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A great value London break complete with Thames River sightseeing cruise and overnight accommodation at the Copthorne Tara Hotel, Kensington with breakfast.

What's included?

  • Hop-on Hop-Off River Cruise on the Thames for two (worth £16.88pp)
  • Overnight accommodation at the Copthorne Tara Hotel, Kensington
  • A delicious Continental breakfast served in the morning

At a glance

  • Experience London with City Cruises, London’s No1 River Cruise operator with a Red Rover 24hr pass
  • Make the most of this unforgettable experience as you cruise past Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and the magnificent Cutty Sark, hopping on and off the award winning boats as often as you please.
  • In between stops, you'll be treated to a guided commentary of the many sights along the Thames. Admire the best views from the upper deck and take advantage of unlimited photographic opportunities along your journey

Good to know

  • The cruises departs every 40 minutes, every day of the week, all year round, giving you the chance to explore the many sights of the River Thames
  • The hotel is highly rated for its desirable location
  • Check our details tab for more information about the hotel and your cruise

London tour break: terms and conditions

  • Following the confirmation of your booking you will receive further confirmations of your tickets. Please allow 24 working hours (exc Sat & Sun) for this to be emailed over to you. If in the event you do not receive your itinerary please call our great little team on 01905 792818 who will be on hand to help
  • Please ensure you take copies of all of your confirmations with you
  • Please note this break cannot be cancelled and therefore the Flexibility Payment option is not applicable to this break. If in the event that you need to change the date of your break we will endeavour to amend to another date to suit, subject to an amendment fee of £15. It is likely that additional charges will be incurred

Our saving of 33% highlighted on this offer is calculated based on rates displayed on, compared to the Greatlittlebreaks selling price. An example of our discount throughout January is:

On 30/01/2018, this package totals £235.76, to include a one night stay in a Standard Double Room with breakfast and added value extras, as listed above.

Based on the Greatlittlebreaks price you will save 33%. Our discount was checked on 04/01/2018.

Hotel Details

The contemporary 4* Copthorne Tara is located in a secluded corner of the prestigious Royal Borough of Kensington, exuding charm and elegance with excellent access to everything that London has to offer.
Guests can enjoy a unique dining experience at the Bugis Street Brasserie, serving a range of Singaporean and Malaysian delicacies, or sample British and European cuisine or a cocktail or two at the Brasserie Restaurant and Bar.
Guest bedrooms are spacious and well equipped, offering the perfect London base.
Close to the hotel are several of London's top attractions and places of interest, including Kensington Palace & Gardens, Hyde Park, the renowned Westfield London shopping centre is only a short distance away, while world famous department stores such as Harrods and Harvey Nichols are 10 minutes away, in fashionable Knightsbridge. The only difficult part is deciding where to begin!
Just a two minute walk from High Street Kensington underground station, the cities attractions are just a short journey away.


Check-out: 12:00am

All children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing bedding/cots.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and subject to availability. 
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Car parking is available at a surcharge (£32 per day)


Hyde Park
Buckingham Palace
Piccadilly Circus
Trafalgar Square
Houses of Parliament
Big Ben
London Eye
Tower of London
Wembley Stadium
O2 Arena 
Kensington Square
Kensington Roof Gardens
Opera Holland Park
Kensington High Street
Gloucester Road
Kensington Palace
Earls Court
Leighton House Museum and Art Gallery
Grosvenor Casino The Gloucester London
Westfield London


By Road
From Heathrow airport: Follow Signs from M4, Eastbound to Central London. M4 Leads into A4.
Continue over the Hammersmith Flyover into Cromwell Road, turn left into Marloes Road just before
Cromwell Hospital. Follow Marloes Road Until it veers to the left. Turn right and you are there.
From Gatwick airport: Turn onto the M23 to M25 at Junction 7. Follow signs for Heathrow then take
Junction 15, then same as from Heathrow.

By Rail
Nearest Station - Kensington Olympia: 

By Air 
Nearest Station - London City

By Tube
This hotel is also easily accessible via the London tube link

Nearest Station - High Street Kensington Station

Thames River Cruise Details

Our Hop on Hop Off river cruises is brought to you via one of our partners, City Cruises, London’s No1 sightseeing tour on the Thames    

To redeem your Red Rover River pass please exchange your confirmation at one of the ticket offices located at Westminster, London Eye, Tower or Greenwich Piers.

The River Red Rover is all-day hop on, hop off Thames river pass offering unlimited access to the river for 24 hours. You can hop on and hop off at any one of four piers, with open passage on any City Cruises sightseeing boats for a full day spent exploring the sights of the Thames. 

In between stops, you'll be treated to a guided commentary of the many sights along the Thames. There's so much to see and do with a 24 hour river pass.
The cruises departs every 40 minutes, every day of the week, all year round, giving you the chance to explore the many sights of the River Thames from five piers near popular attractions: Westminster, London Eye, Bankside, Tower of London and Greenwich.


Westminster Pier, Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH
Closest Tube: Westminster Underground Station, London.
London Eye Pier: Westminster Bridge Rd, South Bank, London SE1 7PB
Closest Tube:  Waterloo Underground station, London.
Tower Millennium Pier, Lower Thames St, London EC3N 4DT
Closest Tube:  Tower Hill Underground station, London.

Availability: All week - check timetable.
Duration: As long as you like! Unlimited Hop On – Hop Off

Suitability: Enjoyed by all ages!
This information was correct at time of publish, Dec 2017. 
  • Bar
  • Gym/Weights Room
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • TV
  • Telephone
  • TV (Satellite)
  • Hairdryer
  • FREE WiFi
  • Lift
  • Parking (Charges may Apply)
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Cot
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Air Conditioning
  • Disabled Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Power Shower
  • Bath
  • Fitness Centre (Offsite)
  • WiFi in Public Areas (FREE)
  • WiFi in hotel (FREE)
  • Bath / Shower
  • Iron / Ironing Board
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