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Here are activities & nearby places we recommend for your visit

Visiting us in Spring?

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Here are activities & nearby places we recommend in March - May

This is the time every year when London blooms to life. After the chillier and darker days of winter, you can enjoy the longer daylight hours, filling up your stay in the city with a range of unique activities. Click the panels below to start planning your trip.

Visiting us in Summer?

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Here are activities & nearby places we recommend in June - August

London is a popular tourist destination in summer, with long sunny days to fill with fun, there is plenty to see and do. Book your stay with us to be in the heart of the city and well-connected to all the best hotspots. Click the panels below for insider tips.

Visiting us in Autumn?

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Here are activities & nearby places we recommend in September - November

Autumn offers the best of both worlds in London. The sun is warm in the day, lighting up the shimmering gold on Big Ben and windows on the Shard. Then welcome in the cooler nights, by visiting the theatre with your loved ones. There are plenty of sights to see! We'll be here to share insider tips and a homely space to relax. Click the panels below to start planning.

Visiting us in Winter?

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Here are activities & nearby places we recommend in December - February

Winter is a magical time in the English capital. The days may be darker but the glistening shop windows make up for it, lining the streets. The sweet scent of baked goods and hot chocolate rises up out of cafes and market stalls. There is plenty to see and do, from ice skating to dining, or visiting the theatre. Click the panels to plan your London winter trip.
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Embrace Spring

London is picture perfect in spring, especially as the cherry blossoms and wisteria start to flourish. We recommend taking a walk around our creative neighbourhood of Bloomsbury, which is buzzing with local artists and boutique bookshops. After a long day of exploring, relax on the terrace at Woolf & Whistle bar which overlooks leafy Tavistock Square.

Charles Dickens once lived in the neighbourhood, there is even a nearby museum in his honour. All our properties are a stone's throw from the British Museum too, a must-see attraction in spring for all the family.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you're wondering how to make the most of October Half Term with your children, family-friendly Imperial London Hotels has the best suggestions and accommodation for spending quality time together. 

Make a visit to famous museums, choose from the nearby Science Museum, British Museum, Natural History Museum or art galleries depending on your family's interests. Don't forget to sign up to our membership to get the best price for your central London stay.

Book the best accommodation here for your autumn hotel breaks: book your family room.
London weather is pleasant in the autumn months. It can be warm, especially in September. In October a jacket will be needed as the breeze gets cooler but a thick winter coat won't be needed. November can be changeable, with the temperature dropping and rain showers likely. A thicker waterproof coat is worth packing for your London trip. 
Halloween is a brilliant excuse to dress up in costumes and experiment with face paints. At Imperial London Hotels we love to decorate our reception lobbies, creating the perfect backdrop for spooky selfies. 

If you're going out and about to look at London's decorations, the Library Bar at Morton Hotel is particularly atmospheric this time of year. The original Victorian feature fireplace is adorned in fake spiderwebs. Or visit Botanica, in Bedford Hotel and admire the pumpkin displays whilst enjoying a cocktail with your loved ones.
On 5th November every year, Bonfire Night is celebrated in the U.K. It originates from the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, when Guy Fawkes tried to explode the Houses of Parliament. It's worth booking tickets in advance to see the impressive firework display at Battersea Park or on the hill at Alexandra Palace. 
Looking for the best Indian food in London? Then visit Poppadom, at Tavistock Hotel, a hidden gem Indian restaurant - serving up delicious Anglo-Indian dishes that warm the soul. To secure your table: book here.