Hotels near Trafalgar Square in London

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Updated: May 22, 2022
By Santorini Dave

Staying near Trafalgar Square in Central London.

Trafalgar Square with National Gallery and St Martin-in-the-Fields Church.

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Trafalgar Square is in the heart of London within a short walk of Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square, West End Theatres, Covent Garden, Chinatown, St. James’ Park, River Thames, and Buckingham Palace. It’s a great base to discover London’s main cultural attractions and entertainment venues.

The National Gallery, National Portrait Gallery, Admiralty Arch, and Nelson’s Column are all located on Trafalgar Square.

Restaurants are a mix of cafes, fast food outlets, fine dining, and family-friendly chain restaurants serving Mediterranean, British, American, Thai, and Italian food. You can find more options 5 minutes’ walk away in Piccadilly and Chinatown.

Hotels closest to Trafalgar Square are predominantly 5-star luxury, however, there are budget and mid-range options available near Covent Garden and Piccadilly.

Many buses pass through Trafalgar Square, or you can travel throughout the city by underground from Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square, Charing Cross, or Embankment.

It’s easy to reach Heathrow Airport from Trafalgar Square. Simply take the Bakerloo line to Paddington Station on the underground from Charing Cross or Piccadilly Circus. The Heathrow Express train departs from Paddington every 15 minutes.

To get to Victoria for the Gatwick Airport Express train, access Circle or District lines from Embankment Underground Station. If you’re traveling elsewhere in the UK or to Europe, King’s Cross/St Pancras train station can be reached via Leicester Square station. Buses and taxis are also readily available.

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