Wimbeldon 2018 is fast approaching and the world’s top players are busy putting the finishing touches to their preparations.
Roger Federer will be back to defend his men’s singles title, while Garbine Muguruza will hope to retain the women’s version.
Over 470,000 people attended last year’s Wimbledon, meaning that hotels in the region enjoy a massive boom in business during the tournament.
Read on as we take a look at five of the best budget hotels in the area.
White Hart Hotel, Kingston-upon-Thames
Located in Hampton Wick, this hotel is just a 12-minute train journey to Wimbledon. The rooms boast modern decor and have all the amenities you need from en-suite bathrooms to cosy beds.
If you fancy a bit of sightseeing during your trip, Hampton Court Palace is approximately 20 minutes away and there are direct trains into London Waterloo if you want to explore the city centre.
The Brewers Inn, Wandsworth
Wandsworth has everything you need from picturesque parks to vibrant bars.
The Brewers Inn serves delicious food and beers when you head back after a jam-packed day, but you won’t hear the noise from the cosy rooms on offer.
With comfortable beds, en-suite bathrooms and a breakfast that’s poplular with visitors, it’s ideal if you’re looking for an overnight stop.
Alternatively, use this online bonus from Bitstarz for the chance to boost your budget for an extended stay.
So Park Aparthotel, Battersea
Just over half an hour’s journey from the grounds, this hotel has 34 individually decorated apartments which feature comfortable beds and free Wi-Fi.
There are extra amenities including a fridge and an LCD TV and you’re close to the beautiful Battersea Park if you want to explore the surroundings.
This hotel is around three miles away from Wimbledon Tennis Club – so for the more active it’s worth the walk if you want to save on public transport expenses.
All the rooms are individually decorated, with flat-screen TVs, coffee makers and en-suite bathrooms with showers.
Tooting Broadway Tube station is just a 12-minute walk away and the local area has a variety of high-street shops, restaurants and bars. Central London can be reached in 25 minutes via the Tube.
Dog & Fox, Wimbledon
The Dog & Fox is situated five minutes from Wimbledon.
Converted into a contemporary bar and dining hall with rooms, there’s a hunting theme to the decor with funny animal pictures and horsey wallpaper.
Public spaces are cleverly divided and there’s a lovely atmosphere with two gardens or outdoor terraces. Hearty, seasonal British food is available in The Library or you can dine in the bar.