London 2012 Accommodation

The rotting remains of 2012's festival

Re: London 2012 Accommodation

Postby iomega » Fri Jan 06, 2012 4:01 pm

Someone called the office today and said that they had booked at the backpackers hostel, just of Piccadilly for £12 a night.
iomega
Frightfest Organiser
Frightfest Organiser
 
Posts: 348
Joined: Tue Aug 10, 2004 7:12 pm

Re: London 2012 Accommodation

Postby Kris » Sun Jan 08, 2012 10:32 am

Travelstay is £227, pay a deposit of £28, rest on arrival.

It's a joke they have put up the prices so much when the place is nothing short of a sh*thole with dodgy showers and shared toilets.
Horror fan and avid tea drinker, to discuss the merits of all of the Friday the 13th movies over a nice cup of Assam.

www.howdoufeelaboutthat.wordpress.com

www.morebloodytea.wordpress.com

@howdoufeelabout
User avatar
Kris
Undead Horde
Undead Horde
 
Posts: 263
Joined: Tue Jul 13, 2010 7:18 am
Location: Failsworth, Manchester

Re: London 2012 Accommodation

Postby TheDukeAbides » Mon Jan 09, 2012 10:50 pm

iomega wrote:Someone called the office today and said that they had booked at the backpackers hostel, just of Piccadilly for £12 a night.


I once managed to stay in a hostel in London for £9 a night.

It was just the one night, in a room of 24 people.

The room smelt of feet.

They'd over booked, so I got a room with eight people for the same price.

Looking at the hostel prices just now and some of those are stupid.

It is dangerous but maybe a waiting game to see if prices do drop because people aren't so stupid as to pay stupid prices, are they?
User avatar
TheDukeAbides
Undead Horde
Undead Horde
 
Posts: 279
Joined: Wed Aug 24, 2011 10:08 pm
Location: Manchester, The North West

Re: London 2012 Accommodation

Postby zappa fan » Tue Jan 10, 2012 12:41 pm

Booked the HHH!!!
LAST FILM- Blood Glaiser aka The Station - poor but now awful
"Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible." - The Mighty Frank Zappa

twitter @nottsey
User avatar
zappa fan
Frightfest Hardcore
Frightfest Hardcore
 
Posts: 923
Joined: Thu Jun 16, 2005 3:21 pm
Location: Sunny Caerphilly (133.4 Miles West of Fright Fest)

Re: London 2012 Accommodation

Postby Malky » Wed Jan 25, 2012 12:07 pm

Just booked the Z Hotel, Double ensuite room, with no window just 8 minutes walk from the Empire (according to google maps) for £78 per night. I better get a weekend pass :?
Malky
Walking Dead
Walking Dead
 
Posts: 90
Joined: Mon Feb 15, 2010 1:52 pm
Location: Glasgow

Re: London 2012 Accommodation

Postby daveroughcut » Fri Jan 27, 2012 5:55 pm

Are the games not finished by then and it's before the Paralympic Games too. Robbing sods. Anyway I booked HHH because it's not that much dearer and I know who'll be there. If I don't see you at Glasgow I'll see you August.
daveroughcut
Running Zombie
Running Zombie
 
Posts: 242
Joined: Wed Jan 21, 2009 6:34 am

Re: London 2012 Accommodation

Postby daveroughcut » Fri Jan 27, 2012 6:00 pm

Kris wrote:Travelstay is £227, pay a deposit of £28, rest on arrival.

It's a joke they have put up the prices so much when the place is nothing short of a sh*thole with dodgy showers and shared toilets.


Kris on the Year Of Giallo Frightfest I stayed for one night at The Walrus. It was Dickensian. HHH looks like a frickin palace next to this place.
daveroughcut
Running Zombie
Running Zombie
 
Posts: 242
Joined: Wed Jan 21, 2009 6:34 am

Re: London 2012 Accommodation

Postby Kris » Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:44 am

Malky wrote:Just booked the Z Hotel, Double ensuite room, with no window just 8 minutes walk from the Empire (according to google maps) for £78 per night. I better get a weekend pass :?


£78 a night? Sweet baby Jesus
Horror fan and avid tea drinker, to discuss the merits of all of the Friday the 13th movies over a nice cup of Assam.

www.howdoufeelaboutthat.wordpress.com

www.morebloodytea.wordpress.com

@howdoufeelabout
User avatar
Kris
Undead Horde
Undead Horde
 
Posts: 263
Joined: Tue Jul 13, 2010 7:18 am
Location: Failsworth, Manchester

Re: London 2012 Accommodation

Postby Kris » Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:54 am

daveroughcut wrote:
Kris wrote:Travelstay is £227, pay a deposit of £28, rest on arrival.

It's a joke they have put up the prices so much when the place is nothing short of a sh*thole with dodgy showers and shared toilets.


Kris on the Year Of Giallo Frightfest I stayed for one night at The Walrus. It was Dickensian. HHH looks like a frickin palace next to this place.


Thats the year I didn't go....

HHH serves a purpose but over the years FF has given it a good supply of trouble-free business. But to see such a mark up like this...

It is not as if it is some superb paradise in central London, the room is just a bed, sink and wardrobe. The only good point is a kitchen so I can make a brew or microwave a late night meal.
Horror fan and avid tea drinker, to discuss the merits of all of the Friday the 13th movies over a nice cup of Assam.

www.howdoufeelaboutthat.wordpress.com

www.morebloodytea.wordpress.com

@howdoufeelabout
User avatar
Kris
Undead Horde
Undead Horde
 
Posts: 263
Joined: Tue Jul 13, 2010 7:18 am
Location: Failsworth, Manchester

Re: London 2012 Accommodation

Postby Malky » Fri Feb 03, 2012 10:57 am

Kris wrote:
Malky wrote:Just booked the Z Hotel, Double ensuite room, with no window just 8 minutes walk from the Empire (according to google maps) for £78 per night. I better get a weekend pass :?


£78 a night? Sweet baby Jesus


It was the only place that met my criteria of in walking distance to the Empire, with no shared facillities that I could afford. Last year my first Londonf FF I stayed with friends, who I barely saw and I barely slept as transport to and from Shepherds Bush was about 45 min to an hour on the way in and up to 90 minutes on the way back, depending on bus times.

FF will be the highlight of my summer holiday which is 10 days in London The first 5 days will be spent on various couches of various friends :wink: to offset the Z Hotel. For FF I want to style in as much style as I can afford, as I well as a little sactuary of solitude.
Malky
Walking Dead
Walking Dead
 
Posts: 90
Joined: Mon Feb 15, 2010 1:52 pm
Location: Glasgow

Re: London 2012 Accommodation

Postby zappa fan » Fri Feb 03, 2012 11:39 am

When I first started going to FF me and the wife would stay in a hotel down the docklands. Which was nice cos you could get away from the whole busy London vibe. But it did mean we had to miss the last movie each night or get the dredded night bus!

Since 2007 I've been staying at HHH and have to say (touch wood) its been great. I've never had a bad nights sleep, thou they can be a bit short.
LAST FILM- Blood Glaiser aka The Station - poor but now awful
"Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible." - The Mighty Frank Zappa

twitter @nottsey
User avatar
zappa fan
Frightfest Hardcore
Frightfest Hardcore
 
Posts: 923
Joined: Thu Jun 16, 2005 3:21 pm
Location: Sunny Caerphilly (133.4 Miles West of Fright Fest)

Re: London 2012 Accommodation

Postby jonbly » Sun Feb 12, 2012 8:02 pm

Just booked HHH.
User avatar
jonbly
Undead Horde
Undead Horde
 
Posts: 427
Joined: Tue Jul 18, 2006 12:16 pm
Location: Bristol

Re: London 2012 Accommodation

Postby spikysaiz » Tue Feb 14, 2012 11:33 pm

We booked Northurmberland House this year!!
http://www.lsevacations.co.uk/residence ... erland.htm
spikysaiz
Fresh Meat
Fresh Meat
 
Posts: 11
Joined: Fri Mar 03, 2006 7:27 pm

Re: London 2012 Accommodation

Postby Stevey K » Fri Feb 24, 2012 4:45 pm

Just a word of warning to Malky who has booked Z Hotel - it's a nice hotel (just by the Palace Theatre) but the rooms are tiny and make sure you take earplugs with you as the soundproofing in the rooms is terrible - we stayed there recently and I didn't get much sleep :? :shock:
Stevey K
Fresh Meat
Fresh Meat
 
Posts: 16
Joined: Mon Sep 29, 2008 1:31 pm

Re: London 2012 Accommodation

Postby Malky » Mon Feb 27, 2012 6:17 pm

Stevey K wrote:Just a word of warning to Malky who has booked Z Hotel - it's a nice hotel (just by the Palace Theatre) but the rooms are tiny and make sure you take earplugs with you as the soundproofing in the rooms is terrible - we stayed there recently and I didn't get much sleep :? :shock:



Thanks man I will do.
Malky
Walking Dead
Walking Dead
 
Posts: 90
Joined: Mon Feb 15, 2010 1:52 pm
Location: Glasgow

PreviousNext

Return to FF2012

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests

cron