The city of London is likely one of the hottest holiday locations in the European continent. Numerous elements work in combination to make the city appealing to a vast variety of holiday makers, the most important of which is the huge collection of first class attractions found the city. London is the most expansive urban zone to be found in the whole of Europe and it's the capital city of England. As such it's not unexpected that there are countless places to stay with each having their own distinctive appeal. A few people make a choice to stay in the very centre of the city at the same time as others choose to stay someplace on the outskirts. In the following article I will be taking a detailed look at a few of the accommodation near to the London Eye.
The London Eye, or, more accurately, The Merlin Entertainments London Eye, is a huge observation wheel positioned on the banks of the River Thames. Visited by over 3.5 million tourists every year it is the most popular visitor attraction within the UK. When taking a flight you will see a variety of the best attractions to be found in England such as; the Post Office Tower, St Paul's Cathedral, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben clock tower, Palace of Westminster, the NatWest Tower and and more. Featuring such an incredible collection of superb sights within a short distance from The London Eye many folk choose to stay in accommodation close to the attraction itself.
Accommodation Near To The London Eye/Millennium Wheel
To help keep everything as simple as possible I shall be concentrating on those accommodations which are closest to the Merlin Entertainments London Eye and 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 are the accommodation; Citadines Trafalgar Square, Royal Horseguards and London Marriott Hotel County Hall and below I will introduce these fantastic places to stay in more detail.
The Park Plaza County Hall
The Park Plaza County Hall is located at number one Addington Street at the River Thames' South Bank. It's within easy strolling distance of the Eye (it is simply across Westminster Bridge) which is visible from many of the hotel's rooms. Providing four star lodging at an inexpensive cost the Park Plaza is a very popular place to stay so it's always worth looking to book your room as soon as you can. Facilities include; free WI-FI Internet, free laundry room, free admission to to the fitness center, steam room and sauna (spa therapies are to be had for an extra cost). Rooms have kitchen facilities together with microwave, crockery, cutlery and coffee/tea making facilities however it is well worth taking into account taking meals at their Spectrum Restaurant which has an excellent reputation for its fine British Cuisine.
The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge
The Park Plaza Westminster Bridge is located at number 2 hundred Westminster Bridge Road that is at the south side of Westminster Bridge. The hotel provides all of the amenities you could possibly expect of a 4 star rated establishment (for example free Wi-Fi internet) but different amenities include a business centre, a concierge service and 2 executive lounges making it the best choice for those vacationing London on business. The hotel additionally features a gym that's open twenty four hrs a day as well as A sauna, spa, steam room and a fifteen metre swimming pool.
The Royal Horseguards gives award winning five star rated lodging with rooms costing just a little greater than 4 star-rated lodgings (when you have the capacity to locate a last-minute reservation discount. Located at 2 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 establishment which additionally offers late booking discounts and which also features a health club, a spa and an indoor pool. Citadines Trafalgar Sq. London gives 3 star-rated accommodation serviced apartment style accommodation, on Northumberland Avenue}, at an inexpensive price.
Other hotels near the London Eye come with; Charing Cross (Strand), Wellington (81-83 Waterloo Road), LSE Northumberland House (8a Northumberland Avenue) and apartments at SACO London (75 York Rd), all of which are about half a mile from The London Eye/Millennium Wheel. The Savoy (Strand), which has recently gone through the most expensive refurb in Great Britain and Europe, is also half a mile from the Millennium Wheel and also The Trafalgar (in Trafalgar Square), The Strand Palace Hotel (in the Strand) and The Royal Trafalgar (on Whitcomb Street).
Together you can find in excess of fifty hotels near the London Eye (less than a mile away), the choice is stunning however you will need to note that these establishments are immensely popular and it is strongly advised to book at the first opportunity. Always keep in mind that hotels near the London Eye are frequently fully booked but, if you wish to take the risk, there is, every now and again, the opportunity of discovering last minute booking reductions.