An entertainment district known for its nightlife and music-scene heritage, the Soho section of London's West End is a prime destination for visitors. Hotels in Soho London put you amid movie theaters, night clubs, and lively coffee shops, and close to such iconic locations as Leicester Square, Oxford Street, and Regent Street. A storied former stomping ground of beatniks and rock stars, this is one fashionable and fascinating corner of the U.K.
Visiting Soho, London
Soho is approximately 10 miles from London City Airport, and you can complete the journey via taxi, rental car, or public transportation. You'll find the desks of car rental companies next to the terminal building, and licensed taxi cabs are available right outside. Additionally, chauffeur services can be arranged in advance through a company partnered with the airport. If you prefer to take advantage of London's extensive public transportation network, you can get from the airport to hotels near Soho London by combining Docklands Light Railway (DLR) train services with local buses, or just using buses. Soho rental cars offer an easy way to get around on your own schedule. However, you should know that Soho is within London's Congestion Charge zone, meaning you must pay a daily fee to drive there during the daytime Monday through Friday. Furthermore, some streets in Soho are closed to vehicles on weekends. Once you reach Soho, get ready to explore the neighborhood. See the restaurants, bakeries, and souvenir stores of Chinatown, which is centered along Gerrard Street, and the trendy boutiques of Carnaby Street. With the Soho Theatre presenting new plays and comedy shows, the numerous movie theaters around Leicester Square, and a thriving night club scene, Soho offers some of the best hotels in London for enjoying the city's entertainment offerings.
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