Citadines Apartment Hotel
7-21 Goswell Road
London EC 1M 7AH
This offers one and two bed apartments and may be very good value for a group. It is less than 5 minutes from BRIEF From £85 per night
Tel: +44(0)20 7 566 80 00
Thistle City Barbican
London EC1V 8DS
Tel: UK 0871 376 9004 / Int +44 870 333 9101
From £85 per night
Travelodge London Farringdon Hotel
10-42 Kings Cross Road
Tel: 0871 984 6274
Travelodge London City Road Hotel
7-12 City Road
Tel: 0871 984 6333
Hotel IBIS London City (a little further out)
5 Commercial Street
Tel : UK 0870 220 6584 Int +44(0)20 7 422 8400
From £80 per night during weekdays.
Slightly further afield, though still relatively close by, and to find cheaper hotels and B&B’s, try an internet search for hotels near to King’s Cross or to Russell Square. These will sometimes be noisy and standards will be unpredictable.
South of the River
A couple of pleasant options south of the river though still quite close to BRIEF and a very interesting 25-30 minute walk away. Both in the moderately expensive range (from £100 - £135 per night).
The Mad Hatter Hotel
3-7 Stamford Street, London, SE1 9NY
Tel: 020 7401 9222
34 Park Street
London SE1 9EF
Tel: 0870 990 6402
£110.00 per night
Doctor in the House
Economic but pleasant rooms for short visits by professionals etc. Rates start at £42 per night (subject to availability)
Tel: 020 8870 5949
Hostels and university accommodation
There are a number of other ways of finding cheaper accommodation in London, within easy reach of BRIEF.
St Paul’s Youth Hostel
36 Carter Lane
Tel: 0845 371 9012
This YHA hostel is in a wonderful location and is about 15 minutes from BRIEF.
The City YMCA has two sites, both very close to BRIEF.
City YMCA EC1
8 Errol Street
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7614 5000
City YMCA Barbican
2 Fann Street
Tel: +44 (0)20 7628 0697
The University of London has eight Intercollegiate Halls of Residence available to visitors. Availability varies. www.halls.london.ac.uk/visitor.
Sanctuary Management Services – manage student accommodation, some of which is available in the summer. www.summerbreaks.org.
You may well be able to find other available university accommodation via an internet search.