London SW7 (South Kensington, Knightsbridge)

London’s SW7 South Kensington district includes the areas of South Kensington and Knightsbridge. This prestigious area of London is known for its beautiful white townhouses, fine bars and restaurants and museums including the Natural History Museum, the London Science Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Other local attractions include Harrods, Buckingham Palace and the Royal Albert Hall. See all hotels in London SW7. 

 

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TOP PICK: St Simeon star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £50/night. London SW7 4LT)

St Simeon - LondonWhat’s included… This is a basic budget hotel, ideal if you don’t intend to spend much time in your room. Guests are served a complimentary breakfast at this small guest house, and all rooms include coffee and tea making facilities and complimentary newspaper. This is a great value price for the area of prestigious Knightsbridge.

Nearby… Situated a few minutes walk from Gloucester Road Station, this is a great base to explore London; just a 15 minute tube journey to Oxford Circus for example.

How far to… 
Earls Court Exhibition Centre
12 minute walk
London Natural History Museum 12 minute walk
Victoria and Albert Museum 15 minute walk
London Science Museum 16 minute walk
Royal Albert Hall 20 minute walk

 

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Kensington Rooms star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £77/night. London SW7 4DW)

Kensington RoomsWhat’s included… This boutique hotel offers complimentary wifi as well as conference rooms and event catering. The contemporary styled rooms include iron/ironing board, complimentary toiletries, hair dryer and satellite television.
Nearby… This Victorian property is a stone’s throw away from Gloucester Road Station.

How far to… 
Earls Court Exhibition Centre
15 minute walk
London Natural History Museum 10 minute walk
Victoria and Albert Museum 15 minute walk
London Science Museum 15 minute walk
Royal Albert Hall 18 minute walk

 

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Citadines Prestige – South Kensington star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £115/night. London SW7 4PL)

Citadines Prestige South KensingtonWhat’s included… This is a great value option for long stays and families as all rooms include kitchen units for self-catering; saving you no end on eating out costs. Rooms include hair dryer, iron/ironing board, separate dining area, coffee and tea making facilities, complimentary newspaper and free wifi. Kitchen units include microwave, stovetop, refrigerator, cookware, dishware and utensils.

Nearby…Located a couple of minutes walk from Gloucester Road Station, this is a great base to explore London. Many attractions are within walking distance, keeping transport costs low…

How far to…
London Natural History Museum 9 minute walk
London Science Museum 9 minute walk
Royal Albert Hall 10 minute walk
Victoria and Albert Museum 14 minute walk
Earls Court Exhibition Centre 21 minute walk

 

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Brompton Hotel star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £42/night. London SW7 3DL)

Brompton HotelWhat’s included… All rooms at this budget hotel include free wifi, coffee and tea making facilities, hair dryer, iron/ironing board and refrigerator. A basic budget option in a great location.

Nearby… Situated a few minutes walk from South Kensington Station, this budget hotel is within walking distance from many attractions…

How far to… 
London Natural History Museum
5 minute walk
Victoria and Albert Museum 6 minute walk
London Science Museum 7 minute walk
Royal Albert Hall 15 minute walk
King’s Road 15 minute walk

 

 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £72/night. London SW7 5BT)

Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt HotelWhat’s included… All rooms in this luxurious four star hotel include iron/ironing board, trouser press, hair dryer, coffee and tea making facilities and complimentary newspaper. The hotel also offers the use of a complimentary 24 hour fitness room and free wifi.

Nearby…This beautiful Victorian Townhouse is within walking distance of South Kensington and Gloucester Road Stations. 

How far to… 
London Natural History Museum
5 minute walk
Victoria and Albert Museum 8 minute walk
London Science Museum 11 minute walk
Royal Albert Hall 14 minute walk
Earls Court Exhibition Centre 18 minute walk

 

Not to be missed in London SW7…

The Natural History Museum exhibits and documents our natural world, including plants, minerals and fossils, animals and dinosaurs. It is the museum’s collection of dinosaur bones which make it particularly famous, and the large diplodocus cast that greets visitors in the entrance hall. This extensive collection, including specimens collected by Darwin, is set within an equally impressive ornate 19th century building. A great day out for both adults and children; admission is free.

The London Science Museum, founded in 1857, is an interactive museum documenting all aspects of Science. Highlights include The Exploring Space Gallery complete with rockets and space landers. There are interactive exhibits for all ages; admission is free.

The Victoria and Albert Museum, founded in 1852, holds the world’s largest collection of decorative arts and design. Explore the cultures of the world through their art, furniture and clothing. Highlights include the Ardabil carpet, from Iran, thought to be one of the largest carpets in the world.

Shopping doesn’t get any more luxurious than a trip to Harrods. Spread over seven floors, you can buy anything here from customised ice cream to puppies.

Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the Royals, is one of the most visited attractions in London. Highlights include the Changing the guard ceremony.

The Royal Albert Hall, opened in 1871, is host to a variety of events including music concerts, comedy and entertainment such as the cirque du soleil. Check the box office for the latest events.

London SW4 (Clapham, Battersea, Stockwell, Brixton)

London’s SW4 Clapham District includes the areas of Clapham and Stockwell. Local attractions include Clapham High Street, Battersea Park and the 02 Academy Brixton. See all hotels in London SW4. 

 

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TOP PICK: Euro lodge Clapham star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £40/night. London SW4 9DJ)

Euro Lodge - ClaphamWhat’s included… Guests receive a complimentary breakfast at this two and half star hotel, as well as free wifi. Rooms include coffee and tea making facilities, complimentary toiletries, hair dryer, free movie channels and complimentary television internet access.

Nearby… Just a few minutes walk from Clapham South Tube Station, this is a great value hotel for travelling into central London, (Leicester Square is just 25 minutes by Tube).

How far to… 
Clapham High Street
14 minute walk
02 Academy Brixton 36 minute walk/ 22 minutes by bus/13 minutes by tube
Battersea Park 39 minute walk/ 24 minutes by public transport

 

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Euro Hotel London Clapham star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £42/night. London SW4 9DQ)

Euro Hotel - ClaphamWhat’s included… Rooms include complimentary toiletries, iron/ironing board, free movie channels, complimentary breakfast, coffee in the lobby and free wifi in public areas.

Nearby… Situated next to Clapham Common, and just a few minutes walk from the northern line at Clapham South Station, this Victorian property is a great base for exploring London, (Leicester Sq. is just 25 minutes by Tube).

How far to… 
Clapham High Street
13 minute walk
02 Academy Brixton 35 minute walk/ 22 minutes by bus/13 minutes by tube
Battersea Park 38 minute walk/ 24 minutes by public transport

 

Not to be missed in London SW4…

Clapham High Street has a wealth of shops and cafes for daytime browsing, as well as a booming nightlife. Highlights include cocktails at aquum and dancing the night away at The Loft.

The 02 Academy Brixton is known for its unbeatable atmosphere, feeling like an intimate gig and yet with a 5,000 people capacity. Check the box office for the latest music events.

To escape the city head to Battersea Park, just south of the river. Hire bikes or walk round the 200 acres of grassland.

London SW3 (Kings Road, Royal Albert Hall, Harrods)

London’s SW3 Cheslea District includes the areas of Chelsea, Brompton and Knightsbridge. Local attractions include the King’s Road, Saatchi Gallery, Harrods and Royal Albert Hall. See all hotels in London SW3. 

 

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TOP PICK: Sydney House Chelseastar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £125/night. London SW3 6PU

Sydney House ChelseaWhat’s included… Rooms include iron/ironing board, hair dryer, free wifi and complimentary internet television access. This Victorian property also includes a restaurant, bar/lounge and ticket and tour assistance.
Nearby…
This four star luxury hotel is situated just a few minutes from South Kensington Tube Station, providing easy access to other parts of London.
How far to…
King’s Road 5 minute walk
Saatchi Gallery 14 minute wall
Harrods 15 minute walk
Royal Albert Hall 18 minute walk

 

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Chelsea Cloisters star ratingstar ratingstar rating 

(From £98/night. London SW3 3DW) 

Hotel RoomWhat’s included… These modern self-catering apartments include washer/dryer, fully equipped kitchens with microwave, oven, refrigerator, toaster, iron/ironing board, free wifi and coffee and tea making facilities. Other services include weekly housekeeping and 24 hour concierge. The self-catering aspect of this establishment will ensure you keep eating out and laundry costs down.

Nearby… Located within walking distance of Sloane Square and South Kensington Stations, this is a great base to explore London.

How far to…
King’s Road
10 minute walk
Saatchi Gallery 10 minute walk
Harrods 13 minute walk
Royal Albert Hall 19 minute walk

 

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The Beaufort – London star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(From £185/night. London SW3 1PP)

Beaufort HotelWhat’s included… Rooms include coffee and tea making facilities, hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. All guests can enjoy complimentary drinks at the bar between 3pm and 11pm.

Nearby… This small luxury four star hotel is situated near Knightsbridge Station (Piccadilly Line).
How far to…
Harrods 4 minute walk
King’s Road 16 minute walk
Saatchi Gallery 16 minute walk
Royal Albert Hall 17 minute walk

 

Not to be missed in London SW1…

Head to the King’s Road for some retail therapy, or grab a drink at one of the many chic pubs and independent cafes. Highlights include the Peter Jones department store and dinner at The Big Easy which serves up lobster, ribs and frozen margaritas.

The Saatchi Gallery, just off the King’s Road, exhibits contemporary art by lesser known artists. Highly recommended; admission is free.

From poodles to pashminas, Harrods department store has it all. Even if you’re not there to buy anything, this decadent building is worth a wander round.

The Royal Albert Hall, opened in 1871, is host to music, comedy, entertainment and award ceremonies. Check the box office for current events.

London SW1 (Victoria, Pimlico, Sloane Square, Knightsbridge, Belgravia)

London’s SW1 Westminster district includes the areas of Whitehall, Buckingham Palace, Victoria, Vauxhall Bridge, Pimlico, Chelsea Bridge, Belgravia, Sloane Square, Knightsbridge and St James. Local attractions include the Saatchi Gallery, Westminster Abbey, Victoria Palace Theatre, Tate Britain, Buckingham Palace and Big Ben. See all hotels in London SW1. 

 

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TOP PICK: Wellington Hotel star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £55/night. London SW1P 2PA)

Wellington Hotel LondonWhat’s included… Rooms at this gorgeous Edwardian London hotel include cable television, hair dryer, iron/ironing board (on request) and complimentary breakfast. Bathrooms are shared at this establishment, but for budget prices in a beautiful, central location this is great value.

Nearby… Just a few minutes walk from Victoria and Pimlico Stations, this is a great base location to explore London. Just a 10 minute walk from Buckingham Palace.

How far to… 
Westminster Cathedral
5 minute walk
Victoria Palace Theatre 8 minute walk
Westminster Abbey 12 minute walk
Buckingham Palace 13 minute walk
Tate Britain 15 minute walk
Big Ben 17 minute walk

 

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Melbourne House star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £89/night. London SW1V 2BG)

Melbourne HouseWhat’s included… Rooms include coffee and tea making facilities, iron/ironing board (on request), hair dryer, television with complimentary internet access and complimentary breakfast.

Nearby… Situated just a short walk from Pimlico Station, this budget hotel is within walking distance of many attractions.

How far to… 
Westminster Cathedral
8 minute walk
Victoria Palace Theatre 9 minute walk
Tate Britain 16 minute walk
Westminster Abbey 17 minute walk
Buckingham Palace 17 minute walk
Big Ben 23 minute walk

 

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Blades Hotel star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £60/night. London SW1V 2BL)

Blades HotelWhat’s included… Rooms include coffee and tea making facilities, iron/ironing board, hair dryer, complimentary television internet access and complimentary breakfast.

Nearby…Located a few minutes walk from Pimlico Station with easy access to other parts of London. Local attractions include:

How far to… 
Westminster Cathedral
8 minute walk
Victoria Palace Theatre 9 minute walk
Tate Britain 17 minute walk
Buckingham Palace 17 minute walk
Westminster Abbey 18 minute walk
Big Ben 23 minute walk

 

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Durley House star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £180/night. London SW1X 9PQ)

Durley HouseWhat’s included… Rooms include iron/ironing board (on request), trouser press, coffee and tea making facilities, complimentary bottled water, complimentary newspaper, kitchens with refrigerators and microwave (on request). The hotel offers complimentary wifi in public areas, indoor pool and sauna.

Nearby…This Victorian property is situated a stone’s throw away from Sloane Square Station, providing easy access to other parts of London.

How far to… 
Harrod’s
5 minute walk
Sloane Square 9 minute walk
The King’s Road 10 minute walk
Saatchi Gallery 12 minute walk
Buckingham Palace 19 minute walk

 

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Holiday Inn Express London Victoria star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £107/night. London SW1V 2BJ)

Holiday Inn Express VictoriaWhat’s included… All rooms include tea and coffee making facilities, complimentary newspaper, hair dryer and complimentary breakfast. A comfortable, contemporary hotel close to central London amenities.

Nearby…This three star London hotel is a few minutes walk from Pimlico Station and the River Thames.

How far to… 
Westminster Cathedral 11 minute walk
Victoria Palace Theatre 12 minute walk
Tate Britain 13 minute walk
Westminster Abbey 18 minute walk
Buckingham Palace 22 minute walk
Big Ben 25 minute walk

 

Not to be missed in London SW1…

The Saatchi Gallery exhibits contemporary art by lesser known artists, attracting a wide range of visitors. The work is usually a mixture of installations and paintings that will be sure to get you talking. Admission is free.

Westminster Abbey is a large gothic church with over a thousand years of history. The current church was built by Henry III in 1245 and has been the chosen venue for many Royal coronations and weddings. Visiting times run from Monday to Saturday, with Sundays for worship only.

The clock tower at the Palace of Westminster is better known as Big Ben and is one of the most iconic images of the London skyline.

Head to the Victoria Palace Theatre, opposite Victoria Station, for award winning musicals; past productions have included Fame and Grease. Check the box office for current showings.

Opened in 1897, the Tate Britain holds permanent collections of historic British art as well as contemporary works including the works of Henry Moore, J.M.W Turner and William Blake. Admission is free.

No trip to London would be complete without a visit to Buckingham Palace, the official Royal residence since 1837. Tours are available for an admission fee; although watching the changing of the guards from the gates is still the more popular.

London SW6 (Fulham, Putney, Chelsea, Parsons Green)

The London district of SW6 is known as Fulham, and lies north of the river between the areas of Putney and Chelsea. SW6 is popular with young professionals and families because of it’s proximity to the centre but more rural, village like feel. The area is serviced by the District line, with tube stations at Putney Brudge, West Brompton, Fulham Broadway and Parsons Green. Local attractions include Stamford Bridge, the home of Chelsea Football Club, Fulham Palace, Bishops Park and Chelsea. See all hotels in London SW6. 

 

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TOP PICK: La Reserve Hotel star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £68/night. London SW6 1DU)

La Reserve HotelWhat’s included… It’s true to say this hotel could do with an updated decor, but who cares when the budget price includes complimentary breakfast, free parking, free wifi and complimentary shuttle to Olympia and Earl’s Court Exhibition centres. All En-Suite rooms offer the use of a trouser press, satellite television and complimentary tea and coffee making facilities. This is undoubtedly the best budget hotel in the area.

Nearby… This is an ideal value hotel for trips to London. Fulham Broadway Tube Station is just a 3 minute walk giving you cheap and easy access into other parts of London.

How far to… 
Stamford Bridge Stadium 2 minute walk
Chelsea Harbour 13 minute walk
King’s Road (centre) 20 minute walk
Fulham Palace 1.9km

 

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Jurys Inn – Chelsea star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £79/night. London SW6 2GA)

Jurys Inn - ChelseaWhat’s included… The hotel offers a bar and restaurant on site and business facilities, including meeting rooms. Rooms include tea and coffee making facilities, satellite television and hair dryer. A great place to stay for local attractions and easy access to the city centre.

Nearby… This modern hotel is just a 2 minute walk from Imperial Wharf Station and a 15 minute walk from Fulham Broadway Station. London Heathrow Airport is 11 miles away and London City Airport just 10 miles.

How far to… 
Chelsea Harbour
6 minute walk
Stamford Bridge Stadium 15 minute walk
King’s Road (centre) 1.6km
Fulham Palace 2.5km

 

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Ibis London Earl’s Court star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £80/night. London SW6 1UD)

Ibis London Earls CourtWhat’s included… All En-Suite rooms include complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, hairdryer, free wifi and Satellite television. An all round good value hotel with local amenities and easy access to Central London attractions.

Nearby…Located walking distance to West Brompton Station, this hotel features a restaurant and bar area for guests. Business facilities (incl meeting/conference room and secretarial services).

How far to…
Earls Court Exhibition Centre 6 minute walk
Stamford Bridge Stadium 17 minute walk
Olympia Exhibition Centre 22 minute walk
Chelsea Harbour 2.2km
Fulham Palace 2km walk
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Millennium & Copthorne – Chelsea Football Club star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £92/night. London SW6 1HS)

Millenium & Copthorne HotelsWhat’s included… All En-Suite rooms include the use of trouser press, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, and coffee and tea making facilities.

Nearby…This four star luxury hotel is located just 5 minutes from Fulham Broadway Station and has the benefit of being on the grounds of Chelsea Football Club. A fantastic choice if you’re going to watch the football at the Stamford Bridge Stadium (avoiding the traffic into Fulham Broadway Station).

How far to… 
Stamford Bridge Stadium 5 minute walk
Chelsea Harbour 13 minute walk
King’s Road (centre) 20 minute walk
Fulham Palace 25 minute walk
Earl’s Court Exhibition Centre 1.1km

 

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Hotel Lily star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £57/night. London SW6 1UG)

Hotel LilyWhat’s included… All rooms are En-Suite and come with coffee and tea making facilities. The rooms are basic but clean and comfortable; a great value choice if you are staying in the local area or venturing into Central London.

Nearby…This budget hotel is just a 2 minute walk from West Brompton Station and buses to Central London also stop outside the hotel.

How far to… 
Earls Court Exhibition Centre 5 minute walk
Stamford Bridge Stadium 16 minute walk
Olympia Exhibition Centre 25 minute walk
Chelsea Harbour 2km
Fulham Palace 2km
King’s Road (centre) 2km

 

Not to be missed in London SW6…

Chelsea Football Club at Stamford Bridge, offers world class football for 42,000 people to watch in it’s stadium. For hardcore fans, the grounds offer stadium tours which include a walk through the players dressing room and players’ tunnel, taking in some great views of the stadium and the chance to stand where some of the best footballers in the world have.

Fulham Palace was the home of the Bishops of London since the 11th century until 1975. This medieval residence and its grounds offer free admission as well as a museum, art gallery and botanical gardens. The Palace lies adjacent to Bishops Park where you can walk along the river embankment next to the avenues of trees. A fantastic walk to end up at one of the areas traditional pubs for Sunday Lunch.

Glamorous Chelsea Harbour contains both temporary and permanent moorings in its marina of speedboats and luxury yachts. Treat yourself to a drink at the Conrad Hotel for the best views of the harbour, or wander further up the river bank for views of Battersea and South London, or hop on London’s river boat services right up to Blackfriars for views of the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye.

The Jam Tree offers a great evening atmosphere and a large beer garden for those long summers. This quirky venue has screens for sporting events, cocktail menus and serves everything from breakfast to Sunday roast.

London SE1 (South Banks, Bermondsey, Bankside, Vauxhall)

London SE1, just south of the river, includes the areas of Bankside, South Bank, Southwark, Bermondsey and Vauxhall. This central area of London is bursting with theatres, museums and some of London’s most visited attractions, including: the Tower of London, Borough Market, the Tate Modern, London Eye, Imperial War Museum, Imax, London Dungeon’s, Globe Theatre and Sea Life London Aquarium. See all hotels in London SE1. 

 

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TOP PICK: Think Bermondsey Street star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £78/night. London SE1 3TG)

Think Bermondsey StreetWhat’s included… The rooms are complete with bathrooms, a kitchen area including cookware, dishware, utensils, stove top, dishwasher, washing machine and dryer, fridge, microwave, iron/ironing board and coffee and tea making facilities. These apartments also benefit from free wifi, LCD television with satellite channels and a separate living area. This is a fantastic value option for long stays and families, saving you a fortune on laundry and eating out costs. There is also Tesco Express a 5 minute walk away to stock your kitchen.

Nearby… Situated on trendy Bermondsey Street, full of boutique shops and cafes, this self-catering hotel is particularly good value for long stays. Just 10 minutes from London Bridge Station, in the unlikely event you’ll run out of things to do in the SE1 area, this Central London station provides easy access elsewhere.

How far to… 
Tate Modern
20 minute walk
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre 23 minute walk
London Dungeon’s and London Tombs 15 minute walk
Borough Market 15 minute walk
Imperial War Museum 15 minute bus journey/ 30 minute walk

 

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The Bridge Hotel London star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £35/night. London SE1 0AJ)

What’s included… This Hotel benefits from free wifi and free parking (first come, first serve basis) and rooms include iron/ironing board, complimentary toiletries, coffee and tea making facilities, complimentary mineral water, refrigerator, hair dryer and complimentary newspapers. A great value hotel in central London.

Nearby… This value hotel is less than 10 minutes walk from Elephant and Castle Tube Station and Borough Tube station, providing you with cheap public transport into the centre.

How far to… 
Imperial War Museum
10 minute walk
Borough Market 15 minute walk
London Dungeon’s and London Tombs 15 minute walk
Tate Modern 15 minute walk

 

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Holiday Inn Express London-Southwark star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £57/night. London SE1 0JQ)

Holiday Inn - SouthwarkWhat’s included… It’s not just the location or the friendly staff that’s the lure here, the hotel also offers complimentary breakfast. Rooms include coffee and tea making facilities, hairdryer and satellite television.

Nearby…This three star hotel is just 5 minutes from Southwark Tube Station but within walking distance of many attractions, such as the Tate Modern, Borough Market and Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.

How far to… 
Tate Modern
5 minute walk
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre 7 minute walk
Borough Market 12 minute walk
Imax 13 minute walk
London Dungeon’s and London Tombs 15 minute walk
Imperial War Museum 17 minute walk

 

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The Mad Hatter Hotel star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £62/night. London SE1 9NY)

The Mad HatterWhat’s included… En-Suite rooms include the use of iron/ironing board, trouser press, hair dryer and coffee and tea making facilities. A good value choice to avoid public transport and taxi fees.

Nearby… Southwark Tube Station is just 5 minutes from this 19th century hotel but if you don’t want to spend time on public transport or walk much, this is the hotel for you…

How far to… 
Tate Modern
5 minute walk
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre 10 minute walk
Imax 10 minute walk
Borough Market 15 minute walk
London Dungeon’s and London Tombs 15 minute walk
Imperial War Museum 15 minute walk
London Eye 15 minute walk

 

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Hilton London Tower Bridge star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £93/night. London SE1 2BY)

Hilton London Tower BridgeWhat’s included… This modern central London hotel benefits from free wifi, a delightful rooftop terrace and all rooms include iron/ironing board, hair dryer, complimentary newspapers and tea and coffee making facilities. For a four star hotel, this is great value and the location is unbeatable.

Nearby… Situated on pretty Tooley Street, this luxury hotel at budget price is less than 10 minutes from London Bridge Station.

How far to… 
London Dungeon’s and London Tombs
4 minute walk
HMS Belfast 4 minute walk
Borough Market 8 minute walk
Tower Bridge 10 minute walk
Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre15 minute walk
Tate Modern 20 minute walk
St Paul’s Cathedral 25 minute walk

 

Not to be missed in London SE1…

Tower Bridge is in itself an icon of London, but the views of London from it are just as spectacular. At the north side of the Bridge, lies The Tower of London dating back to 1078. Admire this impressive castle against the backdrop of London’s modern architecture or take a tour round the venue which also includes admission to see The Crown Jewels.

Borough Market, located at the end of Borough High Street, is a partly covered gourmet food and flower market. Enjoy kangaroo burgers, some of London’s best coffee at the Monmouth coffee shop, delicious baked goods and oysters to name but a few of the delicacies to be found!

The Tate Modern, on the Southbank, houses some of the world’s best contemporary and modern Art, set within an old power station. The Southbank Centre is also near, which includes the Hayward Gallery and The Royal Festival Hall.

The London Eye is the UK’s most popular attraction, and as the tallest Ferris Wheel in Europe you won’t be disappointed with it’s views of London.

The Imperial War Museum is a free museum detailing the impact of modern warfare through extensive unpublished archives and exhibitions of photos and memorabilia from the First World War to the Present day.

For the ultimate cinema experience, head to the Imax in Waterloo, home to the biggest screen in Britain.

The London Dungeon’s and London Tombs, just 60 seconds from London Bridge Station, use live actors, special effects and rides to take you on a gruesome journey into London’s dark past. Prepare to be frightened as you venture through blood dripping walls, skeletons and spiders!

The reconstructed Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre is a fantastic experience for anyone visiting London, grab a hot cider or mulled wine on your way in as you travel back in time and enjoy the fresh air. Check the box office for current performances.

The Sea Life London Aquarium is the largest Aquaria in Europe, housing sharks, turtles, sea horses and even penguins, located on Westminster Bridge road.

London N1 (Kings Cross, Islington, Hoxton)

London N1 includes Kings Cross, Islington, Pentonville, Hoxton, De Beauvoir Town, Canonbury and Barnsbury. This area of Central North London provides easy access to the centre and access into Europe and elsewhere in the UK through Kings Cross and St.Pancras stations. Local attractions include Upper Street, London Canal Museum, the King’s Head Theatre and Hoxton. See all hotels in London N1. 

 

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TOP PICK: The Luxury Inn star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £52/night. London N1 4DY)

The Luxury InnWhat’s included… This is a great value option for long stays as the guestrooms are all self-catered, saving you a fortune on eating out. Rooms include a kitchen area, iron/ironing board, television and free wifi. The parking isn’t free but at £2 a day, this is a bargain for London parking.

Nearby… Located less than ten minutes walk from Dalston Junction Station.

How far to… 
Hoxton
1.2km
Shoreditch 1.5km
Upper Street 1.8km
King’s Head Theatre 1.9km
Emirate’s Stadium 2.7km
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Tommy Miahs Raj Hotel star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £39/night. London N1 3PD)

Tommy Miahs Raj HotelWhat’s included… This warm and friendly family hotel is a good value option, close to the attractions of N1 and with easy access into central London with public transport. All rooms include free wifi, coffee and tea making facilities, hair dryer and complimentary breakfast served in the restaurant.

Nearby… A budget hotel just 5 minutes walk from Canonbury Station. Hoxton is less than 1km away and Shoreditch is just 1.5km away.

How far to… 
Upper Street
15 minute walk
King’s Head Theatre 15 minute walk
Emirate’s Stadium 2.2km
London Canal Museum 2.8km

 

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Jury’s Inn Islington star ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £89/night. London N1 9LA)

Jurys Inn IslingtonWhat’s included… This value hotel offers a bar and restaurant among it’s facilities. All rooms include coffee and tea making facilities, complimentary toiletries and hair dryer.

Nearby… Located just 4 minutes from Angel Tube Station and just 12 minutes from King’s Cross and St. Pancras Stations, this is a great base location for seeing more of London.

How far to… 
Upper Street
5 minute walk
King’s Head Theatre 13 minute walk
British Library 15 minute walk
Charles Dickens House and Museum 15 minute walk
British Museum 2.4km
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Hilton London Islington star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £93/night. London N1 0UY)

Hotel London IslingtonWhat’s included… All rooms include complimentary newspaper, hair dryer and coffee and tea making facilities. There is also a fabulous roof terrace, restaurant and bar area.
Nearby…This luxury four star hotel is located on trendy Upper Street, less than five minutes walk from Angel Tube Station. A fabulous location with a variety of restaurants, cafes and bars to choose from.

How far to… 
King’s Head Theatre
4 minute walk
Hoxton 1km
King’s Cross and St.Pancras Stations 1.6km
London Canal Museum 1.6km
British Library 1.9km
Charles Dickens House and Museum 1.9km

 

Not to be missed in London N1…

Upper Street, situated between Angel and Highbury and Islington tube stations, has been around since the days of King Henry VIII. Some of the best shopping to be found in London with a real mix of independent shops as well as high street names, with the advantage of less crowds and tourists than the likes of Oxford Street. Head to The Ladybird bar for cocktails in the evening, and for some of the best Turkish food in London try Antepliler. For an old time cinema experience, it’s worth checking out the Screen on the Green, which also hosts comedy and music nights.

London Canal Museum is located in N1, where you can look inside a narrowboat cabin and learn the story of London’s canals and waterways. There is also a Victorian ice well that used to store ice from Norway for the ice cream maker Carlo Gatti.

The King’s Head Theatre in Islington is the first pub theatre to be founded since Shakespeare’s day. Check the box office for latest productions or enjoy a pint in the Victorian Pub that enjoys roaring fires in colder months. There are often bands playing in the evening too.

Hoxton is a great area to explore for some nightlife. For a more civilised evening, head to Bluu, in Hoxton Square, serving tapas and an extensive wine and cocktail menu. If you’re after a night on the tiles, then Electricity Showrooms, also in the square, features a retro dance floor playing some fifties classics.

London EC4 (St. Paul’s, Mansion House, Cannon Street, Blackfriars, Temple)

London’s EC4 district includes the areas of Fetter Lane, St.Paul’s, Mansion House, Cannon Street, Blackfriars and Temple. Local attractions include the Museum of London, St Paul’s Cathedral and the Royal Courts of Justice. See all hotels in London EC4.
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TOP PICK: Apex Temple Court Hotel star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £109/night. London EC4Y 1LL)

Apex Temple Court HotelWhat’s included… Rooms include iron/ironing board, hair dryer, free wifi, coffee and tea making facilities, complimentary bottled water and free local calls. Additional amenities also include a fitness facility. This Central London location combined with hotel quality makes this the best value hotel in the area.

Nearby… This four star hotel is situated just minutes from Temple, City Thames Link and Blackfriars Stations
How far to… 
Royal Courts of Justice 4 minute walk
St Paul’s Cathedral 10 minute walk
Somerset House 11 minute walk
Museum of London 15 minute walk
Globe Theatre 21 minute walk

 

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Club Quarters St. Pauls star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £107/night. London EC4M 7DR)

Club Quarters St PaulsWhat’s included… Rooms include coffee and tea making facilities, iron/ironing board, free wifi and hair dryer. The hotel also has a health club and fitness facility.

Nearby… This four star luxury hotel is just a stone’s throw away from City Thames Link and Blackfriars Stations allowing easy access into other areas of London.

How far to… 
St Paul’s Cathedral 3 minute walk
Museum of London 9 minute walk
Royal Courts of Justice 11 minute walk
Globe Theatre 13 minute walk
Somerset House 16 minute walk
Tate Modern 18 minute walk

 

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Grange St. Paul’s star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £119/night. London EC4V 5AJ)

Grange St PaulsWhat’s included… Hotel facilities include a spa, sauna, steam room, health club and indoor swimming pool. Rooms include trouser press, iron/ironing board, free wifi, complimentary newspaper and hair dryer.

Nearby…This London Hotel is just a few minutes walk to St. Paul’s, Mansion House, Blackfriars and City Thames Link Stations, enabling you to move around London quickly and cheaply. Local attractions include:

How far to… 
St.Paul’s Cathedral 4 minute walk
Museum of London 9 minute walk
Globe Theatre 10 minute walk
Tate Modern 15 minute walk
Royal Courts of Justice 15 minute walk

 

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Crowne Plaza London The City star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £134/night. London EC4V 6DB)

Crown Plaza The CityWhat’s included… Rooms include trouser press, coffee and tea making facilities, iron/ironing board and hair dryer. Other amenities include a sauna, fitness facility, two bars/lounges, audio/visual equipment, exhibit space and secretarial services.

Nearby… This contemporary hotel is just minutes walk from City Thames Link and Blackfriars Stations enabling fast and cheap access to other parts of London. Many attractions can be reached on foot.

How far to… 
St Paul’s Cathedral
7 minute walk
Royal Courts of Justice 13 minute walk
Somerset House
12 minute walk
Museum of London 13 minute walk
Globe Theatre 14 minute walk
Tate Modern 18 minute walk

 

Not to be missed in London EC4…

For all things London, head to the Museum of London where you can track the city back from Present day to Prehistoric times. A fascinating day out and completely free entry.

St Paul’s Cathedral is one of the most iconic sights on London’s skyline. Sightseeing round this beautiful building is open Monday to Saturday, 8.30am till 4pm.

The Royal Courts of Justice, built in the 1870’s, is a beautiful Victorian Gothic building where some of the most high profile cases are taken.

London EC3 (Aldgate, Fenchurch Street, Tower Hill, Tower of London)

London’s EC3 district include the areas of St Mary’s Axe, Aldgate, Leadenhall, Lloyd’s of London, Fenchurch Street, Tower Hill, Tower of London, Monument, Billingsgate, Royal Exchange and Lombard Street. Local attractions include Leadenhall Market, St Paul’s Cathedral, Tower of London and Barbican Arts Centre. See all hotels in London EC3. 

 

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TOP PICK: Grange City Hotel star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £108/night. London EC3N 2BQ)

Grange City HotelWhat’s included… All rooms in this five star hotel include free wifi, coffee and tea making facilities, iron/ironing board, trouser press, complimentary newspaper and hair dryer. The hotel’s health club includes an indoor pool, gym, spa, steam room and sauna. Business facilities include exhibit space, translation services and conference rooms. The combination of a great location with an extensive range of facilities make this our best value hotel.

Nearby… This London Hotel is just a few minutes walk from Tower Hill Station.

How far to… 
Tower of London
5 minute walk
The Gherkin 8 minute walk
London Bridge 15 minute walk
Tower 42 14 minute walk
London Dungeons and London Tombs 20 minute walk

 

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Club Quarters, Gracechurch star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £98/night. London EC3V 0DR)

Club Quarters, GracechurchWhat’s included… Rooms include iron/ironing board, coffee and tea making facilities, hair dryer, complimentary newspaper and free wifi. The hotel also offers complimentary use of the fitness room.

Nearby…Situated just a few minutes walk from Monument Station, this luxury hotel was constructed above a 2,000 year old roman basilica. 

How far to… 
Leadenhall Market 2 minute walk
The Gherkin 5 minute walk
Tower 42 7 minute walk
London Bridge 8 minute walk
Tower of London 11 minute walk
St Paul’s Cathedral 14 minute walk

 

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DoubleTree by Hilton -Tower of London star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £93/night.  London, EC3N 4AF)

DoubleTree By Hilton - Tower Of LodonWhat’s included… Rooms include free wifi, iron/ironing board, complimentary newspaper and hair dryer. The hotel offers fitness facilities, a rooftop terrace, conference rooms and exhibit space.

Nearby… Located just a few minutes walk from Tower Hill, and minutes from the Thames, this is a fantastic location surrounded by many attractions within walking distance.

How far to… 
Tower of London
5 minute walk
The Gherkin 8 minute walk
London Bridge 14 minute walk
Tower 42 14 minute walk
London Dungeons and London Tombs 19 minute walk

 

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Hotel Indigo London Tower Hill star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £101/night. London, EC3N 1LS)

Hotel Indigo Tower HillWhat’s included… Rooms include free wifi, complimentary newspaper, hair dryer, coffee/tea making facilities, complimentary crib/infant bed and iron/ironing board. Hotel facilities include 24 hour business centre and complimentary use of the nearby fitness centre.

Nearby…This four star contemporary hotel is just minutes from Tower Hill Station

How far to… 
The Gherkin
6 minute walk
Tower of London 7 minute walk
Tower 42 11 minute walk
Barbican Arts Cenre 21 minute walk
St Paul’s Cathedral 22 minute walk

 

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Apex City Of London Hotel star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £118/night. London EC3N 4AX)

Apex City Of LondonWhat’s included… Rooms include free local calls, free wifi, complimentary bottled water and complimentary weekday newspaper. Hotel amenities include fitness facilities, conference/meeting rooms and audio/visual equipment.

Nearby…Conveniently located just a few minutes from Tower Hill Station, this luxury hotel has easy access into the centre and is within walking distance for many attractions.

How far to… 
Tower of London
3 minute walk
The Gherkin 9 minute walk
London Bridge 10 minute walk
Tower 42 14 minute walk
London Dungeons and London Tombs 15 minute walk

 

Not to be missed in London EC3…

Leadenhall Market is a covered market in Gracechurch Street, dating back to the 14th century. Stalls are open Monday to Friday, selling primarily food as well as jewellery and art.

This financial district is home to two of London’s most famous modern skyline buildings, St Mary’s Axe, better known as The Gherkin and Tower 42.

St Paul’s Cathedral is one of London’s most recognisable buildings, dating back to the 18th century. Sightseeing is available Monday to Saturday, 8.30am till 4pm.

The Barbican Arts Centre is home to a range of dance, visual art, music and theatre events and exhibitions. Check the box office for current showings.

A trip to this part of London wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the Tower of London, dating back to 1066, and a look at the Crown Jewells. Wander over Tower Bridge for some fantastic views of the city, ending up walking along the river past the HMS Belfast.

London EC2 (Shoredtich, Broadgate, Liverpool Street, Barbican)

London’s EC2 district includes the areas of Shoreditch, Broadgate, Liverpool Street, Old Broad Street, Tower 42, Bank of England, Guildhall and Barbican. This finance district of Central London is a mix of modern architecture and historic pubs. Local attractions include St Paul’s Cathedral and Barbican Arts Centre. See all hotels in London EC2. 

 

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TOP PICK: 196 Bishopsgate star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £118/night.  London, EC2M 4NR)

196 Bishopsgate - LondonWhat’s included… These contemporary apartments include kitchens equipped with stovetops/ovens, dishwasher, washer/dryer, microwave, refrigerator/freezer, dishware, cookware and separate dining areas. Rooms also include trouser press, free wifi, coffee and tea making facilities, iron and ironing board. This self-catering aspect will save you no end on eating out.

Nearby… Just a few minutes walk from Liverpool Street Station, this London Hotel has easy access into Central London; just a 10 minute tube journey to Oxford Circus for example.

How far to… 
Spitalfields Market 6 minute walk
Tower 42, 7 minute walk
The Gherkin 8 minute walk
Barbican Arts Centre 15 minute walk
Hoxton Square 15 minute walk
Tower Hill 17 minute walk

 

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Apex London Wall Hotel star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £112/night. London, EC2R 7NJ)

Apex London WallWhat’s included… Rooms include free wifi, free movie channels, free local calls, complimentary newspapers, coffee and tea making facilities, complimentary bottled water, iron/ironing board and hair dryer. The hotel also offers fitness facilities, restaurant and bar/lounge.

Nearby… Just a few minutes walk away from Moorgate and Liverpool Street Stations, with fast and easy access into Central London.

How far to… 
Tower 42
5 minute walk
The Gherkin 11 minute walk
Barbican Arts Centre 11 minute walk
St.Paul’s Cathedral 13 minute walk
Spitalfields Market 18 minute walk
Hoxton Square 20 minute walk
Tower Hill 20 minute walk

 

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Threadneedles Hotel star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £122/night. London EC2R 8AY)

Threadneedles HotelWhat’s included… Rooms include free wifi, refrigerator, tea and coffee making facilities, iron/ironing board, complimentary bottled water and hair dryer. Business amenities include meeting rooms and audio/visual equipment.

Nearby… This luxury five star hotel is situated just a couple of minutes walk of Bank Station. Be in Oxford Circus in less than 10 minutes and Westminster in less than 15.

How far to…
Tower 42 4 minute walk
The Gherkin 7 minute walk
London Bridge 12 minute walk
St Paul’s Cathedral 13 minute walk
Tower Hill 15 minute walk
Barbican Arts Centre 17 minute walk

 

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Andaz Liverpool Street – a Hyatt Hotel star ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar ratingstar rating

(from £153/night. London EC2M 7QN)

Andaz Liverpool StreetWhat’s included… All rooms include complimentary wireless, free local calls and minibars stacked with complimentary organic juice and water. They also offer the use of hairdryer, iron/ironing board and hypo-allergenic bedding. Other facilities include a fitness centre, sauna, spa treatments and personal trainers (surcharges may apply). There is also an extensive range of business services including exhibit space, meeting/conference rooms and event catering.

Nearby… This 1884 grade II listed railway hotel is situated next to Liverpool Street Station with easy access into Central London through the Central and Circle lines. Oxford Circus for example is just a 10 minute tube journey. Local attractions include:

How far to… 
Tower 42
5 minute walk
The Gherkin 6 minute walk
Spitalfields Market 10 minute walk
Barbican Arts Centre 12 minute walk
Tower Hill 15 minute walk
Hoxton Square 15 minute walk

 

Not to be missed in London EC2…

Wonder round the financial district and marvel at London’s modern architecture, including the second tallest skyscraper in London, Tower 42 and the iconic St Mary’s Axe also known as The Gherkin.

St Pauls Cathedral is the fifth Cathedral to have stood on this site. The current Cathedral was built in the late 17th/early 18th centuries, after its predecessor was burnt in the Great Fire of London. The Cathedral is open for sightseeing Monday to Saturday between 8.30am and 4pm.

The Barbican Arts Centre is the largest performing arts centre in Europe, offering a range of dance, music, art, theatre and film. Check the box office for current events and exhibitions.