Covent Garden London WC2 020 3004 4953
London black cabs, the only taxis licensed to ply the streets for hire, are a comforting sight in the West End, offering safe and experienced (although not particularly cheap) transport. If the yellow ‘for hire’ sign on the roof is illuminated, you can simply hail the cabs from the street. You won't wait long if you stand anywhere along Long Acre, St Martin’s Lane, Drury Lane, Strand or High Holborn, and there are designated taxi ranks on Aldwych and on the Strand. All black cabs use meters and have a standardised fare structure; your driver is obliged to take you the fastest route to your destination. If your destination is in Greater London, drivers cannot refuse to take you on any journey within a twelve-mile distance or of up to one hour in duration. Taxis can carry five or six people plus luggage; all are wheelchair accessible.
Have your say
You must be signed in to leave a review, please sign in or register with us to continue.Sign In
Places to stay nearby
YHA London St Pauls
36 Carter Lane London EC4V 5AB
Stay at the former St Paul’s Cathedral choirboys’ school
Artist Residence London
52 Cambridge Street London SW1V 4QQ
Brilliantly located and very cool central London boutique hotel with a funky restaurant and cocktail bar attached.
Safestay London Elephant & Castle
144-152 Walworth Road Elephant & Castle London SE17 1JL
A brilliant South London location and more like a hotel than a hostel.
Are you the owner?
If you're the owner of this place you can sign up for a 'Featured Owner' account so that you can add your own text, images and more...Owner Sign Up