Looking for nice hotel for $300 USD

Old Apr 12th, 2003, 05:05 AM
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Looking for nice hotel for $300 USD

I'm going to London on business and can stay anywhere I want as long as I don't spend more than $300 US dollars (or 190 pounds) per night -- so this is an opportunity to stay somewhere nicer than I normally could afford. I'm looking for suggestions for nice places to stay -- hopefully somewhere in the thick of things -- maybe Covent Garden or theatre area. Thanks!
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Old Apr 12th, 2003, 06:25 AM
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You might try the Covent Garden Hotel, one of the nicest little boutique hotels in London. For a single room at this time of year, you should be able to haggle a price less than $300. Good luck.
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Old Apr 12th, 2003, 08:35 AM
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Here is the link for the fabulous BOUTIQUE hotels- of which the Covent Garden is also listed--will show you all the rooms and prices-<BR><BR>The Pelham is also a great choice....Plus the Knightsbridge is also gorgeous....<BR>ALL are on this link:<BR><BR>http://www.firmdale.com/
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Old Apr 12th, 2003, 10:18 AM
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I stay at The Rubens at the Palace opposite the Royal Mews.Two minutes to Victoria Station.I get a Royal Deluxe Room for 175GBP/VAT is 17.5%.Very excellent hotel veddy veddy British.
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Old Apr 12th, 2003, 11:19 AM
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Jensen,<BR>check out the Firmdale hotels-www.firmdalehotels.co.uk - you can also get info. and reviews on www.karenbrown.com<BR>I stayed at the Pelham, lovely boutiue hotel.<BR>Some of their other prperties are: Charlotte Street &amp; the Knightsbrige hotel.<BR>All terrific choices<BR>Fluffy
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Old Apr 12th, 2003, 11:24 AM
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Jenson, this is a post script to my previous message,<BR>log onto www.londontown.com you should be able to find several of the hotels listed from myself &amp; other posters.<BR>Click luxury small hotels to serch, the prices on this site are the best you'll find.<BR>Fluffy
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Another recommendation for The Knightsbridge Hotel. What a great place with an very convenient location.<BR><BR>Have fun!
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Old Apr 12th, 2003, 05:35 PM
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Thanks for the recommendations for Knightsbridge and Covent Garden Hotel. They look lovely! I have emailed both hotels to check availability and rates. I also checked londontown.com for rates, but couldn't find these hotels. Anyone have any suggestions of other good, reliable sites for booking these hotels?
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Jenson,<BR>you might try londonnights.com<BR>Fluffy
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Jenson,<BR><BR>Here'sa list of boutique hotels I copied from somewhere. Have no personal experience with any of them though.<BR>Sanderson Hotel, St Martins Lane Hotel, One Aldwych , MyHotel Chelsea or Bloomsbury, Metropolitan Hotel, Hempel Hotel, Halkin Hotel, Charlotte Street Hotel, 57 Pont Street, 5 Maddox Street, The Great Eastern, The Pelham or the Covent Garden Hotel.
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Just checked on ebookers.com &amp; they have the St Martin's Lane (which is an Ian Schrager Hotel) for about $280/nite plus tax for early May. They also have the Sanderson which I think was redesigned by Phillipe Starck for under $300. They also have the Raffles Brown's Hotel which THE traditional English Hotel and famous for it's afternoon tea at $250-270 plus tax.<BR><BR>On ebookers you can get a map showing where the hotel is located.<BR><BR>BTW, your company may be able to negotiate a corporate rate that's better than these.
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Just stayed recently at Le Meridien Grosvenor House. It was really quite nice. Across street from Hyde Park and easy walking to Oxford St. Paid less than $300. Also, I recall receiving a promotional rate for the Mandarin located on Knighsbridge. Ya may want to check that out.
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