London City Centre

London
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Iconic landmarks, a world-famous theater district, lively nightlife zones and superb shopping and art museums await in the heart of England’s capital city.

London City Centre is the place for round-the-clock attractions. Discover architectural masterpieces, browse first-class museum exhibits and catch a play. Go on a shopping spree and sample the vibrant nightlife scene. Visit London City Centre to explore several districts, each with their own unique history and character.

The bright lights of Leicester Square mark the center of the pulsating West End. Shop at the brandname and luxury outlets on Bond Street, Oxford Street and Regent Street. Theater lovers flock to venues, such as the Apollo Theatre and Sondheim Theatre, on Shaftesbury Avenue. Admire sublime art collections at The National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery, on emblematic Trafalgar Square.

Watch talented street performers on the cobblestone plaza of Covent Garden. This former fruit market is home to the London Film Museum and London Transport Museum. Peruse antique and craft stalls at Jubilee Market. Esteemed ballet and opera companies perform at the Royal Opera House.

Step into the heartbeat of the Swinging Sixties at the bars and boutiques of Carnaby Street. Soho and Chinatown are packed with drinking and dining options. Make your way to fashionable Bloomsbury and explore The British Museum. Egyptian mummies, the Parthenon Marbles and Rosetta Stone are highlights of the museum’s artifacts.

The City of London is both London’s financial core and a tourism paradise. Visit iconic landmarks, including St. Paul’s Cathedral, The Tower of London and Tower Bridge. Combine upmarket fashion with gourmet food at 14th-century Leadenhall Market.

Walk in the footsteps of politicians at the Houses of Parliament and gaze up at Big Ben in Westminster. See where British monarchs are crowned at 950-year-old Westminster Abbey. A stroll through laid-back and leafy St. James’s Park brings you to Buckingham Palace. Check the schedule for the entertaining Changing of the Guard ceremony.

Buses and London Underground trains travel around London City Centre. Cross the River Thames via historic bridges to the South Bank. This riverfront district is famous for the London Eye, Shakespeare’s Globe theater and Tate Modern, among other sights.


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Zedwell Piccadilly
Zedwell Piccadilly
3 out of 5
Great Windmill Street, London, England
The price is £80 per night from 20 Jan to 21 Jan
Located in London City Centre, this hotel is steps away from Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square and Piccadilly. Theatreland and Shaftesbury Avenue are also ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (455 reviews)
"I liked that it was convenient, it was INCREDIBLY well situated, the room was a decent size for what I needed it for, bed was very comfortable, the shower was lovely. It was clean. The towels were big. The room looked calming. I liked my stay a lot. I didn't like the lack of light in the morning ..."

Reviewed on 17 Jan 2022

Zedwell Piccadilly
Leonardo Royal London Tower Bridge
Leonardo Royal London Tower Bridge
4 out of 5
45 Prescot Street, London, England
The price is £115 per night from 20 Jan to 21 Jan
Located in London City Centre, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Tower Bridge and Tower of London. Borough Market and Museum of London are also within ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,110 reviews)
"Liked the whole stay"

Reviewed on 10 Jan 2022

Leonardo Royal London Tower Bridge
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
4 out of 5
200 Westminster Bridge Road, London, England
The price is £169 per night from 19 Jan to 20 Jan
Located in London City Centre, this spa hotel is steps away from Southbank Centre Book Market and Florence Nightingale Museum. St. Thomas' Hospital and Sea Life ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (2,684 reviews)
"When checking in at the hotel we were upgraded to very lovely rooms ( nice surprise)"

Reviewed on 11 Jan 2022

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London -Tower of London
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London -Tower of London
4 out of 5
7 Pepys Street, London, England
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £94 per night from 30 Jan to 31 Jan
Located in London City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Financial District and The Gherkin. Tower Bridge and Liverpool Street are also within ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,183 reviews)
"Lovely stay at the property . Due t o covid some restriction But overall good experience"

Reviewed on 6 Jan 2022

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London -Tower of London
DoubleTree by Hilton London Kensington
DoubleTree by Hilton London Kensington
4 out of 5
100 Cromwell Road, London, England
The price is £84 per night from 23 Jan to 24 Jan
Located in London City Centre, this beachfront hotel is in the city centre and within a 15-minute walk of Natural History Museum and Royal Albert Hall. Hyde ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (911 reviews)
"Location, terrace"

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2022

DoubleTree by Hilton London Kensington
The Resident Soho
The Resident Soho
4 out of 5
10 Carlisle Street, London, England
The price is £137 per night from 6 Feb to 7 Feb
Located in London City Centre, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Theatreland, Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road. Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (929 reviews)
"I received a complimentary glass of wine upon arrival, nice gesture. My room was next to lift unfortunately so I was constantly woken and the shower in the room above woke me at 5am. I was given a partial refund and would certainly stay again, it’s lovely and in a great location."

Reviewed on 17 Jan 2022

The Resident Soho
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