Buy The Best Views In London For £1

Laura Reynolds
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Buy The Best Views In London For £1

Think you can't afford a hotel room with views over the London skyline? One budget hotel chain is now offering rooms with a view for just a £1 upgrade charge.

Pick from a view of Tower Bridge or Buckingham Palace — you don't need to book ahead, just request the view of your choice when you check in, pay the extra £1 to upgrade and you'll be lording it over the city by sunset.

Sounds good to be true, doesn't it? And yes, the stunt by easyHotel on Old Street comes with a catch.

The 'view' is a fake one, courtesy of fake windows in the hotel rooms, which are designed to look like the London skyline.

Jorge Rodriguez, Night Night Manager of easyHotel, said:

Many London hotels charge rates as high as £10,000 for a premium view from a room.  Why shell out a fortune when you could be spending your hard-earned cash on the experience of the city itself?

Seems sensible to us.

Last Updated 30 May 2017