Simple bed and breakfast style hotel located close to Euston railway station
The various Bloomsbury gardens offer a picturesque backdrop to a stay at the Crescent Hotel London, housed within a glorious looking Georgian building.
Guests staying at this 3-star property can make use of a small, traditional breakfast room where food is cooked on an antique range, as well as a quiet lounge which includes tea and coffee making facilities. Some of the 27 guestrooms at this family run establishment include en-suite bathroom facilities whilst others share. Those sharing facilities are entitled to a bathrobe within their room. A shared PC is available free of charge for those wishing to keep in touch with the electronic world, whilst wireless internet activity is available at and additional cost.
The hotels location puts it within easy walking distance of Euston railway and underground station, Kings Cross station, and St. Pancras International. If youre arriving into the city via train youll find it easy to reach the hotel. Its recommended you take the time to admire the St. Pancras building if you are close by. Its recent refurbishment has made it one of the most stunning architectural sights in the city.
Located close to the Crescent Hotel London, visitors will find the British Museum and British Library, as well as a number of other smaller academic institutes. For the history buff this is a veritable treasure trove of a district.
If stuffy artifacts arent your thing theres plenty more place to see and things to do in the city. With close links to the underground railway service, the hotel is easily connected with any of Londons other attractions and parks. The parks that are sprinkled about the Bloomsbury area are pretty and relatively quiet. If youre looking for something a little more expansive, head to Hyde Park or Regents Park. Here youll be able to enjoy huge green spaces which make for excellent resting spots or activity hubs.
World famous attractions such as the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the Royal Albert Hall, the London Eye, and Nelsons Column in Trafalgar Square can all be accessed via a short journey on the London Underground. Not only do these provide tourists with a fantastic photo opportunity but they can also be enjoyed from one of the many cafs and restaurants close by. A nice bite to eat in sight of some stunning scenery isnt a bad way to spend an afternoon.
The theatres and shops of the West End are also close by, and can be reached via Tube train or foot with minimal fuss. Whether looking for a musical to watch or a clothes rack to dive into, theres plenty of choice around these parts. Be prepared for hordes of people though; these areas are particularly busy morning, noon, and night.
For something a little further afield, many of Londons other districts can be reached via underground rail, not to mention many of the other UK towns and cities that are linked by mainland rail. St. Pancras International even gives visitors to the Crescent Hotel London the option to head to the European mainland should they so desire.