Berners Street W1 is located between Oxford Street W1 at is southern end and Mortimer Street W1 at its northern point, sharing a junction with Eastcastle Street W1.
Berners Street was constructed in 1746 and became a popular area with local artists. Berners Street is famous for the 1810 Berners Street Hoax, where comic writer Theodore Hook bet his friend Samuel Beasley that he could make any local building the most talked about address in London, so ordered massive deliveries of products such as beer, coal and fish to 54 Berners Street W1 and also summoned the Lord Mayor of London to the address, making him win his bet.
Berners Street is home to the impressive Sanderson Hotel, located at 50 Berners Street W1. The prestigious Sanderson Hotel provides quality accommodation within a historic building with stylish bars, a relaxing spa and a interior courtyard garden area.
Berners Street also houses a section of the Plaza shopping complex, located on its west side. The Plaza, which also stands on Wells Street W1 and Eastcastle Street W1, is home to a variety of fast food outlets, a hairdressers , clothing stores and a large WH Smith newsagents and bookstore.
Berners Street lies opposite Wardour Street W1, which leads to the thriving area of Soho, at its southern end. Berners Street is also located within east walking distance of Regent Street W1, Marylebone and Tottenham Court Road W1.
Places of interest located close to Berners Street include the BT Tower (400m north-west) and the British Museum (650m east).
Berners Street is located 400m east of Oxford Circus Underground Station, which runs Bakerloo, Central and Victoria line services to destinations such as Marble Arch, Bond Street and Paddington, home of the Heathrow Express rail service. Other London Underground stations in close proximity to Berners Street include Tottenham Court Road (400m east) and Goodge Street (300m north-east).
|HOTEL / APARTMENT||POSTCODE||MILES||STAR||20 Feb||21 Feb||22 Feb||23 Feb||24 Feb||25 Feb||26 Feb||27 Feb|
|Goodge Street Station||1||Northern||0.35 miles|
|Oxford Circus Station||1||Central - Bakerloo - Victoria||0.42 miles|
|Tottenham Court Road Station||1||Central - Northern||0.45 miles|
|Warren Street Station||1||Northern - Victoria||0.77 miles|
|Great Portland Street Station||1||Metropolitan - Circle line - Hammersmith & City||0.85 miles|
|London Euston Station||1.24 miles|
|Charing Cross London Station||1.37 miles|
|London St Pancras Station||1.63 miles|
|Kings Cross Thameslink Station||1.85 miles|
|London Marylebone Station||1.86 miles|