Connected via a covered walkway to Terminal 5, this London Heathrow Airport hotel is a 20-minute train ride to Central London. Windsor Castle, Uxbridge, Legoland, ...
Very convenient. Stored my luggage for week while I was traveling at no extra charge.
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from Archway Theatre and 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Lets Race. Crawley Town Hall and County Mall Shopping Centre ...
Great location. Our only issue was the weird fold-down rails on the bunk beds. The kids didn't feel safe sleeping in them.
Located in London City Centre, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Imperial War Museum, London Eye, and London Dungeon. Sea Life London Aquarium and Southbank ...
Check in was a little slow but once we got to the desk Sarah was extremely nice. I emailed ahead that we were celebrating my husbands 60th birthday and they gave us an upgraded room and had a bottle of wine and some sweets on his birthday waiting in the room. Hotel is in a great location. The only ...
This large, modern hotel is just 500 meters from Hatton Cross London Underground station and one stop from Heathrow Terminals; access to all airport terminals ...
Soo comfortable that i could see aircraft landing but could barely hear them. I slept too good that i almost missed my flight.
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Imagine Spa and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Stockley Park. London Motor Museum and Brunel University are ...
Renovated hotel always stay near Heathrow but now Hyatt Place!
This fantastic new hotel is located on the South Bank, near London Eye. Waterloo and Westminster stations are within 5 minutes walk, making easier to travel ...
Overall, my husband and I had a great experience with this hotel. It was perfectly placed in Westminster near the London Eye, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and other sites, which were all within walking distance. We were also a block away from Hop on and Off tours as well as the city buses. ...
Situated in Gatwick, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Archway Theatre, Lets Race, and Gatwick Aviation Museum. Crawley Town Hall and County Mall Shopping ...
We were in room 15. It was loud on the street. The handicap shower leaked water onto the carpet so that the closet was wet. We also were unable to adjust the thermostat and it was freezing! Bed was comfortable and I was very happy with the breakfast. Great location and so convenient
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Twickenham Stadium, Griffin Park Stadium, and Syon Park. Twickenham Stoop Stadium and Hampton ...
Convenient location. Basic but decent services. Staff very pleasant. Receptionist SAIF really deserves recognition. Room OK but does not have space to place and open suitcase! Bathroom too dark even with lights on.
This is a large modern hotel set in exclusive South Kensington, 50 metres from Gloucester Road London Underground station with access to the Piccadilly line, ...
Close to the underground. Very easy to travel around London. Hotel staff was very friendly.
Located in London City Centre, this apartment is within a 10-minute walk of British Library and University of London. Russell Square and The British Museum are ...
Perfect for one but would be tight for two. Clean and neat. Well cared for but not fancy. friendly staff. laundry down stairs. Convenient to San pancras station
A cosmopolitan city, London is an epicenter of global finance and politics where cultures intertwine, neighborhoods hold secrets whispered through time, and famous events like London Fashion Week take place on an annual basis. The metropolitan area draws millions of visitors each year to attractions such as the Houses of Parliament, which features the 16-story clock tower Big Ben, and Buckingham Palace. Set on the banks of the River Thames, London offers a fantastic mix of history, food, shopping and museums. The pageantry of the Changing of the Guard and Trooping the Colour create spectacles adored by all, while modern marvels include one of the world's biggest observation wheels.
Exhibits at institutions such as the Royal Museum, the National Gallery, and the Imperial War Museum provide insightful perspectives of the country. From the First World War Galleries to the history of “Jack the Ripper”, and artworks dating back to medieval times, enjoy a window on the past by visiting any of these attractions.
City buildings that have stood for hundreds of years include Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, and the Royal Albert Hall where you can catch a concert in the evenings. The Tower of London is guarded by the legendary Beefeaters, while inside the diamond-studded Crown Jewels glitter for guests throughout the day.
Stroll along historic footpaths in colorful Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, or enjoy a spectacular bird's-eye view of the city from atop the London Eye.
London' districts are attractions in their own right, and if you take a trip through the East End you will discover the setting for numerous films and television shows. View the ancient street layout and medieval churches in The City, the earliest Roman settlement, or visit Greenwich, home of the Prime Meridian. The Leicester Square neighborhood houses famous Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square, and city tours are a great way to scale the geography of sprawling London.
Power shoppers will discover the haute couture boutiques and trendy designer stores of Knightsbridge, Bond Street and Covent Garden, as well as Oxford and Regent Streets. In addition to high-end clothes, you can also find vintage apparel in quirky local establishments.
Once known for its ubiquitous fish and chips, bangers and mash, and even eels, London has since emerged as a center of gastronomic delights. This melting pot of cultures creates a restaurant scene that thrives on fusion and international cuisine. Foodies can enjoy high tea and Anglo-Indian dishes like chicken tikka masala, Turkish kebabs and Mexican-style burritos.
When the sun sets after a day of sightseeing, guests can visit local pubs and live music venues featuring internationally-acclaimed DJs and bands. Tracing its origins to Shakespeare, London's West End Theatre district presents musicals and plays starring famous actors from screen and stage. You can also enjoy performances in the Opera House, where the Royal Symphony, Opera and Ballet companies are showcased.
This English capital hosts a series of yearly celebrations that include Wimbledon and other major sporting events, the Notting Hill Carnival, the Lord Mayor's Show and the Totally Thames Festival.
Spring is one of the best times to visit London. In addition to mild temperatures, the city's parks and gardens begin to bloom. Humidity levels tend to be higher in the summer months, but those looking to sample strawberries and cream, or Pimm’s at the tennis should book a stay in late June or early July.
Travel and hotels are more likely to be reasonably priced and readily available in the fall and winter monthsalthough visitors should be aware that London is popular for Christmas gift shopping in December.
From Bayswater and Paddington to Knightsbridge, the West End and Camden, the neighborhood where you choose to vacation in London will depend very much upon what you want to do on your trip. Historic hotels like Flemings Mayfairthe second oldest in the capitalhave a Georgian flair that harks back to the days when carriages rolled through the streets while contemporary accommodations include the K West and the Apex. Prices range quite dramatically, so it's best to search around online before you go.
Visitors can reach London through one of six airports, including Gatwick (LGW), Heathrow (LHR) and Stansted (STN). Traveling between these aviation gateways and London's major attractions is easy due to the city's comprehensive public transportation network. Options include the iconic red double-decker buses, Docklands Light Railway and the Underground, as well as Thames River commuter boats and pleasure cruises. Consider using an Oyster Card, a contactless smartcard, instead of individual paper tickets, to save time and money. Another option for traveling within the English city is taking one of London's world-famous black cabs.
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