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The Royal Horseguards

Things to do near The Royal Horseguards, Embankment

This is the ultimate luxury address in central London, near Westminster. Stay in supreme style with panoramic views overlooking the River Thames. This five-star iconic London hotel reflects fully refurbished Victorian luxury and modern elegance. From the original tiled floor and chandeliers of the grand entrance to its award winning restaurant, One Twenty One Two.

Located on Whitehall Court, you’re ideally placed to explore the city, with Embankment tube situated opposite the hotel and Charring Cross Station just five minutes walk away. Many of the city’s most famous sites are within walking distance, from Parliament Square and Big Ben to the London Eye. You can even take in the best views by riverboat taxi from Embankment Pier.

Arts & Culture

  • The National Gallery - 0.3 Miles

    One of London’s most famous attractions - The National Gallery on Trafalgar Square hosts a stunning collection of Western European paintings from the 13th to the 19th century and special exhibitions. Masterpieces include work by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Turner, Renoir, Cezanne and Van Gogh

  • The National Portrait Gallery - 0.5 Miles

    A must see London attraction – Located around the corner from The National Gallery, The National Portrait Gallery was founded in 1856 to collect portraits of famous British men and women. Explore over 175,000 portraits from the 16th Century to the present day.

  • Billy Elliot at Victoria Palace Theatre - 1.3 Miles

    Billy Elliot is the inspirational story of a young boy’s struggle against the odds to make his dream come true. Follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and whole community and changes his life forever. Located just minutes from The Grosvenor Hotel, Victoria.

Local Attractions

  • The London Eye - 0.4 Miles

    One of London’s most famous attractions on the South Bank of the River Thames. The London Eye is the world’s largest observation wheel and offers a spectacular way to take in over 55 of London’s most famous landmarks in just 30 minutes.

Parks

  • Hyde Park - 2.9 Miles

    Hyde Park is one of London’s finest landscapes covering 350 acres. Steeped in history it was once the hunting ground of King Henry VIII. Today it’s a tranquil escape from bustling London where tai chi is performed in the early morning, and is host to world famous concerts.

Shopping

  • Oxford Street - 2.4 Miles

    Renowned for its world-class shopping and endless selection of entertainment, Oxford Street truly is the ultimate shopping destination. With over one and a half mile of high street brands, iconic department stores, luxury hotels and a diverse selection of international cuisine, shoppers will be spoilt for choice.

Tourist Spot

  • Central London - 0.2 Miles

    It’s the most exciting city in the world. And it’s ours. The nation’s capital has everything you could possibly wish for – including a choice of 16 hotels from which to explore it’s world-renowned sites, culture, entertainment and shopping

  • Buckingham Palace - 1.2 Miles

    Buckingham Palace serves as both the office and London residence of Her Majesty the Queen. Steeped in history it has served as the official London residence of Britain’s sovereigns since 1837. Explore the 19 magnificent rooms on the tour, displaying some of the greatest treasures from the Royal Collection.

  • Houses of Parliament - 0.4 Miles

    The Houses of Parliament hosts many political debates and offers tours. This stunning gothic revival building on the banks of the River Thames is a must see landmark attraction. Otherwise known as the Palace of Westminster, it’s officially a Royal Palace. Another great tourist attraction, Big Ben overlooks Westminster.

  • River Thames - 0.2 Miles

    Running straight through the capital the river Thames is home to some of London’s most famous sights, a trip down stream will take you past The Tower of London, Tower Bridge, HMS Belfast, Shakespeare’s globe, the Tate Modern, the London eye and the Houses of Parliament.

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2 Whitehall Court London SW1A 2EJ Phone: 0871 376 9033 +44 207 451 0390 Fax: 0871 376 9133 +44 845 305 8371
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