Nearby attractions to the 29 London Hotel
London has many tourist attractions. These along with the city’s majestic skyline, its historical and architectural wonders can all be easily visited from the 29 London, a cheap hotel in central London. The accommodation is approximately 7-10 minutes walk from Victoria Underground and Rail Stations and five minutes walk from Victoria Coach station. Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey and the River Thames are also within walking distance, and Hyde Park is close by.
Here is a list of the most popular attractions within walking distance of the 29 London in Victoria:
The icon of the British Monarchy and is recognised by all. Some parts of Buckingham Palace are opened to visitors on a regular basis. The State Rooms, for example, are open to visitors during August and September and are lavishly furnished with some of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection including paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Poussin, Canaletto and Claude; sculptures by Canova and Chantrey; exquisite examples of Sèvres porcelain and the finest of English and French furniture. Buckingham Palace is approximately a 15 minute walk from the 29 London Hotel.
Houses of Parliament and Big Ben
Big Ben is the nickname for the bell of the clock tower adjoining the Houses of Parliament. Completed in 1858 the tower is the third tallest clock tower in the World, standing at 97m tall. The Houses of Parliament, comprised of the House of Lords and Houses of Commons, which are the centre of British politics and where all British laws are passed. Situated at Parliament Square, SW1, Houses of Parliament and Big Ben are approximately a 30 minute walk or approximately 15 minutes by Bus from Victoria Bus station, take Bus number 11 or 24 to Westminster.
Over 3000 people, including kings, queens, soldiers, and poets, are buried here. Westminster Abbey is a working church, which attracts over one million worshippers and visitors a year. Situated at Dean’s Yard, SW1P 3PA, Westminster Abbey is approximately a 30 minute walk or approximately 15 minutes by Bus from Victoria Bus station take Bus number 11 or 24 to Westminster.
The largest collection of British art in the world, with paintings dating from 1500 to present-day by artists including Gainsborough and JMW Turner. Situated at Millbank, SW1P 4RG, Tate Britain is a short walk from Pimlico underground station and is approximately a 15-minute walk from the hotel.
The London Eye is 135m high and carries 3.5million people every year making it one of London’s most popular attractions. Each ‘flight’ lasts 30 minutes and from its highest point, you can see as far as 40km, on a clear day. Situated on the South Bank opposite Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. The nearest underground station on the south bank is Waterloo (Jubilee, Northern and Bakerloo lines) and Westminster (Jubilee, Circle, and District lines) on the North Bank. The London Eye is approximately a 30 minute walk from the hotel or 30 minutes by Bus from Victoria Bus station take Bus number 11 or 24 to Westminster and cross Westminster Bridge to reach the London Eye.
A collection of international modern art from the 1900s to the present day. The nearest underground station is Southwark. The easiest way to get to Tate Modern from the 29 London Hotel is by Underground. From Victoria Station take the Circle or District line eastbound to Westminster then change to the Jubilee line southbound to Southwark. Follow the signs from the station to the Museum.
The world-famous home of wax figurines of the rich and famous. Meet actors, politicians, singers, and athletes of this century all under one roof! With a new 4D movie experience and a ride marking the biggest events of London’s history, you will need at least two hours to experience this attraction to the most. The best way to get to Madame Tussauds from 29 London Hotel is by Underground. From Victoria Underground Station, take the Victoria Line northbound to Oxford Circus. From here take the Bakerloo Line to Baker Street. Exit the station and take a left to Madame Tussauds.
An entertainment-packed pedestrianized square in the West End of London. With many cinemas, clubs, restaurants, and bars this has to be the place to be in the evenings. The nearest underground station is Leicester Square to the east of the square, and Piccadilly Circus to the west of the Square. The easiest way to get to Leceister Square from the 29 London Hotel is by Bus. From Victoria bus station take bus number 24 to Leicester Square.
Tower of London
A historic royal castle on the north bank of the Thames. Constructed in the 11th century it has served as a royal residence, prison, and home to the Royal Mint at some time. Features include the Crown Jewels, the Royal armoury, a prisoner’s exhibition, and the famous Ravens that only respond to the Ravenmaster! The nearest underground station is Tower Hill (Circle, District and DLR lines). The easiest way from the hotel to the Tower of London is by Underground. From Victoria Underground Station take the Circle or District Line eastbound to Tower Hill. Exit the station and follow signs to the Tower.
The British Museum
A museum dedicated to human history and culture. This museum houses an amazing collection of over seven million artefacts displaying the history of different cultures from around the world including the Egyptian and Greek civilisations. The British Museum is also home to the Rosetta Stone. The nearest underground station is Holborn. The easiest way to get to the British Museum from the 29 London Hotel is by Bus. From Victoria bus station take bus number 24 to Tottenham Court Road and walk to the museum.
The Natural History Museum
A museum dedicated to Life and Earth Science with over 70 million artefacts, some collected by Darwin himself! The famous skeleton of the Diplodocus in the Central Hall is just one of many skeletons on show. A favourite amongst both adults and children, this is a must when visiting London. The nearest underground station is South Kensington. The easiest way to get to the Natural History Museum from the hotel is by Underground. From Victoria Underground station take the District line westbound to South Kensington. Follow the signs from the station to the Museum.
The Science Museum
A collection of over 300,000 items including the first jet engine, a reconstruction of Crick and Watsons DNA structure and some of the first steam engines ever built. Throughout the museum you will find galleries dedicated to all aspects of science including aerospace, medicine and evolution. The nearest underground station is South Kensington. The easiest way to get to the Science Museum from the hotel is by Underground. From Victoria Underground station take the District line westbound to South Kensington. Follow the signs from the station to the Museum.
The Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum
The World’s largest museum for decorative art and design, with a collection of over 4 million artefacts, including ceramics, furniture, jewellery and paintings. The nearest underground station is South Kensington. The easiest way to get to the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum from the hotel is by Underground. From Victoria Underground station take the District line westbound to South Kensington. Follow the signs from the station to the Museum.
This is the largest royal park in Central London and is most famous for its Speakers Corner, horse riding, boating on the lake, and Diana Princess of Wales Fountain. The park is easily accessed by several underground stations surrounding the Park. The nearest undergrounds stations are each located within a close distance of an entrance to the park, and they are Marble Arch station to the north, Hyde Park Corner station to the south-east, Knightsbridge to the South and Lancaster Gate to the north-west. The best way to Hyde Park from the hotel is by Bus. From Victoria Bus station take bus number 8, 38 or 73 to Hyde Park Corner, Park Lane or Marble Arch, respectively.
At over one million square feet this is the largest department store in the UK selling everything exclusive and luxurious from fashion to furniture and technology. Visits to the patisserie, Egyptian Hall and Toy department are a must. The nearest Underground station is Knightsbridge. The easiest way to Harrods is by bus. Exit the Hotel, take a left and walk straight ahead. At the second set of traffic lights turn left onto Buckingham Palace Road and approach stop V for Bus C1 to Harrods.
The longest shopping street in the World! At over one mile in length this is the shoppers paradise. You will find several department stores, including Selfridges, as well as high street shops such as Primark, H&M and Topshop. The nearest tube stations are Marble Arch station to the West and Oxford Circus station to the East. The easiest way to get to Oxford Street from the hotel is to take the Underground or bus to Oxford Street. From Victoria Station you can either take the bus number 73 from the Bus station to Marble Arch or take the underground Victoria line northbound to Oxford Circus.
The largest market in the UK attracting over 100,000 Londoners and tourists every weekend. This market has stalls selling everything from clothes to antiques and furniture. The nearest underground station is Camden Town. The quickest and easiest way to Camden Market from the hotel is by Underground. From Victoria Station take the underground Victoria line to Euston station then change onto the Northern line northbound to Camden Town.
The world-famous market held in Notting Hill. At over two miles in length, on a Saturday, you will find antiques, fruit and vegetables, fashion, new and second-hand goods. The main market days are Friday and Saturday. The antique market takes place on Saturdays only The nearest underground stations are Ladbroke Grove to the North end and Notting Hill Gate to the south of Portobello Road. The antique market is closer to Notting Hill station. The easiest way to get to the market is by Bus. From Victoria bus station take the bus number 148 to Queensway Station, then get off and change to bus 70 to Portobello Road.
Petticoat Lane Market
More than a thousand stalls spread over two streets in east London, this market is a favourite amongst tourists. You can find new goods, including shoes, clothes and kitchen utensils, at great prices. The nearest underground station is Liverpool Street. The easiest way to the Market is by underground. From Victoria Station take the Circle line eastbound to Liverpool Street.
Our hotel is just 3 minutes walk from Victoria Coach and many other famous places. The best place to stay is our London Bed and Breakfast Hotel, the 29 London Hotel in Central London.