the river Thames, the Tower of London and Tower Bridge. citizenM offers 370 luxury fitted rooms and food and beverages available 24/7 - perfect when you’re desperate for that post-race snack.

    citizen M hotel, Tower of London

    Limehouse Library Hotel

    Where: 638 Commercial Road, Tower Hamlets, London, E14 7HS, United Kingdom

    Limehouse features a restaurant, fitness centre, bar and free WiFi and is set in London, 1.1 miles from Canary Wharf Underground Station and 1.9 miles from Canada Water.

    And buffet and à la carte breakfast options are available every morning at the hotel.

    Limehouse Library Hotel, London

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