Trip to Niagara Falls: should you stay on the Canadian side or on the American side?

The exceptionally beautiful natural landmark known as Niagara Falls sits on the border between the Ontario province in Canada and New York in the United States. Travellers who wish to enjoy the views of the majestic waterfalls, go hiking along the Niagara River or even take a boat cruise near the rapids may wonder which of the two sides will give them the best opportunities to make the most of their trip. As a matter of fact, the Niagara Falls are actually three distinct falls stretching over the border: the American and the Bridal Veil ones on the US and the Horseshoe Falls in Canada.

Whether you choose New York or Ontario for your Niagara Falls adventure, know that both sides offer activities and specifically designated places to see the waterfalls: observation towers, decks and rooms; caves, platforms and walking paths, excursions to the privileged location of Goat Island and river cruises, the most popular being the Maid of the Mist boat cruise. While visiting the falls can be considered a once-in-a-lifetime experience regardless of the time of the year, it is advisable to avoid the summer months, when the area tends to be more crowded.

Airports near Niagara Falls in the USA and Canada

Another common question travellers ask themselves when planning their trip to Niagara Falls is which airport lies closest to the Canadian side of the falls and which the nearest terminal to the American side is.

If you want to stay on the US side of Niagara Falls, catch a flight to Buffalo Niagara International airport. Upon landing, you can commute to Niagara Falls by bus or train in one hour and a half, or else rent a car or take a taxi and get there in about half an hour. The airlines which currently operate scheduled flights to this airport in New York are American Airlines (from Charlotte and Chicago O’hare), American Eagle (Philadelphia, Dallas Fort Worth and Washington National), Delta (Atlanta, Detroit, Minnesota St. Paul, JFK and La Guardia), Frontier (Denver, Orlando and Tampa), JetBlue (Boston and Los Angeles) and Southwest (Las Vegas and Phoenix Sky Harbour).

To stay on the Canadian side of the Niagara Falls, you should fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City airport. Air Canada Express handles a regular scheduled route from Montreal, and Porter Airlines flies between Buffalo airport and Chicago Midway, Boston Logan, Halifax, Newark, Ottawa, Québec City and Washington Dulles all year round. To reach the area of the falls, visitors need to drive for about one hour and a half; due to its particular location on an island, choosing public transportation implies a longer journey that includes ferry cars, trams and buses.

Staying on the American side of the Niagara Falls

Should you decide to stay in New York to see Niagara Falls, it must be admitted that this spot certainly comes with some perks, such as being close to the Seneca Resort and Casino featuring venues for concerts and shows, conference spaces, a wide range of restaurants, bars and steak houses, a spa centre and a casino aside from its 604 luxury rooms and suites for guests. Budget travellers and backpackers, though, will also find places to stay that suit their needs, as guest houses and hostels like the Kalika hotel, the Wanderfalls or the Gorge View provide ideal accommodation for those who want to see the waterfalls, join local tours and meet other travellers, all within less than one kilometre from the Aquarium of Niagara, Rainbow ridge and Niagara Falls State Park. Nearby supermarkets, restaurants and a Starbucks Coffee make them a true home away from home.

Staying in Ontario, Canada, to visit the Niagara Falls

The Canadian side provides a greater chance of finding a hotel featuring stunning views of the Niagara Falls and, in some cases, you will be lucky enough to enjoy them from your bed or your in-room Jacuzzi, as is the case with the Oakes Hotel, the Sheraton on the Falls or the Travelodge by Wyndham Fallsview. Other hotels boast special features like the Skyline Hotel & Waterpark, only a few minutes’ drive from the Horseshoe Falls and with direct access to an aquatic park. In this area, the bed & breakfast accommodation, hostels and guest houses are located a bit farther, yet they offer other advantages such as being within easy reach of the Amtrak train station and the Niagara Gorge Trail.

Will you be travelling to North America from overseas? If you plan to fly to New York for this trip, we recommend you check out the requirements to get the ESTA travel authorisation before you land.

A guide to Sofia airport in Bulgaria

Sofia International airport serves the capital city of Bulgaria and is home to the flagship airline companies Bulgaria Air and Bulgaria Air Charter. Also, as one of the busiest hubs in the country, it has been chosen as operational base by Wizz Air and Ryanair in its ideal location only 10 kilometres from central Sofia. After a long remodelling process that turned its second terminal building into a large complex accommodating seven air-bridges, thirty eight check-in counters, connecting taxiways, a huge car park and an airport subway station, T1 was established as the terminal for Wizz Air, Easyjet and Bulgaria Air Charter operations exclusively, while T2 assumed the handling of the rest of the carriers flying to and from Sofia airport including the low-cost one Ryanair.

Travelling between terminals in Sofia airport, Bulgaria

There is a direct shuttle bus at the disposal of travellers and visitors so that they can go from terminal 1 to terminal 2 of Sofia airport (or take the reverse journey). Even when this distance is not too long, it can be difficult to cover on foot, especially if you are carrying several pieces of luggage. The service runs from 7am to 7pm every day and is free of charge, but take into account the fact that if you miss a bus, your wait for the next one will last about thirty minutes.

Which terminal in Sofia airport should I go to?

Depending on the airline you are flying with, your trip planning may differ considerably: if commuting by car or taxi, you can drive straight to the specified terminal or be dropped off at it; if you are using public transport, you will know in advance whether you need to allow for extra time or not.

If you are flying with Wizz Air or Easyjet, or you are catching a Bulgaria Air charter flight, go to Terminal 1.

On the contrary, you are advised to head towards Terminal 2 first if you are going to check in and fly with Ryanair, Transavia, Bulgaria Air, Aegean Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Air Serbia, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Qatar Airways, FlyDubai,, Alitalia, Lufthansa or Aeroflot.

Flights to Sofia International airport

Will the capital of Bulgaria be your next stop in a business trip around Europe? Are you planning a weekend city break to Sofia with your friends? Flights to Sofia International (SOF) are operated from the origin airports listed below. As there might be more than one carrier operating the route or doing it on a seasonal basis only, we recommend you check availability and schedules with the aforementioned airlines.

You can travel to Bulgaria from airports in Spain (Málaga-Costa del Sol, Alicante-Elche, Barcelona-El Prat, Madrid Adolfo Suárez, Palma de Mallorca and Valencia); Netherlands (Amsterdam Schiphol and Eindhoven); Germany (Cologne-Bonn, Dortmund, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Munich and Berlin Tegel); Russia (Moscow Sheremetyevo and Domodedovo airports); Italy (Milano Malpensa, Milan Bergamo, Rome Fimicino, Milano Linate); United Kingdom (Birmingham, Bristol, Newcastle, London Southend, London Stansted, Heathrow, Gatwick, East Midlands, Liverpool, London Luton, Manchester); France (Paris Charles de Gaulle, Paris Beauvais, Nice); and other hubs across Europe like Vienna, Zürich, Warsaw, Tel Aviv, Athens Eleftherios Venizelos, Ljubljana, Budapest, Brussels, Belgrade, Dubai, Doha, Istanbul, Copenhagen, Dublin, Larnaca and Prague.

Public transportation from the airport to Sofia city centre in Bulgaria

By subway: In order to travel to central Sofia from the airport, arriving passengers must head towards Sofia airport metro station located in T2, purchase their ticket from the vending machines and hop on metro line 1. This service operates between 5:30 am and midnight every day, and it takes only eighteen minutes to reach the downtown. To connect with the main bus and train stations in Sofia, Bulgaria, you are advised to change trains in Serdika station and get on line 2, while other stops along the way of line 1 like Iskarsko shosse allows you to transfer to the Sofia-Plodiv and Sofia-Karlov lines.

By bus: There are two bus lines covering the route between Sofia airport and the city continuously throughout the day; thus, route 84 offers a round trip from central Sofia in Bulgaria to Terminal 2, Terminal 1 and back, and route 84 travels from the city centre to Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and back. In order to get your tickets, look for urban mobility kiosks in the public areas.

By taxi: If you resolve to commute from Sofia airport by taxi, follow the yellow marks on the floor of the arrivals halls leading you to the stands outside the two terminals. The authorised taxi cabs of this hub are identified as “OK Supertrans” vehicles.

VIP lounges in Sofia International airport

You don’t need to fly first or business class to be entitled to enjoy access to the airport lounges in Sofia, Bulgaria. In some cases, you will be able to pay for a day-pass, or perhaps you are granted admission as a holder of loyalty cards like Priority Pass, Lounge Club or Dragon Pass, to mention but a few. Inside the lounges, where you can stay for up to three hours before boarding, you will find complimentary catering, free WiFi, business facilities, exclusive bathrooms, comfortable seating and other amenities. Below, all airport lounges of SOF are listed along with their location in the terminals.

Sofia lounge, after security on level 2 of Terminal 1.

Preslav lounge in Sofia airport, on level 0 of Terminal 1, accessible via an escalator or lift after passport control.

Pliska lounge on level 1 of Terminal 2.

-The VIP lounge of Sofia International airport, situated on the western wing of Terminal 1. Passengers accessing this lounge are generally escorted by airport staff as part of the VIP concierge services offered.

Dining and shopping in Sofia airport of Bulgaria

Before departing Bulgaria and as long as you have some time to spare at the departures lounges, you will get the chance to shop the finest brands at the Tax free and Duty free stores in Sofia airport: Giorgio Armani, Chanel, Dior, Swarovski, Fossil, Samsonite, Lindt chocolates, Havana cigars, Kenzo and Valentino, not forgetting a vast selection of traditional souvenirs, magazines, books and even flowers.

To grab a quick bite to eat, a hot cup of coffee or a pint of beer, head over to the Deli Sandwich Bar in the public zone of T2, the World News Café also in the public departures of terminal 2 or the Sky Café after security.

How to go from Miami airport to South Beach and recommended hotels

A distance of about 20 kilometres separates the holiday area of South Beach in Florida (USA) from its closest airport, Miami International. Notwithstanding that, travellers find the 30-minute commute between the two points absolutely worth it knowing their dream vacation destination in the United Stated awaits them on the other end. After landing in MIA, different ground transportation options are available to go from the airport to South Beach, some of which might suit your travel needs better than others depending on the purpose of your trip, your budget, whether you travel solo or in a group or how quickly you would like to arrive. Continue reading to learn more about these transport options.

Express buses from Miami airport to South Beach

For less than 3 US dollars per one-way ticket, arriving passengers may ride the Miami Airport Express Bus towards South Beach (route 150), thus travelling to their final destination cheaply and conveniently, since these buses are ample and have plenty of space for luggage storage. In order to take it, we must catch the people mover from any terminal to the Metrorail Station, and purchase our ticket at the Bus Plaza. This service operates between 6:00 am and 11:30 pm every day of the week.

Travelling by taxi to South Beach from Miami airport

Business travellers and solo adventurers may deem this option the fastest and most comfortable, as it enables them to save a considerable amount of time by simply getting into an authorised taxi cab outside the arrivals area and pay the already fixed flat-fare for this journey (35 USD).

Shared transfers from Miami airport

It does not matter if you are visiting Miami on your own, with your partner or with friends, perhaps you are in the mood to share your ride to the beach with other travellers and so start socialising right away (while also saving money). In such case, you are advised to book a shared airport transfer in advance. Worldwide trusted companies like Supershuttle offer shared van transportation to and from Miami airport at any time or the day or night.

Rental Car Center in Miami International airport

Should you prefer to hire a vehicle and get around independently, take the people mover in Miami airport towards the Rental Car Center facilities and choose among the widest array of prices and vehicle types: economy, luxury, minivans, SUVs, etc… Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Sixt Alamo and Payless are just some of the car rental firms with an office in MIA.

As you can see, getting to your hotel in South Beach from the airport will not be a problem whatsoever. Once there, all you have to do is make the most of your stay, no matter if the purpose of your visit is to attend the Art Basel festival, meet up with potential clients, lie in the sun for as long as you can or immerse yourself in the bustling nightlife. Read below for details regarding some of our favourite places to stay during a vacation in this area of Miami.

Odyssey of South Beach Hotel

This 3-star hotel in South Beach stands within short walking distance of the popular Ocean Drive and the Versace Mansion. Besides, it boasts a privileged location next to the beach surrounded by bars and restaurants. During their stay, all guests with a confirmed reservation for a suite, a studio or a standard room can benefit from amenities such as in-room WiFi network at no extra charge, flat-screen TV with cable channels and safes for personal use; every morning, a continental breakfast buffet is put at their disposal. Among other services we count left-luggage, launderette, maid service and round-the-clock reception. Should you need a parking spot for your car while vacationing in South Beach, there is a public payment parking close to this establishment.

4-star hotel in South Beach, Miami: El Paseo

This hotel in South Beach, Miami, is situated in a lively area particularly recommended to those interested in dining out and going out at night, really close to Lincoln Road, one of the main stops of the Miami Airport Express Bus; however, take into account that the establishment also gives confirmed guests the opportunity to request airport pick-up and drop-off services for a surcharge. Furthermore, if you are a travel foodie or simply enjoy gastronomy experiences abroad, you can take advantage of the discount coupons to be used in nearby restaurants that this hotel provides. Regarding customer service, the place lives up to its 4-star rating with free WiFi, in-room electronic safes, ironing facilities, fully-equipped en suite bathrooms, extra comfortable beds, private balconies in most units and a nice Spanish-style decoration.

Holiday Suites on South Beach

This 3-star accommodation in Miami may be more suitable for your travel plans if you seek to feel like at home while away during your holiday in South Beach. These suites are equally recommended if you are on a business trip to Florida, as the lie less than 2 kilometres from the Miami Beach Convention Center, while still within easy reach on foot from the seashore, Ocean Drive and Lincoln Road. The establishment, which provides secured parking spots and a front desk that stays permanently open, features well-appointed suites with complimentary WiFi, microwave, fridge, iPod docking station, DVD player, TV and fully-equipped bathroom with toiletries.

Hotels in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City (USA)

Regardless of the time of the year you choose for your trip to New York, the Chelsea neighborhood is without a doubt one of the coolest and most convenient places to stay when you visit Manhattan. This residential area is considered a historic district on the West Side of the borough, bordered by the Hudson River and the Sixth Avenue and close to the Garment and Flatiron districts and the Greenwich Village. Besides, Chelsea is known for being a particularly LGBTQ friendly zone of NYC, home to more than two hundred art galleries. This post contains valuable info that you should read before you travel to New York in order to commute from the airport and find the perfect hotel in this part of the city.

How to get to Manhattan (Chelsea) from JKF, La Guardia and Newark Liberty airport

Which airport in New York City will you be landing at? Depending on your point of arrival, the commute will be slightly different.

From John F. Kennedy International airport to Chelsea, take the AirTrain in Terminal 8 and make a transfer towards NY Penn Station when it stops at Jamaica. A taxi cab journey covering the same distance takes 24 minutes.

From La Guardia airport to Chelsea in Manhattan, catch Bus Q70 to Woodside Avenue, then transfer to Penn Station from there. A taxi ride from LGA, the closest terminal, takes 14 minutes.

From Newark Liberty airport to the Chelsea neighborhood, hop on an Amtrak Northeast regional train to Boston that stops ant New York Penn Station, or else on an Express Bus from Terminal B to the Port Authority Bus Terminal. If you opt for using the taxi service, you will be there in 20 minutes.

Hotels in Chelsea, Manhattan, New York

Hotel 309

This hotel in Manhattan is superbly located in the heart of Chelsea, and offers Economy rooms with shared bathroom and Standard rooms with private shower and toilet. All guest units include a fully equipped kitchenette with microwave, fridge and utensils, electronic safes, coffee amenities, TV set with satellite channels and free WiFi. Aside from the comfy beds, many rooms feature a sofa bed, and travellers staying here can also enjoy other perks such as onsite garden, heating and air conditioning and daily housekeeping.

Leo House

The Leo House hotel lies 600 meters away from New York Penn Station and within short walking distance of the Chelsea Market. The premises are home to a chapel, a dining room, a garden, a terrace and a business center. There is a wide range of local cafes and restaurants in the vicinity, and the C and E NY subway lines are just around the corner. You may choose to stay in a single, double, twin or family room with either shared of private shower, although most units have a toilet and a sink. Children under 5 years old can sleep at the Leo House with their parents for free. A complimentary buffet-style breakfast is served every morning.

Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Chelsea

This Hilton hotel in Chelsea’s Flower District is close to the most iconic Manhattan landmarks (the Empire State Building and Madison Square Garden among them), in such a way that travellers can visit them after a short walk. It provides state-of-the-art ample rooms and daily breakfast. When you book your fully equipped room at the Hilton Garden Inn, you may choose an accessible one, one affording city views, a double with two large beds for up to 4 people to stay, or a queen or king unit with bathroom, wireless internet, fridge, microwave, flat-screen TV and coffee maker, to mention but a few of its amenities.

Dream Downtown

This trendy hotel in Chelsea, New York, is not only an accommodation but also features a roof-top lounge & club with views of the city skyline. Futhermore, it is pet-friendly, has an onsite open-air pool with cabanas, a restaurant and modern rooms with safes, balcony, minibar, work desk, iPod desk, flat-screen cable TV, ensuite bathroom with courtesy toiletries, bathrobe, dedicated laptop safe, wake-up service and premium beds.

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Centrally-located hostels and hotels in Berlin, Germany

Our top picks of today’s post are conveniently located near Berlin’s main attractions and offer excellent value for money to backpackers and thrifty travellers. If you are planning a trip to Berlin in Germany, you must already know that the city has something to suit all tastes: museums, galleries, concerts and festivals, street art and performances, football, architecture and history. The best way to make sure you do not miss out on anything is to stay in the centre, so you are advised to consider our recommended hotels in Berlin, which have been sorted according to budget below.

CityHostel Berlin

This hostel in Berlin, Germany, is situated in the Mitte district, within walking distance to Potsdamer Platz, the Parliament building, the Brandenburg Gate and Friedrichstraße. The nearest underground station is Mohrenstraße, connecting the area to many other spots of Berlin. The CityHostel lies roughly 20 kilometres from the new Berlin Brandenburg airport.

Guests have highlighted the delicious breakfast served daily –which can be enjoyed in an outdoor terrace-, the complimentary WiFi internet connection and amenities such as the games room or the availability of bikes for rent.

The CityHostel offers single, twin or family private rooms, or beds in mixed dormitories with a capacity of up to 6 guests. Some rooms have ensuite bathroom, and in other cases you will have to share the shower and toilet with other people.

Berlin Hotel: Messe am Funkturm

If you travel to Germany for business purposes, this Berlin hotel is only 400 metres away from the Messe ICC Exhibition Centre, about 5 kilometres away from the old Tegel airport and 20 kilometres away from the new Berlin Brandenburg airport. What is more, it boasts excellent public transportation connections thanks to the Messe Nord train station right next to it.

It not only offers well appointed rooms with free WiFi, TV and private bathroom, but also a hearty buffet breakfast and round-the-clock room service.  Guest rooms in this establishment are classified into economy single, comfort single, comfort double, comfort triple, quadruple and family ones. All spaces are non-smoking. The staff will gladly assist you in German, English or Russian. Book now your accommodation in central Berlin.

Ibis Budget Hotel Berlin Potsdamer Platz

If you stay at this Ibis Budget hotel in Berlin, you will sleep just 500 metres from the trendy shops in the famous Friedrichstraße street, as well as close to the Berlin Wall Memorial Museum, the Brandenburg Gate and Checkpoint Charlie. The nearest airport is TXL, 12 kilometres away.

One of the greatest allures of this well-located Berlin hotel is its beer garden, where you can have a drink with friends in the evening, plus it stands near the Tiergarten park where locals usually organise picnics. Guests are also granted access to a daily buffet breakfast, complimentary WiFi and parking spots for a small surcharge. The staff at the reception of the Ibis Budget Berlin Potsdamer Platz speak German and English, and they will gladly provide any information you may need during your stay.

Otherwise, if you would rather keep on searching for accommodation for your trip to Germany, check out these other hotels in Berlin.

How to get to central Athens from the airport

Are you flying to the capital city of Greece soon and would like to find the best way to commute from the airport? Eleftherios Venizelos or Athens International airport, the main air passenger terminal in Greece, is not far away from the downtown; however, due to the presence of mountain ranges in between the two points, it may take a little longer to arrive for those choosing the road.

In case your hotel in Athens does not offer pick-up services for guests, there is a variety of transportation methods that you may choose in order to travel from Athens airport to the city centre and start enjoying the wonderful views of the Acropolis, the Parthenon temple and the ancient Agora, not forgetting the charming local cafés, restaurants and nightlife venues.

If you enjoy the independence of getting around with your own car and feel confident driving in a new city, know that you will get the chance to hire a vehicle at the rent a car offices situated on the Arrivals hall of Athens airport. Currently, four trusted international companies operate in this hub: Enterprise, Budget, Avis and Hertz. Uber suspended its Athens operations according to local legislation in early 2018, so even when you might still find services of this kind offered, we recommend taking an authorised taxi cab instead. You will find further details later on in this article.

Commuting by subway from Athens International airport

In Athens, Metro line 3 –handled by the OASA transport company- is the one running services between the airport station and the city centre. Two trains depart every hour (at 30-minute intervals) transporting arriving passengers to the Syntagma station, or to the Aghia Marina area if the wish to continue their journey beyond the downtown. It takes about 40 minutes and a one-way ticket costs 9 euros.

The cheapest way to go from Athens airport to the city

Thrifty travellers will like the idea of taking a bus to central Athens from the airport, even when it takes a little longer than one hour to complete the journey. The stands where bus lines X93, X95, X96 and X97 pick up passengers are located outside Arrivals exits 4 and 5. A single ticket costs only 5 euros and there is an average of 18 stops along the way.

The fastest way to get to Athens from the airport

Without a doubt and even when we have warned about the difficulties of travelling across the mountainous scenery between the airport and the city, the fastest means of transport when it comes to reach Athens city from Eleftherios Venizelos airport is the taxi. Your driver will help you with your bags near exit 3 of the arrivals hall and inform you about their flat rate before setting off. The price of a taxi from Athens airport will not vary once confirmed with the driver, and it is normally around 38 euros during the day and approximately 54 euros in the night time.

Suburban trains departing Eleftherios Venizelos airport in Greece

These trains are similar to the subway ones, are run hourly and take about 41 minutes to reach the Piraeus station in Athens city centre from the airport. The only difference is that each single journey costs 20 euros.

Travelling by limousine from Athens airport to the downtown

Is this trip a special occasion? Are you getting married or on a decisive business trip to find new customers in Greece? Then you might like to travel in a more stylish fashion. Upon arrival, you will find a limousine services office next to the taxi area, where you can book your own limo to commute to your hotel in the centre.

After visiting Athens, many travellers feel attracted by the holiday destinations in Greece. If you are a sea lover, we recommend you take a look at our selected beach hotels in the Greek islands.

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Hotels near the Madame Tussauds museum in London

When it comes to having fun, most travellers will agree that the Madame Tussauds wax museum is one of the best attractions in London, UK. Meeting your favourite celebrities is not something you can experience every day but, while you keep on wishing for it, having your selfie or picture taken with stars like Kim Kardashian or David Beckham, politicians like Obama or Trump, Marvel Heroes, Bollywood film actors and actresses, worldwide-famous youtubers and members of the royal family can truly make up for it in the meantime.

Boasting an enviable location in the Marylebone area, few blocks away from the Sherlock Holmes museum, many public bus and tube lines have stops close to the Madame Tussauds museum in the United Kingdom. For instance, buses number 13, 18, 27, 74, 39, 205 and 274 will take you there, although you can also ride the Bakerloo, Circle, City, Hammersmith, Metropolitan or Jubilee London tube lines from wherever in London you are and get off at Baker Street station.

In the recent years, Marylebone Road, situated in the Westminster Borough of Greater London, has become a lively area accommodating the trendiest fashion businesses, innovative cafés and restaurants and cosy spaces where locals and visitors gather to work and socialise over a cup of coffee, so why not find accommodation close to the Madame Tussauds in London to stay during your trip? We have selected a few options that have been sorted by star rating –that is, by nightly rate from lower to higher- below.

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Sleeping near the Madame Tussauds museum: the Marylebone Inn

If you are looking for a budget hotel close to the wax museum in London, UK, this could be your best choice. Within short walking distance of the museum entrance and Baker Street, and only a stroll away from Regent’s Park and the Oxford Street commercial area, this 2-star accommodation in central London offers comfortable rooms with soundproofed windows, tea and coffee facilities, private bathrooms and free WiFi connection available in the entire premises.

Units can be of single, double, triple quadruple occupancy, and the rest of London’s main museums and landmarks can be reached after a quick commute. In case you are flying out through Heathrow airport, you will simply need to transfer to the Picadilly line on the tube or take a taxi to Paddington railway station, from which frequent Heathrow Express train services are run.

The Somerset Hotel in London, 3-star accommodation near the wax museum

Many travellers chose this hotel near the Madame Tussauds London because it stands metres away from Baker Street tube station as well as within short walking distance of a stop from which buses to Luton airport depart. This Georgian building provides well-appointed guest rooms with flat-screen TV, ironing facilities and en suite bathroom with complimentary toiletries. Whether you travel solo, with your partner, with a group of friends or with your family (some units can be arranged to accommodate up to six people), this option is ideal if you want to enjoy everything the city has to offer: museums, theatres, restaurants, shops, cafés and breathtaking sights. Hyde Park, Picadilly Circus and Buckingham Palace lie less than 3 kilometres from the property.

Accommodation in central London: the Regency Hotel Parkside

This 3-star hotel near the Madame Tussauds museum in Marylebone, London, is our closest recommendation to the famous wax museum and features complimentary WiFi and a daily buffet breakfast –including vegetarian and continental options- for guests, who may stay in their individual, double or family rooms with air conditioning, coffee machine and fully-equipped private bathroom. Luggage storage space and safety deposit boxes are equally available upon request alongside other services at the reception. This spot is ideal to walk or commute to other London’s main sites and attractions, such as the University of Westminster, Trafalgar Square, the British Museum or the O2 Arena.