Chelsea is a fashionable, and wealthy, London area centered around the shopping, restaurants and bars of lively King’s Road. Chelsea Harbour on the River Thames is an upmarket marina development, which includes a hotel, interior design shops, and cafes and restaurants with river views. Chelsea Harbour is around 4 miles west of Trafalgar Square. The nearest London Underground station, Fulham Broadway, is a 15-minute walk away and offers quick connections to central London.
Wyndham Grand London Chelsea Harbour
Featuring contemporary architecture, the luxury Wyndham Grand overlooks Chelsea Harbour and the River Thames. The hotel has an indoor pool, a gym and a spa offering beauty treatments. The Twenty Ten Restaurant features fine dining with international dishes and a smart casual ambiance. The hotel is a five-minute walk from bustling King's Road, the street that launched the Sex Pistols. A 15-minute walk away, London Underground's Fulham Broadway Station offers connections throughout London, with Hyde Park and Buckingham Palace both around a 20-minute journey.
Jurys Inn London Chelsea Hotel
A five-minute walk from Chelsea Harbour, Jurys Inn London Chelsea Hotel is part of a nationwide, budget chain. The on-site restaurant’s menu includes pasta, pizzas and burgers. The hotel is 100 yards from the Imperial Wharf suburban railway station, where you can take a five-minute train journey to Westfield Shopping Centre that features bars, restaurants and more than 265 shops including Dior, Gucci and Prada. Nearby pubs include the Waterside overlooking the River Thames and the Sands End serving English food with Irish influences.
La Reserve Hotel
Set on Fulham Road, a 15-minute walk from Chelsea Harbour, the 43-room, privately owned La Reserve Hotel is housed in a modern building in the style of a Victorian London townhouse. The hotel has its own restaurant serving British and European dishes and open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Other nearby dining options include the Lots Road Pub and Dining Room, serving traditional ales and contemporary English food, and the Barbarella, an Italian restaurant.
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels at Chelsea Football Club
This upmarket hotel is set in the complex that houses Chelsea Football Club, one of European soccer’s top teams. If the idea of soccer leaves you cold, this hotel may not be for you. Otherwise, with the hotel offering match day packages, it’s a great way to find out about the world’s biggest sport. The Hotel’s 55 restaurant serves international cuisine and the stadium complex includes two other options, Frankies Italian restaurant and fine dining at Marco.
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