There are numerous advantages to staying outside of the busy city centre, but with the option of being able to step back into it with easy access either via efficient public transport, or by foot. Dominated by the ‘old power station’, now being transformed into a modern commercial development known as ‘Nine Elms’, you will be surprised by the emerging variety of restaurants and retail options soon to be found London’s latest most trendy node. Reaching Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel either by cab or underground from the busy Heathrow and Gatwick airports, or main Victoria train station, you will immediately notice the more tranquil surrounds of the Thames River and Battersea Park, in contrast to the congestion of the City centre. The hotel lobby, very charming and busy, you will find visitors from all over the world. Many of these are here for meetings or business while others in search of cultural, and artistic and tourist entertainment within city. Check-in is warm and efficient and in no time you will find yourself in the luxury of your spacious modern room. What will immediately take you by surprise, is the sheer size of the rooms, be it the Deluxe or Suite accommodation. All rooms are well appointed with abundant natural light, modern furnishings and separate bathroom and shower cubicle. The quality of the rooms and amenities, will clearly confirms that you are staying in a top class 4* hotel. The generous king size or twin beds offer superb comfort and relaxation, a distinctive feature which has impressed many local and international sports teams choosing to stay at Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel. And once settled in, it's time to explore your surroundings. For casual dining or meeting colleagues and friends, enjoy the contemporary atmosphere of the Atlantico Bar, ideal for light meals and dishes to enjoy throughout the day, with your choice from a wide selection of beers, wines, cocktails and soft drinks. For a more substantial meal, the Atlantico Restaurant will temp you with an excellent variety of Chef’s specialty dishes, including the popular Tapas Buffet table and Roast of the Day. But this is London… City of culinary choice beyond imagination. Within easy reach of the hotel’s location, you will be impressed by the diverse range of restaurants, bars and typically English ‘pub’ options. Sloane Square and its rather posh extension into Sloane Street, and Kings Road, are only 15 minutes from the hotel. Luxury stores, boutiques, hair and beauty salons, departmental stores and jewelers, show off the very latest in global fashion trends. On Saturday’s, you will easily lose yourself within the amazing food market selling traditional dishes from exotic countries around the world. And for your ‘artistic’ appetite, enjoy a taste of Saatchi Gallery situated in York Square, well worth a browse to view its highly reputed range of art pieces. Knightsbridge, home of the one and only Harrods Store, is within a 20 minute bus ride or 30 minute walk from the Hotel, and considered a ‘must do’ excursion during your visit to London. Its amazing food halls and endless floors of fashion, restaurants and jewellery items, will demand your full attention and pleasure. Venturing towards Westminster, along the banks of the Thames, you will find some interesting ‘finds’ along the way, such as the modern Tate Britain gallery, Westminster Houses of Parliament, Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Westminster Cathedral and the London Eye. Visits to London need planning and often long booking windows needed for the many renowned exhibitions, shows, theatres and popular new restaurants. Don’t miss out on a highly recommended visit to the new fashion district of Shoreditch with its hip architecture and attractions, including the place to be seen ‘ Chiltern Firehouse’. All of this and more can be explained by the willing and competent front desk hotel team. Escaping the frenzy of the City, return and enjoy the soothing atmosphere of the Pestana Chelsea Bridge Spa, specifically designed to incorporate the ambience of its surroundings. The décor theme ‘spa in the park’ perfectly creates the feeling of leisure and relaxation as you enjoy the heated pool and lounge area or sauna and steam rooms. Specialized beauty treatments and massages can be booked according to your needs and are tailored to suit your personal requirements, be that either esthetic, moisturizing or energizing. You will feel ready for your next day in London.