Things to do near Thistle Marble Arch, London

Situated in the centre of the Capital, the hotel is in easy reach of more attractions and places of interest than could possibly be enjoyed in a single stay. Located on the corner of Oxford Street, it is ideal for shoppers, yet within a stone’s throw away from the tranquillity of Hyde Park, the pomp of Buckingham Palace, the drama of the West End and the intellectual world of London’s leading museums.

Arts & Culture

  • The British Museum - 2.1 Miles

    Over seven millions objects from all over the world are housed in this impressive museum of human history and culture. Founded in 1753, displays ranging from prehistoric to modern times were based on the collections of scientist, Sir Hans Sloane.

  • Natural History Museum - 1.8 Miles

    Located opposite South Kensington underground station, the museum’s aim is to advance our knowledge of the natural world in order to inspire better care of our planet. Of all the millions of exhibits, it is the dinosaur exhibition which never fails to amaze.

  • Science Museum - 10.9 Miles

    One of London’s major tourist attractions, The Science Museum was founded in 1857 as part of the South Kensington Museum. Today the Museum is world renowned for its historic collections, awe-inspiring galleries and inspirational exhibitions which change regularly.

  • Theatreland - 2.0 Miles

    London’s theatre district is easily reachable from the hotel via tube, bus or taxi. Theatres are found mainly in the area of Leicester Square and Covent Garden.

Local Attractions

  • London Zoo - 10.9 Miles

    One of the oldest and best-loved zoos in the country, London Zoo is located at the top of Regents Park. It is home to many kinds of wildlife and has an impressive aquarium, too.


  • Hyde Park - 0.8 Miles

    One of the largest parks in central London and famous for its Speakers' Corner. Throughout the summer months, Hyde Park caters for numerous concerts whilst around Christmas it hosts 'Winter Wonderland' which is a festive market.

  • Regents Park - 1.1 Miles

    Regents Park is just a 15 minute bus ride from the Hotel located northbound. It is one of London's Royal Parks which also contains London Zoo which can be found at the far side of the park towards Camden Town.

  • Green Park - 1.1 Miles

    Situated in Westminster, Green Park covers 47 acres. The Park is all green, consisting of only trees through the turf. One of the parks exits leads onto Constitution Hill which is just a few minutes’ walk from the main gates of Buckingham Palace.


  • Locanda Locatelli - 0.1 Miles

    High quality, Michelin-starred Italian restaurant located on Seymour Street is only a three minute walk from the Hotel. The restaurant is noted as much for its conviviality as the quality of its food.

  • La Genova - 0.3 Miles

    The oldest Italian restaurant in Mayfair. Serving quality traditional Italian dishes and specializing in seafood and Ligurian cuisine, it was opened by the current owner, Mr. Rinaldo Pierini, in 1970.


  • Oxford Street - 0.1 Miles

    World-famous shopping promenade where you’ll find a large variety of high street stores , along with the famous department stores Selfridges and John Lewis

  • Covent Garden - 2.3 Miles

    This former fruit and vegetable market between St. Martin's Lane and Drury Lane, is now a popular shopping and tourist site, where you will also find the Royal Opera House, the Theatre Royal, and the London Transport Museum.

  • Bond Street - 0.8 Miles

    The place for designer brands and luxury labels; Cartier, LVMH , Chanel , Dior.

  • Westfield, Sheperd's Bush - 4.6 Miles

    Just a short taxi journey away or a few stops by public transport, Westfield mall was at the time of opening reportedly the largest shopping mall in Europe, featuring over 250 stores. Leading names include Debenhams, House of Fraser and Marks & Spencer.

  • Camden Market - 2.0 Miles

    London’s most popular open-air market with stalls, shops, pubs and restaurants. Camden Market is located within Camden Town and is also a known hang out for lively and trendy pubs & bars.

Tourist Spot

  • Madame Tussauds - 0.5 Miles

    Located on Marylebone Road, this popular tourist destination is only a 15 minutes’ walk from the Hotel. Famous for its re-creation of celebrities and famous people in wax.

  • Marble Arch - 0.1 Miles

    Marble Arch is a white Carrara marble monument near Speakers' Corner in Hyde Park, at the western end of Oxford Street in London, near the tube station of the same name.

  • Edgware Road - 0.6 Miles

    Edgware Road is a major street which passes through the west of central London. The southern part of the road, noted for its distinct Arab flavour and many late-night bars and shisha cafes, is known to Londoners by nicknames such as "Little Cairo" and "Little Beirut".

  • Buckingham Palace - 1.4 Miles

    The official London residence and principal workplace of the British monarch, “Buck House”, as it is often referred to, is located in the City of Westminster, and is a setting for state occasions and royal hospitality.

  • Big Ben - 2.4 Miles

    Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock at the north end of the Palace of Westminster in London, and often extended to refer to the clock and the clock tower, officially named Elizabeth Tower.

  • Central London - 3.0 Miles

    It’s the most exciting city in the world. And it’s ours. The nation’s capital has everything you could possibly wish for – including a choice of 16 hotels from which to explore it’s world-renowned sites, culture, entertainment and shopping

  • The London Eye - 3.6 Miles

    The Eye is the place from which to see London. A giant Ferris wheel situated on the artistic South Bank, it rises 135 metres (443 ft) above the Thames to give a unique panoramic view of the city.

  • Tower of London - 4.0 Miles

    Building of this historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames was begun by William the Conqueror in 1068. It stands today as a testament to intrigue, treason, empire, ritual, mystery, horror and untold wealth. A fascinating place, which must be seen to be believed.

  • London - 3.0 Miles

    It’s the most exciting city in the world. And it’s ours. The nation’s capital has everything you could possibly wish for – including a choice of 16 hotels from which to explore it’s world-renowned sites, culture, entertainment and shopping

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