Hotel near Big Ben
If you are looking for a hotel near Big Ben then look no further than Clayton Hotel Chiswick, providing the perfect base for your stay in London. Located only 40 minutes away from arguably one of the most famous landmarks in London, the Big Ben accompanied by the very beautiful Houses of Parliament are a must see for any trip to London.
Big Ben is officially known as the Elizabeth Tower, the name “Big Ben” comes from the bell inside the Tower which weighs more than 13 tons! This famous tower looks amazing at any time of the day but it definitely takes on a special appearance at night when the clock faces are illuminated, and against the stunning backdrop of River Thames and the cityscape.
Visitors are able to take tours of the Houses of Parliament, however this does not include access to the Elizabeth Tower, as this is not open to the general public.
Directions from Clayton Hotel Chiswick to Big Ben:
Head west on Chiswick High Road/A315 towards Power Road. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto the A4 slip road to Central London/Hammersmith. Continue onto Great West Road/A4. At Hogarth roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Great West Road Chiswick/A4. Continue onto Knightsbridge. Slight left to stay on Knightsbridge. Knightsbridge turns slightly left and becomes Piccadilly. Bear right onto Duke of Wellington PI. Turn left onto Constitution Hill. Continue onto Spur Road. Spur Road turns left and becomes Birdcage Walk. Continue onto Great George St/A3214. Bear left onto Great George St/Parliament Square/A302/A3212/A3213. Turn right onto Parliament Square/St Margaret St/A302/A3212. Big Ben, London SW1A 0AA.
By public transport
Take the District Line towards Barking from Gunnersbury tube station which is only a 3 minute walk from Clayton Hotel Chiswick. Disembark at Westminster Station from where it is a 2 minutes’ walk to Big Ben.