Are you planning a trip to London? As one of the world’s most visited cities, London has something for everyone. London is one of the best places to browse for street style; enjoy fine food, history and culture; and there are endless venues for entertainment. There are approximately 300 theaters, 12,000 restaurants, 500 cinema screens and 240 museums and galleries.
When visiting London you’ll discover a city full of unforgettable landmarks and exciting things to do. London is full of the unexpected and its places to stay are no exception. There are literally hundreds of hotel accommodation options available in London. Where do you even begin to look?
However, some of you maybe be after somewhere different and unusual to lay your head on an evening rather than just the standard hotel. Thats why we’ve put together the top five unique London hotels for an overnight stay. From accommodations at London Zoo to Hamleys Toy Shop, there are so many quirky places available.
5.) London Zoo
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to sleep over at the Zoo? ZSL London Zoo has set up a re-creation of a Gir Indian village in the heart of London Zoo. It’s home to a pride of endangered Asiatic lions. The Gir Lion Lodge is hidden away within the Land of the Lions development.Here guests can enjoy the beautifully decorated lodges inspired by the welcoming charm of hotels in the lions’ native Gir Forest home in India. Take part in exclusive after-hours tours of the Zoo at sunset, after-dark and in the morning. Then enjoy a dinner safari by flashlight to meet the nocturnal residents.
London Zoo opened in 1827 and was an architectural masterpiece. Many of those original buildings remain, now repurposed. Not only will you get to experience the wonder that the animals have to offer, but also all the history the Zoo has to explore.
One night’s stay in a Gir Lion Lodge based on two adults sharing is £438 this includes a two-course dinner, breakfast, the guided tours, parking at London Zoo plus two days’ entry to the Zoo with the option to visit ZSL Whipsnade Zoo on the second day. What a a great way to discover what happens when visitors go home.
- Prices from £378 per night
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ZSL London Zoo, Outer Circle, Regent’s Park, London, NW1 4RY