Lace up your walking shoes to see London’s top attractions
Located on the South Bank of the River Thames in London's borough of Lambeth, Plaza on the River is within walking and driving distance of some of the city's best-loved attractions, including the London Eye, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. Walk to the Vauxhall Underground and rail stations and enjoy easy access to the entire city. Spend a casual day shopping at Gabriel's Wharf and Oxo Tower Wharf before seeing an inspiring show at the National Theatre or taking a thrilling tour of The London Dungeon—all less than a 20-minute walk from the hotel. With a prime riverfront location, Plaza on the River is the perfect retreat during your business travel, weekend stay or romantic break. For the most up-to-date information on events in the South Bank, visit the South Bank London website.
Our hotel is convenient to the following attractions:
- Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament (20 minutes)
Three of London's most-recognized attractions lie just across Westminster Bridge.
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- British Film Institute (BFI) (20 minutes)
Attend one of the many film festivals and events held at the BFI Southbank, or simply explore the Mezzanine's exhibits featuring posters, costumes and props from British films.
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- Gabriel's Wharf and Oxo Tower Wharf (20 minutes)
Present your hotel key card at these riverfront shopping centres for a 15% discount at participating shops.
- Imperial War Museum (15 minutes)
Tour this museum showcasing war memorabilia, art and artefacts from the conflicts that shaped modern life, starting with the First World War.
T: +44 (0) 20 7416 5000
- SEA LIFE London Aquarium (15 minutes)
Located inside the County Hall exhibit, this aquarium is home to one of Europe's largest collections of underwater creatures.
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- Shrek's Adventure! London (3 minutes)
Step into the kingdom of Far Far Away at this unique walk-through attraction.
T: +44 (0) 87 1221 2837
- Coca-Cola London Eye (15 minutes)
At 135 metres high, the London Eye is one of the world’s tallest observation wheels. Located on the bank of the River Thames in Central London, it offers unrivalled views of the city.
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- National Portrait Gallery (35 minutes)
The National Portrait Gallery overlooks Trafalgar Square, directly opposite the river from Park Plaza County Hall London.
T: +44 (0) 20 7306 0055
- National Theatre (25 minutes)
Whether you're a fan of Shakespeare, musicals or modern plays, the National Theatre has a show for you.
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- Shakespeare's Globe (35 minutes)
The present Globe theatre, located next to the Tate Modern, is a careful reconstruction of the original theatre in which William Shakespeare wrote many of his plays.
T: +44 (0) 20 7902 1400
- Tate Modern (35 minutes)
See a selection of the finest contemporary and modern international artwork at Tate Modern.
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- The London Dungeon (15 minutes)
Actors, special effects and rides transport you through more than 1,000 years of London's lesser-known history.
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- International Maritime Organization
- London Philharmonic Orchestra