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Shaftesbury Avenue

Built in the late 1880s as a solution to increasing traffic congestion in the city, Shaftesbury Avenue quickly became central to the city’s entertainment district. The Lyric Theatre was the first to be constructed in 1888, with the Palace following hot on its heels. Whilst the theatres continue to draw in the crowds, the proliferation of restaurants, bars, nightclubs, cinemas, and comedy venues have widened the area’s appeal even further. Shaftesbury Avenue is the entrance to Chinatown, which prides itself on the best Asian cuisine in London. The street is also the birthplace of legendary singer Cat Stevens.

  • Catch London’s latest musical or dramatic offerings at the Lyric Theatre, the oldest theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue still producing cutting edge performances.
  • Step out of the hustle and bustle of London life and into the rainforest with a visit to the themed Rainforest Café and their wide range of international cuisine.
  • Experience a dash of British elegance that Shaftesbury Avenue is famous for at the dignified Stanza Restaurant and Late Night Bar, ideal for both business and social occasions.

Situated in the heart of London, Shaftesbury Avenue is well connected with buses, tubes, and trains providing regular services to centrally positioned stations and stops. Oyster cards can be used on all buses and tubes, making an economical and efficient means of travelling around the city. The car parks close to Shaftesbury Avenue are often very busy and expensive so those wishing to avoid public transport should consider hailing a cab or even splashing out on a hired limousine. The area should look familiar even to first-time visitors as it featured in the film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

Hotels near Shaftesbury Avenue

760 hotels near Shaftesbury Avenue

1 Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

4 stars
4.6 / 5 7 reviews

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Kingsley By Thistle offers an ideal blend of luxurious accommodation and contemporary comforts for a relaxed stay. Visitors can enjoy a range of musical and theatre performances at the Royal Opera... More

2 Staunton Hotel

4 stars
3.9 / 5 9 reviews

13-15, Gower Street Map

Staunton Hotel London with its Georgian architecture welcomes travellers to plan their vacation stay and enjoy modern lodging offered to them. Guests can visit the British Museum at Great Russell... More

3 The Grand at Trafalgar Square

4 stars
4.3 / 5 11 reviews

8 Northumberland Ave Map

Housed in the historic Northumberland House, The Grand at Trafalgar Square welcomes discerning travellers with elegant surroundings and chic accommodations in the heart of London. This posh hotel... More

4 Club Quarters Trafalgar Square

4 stars
4.6 / 5 34 reviews

8 Northumberland Avenue Map

Located adjacent to Trafalgar Square and various top-rated local attractions, Club Quarters Trafalgar Square invites travellers to a stylish yet affordable Victorian-style retreat in this England... More

5 Holiday Inn LONDON - OXFORD CIRCUS

4 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

57-59 Welbeck Street Map

Holiday Inn London Oxford Circus is placed in a quiet Edwardian terrace in Marylebone, offering quality lodging and modern day conveniences. Guests can enjoy visiting Wax museum in Madame Tussauds,... More

6 The Cavendish London

4 stars
4.6 / 5 25 reviews

81 Jermyn Street Map

The Cavendish London Hotel is set in the midst of London's most popular theatres, shopping centres and landmarks including, Admiralty Arch, National Portrait Gallery and Buckingham Palace. It also... More

7 Radisson Blu Edwardian, Grafton

4 stars
3.9 / 5 7 reviews

130 Tottenham Court Road Map

Whether travelling to London for a relaxing holiday or on business, Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel London offers quality accommodation and modern conveniences. At leisure, guests can visit... More

8 Amba Hotel Charing Cross

4 stars
4.7 / 5 19 reviews

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Amba Hotel Charing Cross offers modern convenience and comfortable lodging for business as well as leisure travellers. The hotel's location provides easy transit options to explore the city... More

9 Club Quarters Lincolns Inn Fi

4 stars
4.3 / 5 4 reviews

61 Lincolns Inn Fields Map

Offering plush accommodations without a hefty price tag, Club Quarters Lincoln Inn Fields makes for a suitable retreat for corporate travellers and holidaymakers in the vibrant and heritage-rich... More

10 Strand Palace Hotel London

4 stars
4.5 / 5 160 reviews

372, Strand Map

Surrounded by London's well known places such as Courtauld Gallery, Covent Garden and National Portrait Gallery, Strand Palace Hotel London offers modern services and quality accommodation that are... More