Hyde Park is only a few minutes walk from the hotel. Hyde Park is one of the greatest and most famous city parks in the world. Covering 142 hectares (350 acres) and with over 4,00 trees, a large lake, a meadow and ornamental flower gardens, there’s a good chance you’ll forget you are right in the middle of London.
Bustling Oxford Street has about 300 shops and landmark stores. Home to the legendary Selfridges, it also has a range of recognized department stores among well-known high street chain. Slip into a side street, however, and it's pretty easy to leave the crowds behind. Check out St Christopher's Place, South Molton Street and Berwick Street for some real treats.
Paris has the Eiffel Tower, New York the Empire State, and now London has the London Eye - an extraordinary symbol for an extraordinary city. The world's largest observation wheel offers a spectacular way to take in over 55 of London's most famous landmarks in just 30 minutes! Combine your flight on the Eye with a 40 minute circular cruise on the Thames. Departing from the London Eye pier the commentary takes you from the Houses of Parliament to the Tower of London.
At Madame Tussauds, you'll come face-to-face with some of the world’s most famous faces. From Shakespeare to the Dali Lama you'll meet history and politics' most influential figures; sing along with Kylie; strike a penalty with Rooney or receive a once-in-a-lifetime audience with Her Majesty the Queen.
The National Gallery houses one of the greatest collections of European paintings in the world. With paintings ranging from 1250 to 1900, the collection includes work by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Turner, Cezanne and Van Gogh.
Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of The Queen. It is one of the few working royal palaces remaining in the world today. During the summer, visitors can tour the nineteen State Rooms, which form the heart of the Palace. These magnificent rooms are decorated with some of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection.