London's new architectural icon is the 310 metres high Shard and the surrounding London Bridge area is set to be a new hub for London business and tourist travellers. Aside from the five star hotels inside The Shard itself, there's good value budget hotels nearby. Here we let you know a little about The Shard itself and some top hotel and guest house tips in the locale.
The Shard London
Towering above the London skyline and cutting a truly awesome figure is The Shard, a stunning 95 storey skyscraper clad entirely with glass. The Shard stands at over 1,000 feet tall making it the second tallest building in Europe. It’s the newest addition to the skyline and without doubt it’s the most striking. It’s also one that you’ll see anywhere you have a view across London. The Shard’s open air observatory deck dubbed View From The Shard will give you the most amazing views over the capital and out into the surrounding areas. It’s truly breathtaking from the top! You can look along the Thames to see major London attractions like the Tower of London and the London Eye, as well as iconic buildings like the Gherkin. Whilst in the area you can visit other famous attractions like Borough Market and the Globe.
Hotels near The Shard London
The Shard is located in an area that is very popular for visitors to the capital and there are plenty of good hotels near the Shard London. Whether you’re coming to London on business or pleasure you’ll find a hotel within a short distance of London’s newest architectural accomplishment. If you’re looking for cheap hotels near The Shard, London accommodation like Bankside House, the Bridge Hotel London and the Holiday Inn Express Southwark are ideal. There are also plenty of hostels and apartments nearby, including Bankside Apartments and Rest Up London. Whether you’re looking to book a hotel or bed and breakfast near The Shard London, simply click here for heavily discounted prices and instant booking.