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Get away to Islington! Enjoy the architecture, art and football.

Explore the family-friendly area of Islington—cosy bars, shopping and popular sights from Emirates Stadium to Union Chapel.

Top hotels in Islington

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Crowne Plaza London - Kings Cross
Crowne Plaza London - Kings Cross
4 out of 5
1 Kings Cross Road, London, England
£115
per night
15 Dec-16 Dec

Located in London City Centre, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of British Library and Russell Square. The British Museum and Old Bailey are also within ...

4/5Very Good! (2,353 reviews)

"Clean facilities, good breakfast choices, helpful staff"…"

Reviewed on 4 Nov 2019

Crowne Plaza London - Kings Cross
Point A Hotel London Shoreditch
Point A Hotel London Shoreditch
3.5 out of 5
8-10 Paul Street, London, England
£72
per night
1 Dec-2 Dec

Located in London City Centre, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Liverpool Street, Barbican Arts Centre and The Gherkin. Museum of London and Royal Exchange ...

4.2/5Very Good! (1,506 reviews)

"Nice property for a night over in London. Great staff and room very quiet even with no windows. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on 18 Nov 2019

Point A Hotel London Shoreditch
DoubleTree by Hilton London-Islington
DoubleTree by Hilton London-Islington
4 out of 5
60 Pentonville Road, Islington, London, England
£108
per night
24 Nov-25 Nov

Located in London City Centre, this eco-friendly hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Sadler's Wells Theatre and Business Design Centre. Barbican Arts Centre ...

4.3/5Excellent! (3,497 reviews)

"Very nice hotel clean and great service from friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on 11 Nov 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton London-Islington
M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City
M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City
5 out of 5
151-157 City Road, Shoreditch, London, England
£120
per night
24 Nov-25 Nov

Located in London City Centre, this luxury hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Barbican Arts Centre, Liverpool Street, and Museum of London. Royal Exchange and The ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,431 reviews)

"Hotel amenities are great, rooms are spacious and modern. But service is below expectations and needs to be improved - reception and room service staff don't pick up the phone, laundry bag and toiletries were not refilled in my room, the staff does not try to help you even when I asked for something ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Nov 2019

M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City
Thistle Barbican Shoreditch
Thistle Barbican Shoreditch
3 out of 5
Central Street, Clerkenwell, London, England
£79
per night
24 Nov-25 Nov

Located in London City Centre, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Barbican Arts Centre and Museum of London. Old Bailey and Liverpool Street are also ...

3.6/5Good! (1,611 reviews)

"Good location to where we wanted to go, great service"…"

Reviewed on 9 Nov 2019

Thistle Barbican Shoreditch
The Montcalm At Brewery London City
The Montcalm At Brewery London City
5 out of 5
52 Chiswell Street, London, England
£120
per night
24 Nov-25 Nov

Located in London City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Barbican Arts Centre, Museum of London, and Liverpool Street. Old Bailey and Royal ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,021 reviews)

"Excellent location ,lovely rooms with good facilities,but very disappointed that we booked a club room and on arrival we’re denied access to the club lounge as we booked through Expedia and not through the hotel direct . This has never happened before when booking a club room through a third party ..."…"

Reviewed on 11 Nov 2019

The Montcalm At Brewery London City

Popular things to do in Islington

Buckingham Palace
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Buckingham Palace

4.5/5(828 reviews)

Britain’s most famous home, the luxurious personal residence and workplace of Queen Elizabeth II, is open to all.

Big Ben
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Big Ben

4/5(872 reviews)

One of London’s most resounding landmarks is a treasured emblem of England.

Tower of London
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Tower of London

4.5/5(762 reviews)

One of the world’s most well-preserved medieval castles, this historic building is known for its fascinating and gruesome history.

O2 Arena
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O2 Arena

4.5/5(472 reviews)

Attend music and sports events, see a movie or go bowling in one of the busiest arenas in the world, situated inside this iconic dome by the River Thames.

St. Paul's Cathedral
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St. Paul's Cathedral

4.5/5(500 reviews)

Visit this cathedral to learn about the history behind London’s most iconic church and its Baroque dome that overlooks the city.

Hyde Park
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Hyde Park

4.5/5(1,480 reviews)

Once the private hunting grounds of a king, London's most famous park is today a place where everyone can enjoy gardens, monuments and music performances. 

Top activities in Islington

Street Art Walking Tour
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Street Art Walking Tour

£10

Hit the pavement for an exceptional walking tour that reveals East London’s most impressive street art. Admire world-class works and thought-provoking pieces from the likes of Banksy, Space Invader, David Walker, C215, Stik, and D-face as you learn about this controversial and exciting art form.

Emirates Stadium Tour
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Emirates Stadium Tour

£25

Explore behind the scenes at Arsenal Football Club and let a host of Arsenal stars share their matchday experiences with you on a tour of Emirates Stadium.

The Postal Museum
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The Postal Museum

£16

There’s nothing ordinary about the story of the post. From five-wheeled cycles and rockets to a lioness and flintlock pistols, the award-winning Postal Museum offers a surprising and entertaining half day out for all ages.

2-Day Edinburgh Tour with Edinburgh Castle & Bus Tour
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2-Day Edinburgh Tour with Edinburgh Castle & Bus Tour

£302

To really appreciate the beauty and culture of Edinburgh, you need to spend a couple of days exploring. Enjoy an overnight stay in a central hotel, with plenty of time to discover the charms of this incredible city and its plethora of outstanding attractions, including the imposing castle.

Half Day London Photo Expedition
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Half Day London Photo Expedition

£210

Explore Central London and East end From cozy coffee shops to vibrant food markets, new architecture in a gentrified Shoreditch to the classic buildings in central London! Ideal for all those seeking to make the most of their time in London and explore the city through photography.

London All in One Guided Walking Day Trip
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London All in One Guided Walking Day Trip

£61

Free Tours by Foot is proud to offer our London in one day tour. This tour is great for those short on time or would just like to be efficient with their sightseeing time and money.

Other areas in London

Kings Cross St. Pancras
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Kings Cross St. Pancras

Known for Architecture, Urban, Museums

See cultural exhibits, relax in the Champagne bar and visit Platform 9 and 3/4 in this international hub that connects London to mainland Europe.

St. Pancras
St. Pancras which includes a square or plaza, heritage architecture and autumn colours

St. Pancras

Known for Museums, Shopping, Tours

Enjoy a few drinks in style at Europe’s longest Champagne bar in the Cathedral of the Railways.

Shoreditch
London featuring street scenes and markets

Shoreditch

Known for Urban, Culture, Architecture

4.5/5(59 reviews)

Liverpool Street and Brick Lane are top sights in Shoreditch, and you should be sure to explore the fantastic nightlife. Hop aboard the metro at Old Street Underground Station or Aldgate East Station to see more sights in the area.

Camden
Camden Town featuring a city and outdoor eating

Camden

Known for Architecture, Urban, Museums

4/5(533 reviews)

British Library and BT Tower are a few top attractions in Camden. Hop around the city on the metro at Chalk Farm Underground Station or Belsize Park Underground Station and check out the area's fascinating museums, beautiful gardens and popular shops.

Covent Garden
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Covent Garden

Known for Gardens, Theatres, Urban

The great bars and picturesque gardens are just a few popular features of the neighbourhood. Make a stop by Royal Opera House or Covent Garden Market while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at Covent Garden Underground Station to get around town.

The City of London
The City of London which includes a skyscraper, a city and modern architecture

The City of London

Known for Architecture, Urban, Cathedrals

4.5/5(478 reviews)

Discover a compelling blend of modern culture and rich heritage in London’s financial heart.