Accommodation close to hospital SE1 7EH area, Lambeth

St Thomas Hospital is in the London Borough of Lambeth, on a site historically known as the Stangate, and it is one of the largest teaching hospitals in the United Kingdom.

Next to this facility is the new Evelina Children’s Hospital. From its original site in Southwark the hospital provided free health care for the city’s residents for over 800 years. Originally dedicated to Thomas a Becket, it has been on its present site since the late 19th century. Visitors wishing to see some of the older parts of the site will find a museum in the old operating theatre across the river in Southwark.

You will find plenty of good value overnight accommodation near St Thomas and Evelina Children’s Hospital and around Waterloo Station, whether you are looking for cheap hotels, guest houses, low cost B&B’s or self catering apartments for rent.

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Choosing a hotel or b&b room

accommodation evelina children's hospitalIf your budget is really stretched, then consider one of the good value hostels as an alternative to the cheap hotels. Although basic their rooms will be clean and often have en-suite facilities. The chain hotels are, of course, represented in the area with their bed and breakfast accommodation, clean rooms, satellite TV, en-suite bathrooms and, very often, free toiletries.

Apartments, whether self-catering or serviced, provide an alternative means of staying in the capital and give a brief taste of life there. With a bit of online research you are sure to find some that are surprisingly economical.

Bed and breakfast accommodation in the city will often be housed in some beautiful old converted buildings, Edwardian or even earlier. Don’t forget the traditional B&B’s, again they are often in converted family homes and offer a friendly and welcoming place to stay for the night.

Where is ?

hotel stayGetting to the capital city couldn’t be easier with its two main international airports, Gatwick and Heathrow International Airport. Both have regular coach and train links into the city, or if you’re feeling a little more extravagant hop in a black taxi. When staying near St Thomas Hospital or the Evelina Children’s Hospital you couldn’t be more centrally placed for exploring the wonderful heart of London. Within easy reach are the Big Ben and The Mall by Buckingham Palace, which is also the finish line of the London Marathon.

You have the Waterloo Mainline Station as well as the Lambeth, Westminster and Waterloo tube or underground stations only a short walk away. The hospital is right on the River Thames and directly opposite the Palace of Westminster.

Guided tours of this seat of Parliament can be taken. As you cross Westminster Bridge, look up at Big Ben, one of the largest clock faces in the world. A pleasant day can be spent walking along the Embankment, taking in the activity on the River Thames, maybe even venturing out on a boat trip.

Before long you will come to the London Eye and the Aquarium in the old County Hall building. This fabulous aquarium is well worth a visit with its tanks that extend down through several floors. A trip on the iconic Eye as it slowly revolves gives panoramic views across the city and some amazing memories to take home.

Across Westminster Bridge and a short walk along the river is the reconstruction of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. You might be lucky enough to catch a performance here, but if not take the opportunity to explore this round theatre and visit its museum.

If the weather is kind and you want to relax outside, then London has several beautiful parks. The closest is St James, near Buckingham Palace, with its lakes and water birds.

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One of the nearest places to stay is 4 star deluxe Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel. Park Plaza Westminster Bridge is by the River Thames, not far from St Thomas hospital, The London Eye and London Waterloo Station. Westminster Tube Station is just a short walk away.

A cheap property within close distance of St Thomas and Evelina Children’s Hospital is 3 star rated Premier Inn London County Hall. Just across the river from Parliament Square, Westminster Abbey and Big Ben, Premier Inn London County Hall is a 15-minute walk from Tate Modern and Shakespeare’s Globe.

In the historical County Hall building, the modern rooms at Premier Inn feature satellite TVs and private bathrooms with free toiletries. Work desks and tea/coffee facilities are also provided.

Another cheaper hotel close by is Days Hotel Waterloo. This London hotel is a 10-minute walk from Waterloo International Station and the London Eye. Lambeth North Tube Station is a 2-minute walk away.

St Thomas’ Hospital in London England UK

Name : St Thomas’ Hospital

Location : this large NHS teaching and famous hospital facility is located in Lambeth, central London UK, not far from Waterloo Station hotels. The site is historically known as Stangate. It is directly across the river Thames from the Palace of Westminster.

It’s a large NHS teaching hospital and part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. Together with Guy’s Hospital and King’s College Hospital, it’s the location of King’s College London School of Medicine (formerly known as the GKT School of Medicine).

Located at a new building alongside St Thomas’ Hospital is Evelina Children’s Hospital.

Address : Westminster Bridge Rd, London SE1 7EH England, United Kingdom

By Train : the nearest railway stations are Waterloo, Waterloo East. Victoria train and bus station and Charing Cross stations are also close by, 20 – 30 minutes’ walk.

By Tube : the closest tube stations are Westminster tube station (a ten-minute walk across Westminster bridge), Waterloo station (tube and national rail, also a ten-minute walk) and Lambeth North underground station (another ten-minute walk).

Operated by : part of the Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Beds : >800

Sat Nav Postcode : SE1 7EH

Region : South East England

County : Greater London

London Borough : located in the London Borough of Lambeth.

Tel : +44 20 7188 7188

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Nearest Hotels : in Lambeth on Westminster Bridge Road, Addington Street, York Rd, Belvedere Road, Lambeth Road, and Albert Embankment.

Nearby Westminster Bridge – Tube Stations

Westminster Tube Station (Bridge Street, Westminster, London SW1A 2JR, United Kingdom): Busy underground station directly served by the Circle, District and Jubilee lines.

Lambeth North Tube Station (110 Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 7XG): Travelcard Zone 1 metro station, connecting to the Bakerloo Line, which run between Harrow & Wealdstone and Elephant & Castle.

Waterloo Tube Station (York Road, South Bank SE1 7LT): Underground station served by trains on the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern (Charing Cross branch) and Waterloo & City lines.