Regent Street is located in in the postal zone W1, the nearest underground stations are either Oxford Circus or Piccadilly Circus.
HOTELS NEAR REGENT STREET:-
Close to Regent Street in Soho is the Courthouse Hotel in an excellent location, it offers super 4 star accommodation. The Courthouse has earned itself some amazing accolades with words such as "quirky" and "funky" being used to describe the conversion into a luxury hotel. Situated just off Regents Street in the very heart of Londons West End, this area is the epicentre of shopping with Bond Street being only a 5 minute walk away. Just south of this is Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square with its multitude of theatres and restaurants.
A very notable and popular hotel located close to Regent Street in the very heart of the West End is the Premier Shaftesbury Piccadilly Hotel, here guests can enjoy good accommodation in a superb location. The hotel underwent a full renovation in recent years. Each guest room offers free of charge broadband internet access. Queen or King size beds with cotton linen. Multi plug access points, European, USA and UK. TV and Satellite channels, in room safe (laptop size).
A little further along towards Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square is the exquisite Hampshire Hotel The Hampshire Hotel is the very essence of English elegance - calm and secluded - with 124 superbly appointed, fully air conditioned rooms and suites. The Radisson Edwardian Hotel Hampshire is a delight to be enjoyed.
Another hotel close to Regent Street is the very sophisticated and contemporary Sanderson Hotel located within walking distance to Regent Street. This hip and happening hotel is adorned by many well known celebrities and is a magnet for the young, trendy in-crowds. Not the cheapest hotel in town but you are in the very centre of the West End with all famous landmarks and surrounding attractions.
Finally, still central but approximately a 10 minute walk from Regent Street is the St.Giles Hotel. A great hotel if you are on a budget in a very central London location. The hotel is a purpose built three star with over 600 bedrooms all with private bathroom. There is a very large health club complete with one of the biggest swimming pools in London. Parking is also available at an added cost.
ABOUT REGENT STREET:-
Regent Street is one of London's most prestigious and well known streets. It meanders it way in the North from All Souls Church, the only original building left on Regent Street to Carlton House in the South, passing through such well known address's as Oxford Circus and Piccadilly Circus.
Regent Street began life in the early 1800's, completed in 1825 to be exact. It has associations with John Nash whose street layout prevails to this day. It's name was derived from the Prince Regent (later George IV). Regent Street is an early example of Town Planning in England.
Today much has changed since the 1800's. Each and every one of it's buildings is protected and given a grade II listed status which means any work or development is allowed only under the strictest of guidelines.
Many different types of shops, stores, cafes, restaurants and pubs litter the street from one end to the other. Some rather well known associations such as the BBC at broadcasting House, Liberty Department Store, Hamleys toy store, Levi's and Apple to name but a few.
Once a year Regent Street becomes traffic free and holds it's annual festival each September. It becomes alive with music by live bands, magicians, carousel rides, face painters and lots more happening in terms of sales within some of the stores, competitions. Food and drink is on offer and available through the many restaurants and shops. It's a great day for entertainment in a fantastic setting.
Regent Street delights locals and tourists alike each Christmas with it's dazzling display of Christmas lights. This annual decoration started out way back in 1948 when the street was decorated with Christmas trees. however it was when the wartime restrictions were lifted in 1949 that the first lights shone and have done ever since. Nowadays it attracts huge crowds when the lights are turned on by a well known celebrity each Christmas time.
|HOTEL / APARTMENT||POSTCODE||MILES||STAR||24 Aug||25 Aug||26 Aug||27 Aug||28 Aug||29 Aug||30 Aug||31 Aug|
|Oxford Circus Station||1||Central - Bakerloo - Victoria||0.09 miles|
|Bond Street Station||1||Central - Jubilee||0.56 miles|
|Piccadilly Circus Station||1||Bakerloo - Piccadilly||0.71 miles|
|Tottenham Court Road Station||1||Central - Northern||0.77 miles|
|Goodge Street Station||1||Northern||0.83 miles|
|Charing Cross London Station||1.38 miles|
|London Euston Station||1.66 miles|
|London Marylebone Station||1.71 miles|
|London St Pancras Station||2.10 miles|
|London Victoria Station||2.15 miles|