Split down the middle by the mighty river Thames is London. The largest city in Western Europe and a vibrant, never-sleeping metropolis of art, culture, and diversity. A stroll through London is a stroll through history. Take an eye-opening journey past famous landmarks, through narrow alleys bustling with life, and enjoy dining that will set your taste buds alight. Book hotels near Paddington and let London show you its secrets.
Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden
Few cities on earth can offer the sights and sounds of London. From Buckingham Palace to Tower Bridge, London offers royalty, modernity, and a timeless glimpse into the past. The large open plaza of Trafalgar Square sits in the thick of the historic government buildings of Whitehall, the National Portrait Gallery, and, of course, Nelsons Column. This iconic tribute to the Battle of Trafalgar is ringed by colossal lions and numerous fountains, making for some great photo opportunities. The square is within reach of the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and the West End's numerous theaters. By booking cheap hotels in Paddington—a stone's throw away—you won't miss a thing!
No trip to London would be complete without some retail therapy. The capital offers big brands and trendy boutiques and no place has as many as Covent Garden and neighboring Oxford Street. A short walk from Trafalgar Square brings you to the Market Piazza and the Seven Dials—an intersection of seven streets full of shops and restaurants. After a busy day, the Royal Opera House in the heart of Covent Garden offers a cultural experience like no other. Book Paddington hotels and you'll have the time and money to explore and enjoy everything this great city has to offer.