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Best area to stay

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Best area to stay

We're arriving next Thursday into Gatwick and leaving on Saturday in the afternoon from Heathrow. Want to see as much as possible including a trip to Camden town for music at night. What is the best area to stay in? Looking to spend around $100/ night through Priceline or hotwire, etc. Most interested in what area should be best. Thanks.

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1. Re: Best area to stay

At that price, you'll be lucky to find anything in central London. I would first check if Priceline etc have anything at all at that budget.

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2. Re: Best area to stay

At $100 per night & leaving it this late to book anything you really will have to look outside of the Circle Line (the yellow one on the underground map).

As maybe have a look at booking.com

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3. Re: Best area to stay

Also you could consider the Premier Inns & Travellodges at Tottenham Hale and Walthamstow. Only a short journey into Central London and Conveniently placed for your journey to Heathrow. Both on the Victoria Line, change at Finsbury Park to Piccadilly Line (a simple same level walk) with an easy ride to Heathrow.

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4. Re: Best area to stay

I like Bloomsbury. But maybe above budget.

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5. Re: Best area to stay

There are many well reviewed budget hotels around Cartwright Gardens, King’s Cross and Russell Square tube station. Some marginal ones too but I’ve found TripAdvisor reviews very reliable.

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6. Re: Best area to stay

The best area to stay and $100 a night are not really compatible. If you want to stick within budget then as per the advice above, look outside of central London.

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Ok, so going up in budget,what area would you suggest? Want to be in a safe area and convenient to seei g the city and getting to the airport. Price is secondary.

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8. Re: Best area to stay

Kings Cross/St Pancras area would probably work well. Direct trains from Gatwick, direct tube for Heathrow and not too far from Camden.

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I would take a look and see what is available on booking.com/hotels.com. Next weekend is a bank (public) holiday weekend which usually means fewer hotel rooms to book this close.

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10. Re: Best area to stay

At this short notice it really is a case of seeing what is available and asking us to compare.

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