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From the Roman history to the Royal Family, London is a city filled with legendary sights. The grand buildings at its heart are known the world over, while its multicultural suburbs are home to accented charm and great bargains. Although London is a magnet for the fashion, culture and high-price adventure, you may be surprised to discover that London vacations are keen for visitors on a budget. Let CheapTickets show you how to have a royal time on your London travels.

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Charing Cross - A Guoman Hotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 88 reviews
Timeless elegance near Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross - A Guoman Hotel is a modern boutique offering convenient distance to The Strand and Trafalgar Square. This deluxe hotel offers elegant accommodations outfitted with contemporary comforts to provide a more relaxed stay. Charing Cross - A Guoman Hotel features classic British and International cuisine served in elegant surroundings at The Brasserie restaurant. Patrons can also enjoy a sip of cocktails or a bottle of champagne at Eleanor's Cocktail Bar on site. The hotel hosts corporate and social events at any of the nine beautifully structured meeting rooms, including a ballroom that can accommodate up to 200 guests. Gym, Wi-Fi access, business centre and limousine airport transfer are also on offer for added convenience. 3 Reasons To StayBoutique hotel overlooking The Strand and Trafalgar SquareIn-house restaurant serving classic British and International cuisineElegant rooms and excellent meeting facilities Charing Cross - A Guoman Hotel Rooms Charing Cross Hotel features stylish and well-proportioned accommodation units with spell binding panoramas of The Strand and Trafalgar Square. Each room is equipped with sitting area and modern essentials including iPod docking station, plasma-screen TV,  wireless Internet access, coffee and tea making facilities, hair dryer, safe deposit box and work desk. The hotel also offers a selection of suites with greater space, heated bathroom flooring and rain showers. Things To DoTrafalgar Square (0.1 mi/0.2 km)Nelson's Column (0.1mi/0.2 km)National Portrait Gallery (0.2 mi/0.3 km)National Gallery (0.2 mi/0.3 km)Covent Garden Market (0.2 mi/0.3 km)Admiralty Arch (0.2 mi/0.3 km)Transport Museum (0.3 mi/0.5 km)Royal Opera House (0.3 mi/0.5 km)Courtauld Gallery (0.4mi/0.6 km)Buckingham Palace (0.9 mi/1.4 km)
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Thistle Marble Arch

4 stars
3.9 / 5 62 reviews
Shopper's delight Art Deco-style luxury hotel on Oxford Street Offering 4-star comfort in the heart of London's prime shopping district, the Thistle Marble Arch offers nearly 700 spacious and contemporary rooms, all boasting every conceivable amenity and convenience. Three distinct drinking/dining venues cater to a variety of tastes and preferences, from traditional afternoon tea to a more formal evening meal. Finally, a 24/7 concierge staff will tend to your every need and 24-hour room service ensures every body clock is well nourished. Highlights Video conferencing available (requires 48 hours notice)Prime location overlooking Oxford Street and Marble ArchThe largest air-conditioned guest rooms in London Rooms The Thistle Marble Arch overlooks Oxford Street and Marble Arch and boasts the largest air-conditioned rooms in London. Contemporary layouts with seating areas provide guests with well-deserved spacious comfort. The 692 rooms, including 202 executive rooms and suites, all feature Wi-Fi (fees apply), satellite TV, coffee and tea making facilities, luxury toiletries, newspaper, mini-bar, vibrating pillows and walk-in shower.   Features The Thistle Marble Arch, located on Oxford Street near Park Lane, is a 4-star Art Deco-style luxury hotel that pampers guests with all of the style and grandeur of yesteryear with the comforts and conveniences of the modern day. Business and leisure go hand-in-hand with nearly 700 spacious bedrooms, all comfortably decorated and boasting every conceivable amenity and convenience. An on-site fitness center is the perfect place to work off that extra clotted cream-topped slice of pie, though with Hyde Park just across the street, a scenic, outdoor walk is within easy reach. The hotel offers three distinct dining experiences: The Carvery, a 1930s-themed London restaurant, serves a classic carvery buffet; Glenn Miller's Bar, a traditional London bar adorned with music memorabilia of the American jazz musician, is the ideal place to enjoy a drink or light meal; and The Lounge, a leather sofa-adorned lobby bar, is the perfect place to grab a quick bite or relax for afternoon tea. Transportation Bond Street tube station (0.3 mi./0.5 km)Marble Arch tube station (0.1 mi./0.2 km)Heathrow Airport (12.9 mi./20.8 km) Attractions Hyde Park (0.5 mi./0.8 km)Marble Arch (1.4 mi./2.3 km)Oxford Street (0.6 mi./0.9 km) Business Four large suites and 16 meeting roomsFull-service special events staffState-of-the-art audio/visual facilities 
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The Grand at Trafalgar Square

4 stars
4.1 / 5 54 reviews
Boutique hotel within a restored, historic landmark at Trafalgar SquareSteps away from Nelson's Column, the National Gallery and Big Ben and located with a historic landmark, the Grand at Trafalgar Square is a boutique hotel where opulence and functionality co-exist. Guest rooms combine turn-of-the-century decadence -- high ceilings, ornate windows -- with all of the amenities of the modern day, including ergonomic work stations, luxury bedding, free Wi-Fi, making the Grand at Trafalgar Square equally suitable for both business and leisure travelers. HighlightsComplimentary delivery of exercise equipment to guest roomsCustom designed furnishings in bedroomsComplimentary use of a computer and printer with Internet access RoomsRooms at the Grand at Trafalgar Square combine historical décor with modern amenities, convenient for business and leisure travelers alike. All rooms provide free Wi-Fi, comfortable bedding, flat-panel TVs, ergonomic work stations, two-line speaker phone with private direct dial number and voicemail, radio with MP3 player hook-up and complimentary chilled bottled water. FeaturesIn the heart of Trafalgar Square and set within a historic landmark, Northumberland House, the Grand at Trafalgar Square gracefully combines turn-of-the-century opulence with contemporary comforts. Rooms feature high ceilings and historic features, yet also include ergonomic work stations, luxury bedding, free Wi-Fi and MP3 player hook-up. The on-site Boyd's Bar & Brasserie is a casual yet elegant restaurant serving fine food and wine at affordable prices. Furnished with stunning Italian marble and featuring a double-height ceiling, it is an exceptional dining option for both hotel guests and locals. Additionally, Boyd's bar is a traditional British pub, the ideal place to unwind at the end of a fast-paced day. Adjacent is Bianco 43, an authentic Italian pizzeria restaurant specializing in pizzas and traditional Italian cuisine. Guests receive an opening offer of 20% discount off the total bill when dining in the restaurant.  The hotel offers free use of its fitness center and exercise equipment is even delivered to guest rooms. Other features include free Internet access, 24/7 concierge, instant registration/check-out, complimentary use of computer and printer, free chilled bottled water, same-day dry cleaning and 24-hour room service. TransportationEmbankment tube station (0.1 mi/0.2 km)Heathrow Airport (14.3 mi/23 km)Gatwick Airport (24.3 mi/39.1 km) AttractionsNelson’s Column (0.1 mi/0.2 km)National Gallery (0.1 mi/0.2 km)Big Ben (0.5 mi/0.7 km)St. James Park (0.5 mi/0.8 km)Houses of Parliament (0.6 mi/0.9 km)Buckingham Palace (0.8 mi/1.3 km)British Museum (0.8 mi/1.3 km) BusinessState-of-the-art meeting rooms accommodate up to 70Newly restored ballroom accommodates up to 800Complimentary on-site fitness room
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K West Hotel London

4 stars
4.0 / 5 82 reviews
Contemporary hotel near Notting Hill with an award-winning spaLocated steps from Portabello Market and Kensington Palace, the K West Hotel wows with its modern looks and trendy West London address. The rooms are sleek and serene with contemporary decor (think: warm, neutral tones and clean lines.) Need to unwind? Get pampered at K Spa where treatments include a hydrotherapy pool, steam room and London's first Snow Paradise. The K West Hotel also has a fitness center, and stylish on-site restaurant and bar. Reasons to stay Great location in West London, near Notting Hill and Portabello Market Award-winning spa featuring a snow room, hydrotherapy pool and more Stylish on-site eatery and lounge where DJs play on weekends K West Hotel roomsThe K West Hotel rooms are spacious and modern, and offer amenities such as satellite television, work desks and mini-bars. All of the rooms are tastefully decorated with unique artwork, tranquil color schemes and have cozy duvets, luxurious bed linens and non-allergenic pillows. The executive, embassy and K suites have sleek bathrooms and include bath robes and slippers. The K suites have soft wool rugs, stunning glass walls and comfortable sofas. Wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel (fees may apply). Things to do nearby Holland Park (0.6 mi/1 km) Portobello Road Market (1.1 mi/1.7 km) Kensington Palace (1.2 mi/2 km) Royal Albert Hall (1.7 mi/2.7 km) Shepherd's Bush (1.1 mi/1.8 km) Hyde Park (2.3 mi/4.3 km) The City (4.4 mi/7 km)
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The Rubens At The Palace Hotel London

4 stars
4.4 / 5 39 reviews
Regal residence in the heart of London Located directly across from Buckingham Palace, The Rubens at the Palace offers guest a regal experience in London. Guests can watch palace guardsmen from the windows, or take a walk around London. Guests can explore Sloane Street, Oxford Street and King's Road for the ultimate shopping experience. Culture can be found at some of the most famous museums including the Natural History Museum. 3 Reasons To Stay:Prime location across from Buckingham Palace Located near some of London's famous museums Hotel's South African-themed Bbar voted one of the top three bars in the world by British Airways High Life Magazine The Rubens at the Palace RoomsRooms are majestic at The Rubens at the Palace with regal reds, royal blues, and patterned fabrics. Beautiful drapes hang over balconies with views of Buckingham Palace, and 24-hour room service adds to the overall theme of the hotel. Classic rooms have single, double, queen, or king beds – each draped in crisp white sheets for guests' comfort. These rooms are equipped with cable television and on-demand movies, air conditioning, tea and coffee-making facilities. All rooms have complimentary Internet access. There is also a selection of bath products and bathrobes. Suites at The Rubens at the Palace have additional facilities including a living area, king-size bed, entertainment unit and mini-bar. Things To Do:Buckingham Palace (0.3 mi/0.6 km) Buckingham Palace Gardens (0.3 mi/0.6 km) Westminster Chapel (0.3 mi/0.6 km) The Guards Museum (0.8 mi/1.2 km) Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms (0.9 mi/1.5 km) Her Majesty's Theatre (1 mi/1.6 km) The Natural History Museum (1.6 mi/2.5 km) Victoria and Albert Museum (1.6 mi/2.5 km)
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Best time to take a vacation to London

  • Best Time to Go

    London is a bustling metropolitan city filled with historical museums, a multitude of cultures and a venerated fashion centre. The weather throughout the year can run from chilly winters to hot and rainy summers. The peak travel months for London vacations are in May, June or September, when the weather is at its best. If you are looking to maintain a budget while traveling, be assured there are loads of free recreation options.

Insider tips for London travel

  • Courtauld Gallery

    The Courtauld Gallery at the Somerset House offers impressive art displays and is well known for its collection of paintings from the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist collection.

  • Superclubs

    London’s Fabric, Heaven and Ministry of Sound superclubs take the nightlife experience to a new level, for a more confidential affair, visit DJ bars like 93 Feet East at Brick Lane.

  • Barbecoa

    Visit Jamie Oliver and Adam Perry Lang’s joint cuisine venture at Barbecoa, located adjacent to St Paul’s Cathedral and offers the best selections of meat in the area.

  • Ceremony of the Keys

    The Ceremony of the Keys is a fascinating England tradition spanning 700 years. The ritual, which involves ancient greetings and alluring getups, is a nightly custom of bolting the Tower of London.

  • Best Tourist Sites

    Explore London and visit the best tourist sites for only 90 pence (using an Oystercard), when you take the No.11 bus route. You will be able to venture through Trafalgar Square, Big Ben, the Strand, Victoria Street and many more destinations for a fraction of the cost.

London highlights

  • London highlights
  • London icons

    From Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London to Tower Bridge and Big Ben, the list of must-see icons on your London vacation is endless. To see them all, invest in the London Pass: you'll gain admission to over 50 major attractions, plus line-skipping privileges at various attractions. Squeeze in time to shop on Oxford or Regent Streets, hang out at Piccadilly Circus or see a show around Leicester Square.

  • Museum of London

    Learn about everything from dinosaurs and Ancient Rome to Tudor times, all before afternoon tea. Set aside the better part of a day for this mammoth place. And cheers to the price tag: Museum of London is free.

  • Manze's (Bermondsey)

    If you're after a cheap eats, make a beeline to this historic pie joint. Serving the best in traditional English fare (stewed eel, anyone?) and classic pies and mash, this is one place where you can enjoy a hearty meal for less than a fiver.

  • London parks

    The Royal Parks are perfect for a picnic or picturesque stroll on your London travels. Highlights include the Queen Mary's Rose Gardens in Regent's Park for delightful blooms, and St. James's Park for the best views of Buckingham Palace. Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are also must-see stretches of the green lungs of London. See hundreds of deer in Richmond Park, or amble the equally stunning Hampstead Heath.

  • Kensington and Knightsbridge

    Kensington and Knightsbridge brim with upmarket retailers, chic restaurants and gorgeous Georgian-style homes. Splurge on lunch in Harrods Food Halls, and indulge yourself in culture (and free admission) across Exhibition Road -- home of the Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum.

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