Let us welcome you to the extraordinary city of London for the 2018 IPS. No city on the planet matches London for energy, diversity, creativity and constant reinvention. Added to this is London’s incomparable heritage: we invite you to explore 2,000 years of dazzling living history, including royal palaces and parks, and world-class museums and galleries. This city of contrasts offers you the best of the old and new, with heritage and tradition sitting alongside some of the greatest new buildings and attractions in the world. You can take your pick of 8,000 restaurants, offering the best of global cuisine, a plethora of theatre and concerts, breathtaking views from staggering attractions and plenty of green space in one of London’s many parks.
London Hilton on Park Lane
22 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K 1BE, UK
Phone: +44 20 7493 8000 | Hotel Website
Overlooking Hyde Park, the Hilton’s fantastic Mayfair location is close to many of London's top attractions including West End theaters, historic landmarks and famous shopping districts. Step inside the hotel and you’ll find elegant rooms with magnificent views, world-class dining, and modern facilities for business and relaxation - everything you need for a remarkable stay in London.
£286.80 inclusive of VAT (single/double) per night, exclusive of breakfast
Reservations can be made online by clicking here or by calling +44 (0) 2074938000 and mentioning the group code "GAIPN" in order to receive the special room rate.
The deadline date to make reservations is March 22, 2018. On March 23, the remaining hotel rooms will be released, but the hotel will continue to offer the quoted bedroom rate after the reservation deadline, subject to rate and space availability. Based on availability, the room rates will be applied up to 3 calendar days before and 3 calendar days after.
Guests will be able to alter or cancel their reservations up to the reservation deadline date (March 22, 2018) without penalty. After this date, guest rooms will be fully chargeable and non-refundable. All credit cards provided as a guarantee for the bedrooms will be charged upon check-in or upon cancellation after the deadline date.
Check-in time is 3:00 p.m.; check-out time is 12:00 p.m.
The London Hilton on Park Lane is located on prestigious Park Lane, in the heart of Mayfair and overlooks Hyde Park. All areas of central London are easily accessible including the main shopping districts of Knightsbridge, Bond Street and Regent Street, as well as many London attractions like Buckingham Palace which is only a 10-minute walk.
The hotel is just five minutes from Hyde Park Corner or Green Park underground stations by foot, or you can take one of the several bus routes from their doorstep. The Heathrow Express rail service runs to London's Paddington Station, where you can take a taxi directly to the London Hilton on Park Lane Hotel. The Gatwick Express rail service runs directly to London's Victoria Station, where taxis are also available for the 10-minute car journey.
Travel to London
London is one of the most accessible cities in Europe, with 5 international airports offering direct flights to 396 destinations. London Heathrow is the largest, whilst London City airport puts you on the doorstep of east London. London Gatwick is located to the south of the city, and London Luton and Stansted airports offer flights by many low-cost carriers.
Eurostar operates 22 trains a day from Paris, bringing visitors into central London in just over two hours, while 11 trains a day link the city to Brussels in less than two hours.
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London has one of the largest urban transport networks in the world. The quickest way to get around is on the underground system known as the Tube. With 11 color-coded lines and 270 stations, it reaches every corner of the city, whilst the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is the quickest way to reach venues in east London and City airport.
Oyster smartcards, travel cards and tickets can be purchased at stations or online and are accepted on the tube network, DLR trains and buses. The tube runs until midnight on weekdays and 24 hours on Friday and Saturdays on most of the Victoria, Central, Jubilee, Northern and Piccadilly lines.
More than 20,000 licenses black cabs can be hailed on the street, for metered fares, or pre-booked at fixed rates.
There are so many things to do in London, it is tough to know what to do first.
Attractions and sightseeing
With its extraordinary heritage and world-class attractions, London offers some of the best sightseeing in the world. Explore royal palaces and parks, visit blockbuster film locations, and experience sporting glory – there is something for everyone.
Museums and Galleries
London has more museums than any other city in the world – many of them offering free entry – and a host of world-class artworks.
Entertainment & Leisure
London’s shows and concerts are the world’s hottest tickets. Award-winning long-running musicals such as The Lion King, Phantom of the Opera and Wicked vie for attention alongside headline-grabbing new productions from the National Theatre and the critically acclaimed musical Hamilton. For some quiet leisure time, London’s parks and River Thames offer the best of nature in the middle of the city.
Restaurants, Bars & Pubs
London’s vibrant restaurant scene means that you can sample amazing venues from celebrity chefs such as Jamie Oliver, Gary Rhodes, Heston Blumenthal and Gordon Ramsay, visit the latest pop-up bars or experience British favorites too such as fish and chips, afternoon tea and traditional pubs.
The official visitor guide www.visitlondon.com has everything you need to plan your ideal London itinerary. It offers useful tips, sample itineraries, calendar of events, tickets for theatre shows and tours, restaurants and much more.
Visitors Guide - www.visitlondon.com
Travelling in and around London - http://www.visitlondon.com/traveller-information?ref=nav
Transport for London - http://www.tfl.gov.uk/
London Tickets and Offers - http://www.visitlondon.com/tickets-and-offers?ref=nav
Restaurant Bookings - http://www.opentable.co.uk/