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3 nights in London

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3 nights in London

We are planning a trip to London for 3 nights. Would appreciate recommendation from TA members on some 3 star hotels with easy access to central London for sightseeing and also having convenience of inbound and outbound transfers. We are a family of four, so a suitable 2 bedroom apartment also would be splendid.

We would plan to reach Heathrow by mid morning, stay in London for 3 nights and proceed to Brussels on 4th day late morning by Eurostar. Would like to minimize hauling luggage long distance or up/down steps.

We would have only 2 full days for sightseeing. Considering limited time we felt we should go around to get a ‘feel’ of the important places and take-in the atmosphere, rather than spend time inside museums etc. How should we go about? Is HoHo recommended? (any specific operator?), or we can go around on our own?

Thanks in advance.

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1. Re: 3 nights in London

For hotels, look at this link...


Hoho is a tour, not a method of transportation. It can be a good way to orient yourself to the city.

Depending on what you want to see and do, you need to think about oyster or Travelcards. Travelcards purchased from a national rail station will allow you to to take advantage of the 2-4-1 deals.

This artcle explains a little more...


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2. Re: 3 nights in London

Does your family include children and if so, how old are they?

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3. Re: 3 nights in London

Thanks LauraRW for the Links giving list of hotels & 2-4-1 deal.

I am still somewhat confused. Which locality would be suitable from the point of view of 'easy access to central London for sightseeing and also having convenience of inbound and outbound transfers' from Heathrow and St. Pancras Staion for Eurostar, respectively ? I can then select Hotel in that locality.

I think we can go on city orientation by HoHo and then visit places of our interest on our own using a Travel Card with 2-4-1 deal. Is 3 Day Travel card available?

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4. Re: 3 nights in London

Hi Sandy1949, our family comprises my wife & myself and our son & his wife.

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5. Re: 3 nights in London

Nitin - anywhere on that list is central. Easiest access to both LHR and St Pancras is along the Piccadilly line but there is no real need to limit yourself to those areas with your arrival/departure times.

There is no 3 day pass. You will need three one day travelcards.

Without a budget it is impossible to make a recommendation except that for 3 days you might better looking at a serviced apartment or aparthotel. The Premier Inn is also a good budget chain but you would need 2 rooms.

Have a look at Citadines Holborn, Clubquarters Lincolns Inn Fields, or Saco Holborn,

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