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Guy's Hospital - a teaching hospital with a formidable reputation

Situated in Southwark, central London, Guy's Hospital (since its inception in 1721) has been the place of study of many renowned figures, including discoverer of penicillin Sir Alexander Fleming, Thomas Hodgkin, discoverer of Hodgkin's Lymphoma, and even poet John Keats. It's also located Near to some of the capital city's most iconic buildings and attractions.

Kiss the sky at the Shard

Until recently The Tower Wing of Guy's Hospital dominated the skyline, but that changed with the building of The Shard. The largest building in the UK provides some truly breathtaking views of London, offering awe-inspiring 360 degree panoramic views for up to 40 miles.

Learn more about the Bard at Shakespeare's Globe

Also in Southwark, and just under a mile from Guy's, Shakespeare's Globe, founded by director Sam Wanamaker, is a faithful reconstruction of the Globe Theatre, forever linked with the legendary playwright William Shakespeare. A fascinating day of culture awaits fans of the Bard and the world of theatre, and the permanent Globe Exhibition goes behind the scenes of Wanamaker's labour of love.

Looking for a cheap hotel Near Guy's Hospital? Travelodge London Central Southwark Hotel is less than a mile away, making it the ideal location. Travelodge London Central Bank Hotel is just over a mile away, and so is Travelodge London Central Waterloo Hotel.