The Christmas season brings along with it a list longer than most of us might like of things to do, buy, and prepare ahead of the festivities. Rather than rush around getting stressed, why not do things differently this year? Start a new seasonal tradition and get the bulk of your Christmas prep out of the way with a festive weekend stay in Vauxhall.
Ideally located in Zone 1 and a mere 10 minutes from Central London, Vauxhall is a stone’s throw from some of the biggest, most bustling department stores whilst also being able to boast a relaxed and close-knit community atmosphere. Its serene riverside location and diverse population make it an area bursting with cosy bars and delicious restaurants for the much-needed space to soak up the festivities after a day of shopping mayhem. From quiet streets with twinkling lights to independent shops stocked to the brim with the sweetest trinkets, and the best Christmas markets all within walking distance, Vauxhall promises a festive haven. Stroll the Thames and hop on a ferry to cross the river in style whilst taking in London at Christmastime, it’ll be sure to get you in the mood.
Offering something to suit every taste, you’ll be able to choose from a range of luxurious, affordable, comfortable, and high-quality hotels to stay in. Get that weekend getaway booked ahead of the rush and give yourself the best possible start to the Christmas period.
With stunning views overlooking the river, Park Plaza is the stylish and restful getaway option. All rooms come kitted out with the softest Egyptian cotton sheets and floor-to-ceiling windows for a light and airy stay. For families looking for a little more room, Park Plaza’s suites come complete with a separate living room and kitchenette. The heated indoor swimming pool and multi-award-winning dining experience make it a real treat. Chino Latino combines Pan-Asian flavours and Peruvian cuisine for mouthwatering and inventive taste creations. Be sure not to skip on their zingy Latino cocktails which mix wild and exotic flavours for the best in palette-cleansing luxury.
The place to go if you want to experience luxury home comforts while away, these spacious suites are dreamy serviced apartments complete with slick, kitted-out kitchens and a daily breakfast buffet. Just a five-minute walk from Vauxhall’s bus and Tube stations, the hotel is located on a quiet street and is a convenient twenty-minute walk from all the main central attractions including Big Ben, the London Eye, and Albert Embankment. It’s the perfect home away from home with an added heavy dose of high-quality indulgence.
For a luxurious riverside stay with a rooftop restaurant and views of Westminster Palace and Big Ben, look no further. Conveniently located next to Vauxhall, the hotel boasts easy access to Westminster, Pimlico, as well as the Tate Britain, while providing you with the fluffiest bathrobes and luxury toiletries to unwind after a day of shopping mayhem. Hop into the glass lift and whizz up to the fourteenth floor to enjoy breathtaking views from Mezemiso’s outdoor terrace. The restaurant offers a unique dining experience steeped in the flavours of Eastern and Middle-Eastern cuisine. If you’re looking for something more relaxed without compromising on quality, then head downstairs to POTUS, the riverside bar and restaurant that offers a comforting taste of the USA.
Comfortable and convenient, Novotel is centrally located, with great transport links, and breathtaking views of the London skyline. Fully equipped with a modern gym and sauna, you’re guaranteed a good night’s sleep after a day of trawling the busiest parts of town. Within walking distance of the Thames, Big Ben, and Buckingham Palace, you’ll also get the opportunity to do that all-important sightseeing.
Everything is on your doorstep at this hotel, ideally located within walking distance of Vauxhall Tube station, the Tate Britain, and the Oval. A short walk along the river and you find yourself in Westminster while a stroll over the bridge takes you to the smaller squares and quirky shops of Pimlico. It provides the perfect opportunity to get things done while soaking up London at Christmas.
Staying central doesn’t need to cost the world, if you’re looking to save the pennies without compromising on location then this hostel’s for you. Located in Waterloo, it’s within walking distance of Elephant and Castle, Lambeth North, and Kennington Tube station. Free lockers are available to securely store any belongings as well as a luggage room for any bulkier items.
Half a mile from Vauxhall station, this modern hotel has everything you need for a no-fuss and easy stay in London. With free WiFi, breakfast included, and just four Tube stops from Oxford Street, you can quickly and easily get to ticking off the checklist so you can settle into a relaxed evening in the heart of Vauxhall.