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Nov 17th, 2006, 09:58 PM
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London Hotel w/ interconnected rooms

Can anyone reccommend a hotel that has interconnected rooms (especially for families?) I am having a hard time find many--only one so far! Many Thanks!
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Nov 18th, 2006, 12:44 AM
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A few years ago we got them at Novotel Hammersmith.

Can't say that I especially recommend the place - pretty standard business hotel.

The neighourhood isn't the best except for the great bus/underground connections at Hammersmith to everywhere. For late evening returns to the hotel best to use a taxi.
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Nov 18th, 2006, 05:52 AM
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Here's a lot. One I know of is the Cadogan which is a little pricey but very nice & a wonderful location.

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Nov 18th, 2006, 06:14 AM
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I seem to remember someone on the forum saying they had interconnecting rooms at the Thistle Marble Arch.

(When we booked 2 rooms through Priceline, they were NOT able to give us interconnecting rooms, though.)
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Nov 18th, 2006, 06:15 AM
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I'm sure you have thought about this already, but for the price of 2 rooms you could probably rent an apartment...
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Nov 18th, 2006, 06:52 AM
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I know Hotel de Fleurie and Hotel le Sainte-Beuve, both in the 6eme arr. Have connected rooms for families.

Boith accomodations have two rooms ( one of them VERY small) connected by a hallway.
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Nov 18th, 2006, 06:53 AM
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So sorry.. The hotels I mentioned are in PARIS< not London.

My mistake...
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Nov 18th, 2006, 07:09 AM
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YOu don;t say what your budget is. Many hotels have 2 room suites - but they often don;t come up on the usual search engines. What price range are you looking for?
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Nov 18th, 2006, 07:38 AM
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The Sheraton Tower in Knighstbridge, next to Harvey Nichols has connecting rooms; large rooms too. I believe that l'Hotel has two connecting rooms as well (www.lhotel.co.uk). Or go for an apartment; if your budget allows, Beaufort House in Knightsbridge is very nice.
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Nov 18th, 2006, 09:26 AM
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It would help to know your budget, how many are you, and how long will you be in London.

Lots of hotels have interconnecting rooms - but many are suites and very expensive.

For a family in London for more than a couple of days, it is often better to rent a flat. An apartment will be larger than two hotels rooms, have a kitchen/washer/dryer, and cost less.
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Nov 18th, 2006, 09:42 PM
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the Dorchester has connecting rooms, but they are £300 a night on a weekend and more during the week.
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Nov 19th, 2006, 10:24 PM
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Our group consists of myself and my husband, and our 2 year old son. Budget-wise, we would like not to break the bank, but want something nice-ish...3 to 4 stars (hotel rating-wise.)
I found an apartment at Scala House Apartments/Hotel. Has anyone been there recently, is it in a decent neighborhood safetly-wise and in location to sights and places in the city, and can you please report back whatever feedback you may have on it? Many thanks...
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Nov 19th, 2006, 10:29 PM
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PS--We will be in London for a total of 9 nights. We are toying with travelling up to Manchester (anyone know any good hotels and restaurants there?) and maybe taking the Eurostar to Paris for a couple of days...not sure yet.
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Nov 19th, 2006, 11:08 PM
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OK - I am totally confused here. You asked for interconnecting rooms - but it is only for you, your husband and toddler son. WHY would you need two hotel rooms?

Anyway, Scala House is recommended on here all the time. It is not fancy - but is a good value for 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath flats in London. A bit larger than a couple probably needs though.
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Nov 19th, 2006, 11:24 PM
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I think you should check out 51 Buckingham Gate. It is a apartment/hotel that is very, very nice. I has a beautifully courtyard and the location is great. The one bedroom suite has a small kitchen, a big living room and a separate dining room. It also has one and half bathroom.
There is a 24 hour room service and a health spa.

I really like staying there as much as I like staying at the Ritz which by the way has some nice rooms that are/or could be connected. The Ritz junior suite, I think could accomodate your need. The sofa bed is very comfortable.
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Nov 20th, 2006, 12:45 AM
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For more than a week I would stay at Sloane Apartments; http://www.sloaneapartments.com/
It's just yards from Sloane Square tube station, in a very nice area, and the apartments are great. There's a studio for 115/night. There's a daily maid service, and you will have a kitchen; always handy when travelling with children. I would not book two rooms if it's just two adults and a toddler.
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Nov 20th, 2006, 03:00 AM
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What's odd about wanting connecting rooms? My parents often booked connecting rooms when I was little.
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Nov 20th, 2006, 03:13 AM
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Without being deliberately obtuse, you must state a budget, saying "Budget-wise, we would like not to break the bank" has all different meanings - how do we know what will break the bank if we don't know how much is in it?

As others have noted, do you have to have separate rooms? It seems a terrible "waste" getting a separate room for a toddler. Would a family room, junior suite, or something like that do?

You mention Manchester & Paris. You don't have enough time to do any of those if I am honest. Manchester will cut two days from your time in London, and with Paris you'll lose at least three. I think that you'll find there is plenty to do in London without having to go wandering... What is the attraction with Manchester? If you feel you have to stray from London, Manchester certainly wouldn't top my list of recommendations.
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Nov 20th, 2006, 09:50 AM
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If the child was 10, 12 something like that, OK maybe. But a 2 yo in a separate hotel room?? Where he could accidently lock the door between, have his own bathroom and the room has a separate door to the hallway?

Maybe it is a semantics thing - a suite I can see. One entrance.

But "interconnecting rooms" are two separate hotel rooms that can be booked individually or w/ the connecting door unlocked can be booked together.

I cannot think of any responsible parent putting a 2yo in a hotel room by himself.
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Nov 20th, 2006, 02:35 PM
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I know what interconnecting rooms are. I also know that responsible parents are known to sometimes sleep in a separate room from their children. Having managed hotels, this is not an odd request in my experience.
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