Luxury Hotels Near London Eye | The Cavendish Hotel
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London Eye

10-15 minutes
From the Hotel
The London Eye has now become one of the iconic sights of London. Opened in March 2000 the wheel is a metaphor for the turning of the century. The Cavendish London is a 4 star hotel near London Eye that is perfect for visiting the famous attraction.

  • The London Eye is 135m/443ft high and weighs 2100 tonnes. 
  • There are 32 capsules attached to the wheel which travels gently at a speed of 26cm per second.
  • Each rotation takes 30 minutes in which time you can marvel at the views that span up to 40km in all directions (depending on the weather).
  •  This is the UK's most popular paid for visitor attraction, visited by over 3.5 million people a year.
  •  The London Eye is within walking distance from several underground stations including Waterloo, Embankment, Charing Cross and Westminster. Waterloo is the closest tube station.
Gift shop and caf├ęs
The London Eye gift shop is located next to the London Eye wheel, opposite the ticket office entrance. The gift shop offers a range of high quality London Eye gifts and souvenirs to help make your flight on the London Eye special. Gifts and souvenirs include photography, guidebooks and in-flight mini guides. Zen Cafe offers a range of tea, coffee, drinks, sandwiches, cakes and snacks. There are two cafes: one inside County Hall and one opposite the gift shop, with great views of the London Eye.