These budget hotel chains offer comfortable, affordable accommodation in London.
Holiday Inn Express
Holiday Inn Express offers affordable accommodation in central locations including Old Street, Victoria and Southwark, and more options outside of the centre too. Complimentary breakfast buffet is included in the price and Wi-Fi is available in shared spaces in the hotels.
Friendly, helpful staff and an array of little extras are the hallmarks of Ibis hotels. Breakfast is available from 4am until noon and last check-out isn't until midday. Bedrooms are spotless with firm, comfortable beds, good lighting, plenty of storage and power showers.
Premier Inn, now the UK's largest hotel chain, guarantees clean, comfortable accommodation, with friendly helpful service or your money back. Public rooms are smart and well-presented, and the larger-than-average bedrooms have comfortable king-sized beds with good quality duvets and pillows. Most rooms have Wi-Fi too.
Travelodge offers no-frills rooms for as little as £35 a night (if you book in advance online). The chain is expanding rapidly, with more than 50 hotels in London. Rooms are clean with king-sized beds, en-suite, TV, tea and coffee making facilities and optional extras such as breakfast and Wi-Fi available. Kids eat free at the breakfast buffet with a paying adult.
The brainchild of easyJet's Stelios Haji-Ioannou, easyHotels offer small, clean rooms that can cost less than £35 a night if you book early enough. All bookings must be made online. There are seven easyHotels in London, in central locations including South Kensington, Victoria and Paddington.