London

Travel Guide
London showing a high-rise building, night scenes and a city
London is dizzyingly vast, thrillingly cosmopolitan and packed with culture at every turn there is no other city quite like it.

Take a trip in the London Eye, the giant wheel that sits on the banks of the River Thames, to get a sense of what makes London such an amazing city. Look below you to see immediately recognizable landmarks and streets bursting with life. As well as offering unparalleled sightseeing and culture, London today also promises a thriving foodie scene and peaceful parks, for when you need to escape the restless rush of the city.

Visit the Museum of London to find out about the fascinating story of Britain’s capital city. Learn about its origins at the Roman settlement Londinium, as well as the invasions and occupations that shaped the city in the following two millennia.

One of the best ways to spend your time in London is hopping between its numerous world-class museums and galleries, most of which are free to enter. The British Museum and the National Gallery are two of the most famous, but there are dozens more to discover. Learn about the history of healthcare in the Wellcome Collection or chart the story of design in the Victoria and Albert Museum. The Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the Saatchi Gallery also offer hours of entertainment.

The U.K.’s capital has no shortage of iconic landmarks, from Trafalgar Square to St. Paul’s Cathedral to the Houses of Parliament. Meet the silent, stoic soldiers that stand outside Buckingham Palace and encounter the crown jewels at the Tower of London.

Modern London hosts a thriving arts scene that every visitor needs to experience. Amble along Southbank to pass the Tate Modern, the British Film Institute and the National Theatre. Book tickets to see world-famous musicals in the theatres of the West End. Alternatively, seek out something more classical at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden for a night of extravagant entertainment.

Travel to London at any time of year, although wrap up in waterproofs if visiting in the rainy winter months between November and February. While the London Underground makes getting around easy, the city center is also an exciting area to explore on foot.

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Where to stay in London

Zedwell Piccadilly
Zedwell Piccadilly
3 out of 5
Great Windmill Street, London, England, W1D 7DH
The price is €125 per night from 21 Aug to 22 Aug
Stay at this 3-star hotel in London. Enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and daily housekeeping. Our guests praise the clean rooms and the overall value in ...
3.9/5 Good! (1,335 reviews)
"Great location"

Reviewed on 8 Aug 2022

Zedwell Piccadilly
The Royal National Hotel
The Royal National Hotel
4 out of 5
38-51 Bedford Way, London, England, WC1H 0DG
The price is €160 per night from 25 Aug to 26 Aug
Stay at this 4-star eco-friendly hotel in London. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and on-site parking. Our guests praise the WiFi and the clean rooms in their reviews. ...
3.8/5 Good! (2,761 reviews)
"Worth for the price and very convenient location"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2022

The Royal National Hotel
The President Hotel
The President Hotel
3.5 out of 5
56-60 Guildford Street, London, England, WC1N 1DB
The price is €175 per night from 29 Aug to 30 Aug
Stay at this 3.5-star business-friendly hotel in London. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and 24-hour room service. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,373 reviews)
"Location pretty much central to get around London if you want to do a bit of sightseeing"

Reviewed on 11 Aug 2022

The President Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Staycity Aparthotels London Heathrow
Staycity Aparthotels London Heathrow
4 out of 5
High Point Village, Station Approach, Hayes, England, UB3 4FL
The price is €96 per night from 11 Sep to 12 Sep
Stay at this 4-star aparthotel in Hayes. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a fitness centre. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the quiet rooms in their reviews. ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (2,276 reviews)
"It's literally next to Tube station, 6 min ride away from Heathrow airport. Everyone was friendly, and helpful. Especially Luna!! The breakfast was delicious, with many options."

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2022

Staycity Aparthotels London Heathrow
Citadines Trafalgar Square London
Citadines Trafalgar Square London
4 out of 5
18/21 Northumberland Avenue, London, England, WC2N 5EA
The price is €265 per night from 21 Aug to 22 Aug
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly aparthotel in London. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (3,042 reviews)
"The front desk staff were fabulous. Location great for sightseeing. We were able to walk to many of the popular attractions... London Eye 5mins, Big Ben 15mins, Scotland Yard 5 mins, The Mall 5mins, Teafalgar Square 2mins, Savoy 10 mins"

Reviewed on 7 Aug 2022

Citadines Trafalgar Square London
Holland Road Stays
Holland Road Stays
120 Holland Road, London, England, W14 8BD
The price is €130 per night from 14 Aug to 15 Aug
Stay at this apartment in London. Enjoy free WiFi and 1 bedroom. Popular attractions Westfield London Shopping Centre and Royal Albert Hall are located nearby. ...
2.7/5 (3 reviews)
"This room had loads of facilities such as a stove, fridge and cooktop in the Kitchenette. Bed was comfortable and the room a decent size. It is vital to find out which level your room is on as it can be a long way up with luggage. I had to get a family member to help as there was no way I could manage ..."

Reviewed on 24 Jul 2022

Holland Road Stays
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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