Oxford Street London
Hotels Near Oxford Street London
Located on the tranquil street of Queensborough Terrace in Central London, Queen’s Park Hotel is a stunning Victoria building dating back to the 1900’s and it is superbly located close to Hyde Park which is only a 15 minute walk and Oxford Street which is only 25 minutes walk from the hotel on the north eastern corner of Hyde Park. At the Queens Park Hotel, all guests are treated to exceptionally comfortable hotel rooms which include views of the city of London while there are plenty of dining options nearby as well as the ‘Terrace Restaurant’ which is located in Queen’s Park Hotel.
When you arrive at Queen’s Park Hotel, you have to make sure you check out Oxford Street in the West End of London during your stay. Oxford Street runs east from the end of Hyde Park at the Marble Arch all the way to Tottenham Court Road via Oxford Circus. It is Europe’s busiest shopping street, with around half a million daily visitors and is also home to hundreds of shops. It is also one of London’s most popular tourist attractions. The street runs for approximately 1.2 miles or 1.9 kilometres.
The history of the street dates back as far as the 12th century where up to the 17th century it went through a number of developments and name changes. Oxford Street changed in character from residential to retail towards the end of the 19th century, and by the 1930s, the street was almost entirely retail which is still the case today.
Stores On Oxford Street London
As the character of the street developed more towards retail in the 19th century, shops such as drapers, cobblers and furniture stores opened on the street, some of which expanded into the first department stores. John Lewis started in a small store back in 1864 while Selfridges opened in 1909. Today, Oxford Street is home to a number of major department stores and flagship retail outlets. Some of the notable brands on the street include Marks & Spencer, Zara, Topshop, Foot Locker, H&M, Nike, Pandora and many more.
Oxford Street is very accessible being walking distance from Queens Park Hotel. It is also served by the Marble Arch, Bond Street, Oxford Circus and Tottenham Court Road tube stations giving easy access to the rest of London.
While staying at Queens Park Hotel, make your visit to Oxford Street a part of your larger exploration of London. To help make planning your trip a lot easier, check out our Journey Planner for more info.
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