November 15, 2023
The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (QEII) is a popular venue for conferences and exhibitions, located in the heart of London. It is a convenient location for attendees, with many hotels and attractions located nearby.
If you are attending an event at the QEII, it is important to stay close to the action. This will save you time and hassle, and allow you to relax, enjoy your event and ensure a productive visit to the capital.
Two hotels near QEII are The Rochester and The Wellington by Blue Orchid Hospitality.
The Rochester by Blue Orchid hotels is a charming boutique hotel located just a 0.5-mile walk from the QEII Centre. The Rochester offers a variety of room types, from single to quadrant, all of which are decorated in a classic and elegant style and some featuring a private balcony overlooking leafy Vincent Square. The Rochester by Blue Orchid also has onsite restaurants and a bar, including London’s latest addition to the nutritional dining scene, The Vegan Brasserie, where guests can enjoy delicious meals and drinks before or after their events.
The Wellington by Blue Orchid hotels is a stylish hotel located just a 0.5-mile walk from the QEII. The hotel offers a variety of room types, from standard rooms to apartments, all of which are equipped with modern amenities such as flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. The Wellington by Blue Orchid also has an onsite restaurant and bar, where guests can relax and unwind enjoy before or after their events.
When staying at a Blue Orchid hotel, you can enjoy a variety of offers and amenities, including:
Best guarantee rates for guests booking direct
Access to the hotel's fitness centre
On-site restaurant and bar
In addition to being close to the QEII, Blue Orchid hotels are also located near many other popular attractions, such as Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, the Millennium Wheel, and the Tower of London.
Here are some of the things you can do near the QEII:
Visit Buckingham Palace: Buckingham Palace is the official residence of the British monarch. You can visit the State Rooms, watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony, or simply admire the palace's impressive architecture.
Tour the Houses of Parliament: The Houses of Parliament are the seat of the British Parliament. Take a tour of the Houses of Parliament, watch the House of Commons or House of Lords in action, or simply take in the views of the River Thames from the terrace.
Admire Westminster Abbey: Westminster Abbey is a Gothic abbey church located in the heart of Westminster. It is the traditional place of coronation and burial for English monarchs. You can tour the abbey, admire its stained glass windows, and visit the tombs of famous British figures such as Isaac Newton, Charles Dickens, and Stephen Hawking.
Take a ride on the London Eye: The London Eye, also known as the Millennium Wheel, is a giant Ferris wheel located on the South Bank of the River Thames, opposite the Houses of Parliament. You can take a ride on the London Eye for stunning views of the city’s skyline.
Visit the Tower of London: If you would like to travel across the city, hop on the tube, or take the Uber Boat by Thames Clipper to the Tower of London – the world-renowned historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames. The castle has been used as a royal palace, a prison, and an execution site over the centuries. Today, the Tower of London is a popular tourist attraction, where you can learn about its fascinating history and see the Crown Jewels.
Whether you are attending an event at the QEII or simply visiting London, staying at a Blue Orchid hotel is a great way to enjoy all that the city has to offer. Book you stay now.