Olympia is an affordable hotel in central London, in the stunning Earl’s Court area, in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.

This budget bed & breakfast comprises 25 comfortable, luminous and modern rooms which offer guests private bathroom, TV, tea and coffee making facilities, telephone and hairdryer.

Hotel Olympia is only one minute walking from Earls Court tube station (Warwick Road exit Piccadilly & District Lines) which gives fast connections to Heathrow airport and underground;
Earls Court Exhibition Centre, Royal Albert Hall, the most famous museums, renowned restaurants and bars are within easy reach.

If you are looking for an accommodation value for money, in central London, Olympia is the right choice. The professional staff will greet you with a warm welcome and will be always ready to comply you with your wishes. In hotel Olympia you will feel at home and you will enjoy a pleasant stay.

Hotel Olympia has a no-smoking policy.

Why choose Olympia:

  • Helpful staff
  • High standard of services
  • Central location
  • Exceptionally connected with the most popular attractions in London
  • Direct line (Piccadilly) to Heathrow Airport (journey time is approximately 30 minutes)

Hotel Olympia facilities:

  • 24 hour Reception
  • Continental breakfast
  • Security cameras in public areas
  • Wake-up calls
  • Free Wi-Fi internet connection in the lobby
  • Fax/Photocopy facilities (additional charge)

Hotel Olympia Neighbourhood:

  • Royal Albert Hall
  • Earls Court Exhibition Centre (1 minute walk from hotel Olympia)
  • London 2012 Events
  • British museum
  • Tate Modern
  • National Gallery
  • National History Museum
  • London Eye
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Madame Tussauds
  • Science Museum
  • Harrods
  • Oxford Street
  • Westfield Shopping Centre
  • Wimbledon Tennis Championships
  • Portobello Market

Earls Court Exhibition Centre

Earls Court Exhibition is an exhibition hall, conference centre, corporate and live event venue located in central London, in Earls Court area. Earls Court Exhibition Centre hosts more then 200 events every year satisfying all different guest expectations.
For the list of all events held at the Earls Court Exhibition Centre please check the website.

To get here from Hotel Olympia you can walk only for 5 minutes.

  • Website: http://www.eco.co.uk/
  • Address: Earls Court Exhibition Centre, Warwick Road, London, SW5 9TA
  • Tube station: Earl’s Court

Royal Albert Hall

Royal Albert Hall is a British landmark and one of the world’s most famous theatre. This international stage was opened in 1871 by the Queen Victoria, her husband Prince Albert wanted to create a “central hall” in heart of London to strengthen the passion for Arts and Sciences. Every year there are 360 events including classical music, jazz, world music, circus, rock, pop, opera, dance, comedy, tennis, dinners, award ceremonies. On daily basis, except Wednesday, you can take part of tours around the Royal Albert Hall, for more details click here.
To get here from Hotel Olympia you can walk for circa 10 minutes or take the Piccadilly Line (Journey time approximately 5 minutes).

British Museum

The British Museum is one of the main landmarks in London where you can discover in its permanent collection eight million works such as the Turquoise serpent, the Rosetta stone, the Parthenon sculptures, the Mosaic of Christ and the Assyrian Lion Hunt reliefs.

The British Museum is conveniently located in the north of Covent Garden, on Great Russell Street.

To get here from Hotel Olympia take the Piccadilly and Northern Lines (Journey time approximately 20 minutes).

  • Opening time: Monday – Sunday, 10am – 5pm
  • Ticket: free admission (special exhibitions are chargeable)
  • Website: http://www.britishmuseum.org
  • Address: Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG
  • Tube station: Tottenham Court Road, Holborn, Russell Square, Goodge Street

Tate Modern

4.7 million visitors per year make the Tate Modern the most visited modern art gallery in the world. Only at the Tate Modern you can see for free the prestigious works of international artists: Matisse, Picasso, Rothko, Dalí, Pollock, Warhol and Bourgeois, etc. If you would love to discover more about twentieth-century art and artists try the Interactive zone where you can read books, watch movies and play games.

To get here from Hotel Olympia take the District Line (Journey time approximately 20 minutes).

  • Opening time: Sunday – Thursday, 10am – 6pm; Friday and Saturday, 10 am – 10 pm
  • Ticket: free admission (special exhibitions are chargeable)
  • Website: http://www.tate.org.uk/modern/
  • Address: Bankside, London, SE1 9TG
  • Tube station: Southwark

National Gallery

The art museum displays circa 2,300 paintings from 1250 to 1900 which includes Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Turner, Renoir, Cezanne and Van Gogh. Plan in advance your visit, at the National Gallery you can see new paintings every month, catch a free talk on art, take a 60 minutes tour of the collection and watch movies.

To get here from Hotel Olympia take the Piccadilly Line (Journey time approximately 20 minutes).

  • Opening time: Daily 10am – 6pm; Friday 10 am – 9 pm
  • Ticket: free admission (special exhibitions are chargeable)
  • Website: http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/
  • Address: Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN
  • Tube station: Charing Cross

National History Museum

It’s one of the most exciting and interactive museums in London.

The National History Museum displays in total more than 70 million specimens: 55 million animals, 9 million fossils, 6 million plant specimens, 500,000 rocks and minerals, 3,200 meteorites, 17 million insect and 3 million plant specimens. All permanent galleries are free, only temporary exhibitions are chargeable.
Thanks to special activities, kids can enjoy their visit to the Museum interacting with sculptures, attending puppet shows and meeting historical character and lots more.

To get here from Hotel Olympia you can walk for circa 10 minutes or take the Piccadilly Line (Journey time approximately 5 minutes).

  • Opening time: Monday – Friday 08am – 5.50pm; Saturday – Sunday 9 am – 5.50 pm
  • Ticket: free admission (special exhibitions are chargeable)
  • Website: http://www.nhm.ac.uk
  • Address: Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, London, SW7 5BD
  • Tube station: South Kensington

London Eye

The EDF Energy London Eye is the tallest ferries wheel in Europe (135 metres). Since 2000, year of its launch, it has greeted more than 39 million visitors.

London Eye offers breathtaking views of the city. All included in the ticket price you can also experience 4D sensory effects: you can feel the wind, snow and floor shaking.
If you are in London on New Year’s Eve, absolutely don’t miss the spectacular fireworks launched over the London Eye. You will never forget this event.

To get here from Hotel Olympia take the District Line (Journey time approximately 13 minutes).

  • Opening time: Winter: October – May, Monday – Sunday 10am – 8pm;
  • Summer: June – September, Monday – Sunday, 10 am – 9 pm
  • Ticket: from £9.50 to £18.60
  • Website: http://www.londoneye.com
  • Address: Riverside Building, County Hall, London, SE1 7PB
  • Tube station: Waterloo, Embankment, Charing Cross, Westminster

Victoria and Albert Museum

Welcome to world’s greatest museum of decorative art and design with a collection of more 4.5 million objects. At the Museum there are several things to do, you can admire baroque, gothic, medieval, modernism, neo-classicism, renaissance and surrealism styles or attend interesting courses about art, take part of the free daily tours and creative activities. Victoria and Albert Museum is also an alternative location where you can chitchat with your friends while you are eating or drinking at the restaurant.

To get here from Hotel Olympia you can walk for circa 10 minutes or take the Piccadilly Line (Journey time approximately 5 minutes).

  • Opening time: Daily 10am – 5:45pm; Friday 10 am – 10 pm
  • Ticket: free admission (special exhibitions are chargeable)
  • Website: http://www.vam.ac.uk
  • Address: Cromwell Road, London, SW7 2RL
  • Tube station: South Kensington

Madame Tussauds

In London it’s the only place where you can find international stars “living” under the same roof; Rihanna, Obama, Queen Elisabeth, Madonna and many other celebrities are ready to take a picture with you. Madame Tussauds contains 300 wax figures, is divided in six interactive zones where customers can enter the Big Brother diary room, watch movies made by Aardman animations, sing and dance. For those who love the danger the Chamber is the only gallery where serial killers skulk.
To get here from Hotel Olympia you can take the Piccadilly (Journey time approximately 20 minutes).

  • Opening time: Monday – Sunday 9:30am – 5:30pm
  • Ticket: from £16.00 to £28.80
  • Website: http://www.madametussauds.com/
  • Address: Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LR
  • Tube station: Baker Street

Science Museum

The museum covers five different floors where 300,000 objects of technology and science, from the past to the future, are displayed. The ground floor comprehends vehicles and space exploration. The first floor is dedicated to food, gas, structural metals and communications. On the second floor you can increase your knowledge about nuclear power, printing and computing. The third floor looks at photography and optics with electricity and the last two floors explore the science of medicine. Admission is free but you would like to go to the IMAX theatre or be involved in exciting simulator rides extra charge will be applied.
To get here from Earls’ Court Gardens hotel you can walk for circa 10 minutes or take the Piccadilly Line (Journey time approximately 5 minutes).

  • Opening time: Monday – Sunday 10:00am – 6:00pm
  • Ticket: free admission (special exhibitions are chargeable)
  • Website: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/
  • Address: Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2DD
  • Tube station: South Kensington

Harrods

Luxury, glamour and uniqueness are the key concepts that you can find at Harrods. The British department store is huge; it covers seven floors and 330 departments, only here you can buy expensive clothes, eat in the finest restaurants, drink the best wine, all in the same department. Guided by the motto “All Things for All People, Everywhere”, Harrods satisfies all shopping lovers’ needs. The famous department store offers to fashion victims a special programme known as “By Appointment”, you can book a personal shopper who will help you with all your requests, with no limits to your fashion desires.

The best time to visit Harrods is in the evening, when 11,500 light bulbs illuminate it, making the atmosphere more magic.

To get here from Hotel Olympia you can walk for circa 20 minutes or take the Piccadilly Line (Journey time approximately 5 minutes).

  • Opening time: Monday – Saturday 10am – 8 pm; Sunday 11:30am – 6pm
  • Website: http://www.harrods.com/
  • Address: 87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7XL
  • Tube station: Knightsbridge

Oxford Street

300 shops, restaurants, bars, cafés, hotels are the main elements that make Oxford Street the busiest shopping street in Europe. Most shops open at 10 am until 07pm with late nights on Thursday. Oxford Street is well known for its three department stores as Selfridge, Debenhams and House of Fraser. Please, visit the website for the latest promotions.
To get here from Hotel Olympia you can take the Piccadilly and change for the Victoria Line (Journey time approximately 10 minutes).

  • Opening time: Mon – Fri 9am – 8 pm; Thur 9am – 9pm; Sat 9am – 7pm; Sun 12pm – 6pm
  • Website: http://www.oxfordstreet.co.uk/
  • Tube station: Bond Street, Marble Arch, Oxford Circus, Victoria Line, Piccadilly Circus

49 Earl’s Court Square
London SW5 9BY
Reception: +44 (0)2073703419/ +44 (0)2073731409
Fax: +44 (0)2071682667
E-mail: info@hotelolympia.co.uk
Website: www.hotelolympia.co.uk
Tube Station: 1 minute from Earl’s Court

Hotel Olympia is only one minute walk from Earl’s Court tube station which includes Piccadilly (Blue) and District (Green) Lines.

Upon arrival at the Earl’s Court underground station take Warwick road exit, turn left, cross Penywern road, hotel Olympia is on the second street corner (Earl’s Court Square).

BY UNDERGROUND:

From Heathrow Airport: take the Piccadilly line board on train headed Cockfosters/ Arnos Grove to Earls’ Court.
(Journey time approx 45 minutes).

From King’s Cross St Pancras Tube Station: take the Piccadilly line board on a train headed Heathrow Terminal 4/ Heathrow Terminal 5/ Rayners Lane/ Northfields/ Uxbridge to Earl’s Court. (Journey time approx 25 minutes).

From London Victoria Tube Station: take the District Line board on train headed Wimbledon/ Ealing Broadway/ Richmond to Earl’s Court. (Journey time approx 7 minutes).

From Paddington Tube Station: take District Line board on train headed Wimbledon/ Ealing Broadway/ Richmond to Earl’s Court. (Journey time approx 30 minutes).

BY TRAIN (RAILWAY):

From Heathrow Airport: take the Heathrow Express to London Paddington Station. Take the District Line board on train Wimbledon or Kensington to Earl’s Court. (Journey time approx 30 minutes).

From Gatwick Airport: take the Gatwick Express to London Victoria Rail Station, and then change at Victoria underground Station. Look for the District Line board on train Wimbledon/ Ealing Broadway/ Richmond to Earl’s Court. (Journey time approx 50 minutes).

From Stansted Airport: take the Stansted Express to London Liverpool Street. At Liverpool Street Underground Station take the Central Line board on train Northolt/ West Ruislip/ Ealing Broadway/ North Acton/ White City to Notting Hill Gate Underground Station. Here change for District Line board on train Wimbledon to Earl’s Court. (Journey time approx 1 hour and 20 minutes).

BY TAXI:

Heathrow Airport: From Terminal 1,2,3 to Hotel Olympia the price is approximately £45. From Terminal 4,5 the price is approximately £52.
(Journey time approx 40 minutes).

Gatwick Airport: From Gatwick to Hotel Olympia the price is approximately £70. (Journey time approx 1 hour and 30 minutes).

Stansted Airport: From Stansted to Hotel Olympia the price is approximately £85. (Journey time approx 1 hour and 30 minutes).
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