4 star urban cool hotel
18-21 Charterhouse Square, Farringdon, EC1M 6AHShow on map
This distinctive 4-Star hotel is in the fashionable area of Smithfield just north of the City of London. It is very close to Charterhouse Square – a pleasant historic green space – and also a short... Read More »
7-21 Goswell Road, Barbican, EC1M 7AHShow on map
Citadines Barbican's conveniently located and inexpensive serviced studios and apartments provide easy access to the City of London and its environs. A few minutes' walk from Barbican Underground Station,... Read More »
15 West Smithfield, St Pauls, EC1A 9HYShow on map
These serviced apartments, convenient for doing business in the City of London, are close to several stations. Farringdon, Barbican, City Thameslink and St Paul’s stations are all 0.3 miles away.... Read More »
4 star classic hotel
12 Peters Lane, , Clerkenwell, EC1M 6DSShow on map
Close to the City of London and a short tube ride from the West End, this eclectic hotel is 0.1 miles from Farringdon Station - a mainline railway station served by First Capital Connect trains from Brighton... Read More »
5 star city chic deluxe hotel
52 Chiswell Street, Barbican, EC1Y 4SDShow on map
Montcalm City Hotel London is 0.3 miles from the Barbican Centre – Europe’s largest arts centre and home to the London Symphony Orchestra as well as housing theatres, art galleries, cinemas,... Read More »
4 star modern hotel
86-88 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, EC1M 5RJShow on map
“The Zetter offers stylish interiors close to the City”The Zetter Hotel is a 59 room, 4 star contemporary hotel which is located in Farringdon in the City of London. This lies in Zone 1 of the... Read More »
Apartment - 4* contemporary
30 Greville Street, Farringdon, EC1N 8AFShow on map
These serviced apartments are in a new 5-Star, environmentally friendly development in a part of London that is well known for design studios, creative industries and jewellers. Hatton Garden, famous for the... Read More »
Apartment - 4* contemporary
66 Turnmill Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M 5RRShow on map
Blueprint Living offers a range of fabulous apartments in the centre of London's business and financial district; 66 Turnmill Street is a modern building set amongst the sleek offices and ancient monuments of... Read More »
4 star modern hotel
24 Ludgate Hill, St Pauls, EC4M 7DRShow on map
"Stay at your own club in the City of London for the perfect base from which to do business" In the City of London, Club Quarters St Pauls is a superb place for corporate travellers to stay. Club Quarters are... Read More »
Search for cheap hotels near Barbican
The Barbican is a world famous arts centre located at Silk Street EC2Y 8DS, close to Aldersgate Street EC1 and London Wall EC2.
The Barbican was constructed in the 1970's and was officially opened in March 1982 by Queen Elizabeth II. The Barbican, Europe's largest multi-arts complex, is home to three cinemas, a theatre and bookshop, as well as a variety of bars and restaurants. There is a great deal to see in the spacious Barbican complex, from performances by key figures in classical and jazz music to displays from contemporary and established artists, in the diverse Barbican Art Gallery.
Hotels near the Barbican are upmarket and cater for the business person visiting the City of London financial district. If you are staying several days or more then you may consider the Minc Apartments on Cock Lane, just a few hundred metres from the Barbican. The Rookery Hotel is also very close to the Barbican and also offers easy access to the Bank of England, St Pauls Cathedral, the Old Bailey and the Inns of Court. This is a traditional styled hotel with only 33 bedrooms so personal service is high on the agenda.
The Barbican Theatre hosts a wide range of performances throughout the year, from musical events to family shows. Visitors should look out for online discounts and the special rates often made available for children. The Barbican, which is home to the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) hosts a varied programme of concerts from artists from a variety of musical genres. The cinemas at the Barbican show mainstream releases as well as themed films that tackle different subjects. The specialist films screened at the Barbican change every month. The Barbican cinemas all offer discounted tickets each Monday and there are regular family film screenings and workshops held at weekends.
The Barbican is also home to a book and music shop with an extensive collection of classical, jazz and world music on sale. The Barbican Library is also located within the Barbican complex, which also houses a number of bars and eating establishments, including the Searcy's restaurant. Searcy's provides contemporary British cuisine with a strong Mediterranean influence, under the guidance of renowned head chef Jane Collins. Other places to dine within the Barbican complex include the Balcony Bistro, which serves quality European dishes from a regularly changing menu and the Waterside Cafe, where guests can enjoy a drink or snack next to the lake here, which has water fountains and ornamental fish on display.
The Barbican is close to a number of places of interest within the City of London, such as the popular Museum of London (450m south-west) and the Guildhall (500m south). The Barbican is also within walking distance of the Bank of England headquarters, Mansion House and the Royal Exchange, all located close to Bank Station, 800m south-east.
The Barbican benefits from superb transport links due to its central location near stations such as St Paul's (600m south) and Liverpool Street, which provides London Underground and rail services, including the Stansted Express (700m east). Barbican Underground Station, which provides Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan line services, is located 300m west of the Barbican on Aldersgate Street and Long Lane EC1. There are 4 car parks at the Barbican, which also provides free phones to order taxis at various points inside the complex. Buses services to the Barbican include the 55 and 43 routes. The City Thameslink Station, which runs services to destinations including Kings Cross and London Bridge, is located 700m south-west of the Barbican on Ludgate Hill EC4.