King's Cross is London's most fascinating neighbourhood - loosely defined by the area around the station to the north for about a mile, south, east and west about half a mile. Covered by the boroughs of Camden and Islington.
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Located in the heart of downtown close to the city, theater district and Covent Garden: - 157 contemporary rooms, 16 suites. Designed by world-renowned London architecture firm Foster + Partners, the hotels 157 guest rooms including 16 suites provide an urban retreat in the cosmopolitan city of London with a variety of room types and layouts, including rooms with private terraces on the upper two levels, to individual suites with large, separate marble bathrooms.
Floor-to-ceiling windows fill the bedroom space with views of the city’s skyline, taking in world famous sights such as the London Eye, Trafalgar Square, London Bridge, Covent Garden and the River Thames. The rooms are full of unexpected comforts and personal indulgences, from the latest acoustic soundproofing to integrated digital MediaHubs, sumptuous bedding and premium bath amenities.
Crowne Plaza London – The City is the flagship hotel for the EMEA region of Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts brand as part of the InterContinental Hotels Group global portfolio. Built on the foundations of King Henry VIII’s Bridewell Palace, the 204-bedroom hotel featuring British designer inspired suites is centrally located in the City of London and a stone’s throw from the city’s top tourist attractions and River Thames. Guests are easily connected to all parts of the vibrant metropolis; positioned adjacent to Blackfriars underground and railway station with direct links to Gatwick International Airport and St Pancras Eurostar terminal. Enjoy complimentary high speed internet access throughout the hotel, and a free handy smartphone to use around London during your stay. Crowne Plaza London – The City boasts a conference floor with 5 meeting rooms and a business centre, 2 AA Rosette awarded Italian and Chinese restaurants, an all-day lounge, cocktail bar with historic vaults and a fitness centre.
St. Ermin's Hotel, London, UKDistance: 1.4 miTourist Information 2 Caxton Street London, SW1H 0QW
The Waldorf Hilton, an iconic hotel, is located in London’s West End in the Theatreland district. Take a 5-minute drive to the exclusive boutiques of Covent Garden and find plenty to explore. Situated 2 miles from London’s financial center, this central London hotel is ideal for a corporate visit – host a meeting in one of the seven WiFi-enabled function rooms, or keep in touch via the 24-hour business center.
Get some rest in a stylish, contemporary guest room. Each spacious room features a plasma TV, WiFi and Edwardian marble washstand. Upgrade to a Suite for separate living and dining areas. After a day of exploring, surf the net with high-speed internet access or curl up in front of a movie on the flat-screen TV. Stay active by swimming some laps of the indoor pool. Make the most of this West End hotel’s commitment to culinary excellence; enjoy a delicious meal in the Homage Grand Salon restaurant or take traditional afternoon tea in the Homage Private Lounge. Head to the popular Good Godfrey's Bar for lunch and afternoon tea during the day, or a sophisticated cocktail as evening approaches.With a 24-hour Concierge desk to help you plan your stay, you can really make the most out of your time in London.
Apex Temple Court Hotel, part of www.apexhotels.co.uk, is a four star luxury hotel offering the ultimate in comfort and elegance. In the first week of March, this landmark building opened its doors, combining contemporary design and innovative technology with luxurious rooms and public areas, all created with the business and leisure traveller in mind.
A short walk from Temple and Blackfriars stations, this prestigious building is situated in London’s Inns of Court, just off Fleet Street. The hotel is making history for being the first hotel to be built in one of London’s Inns of Court, the Inner Temple which is placed in the heart of London’s legal district. Enriched in history, the hotel’s location is set in arguably one of the most historic and beautiful locations of London.
The stunning hotel has 184 luxury rooms and suites, offering complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel and complimentary local calls for guests. Each room boasts a 40” LCD TV with Sky Sports & a DVD player, luxury Elemis toiletries, complimentary water and tea/coffee making facilities, air conditioning, Wi-Fi Internet access and 24-hour room service, all making your stay in central London chic and comfortable.
The Chambers Restaurant offers mouth-watering European style dishes which the Chambers Bar is the ideal place to meet or relax after work.
We're proud to announce High Holborn has won a prestigious 2010 Visit London Silver Award in the category of "Budget Accommodation of the Year."
The accommodation is close to all of the main central London attractions- within easy walking distance of Covent Garden, Oxford Street, Regent Street, Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus, Westminster and the British Museum.
If you’re looking for budget accommodation in the West End, High Holborn cannot be beaten.
Kingsway Hall Hotel is a four star deluxe hotel situated in the heart of London’s vibrant Covent Garden.We are only a stone’s throw away from Theatreland, the Royal Opera House, the British Museum and our convenient location offers easy access to the City.
Each of our 170 spacious bedrooms is classically designed and offers all the comfort and high class facilities you would expect from a 4 star deluxe hotel.
Whether you are here for business or pleasure, here at the Kingsway Hall Hotel we endeavour to make you feel at home away from home.
The Diplomatic Academy of London is the longest established British institution that provides MA, MPhil & PhD Degrees and training programmes in Diplomatic Studies and International Relations.DAL is located at the University of Westminster within the Regent Campus, School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Languages. It is an integral part of the Department of Diplomacy and Applied Languages, which also includes the Centre for Interpreting and Translation, China Projects Centre, Modern Languages Evening Programme and Westminster International Language Testing Centre which comprises IELTS and MODLEB – the University of Westminster & Ministry of Defence Languages Examinations Board.Diplomats and students from over 148 countries have attended the diplomatic studies programme since its inception in 1980. Courses offered by DAL are valued by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, overseas Ministries for Foreign Affairs, Diplomatic Missions in London, international and regional organisations, multinational corporations and individual students for their relevance and focus on career development. DAL has been involved in training groups of diplomats from the Commonwealth, Eastern/Central Europe and Central Asia who have been sponsored by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.DAL is a participant in the UK Forum on Diplomatic Training, European Forum on Diplomatic Training, and the International Forum on Diplomatic Training.The DAL is a corporate member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies and of the Royal Institute of International Affairs .
Lincoln's InnDistance: 1.1 miTourist Information Newman's Row, London WC2A 3TL London, WC2A 3TL
The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn is one of the four Inns of Court in London to which barristers of England and Wales belong and where they are called to the Bar. It is recognised to be one of the world's most prestigious professional bodies of judges and lawyers. It is the largest Inn and it covers 11acre. The other three are Middle Temple, Inner Temple and Gray's Inn. The Inn is believed to be named after Henry de Lacy, 3rd Earl of Lincoln. The Inn is also well known for its large garden and library, which have existed since 1422.Lincoln's Inn is situated in Holborn, in the London Borough of Camden, just on the border with the City of London and the City of Westminster, and across the road from London School of Economics and Political Science, Royal Courts of Justice and King's College London's Maughan Library. The nearest tube station is Holborn tube station or Chancery Lane.
The Doric Arch is a great Fuller's pub with several Fuller's ales and guests from many parts of the country. Our menu is traditional and fresh; homemade dishes from our two resident chefs are prepared on a daily basis. Our premium wine list is hand picked from Fuller's wine department which is totally exclusive to us. A warming atmosphere to welcome you....see you soon!
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A pleasant green garden square for residents, workers and tourists alike to relax, picknic, walk or play basketball in the courts, watched over by an experienced on-site park warden and gardener. Only a few minutes walk away from the King's Cross St. Pancras international train station complex.
Sound Trail http://www.camden.gov.uk/ccm/content/leisure/local-history/kings-cross-voices.en?page=13
Friends of Argyle Square (Camden record 2011)
Aims to ensure the square is maintained appropriately, to promote its heritage and bio-diversity, involve local communities and businesses, conserve plant and wildlife and promote the enjoyment of the Gardens by all.
Ward: Kings Cross Ward