Accommodation in London can be quite pricey and finding an affordable hotel in the city center can sometimes be challenging. In this article, we will help you find the best deals, and discover the best areas to stay in.
Great Britain is famous for its Bed and Breakfast hotels, and London is no exception. These are the most common types of accommodations you’ll find in the city. Bed and Breakfasts are normally run by families who rent out rooms in their house and also offer breakfast every morning.
London is very big and its top attractions are spread throughout the city. For this reason, regardless of where you stay, you’ll have to use public transport to get to the different landmarks. Even so, the best option is to choose a hotel, apartment, hostel or B&B (Bed and Breakfast) in Zone 1 or 2.
Our favourite area to stay is found between Hyde Park and St. Paul’s Cathedral, north of the River Thames. More specifically, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden are areas well connected, lively, with lots of restaurants and things to see and do.
If you arrive in London without having previously booked accommodation, the best area to head to is Victoria Station, where you’ll find a great number of Bed & Breakfasts.
Hotels in central London are expensive and will cost approximately £90 a night. To find the best deals, we recommend our search engine where you’ll find the best rates guaranteed and discounts of up to 75%.
Renting a serviced apartment in London is a great alternative to a hotel. To find the best offers, we recommend our search engine:
Staying in a hostel in London is also quite expensive. A shared room per night is approximately £15. The most popular hostels are: The Generator, Globetrotter Inn and Piccadilly Backpackers.
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