Accommodation close to Haymarket, St. James’s SW1Y 4QR
Spend a few days in London and catch one of the world’s most thrilling musical shows at Her Majesty’s Theatre. You’ll find lots of cheap accommodation to choose from in the West End and tempting deals on hotels in the Haymarket area.
Her Majesty’s present building was designed by Charles J. Phipps in 1897 and manager Hector Beerbohm Tree established the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts there upon its completion. The theatre is conveniently located in the heart of London’s West End and it’s close to some of the capital’s leading luxury hotels. You’ll also find lots of affordable bed and breakfast accommodation nearby, particularly if you look a little further afield.
In the 1920s and 30s, the venue presented lavish Shakespeare productions and many premieres. Musical shows by notable playwrights like Noel Coward and George Bernard Show were first presented to the public there. Even then, theatregoers took advantage of the hotels and cheap rooms in b&b establishments close to Haymarket, Covent Garden and Soho.
Today, Her Majesty’s is famous for Phantom of the Opera; the Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber Musical has played continually since it opened back in 1986. It’s one of the most popular shows in the world; a classic love story based on the original tale by Gaston Leroux and transformed by the music of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. With so many great deals throughout the year, it has never been easier to find a bed and breakfast and organise a weekend in the capital.
Her Majesty’s Theatre is theatre located in West End London. The theatre, a 1200 seat music venue, is now the home of the Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical show The Phantom of the Opera.
The play is based on Gaston Leroux’s gothic novel, which is a tragic love story of a beautiful opera singer and a young composer shamed by his physical appearance. The music is from Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lyrics by Charles Hart.
Accommodation close to Haymarket Street
Find the best offers or book in advance to enjoy the lowest rates on accommodation near the theatre. A bed and breakfast hotel is ideal for couples or singles while families may prefer one of the top West End hotels. Whether you want a room for a weekend or longer, you’ll find deals to suit your budget.
Picadilly, Charing Cross and Leicester Square Underground stations are all within walking distance of Her Majesty’s. A cosy b&b is also a great base for shopping trips – just hop on the 12, 13, 88 or 139 for Oxford Circus and stores like Selfridges and Top Shop. Your rooms are also close to some of the city’s top attractions so be sure to visit the National Gallery or the British Museum. Both are within walking distance of accommodation near the theatre.
Catch one of the most fabulous musical shows in the world and save on the cost of your trip with the best offer on a b&b in the Haymarket area. Your sure to leave with wonderful memories of Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesty’s and perhaps it will tempt you to take a look at other events. See a show at the Royal Albert Hall, take a turn on the London Eye or visit ZSL London Zoo, the possibilities are endless when you have so many cheap hotels at your fingertips.
Some Additional Information
Architect : Charles J. Phipps
Owned by Really Useful Theatres Group
Nearest railway and underground station from Her Majesty’s Theatre ?
Nearest underground station is Piccadilly Circus (Picadilly/Bakerloo lines).
Charing Cross railway station is the nearest National Rail Station.
What to do and see nearby
Stephen Whiltshire Gallery (5 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, London SW1Y 4UY, England): gallery displaying artworks created by Stephen Wiltshire MBE.
National Gallery (Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN, England /Mayfair /St James’s /Piccadilly /Green Park): huge museum showcasing collections of paintings from various Era and parts of the world. Free admission.
Trafalgar Square (Centre of the City, SW1A England /Mayfair / St James’s / Piccadilly / Green Park): large public square and landmark in central London. At its centre is Nelson’s Column, guarded by 4 lions. Popular during the holidays are the lighting ceremony of a Christmas tree and the New Year’s Eve celebrations.
Guildhall (London, England /Westminster /Belgravia): building off Gresham and Basinghall streets. Inside you will find interesting statues, stain glass, and murals.