London 2012: stay near the city for less than £100 a night

Renaissance at Heathrow

HolidayExtras.com offer last-minute airport hotel deals to Olympic-goers

The Press Association recently announced that the average hotel room during the Olympics stands at £160 per night – a whopping 75 per cent increase compared to the same period last year.

And to buck this trend, travel add-ons company HolidayExtras.com is offering Olympic-goers luxury stays near London for less than £100.

Those looking for a stylish stopover can book a room at the four-star Heathrow Renaissance for just £86* per night. This elegant hotel is close to terminals 1 and 3, providing easy transport links to central London.

Olympic ticket holders can also book a night’s stay at a Heathrow Undercover hotel for £99*. This deal offers a guaranteed saving on the standard price of a four-star hotel.

Alternatively, there’s the option to stay at Gatwick airport, which is 30 minutes from central London. And a double room at a four-star Undercover hotel with HolidayExtras.com can be picked up for as little as £75*.

Jason Hindle, Head of Commercial at HolidayExtras.com, said: “It looks as though a lot of hoteliers and hotel booking agents are pricing themselves out of the market.

“Heathrow might not be in the centre of London, but it is the official airport for the Games – so transport links to and from the city are going to be regular and reliable. Plus the Heathrow Express is just 15 minutes from Paddington.”

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Notes to editors
Heathrow airport is connected to the capital by the London Underground and the Heathrow Express, which is a regular 15-minute rail service to and from London Paddington.

Gatwick airport’s rail station is 30 minutes from central London via the Gatwick Express.

Prices are based on a search made on July 16 for July 29, 2012. Products and prices are subject to change and availability.

Average room rate research was conducted by Hotels.com and announced by the Press Association – http://bit.ly/N1A7aI

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