English Tweakers, I summon thee! London hotel recommendations.

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  1. MSP

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    My mother-in-law is heading to London for a for a few weeks in late September early October, and she's looking for a room near the tourist stuff. She's got really basic needs, so something 3 star-ish, her main goal is close proximity to the action. Any recommendations?
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    Hey its a fantastic hotel! and sometimes when i'm out on business or vacation, I want the best."sometimes"
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    I'll run it by her. She's just looking for a place to store her suitcase and sleep, so Binman that place where you stayed might be OK. She's a country girl, so indoor plumbing is "fancy". :)
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    never had to stay in hotels in london.

    I would say that kings cross is a definite no no. unless they've cleaned it up round there recently, it ain't a nice area. especially in and around kings cross station. they might have recently done up st. pancrass station and hotel and have the british library there but it always was a magnet for all sorts of lowlife.

    kensington, trafalgar square, victoria are good spots close to the action and fairly near all the places you want to go as a tourist. I love being a tourist in london!

    Is ma in law flying into heathrow? a heathrow hotel is also an option as it's on the piccadilly tube line, but is about 30-45 minute tube ride from central london.
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    Thanks all! Not sure where she's flying in, and she's kinda given me an impossible assignment. She wants to be 15 feet away from the Tower of London and I get the feeling she's looking for a $99 a night room. :lol:
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    are you hoping she'll not be let out of the tower!

    if she wants to be near the tower try 'the tower hotel' at st. katherines wharf, 2 minute walk from the tower. she can get to 'the embankment tube station' easily on the district line from ' the tower station'. embankment is below charing cross station, 5 minute walk from trafalgar square, houses of parliament. 10 minute walk from the 'london eye' and aquarium at 'county hall'.

    from 'houses of parliament' 20 minute saunter through green park to buckingham palace, then 15 minute walk down the mall to admiralty arch and trafalgar square and that arty farty museum next to nelson's column. lol.

    if its a nice day she must have a picnic in regents park by london zoo. its a blast with elephants trumpeting, lions roaring and monkeys screeching. used to play football there on a sunday morning, surreal. lol
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    Thanks a bunch guys, great info. I knew Tweak wouldn't let me down!
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    scale the wall at Buckingham Palace, with a rucksack full of guns, plus a bomb making kit... that her wishes covered and you've just dealt with your mother in law!