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Rates start at a head-slapping £19 for a non-flexible reservation if you book 11 months ahead. That more than makes up for the thinnest amenities of the economy brands, which has some two dozen properties in Greater London. It’s nicer than the American Travelodge brand, which isn’t related to it. Expect king-size beds, bathtub and shower, TV (but no phone, hair dryer, or toiletries), paid in-room movies, a wardrobe, at least one power point, and a desk. Breakfast, if your property offers it, is about £8 more. “Family rooms” have a pullout couch for two kids but cost the same as a double. Search its site for a grid of available London hotels. There are more locations in town, but these are the best eight within walking distance. These prices are typical, but they go down to £25 if you’re first to book and skyrocket for peak periods.