The meeting point for our tours is the Mercure London Kensington Hotel. Situated in west London, the hotel is a five minute walk from Earls Court station, which can be accessed via both the Piccadilly (dark blue) and District (green) lines of the London Underground. The hotel is easily reached from central London or if you are travelling in from Heathrow airport.



The morning of departure

On the morning of departure we will meet you in the hotel lobby, as shown above, which is next to the main entrance of the hotel. We kindly ask that you arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the stated departure time of your tour.

When you arrive, let reception know that you’re travelling with GO-tours and they’ll help you with anything you need. You’ll find ample seating in the main communal area, both inside and outside, where you can sit while you wait for your Tour Leader to arrive, with tea/coffee and toilet facilities also available.

Those arriving early who would like to have breakfast can do so with Mercure Hotel offering a discounted breakfast rate for those travelling with GO-tours. If your time is limited, the Hotel Mercure also offers a ‘grab & go’ continental-style takeaway breakfast, again at a discounted rate for GO-tours customers.


Should I stay here?

For those requiring accommodation for any part of their stay in London, the Hotel Mercure London Kensington has kindly offered a discount to everyone travelling with GO-tours. Please note: for the best possible rates, be sure to adjust your check-in and check-out times! 

To make your reservation at the Mercure London Kensington Hotel, with our GO-tours discount: CLICK HERE.


Hotel location

Earls Court is one of London’s main accommodation hubs, and there are many hotels in this area. Its location in means it is easily accessible from Heathrow airport, but is also ideally located for those heading into the heart of central London; with the following sites less than 15 minutes away on the London Underground.

- Buckingham Palace                - Piccadilly Circus                 - Trafalgar Square

- Big Ben             - Houses of Parliament            - Westminster Abbey         - London Eye 

- Oxford Street               - West End Theatre District            - Covent Garden

The Hotel Mercure London Kensington is situated in the Royal borough of Chelsea and Kensington; ideally located to explore London’s most famous sites. Above are places easily accessible on the London Underground, but within a 15 minute walking distance you’ll find more of London's best known attractions including: the Royal Albert Hall, Hyde Park, the Natural History, Science and V&A museums and the famous department store Harrods.