Cheap Rooms – Choosing a hotel or b&b room
The hospital has been on its present site since it opened in 1852 under the patronage of Queen Victoria, starting with just 10 beds. Having featured in several TV documentaries over the years, it received more recent fame and publicity when the hospital’s staff had a starring role in the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics (Olympic Stadium).
Accommodation near Great Ormond Street Hospital
You will find a huge range of guest rooms for the night in cheap hotels and B&B’s and other bed and breakfast accommodation within a short walking distance of the hospital. Camden is one of the more reasonably priced areas of London so you should be able to find rooms to suit your budget. The chain hotels offer reasonable bed and breakfast with a standard level of accommodation and service.
All of their rooms will have en-suite bathrooms, Wi-Fi and television. Some will have underground parking available as well. If your budget is much tighter have a look for one of the cheaper hostels available. You might like to stay in one of the serviced apartments or self-catering apartments in the area to get more of a taste of city life, even if it is only for a short while.
Some of the cheap hotels will have indoor swimming pools, maybe even a gym, whilst B&B’s are often able to offer family rooms and parking. Staying in such a historic part of the city means that your bed and breakfast accommodation might be in a charming Edwardian or Victorian building, where if you are lucky you might be able to sample a full English breakfast.
Find your cheap place to stay close to Great Ormond Street Hospital in London UK
Where is ? Located in the Borough of Camden
London is a great place to visit. With so much to see and do you are sure to leave with the most amazing photographs and memories. Getting to the city from anywhere in the world couldn’t be easier with its several airports. If you are an international visitor arriving for a holiday you will probably come in through Gatwick or London Heathrow Intl. Airport.
Being situated in the Borough of Camden gives the hospital great transport links and it is within easy walking distance of King’s Cross, Euston and St Pancras mainline railway and tube stations with their train routes to the rest of the country. The area is on the famous underground or tube system with Russell Square and Holborn stations being the nearest.
Whatever your budget, you will find getting around this amazing city easy. What to do whilst you are here? You will be spoilt for choice. Attractions, shopping, West End theatre – they are all on your doorstep. The huge and famous British Museum with its world renowned collections, especially Egyptian, Greek and Roman artifacts, is a short step away.
If your time is short here, try to see at least the Rosetta Stone, the Egyptian mummies and the glorious relics from the Anglo-Saxon Sutton Hoo burial. All of Britain’s state owned museums are free which is great for your budget.
If you have the energy it is easy to spend a whole day shopping with a wealth of contrast – Oxford Street, Regent Street, Covent Garden and for something more quirky and different, try Camden Market which is set on the beautiful Regent Canal.
In the evening head for a West End show at one of the old London theatres such as Apollo Victoria, Her Majesty’s Theatre or Queens theatre; sometimes reduced tickets can be picked up during the day. When you have seen and done everything head back to your accommodation in London to rest and relax.
Cheapest Rates – Inexpensive deals (last minute)
One of the nearest places to stay is 4 star deluxe Mercure London Bloomsbury Hotel. This great value property is close to both Holborn and Russell Square Tube stations. The air-conditioned rooms feature free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV and a rainfall shower. Mercure London Bloomsbury Hotel is less than a mile from Covent Garden, Oxford Street and Soho. The British Museum and the shops and theatres of the West End are within easy reach.
A cheap property around the hospital ground is 3 star rated The Bloomsbury Park Hotel. This inexpensive accommodation is set in a charming Edwardian building. The hotel lies between the City and the West End, close to Russell Square Tube Station. It has a restaurant, 2 bars and bright, modern guest rooms.
Another hotel located within easy distance of Great Ormond street hospital for children is The Hotel Russell. Situated adjacent to Russell Square tube station, Hotel Russell is within easy walking distance of Euston, Kings Cross and St Pancras stations, as well as the University College medical facility.
A bed and breakfast nearby is Mentone Hotel – B&B. All of the guest rooms at Mentone Hotel B&B have private en suite facilities and a TV for guests to use. A full English breakfast is provided in the morning.
Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London England UK
Name : Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH)
Great Ormond Street hospital for children is the largest centre for research and postgraduate teaching in children’s health in Europe.
It is part of both the Great Ormond Street Hospital/UCL Institute of Child Health Biomedical Research Centre and the UCL Partners academic health science centre.
Location : this world leading children’s hospital facility is located in Bloomsbury, in central London close to the West End.
Other London Children healthcare centres include the Charing Cross hospital, Kings College medical facility, St George’s and St Mary’s.
Address : Great Ormond St, London WC1N 3JH, England, United Kingdom
By Train : London Euston, King’s Cross and St Pancras are the nearest mainline rail stations, all about 15 minutes walk from the hospital. .
By Tube : The closest tube stations to GOSH are Russell Square (on the Piccadilly line) and Holborn (on the Central and Piccadilly lines).
By Bus : Various buses come within 15 minutes walk of the hospital including route numbers 7, 8, 17, 19, 25, 38, 45, 46, 55, 59, 68, 91, 168, 188, 242, 243 and 521.
Operated by : part of the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust.
Beds : >350
Sat Nav Postcode : WC1N 3JH
Region : South East England
County : Greater London
London Borough : located in the London Borough of Camden.
Tel : +44 20 7405 9200
Nearest Hotels : in central London on Lamb’s Conduit Street, Southampton Row, Kings Cross Rd, Red Lion Street, Doughty Street, and Russell Square.
Nearby Great Ormond Street – Tube Stations
Russell Square Tube Station (Bernard Street, Bloomsbury WC1N 1HX ): Busy underground station on the Piccadilly Line to Kings Cross, St Pancras Intl., and London Heathrow International Airport.
Holborn Tube Station (88-94 Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2B 6AA): Travelcard Zone 1 Station on the Central Line between Tottenham Court Road and Chancery Lane, on the Piccadilly line between Covent Garden and Russell Square.
Chancery Lane Station (High Holborn, Holborn WC1V 6DR ): Located between St. Paul’s and Holborn stations on the Central Line.