May 25, 2012, 12:27 pm -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- The Queen celebrates sixty years on the throne this June and to mark her Diamond Jubilee London is being blessed with a whole horde of events themed around everything from comedy to art, music to sport. Thee epicentre of the action is around Buckingham Palace, St. James Park and the River Thames, but other areas such as The Tower of London and Hyde Park get more than just a look in too.
Running from Saturday 2 June through to Tuesday 5 June, taking in the extra Bank Holiday, the Diamond Jubilee festivities kick off with a very special Investec Epsom Derby, followed by the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant, Diamond Jubilee Festival at Battersea Park, the BBC Concert at Buckingham Palace, The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Beacons and rounded off with the Service of Thanksgiving and Carriage Procession. There's also much more in between so there really is something for everyone.
Along with all the events, attractions and activities, Britons have further reason to celebrate. The addition of an extra Bank Holiday has resulted in a bumper four-day weekend. LondonTown.com is advising Britons and international tourists alike to make the most of this extended weekend and enjoy the Queen's Diamond Jubilee events in full by booking a London hotel break.
LondonTown.com has secured discounts at some of the capitals leading four and five-star hotels in honour of this momentous occasion, making London more affordable and accessible to all.
For visitors looking to stay right in the heart of the action, LondonTown.com recommends The Rubens at the Palace hotel. With a view of Buckingham Palace , this four-star hotel is about as close as you can get to the Queen's permanent residence. Aside from luxury rooms and a welcoming olde-worlde interior, there are three dining areas including the Palace Lounge which boasts spectacular views over the Royal Mews. LondonTown.com has chopped 63% off room rates at this hotel, so prices now start at £129 per room, per night.
Overlooking The Tower of London and the River Thames Ė perfect for both the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Beacons and the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant Ė The Tower Ė A Guoman Hotel is a four-star modern masterpiece. The hotel has received glowing reviews and boasts slick and stylish modern interior. LondonTown.com has taken 92% off the room rates, so prices now start at £75 per night.