London Afternoon Tea at Grosvenor House: relax in an atmosphere of genteel refinement

Combine old-school English glamor with delicious cakes, sandwiches and tea on this must-do afternoon tea experience in London! Choose between one of two different types of afternoon tea – one with Champagne or one with just tea – both taking place at London’s 5-star Grosvenor House Hotel. BOOK NOW Afternoon tea in London is an institution, owing its origins to Anna, the 7th Duchess of Bedford – one of Queen Victoria’s ladies-in-waiting. As an elite member of Victorian society, she was accustomed to eating large breakfasts, small lunches and large dinners -- the latter served very late each night. To satisfy her afternoon hunger pangs, she summoned her servants to bring tea and cakes. So delightful was the experience that it became a daily meal and the trend caught on – all over London. Still going strong today, afternoon teas are served all over the capital, with the most prestigious ones taking place in top hotels -- like the 5-star Grosvenor House Hotel where yo…
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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London – Tower of London

With views of London’s skyline, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London features a rooftop Skylounge bar and features air-conditioned and soundproof rooms. Free Wi-Fi is accessible throughout and the Tower of London and Tower Bridge are just a 5-minute walk away. Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows and luxury décor, the spacious rooms at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London-Tower of London have Apple iMac entertainment systems. The rooms also all have a private bathroom with a mist-free mirror, a shower and designer toiletries. City Café restaurant serves modern British cuisine using fresh, local produce. Skylounge bar features a glass-roofed balcony and views of the Thames River. Just 153 m from the Tower Hill Underground (subway) Station, the Doubletree by Hilton Tower of London is a 5-minute walk from the iconic Gherkin and The City. With 8 flexible event spaces, the hotel is able to cater for special occasions or celebrations. City of London is a great choice for travele…
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Park Plaza London Riverbank South Side

Located on the south side of the River Thames, 650 m from the London Underground, Park Plaza London Riverbank has free WiFi and air-conditioned rooms with flat-screen TVs. The hotel is set across the river from the Tate Britain gallery, close to Westminster. The London Eye, Houses of Parliament and Big Ben are all within reach. Waterloo Station is a kilometer away, giving great access to the rest of the city and south of England. Every room has a EU/US power sockets, a large work desk, laptop safe, and a minibar. Some rooms have views of the River Thames and the London skyline. 24-hour room service is also available. Park Plaza London Riverbank houses the award winning Chino Latino that serves exotic Pan-Asian dishes featuring stunning views of the River Thames. Lambeth is a great choice for travelers interested in history, city trips and sightseeing. Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9 for a two-person trip. This property is also rated …
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Premier Inn London Heathrow M4/J4

Just a 5 minute drive from Heathrow Airport, this Premier Inn has a 24-hour front desk, modern rooms and a restaurant and bar. All air-conditioned rooms at the Premier Inn Heathrow M4/J4 feature a TV, large work area and free tea and coffee. Each bathroom has a shower and a hairdryer. Some of the comfortable rooms at Premier Inn can accommodate 2 adults and 2 children (under 16 years). The 2 children are also served a free full breakfast, when accompanied by an adult eating a full breakfast. The full all-you-can-eat breakfast includes cooked items, vegetarian options and a wide continental selection. The contemporary bar and restaurant serves a varied menu in relaxing surroundings. Heathrow airport operate a shuttle bus, for an extra fee, that stops outside the hotel. The M25 highway is less than a 5 minute drive from the hotel. The Heathrow Airport Express service provides regular train services to central London. Hayes is a great choice for travelers interested in clean…
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London Exclusive: Small-Group London Sightseeing Tour: Visit St Paul’s Cathedral and the Tower of London

Get the most out of London on this full-day tour, which hits the best of the English capital — you can't book this Exclusive anywhere else. Visit St Paul’s Cathedral and the Tower of London, watch the Changing of the Guard, and be led through the British Museum. Learn about the history of London and the sights you visit, and end the day with a much better understanding of the English metropolis. BOOK NOW Upgrade to include entrance fees, or enjoy the flexibility of deciding on the day which attractions you'd like to visit. Numbers are limited to 15, ensuring a small-group experience. Highlights - Fully narrated tour - Instant Confirmation - Meet your guide at Temple Underground Station in London, then board a comfortable minivan and head to St Paul’s Cathedral. On arrival, show your pre-booked ticket or pay your entrance fee (depending on the option selected), and then explore the 17th-century cathedral on an independent, audio-guided tour. Take in the skyline…
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Tower of London Entrance Ticket: One of London’s most popular attractions

Enjoy faster entrance to the UNESCO-listed Tower of London, one of London's most popular attractions. Bypass the long lines at the main ticket office, and explore this mighty complex, established in 1066. Check out the White Tower, Traitors’ Gate and Tower Green, where Anne Boleyn was beheaded in 1536; visit the awe-inspiring Crown Jewels; and see the legendary ravens. Once inside, explore independently, or take a complimentary Yeoman Warder ‘Beefeater’ tour or audio-guided tour (own expense). Upgrade to include admission to two other London palaces: Hampton Court and Kensington Palace. BOOK NOW Highlights All entrance fees included Ideal choice for families Make your own way to the Tower of London on the banks of the Thames River. With your entrance ticket, Bypass the long lines at the main ticket office, and head through the group entrance and security into this imposing palace-fortress. Built by William the Conqueror in 1066, the Tower has a dark 1,000-ye…
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Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London by Houses of Parliament and Big Ben

Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London is set opposite the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, on the South Bank. It is close to the London Eye, the Aquarium, restaurants and theatres. Westminster and Waterloo tube stations are just a short walk away. The large, contemporary air-conditioned rooms have modern luxuries, including a flat-screen TV, large desk, mini-bar, fridge and safe. Studios and apartments are also available. The hotel features the modern, award-winning Brasserie Joël and Ichi Sushi & Sashimi, which specialises in sushi and sashimi. The 1WB Lounge & Patisserie serves traditional afternoon tea and all-day tapas. Primo Bar offers live evening entertainment every night. There is a fully equipped 24-hour gym, a 15 m swimming pool with a sauna and steam room, and the Mandara Spa, offering a range of luxury treatments. Lambeth is a great choice for travelers interested in history, city trips and sightseeing. This is our guests' favorite part of London, ac…
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Warner Bros. Studio Tour London: enter the magical world of Harry Potter and friends

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Harry Potter™ film series with the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London. Enjoy round-trip transport from central London to the Harry Potter film studio to enter the magical world of Harry and his friends. You'll see how the movies were created as you tour the real movie sets, admire the costumes and props, and learn about the special effects and animatronics used to create the films' stunning visuals. Explore the Great Hall, pose next to the original ‘Hogwarts Express,’ set foot down Diagon Alley and more. BOOK NOW Highlights - All entrance fees included - Comprehensive tour by bus/coach - Family friendly - Ideal choice for families - Popular choice with kids Board a double-decker bus in central London and drive 17 miles (27 km) northwest to the English borough of Hertfordshire. Arrive in the town of Watford, home to the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, where you'll witness the legendary Harry Potter film series come to life. …
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Hyatt Place London Heathrow Airport

Just a 5-minute drive from Heathrow Airport, the 4-star Hyatt Place London Heathrow Airport features soundproofed rooms, a 24-hour front desk and limited short-stay parking. A public bus offers free airport transportation from outside the hotel. A shuttle service is also available at a surcharge. Complimentary use of a fully equipped gym is available, and open 24 hours for all residents. Unlimited complimentary internet access is available for all guests. Sky Sports satellite channels are shown on the large LCD TV in Smith’s Bar, which serves a wide range of drinks, cocktails and bar snacks. Smith's Grill serves cooked and continental breakfasts, as well as modern European cuisine. A mini-fridge and a laptop safe are included in each air-conditioned room, which also have a private bathroom and triple-glazed windows. Large TV, a hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities are also included. Some rooms have excellent views of the runways. This property also has one of the…
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Hilton London Heathrow Airport

This 4-star Hilton non-smoking hotel has soundproofed, spacious rooms with direct access to Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 4 via covered walkway. The Hotel Hoppa service runs between the hotel and Terminal 5. Complimentary WiFi is available in all public areas. Spacious rooms all boast large windows, interactive cable TV and an in-room safe. Also featured in each room is a work area, telephone, ironing facilities and free tea and coffee. The Beach Terrace sits next to the Living Well Health Club, which features state-of-the-art fitness equipment, an indoor heated pool, along with sauna and steam rooms. There is an Executive Lounge, with free breakfast and refreshments. The Junior Suite and the Executive Rooms have access to the Executive Lounge. The 3 restaurants offer varied menus, including Asian cuisine in Zen Oriental, Italian dishes and views over the beach pool terrace at Aromi, and informal dining at Oscar's. Dancers Bar serves cocktails in the hotel’s atrium. Terminal …
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