Where to Stay in Covent Garden London

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Updated: May 22, 2022

Staying in Covent Garden London.

Seven Dials in Covent Garden, London.

• Best Hotels in Covent Garden: Savoy (luxury) • Covent Garden Hotel (luxury) • Strand Palace (midrange) • Fielding (cheap)

Lively Covent Garden is a short walk from London’s West End theatres, Trafalgar Square and Strand. It boasts independent and designer stores, a colorful market, a mix of fine dining and casual restaurants, and traditional London pubs.

The bustling neighborhood sits between the Strand, Drury Lane, and Leicester Square and is easy to navigate on foot. It’s one of London’s best neighborhoods for first-time visitors.

Adelphi Theatre, Lyceum Theatre, Royal Opera House and London’s Film Museum are all in Covent Garden. Trafalgar Square and the National Gallery – two of the London’s biggest attractions are just over 5 minutes’ walk away.

You can stroll to Chinatown, Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus and theatres of London’s West End in less than 10 minutes.

Restaurants are a combination of mid-range and upscale with steakhouses, Mediterranean, American, Indian, Asian and French eateries nearby. Fast food outlets can be found on the Strand a few minutes away.

There are many hotels in the area ranging from budget to luxury. Airbnb also offer single, double room and apartment options close to the market and shops, and there are a handful of well-priced budget hotels close to amenities.

Transport to and from Covent Garden is plentiful. Covent Garden Underground Station on the Piccadilly Line can transport you across the city to Knightsbridge (Harrods) and Hyde Park or to King’s Cross/St. Pancras station, plus there are buses operating from nearby Strand and Trafalgar Square.

To reach London Heathrow Airport, stay on the Piccadilly line from Covent Garden Underground or take the Bakerloo line from Piccadilly Circus to London Paddington for the fast Heathrow Express train. If you’re traveling to Gatwick, buses, taxis and underground trains can transport you to Victoria Station for the non-stop Gatwick Express train.

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