Get a glimpse into London’s celebrity world in this area filled with plastic surgery clinics, chic restaurants and upscale shopping boulevards.

Marylebone is a fashionable area with classy residences, buzzing shopping avenues and a great range of budget and upscale restaurants. Many famous figures and noble families have lived in this affluent district over the years. Browse eclectic shops, peruse unusual museums and pick up fresh fare from specialty shops, such as patisseries and artisan butchers, and the farmers market.

Stroll down one of the district’s main shopping streets, such as Chiltern Street or Marylebone High Street. The shopping avenues have a mix of independent stores and department chains. Note how the elegant shop fronts enhance the neighborhood’s upmarket ambiance. Marylebone’s polished appearance belies its violent history as the setting for public executions at the Tyburn gallows. The last executions took place here in the late 18th century.

Be ready to spot famous faces as you walk along the lavish commercial boulevards. Dine at one of the trendy restaurants found on Moxon Street. Amble along famous Harley Street, world-renowned as a hub for the doctors and plastic surgeons of the rich and famous.

Among the highlights of the area is the Wallace Collection. Admire this art gallery’s array of antique furniture, porcelain and classic paintings. The Marquess of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace collected this impressive assortment of treasures from the 18th and 19th centuries.

Make your way to Baker Street to learn about the fictional world of Sherlock Holmes. Visit the Sherlock Holmes Museum, set in a townhouse that resembles his “221B” home in the books. The museum contains wax figures and intriguing relics relating to Holmes. Enter the nearby Madame Tussauds to see lifelike wax versions of celebrities.

Join locals at the farmer’s market held on Saturdays. Browse the stalls selling pastries, fruit, vegetables and meat.

Marylebone is located a little to the northwest of central London, between Regent’s Park and Hyde Park. Take the London Underground or ride a bus here.

Enjoy diverse shopping and cultural experiences in this stylish district.

Top Hotels in Marylebone

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hard Rock Hotel London
Hard Rock Hotel London
4.5 out of 5
Great Cumberland Pl, Marylebone, London, England
¥23,344
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16

Located in London City Centre, this luxury hotel is steps from Marble Arch, Oxford Street, and Park Lane. Hyde Park and Baker Street are also within 5 minutes. ...

3.8/5Good! (409 reviews)

"Great please to stay,good location.Only been open a few months so all brand new."…"

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2019

Hard Rock Hotel London
The Marylebone Hotel
The Marylebone Hotel
5 out of 5
47 Welbeck Street, London, England
¥27,313
per night
Dec 8 - Dec 9

Located in London City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of The Wallace Collection and Selfridges. The British Museum and Buckingham Palace ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,159 reviews)

"Exquisite service. The staff were very friendly and helpful. Nice renovated room, with a huge TV and a huge window. The only drawback was the very tiny bathroom. The location is superb. One block from Marylebone High Street, a short walk to Oxford Street and the Bond St Tube station. Delicious restaurants ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

The Marylebone Hotel
The Langham, London
The Langham, London
5 out of 5
1C Portland Place, Regent Street, London, England
¥47,273
per night
Nov 25 - Nov 26

This family-friendly London hotel is located in the historical district, within a 5-minute walk of Oxford Street and Royal Institute of British Architects. Wigmore ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (1,024 reviews)

"This is a luxury hotel like no other! The service was impeccably helpful, the spa experience was outstanding, the food was incredible, and the surroundings gorgeous. We look forward to staying here again."…"

Reviewed on Oct 25, 2019

The Langham, London
Melia White House Hotel
Melia White House Hotel
4 out of 5
Albany Street, Regent's Park, London, England
¥17,018
per night
Dec 1 - Dec 2

Located in London City Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of BT Tower and Royal Academy of Music. Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum and Oxford Street are ...

4.1/5Very Good! (2,100 reviews)

"The hotel is very clean but not very convenient to walk around central London."…"

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2019

Melia White House Hotel
The Landmark London
The Landmark London
5 out of 5
222 Marylebone Road, London, England
¥29,498
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16

Located in London City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Baker Street and Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum. Royal Academy of Music and Regent's ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,080 reviews)

"Just a lovely hotel with a great location and great staff"…"

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2019

The Landmark London
Hyatt Regency London The Churchill
Hyatt Regency London The Churchill
5 out of 5
30 Portman Square, London, England
¥35,033
per night
Dec 15 - Dec 16

Located in London City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Oxford Street, Baker Street, and Park Lane. Marble Arch and Hyde Park are also ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (672 reviews)

"Excellent location where everything you need is close by. Either walking, bus stops or underground. The rooms are in wonderful condition and very friendly and helpful staff"…"

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2019

Hyatt Regency London The Churchill

Popular things to do in Marylebone

Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum
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Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum

4/5(58 reviews)

See life-size wax sculptures of Hollywood celebrities, historical figures and sporting stars at this famous wax museum in London.

BT Tower
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BT Tower

Learn more about the local history when you visit BT Tower, a well-known historical site in London. Discover the acclaimed theater scene and shops in this vibrant area.

Baker Street
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Baker Street

4.5/5(8 reviews)

You can search for that perfect souvenir when you visit Baker Street, a popular shopping spot in London. While you're here, you can savor the top-notch restaurants.

Sherlock Holmes Museum
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Sherlock Holmes Museum

4/5(2 reviews)

Learn about the fictional detective at one of the world’s most famous addresses and admire the period décor from the 19th century.

Marylebone High Street
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Marylebone High Street

4.5/5(12 reviews)

Browse upscale items in independent stores and people-watch from a café in this historic and fashion-conscious part of the city.

The Wallace Collection
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The Wallace Collection

5/5(5 reviews)

Peruse an assortment of antiques and artworks, including armory and French 18th-century paintings, across 25 galleries of this national museum.

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London Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Tour
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London Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Tour

¥4,915

Zip around London town like a local on one of the city's iconic double-decker buses. Hop off to explore the city's historic sights and iconic architecture on foot, and glide down the River Thames on a sightseeing cruise to immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the English capital.

Madame Tussauds London Tickets with Star WarsTM Experience
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Madame Tussauds London Tickets with Star WarsTM Experience

¥4,079

Rub shoulders with Her Majesty the Queen and the British Royal Family on the NEW Royal Balcony Experience and select backdrops and props to capture a moment with the young Royals Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Line up for a star-studded day at Madame Tussauds London.

Merlin's Magical London Pass: 5 Attractions inc. London Eye, Madame Tussauds & SEA LIFE
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Merlin's Magical London Pass: 5 Attractions inc. London Eye, Madame Tussauds & SEA LIFE

¥8,822

From the sky-high views at the London Eye to the underwater magic at SEA LIFE London Aquarium, the life-like wax celebrities at Madame Tussauds, the darker side of London's past at the London Dungeon, to the laughs and thrills of Shrek’s Adventure!, this combo pass is your ticket to the city’s favorite all-ages attractions.

London Explorer Pass: Pick 3, 4, 5 or 7 Tours & Attractions
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London Explorer Pass: Pick 3, 4, 5 or 7 Tours & Attractions

¥9,024

Take your pick from London's most beloved attractions including Coca-Cola London Eye, Madame Tussauds or London Dungeon. Your London Explorer Pass gives you Explorer Credits which you can redeem against 3, 4, 5 or 7 attraction visits from a list of over 20 top London attractions.

London Big Ticket - London Eye, Madame Tussauds & SEA LIFE
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London Big Ticket - London Eye, Madame Tussauds & SEA LIFE

¥7,002

From the sky-high views on the London Eye to the magical underwater world at SEA LIFE London Aquarium and the life-like wax celebrities at Madame Tussauds, this combo pass is your ticket to the city’s favorite all-ages attractions.

Museum of Brands Entrance Ticket
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Museum of Brands Entrance Ticket

¥1,282

Visit: Notting Hill, London W2 England Walk by Notting Hiill neigbourhood Duration: 20 minutes Visit: Portobello Road Market, Portobello Road Ladbroke Grove, London W11 1LU England Walk through portobello Market Duration: 20 minutes Visit: Museum of

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