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I enjoyed a 2 night stay at Blades, Single room a bit too small for my liking but comfortable enough for me to stay, Breakfast was great along with friendly staff, good location tube 2 minutes walk, and yes will probably stay again.
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When I booked a three-star hotel, I expected something a little more lavish than what seems to be simply a very nice bed and breakfast. The first room I got was tiny.
Having said that, it is, after all a historic townhouse (built 1832), and...More
I stayed at Blades for over 4 months, 3 days a week, while working in London. It's a simple but clean and friendly budget hotel, with friendly staff who look after you, and rooms which are basic but well-decorated and tidy. It's not the Ritz,...More
Stayed here during a weekend trip to London. Nice hotel, clean and OK breakfast. Very friendly staffs. Located close to Victoria station (suitable if flying in via Gatwick) and with walking distance to majority of the "most do:s", we did not had to use public...More
Time spent in Pimlico is a slower-paced affair than most other Central London neighbourhoods. This largely residential area orderly arranged beside the Thames, is a treasure trove of quaint pubs, subtle architectural charms and local boutiques. Here, art lovers thrill at the chance to visit the world class Tate Britain gallery for its collection of British art from the 1500s to the present. For peace and quiet and
some downtime spent along the Thames, Pimlico is highly recommended.
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Many thanks for your enquiry and if you wish to come by tube, the cheapest way to travel in London is using an Oyster Card which is a contactless card that you have to tap in and off of the tube and offer you better value... More
Many thanks for your enquiry and if you wish to come by tube, the cheapest way to travel in London is using an Oyster Card which is a contactless card that you have to tap in and off of the tube and offer you better value that the day travel card. To rent an Oyster Card, you can ask at the tube station assistance at Heathrow Terminal and there is GBP5.00 deposit which you can have back when you leave along with the residual in you card. You can just charge for pay as you go to use the capping. Capping is a feature of pay as you go which allows you to make a number of journeys in a single day but limits the amount you pay for your travel. Each time you make a journey, you are charged a fare. Once the total cost of all your fares reaches a certain amount you won't have to pay for any more journeys for the rest of the day. This is called a cap and the cost is GBP8.80 for zone 1-6 (as you are at Heathrow). From Heathrow then you can take the Piccadilly Line (blue line) and change at Green Park for the Victoria Line (light blue line) and stop at Pimlico for a journey of 40-45 mins roughly.