England B and Bs, Hostels, Hotels

England has a good choice of hotels starting with cheap hostels, reasonably priced B& Bs, to royal hotels.

As per Wikipedia, Hostels (or youth hostels) provide short-term accommodation to travelers, particularly encouraging outdoor activities and cultural exchange for the young. In certain parts of the world, hostels are commonly called backpackers, particularly in Australia and New Zealand.

In a hostel guests rent a bed (sometimes a bunk bed) in a dormitory and share common bathroom, kitchen, and lounge rooms. Private rooms are often available. The main benefit of a hostel is that one gets to meet other travelers from all over the world. Hostels are usually less formal and less expensive than hotels. They are most frequently used by young travelers. In the past many hostels had imposed age limits, but today it's more common for hostels to accept guests of all ages.

And a bed and breakfast, often referred to as a B&B, is a lodging typically operated out of a large single family residence where guests can be accommodated at night in private bedrooms (which may or may not be equipped with private baths) and where breakfast, sometimes Continental and sometimes the full English variety, is served in the morning. The business may be operated either as a primary occupation or as a secondary.

And a hotel is an establishment that provides lodging, usually on a short-term basis. Hotels often provide a number of additional guest services such as a restaurant, a swimming pool or childcare. Some hotels have conference services and encourage groups to hold conventions and meetings at their location.

Hotels differ from motels in that most motels have drive-up, exterior entrances to the rooms, while hotels tend to have interior entrances to the rooms, making them safer and more relaxing to people.

If you are coming to England for more than a month, consider staying as a ‘lodger’ or ‘paying guest’ with an English family. This is what I did. This gives you an opportunity to see English life closely, enjoy their wit and see the difference between professional and personal Englishman. Ads for such accommodation usually appear in local newspapers.

 

 

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