Tune Hotel Paddington offers £19 launch rate

Budget brand Tune Hotels has launched a promotional soft opening rate of just £19 for its new London Paddington property.

The hotel officially opens on June 25, but from June 18-24 guests can stay for just £19 for a windowless room, or £25 for a room with a window.

Tune Hotel Paddington is located on Praed Street, a few minutes’ walk from Paddington station, with direct links to Heathrow via the Heathrow Express.

The no-frills property will feature 137 rooms and a coffee shop – for more information on the Tune Hotels concept (published in 2010 before the opening of the group’s first London property), click here.

Business Traveller will be visiting the hotel in early July, and will publish a Tried and Tested review on this site in due course.

For more information visit tunehotels.com/uk.

Report by Mark Caswell

Tune Hotels King’s Cross to offer £9 rooms

Budget chain Tune Hotels is gearing up to open its latest London property in King’s Cross, and will launch a flash sale this week with rooms for just £9.

The hotel is set to open on July 9, and is located on the corner of Grays Inn Road and Swinton Street, south of King’s Cross St Pancras station.

According to the group’s facebook page, the £9 sale will launch at “12 noon GMT, 8pm Malaysia” on April 18.

Ahead of the King’s Cross opening, Tune Hotels is scheduled to unveil its third London property in June – a converted 134-room property located on Praed Street in Paddington, close to Edgware Road and the Hilton London Metropole.

Tune Hotels currently operates a 79-room hotel opposite Lambeth North tube station which opened in 2010 (see online news August 25, 2010), and a 183-room property close to Liverpool Street station which opened at the start of this year (see online news October 11, 2011).

For more information visit tunehotels.com.

Report by Mark Caswell