The best budget hotels in London where to sleep on a budget

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London is one of the most beautiful capitals in Europe to visit, but also a large city with over 1.000 hotels. Even if, like all large metropolises, housing is expensive, it is still possible find cheap hotels in London in good location.

To stay in London the hotel is definitely the best choice where to sleep: they are located in the best locations in the city, offer convenient services and better assistance during your stay. Staying in the city center saves on transport costs and allows you to visit the city in fewer days, and consequently also have a lower cost.



To make a good holiday or trip to London it is important to choose a good accommodation and in a good location, better save on other aspects of the trip such as restaurants, attractions and flights (at the bottom of the article there are also tips on how to save on plane tickets and those for attractions).

Not everyone knows, museums in London are free, so what you save on museum tickets you can invest in better accommodation. Furthermore, a trip to London takes 3-4 days on average, therefore considering that the cost of the room must be divided by 2 or more people, in any case it does not become an exorbitant expense.

Ma what is meant by budget hotels? For some it may be a hotel with rates under € 200 per room, for others under € 50 or € 100, ie a maximum of € 25-50 per person per night. Considering the average accommodation prices in central London, they can be considered cheap hotels, hotel with room rates under 200 euros per night in high season and 150 euros in low season.



Best budget hotels in London ever

Kip Hotel

While not centrally located, the Kip Hotel is a few minutes' walk from Hackney Central Station. In 15-30 minutes by public transport you can reach the main tourist areas of London.

It is one of the best hotels for value for money, with an average score of over 8 out of 10 with 2.500 reviews and room rates even below 50 euros per night. The hotel also has large rooms with kitchenette and dining area.

Check rates and book a room at the Kip Hotel

ibis London Blackfriars

Conveniently located, just 5 minutes walk from Waterloo Station and 10 minutes from Tate Modern, it allows you to move easily on foot. For example, the London Eye and Big Ben are a 15-20 minute walk away.

Check rates and book a room at ibis London Blackfriars

Viking Hotel

The Viking Hotel is one of the best budget hotels ever. Stratford train and underground station, from where you can easily reach the airports and central London is 1,5km away.

At any time of the year, even in high season, you can find excellent rates that also include breakfast. Due to the location and the presence of free parking, it is also a good solution to stay for those arriving by car.

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ibis London Wembley



Although not centrally located, this hotel is in a beautiful area and is well connected to the city center. With 4.000 reviews with an average score of 8 out of 10, it ranks among the best choices where to sleep for not spending a lot.

Check rates and book a room at ibis London Wembley

easyHotel Victoria

Located in the Westminster district, the easyHotel Victoria is a good alternative choice when other hotels are fully booked or have much higher rates. A solution where to sleep more suitable for couples and young tourists.

Check rates and book a room at easyHotel Victoria

ibis Styles London Kensington

Although not centrally located, ibis Styles London Kensington is within easy reach of the Natural History Museum, Science Museum, Royal Albert Hall and Kensington Palace. Near the hotel there are two metro stations which can be reached in 2 minutes on foot.

Check rates and book a room at ibis Styles London Kensington

easyHotel South Kensington

Located in the Kensington and Chelsea neighborhoods, the easyHotel South Kensington is a good alternative choice to find budget accommodation even during the high season. There are two convenient metro stations 400 and 500 meters from the hotel.

Check rates and book a room at easyHotel South Kensington

ibis budget London Barking

The ibis budget London Barking is certainly a good economic solution to sleep. Barking Metro Station is 1.200 meters away (10-15 minutes walk). For example, Buckingham Palace is a 15-minute walk away, while Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament are a 20-minute walk away.



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Best budget hotel for couples

Thistle Trafalgar, Leicester Square

Boasting an excellent location in the heart of London, the Thistle Trafalgar, Leicester Square hotel is a great choice for reaching many of London's most interesting attractions and neighborhoods on foot.

China Town is just a 2 minute walk away, Covent Garden is 10 minutes away and Piccadilly Circus is 5 minutes away. The following attractions can also be reached in about 15 minutes on foot: Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, the London Ferris wheel, the British Museum, Hyde Park and London Zoo.

Check rates and book a room at Thistle Trafalgar, Leicester Square

Read Hotel

Located in central London 10 minutes walk from Victoria train station and 300 meters from the underground station, it is a great choice for couples who want to stay in a good location and on a budget.

It also allows you to easily reach some attractions on foot. In about 15 minutes on foot you can reach Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. It is one of the best budget hotels in London.

Check rates and book a room at the Lidos Hotel

Best budget hotels for families with children

Citadines Trafalgar Square

Although it is more like a residence than a hotel, the Thistle Trafalgar, Leicester Square is an excellent 4-star hotel and an excellent choice for families with children who want to stay in central London and move easily on foot.

In a few minutes on foot you can reach some of the most beautiful districts of London, such as: China Town, Covent Garden and Piccadilly Circus. Also, on foot you can reach important attractions such as: Big Ben, the National Gallery, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and the British Museum.

For the happiness of young and old, there are also Hyde Park, London Zoo and London's great Ferris wheel within walking distance. The hotel offers self-catering apartments with dining areas, allowing you to have lunch and dinner with the whole family at the hotel, without going to restaurants.

Check rates and book a room at Citadines Trafalgar Square

Lord Jim Hotel London Kensington

The Lord Jim Hotel London Kensington is one of the budget hotels to stay for a family with children. The underground station (300 meters from the hotel) allows you to quickly reach the various are of London.

Located in the beautiful Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, one of the best areas to stay in London, it allows you to spend a pleasant stay at any time of the year.

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Cheap hotels for those arriving by plane

Convenient hotel for those using the Stansted Express

Point A London Liverpool Street

While not one of the cheapest hotels in London, it is certainly one of the best choices for those arriving and departing from London Stansted Airport and using the Stansted Express. The hotel offers excellent value for money and is located just 400 meters from Liverpool Street Station, where trains arrive and depart from London Stansted Airport. Metro stations are approximately 500 meters away.

Check rates and book a room at Point A London Liverpool Street

ibis London City – Shoreditch

With a score of over 8 out of 100 and with more than 5 reviews, the ibis London City - Shoreditch is definitely an excellent choice to stay in London for not spending a lot and for easy access to the city center and Stansted airport. . The underground station is 100 meters from the hotel, while the train station to and from Stansted Airport is 1 km away.

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Convenient hotels for those using the Heathrow Express

Belvedere Hotel

Just 300 meters from London Paddington Station, the Belvedere Hotel is a good choice for those looking for a budget hotel in London and need to travel between the city and Heathrow Airport. The tube and train station where Heathrow Express trains arrive and depart is only 300 meters away.

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Hotel Edward Paddington

Located within walking distance of Hyde Park and Paddington station where trains arrive and depart from Heathrow Airport, the Edward Paddington Hotel is located in the Westminster district, one of the most beautiful and comfortable areas to stay in London. A great choice for both families with children and couples looking for a romantic getaway.

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Convenient hotels for those using the Gatwick Express

OYO Townhouse New England Victoria

For those who have to use the Gatwick Express, the OYO Townhouse New England Victoria is certainly a good choice, being located 500 meters from the tube and train stations to and from Gatwick Airport. Buckingham Palace the banks of the River Thames are 1km away, while Big Ben, Abbey and the Houses of Parliament are less than 15 minutes on foot.

Check rates and book a room at OYO Townhouse New England Victoria

Dover Hotel – B&B

Located just 400 meters from the station from Victoria Station, where you can take various underground lines and trains to and from Gatwick Airport, the Dover Hotel - B&B is a characteristic and typical English hotel offering bed and breakfast . Many of London's major attractions are less than 15 minutes' walk from the hotel

Check rates and book a room at the Dover Hotel - B&B

Look for a cheap flight to London

If you want to save money on travel or holidays in London, a good choice is use the Skyscanner search engine which allows you to find the best airfares based on the period or date of the flight and the departure airport.

Find a cheap flight ticket to London

 

You can enter London as your departure airport and arrival airport, so you can see from which airports there are the cheapest flights for the capital of England. If you are also flexible on the period, you can choose and see the rates for a certain month, or even for all the months of the year by choosing the most convenient month.

Save on attraction tickets

Booking and buying London attraction tickets from Spain is not just one method save on full ticket fares entrance, but also allows you to save time on long lines at ticket offices that are formed during the day.

By purchasing tickets for attractions on the various courses online, savings are guaranteed, the discount can reach up to 50% of the full ticket price. For the purchase of tickets we recommend the following portals:

 

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