Pestana Chelsea Bridge
100 (1949 reviews)/
100 (1949 reviews)/
The Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel lies on the banks of the River Thames in the fashionable enclave of Chelsea.
With a modern interior, the Pestana Chelsea Bridge rooms are larger than average for London. Rooms feature iPod docking stations, safes, and Internet. Ask about the Deluxe special access room for those with accessibility needs.
The independently run spa with heated pool, sauna and steam room have professional therapists providing treatments. Meanwhile The Pestana can host events with up to 500 delegates across eight adaptable rooms.
Atlantico Restaurant offers a taste of Southern Europe, particularly Portuguese including pastries and continental meats in the morning, seafood, pasta, and game meats in the evening. The Atlantico Lobby Bar serves tapas and colourful cocktails.
The Pestana Chelsea Bridge is next to the tranquil Battersea Park and just over the bridge from Saatchi Gallery and near the Chelsea Flower Show.
The Chelsea Flower Shower is a four-day event that takes place during May. It is organised by the Royal Horticultural Society and is held in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea. The origins of this event date back to 1852 and today it is attended by 157,000 visitors, which is the maximum number of visitors allowed inside the grounds. There are four different grades of awards presented for each category, these are gold, silver-gilt, silver and bronze. The main award categories are Flora (Floral and garden exhibits), Hogg (tree exhibits), Knightian (vegetables and herbs), Lindley (education and scientific) and Grenfell (pictures and photographs. There are also several special awards each year. Public ticket prices are £23 each with discounts available for RHS members.
Westminster Cathedral is the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church in Britain. It was designed by architect John Francis Bentley in an Early Christian Byzantine style and completed in 1903. Its interior is decorated with a selection of more than 100 different kinds of marble and a variety of mosaics. The tower of the church is accessible via a lift. There are also a cafe shop and a gift shop on the site. Tube: Victoria (Victoria Line, District & Circle Line) Rail : Victoria Bus : 11, 24, 148, 507, 211 Westminster Cathedral and its facilities are fully accessible.