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April 9, 2010

London: The Connected City

London conjures thoughts of red buses, black cabs and of course, the underground. These iconic images are known and loved throughout the world and have permeated into modern culture. Getting around London has been made easy because of this well connected transport system. This makes it an incredibly simple task to get from your hotel to wherever you want to go.For instance, if you are staying in a Kensington London hotel and you want to see some of the attractions on offer, what better way to get around, than by bus or the tube? This way, you are you seeing the sights of London, while easily getting around the city and grabbing a slice of nostalgia at the same time. The bus system in London is comprehensive, enabling you to plan out your day safe in the knowledge that it will never be long between buses.The tube stations in London are only a 5 minute or less walk from any of the Quality Crown hotels. This close proximity give hotel guests the facility to use the well connected underground system to navigate their way around the city with ease and makes all of Londons shops and attractions accessible. The underground is probably the most well used form of transport for people in London due to its low prices and its reach.Black cab taxis are a familiar sight round and about London. They can be a great way to get around the city and can be hailed at many of the designated taxi ranks around the city. They can be a good way to get from place to place taking you from door to door and can be utilised 24 hours a day. Although possibly more expensive than other forms of public transport, the convenience of a taxi can sometimes be hard to beat.Trains are another great way to get around London. Train stations are widespread across the city and are all within a short walk of any of the major attractions London has to offer. The train network offers good value for money and regular services throughout the day. With train stations situated all most of the major points throughout London; they make good form of transport for travellers staying in hotels throughout London.Quality Crown hotels would be an ideal place to stay if you wanted to use any of the London airports such as Gatwick or Heathrow. These airports are within easy reach by tube or shuttle bus. Dedicated trains are also available to take you to and from Heathrow airport which runs every 15 minutes. Anybody who is staying in London either on business or holiday can benefit from staying in a 4 star hotel in London such as the Quality Crown hotels. With luxury hotels throughout London it is easy to see why they are so popular with people passing through the city. All of the hotels offer a relaxing haven from city life while still being close enough to the transport facilities to let you discover everything that this exciting city has to offer.To find out more or to book a room at one of the Quality Crown hotels, visit

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