ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

How to find the cheapest accomodation in London and sleep like a King

Updated on July 10, 2011

Foreign people love to come to London for the fabulous shopping, the amazing royal parks, museums like Madame Tussauds and National Gallery, the Royals and the Beatles. Everyone has a good reason to visit this amazing city, particularly this coming month with The Royal Wedding event. However London is notorious to be a very expensive destination when it comes to choose accommodation and places to stay. 9 out of 10 people who have friends in London ask them to find a cheap hotel or an accommodation that wouldn’t be too expensive but pleasant at the same time. The usual question is “do you know an hotel, or bed & breakfast in London for a reasonable price?” The answer is YES! London offers some really very good packages that are affordable and meet the financial requests of everyone with a reasonable budget. In fact the offer is really wide in terms of availability of accommodation and if you are happy to be based around the centre of the city, this will cut your costs substantially. However even in zone 1 centre London you can find an affordable hotel from $ 115 per night to $165 ( double room with bathroom). A double room in a hostel accommodation starts from $ 85 but if you are happy to share your room with other people you can sleep for as little as $22 per night. Some examples, the Meinger Hotel very nearby Hyde Park offers double rooms with bathroom from $143 per night . Even better if you choose an accommodation in zone 2 where the prices will decrease considerably. In the lovely Bayswater nearby the famous Notting Hill the little hotel UMI London has got double rooms with bathroom for only $ 115. Even better if you choose an accommodation in areas that are outside the immediate centre but still in a very convenient and pleasant location like Chiswick West London or Swiss Cottage, North London. The very well connected transport system by tube and buses will allow you to be in centre London in less than half an hour and your budget will highly benefit from the saving you will make. Chiswick is a very nice and cosy area in West London, very conveniently located for Heathrow airport that has a wonderful choice of good restaurants and pubs. A bed and breakfast accommodation in Ivy Gate Guest house, in a twin room for 2 people, fully en-suite including breakfast, would be $114 per night . Prices in here will start from $81 per night minimum 2 night booking. For those who love funky accommodations and lively places the Generation Hostel in Russell Square, central London has been rated one of the best in the world, famous, also ,for its internal bar. Here backpackers all around the world can meet many others for an endless fun vacation in one of the most exciting city on earth.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • laral profile imageAUTHOR

      laral 

      6 years ago from England

      Thank you for stopping and leave this comment. I have probably to update a little bit this article but London offers a wide range of accomodations suitable too all budgets so keep on looking.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)