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Spending Time In London And Accommodation Close To The London Eye/Millennium Wheel

by on Mar.18, 2011, under Vacations

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The city of London is probably the most popular vacation destinations in the European continent. A large number of factors work with each other making the city appealing to a vast variety of holiday makers, the most important element being the large collection of top notch points of interest located the capital. London is the biggest urban zone in Europe and it’s the capital of England. As such it’s not surprising that there are countless places to stay with every one having their own unique appeal. A few other folks make a selection to stay in the very centre of the city even as others make a choice to stay someplace on the outskirts. In the article below I will be taking a detailed look at a selection of the hotels and accommodation close to the Millennium Wheel/London Eye.

The London Eye, or, more appropriately, The Merlin Entertainments London Eye, an incredibly big observation wheel situated on the banks of the River Thames. Visited by over three and a half million people every 12 months it’s the most popular attraction within Great Britain. While enjoying a flight passengers can view a variety of the greatest visitor attractions to be found in England such as; the Post Office Tower, St Paul’s Cathedral, Palace of Westminster, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben clock tower, the NatWest Tower and and more. With such an amazing selection of excellent visitor attractions only a short distance from The Millennium Wheel/London Eye many visitors choose to stay in hotels near to the attraction itself.

Hotels Near To The Millennium Wheel/London Eye

In order to keep things easy I shall concentrate on those hotels which are nearest to the London Eye/Millennium Wheel and those which can also take online bookings. The closest two places are both Park Plaza hotels, the Westminster Bridge and the County Hall. Only a short distance further away you will discover the accommodation; London Marriott Hotel County Hall, Citadines Trafalgar Square and Royal Horseguards and below I will introduce these excellent places in more detail.

County Hall (Park Plaza) The Park Plaza County Hall is located at no 1 Addington Street at the South Bank of River Thames. It’s inside easy walking distance of the Eye (it is simply over Westminster Bridge) which can be seen from many of the hotel’s rooms. Offering 4 star accommodation at an affordable cost the Park Plaza is an extremely popular place to stay so it is always worth seeking to book your room as soon as you can. Facilities include; free WI-FI, free laundry room, complimentary admission to to the fitness center, sauna and steam room (spa therapies are to be had for an additional price). Rooms have kitchen amenities together with microwave, crockery, cutlery and tea and coffee making amenities but it is well worth taking into account taking meals at their Spectrum Restaurant which renowned for its British fine cuisine.

The Westminster Bridge(Park Plaza) The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge is to be found at at number 2 hundred Westminster Bridge Street that is at the south side of Westminster Bridge. The hotel offers all of the amenities you possibly can be expecting of a 4 star establishment (for example free Wi-Fi web access) but other amenities include a business centre, a concierge service and two executive lounges making it the best possible choice for those visiting London on business. The hotel additionally includes a health club which is open 24 hrs a day as well as A steam room, sauna, spa and a swimming pool of fifteen metres.

The Royal Horseguards offers award-winning five star-rated lodging with rooms costing just a bit greater than 4 star accommodation (for those who be capable to pick up a late booking discount. Situated at two Whitehall Court this establishment is very close to the business district. The London Marriott Hotel County Hall, on Westminster Bridge Road, is a four star rated establishment which additionally gives last-minute booking reductions and which also has a health club, a spa and an indoor pool. Citadines Trafalgar Sq. London provides 3 star-rated accommodation serviced apartment lodging, on Northumberland Avenue, at an inexpensive cost.

Different hotels close to the London Eye include; Charing Cross (Strand), LSE Northumberland House (8a Northumberland Avenue), Wellington (81-83 Waterloo Road) and SACO London (apartments at 75 York Rd), which are all about half a mile away from The Millennium Wheel/London Eye. The Savoy (Strand), which has recently had the biggest refurbishment in the UK and Europe, is half a mile from the London Eye as are The Strand Palace Hotel in the Strand, The Trafalgar in Trafalgar Square and The Royal Trafalgar on Whitcomb Street.

Together there are over 50 hotels near the London Eye (less than a mile away), the choice is astounding but you will need to notice that this accommodation is incredibly popular and it’s best to book a reservation as soon as you can. Always keep in mind that hotels near the London Eye are nearly always fully booked however, if you wish to gamble, there is, every now and again, the opportunity of getting last minute booking reductions.

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