Little Venice is an incredible and unique London neighborhood that will remember you the magnificence on the original Venice. The original name of Little Venice was referring to the point where Gran Union Canal meets Regents Canal, but nowadays all the area is known as Little Venice.
Little Venice is just five minutes away from our Equity Point London Hostel. It’s a perfect place to go for a pleasant walk and enjoy its superb restaurants, bars and cafes. Unarguably Little Venice is an area with an astonishing vive.
Little Venice is the perfect place to go for a morning waterside walk, and if you follow the Canal route north-east you’ll end at Camden in just 2.5 miles (about an hour walking), and through the way you’ll stroll across Regents Park and the London Zoo.
If you visit our hostel in London, and you fancy a good meal, you should pay a visit to the Borough Market which is one of the biggest food markets in London and sells food from all over the world. The wholesale market opens at 2am until 8am but there’s also a retail market that opens Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Historically, the Borough Market was a fruits and vegetables market, but nowadays you can find all kinds of food from all over the world that is known for its gourmet foods and the quality of its products.
I’m sure you’re already preparing this year Valentine’s Day. My proposal is to book a private room at Equity Point London and to explore all the incredible possibilities that London offers in such a special date.
You can always do the classic stuff, a date with dinner and maybe a play –there are some incredible plays and musicals at the West End- but you can also try something different, maybe more risky but also unforgettable. Continue reading →
The 29th of April at Westminster Abbey will take place the Royal Wedding so Prince William and Kate Middleton will get married. The event will be huge and all the city of London will do its best to improve its appearance.
It’s the perfect occasion to enjoy London and all its classic glamour. So if you want to attend and watch live how Kate Middleton gets to Westminster Abbey by car –this time there won’t be a carriage-, you can stay at Equity Point London Hostel. Continue reading →
Did you know that Equity Point Hostel in London is really close to Hyde Park? In less than five minutes walking you’ll be at one of the most gorgeous parks in London, and until January 4th there’s extra fun with the Winter Wonderland attractions.
At the Winter Wonderland you can find the most amazing German Christmas Market in England with free entry; the largest skate rink in London with 1.400 square meters and capacity for 400 skaters; an iconic 50 meters observation wheel; a winter circus; and loads of attractions including the possibility to visit Santa.
Tendencias.tv is a popular coolhunter Spanish web that has published an amazing video post about our hostel in London. The video is really fun but the best of it all is that you can see almost every corner of the hostel.
If you want to feel all the coolness inside the hostel and the young and friendly atmosphere that we offer, don’t forget to take a look at the video. You’ll love it!
Like every November the ice skate rinks in London are opening for the season that will end in March. It’s always a pleasure to spend a cold evening skating outdoors, so if you come to visit us this winter at our London Hostel don’t forget to some time skating.
There are many ice skate rinks in London but here’s a list with the most incredible ones: Continue reading →
If you’ve decided to stay with us at Equity Point London Hostel for Halloween there are a lot of interesting parties and events to have the most terrifying Halloween of your life. Here is our top five of the most scaring Halloween parties: Continue reading →
For many years Camden Market has become an indispensable walk for all London visitors and now it’s one London’s top attractions. Originally the Camden Market was only opened on Sundays, but nowadays most stalls are also available on Saturday and many of them also open on week days. Getting to Camden Market form Equity Point Hostel in London it’s pretty easy and it’s only twenty minutes away with the tube.
At the Camden Market you can find virtually everything: clothing, music, antiques, ethnic art, food, drinks… And also, on Sundays there’s live music and plays in the evenings. The opening hours are from 10 in the morning until 18 in the afternoon.
Literature fans have several spots to visit in London but probably the most interesting is the Charles Dickens Museum. Charles Dickens only lived here for two years, form 1837 to 1839, but it’s the only Dickens house that has survived over time. The house is located at 48 Doughty Street, at Bloomsbury, just a few minutes away from our hostel in London.
Charles Dickens moved in a year after he got married and lived in with his wife and his three eldest children –two of them born in the house-. During the two years that he lived in the house, Charles Dickens finished ‘The Pickwick Papers’, wrote the entire ‘Oliver Twist’ and ‘Nicholas Nickleby’ and started writing ‘Barnaby Rudge’. Continue reading →