£199 per person
Covent Garden is the ultimate destination for a magical festive experience. Visit the West End's famous shopping streets, including flagship-lined Oxford Street. Head to Covent Garden for a diverse mix of designer labels, vintage stores. There are Christmas lights all over London, both central and further afield, with each area, district or high street taking responsibility for their own illuminations. The West End Christmas lights are the most famous ones, drawing huge crowds each year. Maybe take in one of the many shows on offer in the evening.
Strand Palace Hotel: Located in the heart of London and dating from 1909 and featuring original art deco touches from the 1920s, this stately hotel is surrounded by restaurants and cafes in the West End theatre district. It's an 8-minute walk from Trafalgar Square and a 5-minute walk from Covent Garden tube station. Casual rooms feature free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Upgraded rooms add iPod docks, Nespresso machines and sitting areas; some also have air-conditioning. Room service is available 24/7.
£40 Single supplement!