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Where to Stay in London (England, UK)

Where to stay in London? This question is usually asked by travelers, who are planning to visit the capital of England in the nearest future. It should be noted that London is a big city. So, every traveler will be able to find a hotel that will ideally meet his needs and requirements. Here, we are going to give tourists a few tips and recommendations on how to select the best hotel to stay in London.

Hotel ratings and reviews

Choosing a place for stay in London travelers should draw special attention to hotel reviews and ratings. We would recommend tourists to use special online travel resources to find an affordable and comfortable hotel for stay in London. Choose websites, which are popular among travelers and provide them with honest hotel ratings and reviews.

Don't choose the hotel offering apartments at the lowest price. It is better to give a preference to London hotels with the best reviews and ratings.

Hotel facilities and prices

Keep in mind that London is expensive city, where prices on real estate are very high. Thus, small-size rooms are typical for London hotels. Be aware of the fact that even the cheapest hotels in London provide their guests with tea and coffee making facilities.

Breakfast is usually included in the list of hotel amenities. However, there are also hotels in London, which don't offer breakfast. There are two types of breakfast available for guests of London hotels – continental (cereal with milk, jam, juice, fruits and coffee) and English (fried eggs with bacon, sausages and mashed vegetables).

Experienced travelers often book apartments at a cheap London hotels for a few days. But when they arrive to London they contact Thomas Cook or British Hotel Reservation Center (BHRC). These travel agencies offer comfortable apartments in the city center at discounted price.

Location of the hotel

Choose the hotel that is close to the places you are going to see. If, for example, you are planning to visit Windsor Castle during your travel then stay at one of the best London hotels near London Eye. Waterloo Station that is located nearby will help you reach this place quickly. There are also many other attractions near London Eye.

Many London tourists like to stay in Bloomsbury district of London. Staying at one of hotels, which are situated in this area of the city, you will have easy access to Oxford Street, British Museum and Trafalgar Square. There are also many good hotels near Hyde Park, King's Cross and Paddington.

Choosing a hotel in the city center you will get easy access to all popular London attractions. Nevertheless, it is important to say that top London attractions are situated in different parts of the city. This means that London travelers will have to use transport anyway.