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Trying to decide hotel closest to tourist sights

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Trying to decide hotel closest to tourist sights

Hi, we are planning a visit in early April and will have one 9 year old with us. We are going to do all the touristy things: Big Ben, the Eye, Buckingham, Tower, etc. We are considering either the Saint Georges, Regent Street or the Club Quarters St. Pauls. Any input, advice or tips are appreciated!

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1. Re: Trying to decide hotel closest to tourist sights

There is no one best place for all the general tourist sites, so pick whichever has the best reviews, or the best price, or whatever other criteria work (room size?)

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2. Re: Trying to decide hotel closest to tourist sights

try the Premier Inn County Hall next to the London Eye, centrally located, reaasonably price, both Westminister and Waterloo train stations are 1/4 mile away.

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3. Re: Trying to decide hotel closest to tourist sights

Is that the St George Hotel north of Oxford Circus? It looks like a big concrete bunker from the outside, the rooms get mixed views, and although Regent's Park isn't too far away it's a difficult call to say whether or not being so near Oxford Street and Oxford Circus would be a blessing or curse. Transport options are plentiful, with plenty of buses along Oxford and Regent Streets, but the sheer crush of humanity at times might be nerve-wracking.

With a nine year old along, I wonder if a stay near a bit of green space might be worthwhile. Consider the Holiday Inn Bloomsbury on Coram Street, as it's very near lovely Coram's Fields, where adults must be accompanied by a child to enter - a nice place for your child to get some fresh air in the city and run off a bit of steam.

The Premier Inn County Hall is very popular with visitors, but the PI Kensington (near Earl's Court) is worth a look as well. Have you a budget in mind? As well, how long are you staying in the city?

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4. Re: Trying to decide hotel closest to tourist sights

Dates of stay: April 3 thru 8, leave the 9th. Premier In didn't show rooms for that period. The Saint Georges hotel in on Regent Street. The 9 yro. is interested in history and more young teen activities. I don't know why but that hotel didn't appeal as much as the Club Quarters.

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5. Re: Trying to decide hotel closest to tourist sights

The Club Quarters St Pauls are very nice. I have used when traveling on business and to stay in the city.

They are very close to St Pauls Cathedral (unsurprising).

It is 5 minutes or so walk to either St Pauls or Mansion House Tube stations which can take you to the major locations.

It is also on major bus routes that can take you around the city.

Also, it is 5 minutes walk to the Millenium Bridge where you can cross to the Southbank for Tate Modern, London Eye etc.

The quality of the Club Quarters is better than a Premier Inn.

The Club Quarters at Trafalgar Square are also worth considering if there is room, The CQ in Gracechurch Street is tucked away in the financial district and a bit more of a journey to the sights with a more limited choice of restaurants etc in the evening.

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6. Re: Trying to decide hotel closest to tourist sights

just checked the PI County Hall and they have a family room for £684 for that period. Don't know how they did not show for you.

I've stayed there and it pretty convenient for the HOHO busses, Houses of parliament and tube/train connections.

If you pay for the (pretty good) breakfast then kids eat free.

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7. Re: Trying to decide hotel closest to tourist sights

Thanks so much for the help!

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