Take a trip to the Palace

Crystal Palace FC's home ground, Selhurst Park, dates all the way back to the 1920s - although it has undergone much modernising in the meantime. Today it's a 25,000-seater stadium featuring conference facilities, executive boxes, and even a branch of Sainsburys.

Visit crafty Croydon

With its blend of highly-rated eateries, bustling shopping streets and lush green spaces, Croydon has enjoyed something of a resurgence in the past decade or so, and today it's considered a destination in its own right rather than just a cheap place to stay in London. However, if you do want to explore some of the capital's many attractions…

Explore the Big Smoke

Thanks to the Underground, most of London is at your fingertips from Selhurst Park - Selhurst, Thornton Heath and Norwood Junction stations are all close by, and are served by the Victoria Line. This puts Finsbury Park, Islington, Kings Cross and more within easy reach.

Planning a trip to Selhurst Park? Travelodge Croydon Central Hotel and Travelodge London Crystal Palace Hotel are both close to the stadium, while Travelodge London South Croydon Hotel is also convenient.