Hotels near The Shard
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When The Shard was completed in 2012, it was the tallest building in Europe. Situated in the Southwark neighborhood, which once contained London's first railway station, this skyscraper stands on the southern bank of the River Thames.

Hipmunk's Best Hotels near The Shard

Holiday Inn London - Kensington High St.
Holiday Inn London - Kensington High St.
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7.9
Good
Wrights Lane,Kensington, London
from $121
Melia White House Apartments
Melia White House Apartments
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7.9
Good
Albany Street, London
from $158
MStay Russell Court Hotel
MStay Russell Court Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
9 Russell Road, London
from $53
Westbury Hotel
Westbury Hotel
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7.4
Good
22-24 Collingham Place, London
from $53
YHA London St Pancras
YHA London St Pancras
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8.6
Excellent
79-81 Euston Road, London
from $19
Pullman London St Pancras
Pullman London St Pancras
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8.7
Excellent
100-110 Euston Road, London
from $175
The Royal Horseguards
The Royal Horseguards
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8.7
Excellent
2 Whitehall Court, London
from $231
The Rembrandt
The Rembrandt
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8.7
Excellent
11 Thurloe Place Kensington, London
from $159
Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
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8.4
Excellent
97 Great Russell Street, London
from $152
DoubleTree by Hilton London Victoria
DoubleTree by Hilton London Victoria
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8.1
Excellent
2 Bridge Place Victoria, London
from $164
More About Hotels near The Shard...

What's The Shard?

Built to replace the Southwark Towers, the Shard is a high-rise building that's very close to the London Bridge transit station. Because the surrounding buildings in the neighborhood are mostly made from brick and not nearly as tall as this landmark, which stands more than 1,000 feet tall, was not embraced by some residents who wanted to preserve the neighborhood's appearance.

Which Hotels Have the Best View Near The Shard?

In addition to offering an excellent view of this towering landmark, the Strand Palace is a hotel within a five-minute walk of the King's College campus. Alternatively, you can expect lovely views while staying at YHA London St Paul's - Hostel. This budget-friendly property puts you within a short walk of London's Stock Exchange.

What Are the Benefits or Drawbacks from Staying at a Hotel Near The Shard?

Choosing a hotel near the Shard gives you easy access to other landmarks such as hospitals, shops, the Southwark Cathedral and various tube stations. However, the Shard is nearly an hour's drive from London Heathrow Airport.

What Do I Need to Know About The Shard?

You can enjoy the best views from floors 68, 69, and 72 of the Shard. All tickets have specific dates and times indicating when you must use them, but once you enter, there are no restrictions about how long you can stay. On clear days, you will be able to enjoy views of the surrounding neighborhoods and may be able to see as far as 40 miles away. If the weather is bad, you may have the option of returning later without having to pay for tickets again.