Whilst the Football World Cup may have been and gone in 2018, the cricket world cup is bringing the traditionally British game back to the UK. With england hosting this year, there’s no time like the June to July period to visit the UK. With a wide range of venues across the country, the cricket world cup is an exciting opportunity to see world class players bring their A game to the British aisles. Thankfully, you’ll find a plethora of rooms going for great prices in the city. Whether you are visiting for the whole event or just for a match or two, there are a wide range of great value rooms going at East London’s Montcalm at the Brewery Hotel London City. Below is everything you need to know about the Cricket World Cup, alongside some of the reasons why the Montcalm are the hotel with the most wickets.
The Cricket World Cup
This year the cricket world cup will be the 12th annual edition, and will take place between the 30th May and the 14th of July. The cricket world cup will be one of the largest ever. Although teams such as Ireland and Afghanistan will not be present, the World Cup will be taking place at a wide range of venues across the country, with 2 being based in London.
Base din lambeth in South London, the Oval is the home ground for the Surrey county cricket team, and the venue can hold up to 25,500 attendees. There will be 5 matches taking place at the Oval, and it will be the most London-centric venue in the competition. Lambeth is easily accessible via public transport through the Northern Line to Oval and the Victoria line to Vauxhall.
Lord’s is one of the most famous cricket grounds in the Uk and is home of the Middlesex County Cricket Club. Holding over 28,000 attendees, the Lord’s Cricket Ground is one of the largest and will host 5 matches this year, including the final of the tournament. Lord’s is located near St John’s Woods in West London, and is easily reachable via the Jubilee Line to St John’s Wood.
Why go for the Montcalm?
With the Montcalm being one of the most popular business hotels in London, you wouldn’t necessarily choose it as your first choice when visiting for a sporting event That being said, there area wide range of reasons why the hotel could do your sporting trip justice during your stay.
The Montcalm at the Brewery is located near to several tube stations in East London which will make your journey far easier. First off, Old street gives you easy access to the Northern Line, ensuring a singular journey from North to South London. Oval Cricket ground is easily reachable via Liverpool Street Central Line through connecting to the Victoria Line through Oxford Circus.
Amenities and service
The Montcalm at the Brewery is perfect for those looking for a slice of luxury. Not only is the hotel one of the best spots for luxury rooms, but you’ll also enjoy a wide range of amenities as well as the nearby Chiswell Street Dining Rooms for top notch service and food. With the Barbican Centre nearby, you’re never short of entertainment, whilst the free WIFI will keep you connected to the sporting news at all times.