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Vacation Rental With Kids

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Vacation Rental With Kids

Hello All!

We are a family of four (2 adults and 2 kids, aged 11 and 7) from Los Angeles. We are planning a trip to London between Aug 2 and Aug 5 (3 nights) and would like to stay in a vacation rental. i would be exploring options on airbnb and vrbo, but wanted to see if there are any specific areas in London that we should be targeting or avoiding. Here are some of our preferences:


Budget (looking for something within $180/night)

We are okay with the 30-45 minute commute from where the vacation rental is to typical sightseeing option in Central London

Thanks in advance

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1. Re: Vacation Rental With Kids

It's really impossible for us to list every area of London and provide you with a critique. Once you have narrowed your choices, then post links to those properties.

You will find that your budget is very low and staying that far out will significantly limit your time in central London.

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If you only have three days, and spend 1 hour+ of each day commuting, that's a significant chunk of your short visit wasted sitting on tube trains or buses (3-4 hours is equivelant to half a day spent commuting, and you only have 3 in total), so I'd suggest you take a deep breath and try to find somewhere more central, just so you can make use of your limited time.. Plus you'll be too far out to nip back to your hotel/lodgings for a midday rest/collect something you've forgotten.

August is peak time - school holidays - and the best/cheapest options will probably have been booked some time ago. I'm sure someone will have some suggestions shortly though.

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Helps and is considerate also to talk in local currency.

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4. Re: Vacation Rental With Kids

you might still find a travelodge or premier inn although this is very late to look for a peak time. The children would sleep on a sofa bed but that's about all your budget will run to, London is an expensive city.

Late rooms came up with laterooms.com/en/hotel-reservations/231388_h… and laterooms.com/en/hotel-reservations/83675_ra…

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