James Hatts wrote:At this page I found a hotel called the Wellington (seems like a pub with rooms).You can find details of all visitor accommodation in the SE1 are in the hotels section of this website:
loafer wrote:Yes, after doing a bit more research, I also concluded that the Wellington would be a bit noisy.The Wellington is almost literally underneath the main Waterloo to Waterloo East railway arch.
If I had to choose between the two, I would choose the London City Hotel.
Bear in mind, however, that (after Norway!) London is one of the most expensive cities in the world, but you still get what you pay for...
Have a great time, no matter where you end up sleeping.
coogie wrote:Thank you, that was exactly what we are looking for! No need for luxury, as we won't spend much time in the room, just need a clean bed to sleep in.I know someone who has stayed at the London City since the refurb and he says it is fine but not luxurious-it was basic but clean and convenient.
Ivanhoe wrote:We tried e-mailing the Travel Inn you mentioned, but didn't get an answer. Though we are a bit cheap when it comes to spending money on hotels, I don't think youth hostels are quite our "thing". But you are right, we do try to spend as little as possible on hotels, so that we can splurge a bit when it comes to food and activities.I'd be surprised if you couldn't get a decent deal at the Travel Inn County Hall, which would put you only steps away from Waterloo and right on the Thames.
For real cheap stays, maybe try youth hostels (and spend the cash you save on some lovely London treats). I think you can get family rooms, and there are a few in/around London although not in SE1
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