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Decent and centrally located hotel in London

Dec 6th, 2007, 05:10 AM
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Decent and centrally located hotel in London

Hi everybody,

Can anybody recommend a decent and well-located hotel in London? My budget is no more than 100 pounds for a double room with breakfast.

Thanks.
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Dec 6th, 2007, 05:24 AM
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You can try Byron Hotel at Bayswater. Was 110 incl. breakfast.
Two tube stations are near by, good service, amller rooms but clean.

Happy travelling,
Murat
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Dec 6th, 2007, 05:45 AM
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£100 a night is usually well over the going rate for a four star on Priceline.

The (generally well-run, well-equipped, chain) places that come on to Priceline are partly motivated by the income opportunity from selling you overpriced internet access and breakfasts. They also (illegally) don't include VAT (17.5%) in the bids they accept. So bid at a price that assumes you'll eat (at about £5 a head) in the greasy spoon next noor, and that you'll have to pay an extra 17.5%.

But for that, you'll get a reliable place in the centre. Which is sometimes - but not at all always - what you get from smaller places.

Bland in a London hotel is good. "Characterful" might be fine in a 15th century country coaching inn, but is never a good thing in a jerry-built 19th century London doss house.
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Dec 6th, 2007, 05:54 AM
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Oh, I made a mistake, I meant 100 Euros... sorry.

Anybody?

Thanks (again)!
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Dec 6th, 2007, 06:41 AM
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you still should be able to get a 4* for 100 euros on Priceline
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Dec 6th, 2007, 07:36 AM
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It annoys me a little when posters ask for hotels at some rate/currency other than that of the location. That just means an extra step for anyone trying to help the poster.
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Dec 6th, 2007, 09:34 AM
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since €100 is just a bit over £70, I'd definitely recommend Priceline as well. You can easily get a 3.5 to 4 star hotel for less than that.

Check out biddingfortravel.com for info first. (BTW, when we say Priceline, we mean the "name your own price" feature, not just booking a hotel through PL)
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Dec 6th, 2007, 11:45 AM
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I was in London last Christmas and stayed at the Apex Hotel (by Tower of London) for about 42 pounds per night/per room... but bought breakfast out. Check out the deals that are going around about this time. LondonTown website is a good one http://www.londontown.com/
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