Organizing a trip to The Shard?
If you're hoping to pay a visit, you'll need to head to London, the country's capital. This important city receives a great number of curious visitors all year round.
With no less than 33 accommodations within easy walking distance of The Shard, even the pickiest of visitors are sure to find what they're looking for. This amount of choice can complicate a decision. We recommend first checking out the vacancies at the Bridge Apartments, Union Níké Apartments and Novotel London City South.
The competition between budget hotels guarantees that there is always a good deal for the economical traveler. A couple of highly-frequented places are the Hour Glass Hotel, 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, and the Rest Up London - Hostel, 0.7 miles (1.1 kilometer) away.
If you want to experience some luxury, you'll find a nice choice of top-end hotels nearby. The Market View by BridgeStreet is one of the top places, and it's just 1 mile (2 kilometers) away. Alternatively, consider the Kings Wardrobe Serviced Apartments by BridgeStreet, 0.8 miles (1.3 kilometers) away.
It doesn't matter if it's an expertly brewed coffee or a chocolate-drenched sweet treat, there's bound to be something to please your taste buds at Three Wheels Coffee (The Retail Arcade, 32 London Bridge Street, London). You can also go to Hutong (London), a favorite eatery with both locals and travelers.
Getting to and from The Shard on a train is simple. The closest station, London Bridge, is 0.06 miles (0.10 kilometers) away. You may also take the metro to another fairly convenient station, London Cannon Street, which is 0.5 miles (0.8 kilometers) away.
Need insider tips on must-see attractions in The Shard? Check out our The Shard travel guide!