15 tips for saving in London
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Yotel( John Lee )
4. Try a hotel alternative.
Some bed-and-breakfast inns may charge as much as hotels, but their rates at least include a meal. (Some hotels include breakfast too.) For longer stays, consider renting an apartment to save on food costs or a room at a private home. For families, a home-exchange program can work well. Or cultivate London friends who may put you up next time.
Pictured: The bed in a standard room at Yotel, a subterranean retreat with high-tech flourishes at Gatwick Airport.