With London's Clapham Common acting as the venue for two of London's biggest cultural events this year, we thought it best to have a look at what are your best bets when it comes to nearby overnight accommodation.
With rock mecca Calling Festival landing on the 29th and 30th June, followed by almighty dance music spectacle South West Four on August 23rd and 24th, nearby hotels are likely to be snapped up quick smart, so you'll need to get a shift on with your hotel selections. We've looked at five beauties to help you get started.
Located just five minutes from Thornton Heath train station and within walking distance from Clapham Common is the Ibis Styles hotel. With free WiFi, air conditioned rooms, and all the mod cons you'd expect, the Ibis Styles hotel acts as the perfect place to convalesce after a heavy days partying. Head here for more info
Situated between Clapham South Underground Station and Clapham Common Underground Station, this beautifully restored four floored Victorian building overlooks Clapham Common itself, boasting perhaps the best location possible for those hitting SW4 and Calling Festival. That and its renowned warm hospitality, comfortable rooms, and hearty full english breakfasts make this hotel well worth checking out. Find out more here
Established in 1849, the Peckham Lodge is a majestic building full of character and original features, occupying a central location on a main road into Central London. Whilst you'll need to catch the tube from Peckham Ryde or grab bus 37 to get to Clapham Common, the hotel itself provides all the comforts you'd want to round off the ultimate festival experience. Food is avialable 24 hours a day too, ideal for those getting back from the festival at all hours. Learn more here
The Visit London championed Euro Queens Hotel is located not too far from Crystal Palace, and a reasonably short bus ride (the number 37 again) from Clapham Common. The hotel is a bright, spacious and pleasantly furnished Victorian building, that enjoys an excellent reputation for superb customer service and convenient facilitates, perfect for those looking for hassle free, high quality accommodation. For more info head here
Situated just a tube ride away from Clapham Common (you'll need to catch the Northern Line from Elephant & Castle) lies the newly re-imagined Restup London youth hostel. The purpose built hostel has been designed with the traveler or short stayer in mind, offering excellent value for money together with cutting edge technology to ensure you have a home from home experience. Ideal for those looking for affordable, no frills, comfortable accommodation. For bookings head here
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