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Premier Inn London County Hall is good quality budget hotel inside the historic County Hall, in Lambeth, South London. The building was at one time the headquarters of London County Council and later the Greater London Council. The building is on the South Bank of the River Thames, north of Westminster Bridge, facing west towards Westminster. The nearest tube stations are Waterloo (0.3 miles) and Westminster (0.4 miles). London Waterloo railway station is also 0.3 miles distant. It is in Travelcard Zone 1. Mainline trains from Waterloo head towards South West London, Surrey, Berkshire and South West England.
The hotel is in a great location for those wanting to visit London’s tourist attractions and enjoy river views and green spaces. County Hall London is on the bank of the River Thames, north of Westminster Bridge in Lambeth, South London. It faces westward towards the City of Westminster.
London Sea Life Aquarium, a Namco Station amusement arcade and the London Film Museum all share the large building with the Premier Inn hotel and are well worth visiting. London Sea Life Aquarium occupies three floors with thousands of sea creatures from all over the world, including sharks in a special reef environment. The Namco Station also offers three floors of entertainment including private karaoke, bumper cars, gaming machines, techno bowling, simulators and a bar and dining area. At The London Film Museum you can see exhibitions of original costumes and props from movie history.
The London Eye, the iconic giant Ferris wheel, is practically on the hotel’s doorstep, as are Jubilee Gardens, a public park being redeveloped with mature trees and flowerbeds in time for the 2012 Olympics. The Royal Festival Hall concert and dance venue is 0.3 miles away, the Hayward Gallery arts exhibition centre is 0.4 miles away and the Florence Nightingale Museum, which chronicles the life of the woman who founded modern nursing after treating soldiers in the Crimean War, is 0.3 miles away.
Just over the river is The Palace of Westminster, better known as the Houses of Parliament, with its famous clock tower housing the bell Big Ben. Westminster Abbey is 0.5 miles from the hotel. If you fancy a delightful walk through London’s famous parks, you can start at St James’s Park (0.6 miles from the hotel), which leads on to Green Park (1.0 miles), past the Queen’s impressive official residence Buckingham Palace (1.1 miles) towards Hyde Park Corner (1.7 miles) and into Hyde Park, which is one of the largest and loveliest parks in Central London.
Premier Inn is one of the UK’s biggest hotel chains, known for offering quality accommodation at cheap prices. County Hall is a superb Edwardian Baroque building constructed in 1911, with an extremely impressive facade. Inside, the hotel facilities are modern, clean and designed for convenience. The rooms have large, comfortable beds, Fogarty duvets and pillows. All the en suites have powerful showers and most have baths. Imperial Leather shower gel is provided. During your stay you can enjoy Freeview TV, wireless internet access and a desk in case you want to work in your room. Tea and coffee making facilities are provided as well as a hair dryer. Blackout curtains at the windows will help you get a peaceful night’s sleep.
An integrated restaurant serves traditional and contemporary dishes. It offers full and continental breakfast menus as well as evening meals and light snacks and refreshments. A kid’s dinner menu is also offered. Conference facilities are available in four meeting rooms. There is a lift, family rooms and disabled access.
If you are coming by car, the hotel is inside the London Congestion Charge Zone.