Accommodation close to Belvedere Road
E1W 1LD, London, St Katherines' Way
Nestled between the River Thames and St Katherine’s Dock, and next to Tower Bridge, The Tower Hotel offers ideal location, a restaurant, a bar and a fitness centre. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout. Each room... read more
£ 74.25View Rates
EC3N 4DJ, London, 40 trinity square
citizenM Tower of London is located directly above Tower Hill Underground Station. Offering spectacular views on the river Thames, Tower of London and Tower Bridge, citizenM offers 370 luxury fitted rooms and a food and... read more
£ 89.00View Rates
W1T 5AY, London, 130 Tottenham Court Road
In London's vibrant West End, Radisson Blu Edwardian, Grafton offers luxury, boutique accommodation on Tottenham Court Road. The stylish hotel has a modern restaurant and free WiFi. The sumptuous rooms are furnished with custom-made wall... read more
£ 109.00View Rates
WC1A 2SD, London, Bloomsbury Way
In London's Bloomsbury area, The Kingsley is a 4-minute walk from Holborn Underground Station.The Shaftesbury Theatre is located 0.2 miles from the property and free Wi-Fi is available throughout. All of the spacious en suite... read more
£ 109.50View Rates
SE1 7DP, London, 6 Hercules Road
Offering a restaurant, Park Plaza London Waterloo is located in London, a short walk from Lambeth North underground station and less than a 10-minute walk from Westminster Bridge and the London Eye on the South... read more
£ 111.75View Rates
SW1H 9LA, London, 33 Tothill Street
Located in the capital's iconic Westminster district, The Sanctuary House Hotel is less than 5 minutes' walk from historic Westminster Abbey, the famous Houses of Parliament, and Big Ben. The grand Victorian hotel features a... read more
£ 130.00View Rates
W1D 6BZ, London, 39 Coventry Street
Thistle Piccadilly is located in the heart of London, at the doorstep of the city’s iconic Piccadilly Circus, Chinatown and Leicester Square. Trafalgar Square and Oxford Street are less than 10 minutes away on foot... read more
£ 131.25View Rates
SE1 7RY, London, 1 Addington Street
Situated on London's South Bank, this modern and family-friendly hotel is just a few minutes’ walk from the River Thames and London Eye. The Park Plaza County Hall London offers a health club, gym, and... read more
£ 134.25View Rates
WC2A 3JW, London, 61 Lincoln's Inn Fields
Just 300 metres from Holborn Underground Station, this hotel has an outdoor terrace which overlooks Lincoln's Inn Fields. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the hotel, and each en suite room includes a desk with... read more
£ 138.24View Rates
SW1V 1EQ, London, 239 Vauxhall Bridge Road
Park Plaza Victoria Hotel features a modern spa, stylish cocktail bar and large luxury bedrooms. Situated in lively Victoria, the hotel is a 2-minute walk from Victoria Station, and a 5-minute' walk from Buckingham Palace.... read more
SE1 7UT, London, Westminster Bridge Road
Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London is set opposite the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, on the South Bank. It is less than a 5-minute walk from the London Eye, the Aquarium, restaurants and theatres.... read more
WC1B 3QD, London, 9-13 Bloomsbury Street, Nr Covent Garden
Located just 100 metres from the British Museum and less than a 10-minute walk from Covent Garden and Soho, 4-star Radisson Blu Edwardian, Bloomsbury Street offers a modern gym, restaurant and free high-speed WiFi. Oxford... read more
W1D 6EX, London, 65-73 Shaftesbury Avenue
In the heart of London’s Theatreland, The Piccadilly London West End is just 300 metres from Leicester Square. The 5-star hotel has a fitness centre and boutique bedrooms with free WiFi. Each stylish room has... read more
£ 157.00View Rates
SW1E 6AF, London, 41-54 Buckingham Gate
With a luxury spa and tranquil courtyard garden, St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel, London offers 4-star rooms, free WiFi and 3 restaurants. Buckingham Palace can be reached in a short walk. The spacious, elegant... read more
£ 172.50View Rates
WC2H 7LH, London, 31-36 Leicester Square
With a modern fitness centre and impressive city views, the 5-star Radisson Blu Edwardian, Hampshire has luxury bedrooms and free WiFi throughout the property. The hotel is situated on Leicester Square, in the heart of... read more
£ 201.60View Rates
W1J 7EH, London, 34-36 Clarges Street, Mayfair
Set in the heart of Mayfair in London’s West End, Park Lane Apartments - Clarges Street features free Wi-Fi. They are located just 2 minutes’ walk from Curzon Street and Green Park. A fully equipped... read more
£ 250.00View Rates
SW1A 1NJ, London, St James's Place
Just off Piccadilly and next to Green Park, The Stafford London is elegant, central, peaceful and charming. Alive with English character, it holds 5 AA Red Stars for its excellence and offers free Wi-Fi. The... read more
£ 324.75View Rates
W1B 1JA, London, Portland Place
Located at the top of Regent Street, the prestigious Langham offers an award-winning glamorous bar, Artesian, and a stylish restaurant, Roux at the Landau. Free WiFi is available and Oxford Circus tube station is just... read more
£ 340.00View Rates
W1J 5JQ, London, Shaw House, 6 Chesterfield Street
In a period building that was originally the home of famous author William Somerset Maugham, these luxurious serviced apartments offer free Wi-Fi and a free daily Times newspaper. Park Lane Apartments are in the heart... read more
£ 350.00View Rates
SW1X 7RN, London, 101 Knightsbridge
The Park Tower Knightsbridge, a Luxury Collection Hotel is a 5-star hotel located in the heart of Knightsbridge, just next door to Harvey Nichols and Hyde Park, and a short walk away from Harrods and... read more
£ 359.10View Rates
Easily accessible by the tube (London Underground)
London Southbank centre is easily accessible by the tube (London Underground). The closest stations are Waterford and Embankment. There is parking available but it can be challenging to find if you are coming on a day with some particular popular shows or events playing. You can also use buses or taxis to get to the tube, but you may find it hard to hail a cab after a particularly popular show or event.
It is also the home venue of a number of the world’s best artistic troupes including the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Sinfonietta. It has fantastic acoustical properties so it is a great place to hear the best musicians in the world performing some of the world’s most spectacular music pieces. The venue houses both paid and free events through the year and is a fantastic place to explore as the venues are beautiful and showcase their position in the centre of one of the world’s most famous city centre.
The Southbank Centre is also next to the British Film Institute and National Theatre which means you can spend a whole day or even weekend getting your fill of culture. It is also surrounding by funky cafes, restaurants and bars so that you can refuel after a long day of seeing the sites and enjoying London shows. After dark, the Southbank centre turns into a hub for skateboarders so if you want to continue the fun after the shows, you can sit and watch the skateboarders do their tricks. The Southbank Centre is known as the birthplace of British skateboarding and has a dynamic skate scene.
Royal Festival Hall : concert and dance venue with 2,500 seats.
Queen Elizabeth Hall QEH : music venue, concert hall with 900 seats.
Hayward Gallery : art gallery.
Nearest railway and underground station ?
Underground and Rail Stations: Waterloo, Embankment, Charing Cross, Waterloo East.
Buses stop on Waterloo Bridge, on York Road, on Belvedere Road and on Stamford Street.
While the arts are traditionally more targetted to the adult members of society, the Southbank centre has also made a point of running events that suit all members of the family including children oriented music events where the kids can get involved and see how music is made. These shows in the Royal Festival Hall or Queen Elizabeth Hall are very popular so be sure to book ahead to make sure that you and your kids get a seat to the best shows.
Some of the tickets can be expensive, but most groups release ‘rush tix’ which are cheap tickets released on the day. These are traditionally for students and low-income earners but many websites now offer them to anyone who signs up so be sure to sign up to the email newsletters so you can jump on any great deals.
Several other hotel, bed and breakfast (guest houses) or apartment accommodations can be found around the Southbank Centre such as Premier Inn London County Hall and Park Plaza hotel Westminster Bridge.
Location – Where is ?
Name : Southbank Centre
Location : on the South Bank of the River Thames (between County Hall and Waterloo Bridge) in London UK. Only a short walk away from Covent Garden and Westminster.
There are some great guides on the Southbank Centre showcasing the details of the building you may miss when strolling to an event and these are well worth downloading and reviewing before you visit the complex.
Tel : +44 844 875 0073
Main Buildings : the Royal Festival Hall, the Purcell Room, the Queen Elizabeth and the Hayward Gallery.
Capacity : Royal Festival Hall 2,500 seated, QEH 900 seats and the Purcell Room 360 seats.
Nearest Hotels : on the South Bank of the River Thames close to Waterloo Station in London.
Nearby Attractions and Sights Belvedere Rd SE1 8XX area
Primrose Hill (Primrose Hill Road, London NW3, England): enjoy an amazing view of the city on top of this hill. Afterwards walk down the hill and spend some time in Regent’s park.
The London Eye (South Bank of the river Thames opposite the Houses of Parliament): Ride the London Eye for the best views. You will have breathtaking views of St Paul’s Cathedral and the river. Site of the annual New Year’s Eve fireworks display.
Sea Life London Aquarium (Westminster Bridge Road, County Hall, London SE1 7PB): explore underwater marine life and a huge variety of creatures. A great family attraction.
London Rib Voyages (The London Eye Millennium Pier, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7PB): exhilarating sightseeing speedboats on the river Thames. First part is about the history around until you’ll pass the Tower Bridge. The thrill ride after Tower Bridge is fantastic!