Cheap hotels in central London - London tips

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Here is a selection of cheap hotels in central London located in zones 1 & 2 of the capital, ideal for visiting and enjoying your stay.

The vast majority of the hotels listed below offer rooms for less than € 100 per night without breakfast. The prices indicated are the lowest price and may vary according to the seasons and school holidays. Remember, the earlier you book, the better the prices.


Point A budget hotels in central London


Six in number, Point A hotels offer inexpensive rooms in the heart of London in tourist areas close to transport.

They are located in the neighborhoods of Shoreditch, King’s Cross – St Pancras, la City, Westminster, Paddington and Canary Wharf.

Point A hotels are a good plan if you are looking for a hotel in central London, with a modern and functional room with quality amenities at low cost. Good value for money, the hotel offers rooms from £ 60 per night.

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Price : From €70


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Ibis budget hotels

Ibis hotels are the economic brand of the Accor group. Located in tourist areas such as Kensington, Southwark, Shoreditch, Earls Court, Greenwich… They offer comfortable rooms and a modern or even original decoration. Ibis hotels are a safe bet with no bad surprises.

Price : From € 69 for Ibis hotels in central London and € 40 on the outskirts, close to airports.

To check availability, prices and all locations, you can consult the Accor group website.


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Premier Inn good value for money hotels

Premier Inn is one of the largest hotel chains in the United Kingdom and offers modern and comfortable rooms in the most touristic areas of London.
In addition, some rooms can accommodate families where two adults and two children (under the age of 16) can share the same room at no additional cost. Another strong point, breakfast is free for children under 16, (Up to 2 children under 16 per paying adult.)


If you are looking for good value for money, I recommend these hotels. To benefit from the best price and to ensure availability, consider book as soon as possible.

Here is a selection of Premier Inn hotels located in central London, ideal for visiting the capital for a weekend  :

  • Premier Inn Leicester Square : Hyper central between Piccadilly and Covent Garden. Ideal if you want to see a musical in the evening in the neighborhood.
  • Premier Inn Holborn : 15 min walk from Covent Garden and 5 min from Holborn underground.

  • Premier Inn London City - Aldgate : 10 min walk from Leadenhall Market and Gherking.

  • Premier Inn London City Tower Hill : A few steps from the Tower of London, its location is ideal to start the program of the 2nd day!

  • Premier Inn London Bank - Tower : Also next to the Tower of London and close to the Thames.

  • Premier Inn Tower Bridge : On the bank of the Thames, not far from the Shard and the banks of the Thames.

  • Premier Inn Southwark Borough High Street : A few steps from Borough Market, an ideal area for going out at night.

  • Premier Inn London Southwark - Tate Modern : In the heart of Southwark, not far from Tate Modern and Borough Market.


Price : From €90

To check availability and all locations, you can consult the hotel website or that of Booking .


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Travelodge cheap hotels

Travelodge hotels are one of the largest budget accommodation chains in the UK. Ideal if you are on a budget and looking for a functional room in central London.

Some hotels have family rooms can accommodate up to 4 people, i.e. 2 adults and 2 children under 16 (or up to 3 adults).

The hotel chain regularly launches promotional operations, therefore do not hesitate to consult the hotel website to see current promotions.

Prices vary from one establishment to another and according to the period (weekend, school holidays).
Here is a small selection of the best rates observed for Tavelodge hotels in:

  • Kings Cross Royal Scot From € 60
  • Farringdon From € 47
  • Marylebone From € 63


Do not hesitate to consult the Travelodge site  to see the list of all hotels and their respective rates.


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Holiday Inn: budget hotels for families


Holiday Inn is an American hotel chain subsidiary of the English group InterContinental Hotels which offers accommodation with good value for money and free services in some hotels, namely:

  • Free stay for a maximum of two children sharing a room with a maximum of two adults
  • Free meals for children (up to the age of 12) when accompanied by at least one adult. Meal including 1 main course and 1 dessert


Generally speaking, hotels are located in tourist areas and offer spacious and functional rooms. Some hotels are equipped with a fitness center and an indoor swimming pool.

Prices vary from one establishment to another and according to the period (weekend, school holidays).

Best rates observed for:
- Holiday Inn Swiss Cottage located in South Hampstead, not far from Regent's Park, from € 123 (free breakfast and meals for children)
- Holiday Inn Earl’s Court near Hyde Park, from € 145 (free breakfast and meals for children)


Do not hesitate to consult the Holiday Inn site to see the list of all hotels and their respective rates.


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Qbic an eco-friendly hotel


A few steps from The city and Shoreditch in East London, this designer hotel, designed according to the capsule concept, offers travelers a young and relaxed atmosphere.

To get a good rest from a day of sightseeing, the rooms feature natural and organic mattresses handcrafted in Devon and are equipped with 81-inch flat-screen TVs, UK and EU plugs and USB ports. .

The hotel is equipped with solar panels on the roof and provides free bicycles.

Price : From € 93
Address : 42 Adler Street


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London House: an affordable hotel near Notting Hill


10 minutes walk from Notting Hill and a few steps from Hyde Park, the London House Hotel offers modern rooms at an affordable price. With its rooms that can accommodate up to 4 people, this establishment is suitable for families.


Price : From €65
Address : 81, Kensington Gardens Square

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Z: cheap hotels in central London


Z is 10 cheap hotels located in the most touristic and trendy areas of London namely Covent Garden, Soho, Holborn, Piccadilly, Shoreditch, Tottenham Court Road but also The city, Victoria, Gloucester Place et Trafalgar.

The rooms are small but functional and modern, equipped with a smart TV with games, applications and the complete Sky package including all sports and film channels as well as free Wi-Fi.

Price : From €65

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