Enjoy London top attractions, walking distance from our hotel
Located on Westminster Bridge’s south side and facing Big Ben, Park Plaza is surrounded by some of London’s most iconic attractions. Our South Bank
hotel is a traveller’s dream, with destinations like Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye all within a five-minute walk. To visit attractions farther from the hotel, take a short stroll to Waterloo Station or Westminster Station, and let public transportation get you there fast. Perks like this are equally ideal for business travellers, and our location near major corporations like IBM, Shell and Ernst & Young is an added plus for corporate guests.
Take a walk to these popular places:
- Big Ben (5 minutes)
Big Ben has been chiming since 1859. You can hear this famous tower’s bells from miles away, but you only have to walk five minutes from the hotel to see it.
T: +44 (0) 20 7219 4272
- Borough Market (20 minutes)
The famous market has been around in some form for around 1000 years, and it’s still going strong from Monday to Saturday throughout the year. In December, the market is open seven days a week so you can always find the freshest produce and baked goods to serve through the holiday season.
T: +44 (0) 20 7407 1002
- British Film Institute (6 minutes)
Well known for promoting movies and their stars, the BFI is a great place to see the latest films and learn more about the British film industry.
T: +44 (0) 20 7928 3535
- Florence Nightingale Museum (2 minutes)
Located inside St. Thomas’ Hospital, this museum honours the heroic “Lady with the Lamp,” who cared for British soldiers during the Crimean War.
T: +44 (0) 20 7188 4400
- Gabriel's Wharf and Oxo Tower Wharf (10 minutes)
Take your Park Plaza key card with you to these popular shopping destinations, and you can benefit from a 10 percent discount on your purchases at participating shops.
- Houses of Parliament (5 minutes)
Tour any of Parliament’s three houses, witness a debate or attend a hearing for a fascinating first-hand introduction to England’s government.
T: +44 (0) 20 7219 3000
- Imperial War Museums (10 minutes)
Beginning with World War I, this museum showcases war memorabilia, art and artefacts from the conflicts that have shaped modern life.
T: +44 (0) 20 7416 5000
- SEA LIFE London Aquarium (3 minutes)
Wander through the mesmerising aquarium and discover one of Europe’s largest collections of global marine life.
T: +44 (0) 87 1663 1678
- The London Dungeon (3 minutes)
Venture underground to County Hall’s vaults for a nearly two-hour thrill ride that lets you experience some of London’s most terrifying historic moments.
T: +44 (0) 87 1423 2240
- London Eye (3 minutes)
Get one of the best perspectives of the city from 135 metres above ground when you visit the London Eye, which offers views spanning up to 40 kilometres on a good day!
T: +44 (0) 87 0990 8883
- National Theatre (12 minutes)
With four auditoriums, the National Theatre has a reputation of producing some of the highest quality theatre around, showing a great selection of both classics and new plays.
T: +44 (0) 20 7452 3000
- The Old Vic (8 minutes)
While this theatre may be more than 190 years old, it continues to spark a renewed love of the stage in the hearts of its audiences, attracting the best creative talent from across the world.
T: +44 (0) 84 4871 7628
- Royal Festival Hall (5 minutes)
Expect the unforgettable when you attend a performance by the London Philharmonic Orchestra or another special event at this world-renowned venue inside the Southbank Centre.
T: +44 (0) 20 7960 4200
- Shrek's Adventure! London (3 minutes)
Take the whole family on an enchanted excursion through the kingdom of Far Far Away, just a short walk from our hotel.
Phone: +44 (0) 87 1221 2837
- Westminster Abbey (5 minutes)
Westminster Abbey’s stunning stained glass, breath-taking paintings and Gothic architecture are just a few reasons why it’s been England’s coronation church since 1066.
+44 (0) 20 7222 5152
- Young Vic Theatre (5 minutes)
Contrary to its name, the Young Vic Theatre gives plenty of stage time to old classics like A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Modern plays and forgotten works also take the spotlight from time to time.
T: +44 (0) 20 7922 2922