Victoria Hotels

Featured Hotels near Victoria

Sheraton Belgravia, London
Sheraton Belgravia
(0.9 km from station)

Guest Rating: 100%
Nestled in a leafy square, The Sheraton Belgravia is located in the heart of London's most exclusive residential district and is just a five minute walk to the fashionable stores of Knightsbridge, Slo...

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park London

Guest Rating: 100%
The hotel is located in the heart of fashionable Knightsbridge, overlooking Hyde Park. The famous Harrods store is just a five minute walk away. The medium sized rooms all overlooking Knightsbridge a...

Victoria Park Plaza, London
Victoria Park Plaza
(400 metres from station)

Guest Rating: 90%
The Park Plaza Victoria London is a somewhat swish modern 4 star in the heart of central London Victoria, with easy access to all the main sights of the city. Top notch facilities include free universal WiFi, a contemporary fitness centre, well-equipped business centre and AA accredited restaurant and bar.

Dorchester, London
(1.3 km from station)

Guest Rating: 91%
Renowned and revered, The Dorchester London is one of the city’s most exclusive and luxurious hotels. Situated on the opulent Park Lane and overlooking Hyde Park, the hotel can claim to some of the most stunning surroundings and excellent facilities you’ll find in London.

Corinthia Hotel London
Corinthia Hotel London
(1.6 km from station)

Guest Rating: 91%
Location. Located in central London, Corinthia Hotel London is a business friendly hotel within walking distance of Benjamin Franklin House, Banqueting House, and Trafalgar Square. Ad...

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About Victoria

Victoria is a popular residential and commercial area immediately south of Buckingham Palace and surrounding Victoria Station. Victoria, like Waterloo, is largely known as a central transport hub. The train station is the second busiest in London, and sits right next to the coach station, from which the National Express services the entire country. Consequently, Victoria hotels can be busy places, and the traffic can be thick, but they're also a great base from which to explore London and, if you so choose, the rest of the country. Nearby attractions include Buckingham Palace, Westminster, Hyde Park, and the shopping and finery of Kensington and Knightsbridge. A little further away from the station, Victoria quickly becomes quieter, and probably one of the nice residential areas in central London.

Of the Victoria hotels, Rubens at the Palace is closest to the station, though it understandably prefers to focus on its proximity to Buckingham Palace. Rubens is a plush, very British four star hotel with a view of the royal mews where the royal horses and carriages are kept. The hotel is also unusually keen on pets, offering a custom experience involving toys, beds, grooming and walking services.

For seekers of luxury, the area boast two five star establishments. Hotel 41 claims to be London’s smallest boutique hotel, but at 30 rooms, probably isn’t. However, it is gorgeously stylised and designed in black and white tiles and shining antique wood, with a range of delightful amenities including unlimited complimentary access to a delicious pantry. The Goring is an ancient family business, less stylish than 41 but incredibly plush and classy, with a lovely garden and levels of service supposedly “unparalleled in the British Isles.”

For competitive rates, more prosaic options in the area include the two star Harcourt, and the University of Westminster’s Wigram House, which is usually student accommodation, but does at least offer its guests a shared kitchen and a mysterious “boxed breakfast.”

Victoria train station services much of the south, including Brighton, Canterbury and Gatwick Airport, and the nearby coach station sends excruciating National Express services all over the country. The underground station sits between St. James’s Park and Sloane Square on the Circle and District Lines, and between Pimlico and Green Park on the Victoria Line.

Victoria Tube Station

Victoria is a major transport hub in the City of Westminster with an underground station, a railway station and a coach station making up the complex. The underground station is however the focus of this particular article.

Victoria tube station is located on three lines, between Sloane Square and St James's Park on the Circle and District lines and between Pimlico and Green Park on the Victoria line. The station is situated within Travelcard Zone 1.

London Victoria is the busiest station on the London Underground system, serving up to 80 million people annually. The station was first opened on Christmas Eve 1868, and there are future plans in place to make Victoria a stop on the proposed Chelsea-Hackney line, also called Crossrail 2. There is also a major upgrade plan to make the occasional overcrowding problems disappear, which will be due in 2014.

Attractions Near London Victoria

Victoria's enviable central London location in the City of Westminster means it is very well located for sightseeing and viewing attractions. Just a five minute walk from the station is the grand Westminster cathedral, which is well worth a visit.

If the monarch were to take public transport, (a purely hypothetical assertion for obvious reasons!) then London Victoria would more than likely be her place to go, it being very close to her Buckingham Palace residence.The palace is a must-see when visiting London and in the summer months the State Rooms are thrown open to the public, which makes for an extremely interesting visit.

In a wider way, Victoria also serves the City of Westminster itself, which is extremely valuable as it contains a large chunk of the West End, the seat of British government and also, as seen above, Royal palaces and Whitehall. In all, London Victoria, rail or tube, is a great gateway to the nation's capital.

Restaurants And Bars Near London Victoria

As is the case with much of London, the variety of cuisine available to people near to Victoria station is mind-boggling. Worthy of mention are the Victoria Thai restaurant and the Goya Belgravia, the latter of which serves excellent authentic Spanish dishes in as much a Mediterranean atmosphere as can be mustered in central London! Victoria is also close to many chain restaurants, such as Pizza Hut, Pizza Express, Bella Italia and there is not one but two Nandos!

Similarly, the range of nightspots and pubs are wide ranging and numerous.

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Rubens At The Palace0.1km
Forty One0.1km
Thistle Westminster0.1km
The Grosvenor (Formerly Thistle Victoria)0.3km
Hotel 410.3km
University of Westminster Wigram House0.4km
Tophams Hotel0.4km
New England Hotel0.4km
51 Buckingham Gate Luxury Suites and Apartments0.4km
DoubleTree by Hilton London Victoria0.4km
Crowne Plaza London St James0.4km
Victoria Park Plaza0.4km
Chester Hotel0.5km
Premier Inn London Victoria0.5km
Belgrave House Hotel0.5km
Jolly St Ermin's Hotel0.5km
Comfort Inn Victoria0.5km
Wellington Hotel0.6km