The apartments of 196 Bishopsgate offer self-contained accommodation for guests visiting the city on both long term and short term. They each have a marble bathroom, fully equipped kitchen and a separate dining area complete with an entertainment system.
The apartments come in various different guises from the cosy studio apartments, which are ideal for lone travellers, through to the larger two bed apartments and the penthouse apartment, which is spread out over two floors and perfect for entertaining guests. The sizes and shapes of the apartments vary depending on which type they are - the one bed executive apartment has a large, central reception area, whilst the two bed apartment has its second bedroom on a separate floor.
The property is staffed as a normal hotel would be, offering various services such as secretarial services, laundry services and even a grocery shopping service at an additional cost. The staff will be happy to recommend things for you to do around London during your stay. Those who have a fitness regime that they like to maintain will be pleased to learn that the hotel has its own fitness facilities in the form of Fitness First, a reputable chain of fitness venues.
196 Bishopsgate is located in the centre of London's square mile, which is the city's main financial district, making it ideal for those staying in the capital on extended business who may even find themselves within walking distance of their place of work. The nearest tube station is Liverpool Street, which is just a 5 minute walk from the hotel and serviced by the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan Lines, making it fairly easy to travel to most places within the city. The artsy area of South Bank is just across the river, whilst Covent Garden, Oxford Street and TheatreLand aren't too far to the west of the hotel.
Central London. Nearset tube station is Liverpool Street on the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan Lines.
WiFi - 24 hour reception - airport transfer - secretarial services - fitness facilities - grocery shopping service - laundry/dry cleaning service - mobile phone rental - maid service
en-suite marble bathroom - fully equipped kitchen - separate dining area - LCD HD television - DVD player - CD player - telephone - alarm clock radio - satellite channels - cooker - microwave oven - fridge - freezer - dishwasher - kettle - toaster - kitchen utensils - trouser press - washing machine - tumble dryer - electronic safe - ironing facilities
Guests arriving to the city by air can take the appropriate express service from their airport to the city centre. The Heathrow Express takes about 15 minutes to get to Paddington station, whilst the Gatwick Express takes 30 to get to Victoria. From either of these stations guests can take the Circle Line through to Liverpool Street. On exiting the Liverpool Street tube station guests should bear right onto Old Broad Street, taking the first right onto Liverpool Street, followed by a left onto Bishopsgate where they will shortly come across the apartments. The walk should take no longer than 5 minutes, but taxis are availble from all of the city's airports and major train stations.
Those arriving to 196 Bishopsgate by car will find that the most direct route through London's busy network of roads is to leave the M25 at Junction 30 and take the A13 towards central London. Guests should stay on the A13 until they reach Whitechapel High Street, onto which they should take a left followed by the third right onto Bevis Marks. At the end of the road guests should turn right onto the A10 Bishopsgate where they will come across the hotel very shortly. The drive should take about 15 minutes from the M25.