Where should I stay in London?
At Travelodge we have over 80 hotels across Central and Greater London. Our Greater London locations give you a low cost alternative to the city stay, whilst our Central London hotels are positioned right in the heart of the action. All of our London hotels have Wi-Fi and some have Bar Cafes offering tasty breakfasts and evening meals. So, no matter where you’re visiting in London, or what your trip entails, we have a hotel to suit you in the right place at the right price.
Popular things to do in Central London and beyond
Our hotels are close to top attractions in Central London including the iconic London Eye, Sealife Aquarium and London Dungeons all on the Southbank overlooking the Thames and just down the road from our Travelodge PLUS hotel, London Central Waterloo hotel which is also conveniently placed moments from Waterloo train station. Our London Central Southwark is also near the Southbank with just a 12 minute walk, and is just a 2 minute walk down the road from Southwark tube station so you can explore the rest of the city. So, whether it’s a museum, a browse round the world’s top brands, a world class restaurant or a wander round one of London’s best parks, there’s a conveniently located Travelodge right where you need to be.
World class shopping can be found at London’s two Westfield shopping outlets, in Shepherd’s Bush and Stratford. Both of which are within a convenient tube ride or walk from Travelodge Stratford or Travelodge Acton hotels. Some of the capital’s most popular museums can also be accessed from the outskirts. Our London Fulham hotel is a great choice for seeing the best of London’s museums. The hotel is an 8 minute walk away from Fulham Broadway Station where you can hop on a 10 minute tube ride to South Kensington Station. From there, both the Natural History Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum are a 4 minute walk away, the Science Museum is a 6 minute walk away, the National Army Museum is a 20 minute walk away.
When the sun is out, a stroll or a picnic in one of London’s famous parks is a must. Our London Central Marylebone hotel is a 2 minute walk from Regents Park which is the home to ZSL London Zoo. Our London Finsbury Park hotel is 5 minutes walk away from Finsbury Park and is a 3 minutes walk away from Finsbury Park station. From here, you can take the Victoria line to Highbury and Islington station on the Victoria line, then change to the overground line which will then get you to Hampstead Heath station in 13 minutes. If you want to visit Hyde Park, whether it’s for their top seasonal attraction Winter Wonderland, a splash in the lido, or for a stroll around the gallery and Albert Memorial, Travelodge London Covent Garden hotel is the ideal place to stay. From the hotel, walk 5 minutes to the Covent Garden tube station and from there, take the Piccadilly Line for 5 minutes until you get to Hyde Park Corner station. The park awaits you right outside the station. Finding some top notch nosh in London is easy with a wealth of restaurants in London serving a wide variety of cuisine from all around the world. Japanese restaurant, Umi has made the TripAdvisor top 10 list for it’s delicious traditional food, and luckily for Travelodge guests, our Twickenham hotel is just a 6 minute walk away. If you fancy something more Mediterranean, La Dolce Vita is a 10 minute walk from our Teddington hotel and is also in the TripAdvisor top 10. Also nearby our Teddington hotel is Sidra, also in the TripAdvisor top 10 list, who offer up delicious traditional Lebanese and Syrian food. For a great brunch head over to Wild Thyme near our London Acton hotel, another 5 star TripAdvisor favourite that sells yummy veggie and vegan food and has been praised by visitors for their great breakfast offering. Wild Thyme is an easy 20 minute bus ride away from our London Acton hotel on the number 260 which you can catch from bus stop Z right outside the hotel.
How to get the best value hotel in London
If you want to save money and stay out of the hustle and bustle of Central London, you don’t have to stay in centre, we have lots of hotels on the outskirts where you can access Central London using the Capital’s TfL network. If you’re visiting South London, our Travelodge London Greenwich hotel is a 2 minute walk from Deptford Bridge DLR station and is a great base for exploring the National Maritime Museum where you can discover tales of exploration, trade and endeavour with free entry. If you take a tube ride from Deptford Bridge to Greenwich station, The Royal Observatory is a 17 minute walk away. At the Royal Observatory, you can learn more about the world which lies above the clouds, and also stand on the Prime Meridian line and find out how this time line changed the world. Also docked at Greenwich is the award winning and impressive Cutty Sark, a ship that exceeded expectations, broke world records for its speed and proved diligent in exporting and importing goods from overseas such as tea. On site is also a cafe where you can enjoy a traditional English afternoon tea while taking in the epic skyline views of London. Thames river cruises from City Cruises run daily between Westminster Pier opposite the London Eye, and head east over to Greenwich Pier which is a 10 minute walk from Greenwich station, and provide an entertaining and informative guide on the history of life on and around the iconic river Thames.
Looking to stay in North London? Our Finsbury Park hotel is just a stone’s throw away from Finsbury Park- London’s longest nature reserve, and it’s only a 5 minute walk away from Finsbury Park tube station which can take you into over to Leicester Square in Central London in 15 minutes on the Piccadilly Line. The impressive Alexandra Palace- fondly known by locals simply as ‘Ally Pally’- is a 22 minute walk away from our Travelodge London Wood Green hotel and is the home to some of the best London gigs around. The Rolling Stones played at Ally Pally in 1964, and ever since, the Palace has welcomed acts from all over the world and every summer, Ally Pally is the backdrop for amazing outdoor cinema experiences. If your favourite band is in town, our London Stratford hotel in east London is the perfect base for gigs and events at the O2. Stratford tube station is only a 7 minute walk away from the hotel, and after a short 8 minute tube ride, you’ll arrive at North Greenwich station which is right outside the front door to the venue. For shopping, a stay at London Stratford will bring you a 10 minute walk to the door of the Westfield Stratford shopping centre, with the rest of the city of London only a tube ride away from nearby Stratford tube station. Travelodge London Wembley High Road is a one minute walk from Wembley tube station and less than a 20 minute walk to Wembley Arena and Wembley stadium, with London Designer Outletan easy 15 minute walk away. Our London Acton hotel is 3 minutes away from the nearest tube station, North Acton and from there you can be at Shepherds Bush Westfield in 8 minutes.
Business trips in London
Our Greater London hotels are a great cheaper alternative choice to the bustling Central London hotels, whilst still being within commutable distance from London’s top business destinations so you can be ready for that big conference or deal breaking meeting. All of our London hotels have WiFi connectivity, while most have the option of a cooked breakfast in our on-site Bar Cafe, making your business trip easier and more convenient. Our London City Airport hotel is just a 3 minute drive away from London City Airport and is an 8 minute walk away from the nearest DLR station, Pontoon Dock which will give you links into the city. Our London Excel hotel is 11 minutes walk away from Excel London and is also moments away from Royal Albert DLR station for further connections, including connections to business hub, Canary Wharf. From Royal Albert, take the DLR West to Poplar and then change to the DLR line towards Lewisham and get off at Canary Wharf station which is right in the heart of the bustling business district. If you need a base for your frequent travelling, then a stay in one of our Travelodge hotels nearby to some of London’s travel hubs would be ideal. Our London Kings Cross hotel and London Euston hotels are a stone's throw away from their respective train stations making your business trip as fuss free as possible.