It is always advisable to book your stay in advance, especially if you are visiting a city like London which remains busy throughout the year. If you made the mistake of visiting London without prior reservations, it will be really difficult for you to find a good hotel. By good hotel, what I actually meant is a hotel where appropriate amount of facilities and amenities are provided at reasonable prices. On the last minute, every hotel will charge you extra and therefore you will end up paying a good amount of money for a ‘not so good’ hotel accommodation.
You can conveniently book London hotels over the internet or on the telephone. You need to fill out a few personal details and then you have to pick the accommodation type, which means a regular guestroom or a suite accommodation or a club room and after that you have to make an online payment, either full or an advance, depending upon the hotel’s booking policies. Once you complete this procedure the hotel will get back to you with a confirmation number or a reference number which means that your stay has been booked with the concerned hotel.
Before making an online payment make sure to read the hotel’s terms and conditions carefully. Also make sure that the hotel actually provides all the facilities mentioned on its website. Look for a hotel located at a central location from where majority of attractions are easily accessible. Book London hotels well in advance and you can grab some exciting discounts and deal packages. Most of the hotels offer such early bird discounts. Some hotels even offer a discount of more than 50 percent if you make direct bookings with them.
Go through various reviews of the hotels before making booking your stay. Many of the hotel booking websites offers reviews written by the previous guests of these hotels. Take opinions from these reviews, they can really help you while making this decision. If you find yourself in an absolutely confusing situation, take help of a professional travelling agent, they have all the information that which hotels are good and which ones are not.