Cheer on one of the most famous football teams in the world at Stamford Bridge Stadium
Chelsea F.C or locally known as ‘the Blues’ has been based in the Fulham area of London since it was founded in 1905. Competing in the English Premier League, the clubs home ground has been Stamford Bridge attracting thousands of supporters to its 41,663 capacity stadium for every game. Although Chelsea F.C have their home here, the ground has also played host to a variety of other sports and fixtures such as England international matches, cricket, greyhound racing and American football. The venue is located in the Moore Park Estate which is locally known as The Bridge.
The club itself has an illustrious and glittering history in football particularly in the past 20 years, acclaiming achievements such as winners of the English Premier League six times, seven FA Cups, five league cups, UEFA Champions League Winners, twice winners of the UEFA Cup Winners Cup, one UEFA Europa League and one UEFA Super Cup.
The ground was opened in 1877 and has gone under various renovations in its illustrious 138-year history. Chelsea plays their home games here between the months of August and May so if you’re in town it’s worth going along for a game so you can witness some of the world’s best players.
Why not make the most of your trip to London by staying in a hotel near Stamford Bridge Stadium with Fraser Suites Queens Gate. Our luxury serviced apartments offer various accommodation options to cater for couples, groups or solo travellers. Located just an 11-minute drive from the stadium, you can get to see the big game in no time from our residence. Also as the perfect base to explore the rest of the UK capital and take in famous sights such as Hyde Park, the London Eye and Buckingham Palace.
The clubs owners have recently announced plans to increase seating at the famous ground to 55,000 which would allow for more fans to visit and see their sporting heroes such as Cesc Fàbregas and Eden Hazard. The spectacular design will see the stadium enhanced with upgraded facilities to make it one of the best stadia in the world.
Join the support
The cult fans of the club often flock to games from around the country, however, if you are visiting London and wish to attend a football game, you are guaranteed a vivacious atmosphere and energetic crowd at Chelsea F.C. You can buy tickets directly from the club website.
Plan your journey well in advance to the stadium as match days can be very busy in the Underground and on the roads. As one of the closest hotels near Stamford Bridge Stadium, our knowledgeable staff will be delighted to help you arrange transport to the venue.
Find a souvenir of your visit
While in town, why not learn about the history of the club, players past and present and take the opportunity to explore the visitor centre and museum. Join an official stadium tour to see the trophy room, players changing rooms, press room and have your picture taken in the manager’s seat at the dugout. This is a fun and educational way to learn interesting facts and information about Chelsea FC. You can even pick different packages for your tour, some of which can include lunch and dining options.
Make sure to pick up a souvenir of your trip by visiting the Club’s Megastore. Filled over two floors, you’ll find gadgets, gifts, childrenswear, training jerseys, replica jerseys and more.
Get ready for the game at a hotel near Stamford Bridge Stadium
At Fraser Suites Queens Gate your luxury serviced apartment will contain all the amenities you need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay in London. Our chic and luxurious studio and one bedroom apartments in South Kensington are perfect for people in town visiting friends or couples seeking a weekend away in the city. Our customers enjoy the attention to detail and spacious suites available to them. Each serviced apartment has separate living, dining and sleeping areas for your convenience.
Comprising of a fully equipped modern kitchen, comfortable furnishings and much more, enjoy comfort and relaxation while being near to many of London’s top attractions.
Our TripAdvisor® accredited accommodation offers premium customer service with 24-hour concierge, a fully-equipped gym, complimentary Wi-Fi access for all guests in addition to in-suite dining and business centre.
Enjoy pre-match drinks at Magenta– our dedicated cocktail and drinks bar. Enjoy a refreshing drink with friends or relax and unwind in our lounge area. The Lobby Bar in Queens Gate offers a variety of wines and cocktails to suit anyone. Our international wine list also offers a great range of drinks for local clientele and guests. Have fun in the knowledge that our expert bar staff will take care of your every need and request. The chic design of the lobby makes it a smart and trendy meeting spot.
Stay in shape like the Chelsea F.C football players and take advantage of our 24-hour gym. Equipped with modern weights and CV equipment, guests are invited to use this facility as frequently as they desire.
Situated on the Piccadilly London Underground Line, you can gain easy access to transport to quickly get around the city. Our front desk staff can also assist with arranging a taxi service to take you to Stamford Bridge. Perfect for short or long stays in London, choose Fraser Suites Queens Gate as your home from home and enjoy a thrilling experience at the home of Chelsea F.C., Stamford Bridge.
Photo credit: Chelsea Football Club