The South Place Hotel, situated halfway between Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, and which gets a ‘Wonderful’ rating on is offering friends and family of Barbican residents ‘Staycations’ from the 18th December to the 3rd January, and rates from £199 (excluding New Year’s Eve) plus a glass of champagne.

South Place Hotel South West corner Allies and Morrison Architects Conran + Partners

Prices are based on 2 sharing with breakfast, free in-room cinema, steam and sauna, heated gardens and cocktail lounges to keep you busy.  To book, email or phone 020 3503 0000 and cite ‘South Place  Happy Christmas to me’. Special rates are subject to availability.

Named as one of the Big Six Art hotels worldwide and one of London’s top 10 hotels with Michelin star restaurants, South Place offers an unforgettable experience. Located where the sophisticated City of London meets the Cultural East End, the hotel is a base for visitors to explore, connect or rejuvenate.

With interiors by Conran & Partners, South Place is the first hotel from international restaurateurs D&D London. A focus on food is evident throughout, with two restaurants and four bars that attract both hotel guests and a crop of loyal Londoners.

Enthusiastic and knowledgeable staff offer a warm welcome, and are always on hand to help guests create meaningful experiences and discover the real London outside.