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Soho
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Soho

Enjoy the dynamism amid the sex shops, the bright lights of the gay-friendly village and the glimmer of red carpet premieres.

With its rows of bars, historic music venues and large Chinatown zone, Soho is a trendy and jazzy neighborhood in the heart of London. This dynamic district has park-filled plazas, raucous alleys and electrifying entertainment complexes. Spend an evening in this busy and eclectic region to glimpse London’s risqué nightlife.

Relax in the grassy park at the heart of Leicester Square, which serves as a large base for the surrounding entertainment. See one of the city’s red carpet movie premieres, visit the Hippodrome Casino and stay at a luxury hotel on the square. Highlights for families include Ripley’s Believe it or Not! London and M&M’s® World London.

Walk north from Leicester Square for one block to reach the Chinatown part of Soho. Gaze up at the red lanterns, Chinese symbols and dragon sculptures among the pagodas and Chinese restaurants. Chinese New Year celebrations and other festivities take place here year-round.

Stroll along the lively alleys filled with gay bars and sex shops for a glimpse into the city’s risqué side. Burlesque shows, casinos and strip bars are common here. For a change of pace, go shopping in the famed commercial area of Oxford Circus and relax in the spacious Trafalgar Square near Charing Cross.

Make your way east to the northern bank of the River Thames, where you’ll find the Inner Temple and the Middle Temple. These impressive buildings in courtyards are professional bodies for lawyers and judges. Walk north for a few minutes to see the St. Dunstan-in-the-West church and the Temple Church.

Soho is a little northwest of the bend in the River Thames in northwestern London. Ride the London Underground to Leicester Square, Oxford Circus or Charing Cross and get around by bus or on foot. Visit nearby areas, such as Mayfair, Marylebone and Fitzrovia.

Come to this entertainment hub to see the city’s racy and trendy residents and visitors gather and have fun.


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Zedwell Piccadilly
Zedwell Piccadilly
3 out of 5
Great Windmill Street, London, England
The price is £89 per night from 24 Jun to 24 Jun
Located in London City Centre, this hotel is steps away from Prince of Wales Theatre, Piccadilly and Piccadilly Circus. Leicester Square and Piccadilly Theatre ...
4.2/5Excellent! (184 reviews)
"Very good hotel clean and good service."

Reviewed on 5 Jun 2021

Zedwell Piccadilly
The Resident Soho
The Resident Soho
4 out of 5
10 Carlisle Street, London, England
The price is £105 per night from 4 Jul to 4 Jul
Located in London City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Oxford Street, London Palladium Theatre and Piccadilly. Oxford Circus and Piccadilly ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (984 reviews)
"The property was very nice and the staff were excellent"

Reviewed on 13 Jun 2021

The Resident Soho
Thistle Piccadilly
Thistle Piccadilly
4 out of 5
Coventry Street, London, England
The price is £136 per night from 24 Jun to 24 Jun
Located in London City Centre, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of The British Museum, London Eye and Buckingham Palace. Big Ben and Hyde Park are also within ...
4.3/5Excellent! (862 reviews)
"Very central location. Easy check-in and check-out. Breakfast was good quality and plentiful. Bit noisy, as we expected!"

Reviewed on 21 Jun 2021

Thistle Piccadilly
The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
5 out of 5
2 Spring Gardens, Trafalgar Square, London, England
The price is £204 per night from 18 Jul to 18 Jul
Located in London City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Trafalgar Square, Big Ben and Buckingham Palace. London Eye and The British Museum ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (697 reviews)
"Lovely place to stay and brilliant service! It was my fiancé’s birthday and we got a complementary upgrade and staff made the stay very special. Would definitely be coming back!"

Reviewed on 12 Dec 2020

The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel, London
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel, London
5 out of 5
31-36 Leicester Square, London, England
Free cancellation
The price is £195 per night from 27 Jun to 27 Jun
Located in London City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Wyndham's Theatre, Covent Garden Market and Royal Academy of Arts. London Transport ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (990 reviews)
"The Team were very helpful and nothing felt like too much for them."

Reviewed on 23 Jun 2021

Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel, London
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W London
5 out of 5
10 Wardour Street, London, England
The price is £256 per night from 25 Jun to 25 Jun
Located in London City Centre, this luxury hotel is steps away from Leicester Square, Piccadilly and Prince of Wales Theatre. Piccadilly Circus and Piccadilly ...
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