*1-STAR* AND *2-STAR* HOTELS IN LONDON WITH BEST VALUE FOR MONEY
Are you desperately looking for a good cheap hotel for your London stay? Search no more!
I learnt by experience that when looking for hotel budget accommodation in London, it is hard to get good value for money. This is why I drew up a list of the top London budget hotels with good value for money, so you won’t need to spend hours browsing for cheap hotel accommodation with good reviews! This list includes one and two star hotels with fair quality and very good ratings for your affordable London stay. So if your aim is to spend as little as possible without giving up basic comfort and cleanliness, check them out!
*TOP 4* 1-STAR HOTELS IN LONDON
Apple House Guesthouse Wembley – Barnet
115 Turner Road Queensbury, Edgware, Middlesex, Barnet, HA8 6AS, UK
Booking.com rating: 8.5/10
Tip: Ask for a room facing the garden when booking: it’s going to be quieter.
St Athans Hotel – Camden
20-24 Tavistock Place, Camden, London, WC1H 9RE, UK
Booking.com rating: 7.5/10
From £ 74 for a double room according to availability
London Olympus Hotel Nirvana – Newham
35 Romford Road, Newham, London, E15 4LY, UK
Booking.com rating: 6.8/10
From £ 60 for a double room according to availability
Prices are interesting as they start from £ 60 for a double room. Prices may vary according to availability.
Riz Guest House – Kensington and Chelsea
205A Earls Court Road, Kensington & Chelsea, London, SW5 9AN, UK
Booking.com rating: 6.7/10
From £ 55 for a double room according to availability
Guest House is a basic but functional hotel surrounded by the restaurants, bars and shops of Earl’s Court Road. Located in the fashionable borough of Kensington and Chelsea, this London guest house provides luggage storage and free WiFi.
All rooms have tea and coffee facilities. A cot can be supplied free of charge if required.
Riz Guest House is only a 4-minute walk from the Earl’s Court Exhibition Centre, and 20 minutes walk from Kensington Gardens and the Natural History Museum. On the District and Piccadilly Tube lines, Earl’s Court has direct services to London Victoria and Heathrow Airport. Good value for money for a 1 star!
Prices start from £55 for a budget double room
TOP 11 *2-STAR HOTELS* IN LONDON WITH BEST VALUE FOR MONEY
Alhambra Hotel -Camden
17-19 Argyle Street, Camden, London, WC1H 8EJ, United Kingdom
Booking.com rating: 8.1/10
From £ 72 depending on availability
Rooms at Alhambra are spotlessly clean and warm, with central heating, carpeted floors, flat-screen TVs and hairdryer. Most rooms benefit from a compact ensuite bathroom. The staff are very friendly. Check it out! It really offers excellent value for money!
Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building, and there is a 24-hour reception desk. A full English breakfast is served in the bright and airy eating area, with tiled flooring.
Grange Lodge Hotel – B&B – Ealing
48-50 Grange Road | Ealing, London W5 5BX, England
Booking.com rating: 7.9/10
From £ 67 for a double room according to availability.
The rooms can be compact but are always clean and very comfortable and perfectly acceptable with all necessary facilities: TV, electric kettle, complimentary tea and coffee bags. A well-made breakfast, English and continental, caters to every taste.
Grange Lodge comes complete with a comfortable lounge with Freeview TV, a pretty garden and a bright breakfast room with a microwave oven.
The Heathrow Connect train stops here and reaches Heathrow Airport in under 25 minutes.
Ealing Broadway Tube and train stations are less than 25 minutes from central London.
All in all, a very nice budget hotel in London.
Prices start from £67 for a double ensuite, £ 59 for a shared twin with shared bathroom.
Ibis London Stratford
1A Romford Rd, London E15 4LJ
Booking.com rating: 7.9/10
From £ 55 for a double room according to availability.
Guests can enjoy an all-you-can-eat breakfast each morning in the spacious restaurant. A varied evening menu is also available, and the bar serves light snacks and beverages.
Stratford Station is a 10-minute walk away and you can reach Liverpool Street in 15/20 minutes. The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and Westfield Stratford City shopping centre can both be reached within a 15-minute walk of the property.
The O2 Arena can be reached in just 25 minutes by tube (subway) from Stratford Station. Canary Wharf is a 10-minute drive away, and central London is 20 minutes away by tube.
When there’s good availability, you can also find a double room for only £55 per night.
Leigham Court Hotel – Lambeth
18 Leigham Court Rd, Streatham, Lambeth, London, SW16 2PJ, United Kingdom
Booking.com rating: 7.8/10
From £ 80 for a double room according to availability.
In Lambeth in South London, the Leigham Court Hotel is a good basic hotel just a few minutes’ walk from the shops and amenities of Streatham. Full English breakfast is available every day, and there is a large, free parking lot on site.
Staff are friendly and rooms are clean and well equipped with a TV, a hairdryer, and tea and coffee-making facilities. Family rooms are very spacious.
Guests can also make use of a 24-hour front desk.
Prices start at £85 for a double room.
Crestfield Hotel – Camden
2-4 Crestfield Street, Camden, London, WC1H 8AT, United Kingdom
Booking.com rating: 7.6
From £ 69 depending on availability
All rooms have a TV, hairdryer, tea/coffee and an en suite bathroom with shower.
A continental buffet breakfast is available every day, from 07:00 to 09:30.
For those looking for no-frills accommodation which is efficient, clean, friendly and very central.
The Angerstein Hotel – Greeniwich
108 Woolwich road, Greenwich, London, SE10 0LE, United Kingdom
Booking.com rating: 7.5/10
From £ 90 for a double room according to availability.
The Angerstein Hotel is a 2-minute walk from Westcombe Park Station, from where you can reach London Bridge in 15 minutes. Nearby Greenwich is known for its Royal parks, its architecture, and its markets. There is also a wide range of restaurants, bars and clubs.
With simple décor and a flat-screen TV, the clean and tidy rooms at Angerstein Hotel all have comfortable beds and their own seating area. Each also benefits from facilities for making tea and coffee.
It features a bar where you can play darts or watch Sky Sports and play pool. The Angerstein is also a Victorian Pub Hotel. A wide range of drinks are on offer, and there is an enclosed outdoor area with seating for those who wish to smoke.
Tip: Ask for a quiet room room when booking
You can get deals starting from £90 for a double room
Royal London Hotel – Hammersmith & Fulham
43 Shepherds Bush Road, Hammersmith e Fulham, London, W6 7LU, UK
Booking.com rating: 7.4
From £ 72.90 for a double room according to availability.
Shepherd’s Bush Underground and Overground Stations are an 8-minute walk from the property; from here a Tube ride to Central London takes 15 minutes. Heathrow Airport is 45 minutes from the Royal London Hotel & Apartments by public transport.
You can find deals from £72.90 per double room breakfast included.
Abbey Lodge Hotel – Ealing
51 Grange Park, Ealing, London, W5 3PR, UK
Booking.com rating: 7.3/10
From £ 59 for a double room according to availability.
Central London is a 25-minute Tube journey from the hotel and Heathrow Airport is less than 25 minutes away via the Heathrow Connect train. The M4 motorway is a 5-minute drive away.
Rooms at the Abbey Lodge are ensuite, clean, with comfy beds and have the basics a guest may need, including TV/radio and free tea and coffee making facilities. Irons and hairdryers are available from reception. Wi-Fi can be used in the reception area.
The breakfast room at Abbey Lodge Hotel overlooks the back garden; here you can have excellent continental/full English breakfast. Guests can relax in the lounge with TV and free tea and coffee, or walk 10 minutes to shops, bars and restaurants.
Rates start from only £59 for a double room, breakfast included.
Dover Hotel – Westminster
44 Belgrave Road, Westminster, London, SW1V 1RG, UK
Booking.com rating: 7.3/10
From £ 75 for a double room according to availability.
A traditional breakfast buffet is served daily in the spacious dining room. Breakfast options include fresh coffee, fruit juices and a selection of light cereals.
Double rooms in this hotel are not always under £100: as in most hotels, prices vary according to availability. However check out this London budget hotel because in periods of major availability you can find good deals, with double rooms starting from £ 75. Especially ideal for triple rooms in a central location.
Ibis Styles London Leyton
543- 586 Lea Bridge Rd, London E10 7EB, UK
Booking.com rating: 7.1/10
From £ 74 for a double room according to availability.
A direct bus (48 is the best one) will take you to the front doors of the hotel in 5 minutes.
Ibis Styles London Leyton has spacious bedrooms with a private bathroom, each featuring a flat-screen TV, free tea and coffee and free internet access.
The hotel also offers a lounge bar. Every morning continental breakfast is served downstairs in the lobby – here are plenty of options to choose from and all of it tastes wonderful.
Tip: ask for rooms which have been renovated when booking.
Prices start at £74 for a double room.
49 @ Milton Avenue – East Ham
49 Milton Avenue. East Ham, Newham, London, E6 1BG, UK
Booking.com rating: 7/10
From £ 39 for a double room according to availability.
Located in the London Borough of Newham, 49 @ Milton Avenue offers contemporary accommodation and direct transport links to central London. The hotel is just 2 minutes walk from East Ham Tube Station on the Hammersmith & City and District Lines. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas. All the popular attractions in Central London can be reached in 30 minutes (Tube).
Double rooms with shared bathroom start from £48 per night.