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

Melia White House Apartments
Melia White House Apartments
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8.3
Excellent
Albany Street, London
from $115
Novotel London Tower Bridge
Novotel London Tower Bridge
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8.5
Excellent
10 Pepys Street, London
from $100
The Rembrandt
The Rembrandt
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8.8
Excellent
11 Thurloe Place Kensington, London
from $151
The Re London Shoreditch
The Re London Shoreditch
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7.5
Good
419-437 Hackney Road, London
from $79
Holiday Inn London Mayfair
Holiday Inn London Mayfair
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8.0
Excellent
3 Berkeley Street, London
from $211
St. Ermins Hotel, Autograph Collection
St. Ermins Hotel, Autograph Collection
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8.9
Excellent
Caxton Street 2, London
from $157
San Domenico House
San Domenico House
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8.9
Excellent
29-31 Draycott Place Chelsea, London
from $248
Twenty Nevern Square Hotel
Twenty Nevern Square Hotel
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8.2
Excellent
20 Nevern Square Earls Court, London
from $86
Karma Sanctum Soho
Karma Sanctum Soho
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8.2
Excellent
20 Warwick Street Soho, London
from $230
Millennium Gloucester Hotel London Kensington
Millennium Gloucester Hotel London Kensington
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7.6
Good
4-18 Harrington Gardens, London
from $118
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.