Take a ride on the London Eye for an unforgettable view and experience of a lifetime
Get a view of London like no other, and see as far down the River Thames as the Houses of Parliament and Canary Wharf from a giant Ferris Wheel. Visit one of the most popular tourist attractions during your visit to London by taking a trip on the iconic Coca-Cola London Eye. A unique experience like no other, you can book your own private capsule for an intimate moment or corporate event or simply watch the views on the London skyline rising and fall. Designed by Mark Barfield Architects, the attraction was launched to the public back in the year 2000. It’s become the most popular paid-for attraction for tourists in the UK while also winning over 80 awards for international tourism and architectural quality.
Things to experience near London Eye
As Europe’s tallest Ferris Wheel it’s also been known as the Millennium Wheel since its construction in 1999. Standing at an impressive 443 feet tall the wheel has a diameter of 394 feet – offering the highest public viewing point in the UK capital. It’s little wonder that 3.75 million people visitors ride the wheel each year as you can gain a remarkable viewpoint that you can’t get anywhere else in the city. You can see the structure on the skyline from various parts of London, however, it can be found on the South Bank of the River between Westminster Bridge and Hungerford Bridge.
From other areas of London, it is easy to access the London Eye by transport - the nearest London Underground station is Waterloo, however, you can find that Embankment, Westminster and Charing Cross are all also within easy walking distance.
There’s no better way to sample London life than to stay in a serviced apartments near the London Eye – that’s why our guests opt for our TripAdvisor® award-winning service and luxury accommodation at Fraser Suites Queens Gate.
Upgrade your experience
Don’t waste your precious time in London queuing, plan ahead and pre-book your fast track passes to gain special entry through a separate entry point and skip the lines. Another option to make the trip a truly special one is to upgrade your trip on the London Eye with an extraordinary Champagne Experience. Enjoy a glass of chilled Pommery Brut Royal Champagne served by your own personal host while you take in amazing views of London. Each of the 32 ovoidal capsules weighs 10 tonnes and can carry 25 people, but, you don’t need to share with strangers, book your own private capsule for a group or special occasion for an unforgettable personal experience. This facility is also popular for corporate events to enjoy with colleagues.
Hotels near London Eye - staying at Fraser Suites
Set in stunning Victorian architecture with a timeless classic charm reminiscent of the 19th-century heritage and ambience, our gold-standard serviced residence has recently been refurbished and stands regally in the South Kensington area off Cromwell Road. While the likes of the Kensington Palace, Knightsbridge district, Hyde Park, Harvey Nichols and Victoria & Albert Museum are just a short walk away from our serviced apartments, the rest of London is equally accessible with the Gloucester Road tube station nearby.
Fraser Suites luxury serviced apartments in Queens Gate range from studio to one and two-bedroom accommodation types, all of the 105 fully furnished luxury residences feature warm contemporary interiors, complimentary Wi-Fi access, air conditioning and a safe for your precious belongings.
For a stay with friends or as a couple we recommend our one-bedroom apartments - each enjoys a spacious floor plan with separate living, dining, kitchen and bedroom areas. Our two-bedroom suites are 62sqm and are designed to suit the needs of business travellers with larger family units. Each comes with two double bedrooms or twin bedded rooms and a spacious living room for that home from home feel - the perfect choice of serviced apartments near the London Eye for relaxing before and after a busy day of sightseeing.
Start your day of sightseeing feeling fresh and energised by having breakfast at The Breakfast Room. Our dedicated breakfast service offers delicious options to suit all tastes - whether that is the breakfast buffet or the continental breakfast with hot items, you will not be disappointed. With fresh pastries also on the menu, it’s a wide-ranging breakfast menu that will set anyone up for the day. We only choose the finest quality coffee and with the overall impeccable service from our staff, your needs are taken care of from start to finish. For those who would rather eat in the comfort of their room, we can offer in-suite dining. Other amenities at your disposal include our fully equipped gym and business centre for corporate travellers.
We’re one of the most centrally located hotels near the London Eye and other amenities in the city so reaching this attraction from Fraser Suites Queens Gate is relatively simple. Ride the tube from Gloucester Station on the Tower Hill line for 5 stops till Westminster Station and then walk for 8 minutes and you’ll arrive at the Wheel. Or, if you prefer we can also arrange a taxi to take you there and you’ll reach the destination in around 18 minutes when the roads are quiet.
It’s no wonder our guests return again and again, whether, for business or leisure, we’ve got it all for a comfortable and relaxing stay in London, read our reviews to find out what our visitors commented on. Become a member of Fraser World for extra privileges and special rates for members of our loyalty scheme. We look forward to welcoming you to Fraser Suites Queens Gate.