Culture and History in London
London is a city rich in culture and history, with countless attractions to explore and enjoy. Whether you're interested in art, literature, theatre or architecture, you'll find something to inspire you in this vibrant and diverse metropolis. And if you're looking for a place to stay that offers comfort, convenience and style, look no further than Mercure London Hyde Park Hotel.
Mercure London Hyde Park Hotel is a boutique hotel that overlooks a peaceful garden square in the heart of Paddington, just a 2-minute walk from London Paddington Railway Station. You'll love the modern rooms with spa showers, flat-screen TVs and free high-speed WiFi access. You'll also appreciate the fitness room, the bar and the restaurant that serves continental, Italian and full English breakfasts.
But what makes Mercure London Hyde Park Hotel even more special is its location. You'll be within walking distance of some of the most famous and fascinating cultural and historical landmarks in London, such as:
- British Library (Pictured above): The national library of the United Kingdom and one of the largest libraries in the world. You can admire rare books, manuscripts and documents, including the Magna Carta, Shakespeare's First Folio and the original Beatles lyrics.
- Shakespeare's Globe: A reconstruction of the original theatre where William Shakespeare's plays were performed. You can watch a live performance of one of his classics or take a guided tour of the theatre and learn about its history.
- St Paul's Cathedral: A masterpiece of baroque architecture and one of the most iconic buildings in London. You can marvel at its dome, its mosaics and its paintings, or climb up to the Whispering Gallery, the Stone Gallery and the Golden Gallery for stunning views of the city.
- Westminster Abbey: A Gothic church that has been the site of coronations, weddings and burials of British monarchs and other notable figures. You can explore its chapels, tombs and monuments, or attend a service or a concert.
- Buckingham Palace: The official residence and workplace of the King and the headquarters of the royal household. You can watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony, or visit the State Rooms, the Royal Mews and the Queen's Gallery.
- Tower of London: A historic fortress that has served as a palace, a prison, a treasury and an armoury. You can see the Crown Jewels, the ravens, the Beefeaters and the Bloody Tower, or join a guided tour or a ghost walk.
These are just some of the places where you can enjoy culture and history in London near Mercure London Hyde Park Hotel. But don't take our word for it - book your stay today and discover them for yourself!Book Now