Olympia London

Olympia London is the latest venue to host SQLBits right in the heart of central London. A leisurely 45 minute walk to Buckingham Palace, Big Ben and Westminster with the beutiful views of Hyde Park on the way. Or you could stop of at Harrods for a bit of shopping. This years SQLBits promises to have the best content delivered in the best city on the world.

Address

Hammersmith Road,
Kensington,
London,
W14 8UX

By Train

Kensington (Olympia) is on the London Overground network. It's one stop from Shepherd's Bush (Central line) or West Brompton (District line). The venue is next to the station.

Visit www.nationalrail.co.uk or phone 08457 484950 for further information.

By Tube

District Line - There is only a District line service from Earls Court on weekends; and throughout the week for some major events. Please check before you travel. When travelling from Monday to Friday, you should change at West Brompton for a 2 minute Overground train to Kensington (Olympia). Alternatively West Kensington is an 8 minute walk away, and High Street Kensington is a 4 minute bus ride or 12 minute walk away.

Central Line - Change at Shepherd's Bush for a 2 minute Overground train to Kensington (Olympia).

Piccadilly Line - Baron's Court is a 9 minute walk away from Olympia London.

Hammersmith & City Line - Hammersmith Station is a 5 minute bus ride or 15 minute walk away.

Circle Line - High Street Kensington is a 4 minute bus ride or 12 minute walk away. Hammersmith Station is an 5 minute bus ride or 15 minute walk away.

By Bus

Bus numbers 9, 10, 27, 28, 49, 391, N9, N10, N27, N28. The following buses all stop within a very short walking distance of the venue:

  • 9 - runs to and from Aldwych and Hammersmith.
  • 10 - runs to and from Kings Cross and Hammersmith.
  • 27 - runs to and from Chalk Farm and Turnham Green.
  • 28 - runs to and from Kensal Rise and Wandsworth.
  • 49 - runs to and from White City and Clapham Junction.
  • 391 - runs to and from Fulham and Richmond.
  • N9, N10, N27, N28 also run a night service.

By Air

The best airport to fly into is London Heathrow. You can then take the Heathrow Express to Paddington train station, which is 2.5 miles away from London Olympia. This train journey takes approximately 15 minutes. London Gatwick is slightly further from central London. The Gatwick Express non-stop train service to Victoria runs every 15 minutes with a journey time of 30 minutes.

By Car

Driving and parking in central Lonodn is a bit of a nightmare and best avoided. Parking is limited in the area, but there are many motorwayas leading into and around central London.

Accomodation

There are a wealth of hotels in central London, we have deals at the following select hotels:

The table below provides the pricing details of each hotel, and the code required to take advantage of the negotiated price.

Hotel Single Double Code Notes
Dorset Hotel £125 £135 SQBLDSB18 Includes full English Breakfast and 20% off treatments at Spa MIKA
Novotel £189 £199 Request a room in the SQLBits allocation Includes full English Breakfast
Hilton Kensington £129 £141 Request a room in the SQLBits allocation
Hilton Olympia £129 £141 Request a room in the SQLBits allocation

There are many additional hotels in and around London

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