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The City of London Vacation

Places to Visit in The City of London

It can be really nice to just stroll around the streets when you're in a new place, but sometimes it's a wise move to come up with a plan. Grab your travel itinerary — we have lots of fantastic ideas for your impending The City of London vacation.

We couldn't envisage a more convenient place to set up camp than The City of London. World-famous attractions such as St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London will be just a hop, skip and a jump away.

This area just can't disappoint when it comes to top attractions. The Tate Modern and the Globe Theatre are a few wonders that are just a hop, skip and jump away.

Got some cash to spend? Look for unique keepsakes and walk away with some choice bargains at Borough Market. Travelers have a top-notch selection of things to do in this destination. Those suffering from vertigo may wish to avert their gaze, but anyone who's fascinated by skyscrapers shouldn't miss The Gherkin. Stretching up towards the heavens, it's a prominent fixture of the local area's skyline. Still have time to spare? If you and your travel pals need a place to regroup and hang out, Royal Exchange is an ideal option. Chat over some lunch and search the stores for that perfect keepsake.

Traveling isn't just about ticking off new destinations. It's about the people we encounter and the experiences we have on the way!

Start off your trip to The City of London by trying a few of these things to do:

If you'd like to take a look at a complete list of activities, head to our The City of London things to do page.

The City of London Accommodations

Looking for cheap vacations or luxury getaways in The City of London? Not sure where to lay your head? Don't stress — there are about 115 Expedia properties on offer. Start searching now and choose the one that's perfect for you!

Looking for a nice place to stay with an affordable price tag? Have a look at the Atelier EC1 by Bridgestreet (30 Greville Street) or the St Christopher's Inn, London Bridge - Hostel (121 Borough High Street). Both have good reviews, and they don't cost a fortune! Eager to indulge yourself instead? You can live the good life at the Shangri La Hotel At The Shard London (31 St Thomas Street) or the Dreamhouse City of London (Cyrus street) (Cyrus Street, Clerkenwell).

Staying within close proximity to St. Paul's Cathedral will prove handy when you're ready to experience this must-see attraction. Kick your feet up at the Hop Art House or The Kings Wardrobe Serviced Apartments by BridgeStreet and you can amble on over whenever it takes your fancy.

Nearest Airports to The City of London

Need to figure out how to go from Heathrow Airport (LHR) to The City of London? Once you have grabbed your bags off the carousel, you'll be approximately 16 miles to the west of the main streets.

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Best Lodging Options Near The City of London

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Leonardo Royal London St Paul’s $144
Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020
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Leonardo Royal London St Paul’s

Leonardo Royal London St Paul’s

10 Godliman Street, London, England
     
    4.2 of 5
    5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    Really enjoyed our stay and a great location. Staff were very helpful

    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London -Tower of London $128
    Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020
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    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London -Tower of London

    DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London -Tower of London

    7 Pepys Street, London, England
       
      4.4 of 5
      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Good location, about 5-10 minutes from the Tower bridge, and the Tower of London. Convenient access to underground (subway) and train, both within 5 minutes. So even though it's far from locations like Picadilly or Paddington, public transport to get to those places is convenient.

      Leonardo Royal London City - Tower Hill $112
      Reviewed on Mar 29, 2020
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      Leonardo Royal London City - Tower Hill

      Leonardo Royal London City - Tower Hill

      8-14 Cooper's Row, London, England
         
        4.1 of 5
        4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Gorgeous property, centrally located. Loved my stay!

        Apex City of London Hotel
        Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020
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        Apex City of London Hotel

        Apex City of London Hotel

        1 Seething Lane, London, England
           
          4.6 of 5
          4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          The front desk was great. Highly recommend staying here

          Apex Temple Court Hotel
          Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020
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          Apex Temple Court Hotel

          Apex Temple Court Hotel

          1-2 Serjeants Inn, Fleet Street, London, England
             
            4.7 of 5
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            I would definitely stay here again. Customer service was excellent. I had dinner at the hotel which was really nice. The bar area was perfect to relax and chat. My room was clean and had everything I needed. The hotel is tucked away from the main street and has a nice modern decor. Less than 10 minutes ...

            Andaz London Liverpool Street - a concept by Hyatt
            Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020
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            Andaz London Liverpool Street - a concept by Hyatt

            Andaz London Liverpool Street - a concept by Hyatt

            40 Liverpool Street, London, England
               
              4.6 of 5
              5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              Good staff, room changed when cigarette butts found behind window shutters in original room. Chocolates and wine left in the room on our return from a meal out. Generally all good.

              Club Quarters Hotel, St. Paul's $121
              Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020
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              Club Quarters Hotel, St. Paul's

              Club Quarters Hotel, St. Paul's

              24 Ludgate Hill, London, England
                 
                4.2 of 5
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Close walk to St. Paul’s Cathedral. That’s why we chose it. Clean accommodations and attentive service. Business center is very good. Free coffee and tea.

                Crowne Plaza London - The City
                Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020
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                Crowne Plaza London - The City

                Crowne Plaza London - The City

                19 New Bridge Street, London, England
                   
                  4.4 of 5
                  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  My daughters and I had a recent trip to London and stayed at this hotel. We were greeted with friendly staff. Check in in was quick. Our room was lovely bright and clean. There were complimentary bottles of sparkling and still water. The bathroom was lovely and clean full of toiletries. You would ...

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