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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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Cheap London Vacation Packages

Amba Hotel Charing Cross

4 stars
4.3 / 5 94 reviews
Timeless elegance near Trafalgar SquareAmba Hotel Charing Cross 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. Amba Hotel Charing Cross 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 Amba Hotel Charing Cross Rooms Amba Hotel Charing Cross 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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The Rubens At The Palace Hotel London

4 stars
4.3 / 5 40 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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Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar

4 stars
4.1 / 5 54 reviews
Thistle Trafalgar Square - The Royal Trafalgar, is located on a quiet street just off the lively Leicester Square, next to the National Portrait Gallery. Situated in the middle of the West End and the famous Theatreland area, the hotel is only a 2 minute stroll to the famous China Town, 10 minutes to Covent Garden and just a 5 minute walk to Piccadilly Circus. The perfect base to explore London, the location further benefits from being only a 7 minute walk from Charing Cross train station and less than 5 minutes from Leicester Square and Piccadilly Tube stops enabling you to easily access all that London has to offer. Recently refurbished throughout, the hotel now offers free super-fast Wifi with hassle free connectivity with no vouchers or emails required, making surfing the web and video calls to friends & families using smart-phones or tablets a doddle. Thistle Trafalgar Square - The Royal Trafalgar is home to Squares Restaurant, serving modern British and European cuisine using the best seasonal produce, with al fresco dining available on the terrace when the sun is shining. Along with the restaurant, the Gravity Bar serves a wide range of drinks and snacks and is the perfect place to enjoy a pre theatre drink or relax and enjoy an afternoon tea in the adjacent lounge.
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The Bloomsbury Hotel, a member of The Doyle Collection

4 stars
4.6 / 5 23 reviews
Elegant Convent Garden hotel with dining and business facilitiesThe Bloomsbury Hotel is the perfect central location for a real London experience. This hotel was recently restored to its original grandeur and is a treat for guests on business or vacation. Covent Garden and The British Museum are a short walk from the hotel. The Landseer British Kitchen offers traditional UK dishes flavored with a modern twist. The Landseer Bar offers a sophisticated setting for cocktails in the evenings. 3 Reasons To Stay:One of the top 25 business hotels in EuropeLocated minutes from popular attractions including The British Museum and Covent GardenSeven conference rooms available for business guests The Bloomsbury Hotel RoomsChocolate brown furnishings and matching duvets await guests staying at The Bloomsbury Hotel. The result is a modern, contemporary feel. The crisp white sheets and duck-down duvets are provided for the comfort of guests. Guest rooms are equipped with a queen-size bed, 24-hour news and sports television channels, and a Nespresso coffee-maker. Bathrooms feature a power shower and Aromatherapy Associates bath products. The spacious studio suites include a relaxing lounge area separate from the sleeping area, a comfortable king-size bed, and bathroom with a separate bath and shower. High-speed internet access is complimentary to all guests in the rooms and in the public areas at The Bloomsbury Hotel. Things to Do:Bloomsbury Square Gardens (0.3 mi/0.5 km)Soho (0.3 mi/0. 5 km)Covent Garden (0.8 mi/1.2 km)Charles Dickens Museum (0.9 mi/1.5 km)The London Palladium (1 mi/1.7 km)Oxford Street (1.1 mi/1.7 km)The British Museum (1.5 mi/2.4 km)The Shaw Theatre (1.5 mi/2.4 km)
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The Royal Horseguards

5 stars
4.4 / 5 63 reviews
Charm, elegance and comfort on the banks of the River ThamesThe unique blend of 21st century and Victorian decor makes The Royal Horseguards an attraction in itself. Conveniently located near to some of London's most popular attractions, this charming 5-star hotel is the perfect choice for guests travelling for business or leisure. Features of the hotel include a fitness center and an executive lounge. Guests are provided with an elegant dining experience in the hotel's restaurant, which offers a variety of dishes. The hotel also offers a selection of cocktails, which are served in the Equus Bar. 3 Reasons to Stay:Excellent location, with easy access to London's major attractions, including Trafalgar Square and the River Thames Fully equipped modern fitness center located on-site Wide range of guest services offered, including a limousine service and wireless Internet (fees apply) The Royal Horseguards RoomsThe Royal Horseguards offers spacious guestrooms and suites, all with elegant decor and furnishings and modern amenities. Rooms consist of Standard Single and Double Rooms, Deluxe Double Rooms, Executive Double Rooms and King Suites. All rooms and suites are equipped with an en-suite bathroom with heated flooring, televisions, a minibar, self-controlled temperature system, complimentary wireless internet and tea and coffee-making facilities. A work desk is included in some rooms for the convenience of business guests. For spectacular panoramic views of London and its attractions, guests can opt for an Executive King Room with View, which offers a spacious en-suite bathroom with extra amenities such as bath products and vanity boxes. King Suites are ideal for guests requiring extra space and offer a separate living room area. Some King Suites offer views of the River Thames. Non-smoking rooms and room with disabled access are available upon request. Things to Do:Charing Cross Station (located just steps from the Royal Horseguards) Trafalgar Square (0.3 mi/0.4 km) The London Eye (0.4 mi/0.6 km)) Houses of Parliament (0.6 mi/0.9 km) Covent Garden (0.6 mi/0.9 km) Buckingham Palace (1 mi/1.6 km) West End (1.6 mi/2.5 km) Policies and feesNo Smoking Rooms/Facilities
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Cheap Flights
Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
Los Angeles London Tue, Nov 25 - Thu, Dec 4 $921
New York London Thu, Nov 6 - Tue, Nov 11 $802
San Francisco London Mon, Nov 10 - Tue, Nov 18 $997
Newark London Tue, Dec 9 - Tue, Dec 16 $673
Washington DC London Tue, Nov 18 - Thu, Dec 11 $812
Boston London Fri, Dec 26 - Mon, Jan 19 $803
Chicago London Fri, Nov 21 - Wed, Nov 26 $883
Seattle London Wed, Nov 19 - Thu, Dec 4 $1,240
Miami London Thu, Nov 13 - Wed, Nov 19 $990
Atlanta London Thu, Nov 27 - Thu, Dec 4 $1,046
Dallas London Mon, Dec 8 - Thu, Dec 11 $1,018
Denver London Mon, Dec 1 - Sun, Dec 7 $1,015
Philadelphia London Wed, Dec 10 - Wed, Dec 17 $841
Detroit London Fri, Dec 12 - Fri, Dec 26 $979
San Diego London Wed, Dec 3 - Fri, Dec 12 $1,060
Kansas City London Mon, Nov 24 - Mon, Dec 1 $1,085
Houston London Sun, Nov 16 - Sat, Nov 22 $781
Columbus London Fri, Nov 21 - Sat, Nov 29 $1,071
Baltimore London Wed, Nov 12 - Tue, Nov 25 $827
Rome London Tue, Nov 11 - Thu, Nov 13 $228
Paris London Mon, Dec 22 - Fri, Dec 26 $208
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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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