Experience a modern hotel near Waterloo & Westminster, areas which are home to some of London’s most visited attractions, including the houses of parliament and the London Eye, making the location of this four star Secret Hotel ideal for those visiting on vacation. The hotel is serviced by a 24 hour reception and offers car rental, tours, dry cleaning services and a currency exchange for international guests. Onsite facilities include a lobby bar, restaurant, indoor parking, health club and meeting rooms. This family friendly hotel also has a children’s play area, and family sized rooms are also available.
Treat the kids to watch one of the latest blockbusters at the IMAX, located on Waterloo roundabout. With 3D options, and plush comfy seats, this really is the ultimate cinema experience. If you’re visiting with a loved one, the nearby BFI could be a good cinema alternative. The British Film Institute indulges in various film genres throughout the year, so film buffs can see classic black and white movies and foreign titles on the big screen. The gift shop is also a must for film nerds, with a fantastic selection of coffee table books and memorabilia from cult classics.
First timers to London should aim to see the city from up high in one shape or form. The London Eye is the obvious place to experience the city from a new perspective, with private capsules and champagne flutes available for special occasions. Alternatively, the newly opened Shard has a viewing platform and fantastic restaurant and bar, where you can admire the city in style. The Oxo tower is also nearby, with a fancy restaurant and bar as well as spectacular views over London. Enjoy delicacies such as Devonshire crab with avocado puree and Venison burger with a fried quails egg.
In the evening, why not book tickets to see one of London’s West End shows? Kids will love Shrek, Matilda and The Lion King whilst Ghost and Dirty Dancing are both soppy favourites for lovebirds. If you’re after somewhere to drink and dance the night away, look no further than Soho. Head to Wahacas for some incredible Mexican inspired tequila based cocktails, or try O-bar for a chic vibe and nightly happy hour. Walkabout nightclub is a hit with the younger student crowd of the city whilst Disco is the place to go to spot a few famous faces. Although it’s a members only club, non members can put their name on the guest list to ensure entry on the night.