Accommodation deals for the 2011 Proms in London

Friday, 29 July 2011 10:08 AM

The 2011Proms are the biggest series of events on the classic music calendar and one of London’s biggest attractions.

The Proms are one of the most popular events in London and tickets are at a premium, but 500 standing tickets are available on the door for each concert at a cost of just £5. This is just a small fraction of the cost for many classic and opera tickets, making the genre of music accessible to the masses.

And what the Proms is doing for culture, will do for accommodation, providing cheap London hotels near the Royal Albert Hall.

Today released details of some of the best offers available.

Just a short walk from the Royal Albert Hall and the 2011 Proms, the Baglioni Hotel, through, is offering 60 per cent off double rooms.

The Fifty Four Boutique Hotel is also a short walk from The Royal Albert Hall. With 26 private rooms overlooking Kensington, is offering 85 per cent off, with prices starting at £66. is also offering a 36 per cent discount on double rooms at the luxury Milestone Hotel, located at 1 Kensington Court.

Overlooking Kensington Palace and Gardens, with the deal offered by, rooms start at £250 per night.


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