London City and Neighbourhood
Our 4 star boutique London Hotels, located in London’s most fashionable districts, are the perfect base for exploring London. Explore the Royal Parks, Oxford Street and the West End, all just a short distance away; there is so much to see and do.
The City of London
The City is widely regarded as the financial centre of the world with its sky-scraper landscape and world leading financial institutions including one of the world’s oldest central banks – the Bank of England – affectionately known as “The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street”.
For over a century the Whitechapel Gallery has premiered world-class artists from modern masters such as Picasso, Pollock, and Rothko to contemporaries such as Sophie Calle, Sarah Lucas and Mark Wallinger. The Gallery is open all year round.
One of the most famous shopping streets in the world – there are bargains galore as well as some serious luxury destinations – just a ten minute walk away.
Hyde Park is one of the largest parks in London, and one of the Royal Parks of London, famous for its Speakers’ Corner. The park was the site of the Great Exhibition of 1851, for which the Crystal Palace was designed by Joseph Paxton.
Located in the West London and is one of the most famous street markets in the world. It is a popular destination for Londoners and tourists alike.
Portobello is really several markets in one, Saturday being the day when all are in full swing. Then you can experience a mile of hustle, haggle, colour and energy. The feature of Saturdays is the opening of hundreds of antique and specialist shops and stalls. There are some talented and bizarre street performers to be spotted too.