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Swiss Re

30 St Mary Axe



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30 St Mary Axe, EC3A, London, United Kingdom

Swiss Re

Hotel near the Gherkin London EC3

The Gherkin or Swiss Re building is situated at 30 St Marys Axe in London postal zone EC3,Aldgate.

This skyscraper is 180 m tall and at any one time can transport 380 people upwards at 6m per second.

The closest tube station is Aldgate followed closely by Liverpool Street which is also a mainline rail station.

Major roads in the immediate area include Bevis Marks Street, Leadenhall Street and Bishopsgate.

Hotels near the Gherkin are usually quite busy in the weekdays but the weekends present an occupancy problem and it is very common to get a great deal in this area on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.

One of the closest and plushest hotels near to the Gherkin Building is the Andaz Hotel. This 5 star hotel in the City of London has opened where The Great Eastern could be found.

Midway between the trendy districts of Shoreditch and Hoxton and the city financial district, this 21st century hotel captures modern living with old fashioned traditional service levels.

The Andaz has been the subject of many travel trade accolades and guest reviews follow suit.

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The Gherkin: Tube (underground)

Aldgate Station 1 Metropolitan - Circle line 0.29 miles
Liverpool Street Station 1 Metropolitan - Central - Circle line - Hammersmith & City 0.41 miles
Tower Hill Station 1 District - Circle line 0.50 miles
Aldgate East Station 1 Hammersmith & City - District 0.51 miles
Tower Gateway Station 1 DLR (Bank branch) 0.51 miles

Closest Hotels

Around Swiss Re, London


  • Lewis & Clarke Bury Court, British, 38 St. Mary Axe, (0.0km)
  • Balls Brothers Bury Court, Wine Bars, 38 St Mary Axe, (0.0km)
  • Searcys | The Gherkin, Modern European, Levels 39-40, 30 St Mary Axe, (0.0km)


  • Agenda, Minster Court 3 Mincing Lane City London, (0.1km)
  • All Bar One, 107 Houndsditch City London, (0.2km)
  • Twentyfour/Vertigo 42, Level 24 Tower 42 25 Old Broad Street City London, (0.2km)


  • Nearest Department Store: Marks & Spencer, Liverpool Street, (0.3km)
  • Nearest Shopping Centre: The Royal Exchange, Royal Exchange, (0.5km)
  • Art Gallery: Hiscox Art Projects, Hiscox Art Projects 1 Great St Helens, (0.1km)
  • Museum: The Women's Library, London Metropolitan University Old Castle Street, (0.5km)