Hotel Near Hackney
Why Amhurst Hotel?
- Close to Hackney (only 2.6 miles)
- Direct transport routes to Hackney & Central London
|Bus||253 (Stamford Hill) to Hackney Central||23mins||£|
|Tube||Manor House to Finsbury Park (Piccadilly, South). Finsbury Park to Highbury & Islington (Victoria, South). Highbury & Islington to Hackney Central (Overground, East)||mins||£|
- Cheap accommodation (From £35.00 per night)
- Families Welcome
- Early Check-in (1.00pm)
- Late Check-out (11.00am)
Hackney was home to the main events during the 2012 London Summer Olympics and offers tourists a chance to relive the experience while captivating the area’s rich history. With Hackney Town Hall Square being developed as a central hub for creativity, the curious traveller is presented with more options for artistic adventure and sightseeing opportunities.
The refurbished Hackney Empire features regular shows from local and foreign productions. The Hackney Museum is in the same area, and this public square surrounds the Library, forming the heart of the district commonly known as Hackney Central.
Hackney presents enough choices to satisfy your fussy palate, from affordable options at Café Journal, Viet Grill, Loco Mojito and Song Que, to fancy meals at Rivington Grill and Les Trois Garcons. For certain cravings, try out Flying Burrito, Best American Pizza and Tas Firn on Bethnal Green for delectable Turkish cuisine.
For live music enthusiasts, check out Haggerston for a night filled with brilliant jazz. The Shacklewell Arms and 93feeteast attracts a younger crowd, but it lets you discover new indie bands of the rock and alternative genre.
The preserved architecture in Hackney resonates with features from the Victorian and Edwardian era. St Augustine’s Tower, remnant of an ancient medieval parish church, still remains the oldest building in the district.
The views in Hackney are spectacular and soothing at the same time, making it a favourite for biking enthusiasts. Sixty-two parks and open spaces are scattered all over the area, seven of which have achieved Green Flag status. Victoria Park is known locally as People’s Park and features annual summer festivals. London Fields holds a farmer's market event every Saturday, where you get to shop for hand-made gifts and vintage clothing.
Hackney is a maze of infinite possibilities, with each aspect presenting a unique experience for the curious traveller.