Travel Blogs from London
... We caught the tube train to an area where we could look for a new suitcase. (Did we mention that Malcolm’s suitcase became lame (lost a wheel and another broke its axle) so we shot it (gave it to our host family who are going to use it for packing and moving house) so we decided to get a new one. We got one at Marks and Spencer and so headed home. That was when our adventure started. Without boring you with all the details, ...
Freddie arrived right on time at 9am. He was excited to tell us he had bought some lottery tickets yesterday while waiting for us at Blarney Castle. He swore to us that if his numbers hit, he would bring us back to Ireland for another visit all expenses paid! We will be waiting for the phone call ;)
We transitioned smoothly through the airport and onto our flight. If you guessed London, England to be our next destination, then you are right! Landing ...
It's the end of a very long day for us--as of the writing of this post, we have been awake for nearly 28 hours, with only a few hours of sleep in the plane. So to say we're tired might be an understatement.
However, here we are! In London, in our flat, having just returned from a local pub where we had dinner, watching "Scrooged" and trying to stay awake until at least 9pm to ensure we really stay asleep.
It feels like just an ...
... The Royal Mews looked like an option to fill some of the afternoon but it was closed until February.
Back at Victoria, we enjoyed the most expensive glasses of mulled wine and ended up having our dinner in a Wetherspoons on the railway station just to pass the time. We could not travel until 8.30 pm on our tickets.
It was midnight by the time we got home. Not a successful second day in London and next time we must make more of it by leaving less to ...
... and some may be cryptic) there is Tommy, Helen, Jackie, Tracey and Vicky - we are all going to NZ. Tracey is a beauty therapist so that's great for me as I need someone to do my pedicures. I cant really understand Helen as she is from the valleys! Jackie has graduated like me and Tommy is like a little thumb with curly hair. I appreciate these are my first impressions of these guys and perhaps I shouldn't be too judgmental but let's ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Melrose Gardens London
Other places to stay in London
Northwest/Regent Park, London | 3 star b&bfrom $97
Lancaster Gate, London | 3 star b&bfrom $154
- Clean, Tidy and Great location
- Great Location
- Geat Hotel..But...
Marylebone, London | B&Bfrom $86
Westminster/Belgravia, London | 1 star b&bfrom $156
London Southeast, London | B&Bfrom $131
Lancaster Gate, London | 2 star b&bfrom $128
Chiswick Homefields, London | 2 star b&bfrom $99
South Bank/Bankside, London | 2 star b&bfrom $77
Westminster/Belgravia, London | 2 star b&bfrom $89
- Pire vacances de ma vie
- Avoid like the plague
- GOOD PLACE
Notting Hill, London | 2 star b&bfrom $91
Pimlico, London | 3 star b&bfrom $63
- Great room for the price...
- Hanover Review
Bayswater, London | 3 star b&bfrom $141
Hammersmith, London | B&Bfrom $152
Hampstead, London | 2 star b&bfrom $124
Upper Clapton, London | 3 star b&bfrom $127
Mayfair/Soho/West End, London | 3 star b&bfrom $150
- Excellent Family Hotel
- Excellent little hotel
- Superb Hotel
Mayfair/Soho/West End, London | 2 star b&bfrom $20
Mayfair/Soho/West End, London | 3 star b&bfrom $122
- Great hotel
- Decent hotel for the price
- Great except for bathroom
Mayfair/Soho/West End, London | B&Bfrom $26
London North, London | B&Bfrom $92
- Felt like home!
- Clean, convenient and Super Friendly
- Very Warm and Personal.
Mayfair/Soho/West End, London | B&Bfrom $109
- Very good B&B
- Clean & quiet - not too friendly
- Friendly and convenient
Westminster/Belgravia, London | B&Bfrom $85
- A below average place to stay
- Never again.
- Nice hotel, good location
Marylebone, London | 2 star b&bfrom $192
- Rude staff and TINY!
- Not bad for price and location- small rooms
- Great place
Lancaster Gate, London | 2 star b&bfrom $130
- Excellent location good size family room
- Where we always stay
- Pleasant stay
Northwest/Regent Park, London | B&Bfrom $121
Mayfair/Soho/West End, London | B&Bfrom $143