Pincoffs (1) (telegraph.co.uk/ tt-pincoffs) in the hip former docklands area, has individually decorated rooms, a fine sense of style, and friendly service.
Doubles from €120 (£104) excluding breakfast. CitizenM (2) (telegraph. co.uk/tt-citizenm) offers a deluxe take on the pod hotel, with comfortable beds and exuberantly colourful public spaces. Doubles from €79 excluding breakfast.