Our South Bank hotel puts guests minutes from Big Ben
Park Plaza London Riverbank, a Central London
hotel located on the south side of the River Thames, sits near many of London’s most legendary tourist attractions. The Houses of Parliament, the seats of England’s political authority, are just across Westminster Bridge, and the London Eye, the city’s enormous Ferris wheel, is only a 15-minute walk away. History lovers can stop by the nearby Imperial War Museum, one of London’s most-visited attractions, and arts aficionados can enjoy the famous British Film Institute. Looking for child-friendly activities? Our hotel puts you a three-minute walk from Shrek’s Adventure! London and a 15-minute walk from SEA LIFE London Aquarium.
Consider these nearby attractions for your London itinerary:
- Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament (20 minutes)
These three iconic London landmarks lie just across Westminster Bridge.
T: +44 (0) 87 0906 3773
- British Film Institute (BFI) (20 minutes)
Home to the world’s largest film archive, BFI is a must-see for movie lovers. Make sure to visit the IMAX cinema while you’re there.
T: +44 (0) 20 7928 3535
- Gabriel's Wharf and Oxo Tower Wharf (25 minutes)
Present your hotel key card to claim a 15% discount at participating shops in these retail areas.
- Imperial War Museum (15 minutes)
Occupying the old Bethlem Royal Hospital, this museum showcases a range of war-related exhibits from the First and Second World Wars and the conflicts beyond.
T: +44 (0) 20 7416 5000
- The London Dungeon (15 minutes)
Experience 1,000 years of London’s murky history in a 110-minute tour that’s filled with shocking tales, gruesome stories, hilarious jokes and spectacular re-enactments.
T: +44 (0) 87 1423 2240
- London Eye (15 minutes)
You can look out over London from the top of this towering Ferris wheel. The London Eye soars 135 metres into the air, and on a clear day you can see Windsor Castle.
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- National Portrait Gallery (35 minutes)
Overlooking Trafalgar Square, the National Portrait Gallery houses paintings of important British historical figures.
T: +44 (0) 20 7306 0055
- National Theatre (20 minutes)
With offerings ranging from the great classics to children’s theatre and modern works, the National Theatre produces performances to thrill any theatre-goer.
T: +44 (0) 20 7452 3000
- SEA LIFE London Aquarium (15 minutes)
Featuring one of the largest collections of underwater creatures in Europe, this aquarium includes coral reefs, seahorses, octopi and animals from the River Thames.
T: +44 (0) 87 1663 1678
- Shakespeare’s Globe (35 minutes)
Located next to Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe is a detailed reconstruction of the theatre where many of William Shakespeare’s plays were performed. Check the online calendar to see what’s on stage now.
T: +44 (0) 20 7902 1400
- Shrek's Adventure! London (3 minutes)
It’s a quick walk to a land Far Far Away, peopled with loveable ogres, blind mice and a donkey who can’t stop talking. See why visitors call the experience “Shrek-tacular.”
T: +44 (0) 87 1221 2837
- Tate Modern (35 minutes)
Explore international modern and contemporary art at Tate Modern. The museum also includes a bar, restaurant and shop.
T: +44 (0) 20 7887 8888