Situated in Hammersmith, West London, Abercorn House is ideally located to reach some of the capital’s best live music venues, shops and markets.
This hostel in Hammersmith is just a stone’s throw from the vibrant performance spaces and live music venues of the area. In just over five minutes walk you will come to the Lyric Hammersmith and Eventim Apollo, and in less than a 15-minute stroll you’ll arrive at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire.
The biggest shopping mall in Europe is also within easy reach, as you can walk to Westfield London in Shepherd’s Bush in just 20 minutes. Shopaholics can spend the day browsing the many famous stores and stopping off to refuel at an array of popular eateries.
A little further afield is South Kensington,known as Museumland since it is home to the Science Museum, Natural History Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum. Notting Hill’s trendy shops and famous market stalls on Portobello Road are also within easy reach.
Nearest tube station:
The closest tube station to Abercorn House is Hammersmith, which is on the District, Piccadilly, Circle and Hammersmith & Circle lines. The District Line provides quick access to the museums of South Kensington and tourist attractions of Westminster. The Piccadilly Line connects you directly to Heathrow Airport in one direction and the West End’s bars, clubs and theatres in the other. The Circle and Hammersmith & City linesare an excellent gateway to West London’s hip markets in Shepherd’s Bush and Ladbroke Grove, including the famous Portobello Road Market.
From the airport:
If you are flying to Heathrow Airport you can get to Abercorn Housein little over 30 minutes. Simply take the Piccadilly Line on the London Underground from the airport to Hammersmith Tube Station, and within a few minutes’ stroll you will arrive at your London accommodation.
Those arriving at Gatwick Airport should take a Gatwick Express or Southern Railway train to London Victoria, which takes around 30 minutes. From there you can take a westbound London Underground tube on the District Line to Hammersmith Station, which takes around 15 minutes. Your London hostel is then just a few minutes walk away.