It's time to redefine vacations. Success is questioning the status quo. Updating the outdated. That’s why we’re loving the “workation”: the travel trend that blends business and pleasure. And in London—international hub of creativity and commerce—you really can have it all.
Architecture, art, street life, shopping—London holds enriching and engaging spots to satiate all your interests. Give the stuffy tour buses a pass and adventure around on foot or on public transport.
Close the laptop and go a little further afield than the traditional sight-seeing.
Hop on the tube and head out to the House of Dreams Museum that’s anything but your traditional art space. This mural-and-mosaic-glad museum is a kitsch-filled spot that’s perfect for selfies. Artist Stephen Wright uses found materials—from dolls to plastic cups—to adorn the walls of this eclectic and slightly bizarre home.
If just having some chill time as you people-watch is more of your style, put on your best vintage outfit and hang with trend-setters in the ultra-cool Shoreditch neighborhood while downing some pints—like the locals.
Have only a few hours to spare? Try a boat tour or pub crawl along the canals near Camden in “Little Venice.” Or simply stock up on designer duds during an afternoon of shopping for those only-in-London finds in Soho.
Care for a spot of tea, love? Don’t settle for the staid, pinkies-up version: sit down for a cuppa in one of the hippest afternoon tea services of your life at sketch. Part gallery, part salon, part design marvel, sketch adds an edge to a very British tradition.
For lunch or dinner, snag a seat at white-hot Kiln where chefs fire up the ultimate in South East Asian eats. This small spot is an immersive experience for all your senses, from the smell of ginger wafting through the air, to the dance of the kitchen staff, to the taste of mouthwatering plates of lamb and fish.
End your culinary adventures with a handcrafted cocktail at GA Kings X Bar & Kitchen. This chic restaurant serves up pre- or post-night out meals and expertly made drinks in a sophisticated setting that’s effortlessly Instagrammable. GA Kings’ locale is key as it’s inside of one of London’s most contemporary hotels, Pullman London St Pancras, making your work-play balance exponentially easier.
London has been a destination for travelers worldwide since Roman times—yes, people have been partying by the Thames for quite a while. Lucky for you, today this cosmopolitan city offers a lot more in terms of lodging, and, you know, electricity.
Whether you're arriving by rail from the continent or jetting into Heathrow, take a look at Pullman London St Pancras Hotel when you want an ultra-stylish, ultra-connected spot to base your next workation. The conveniences and amenities here are as practical as they are luxurious. Comfy beds, fast Wi-Fi and rainfall showerheads? Done.
London is an enterprising playground for go-getters, doers and innovators. Level up your time in town with an Active Breakfast by Pullman or a Les Mills workout before you get to work.
Speaking of work, Pullman's hyper-connectivity means that you can put together that presentation in the privacy of your suite or meet up with like-minded boundary-pushers and collaborate in our high-tech conference rooms.
With all these perks, Pullman London St Pancras Hotel is the only place in London where you can work, explore and rest in modern luxury. The perfect place to upgrade your next business trip to a workation.