Subject: Re: Super-cheap sleeps in London?
Dear Didi, The following is from my list of cheap places in London, perhaps you can use one. Sandy in LA

Bed &Breakfast in a London Home: London Homestead Services, Coombe Wood Road, Kingston-Upon-Thames, Surrey KT2 7JY; phone: 01-949-4455 offers minimum stays of 3 nights in London home from only 12 pounds a night. There are over 500 carefully selected homes situated all over London--most within 20 min. travel time to Piccadilly. Bedrooms are usually adjacent to the bathroom and you will be given your own house key to come and go as you please.

British B&Bs. Call 800-454-8704 for Britain's original B&B booking service. Knowledgeable staff will advise you on choices. Prices start at $30 p/p per night in London, including breakfast, all taxes, service and booking fees. Discount Hotel Hotline, 800-964-6835 a free hotel booking service offers discounts of up to 65% off regular rates at hotels in London and Paris.

Best hotel savings: The British travel auction Web site offers up to 50% discounts on rooms at top hotels. Bid and book on-line. http://www.lastminute. com.

International Students House, 229 Great Portland St., London W1; phone: 44-71-631-8310. Near Regent's Park. Some private baths. Breakfast included. Can accommodate up to 550 people in single, twin, triple, quad and multibed rooms. Singles $45, twin rooms $32.50 per person, three or four in a room $27 per person, and beds in larger shared rooms for $17 per person. Rooms with private washrooms are $48.50 single or $38.50 per person to share a twin. Special weekly rates are available from Sept. to May. Single rooms for seven nights are $246; twin rooms are $187 per person, per week, rates include continental breakfast. Rooms have direct-dial phones, voice mail, and washbasins. Other facilities include a bar and restaurant (with student prices) a fitness center and 24-hour access.

King's Campus Vacation Bureau, 127 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NQ Phone: 0171-928 3777 Fax: 0171-928 5777 Stay at Wellington Hall (your best choice) which is located right across from a lovely shady park for 35 pounds for the two includes a full English breakfast. A 10 minute walk from Victoria Station and Parliament Buildings - very reasonable restaurants nearby as you're in a student area. Call them for a brochure as there are several other locations also available.

The City University, Hall Bookings Secretary, Northampton Hall, Bunhill Row, London EC1 Y8LJ; 01-628-6661, ext. 23. Open all year. Includes breakfast. Close to St. Paul's, theaters, art centers and museums. Single: $19; double: $32.