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Accommodation around Birkbeck

Maps of area around Birkbeck: http://www.bbk.ac.uk/bbk/maps.html

There are hundreds of hotels in central London, and many dozens within a short walk of Birkbeck (nearest tube stops: Russell Square; Euston; Goodge Street; Warren Street).

We don't arrange accommodation for conference participants, so you'll need to organise this aspect of the trip yourself. Since 2012 is the year of the London Olympics, we strongly recommend booking as soon as you've registered for the conference, to ensure you get a room at a reasonable rate. Below are some suggestions. Please contact the hotel for up-to-date quotes; best prices are usually obtained from the hotels’ own websites, but you could also check Expedia and Travelocity.

University Accommodation

University College London (UCL) Residences offer both self-catering only accommodation (Astor College; Goldsmid House; James Lighthill House; Schafer House) and bed and breakfast accommodation, with the option of an evening meal (Ifor Evans Hall). Prices vary from approximately £30 to £40 for a single room.

Please note: Ifor Evans House is located in Camden, 10 minute bus ride or 30 minute walk from the conference venue. Astor College is 5/10 minute walk from the conference venue; James Lighthill House is 10/15 minute walk from the conference venue; Goldsmid House is close to Victoria tube station, a few tube stops away from the conference venue; and Schafer house is 10 minute walk from the conference venue.
Website: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/residences/information

The University of London Garden Halls offer B&B for just over £30. They are located close to the conference venue (5 min walk).
Website: http://www.halls.london.ac.uk/visitor/garden

The University of London College Hall offers B&B for just over £35. It is located close to the conference venue (5 min walk).Website: http://www.halls.london.ac.uk/visitor/college/Default.aspx

The University of London Connaught Hall offers B&B for just over £30. They are located close to the conference venue (3 min walk).Website: http://www.halls.london.ac.uk/visitor/connaught/Default.aspx

The University of London International Hall offers B&B for just over £35. It is located close to the conference venue (5 min walk).Website: http://www.halls.london.ac.uk/visitor/international/Default.aspx

The University of London Lilian Penson Hall offers B&B for just over £35. It is located near Paddington, only a few tube stops away from the conference venue. Website: http://www.halls.london.ac.uk/visitor/lillianpenson/Default.aspx

The University of London Nutford House offers B&B for £29. It is located in Marylebone, a few tube stops away or 20 minute walk from the conference venue. Website: http://www.halls.london.ac.uk/visitor/nutford/Default.aspx

Hotels

The Academy
21 Gower Street, London, WC1E 6HG.
Reservations: resacademy@etontownhouse.com
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7631 4115.
Website: http://www.theetoncollection.com/content.aspx?pageID=410
A lovely 5 star boutique hotel very close to the conference venue. Rates vary throughout the year but here is a guide: £105 - £140 for a single room, £125 - 175 for a double room.

Hotel Ibis London Euston St Pancras
3 Cardington Street, London, NW1 2LW
Phone: +44 (0)207/3887777
Fax : +44 (0)207/3880001
Booking by phone : +44 (0)207/3047712
Website: http://www.ibishotel.com/gb/hotel-0921-ibis-london-euston-st-pancras/index.shtml
Located a few steps from Euston railway and underground stations. Near the British Museum and 15 minutes from the Eurostar train terminus.

Garth Hotel
69 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 6HJ
Reservations: garth.hotel@virgin.net
Phone: +44 (0)20 7636 5761;
Website: www.garthhotel-london.com
This a fairly basic but clean hotel.
Rooms (with breakfast) range from £45 - £47.50 for a single to £80 - £85 for a double with ensuite.

Goodenough Club

Bloomsbury, London
Reservations: reservations@goodenough.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0)20 7837 8831;
Website: http://www.goodenough.ac.uk/goodenough_club.html
This accommodation is good value for London, but books up fast.
Rooms range from single £95 - £99 double £125 - £135

Harlingford Hotel
61-63 Cartwright Gardens WC1H 9EL
Reservations: book@harlingfordhotel.com
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7387 1551; fax: 020 7387 4616;
Website: http://www.harlingfordhotel.com
A 43-room hotel. Rooms are small, but recently done up.
Guests are entitled to use the tennis courts in Cartwright Gardens.
Standard rates are £79 for a single room, £99 for a double room, £110 for a triple room and £115 for a quad room, all including breakfast.

Holiday Inn Bloomsbury
Coram Street, London, WC1N 1HT
Hotel Front Desk: +44-08-719429222
Hotel Fax: +44-020-78375374
Website: http://www.ichotelsgroup.com/h/d/hi/1/en/hotel/LONBL?&stopredirect=true
Has won Best Disabled Facilities Award 2008 "Accessibility for All" at the Meetings and Incentive Travel Awards; recommended.

Jesmond Hotel
63 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 6HJ
Phone: +44 (0) 20 7636 3199
Website:http://www.jesmondhotel.org.uk/
A basic, friendly, family-run bed and breakfast offering a single room with wash basin (and access to communal shower facilities). Prices: £40 per night (single room with no bathroom), £50 (single room with bathroom) Double rooms are £60 and £75 respectively.

Premier Inn – London Euston
1 Dukes Road
London
WC1H 9PJ
Phone: 0870 238 3301
Fax: 020 7554 3419
Website: http://www.premierinn.com/pti/hotelInformation.do?hotelId=23882
A chain hotel with good quality accommodation; recommended.

Ridgemount Private Hotel

Bloomsbury, London
Reservations: info@ridgemounthotel.co.uk
Phone +44 (0)20 7636 1141 or +44 (0)20 7580 7060;
Website: http://www.ridgemounthotel.co.uk/
A clean and basic hotel run by friendly people.
Rooms (with breakfast) range from £39 for a single without bathroom to £50 for a single with bathroom. Doubles range from £54 (without bathroom) to £70 (with bathroom).

Staunton Hotel
15 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London, WC1E 6HE
Phone: +44 (0) 207 580 2740
Website http://www.stauntonhotel.com/
Small hotel with 17 en suite rooms. A grade II listed town house hotel, only recently restored to a high standard. Very close to Birkbeck. From £88.13 for a single room, £111.63 for single occupancy of a double room and £141 for a double. Recommended.

The Langland Hotel
29 – 31 Gower St. London WC1E 6HG
Phone: +44 (0)20 7636 5801 Email: info@thelangland.co.uk
Website: http://www.langlandhotel.com/
Single (no en-suite) £45 - £55 Double ensuite £60 - £75

The Tavistock Hotel
Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9EU.
Phone: +44 (0)20 7636 8383 Email: info@imperialhotels.co.uk
Website: http://www.imperialhotels.co.uk/tavistock1_hotel.aspx
Single from £62.

Note: The Imperial Hotel, President, Bedford, Royal National and County are all in the vicinity and are on the same website as the Tavistock above.

More Expensive Hotels:

myhotel Bloomsbury
11- 13 Bayley St., Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, London Reservations at +44 (0)20 3004 6000 Email: bloomsbury@myhotels.com
Website: http://www.myhotels.com/default.asp?section=10&page=1504
Prices: Standard single from £150-170; standard double/twin from £185-210.

Novotel London St Pancras
100 - 110 Euston Road
London, NW1 2AJ
Phone: +44 (0)20/76669000
Fax: +44 (0)20/76669025
E-mail: H5309@accor.com
Website: http://www.novotel.com/gb/hotel-5309-novotel-london-st-pancras/index.shtml
The Novotel London St Pancras is a 4 star hotel. WiFi internet and fitness centre. 5 min walk from Kings Cross and Euston stations and 3 min walk from St. Pancras Eurostar station. Recommended

Hotel Russell
Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London
http://www.londonrussellhotel.co.uk/
Four-star hotel situated overlooking Russell Square. Built in 1898, this hotel is a great example of the Victorian style. All rooms with en suite facilities. Internet rates: single £87 and double £110.

The Rathbone Hotel
Rathbone St., London W1T 1LB
Phone: +44 (0) 207 636 2001
Reservations: Reservations@Rathbonehotel.com
Website: http://www.rathbonehotel.co.uk/
Prices of rooms (exl. of VAT) £160 for a single, £230 for a double.

Budget Accommodation

YHA London St Pancras
79-81 Euston Road
London NW1 2QE
Phone: 0845 371 9344 Fax: (+44) 20 7388 6766
Email: stpancras@yha.org.uk
Website: http://www.yha.org.uk/find-accommodation/london/hostels/london-st-pancras/index.aspx
Prices from: Adult: £21.95 Under 18: £16.50

The Generator Hostel London
Generator Hostel London
37 Tavistock Place
Russell Square, London, WC1H 9SE
Phone: +44 (0)20 7388 7666 Fax: +44 (0)20 7388 7644
Website:http://www.generatorhostels.com/en/london

Travelodge London Euston Hotel

72 Euston Square, London, NW1 1DJ
Phone: 0871 984 6332*
Fax: 020 73837881
Website: www.travelodge.co.uk

 
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