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Choosing a hotel - please help!

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waterford Ireland
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Choosing a hotel - please help!

Hi all, this is my first post on the London forum. I want to choose a hotel from the 4th-7th April for myself and my boyfriend. Somewhere with a tube station close by,central enough and decent! Price wise in the region of £140 per night.

Any help is much appreciated.


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1. Re: Choosing a hotel - please help!

That budget gives you plenty of scope. Tube stations will be invariably close by so what area would you rather stay in?

City (financial district, St. Paul's Cathedral, Tower of London)

South Bank - Tate Modern, Globe Theatre, London Eye

Victoria/Westminster - Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey

West End - Oxford Street/Bond Street shopping, Hyde Park

Bloomsbury/Soho - British Museum, Chinatown, theatre district

To be fair, all these attractions are no more than 20 minutes apart on the Underground but if there's somewhere that really appeals.....

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2. Re: Choosing a hotel - please help!

Sorry to be obvious, but as there are so many competing commercial hotel websites around, why not start with VISITLONDON - the official tourist board site- www. visitlondon. com. Or go to individual borough sites like my local Council's one www.greenwich.gov.uk - then navigate to thier Tourist advice an bed-booking pages(Greenwich is a great area, but is 10-15 minutes from the centre, and better served by rail, 'Docklands Light Rail -DLR- bus and riverboat services than tube so might not fit the bill)

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3. Re: Choosing a hotel - please help!

Thanks for the breakdown of the different areas - it can get quite confusing. Will take a look at that website, appreciate your help

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4. Re: Choosing a hotel - please help!

At that price i'd go for The Bonnington, Bloomsbury. It's a newly refurbished/upgraded 4 star and offers bright, modern rooms and an excellent buffet breakfast.

You are a short walk from Russell Square or Holborn Tube with Oxford St, Soho, Covent Garden, British Museum and several other attractions in easy walking distance.

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Try the Grand Hotel Trafalgar, just off Trafalgar Square. (Type it into the search engine on the top left hand corner of this page). Use one of the four booking agencies featured on the Grand Hotel's webpage on this forum to book a few nights for both yourself and your boyfriend. Centrally located, its rates are highly competitive and the bedrooms in the Grand are very comfortable. So central that you will not really need to use the tube all that much. You can simply walk to the vast majority of places of interest.

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Go for corporate clean,comfortable functionality. The Premier Travel inn county hall is right bside the london eye, its laso close to Waterloo station and its mainline/tube connections. Its but a short walk across the bridge to Houses of Parliament and all central touristy areas.##

If looking for good quality small restaurants, get the tube to Goodge street,walk across the road to charlotte street and you will see a good selection.

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7. Re: Choosing a hotel - please help!

£140 a night, thats easy. Please try

54 Boutique Hotel - nr Imperial College / Albert Hall South Ken.

Cumberland - Marble Arch

Montcalm - Marble Arch

Fraser Place Queensgate for an apartment

Baileys / Gloucester Hotel - South Ken

NH Harrington Hall - South Ken

Hotel Russell , Russell Sq

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