London City Centre Hotel near London Eye, Top Attractions
Park Plaza County Hall is ideally situated on the south bank
of the River Thames and is adjacent to County Hall, providing easy access to some of the city's top tourist attractions. Our proximity to the London Aquarium, the London Eye, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament makes our London city centre hotel
ideal for your stay. One of the best South Bank hotels for corporate travellers
, Park Plaza County Hall is also located near a number of corporations, including Shell, Ernst & Young, ITV and Deloitte, as well as several large exhibition and entertainment venues, including the QE2, Vinopolis and the Imperial War Museum. For the most up to date information on events in the South Bank, visit South Bank London
Below follow a few nearby London attractions with estimated walking times:
- Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament (6 minutes)
Big Ben is also just across Westminster Bridge.
T: +44 (0) 870 906 3773
- BFI British Film Institute (6 minutes)
Formerly known as the National Film Theatre, the London South Bank cinema complex run by the British Film Institute is tucked away under Waterloo Bridge.
T: +44 (0) 207 928 3535
- BFI IMAX Cinema (6 minutes)
Britain's biggest cinema screen opened in 1999 at Waterloo's Bullring.
T: +44 (0) 207 199 6000
- Gabriel's Wharf and Oxo Tower Wharf (10 minutes)
A great place to shop! Park Plaza guests benefit from a 15% discount on presentation of your key card at participating shops. For more information, please visit the dedicated website.
- London Aquarium (2 minutes)
Displayed on three levels, the aquarium has hundreds of varieties of sea life and fish from all round the world, housed in one million litres of water.
T: +44 (0) 871 663 1678
- London Dungeon (2 minutes)
Discover the all new London Dungeon in our new home next to the London Eye. Bigger, better and bolder, this immersive walkthrough experience includes a full cast of brilliant actors, theatrical sets, special effects and 2 awesome rides. The London Dungeon is a unique thrill-filled 90-minute journey through over 1000 years of London’s murky past. It is the must see attraction in London in 2013.
T: +44 (0) 871 423 2240
- London Eye (2 minutes)
The London Eye is the world’s tallest observation wheel at 135m high. Located on the banks of the River Thames in Central London, it offers unrivaled views over London.
T: +44 (0) 870 990 8883
- National Portrait Gallery (20 minutes)
The National Portrait Gallery is found overlooking Trafalgar Square, directly opposite the river from Park Plaza County Hall.
T: +44 (0) 207 306 0055
- National Theatre (8 minutes)
The National Theatre presents a highly varied programme, including Shakespeare and other classics, new plays by leading contemporary playwrights, and revivals of classic musicals.
T: +44 (0) 207 452 3000
- Shakespeare's Globe Theatre (22 minutes)
The present Globe Theatre, located next to the Tate Modern, is a careful reconstruction of the original theatre of that name in and for which William Shakespeare wrote many of his plays.
T: +44 (0) 207 902 1400
- Tate Modern (20 minutes)
Created in the year 2000 from a disused power station in the heart of London, Tate Modern displays the national collection of international modern art.
T: +44 (0) 207 887 8888