Budget Accommodation in S.E. London
|| Finding budget
accommodation was once a matter of accepting
anything you could find for the money you had. Things
have moved on since then and now you can get a great
range of accommodation for a lot less money.
If you’ve always thought hostels were for students
or those who didn’t mind slumming it, think again.
Today a hostel is a modern place offering stylish
accommodation to the discerning traveller who
would prefer to spend their cash on entertainment during their stay in South East London.
If you don’t believe us, a visit to one of the
following places is sure to change your point of view.
Friendship House [map], Belvedere Place, is a prime example
of how hostels have made a giant leap to respectability.
This new architectural designed residence is ideally
situated close to all the tourist spots in Southwark.
With accommodation for more 137 residents, this hostel
looks like a stylish hotel and offers customers en suite
bathrooms and self-catering facilities,
as well as a laundry service.
If you’re travelling with a large group or keen
to make some international friends head to the two in-house
lounges or catch some rays in the courtyard, complete
with water feature.
Greenwich offers a hostel that’s close to
the Southbank and enjoys some great views across the close-by
river. The St Christopher’s Inn [map],
located on Greenwich High Street, has facilities include
a coffee shop, a pub serving traditional food,
and a cocktail bar serving many tempting beverages.
The Orient Espresso [map], on the Southbank,
is all about the friendly cheap and cheerful accommodation
that younger travellers will love. Smaller rooms make
for a more intimate atmosphere and banish those notions
of having to share with a group of people you don’t
Facilities include the use of the roof top
hot tub, laundry facilities and a bar serving a range of beverages
from across the globe, so even when you find yourself
far from home, you’ll be able to enjoy a great
pint of your usual ale.
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