Accommodation in London for Summer 2012

Extract from
March 2012

If you are thinking of heading over to London this summer, make sure you have booked your accommodation well in advance.  With the Diamond Jubilee and Olympics taking place this June – August,  it is going to be very busy.  A lot of the hotels have booked their rooms out at least a couple of weeks before and after the Olympics.  However, there are a still a number of different accommodation options available for those going to London this summer:


YHA, youth hostelling association have many hostels throughout London.  One recently refurbished hostel is just off of Oxford Street and now boasts a sleek and contemporary look.  There is a launderette, with café and bar. There is the option of 2, 3 and 4 bed dorms.   This youth hostel was voted one of the top ten best in London.  Another one that made the top ten was  Palmers Lodge which is in a Victorian Grade II listed building.  There is a restaurant in the scullery and a bar in the chapel.  There are a mixture of private, mixed and single sex dorms.

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