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.