A plethora of sights
England's capital has got it all, and she flaunts it. From glorious parks, historic monuments and colonial museums, to fancy art galleries and modern architectural icons, there are cultural treasures everywhere to be discovered. With our hotel near Hyde Park and London’s most celebrated attractions like Kensington Palace, Notting Hill and Portobello Road within walking distance, a stay with us puts you among landmark sights and scenes in the heart of the city. Eat and shop your way around this paradigmatic centrepiece, social hub and activities capital and return home sated and satisfied.
Just about 3 minutes walk from the hotel is Kensington Gardens Covering 242 acres of magnificent trees and ornamental flower beds, this area is famed for the Kensington Palace, Italian Gardens, Peter Pan statue and much more.
06:00 – 19:45 Daily
In the past, only members of the royal family and the King's Troop, Royal Horse Artillery were allowed to pass through the arch in ceremonial procession, located at the western end of Oxford Street. Relive history today as it is now open to pedestrians.
A short walk from the hotel is the affluent and fashionable area of Notting Hill, fantastic place to find small independent art galleries, home to Portbello Market and the Notting Hill Carnival.
Pay a visit to one of the best markets in London and you'll discover something interesting to take home with you. The main market days are Friday and Saturday, although a smaller market takes place from Monday to Thursday. On weekdays, locals buy fresh fruit and vegetables here. Second-hand goods are included on Friday but Saturday is the busiest market day when all the antiques market stalls are in position and the bargain hunters arrive. There are also some great clothing stalls to find along the way. Nearly a kilometer long, this bustling West London market offers an endless variety of merchandise – dive in and you're sure to find a unique souvenir.
09:00 – 18:00 (Saturday & Sunday)
Walk 3 minutes from the hotel to see London's biggest ice skating rink, the Queens Ice & Bowl, shop at Whiteleys or visit the famous Queensway Market. A bustling street lined with Chinese, Arab and Mediterranean restaurants, Queensway swirls tantalizing adventures for every palate.
Oxford Street is Europe's busiest shopping street. Major stores include Selfridges, Marks & Spencer, HMV, Schuh and many more.
Access to the largest in-town shopping and leisure facility in Europe is just 15 minutes away. Enjoy a large range of fashion, home ware, restaurants and bars.
10:00 – 21:00 (Monday – Friday)
09:00 – 21:00 (Saturday)
12:00 – 18:00 (Sunday)
During its illustrious 150-year history Harrods has established itself as a world-class luxury shopping destination. But Harrods is much more than a department store or a splendid building. Harrods is a British institution, rich in history and romance, shaped by its owners, architects, customers and, above all, its staff.
10:00 – 21:00 (Monday – Saturday)
11:30 – 18:00 (Sunday)
A museum of the world, for the world. Discover over two million years of human history and culture. Some of the world-famous objects include the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures and Egyptian mummies
10:00 – 17:30 Daily
Fridays Until 20:30