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George Hotel, London

Address 58-60 Cartwright Gardens (Bloomsbury)

Yet another beautiful bed-and-breakfast along Cartwright Gardens, the budget-friendly George Hotel is in a quiet area less than a 10-minute walk from the British Museum.

7.1 Guest Rating

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$109

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Hotel Meridiana, London

Address 43-44 Argyle Square (King's Cross)

Situated near the Kings Cross train station, the two-star Hotel Meridiana offers rooms with or without private bathroom facilities.

7.6 Guest Rating

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$94

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ibis London City, London

Address 5 Commercial Street (The City)

The Ibis London City is a reliable two-star property with comfortable rooms and a great location in the heart of London's historic center.

7.9 Guest Rating

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$112

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Ibis London Euston, London

Address 3 Cardington Street, Euston (Bloomsbury)

The Ibis London Euston, conveniently located minutes north of Euston Station, provides top-notch two-star rooms filled with convenient amenities like free Wi-Fi at an exceptional price.

8.0 Guest Rating

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$133

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ibis Styles London Southwark Rose (ex all seasons), London

Address 47 Southwark Bridge Road, London Bridge (Southwark)

While not the cheapest hotel in London, the Ibis Styles London Southwark Rose offers comfortable digs at a price point that's affordable for its happening Southwark locale.

7.3 Guest Rating

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$177

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Kensington Gardens Hotel, London

Address 9 Kensington Gardens Square (Bayswater)

The TOP Hotel Kensington Gardens, located on terribly cute Kensington Gardens Square, sports typical chain hotel-style rooms.

6.7 Guest Rating

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$171

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Kensington West, London

Address 25 Matheson Road (Kensington)

Situated on the western end of Kensington, the Hotel West Kensington is your standard budget hotel.

7.0 Guest Rating

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$122

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Lancaster Hall Hotel, London

Address 35 Craven Terrace (Bayswater)

Situated just one block from Kensington Gardens, the Lancaster Hall Hotel provides clean hotel and hostel accommodations in a very '70s setting.

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$81

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Latvian Guest House, London

Address 72 Queensborough Terrace (Bayswater)

The Latvian Guest House is a surprising and somewhat hidden budget hotel, offering 16 simple but well-maintained guestrooms a quick walk from Hyde Park.

7.8 Guest Rating

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$81

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London House Hotel, London

Address 81 Kensington Gardens Square (Bayswater)

The two-star London House Hotel got a boutique makeover a few years ago that modernized its rooms and update its style.

7.8 Guest Rating

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$102

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Lord Kensington Hotel, London

Address 38 Trebovir Road (Earls Court)

When it's offering a deal, the three-star Lord Kensington Hotel is an acceptable option with a quiet atmosphere, and spotless, matching furniture.

7.2 Guest Rating

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$187

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LSE Bankside House, London

Address 24 Sumner Street (Southwark)

Renting out basic rooms at affordable rates when school is not in session, the LSE Bankside House (a London School of Economics dormitory) offers great value for budget travelers to London.

7.3 Guest Rating

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$122

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Luna & Simone Hotel, London

Address 47/49 Belgrave Rd, Victoria (Near Victoria Station)

The Luna & Simone is a splurge-worthy gem, offering reliable three-star rooms, a superb location, free English breakfast and some of the firendliest service you'll find in London town.

8.5 Guest Rating

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$146

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MacDonald Hotel, London

Address 45-46 Argyle Square (King's Cross)

The cozy, 30-room Macdonald Hotel isn’t the most charming or crisply designed hotel in London—or in the King’s Cross area, for that matter—but it will fit the bill for many.

7.5 Guest Rating

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$105

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Meininger Hotel, London

Address 65-67 Queen’s Gate (South Kensington)

The Meininger Hotel London Hyde Park is a hotel/hostel hybrid offering affordable, immaculate rooms (dorms and privates) and easy proximity to Hyde Park.

7.6 Guest Rating

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$127

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Mentone Hotel, London

Address 54-56 Cartwright Gardens (Bloomsbury)

Drop your bags at the Mentone Hotel if the words "homey," "intimate," and "off the beaten path" hit the spot.

7.2 Guest Rating

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$156

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Notting Hill Gate Hotel, London

Address 7 Clanricarde Gardens (Bayswater)

The Notting Hill Gate hotel is a basic three-star property with a fashionable location and great proximity to Hyde Park.

7.1 Guest Rating

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$81

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Oxford London Hotel, London

Address 13-14 Craven Terrace (Paddington)

A fair distance from the Paddington Station hotel cluster, Oxford London Hotel sits on the very attractive Craven Terrace, a cozy commercial street that feels gently upscale.

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$110

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Premier Inn London Euston, London

Address 1 Dukes Rd, Euston Rd (King's Cross)

The Premier Travel Inn is a reliable business establishment. There is little in the way of charm here, but the location near St. Pancras is stellar, the rooms clean and the staff helpful.

8.2 Guest Rating

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$136

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Premier Inn London Southwark Borough Market, London

Address Bankside, 34 Park Street (Southwark)

Although the rooms at the Premier Inn London Southwark Borough Market are admittedly fairly ho-hum, they are reasonably attractive in comparison to other hotels in their league. And their location is fantastic.

8.6 Guest Rating

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$160

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Princess Hotel, London

Address 35/37 Argyle St. (King's Cross)

Located just two blocks south of Kings Cross and St. Pancras stations, the Princess Hotel is a sweet and old fashioned B&B.

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$89

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Qbic London City, London

Address 42 Adler Street (The City)

The quirky Qbic London City opened its doors in November 2013 and is already making an indelible mark on London's budget hotel scene. Its concept is simple yet clever, and is raising the standards and expectations of the city's affordable hotels.

8.3 Guest Rating

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$88

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Ridgemount Hotel, London

Address 65-67 Gower Street (Bloomsbury)

Bloomsbury’s Ridgemount Hotel is a “plain Jane” option several pounds cheaper than some of our other hotel picks in Bloomsbury.

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$127

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Rushmore Hotel, London

Address 11 Trebovir Road (Earls Court)

With 22 comfortable and uniquely decorated rooms, the simple yet cozy Rushmore Hotel stands out from the business-class crowd.

7.3 Guest Rating

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$145

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Seven Dials Hotel, London

Address 7 Monmouth St (Soho)

The Seven Dials Hotel is a cramped two-star spot in just about the best location possible, smack-dab on Monmouth Street in one of the cutest—and most crowded—corners of London’s West End.

7.3 Guest Rating

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$170

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St. Athans Hotel, London

Address 20-24 Tavistock Place (Bloomsbury)

The St. Athans is a simple, clean, and super-Cheapo one-star property with a friendly vibe and a fabulous Bloomsbury location.

7.9 Guest Rating

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$65

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Stanley House Hotel, London

Address 19-21 Belgrave Rd, Victoria (Near Victoria Station)

With 44 basic rooms and a convenient location near Victoria Station, the Stanley Hotel is a reliable pick for unfussy budget travelers.

7.3 Guest Rating

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$89

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Stylotel, London

Address 160 Sussex Gardens, Paddington (Paddington)

In design terms, Paddington’s 39-room Stylotel is utterly unique. Rooms have a metal-and-plastic design that looks like a theater-set version of the future.

7.5 Guest Rating

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$154

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Tavistock Hotel, London

Address Tavistock Square (Bloomsbury)

Part of the huge Imperial London Hotels chain, the Tavistock Hotel offers 395 rooms at reasonable rates. It's large enough to offer a wide range of services, yet small enough to seem personal.

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$160

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The Castleton Hotel, London

Address 164 Sussex Gardens (Paddington)

Looking for something near the station? Here's a professional three-star hotel just one-minute from Paddington.

6.9 Guest Rating

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$112

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Vancouver Studios, London

Address 30 Prince's Square Bayswater (Bayswater)

The Vancouver Studios is splurge-worthy like few other places we visited in London, offering gorgeous, dainty studios for £130 a night.

8.2 Guest Rating

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$227

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Vicarage Hotel, London

Address 10 Vicarage Gate (Kensington)

A simple B&B in sought-after Kensington, the Vicarage Hotel is not exactly Cheapo, but worth the splurge for travelers looking for a homey spot and a sought-after location.

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$138

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YHA London Earl's Court, London

Address 38 Bolton Gardens (Earls Court)

Hands down one of London’s nicest hostels, YHA Earl’s Court is a bright and shiny YHA outpost fully renovated in 2007.

7.5 Guest Rating

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$58

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YHA London Holland Park, London

Address Holland Walk, Kensington (Kensington)

Style is not an objective here, but the low nightly rates, quiet location and proximity to the heart of tony Kensington all make the YHA Holland Park worth considering.

7.6 Guest Rating

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$58

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YHA London St. Pauls, London

Address 36 Carter Lane,EC4V 5AB (The City)

The YHA St. Paul's is youth hostel situated in a 550-year-old building, steps away from St. Paul's Cathedral.

7.3 Guest Rating

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$88

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YHA Oxford Street, London

Address 14 Noel Street,Soho, W1F 8GJ (Soho)

The YHA Oxford Street is a colorful spot boasting a youthful vibe in an excellent location offering both private and shared rooms.

7.3 Guest Rating

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$66

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YHA St. Pancras, London

Address 79-81 Euston Road, (King's Cross)

The YHA St. Pancras Hostel has a trendy hotel vibe that makes it stand out from many of its B&B neighbors in the uber-convenient King's Cross neighborhood.

8.4 Guest Rating

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$72

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YMCA Indian Student Hostel, London

Address 41 Fitzroy Square (Bloomsbury)

The YMCA Indian Student Hostel London offers elegant Mahatma Gandhi statuettes and serves up succulent curry.

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$81

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