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COMO The Halkin is perfectly situated in a quiet residential street in London’s leafy Belgravia, close to Hyde Park, Knightsbridge shopping and the heart of the British capital. A city continually evolving and always surprising, London sets the bar for the rest of the world when it comes to luxury, fashion, design and gastronomy.

As a guest of COMO The Halkin, you benefit from a concierge team who can give you access to these different seams, with up-to-date insider knowledge. To experience London on a bespoke, personal level, or for more information, approach the concierge team at the Front Desk or email guest services on concierge.thehalkin@comohotels.com.

Nearby Attractions

  • Kensington Gardens: These gardens feature Kensington Palace, with its peaceful Italian Gardens, the famous Peter Pan statue and the seven-mile Diana Memorial Walk. Children will love the huge wooden pirate ship.
  • Buckingham Palace: The Queen’s official residence when she’s in London. If the Royal Standard is flying above the palace, she’s there.
  • Green Park: Lying between Buckingham Palace and Piccadilly, this former duelling ground covers 47 acres. A peaceful refuge in the city, with mature trees and grassland.
  • Science Museum: The Science Museum has over 40 galleries and many hands-on exhibits dedicated to major scientific advances over the last 300 years. Also includes an IMAX cinema showing state-of-the-art science films.

Activities

  • Horse riding, fitness classes and boating: Hyde Park is home to the Serpentine, a popular boating lake, and Rotten Row, a renowned riding track. A number of summer open-air events take place here, and Speakers’ Corner draws a crowd each Sunday.
  • Changing of the Guard: For a display of British pomp, watch this ceremony outside Buckingham Palace. Here, one member of the Queen’s Guard replaces another on duty, in a formal display accompanied by music.