Filming the Capital: Best Movies Set in London (Part 2)

Well, it’s that time again! We return to our list of the best London set films, because we at the Swinton Hotel don’t just specialize in hotel rooms in King’s Cross, but also in everything London! As we get further into this list, it becomes a lot harder to narrow down the list of great films as there’s so many! But, we shall do our best!  Continue reading

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Filming the Capital: Best Movies Set in London (Part 1)

With London being the capital, and largest city of our great nation, it’s only natural that it’s a hot spot for film directors and their visions. In fact, the number of films shot in London is over 1,000 and is even re-created by Hollywood as a studio backdrop. Yes, our fine capital is the setting of many films but with so many already made, and with more on the way, it’s hard to know which are the good ones; ones which use the city to its full potential and show it off in all its ‘Britishy’ glory. Well, to save you the trouble, we’ve compiled a small list of the best films set in London.  Continue reading

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Can You Feel The Love? Spend a Romantic Break in the Capital

It might be 6 months since Valentine’s Day but who says that romance should be contained to one day a year? We think that love should be celebrated any time of the year, and where is better to spend a romantic break than in the capital?

With plenty of things to see and do with your loved one, we can’t see why you would think about going anywhere else.

Still hesitating? Here are some of the reasons why you should spend your romantic break in London.

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A Tourism Guide: London’s Most Popular Tourist Attractions (Part Two)


When you think of a holiday you may imagine golden beaches and turquoise oceans; heat, sun and endless days of lounging about. Others may think of daredevil rides, of fast, action packed trails to zoom down on a bike or discover with a backpack. Many people might not have considered London as a prime place to enjoy your holiday this year. Continue reading

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What’s On in London: August Highlights

Looking to visit London this month? Being such a busy city, it’s not surprising that there is so much to see and do. As your number one choice for cheap Kings Cross hotels, we love to help you out a little bit.

Here’s your monthly guide to all the wonderful things taking place in London this month.

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