The Courthouse hotel in Shoreditch, London, review

THE Courthouse hotel Shoreditch offers the perfect base for a London night out. 

The Old Street Magistrates Court and Police Station once held the likes of the Kray Twins and even writer George Orwell but has now been transformed into a stylish hotel bang in the middle of one of London’s most exciting districts.

 The Courthouse Hotel is based in London's Shoreditch


The Courthouse Hotel is based in London’s ShoreditchCredit: Courthouse Hotel

1. Where is the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch? 

The Courthouse hotelwith rooms from £179 a night – is based on iconic Old Street in Shoreditch, London

Just a few moments from Old Street tube station on the Northern line, the hotel is easy to get to on public transport. 

2. What is the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch like? 

This sprawling hotel in the centre of Shoreditch has plenty to keep you busy. 

Inside you’ll find a pool, spa, cinema and even a bowling alley, but the Courthouse’s location is the real draw. 

Step out and you’re amid the nightlife and urban cool of Shoreditch – and just 15 minutes from central London.

 The Jailhouse Bar playfully draws on the building's history


The Jailhouse Bar playfully draws on the building’s historyCredit: Courthouse Hotel

3. What to do at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch? 

The hotel boasts an in-house cinema which screens movie classics with cocktails and snacks on Sunday afternoon. 

You can also book the two-lane bowling alley for private parties. 

For something more relaxing, enjoy the Courthouse’s spa and indoor pool. 

The Courthouse is perfectly placed to enjoy the sights and sounds of Shoreditch and East London. 

Head over to Columbia Road’s flower market on a Sunday morning or grab one of the capital’s best bagels on Brick Lane. 

After a long day’s sightseeing, head over to XOYO or The Book Club for a proper Shoreditch night out. 

4. What is there to eat and drink at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch?

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The Courthouse’s bars and restaurants playfully draw on the building’s long history. 

Take your pick from the Jailhouse and Members Bar or tuck into some classic British dishes at the Judge and Jury restaurant, including Scottish lamb, ham hock terrine and smoked duck. 

Many of London’s hottest restaurants are also within walking distance – so grab a cocktail at the Courthouse’s rooftop bar Upper 5th then hit the streets. 

Gloria, with its over-the-top decor and massive cheese wheels of carbonara is a nailed-on bet for a fun night out.

 The hotel's spacious rooms have comfy king sized beds


The hotel’s spacious rooms have comfy king sized bedsCredit: Courthouse Hotel

5. What are the rooms like at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch? 

With the high ceilings and period details, you get a great sense of the hotel’s history, but with all the modern comforts. 

Each room has a Sky TV, massive rainfall showers and super-comfy king-size beds.

The rooms range from double rooms and top-floor rooms with views to suites with extra living space and amenities. 

6. How much are the rooms at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch? 

One night’s stay at the Courthouse Hotel with breakfast included starts from £179to find availability and best rates click here

To find out about other accommodation nearby click here. 

7. Is the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch family friendly? 

Yes, the hotel has its own family suite with two double beds and a selection of board games for family – a nice added touch. 

8. Is there access for guests with disabilities? 

Yes, the entrance on Hoxton Street accommodates wheelchair access and there are lift services to all levels of the hotel.

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