Stunning hotel on the doorstep of Leicester Square – 4 star – London

This stunning hotel on the doorstep of Leicester Square is situated in the heart of theatreland in London’s vibrant West End. Guest Rooms are furnished to a high standard for optimum comfort during your stay, with facilities including cable flat screen television, coffee and tea making equipment, high speed internet connection and climate control. This elegant hotel benefits from 24 hour reception, night porter, concierge and laundry and parking services. The onsite restaurant serves delicious breakfasts in serene surroundings, or why not order room service? The business centre which includes computer and fax facilities ensures that those needing to catch up from the office will be able to do so trouble free.

You certainly won’t be short of things to do in this central location, but top of your list should definitely be catching one of the award winning shows in the West End. The Lion King, Matilda and Shrek all make great family friendly days out with both evening and day time performances available. Marvel at the innovative set and costume design whilst being entertained by the best performers in the business. The Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, showing a variety of ballet and classical music performances, makes for a romantic evening with a loved one and there are plenty of wine bars nearby to discuss the show afterwards with some tapas. If the weather permits, grab a table outside in the square and dine alfresco.

Central London is bursting with high street shops, boutiques and designer stores; you really will be spoilt for choice. Start at Piccadilly Circus and work your way up Regent Street, Oxford Circus and Bond Street to make sure you don’t miss out! This iconic area of London will also provide you with the typical photo opportunities, from the neon advertising board in Piccadilly to the red double decker buses by Hamley’s toy store. If you don’t fancy doing so much walking, then head to Selfridges department store and shop in style. When it’s time to put your feet up, head to one of the onsite restaurants. For fine dining, Hix serves hearty European dishes using seasonal ingredients or for something less formal, Dolly’s serves up the delicious pastries, cakes and open sandwhiches.

Trafalgar Square is home to the National Gallery with famous works from Vermeer, Monet, Rubens and van Gogh. With free entry to the permanent exhibition rooms, you can wander round at your leisure or indeed return as you please during your trip. If you’re travelling with children, be sure to call ahead and see if any of their interactive workshops are available.