Apartment Hotels in London for British Museum
If you’re looking for accommodation in London whilst you’re visiting the city and the British Museum, then there are plenty of options available for you. The British Museum is located in London WC1 close to Soho and Covent Gardens and there a good number of London apartment hotel options that you can use as a base for your stay.
The British Museum is one of the world’s oldest museums and has one of the largest collections in the world with over 7 million objects which originate from all continents across the world. The museum illustrates and documents the story of human culture from its beginnings to the present day. The collections are so vast that only a fraction can be on display at any one time. It is the most visited museum and the UK and the second most visited in the world, with over 5.8 million visitors last year in 2010.
The museum has been recently undergoing a programme of refurbishment and one of the first galleries to be opened will be a new gallery of Ancient Iran, featuring several masterpieces from the Persian Empire, and a gallery focusing on the prehistory of Europe and the Middle East, which examines the fundamental changes to human society brought about by the birth of agriculture. Be sure to go and see The Great Court, which was opened in 2000 and replaced the area previously occupied by the British Library. This is open Sat-Wed 9am-6pm, and Thur, Fri 9am-8.30pm. It is a vast and beautiful covered piazza, designed by the famous Foster and Partners, surrounding the free reference library in former Round Reading Room.
There is plenty of transport links to the British Museum which make travelling to and from other parts of London very easy. There are several bus services that stop at the museum and Central, Piccadilly and Northern lines all have stops close by if you’re travelling by tube.
There are plenty of serviced apartments options close to the London’s British Museum located in the West End in close to Covent Gardens. Even if you look to stay somewhere further away such as near Hyde Park or in the City you will always be close to a tube station for easy access to wherever you need to go. Serviced City Pads can offer a wide selection of London apartment hotels that will suit whatever requirements you might have. So why not get in touch and see what you can get.