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Temple Church, Fleet Street, Holborn, London EC4Y 7BL
 
Apex Temple Court Hotel London
Apex Temple Court Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88 37% off
1-2 Serjeant's Inn, EC4Y 1LL | 2 minutes walk from Temple Church
Amazing brand new hotel, located right in the heart of the city. The Apex Temple Court Hotel is a landmark building that has been converted into More
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza London The City London
Crowne Plaza London The City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £72 40% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V 6DB | 5 minutes walk from Temple Church
Located in the very heart of the Square Mile, Crowne Plaza London The City is a newly renovated hotel set on the site of Henry VIII's More
 
 
 
ME London London
ME London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £191 38% off
336-337 The Strand, WC2R 1HA | 7 minutes walk from Temple Church
A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms More
 
 
 

Hotels near Temple Church

Temple Church

 
Temple Church hotels title=Temple Church sits within the Inner Temple of the Inns of Court, and was originally consecrated in 1185 as the spiritual and actual home of the Knights Templar. The church has a long and powerful history, and survives as one of London's oldest original churches despite it's association with the once powerful order of the Templars.The magnificent chancel of the church was built in the 13th century at the behest of Henry III, who buried his infant son here and originally intended to be laid to rest in the chancel himself. The Knights Templar originally built the entire Temple complex as a seat of power independent from the Crown, and the residences provided a focal point for the barons as they renegotiated the Crown's power through the Magna Carta of 1215. Despite this independent ethos, the Templars grew close to the Crown, although even closer to Rome, and eventually the order was to suffer from being identified with rebellious barons who banked their money at the Temple to avoid tithes, and with a primary loyalty to the Pope.Henry III himself fell out with the Templars over money and loyalty and the beginning of the Order's decline was marked by his decision to move his own grave back to Westminster Abbey. The order was finally disbanded by Henry VIII and many of the residencies destroyed during the Dissolution of the Monasteries. However, the beautiful church was preserved as an Anglican seat and has survived, occassionally propped up and restored, since then. Miraculously the Temple Church survived the heavy city-centred bombing of World War II with only a burnt roof and a few cracked pillars.Today the church is still a vibrant Anglican community with Sunday services, and the Master of the Temple is a coveted Anglican position, with holders giving regular talks to the public on theology. The church has always had a fantastic choir and the magnificent acousits attract musicians from far and wide, including Paul Tortelier who made his recording of the complete Bach Cello Suites there in 1983.This beautiful church boasts an ancient and exciting history, and the architecture speaks of the wealth and power invested in the church. There are magnificent tombs, a splendid nave, and a majestic choir, in what is also one of the oldest churches in London.A quiet and inspiring spot in the heart of the City.
 

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Top rated hotels near Temple Church

Previous customers have given the highest customer satisfaction score to these five hotels near to Temple Church:

Apex Temple Court Hotel

Apex Temple Court Hotel

Customer rating: 98%

 

2 minutes walk away

Double room from £187

 
Strand Palace Hotel London

Strand Palace Hotel London

Customer rating: 97%

 

9 minutes walk away

Double room from £121

 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel

Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel

Customer rating: 94%

 

8 minutes walk away

Double room from £149

 
Grange St Paul's Hotel London

Grange St Paul's Hotel London

Customer rating: 92%

 

8 minutes walk away

Double room from £149

 
Crowne Plaza London The City

Crowne Plaza London The City

Customer rating: 90%

 

5 minutes walk away

Double room from £171

 

Nearest hotels to Temple Church

There are 20 recommended places to stay within a 15 minutes walk from Temple Church:

Apex Temple Court Hotel ( 2 minutes)

Crowne Plaza London The City ( 5 minutes)

ME London ( 7 minutes)

The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London ( 7 minutes)

Mondrian London ( 7 minutes)

One Aldwych ( 8 minutes)

Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields ( 8 minutes)

Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel ( 8 minutes)

Grange St Paul's Hotel London ( 8 minutes)

Rosewood London ( 8 minutes)

Strand Palace Hotel London ( 9 minutes)

Atelier EC1 Apartments By Bridgestreet ( 9 minutes)

The Savoy London ( 9 minutes)

Novotel London Blackfriars ( 11 minutes)

The Rookery Hotel London ( 11 minutes)

ibis London Blackfriars ( 12 minutes)

Holiday Inn Express London Southwark ( 12 minutes)

Grange Holborn Hotel London ( 13 minutes)

Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley ( 13 minutes)

DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End ( 13 minutes)

 
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