Many museums and London family attractions have now reopened their doors with extra safety measures in place. It is mandatory to make reservations in advance before entering and you will be provided with a specific timeslot. Both museums and many London attractions have placed arrows inside indicating a one-way route, as well as signs showing where you should be standing at a 2- metre distance ensuring a safe visit for all. For more information on open London attractions and museums, please visit Visit London. Theatres are still closed until further notice however some are scheduled to reopen from October 2020 with several others to follow. Please visit Official London Theatre for the latest news and updates on shows.
Restaurants & Shopping
As of 17 May, many restaurants will have reopened for guests to enjoy. We would recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment as due to safety protocols, restaurants are only able to accommodate a certain number of guests per lunch and dinner sitting. Our concierge team will be happy to make reservations for you based on your preference upon arrival alternatively, you can search for restaurants and book directly via Open Table. All shopping streets including Oxford Street and Covent Garden, as well as large department stores including Harrods and Selfridges are open for visitors to enjoy. It is compulsory to wear a face mask in all shops and shopping centres.
Trains coming in and out of the city are now available to be booked. For the latest information please visit National Rail. Public transport including buses and the London underground are still running as normal, but you must wear a face mask.
Holmes Hotel is surrounded by high-end fashion boutiques, cafés and restaurants The Wallace Collection , Selfridges and Regent’s Park are all within walking distance meaning you can explore the city on foot. Bikes are also available to hire across the city as another alternative.
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Imperial War Museum
2.7 mi / 4.35 km from the hotel
A deeply moving museum, the Imperial War Museum preserves the stories of Britain's armed conflicts from World War I to the present.