Halpin Hotel

97 Queens Gate, London, England, SW7 5AB, United Kingdom | Hostel
 

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London on foot - Every nook and cranny

A travel blog entry by susan.carrick

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Well, we achieved our goal to walk from Westminster Bridge to Tower Bridge and back. And it nearly killed us.

We started with the hordes at Westminster and checked out the London Eye. So much to see and we were kept entertained by the sights, sounds and smells of the Southbank. We passed the Tate again and spent some time at the Globe - divine.

Highlights?

1. Just by chance we were in prime ...

Ye old London Town

A travel blog entry by mezzas

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... Then did a tour of Westminster Abbey. Wow. That was amazing. They just don't build stuff like that anymore. Then we caught a boat back to our neck of the woods. Am now soaking in a tub. Sweet relief.  My feet are killing me.  Londoners are very different to New Yorkers. Super helpful and very apologetic. Never once heard a New Yorker apologise for anything. Londoners say sorry a lot. New York however makes sense. It's one giant grid. London is a little more higgledy ...

Goodbye tears and questionable bus drivers

A travel blog entry by guernsey-girl

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... on to our shuttle bus to the hotel to realise that the rather sizeable driver was shamelessly sat with his trousers down, revealing way more than necessary and his hands no where to be seen. Thought we'd be at least a day into our trip before we witnessed our first odd sight! But no, the chap just asked how many tickets and pulled up his trousers as if this was just a standard part of his daily routine. Who knows... Maybe it is :/ ...Moving swiftly ...

Kensington Gardens

A travel blog entry by plumleytrips

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... of the Royal Albert Hall. It was commissioned by Queen Victoria in memory of her beloved husband, Prince Albert who died of typhoid in 1861. The memorial was designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott in the Gothic Revival style. Opened in July 1872 by Queen Victoria, with ...

Reunions and other ramblings.

A travel blog entry by hollyhd

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... a friend from high school who was in London for a few nights before going to Norway on exchange. She had no phone and only got internet in the hostel and we stupidly decided to meet at oxford circus station, actually the busiest station in London so it took us half an hour to find each other!! Great plan. But we went on to have a fun evening, we had drinks and dinner at a really nice pub. Then went wondering around soho, soho also happens to be ...

Location

This hostel, located in the Knightsbridge/Earl's Court/Kensington area of London, is near Docklands Light Railway, Floris, Battersea, and Pearson Gallery.
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