Situated on the banks of the Thames on the iconic Strand in central London, this deal is truly an unmissable opportunity. The impeccable five star service at this Secret Hotel is a main draw alongside the deluxe leisure facilities which include sauna, indoor swimming pool, gym and spa. Guest Rooms are finished to the highest standard with butler service, connecting rooms, daily housekeeping and living area. Extra trimmings include complimentary fruit and mineral water, slippers and bathrobes. Services at this hotel really do go above and beyond with everything from a florist to limousine service available. You really won’t want to leave.
Trafalgar Square is just minutes from this premier luxury hotel located on The Strand. Nelson’s monument is located here as is the National Gallery, founded in 1824. Housing over 2,000 paintings this gallery is a must for art lovers and, like the majority of London galleries, benefits from free entry. Notable works include Sunflowers by Van Gogh and Venus and Mars by Botticelli. The National Portrait Gallery is also located around the corner, and the pair make a great cultural day out. The latter also runs free family art workshops to get everyone involved in hands on activities. If the portraits of Henry VIII don’t excite you then the contemporary gallery is sure to make you starstruck.
For those travelling with children, catching a show in the West End is a must. Billy Elliot at the Victoria Palace Theatre tells the story of a young boy struggling to realise his dream as a ballet dancer. This inspirational story will bring tears and joy and makes a fantastic evening out, or why not catch a matinee performance. For free entertainment head to nearby Covent Garden to catch some of the UK’s best street performers. Enjoy comedy routines, mime artists and even have your photo taken with robot men and living statues.
Basing yourself on The Strand will give you no end of eating out options. There’s all the usual chains such as Pizza Express, Prezzo and Cote Brasserie for affordable and tasty meals or why not try one of London’s independent restaurants. Boca di Lupo serves up home style Italian cuisine in elegant surroundings whilst The Strand Palace hotel serves up an unforgettable afternoon tea. Become a true Brit and enjoy warm fruity scones, finger sandwiches and tasty cakes. Accompany with the traditional English tea or treat yourself to a glass of champagne for a special occasion.