EVENTS & HOTELS NEAR THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT
The Houses of Parliament - alternatively called the Palace of Westminster - is the meeting place of the House of Commons and the House of Lords, the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Situated right in the centre of the city and overlooking the River Thames, the iconic building is the scene of hundreds of years of political debate and history, as well as distinctive architecture that fuses old and new.
HOTELS NEAR THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT
THE ROYAL HORSEGUARDS HOTEL
7 minute walk to the Houses of Parliament
Right in the heart of London on the edge of the River Thames, The Royal Horseguards Hotel enjoys epic views of the city’s famous skyline. Combining modern design with Victorian features, the hotel has luxury and history in spades, as well as Grade I listed building status. As it’s so central, whether you’re visiting for business, pleasure or both, you’ll be wherever you need to be in mere minutes.
It’s just 7 minutes down Parliament Street to walk to the Houses of Parliament, so you can easily access and enjoy the city’s political hub.
THE GROSVENOR HOTEL
20 minute walk to the Houses of Parliament
Situated just south of Buckingham Palace Gardens, it’s just two stops on the London Underground or a short walk to get to the Houses of Parliament.
And it’s not just convenience that will make your stay stress-free. The Grosvenor combines all the modern luxury you could ever need for a comfortable stay, with many nods to the Victorian era through unique period features.
THINGS TO DO NEAR THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT
TOURS OF PARLIAMENT
Treat yourself to some history and refreshment by combining a guided tour or audio tour through both Houses of Parliament followed by stylish afternoon tea beside the River Thames. For more information and to book tours for the Houses of Parliament visit the official site.
If you want to get close to the action, visit the public galleries in the House of Commons and the House of Lords and watch Members question the Government and debate current issues and legislation.
See the Houses of Parliament in a new light by enjoying a boat cruise along the River Thames. View St. Paul’s Cathedral, Shakespeare’s Globe, The Tate Modern and more from a different perspective and enjoy live commentary from guides who know their history inside out.