The conference venue is in Marylebone, a lovely, chic area in the West End of London that is a 8-minute walk from Oxford Street and in the other direction a 14-minute walk to the Madame Tussards museum. There are plenty of cafes, restaurants and boutiques within walking distance.
Hallam Conference Centre - Cavendish Ventures in the Oxford Suite
44 Hallam St, Marylebone, London W1W 6JJ
+44 20 7706 7700 from overseas or 020 7706 7700 from the UK
Here are three nearby hotels that are between a 2-5 minute walk from the conference venue. All can be booked through the respective website of the hotel or through websites such as www.booking.com
If you are arriving at London Heathrow airport, the easiest way to central London is by the Heathrow Express train (follow signs at the airport). The train runs every 15 minutes. It is best to buy a return ticket which is GBP 37. You can book online here: https://www.heathrowexpress.com/
The Heathrow Express brings you into Paddington station within 15-20 minutes. The hotels listed above are within walking distance of the conference venue (on the same street or the next street) however if you prefer to stay around Paddington, it is only a 10 minute taxi ride to the venue.