The prices might come as a bit of a shock if you're planning a trip to London, especially if it's your first time. Luckily there are options if you're on a tight budget. Bed and breakfasts tend to be one of the more affordable types of accommodation in the capital, typically coming with a more personal touch as well. If you want to save your money for shopping, eating out, and travelling around the city, we can help you find a cheap B&B with this guide to budget-friendly bed and breakfasts in London.
Budget-friendly bed and breakfasts in London
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Affordable bed and breakfasts in London
- Bridge Park Hotel – Well-placed for Wembley
- Pepys Road Bed & Breakfast – Elegant and international
- East Dulwich B&B – Like part of the family
- Melrose House Bed & Breakfast – Award-winning and affordable
- The Fountain – Stay in Haringey
- Islington Inn – Cosy B&B stays
- Alexandra Hotel – Well-located budget accommodation
- The Commongate Hotel – Modern converted pub
- Peckham Rooms Hotel – Stylish African influence
- The Ship – Long-standing local pub
Affordable bed and breakfasts in London
Well-placed for Wembley
At Bridge Park Hotel you can stay on a bed and breakfast basis or book just the room. A range of room types are available at this budget-friendly hotel in North London, as well as a garden, bar, and breakfast room. Guest rooms are comfortable and you're ideally-placed for events at Wembley Stadium.
Elegant and international
Pepys Road Bed & Breakfast in South London is based in a Victorian house. The comfortable and elegant rooms come with handy extras like bottled water and tea and coffee. Breakfast is included in the rate and is served overlooking the garden. You can choose continental, a full English, or laksa for a different start to the day.
Like part of the family
Stay in simple yet comfy accommodation at East Dulwich B&B. Located in a peaceful area, you still get easy access to central London. This welcoming bed and breakfast is based in a family home and is especially popular with business travellers. Rooms have TVs, wifi, shared bathroom facilities, and a continental breakfast is provided.
Award-winning and affordable
Melrose House provides visitors to London with award-winning B&B accommodation at an affordable price. Based in South London, it's a quiet and peaceful establishment with a period breakfast room and a conservatory that opens into the garden. Rooms are tastefully furnished and a continental or cooked breakfast is included with every stay.
Stay in Haringey
Staying at The Fountain in North London lets you see what London is really all about. This is a pub with rooms in an attractive and traditional green tiled building. Guest rooms are available for long or short stays, with breakfast included in the rate. Guests also get useful amenities like workspace and toiletries. You can visit the pub for drinks or food.
Cosy B&B stays
Make a buzzy part of the capital your base by staying at Islington Inn. There are 41 guest rooms of various types, decorated in rich colours and with a cosy feel. There's also a breakfast room where a continental breakfast is served every morning. This is included in the rate but you can pay extra for a cooked meal if you prefer.
Well-located budget accommodation
Located near Hyde Park, Alexandra Hotel offers affordable B&B accommodation in a central location. This townhouse hotel has a range of room types complete with handy amenities and traditional decor. A continental breakfast is included in the room rate but the hotel is well located near local eateries and shops.
Modern converted pub
Up in Walthamstow you can stay at The Commongate Hotel, which was originally a pub. It's now a modern and smart bed and breakfast offering various room types all equipped with useful amenities for a pleasant stay. You also get a continental or full English breakfast each morning, all for a reasonable price.
Stylish African influence
Located in South London, Peckham Rooms Hotel has 22 boutique guest rooms that feature touches of distinctive African style, inspired by the diversity of the local community. This place offers an affordable and authentic London experience. Rooms come with a range of handy amenities and you get a continental or cooked breakfast each day.
Long-standing local pub
Ideally-located for getting to Canary Wharf and Greenwich, The Ship is a pub that was built in 1835. Three comfortable guest rooms are on-site, with breakfast served in your room each morning. You can also visit the traditional pub for food, drinks, and entertainment - expect a wide choice of drinks, tasty sourdough pizza, competitive pub quizzes, and live sport.