Home to one of the busiest airports in the UK, one of the largest one-day festivals in Luton Carnival and with a history going back 250,000 years, Luton is packed full of culture, entertainment and history. With amazing zoos, perfect English gardens, indoor snow domes, museums and theatres to explore, the town is packed with activities and entertainment. And our range of five hotels near Luton are well placed to take in all the action. Factor in a heady and diverse eating out scene, more bars, pubs and clubs than you could shake a pint/wine/cocktail glass at, plus a cinema complex, leading football club and a town-centre mall home to over 100 stores and you have a truly modern town. And with the fifth-busiest UK airport on its doorstep, getting in and out couldn’t be any easier.
Things to do in Luton
The largest shopping centre in Luton is The Mall. With over 100 stores and a giant car park that can hold 1,700 vehicles, The Mall is in the heart of Luton, a short walk from the train station and our Town Centre hotel. It is home to a wide range of stores including high street classics like Debenhams, Marks & Spencer, Next, Topshop and H&M, a range of cafés and coffee shops and Feast Street which mixes everything from Indian street food to doughnuts.
The fifth-busiest UK airport, Luton Airport is a mile east of the town centre and home to a wide range of airlines including EasyJet, Ryanair and Wizz Air. Over 16m passengers pass through its gates each year, mainly covering domestic and European departures. And you can choose from a range of hotels near Luton Airport to get your journey off to the best possible start.
A short walk north from the town centre is Luton Train Station. The five-platform station is well connected both north and south, with regular departures to Derby, Leeds, Sheffield and Nottingham as well as Gatwick Airport, Brighton and London St Pancras. And the Luton Station Interchange is located right outside, with local and regional bus departures including an hourly service to Luton Airport.