Reasons to choose Great Scotland Yard Hotel
The renowned Great Scotland Yard Hotel, a Hyatt property, is situated in one of London’s most prestigious and historic districts.
Trafalgar Square is only across the corner, and the River Thames, Westminster, and the London Eye are all within walking distance.
The hotel features a restaurant by critically acclaimed chef Robin Gill, a secret whiskey bar, an afternoon tea room, a fitness centre, and an innovative event area.
The light and spacious rooms are elegantly adorned with subtle homage to the building’s heritage, as well as modern amenities such as complimentary Wifi, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and coffee making facilities.
Every hotel room has a private bathroom with a rain shower and products acquired locally.
Travel Tips near Great Scotland Yard Hotel
England is the place to be, with ancient market towns and iconic cities, rolling green hills and stunning coastlines.
Experience England’s largest National Park (the Lake District) or Dorset’s stunning Jurassic Coast; be enchanted by old legends in mediaeval York and the spa city of Bath; and explore England’s largest National Park (the Lake District).
Explore the castles of Kent, or roam the halls of Oxford University, and get up close and personal with royalty in Windsor.
England is a location where the past is always present, with a history dating back over 5000 years (and certainly much longer).
Ruined castles stand alone on isolated hilltops.
In the corners of forsaken pastures, mysterious menhirs (prehistoric standing stones), barrow tombs, and stone circles sit.
With startling frequency, mediaeval cathedrals, princely palaces, and extravagant stately mansions appear.
And each English city, town, and village has its own unique story to tell: a gigantic historical epic of monarchs and commoners, industrialists and innovators, eccentrics, dreamers, and rebels as intriguing – and startling – as anything Shakespeare, Dickens, or JK Rowling could concoct.
London is a sight-seeing paradise, and most visitors’ primary priority is to see the capital’s major sites.
Piccadilly Circus, similar to New York City’s Time Square, is a public plaza in London’s West End that offers the best in shopping, dining, and entertainment.
After the sun sets, visitors can attend a show at the world-class London Pavilion or the Criterion Theatre, or experience the area’s vibrant nightlife.
Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain and the Statue of Eros, both picture-perfect London landmarks, are also located near Piccadilly Circus.
London is a city steeped in history and tradition.
Visit Westminster Abbey, a magnificent Medieval church, on a guided tour.
There have been 40 coronations and 16 royal weddings held at the chapel.
Poet’s Corner at Westminster Abbey, where famous authors such as Charles Dickens, Geoffrey Saucer, and Rudyard Kipling are buried, is also worth a visit.
London is also a museum mecca for history aficionados.
These world-famous museums house some of the world’s most important historical and cultural treasures, from the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square to the Natural History Museum.
Most people consider Buckingham Palace to be a must-see destination.
Buckingham Palace, the residence of London’s royalty, has vast State Rooms, exquisite English and French furniture, famous artworks, and ornate hanging chandeliers.
Even if you don’t want to pay for a guided tour inside, you can still see the famous Changing of the Guard every day at 11:30 a.m. throughout the summer months.
The Crown Jewels at the Tower of London are a must-see for history buffs, and kids always enjoy a ride on the London Eye, the city’s iconic enormous Ferris wheel.