Cheap Places to Stay in London
An affordable place to stay in London can mean a 70% discount on a 5 star hotel, or it could be a bed in a hostel dormitory, we all have different requirements.
Cheap hotel rooms are best booked via a booking agency that specialises in this area. You might think phoning direct will get you a cheap price- No- this proves you want to purchase, the price goes up- most people who go to the bother of phoning a hotel will book. When hotels are worried to sell rooms they may offer an online agency up to 70% discount to sell lots of rooms. – So the internet agencies are then in a position to pass this saving on to you for that particular hotel at that time, another day another hotel may be providing perfect deals.
Affordable Bed & Breakfast is often booked top direct, because the proprietors have fewer rooms to rent, they are not as much internet to the large internet firms, but for you, if their place is precisely what you want, you could have a room in a private home in Wimbledon for the tennis.
The area of London you are staying in can have a large impact on the price you pay. Kensington, Belgravia, Knightsbridge, Kensington, West End and Chelsea are all costly while if you stay near a transport hub like Victoria, King Cross, Waterloo tends or Euston towards cheap transient motel type accommodation.
Where you select to stay in London can depend on why you are coming here. Transport links throughout the city are very perfect with buses and the subway system or underground, so getting around is no issue, there are frequent night buses also.
For shopping, you might want Knightsbridge or West End or Central, for the Piccadilly or West End, for the Olympic Park or O2 arena then you should looking for East London.