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Just moments from Central London, the Ibis Blackfriars is a 297 room, 3 star hotel that is situated very close to the capital’s main attractions.
Visitors are perfectly placed in order to explore the wonder of London as well as the host of attractions in the local area. These include the Houses of Parliament not to mention Westminster Abbey which was the place of the wedding between Catherine Middleton and HRH Prince William. In addition to this why not take a journey on the London Eye. You will have the chance to go in your own pod and take in magnificent views of the capital’s skyline. Meanwhile, there are a host of shops, bars and restaurants to choose from which offer a wealth of international cuisine. This includes Japanese, Chinese, Indian, Italian and many more. Among these venues check out Skylon which is located in the Royal Festival Hall. This boasts stunning vistas of the River Thames and serves up a mean array of great dishes. If you are an art lover then you are definitely in the right place. This is thanks to the wide variety of galleries in the area such as the Tate Modern. Considered to be the most popular art venue in the world, the Tate Modern is frequented by millions of people each and every year. It is just 10 minutes to reach it on foot. There are certainly plenty of expositions to keep you busy during your stay. Other highlights in the local area include The Royal Festival Hall, the Hayward Gallery and the Shakespeare Globe Theatre. If you are still hungry then you can enjoy the mammoth selection of gastro-pubs and up market restaurants that dot the riverbank.
The Ibis Blackfriars Hotel benefits from a reception which is available 24 hours a day. It provides modern and contemporary bedrooms which feature en suite bathroom facilities, a flat screen television with choice of channels as well as an iPod dock. All of the rooms offer magnificent views across the city whilst you can take advantage of ironing facilities and complimentary toiletry products. The restaurant here is called Fogg’s and delivers a selection of modern cuisine to tempt hungry diners. There is free wireless internet access available throughout the entire hotel with no additional charge. There are no parking facilities on site.
When it comes to direct transport links, this hotel is well equipped thanks to being just a 5 minute walk away from Waterloo Station. This lies in Zone 1 of the underground station and is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee and Northern lines. If you go on the Jubilee line you will be able to access the 300 plus shops situated in Oxford Street in less than 15 minutes. Another station within easy reach is Southwark. This also lies In Zone 1 of the underground system and is served by the Northern line. The nearest rail station is Waterloo where visitors can travel to a number of destinations in the south of the country such as Kingston, Twickenham and Portsmouth to name but a few.