Big Ben

Hotels near Big Ben

One of the great attractions to see in the area is Big Ben. Hotels near Big Ben enjoy a great location, close to one of the most significant architectural sights in the country. Contrary to popular belief, Big Ben is actually the name of the bell in the clock tower of the Houses of Parliament, not the tower itself. The bell weighs an astonishing 14 tons, and it’s believed that it was named after Sir Benjamin Hall, the first Commissioner of Works. As you might expect, the clock tower is the largest in Britain, with a diameter of 25 feet. The minute and hour hands are 14 and 9 feet long. Its chime may be heard from many of the hotels near Big Ben.

If you’re staying at the Maiden Oval Hotel, and you’d like some further information about how to reach this landmark attraction, simply talk to our friendly staff today. We’ll be happy to tell you how you can reach Big Ben in under half an hour.