Best Neighbourhoods to stay in London for Business Travel
Home to 9 million residents, London is one of the planet’s leading cities. It is an economic, cultural and tourism powerhouse. It offers 365 days a year of opportunities to explore, engage, and be entertained. A city this size can confuse the inbound traveler, leading to a form of decision-making paralysis due entirely to too much choice. To help, we’ve put together a list of the best neighbourhoods to stay in London for Business travel, as chosen by the team at Worldgo Travel Management.
Shoreditch is a district located in the central and East London. It’s notable for its stately mansions and beautiful tree-lined avenues. Shoreditch is a former working-class area, punctuated by industrial buildings and warehouses. In recent times, these warehouses and industrial buildings have been renovated and revitalized as hotels and restaurants. Some are expensive, while other hotels, like the Dictionary, are surprisingly affordable. It is a solid hotel choice, offering private rooms in the heart of London, and the best for those on a budget. In the middle, there is the CitizenM Shoreditch; a hip hotel with comfortable rooms in the middle of Shoreditch. The breakfast is very good and the lobby is a place to always remember. On the luxury end, there is the Ace Hotel Shoreditch; the most stylish hotel in Shoreditch. It has an urban luxury and it is located on Shoreditch High Street. This is a great choice for luxury travelers. Be sure to visit Old Spitalfields markets during your breaks or days off.
For those that want to stay within walking distance of the city of London but away from the noisy crowd, Southwark is the place for you. This is a district of the central London and is the northwest of London Borough of Southwark. It is centred east of Charing Cross, and in front of River Thames, and the city of London. There are many restaurants in this part of town and they have the famous Tate Modern and the indoor Borough Market. There are many hotels and places of residence that one can lodge in for the time the person is to stay in London. They have The Mad Hatter; – a great 19th-century building which is situated in between Southwark and Waterloo. This building used to be a hat factory. Here, they serve good food and the traveler will get to enjoy that quintessential Olde-English feeling. They also have at Southwark Bermondsey Square; another very good coffee shop. The rooms here are comfortable and the food is on point – and it is a walking distance of London Bridge and Tower Bridge. Also, they have The Lalit London; a stunning building. The beds here have earned rave reviews, and the breakfasts are superb.
This is an area in the southeast of England which is situated east-southeast of Charing Cross, and it is within the Royal Borough of Greenwich. For those that enjoy cozy restaurants and pubs with fewer crowds, this place is for you. There are very good places to stay, that range in price points and in services. For those seeking budget-friendly options check out St. Christopher Greenwich; quiet, private rooms and dorms, and they have good breakfasts. For those that want luxury, check out the DoubleTree by Hilton Greenwich.