EVENTS & HOTELS NEAR COVENT GARDEN
Covent Garden is one of London’s central hubs and is one of the city’s most popular shopping destinations. World famous brands sit alongside weird and wonderful boutiques, independent retailers are next to haute couture designers; it truly is a shopper’s paradise.
As well as the extensive retail therapy on offer, there’s also enough foodie haunts to suit every taste and craving. Cocktails, restaurants, bakeries, bars, stalls - Covent Garden has it all and then some.
HOTELS NEAR COVENT GARDEN
THE ROYAL HORSEGUARDS HOTEL
10 minute journey on public transport to Covent Garden
In a great location right on the River Thames itself, The Royal Horseguards Hotel boasts varied views of London’s famous skyline. It’s right in the centre of the city, so whether you’re visiting for business, pleasure or both, you’ll get where you need to be in minutes. Covent Garden is just 2 stops away on the London Underground or a 12 minute stroll.
As well as unparallelled city views, the hotel itself combines contemporary design with Victorian period features and prides itself on the luxurious experience it offers guests. It has also achieved Grade I listed building status thanks to its intriguing, French-inspired architecture.
THE CUMBERLAND HOTEL
19 minute journey on public transport to Covent Garden
With just a 1 minute walk to Hyde Park and a 19 minute trip on public transport to the delights of Covent Garden, The Cumberland Hotel is ideally located between the expanse of famous green space and the bustle of the city.
After a long day exploring, you can head back and relax in the luxury and comfort of The Cumberland. As well as a relaxing stay, the hotel also boasts a close proximity to the delights of Oxford Street, making it a great base for your shopping adventure.
THINGS TO DO NEAR COVENT GARDEN
THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE
The Royal Opera is one of the world’s leading opera companies, renowned for incredible performances of traditional works as well as exciting contemporary projects. The quality of production and the acoustics of the venue are outstanding, so it’s certainly worth getting tickets to a performance. To find more information and to see what is on at the Royal Opera House visit the official site.
COVENT GARDEN MARKET
The famous market is actually made up of three; the Apple market (selling crafts and various curious every day), the East Colonnade Market (made up of stalls selling jewellery, artwork and more daily) and the Jubilee Market (which changes its wares daily, from antiques to clothes to household goods). To find out more about the various Covent Garden markets throughout the year visit the official site.
COVENT GARDEN PIAZZA
Covent Garden Piazza refers to the central square in the area, designed as the first of its kind in London in 1630. It’s the embodiment of the phrase ‘hustle and bustle’, with markets, shows and world-famous street performers to keep you entertained.