Friday, October 16, 2009

Hotel options for conference attendees

Conference attendees should make arrangements for lodging during the event. The list below includes hotels close to UNICEF UK, where the conference will take place. The address is: 30a Great Sutton Street, London EC1V 0DU.

We have not yet visited any of these hotels, so we can't make recommendations, but online reviews indicate that they are good quality with reasonable prices. This website has a list of hotels which are within 1-2 miles of UNICEF UK’s offices. You can book through this site (prices tend to include taxes and breakfast but double- check) or contact the hotels directly (full hotel details below).

  • Thistle City Barbican – 10 mins from UNICEF UK. Central Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V 8DSTel: UK 0871 376 9004, Int +44 870 333 9101, To get the best rates, call the hotel and ask for their government rate.
  • Citadines Barbican Apartments – 8 mins from UNICEF UK7-21 Goswell Road, London EC1M 7AHApartment/hotel with double sofa beds.
  • Holiday Inn Express London City – 20 minutes from UNICEF UK.
  • The Rookery – 8 mins from UNICEF UK; 1 min from Farringdon tube 12 Peters Lane, London, EC1M 6DS tel: 020 73360931‎, 0871 223 5000‎

  • The Zetter – 3 mins from UNICEF UK. 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, London EC1M 5RJ

  • Malmaison – 10-15 mins from UNICEF UK. Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6AH. Expensive but offers ‘Saver Rates’ online.
  • Crowne Plaza – 30-35 mins from UNICEF UK. 100 Shoreditch High Street E1 6QJ
  • Travel Lodge London City – 20-25 mins from UNICEF UK. 7-12 City Road, London EC1Y 1AE.

Other hotel/apartments – a little further afield:

Other hotels which are 30-40 mins away from UNICEF UK’s office (no special rate):


Bedford Hotel
Southampton Row, London WC1B 4HD
Reservations: + 44 (0) 20 7636 7822

Russell Square
London WC1B 5BB
Reservations: +44 (0)20 7837 3655

UNICEF UK has a special rate with Grange Hotels. The hotels below are near Russell Square/Covent Garden area (30-30 minutes’ walk from Clerkenwell). When booking your reservation, use the UNICEF Rates Access ID: 18072 for the special rate.


50-60 Southampton Row
Tel: 020 7242 1800
London WC1B 4AR

2-5 Montague Street
Tel: 020 7580 2224
London, WC1B 5BU

7 Montague Street
Tel: 020 7323 1717
London, WC1B 5BP

Bloomsbury Townhouse Collection

39-40 Bedford Place
Tel: 020 7636 2474
London, WC1B 5JT

31-32 Bedford Place
Tel: 020 7580 7088
London, WC1B 5JH

34-37 Bedford Place
Tel: 020 7307 1575
London, WC1B 5JR

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