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MEININGER Hotel London Hyde Park - Hostel
2 out of 5
Baden-Powell House, 65-67 Queens Gate, London, England
The price is £90 per night
2.06 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (192 reviews)

"We loved the family room. With two single beds and two bunk beds (one each for our two children) - we had plenty of room. Breakfast was great and the two kids were free. Great location for all of the museums- you can literally see the Natural History museum from the hotel. Only drawbacks were that ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020

MEININGER Hotel London Hyde Park - Hostel
Best Western Mornington Hotel London Hyde Park
4 out of 5
12 Lancaster Gate, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £60 per night
1.88 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1,617 reviews)

"I returned here for a night after a gap of eight years, not because I don't like the hotel, but because I take hotels on price and there are usually better deals. But I was reminded this was still a great hotel with a great location."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Best Western Mornington Hotel London Hyde Park
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
4 out of 5
200 Westminster Bridge Road, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £139 per night
0.87 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (13,214 reviews)

"Beautiful room! Very nice staff who were attentive to all of our needs."…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
The Langham, London
5 out of 5
1C Portland Place, Regent Street, London, England
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0.84 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (985 reviews)

"Excellent service from every member of staff we came into contact with."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

The Langham, London
Brit Hotels London Court
3 out of 5
194-196 Earls Court Road, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £49 per night
2.72 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (763 reviews)

"Quality of accommodation and service and also location"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar 2020

Brit Hotels London Court
The Strand Palace Hotel
4 out of 5
372 The Strand, London, England
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0.66 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (12,380 reviews)

"The hotel is located at a very good place where you can walk to Big Ben (20 mins). Many restaurants nearby and the staffs are very helpful. However, the rooms a little small. Thank you, team! ❤️"…"

Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020

The Strand Palace Hotel
Imperial Court Suites
4 out of 5
81-83 Inverness Terrace, London, England
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £49 per night
2.27 mi from city centre
3.5/5Good! (424 reviews)

"Stayed in a 1 bedroom plus sofa bed 5b on 2nd floor. Was very worried cause of previous bad reviews but was relieved when we entered. It was clean, efficient space, had what we needed for 5 night stay. Plenty of towels, Limited toiletries but we brought our own. Tv was not plugged in but we figured ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar 2020

Imperial Court Suites
Residence Inn by Marriott London Tower Bridge
4 out of 5
180 Bermondsey Street, London, England
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2.39 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (696 reviews)

"Great location. Very nice staff. And the room was nice and clean."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar 2020

Residence Inn by Marriott London Tower Bridge
SACO Fitzrovia
4 out of 5
21 Tottenham Street, London, England
The price is £92 per night
0.9 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (105 reviews)

"Comfortable property in a convenient location, with easy access to restaurants, shopping, museums and galleries."…"

Reviewed on 14 Feb 2020

SACO Fitzrovia
Staybridge Suites London - Vauxhall
4 out of 5
100 Vauxhall Walk, London, England
Free cancellation
The price is £128 per night
1.39 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (468 reviews)

"Excellent location, great breakfast, friendly staff, good wifi and TV options (you can Chromecast to the in room TV)"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar 2020

Staybridge Suites London - Vauxhall
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Pocket Guide: London City Centre

Visiting London

Visitors are sure to enjoy the shopping, restaurants, and museums in London. Welcoming and urban, this riverfront city also attracts visitors with its architecture, theatres, and monuments. Top attractions include Buckingham Palace and Selfridges.
  • There are 1041 London hotels
  • July is the most expensive month to travel here, while February tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in London (LCY-London City), 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around London

  • Museums and theatres are well-known in the area, and attractions include Buckingham Palace, Royal Albert Hall, and Tower of London
  • Families come for attractions such as London Dungeon, London Eye, and BT Tower
  • Notable for its monuments and landmarks to visit including Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, and St. Paul's Cathedral
  • St. James Park, Hyde Park, and Kensington Gardens are just some of the places to enjoy the area's natural beauty
  • Shopping is one of the top reasons to visit, so consider an excursion to Selfridges, Harrods, and Borough Market
  • Everyone—not just sports fans—will find lots of reasons to cheer at a game or event at The Oval, Olympic Stadium, or O2 Arena
  • Collegiate campuses to visit include King's College London and Imperial College London

Getting around London

With transportation options aplenty, seeing London is easy. Take advantage of metro transit at Green Park Underground Station, Piccadilly Circus Underground Station, or Hyde Park Corner Underground Station. If you're looking to journey outside of the area, take a train from London Victoria Rail Station, London Charing Cross Station, or London Marylebone Station.

Staying in London

In London, you'll find 1041 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from, making it easy to plan your perfect holiday retreat at an affordable price:
  • 611 hotels, ranging from GBP 46/night to GBP 708/night
  • 18 aparthotels, ranging from GBP 119/night to GBP 624/night
  • 273 apartments, ranging from GBP 76/night to GBP 530/night
  • 40 B&Bs, ranging from GBP 76/night to GBP 228/night
  • 55 guesthouses, ranging from GBP 52/night to GBP 247/night
  • 29 hostels, ranging from GBP 18/night to GBP 169/night
  • 9 inns, ranging from GBP 101/night to GBP 253/night
For family trips or any other travel plans, you might consider these top-rated, larger hotels:
  • Corinthia Hotel London, averaging GBP 717.49/night
  • The Savoy, A Fairmont Managed Hotel, averaging GBP 696.96/night
Looking for a romantic getaway, a cosy spot, or a boutique stay? You might like these highly rated smaller hotels or specialty properties:
  • Cheval Three Quays, averaging GBP 452.74/night
  • Taj 51 Buckingham Gate, Suites and Residences, averaging GBP 662.03/night
Corinthia Hotel London, a 5-star favourite with Expedia travellers, has a 5 out of 5 user rating. Also highly rated by guests are Cheval Three Quays and Taj 51 Buckingham Gate, Suites and Residences.

Dressing for London

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 12°C during the day and 2°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 21°C, while the average at night is 4°C
  • July through September has daytime averages of 22°C with nighttime averages of 9°C
  • In October–December, you can expect daytime averages of 16°C and nighttime averages of 3°C
  • About 21 millimetres of rain falls on London each year

Frequently asked questions

What's it like in London City Centre?
London City Centre is a metropolitan neighbourhood known for its stunning river views and popular theatre scene. Experience the best of London City Centre with a visit to Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square and Trafalgar Square. You’ll find 7274 hotels and other types of accommodation in London City Centre to choose from, making this an ideal base for exploring the greater London area.
Where is the best hotel for a stay in London City Centre?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, The Hayden Pub & Rooms is the highest ranked property in London City Centre. This 4-star inn offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It is located a short 8-minute walk from Kensington Gardens. Other top choices in the neighbourhood include The Resident Covent Garden and h Club London.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in London City Centre, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of your booking. Add your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to view the top deals on offer in London City Centre.
What is there to do around this London neighbourhood?
If you’ve got some time for activities in London City Centre, you won’t be disappointed by St Katherine’s Dock, Lincoln’s Inn Fields and Speakers’ Corner. Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square are some other stops worth a visit in the neighbourhood. Don’t miss favourite places to visit in the surrounding area, such as Trafalgar Square, National Gallery and St. James Park. When you’re sightseeing in London, Queens Theatre and Piccadilly are also worth a stop.
How can I get around London City Centre and the greater London area?
For a quick way to explore the city, catch a ride on metro transit at Piccadilly Circus Underground Station, Green Park Underground Station or Leicester Square Underground Station. To see the sights outside of town, hop on a train. London Charing Cross Station is the closest train station, but London Victoria Rail Station and London Waterloo Station are also nearby.

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