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Thoughts on these London accommodations?

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My daughter and I are going to England this fall for a series of uni visits. This is not our first trip to Europe, tourism is not a primary focus, and we'll be on a snug budget. Because she's under 18, many of the hostels are off limits (London law?). Several other hostels are booked (Holland Park, for example) or private rooms would be far beyond our budget. We are going during the school year, so we can't stay at any of the unis.

Thought I'd get that info out of the way right off the bat. :-)

So our key factors are inexpensive accommodations (~ $150/night or less), close to public transit, breakfast included, and in areas where two single females would be comfortable out after dark. We also need to be reasonably close to King's Cross and Heathrow.

With all those limitations -- and I know it's a lot! -- what are your thoughts on these places?

Palmer's Lodge, Swiss Cottage (private room)
http://www.booking.com/hotel/gb/palmers-lodge-swiss-cottage.en-us.html?sid=8137fe610a916de6942999f786f13f35;dcid=4;checkin=2014-11-01;checkout=2014-11-04;ucfs=1;pr=60,210;pr_cur_code=USD;srfid=cb2682865be6f42f850494ad80dbe21814284e8cX1

Charlotte Guest House, Camden
http://www.booking.com/hotel/gb/charlotte-guest-house.en-us.html?sid=8137fe610a916de6942999f786f13f35;dcid=4;checkin=2014-11-01;checkout=2014-11-04;ucfs=1;pr=60,210;pr_cur_code=USD;srfid=cb2682865be6f42f850494ad80dbe21814284e8cX11#rt-lightbox-open

St. James Backpackers, Kensington & Chelsea (private room)
http://www.booking.com/hotel/gb/saint-james-backpackers.en-us.html?sid=8137fe610a916de6942999f786f13f35;dcid=4;checkin=2014-11-01;checkout=2014-11-04;ucfs=1;pr=60,210;pr_cur_code=USD;srfid=cb2682865be6f42f850494ad80dbe21814284e8cX14#rt-lightbox-open

Curzon House Hotel, Kensington & Chelsea
http://www.booking.com/hotel/gb/curzon-house.en-us.html?sid=8137fe610a916de6942999f786f13f35;dcid=4;checkin=2014-11-01;checkout=2014-11-04;ucfs=1;pr=60,210;pr_cur_code=USD;srfid=cb2682865be6f42f850494ad80dbe21814284e8cX16

Pride of Paddington, Westminster (private room)
http://www.booking.com/hotel/gb/the-pride-of-paddington.en-us.html?sid=8137fe610a916de6942999f786f13f35;dcid=4;checkin=2014-11-01;checkout=2014-11-04;ucfs=1;pr=60,210;pr_cur_code=USD;srfid=cb2682865be6f42f850494ad80dbe21814284e8cX17

Equity Point, Westminster
http://www.booking.com/hotel/gb/equitypoint-london.en-us.html?sid=8137fe610a916de6942999f786f13f35;dcid=4;checkin=2014-11-01;checkout=2014-11-04;ucfs=1;pr=60,210;pr_cur_code=USD;srfid=cb2682865be6f42f850494ad80dbe21814284e8cX24#rt-lightbox-open


Many thanks in advance for your help!

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