Spent ages tracking down tickets to see your favourite band? At least finding hotels near the O2 Arena in London is easy. With not one but ten hotels near the O2, our comfy rooms will help you recover from the ringing in your ears. They’re also well-placed for you to explore London; but where to start? Our guide can help.
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What to do near the O2 Arena London
Coming for a show at the O2 Arena? Lucky you. From music concerts to grand-slam tennis tournaments, huge comedy gigs to exhibitions, this is one of the world’s busiest arenas - and one of London’s most iconic buildings.
Whatever amazing event brings you here, booking one of our hotels near the O2 means you’ll spend less time travelling and more time enjoying yourself. With ten clean, comfortable hotels under five miles from the huge entertainment complex, the whole area is yours to explore once the show’s over, from Greenwich to the South Bank.
Booking one of our O2 hotels means you’ll be able to squeeze so much more into your gig-going weekend. Not sure what to head to first? Our local guide of things to do in London can help. It’s packed with advice on getting around and can help you tick items off your bucket list, plus it’s got some great tips to help you enjoy your visit to the O2 Arena to the max.
Our London guide includes:
Thought the O2 was the only attraction south of the river? A trip to Canary Wharf may just change your mind - it’s only a mile away. And if that’s not enough, there’s also the London Eye and all the other attractions of South Bank to tempt you - and our guide can take you to them all.
If you’re in town to catch a gig at the O2, it would be rude not to take in the Westfield Stratford shopping centre while you’re here. Just three miles from the Arena, it spans five floors and besides the big brands, there’s a cinema, bowling and plenty of restaurants.
Thought watching your favourite artist play inside O2 was exciting? Well, how about climbing up the outside of the building to stand at the top of its iconic roof? Our guide to activities in London explains how you can do just that, but also has walking tours for the more faint-hearted.
Places to Eat
Our guide to the O2 lists all the best places to eat and drink near the venue, but if you’re venturing further afield, we’ve listed some of London’s finest restaurants, cafes and street markets, plus find out how to eat in a Michelin-starred eatery for less.
Your O2 show may be over, but that doesn’t mean you’ll want to call it a night. From late-night bars to clubs, our review of London’s nightlife can help you make the most of this swinging city. All you need is your Oyster card, your dancing shoes and this handy guide.
Add some culture to your entertainment-packed weekend with a trip to one of the capital’s many museums and art galleries or exhibitions. No matter how niche your interests, there’ll be an exhibition to enthral you in this city.
Booking one of our hotels near the O2 Arena means you’ll have time to pack even more entertainment into your fun-packed weekend. But will you see a gig, comedy or a musical? Our entertainment guide will show you all the top venues in town.
When you’re coming for a gig, you’ll want to get from your hotel to the arena, pronto! No matter which one of our O2 hotels you’re booked into, you won’t be far from a Tube station or bus stop, and our guide can have you navigating the capital’s transport system like a pro.