However you want to stay




Enjoy your stay
in comfort and style


Montcalm Royal London House
- City of London


22-25 Finsbury Square, City, Islington,
London, EC2A 1DX,
United Kingdom


Enjoying a central location in the heart of London, right next to Finsbury Square Garden and a short walk from Liverpool Street, Montcalm Royal London House-City of London offers free WiFi, a rooftop bar with spectacular views of the city and a spa.


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London City Suites


42-46 Chiswell Street, City of London,
London, EC1Y 4SB,
United Kingdom


Next to the Barbican, in the heart of The City, this 5-star hotel offers boutique rooms with free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. The London City Suites features a gourmet restaurant and a traditional pub.


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The Montcalm At Brewery London City


52 Chiswell Street, City of London,
London, EC1Y 4SB,
United Kingdom


In the heart of London City district, this 5-star hotel offers luxury rooms with stylish bathrooms and iPod docks. The Barbican Train and Underground Station is less than a 10 minute walk away.


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Malmaison London


136-144 City Road, Islington,
London, EC1V 2RL,
United Kingdom


This boutique hotel in central London offers stylish bedrooms and free WiFi. Located in trendy Clerkenwell, it is just 5 minutes’ walk from Barbican & Farringdon Tube Stations. Chez Mal Restaurant delights, with a mix of traditional steakhouse and classic French brasserie.


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Thistle Barbican Shoreditch


120 Central Street, Islington,
London, EC1V 8DS,
United Kingdom


Situated in the heart of the financial and business hub of London's Square Mile, The Thistle City Barbican is located just 1 mile from the Business Design Centre Exhibition and Conference Centre in Islington. Free WiFi is available throughout the hotel.


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Citadines Barbican London


7-21 Goswell Road, Islington,
London, EC1M 7AH,
United Kingdom


Citadines Apart'hotel Barbican offers modern self-catering apartments, a 2-minute walk from Barbican Underground Station and a short taxi-ride to London Liverpool Street Train Station.


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However you like to travel,
here are some of our recommended routes
to get to The Barbican


By Tube

We are within walking distance from a number of London Underground stations, the closest being Barbican, St Paul’s and Moorgate. To plan your journey and for up to date travel information, visit the TfL website.

By Rail

The nearest train stations are Liverpool Street and Farringdon.

On Foot

Explore the city by visiting us on foot – you can walk to the Barbican within 30 minutes from all over central London. Plan your route with the walking map from nearby tube stations and public transport.  

Until autumn 2019, Moorfields Highwalks will be closed for public access. Find out about alternative routes.

By Bus

Bus Route 153 runs directly past the Barbican along Chiswell Street. We are easily accessible by bus from around the city - plan your journey using the TfL Interactive Bus Map.

By Bicycle

Cycle racks are available at the entrance to Car Park 5 and exit to Car Park 3 and helmets and equipment can be left in our free cloakrooms. our nearest TfL Bicycle Hire docking station is Silk Street. Plan your journey using the TfL Cycle Journey Planner.

By Car

The Barbican is clearly sign-posted and has four car parks on Beech Street and Silk Street.

By Coach

For those visiting by coach, Silk Street is the designated set down and collect point. Find out more.



While you’re with us….
enjoy some culture at The Barbican

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Talks and Workshops
- Inside Abbey Road


This free exhibition is a collaboration between Abbey Road Studios and renowned rock photographer Jill Furmanovsky, looking at the past and present of the iconic studios.


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Art and Design
- Another Kind of Life


Touching on themes of countercultures, subcultures and minorities of all kinds, the show features the work of 20 photographers from the 1950s to the present day.


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Classical Music
- Britten Sinfonia: Adès, Barry and Beethoven


Volatile substances: Thomas Adès and the Britten Sinfonia mix the music of Beethoven and Gerald Barry.


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Contemporary Music
- Ben Folds and a Piano

Taking to the stage with just a grand piano for company, cult hero Ben Folds plays tracks both classic and current.


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And don't forget to...

Limited number of Early Bird Tickets on sale now.