Roll out the purple carpet and dust down your finest suitcase: there’s a new King in town and we’re here for it. The Coronation of King Charles III commences on Saturday the 6th of May, making London the place to be. Here’s what we’re giving our guests at YOTEL London Shoreditch and YOTEL London City over the long weekend to take on the crowds, plus handy travel tips for regal - or not so regal - guests on the go.
Purple Pack Offer
Mission Control calling! Guests can grab a coronation goodie bag from our London hotspots for the United Kingdom’s Bank Holiday Weekend. Both YOTEL London City and YOTEL London Shoreditch will be offering free totes for travellers on a first come, first serve basis. You can grab a purple Union Jack flag, face paints, a biodegradable rain poncho and more so you can be all set for the spectacular. Best of all? It’s entirely free.
Guests can grab:
- YOTEL tote bag
- YOTEL water bottle
- Union Jack flag
- Union Jack face paint stick
- Biodegradable rain poncho
- Paper crown
- Snacks and sweets
Can’t get your hands on a Purple Pack but want to make your London stay one to remember? We've included some travel inspiration for the coronation, whether you’ve already booked or are in search of a last-minute getaway on the go. Are you a Shoreditch celebrity or a city-centre sensation? Find out below.
YOTEL London City
The design district’s cool collectiveness and central location offers the best of both worlds: a refuge from the regal chaos and a host of hotspots to toast the new monarch. Take to the streets and discover local pubs bursting with character or absorb in the London scenery as you head to the centre of the action. YOTEL London City is the perfect best base for both the coronation-calm and the King-crazy.
Closest Viewing Area
Both the Green Park and Hyde Park viewing areas are within 15 - 20 minutes of YOTEL London City via the London Underground. If you’re up for it, we recommend a slightly longer walk above ground to pass London's iconic British attractions and soak up the atmosphere like a true local.
Staying at YOTEL London City places you in the heart of the art, be it designer cafes, art shops or family-run pubs. Wander up to Islington for a bo-ho brunch or hop onto a canal hot-tub (book it in advance) where you can soak in the sun and celebrate your own adventure.
YOTEL London SHOREDITCH
From Cockney-King-Cocktails to Coronation Canapés, the vibrant melting pot of East London will be hosting a celebration fit for a king. We’re talking urban wineries, world-class restaurants and street parties in honour of our new monarch. Whether it's watching the live screens at Spitalfields or park parties in the surrounding green spaces - the choice is yours.
Closest Viewing Area
Green Park is just 25 minutes via the London Underground from YOTEL London Shoreditch. Make sure to travel as early as possible to avoid delays. We love London buses, but The Coronation isn’t the day to take them. Most roads will be closed to traffic, so expect delays.
Shoreditch (almost) never sleeps, and that goes doubly for royal events. Luckily your YOTEL London Shoreditch stay sits minutes from London’s eclectic heart. Explore Victoria Park’s canals, sip sangria by the waterside, or dive into East London’s unique haunts where you can try your hand at anything from ten-pin bowling to electric shuffle boarding.
Still on a search? We’ve got the perfect place for you at www.YOTEL.com, whether you’re pursuing kingly pursuits or something less regal. Check it out now.