If you’re booking a last-minute break to London and plan on getting some Christmas shopping done, be ready to plan your schedule down to the second. London’s busiest shopping season can get a little hectic. There is plenty to keep you busy and many different shops to explore but to succeed in getting the gifts you need, you need to have an action plan. Consider these tips for a stress-free, successful last-minute shopping trip.
Booking a trip to London in the lead up to Christmas means it’d be a shame not to indulge in some of the many festive events organised throughout the city. We’ve made it easy to find both your ideal accommodation and the best Christmassy events for your stay with our fully bespoke Christmas Map.
It could not be easier to create and plan your London Christmas trip, from the best accommodation option to day-time and night-time entertainment throughout your stay. Our fully tailored maps take into account what you want from your trip and make suggestions to add to your itinerary. Discover the best of what London has to offer this festive season and get the most out of the city with our Interactive Map.
In preparation for the Amba Hotels City of London Mile, we caught up with James Ruskin of Run-Fast to get up to speed on running in the capital. Whether you live in London, are coming to take part in the run, or just visit occasionally, James’ running tips will have you lacing up those trainers and hitting the park in no time.
Paul Walsh took on the role of Head Concierge at Amba Hotel Marble Arch when it opened in December 2015, and we know we’re in good hands – he was named London Concierge of 2014, beating 78 other nominees. As he’s worked in and around Marble Arch for eight and a half years already, we wanted to pick his brain on some of the best local sights and sounds in light of the new hotel launch.