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ACCOMMODATION

Now you have completed your registration, and as the London A Cappella International Summer School is a non residential course, it is important you find a place to stay during your time in London! We have negotiated a wide range of favourable accommodation packages to fit within different budgets: from studio apartments and hotels to student halls of residence and hostels. Please also see the map below and location guidelines so you can judge how far it will take you to get to the venue – Kings Place – each day.

These recommendations are based on a 5 night stay from Thursday 31st July (the day of the course registration) through to Tuesday 5th August (the day after the course finishes). If you wish to extend your stay - either arriving earlier or staying later – then this will be subject to availability and need to be arranged directly with your chosen accommodation provider. If you wish to book with one of our accommodation partners, please contact them using the details below in order to receive the favourable rates we have negotiated on your behalf.

DISCLAIMER The London A Cappella International Summer School does not accept responsibility if the allocation at an accommodation option is full. Any payment disputes are to be resolved directly with the accommodation partner.

MORE INFORMATION If you require any more information, please see our website or email the summer school at: summerschool@londonacappella.com. We are happy to help!

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HOSTEL

Address

Keystone House 272-276 Pentonville Road London N1 9JY

Point of contact

Orla McHugh Email: orla.mchugh@keystone-jobs.com Tel: +44 (0) 20 3384 0436 Tel: +44 (0) 20 7837 6444 Website: www.keystone-house.com

A variety of room types and rates* are available including:  Dormitories: from £120.00 per person  Private rooms: from £140.00 per person  Private en-suite: from £155.00 per person *These rates apply to the full 5 night stay and include a self-service continental breakfast in house Promotional code

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Terms and conditions  Upon contacting the hotel bookings are held for a maximum of 14 days. After this time they will be cancelled if a deposit has not been received  To secure the booking, a 25% non refundable deposit must be paid, and the total balance to be settled 2 months before arrival date. Any amendments (change of numbers, days, etc) within 2 months of arrival date will be treated as a cancellation - therefore the original total amount for the booking must still be paid  You can pay the 25% deposit by credit card or make a bank transfer  Cannot accept American Express credit cards, Euros or any other currencies for payment Facilities include:  24-hour reception  24-hour internet café  Bed linen  Laundry facilities  Lockers are available in all dorm rooms and the reception area free of charge (padlocks not provided)  Facilities in dorm rooms include: security lockers, partial divider and personal reading light  Secure luggage storage is available free of charge before check in  Roof terrace and bar

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Location and nearby attractions  5 minute walk from the venue (Kings Place)  100 metres from King’s Cross/St Pancras stations (for London Underground and Eurostar connections)  The British Library is just 5-10 minutes’ walk away  London Canal Museum is a few minutes’ walk away See Keystone House’s website for more details.

STUDENT HALLS OF RESIDENCE

PASSFIELD HALL

1-7 Endsleigh Place, London WC1H 0PW Tel: +44 (0) 20 7107 5925

Point of contact

Email: vacations@lse.ac.uk Tel: +44 (0) 207 955 7575 Website: www.lsevacations.co.uk

Rate (per night)

PASSFIELD HALL Single (with a shared bathroom): from £42.75 Twin (with a shared bathroom): from £72.20 *Prices include VAT and English breakfast

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Terms & Conditions for booking  Full prepayment by credit card required at the time of the booking (AMEX, Diners Club and JTB cards not accepted)  You cannot transfer or resell your booking  You can only make a booking if you are 18 years old or over. If you arrive at the residence and are under 18 years of age you will not be permitted to stay alone  Cancellation policy: you may cancel a booking in writing and you will be refunded any monies paid less a cancellation fee if: o You notify LSE Vacations a minimum of 72 hours in advance of the earliest possible check-in time (usually before 3pm 3 days prior to your planned arrival). LSE Vacations will refund you any monies paid to them less a cancellation fee. The cancellation fee shall equal your first night’s stay. You will be issued with a cancellation number to confirm your cancellation. o If you fail to cancel your booking within 72 hours, or cannot provide a cancellation number on request, you will be liable to pay for the full stay and not be entitled to receive any refund. o Refunds only credited to the payment card that you used to make the booking. You will normally receive refunds to your card within 30 days.

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Requests for early arrival or later departure date are subject to availability. Full terms and conditions are available on the LSE Residences website

Facilities include:  Complimentary breakfast  Free Wi-Fi  24-hour reception  Multilingual  Coin-operated laundry  Communal lounge with TV  Unmanned luggage room Location and nearby attractions: Passfield Hall  15 minute walk (less than 1 mile) from the venue  Located in the heart of Bloomsbury, ideal for visiting some of London’s top attractions including the British Museum and British Library  Tube: Russell Square (5 minute walk) and King’s Cross (10 minute walk)  45 minute taxi ride from London Heathrow Airport See LSE Residences website for more details about Passfield Hall

Keystone House

LSE Residence

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HOTEL

Address

Premier Inn King’s Cross 26-30 York Way, London N1 9AA

Point of contact

Rumyana Petkova Email: londonkingscross.pi@premierinn.com Tel: +44 (0) 871 527 8672 Website: premierinn.com/en/hotel/KINPTI/

Rate (per night) Breakfast

Double or twin room: from £131 per room £8.95 per person per day

Booking reference

AQOR505742

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& Conditions for booking Bookings must be made 2 months in advance (31st May 2014) Rooms are only available for the full 5 night stay Full payment is required upfront to confirm the booking Cancellation policy: participants may cancel the booking and will receive a full refund up until 30 days before the first night (1st July 2014). After this point, no refund will be given.

Facilities include:  Air-conditioning  Personal safe  En-suite bathrooms  Free Wi-Fi  15 modern meeting rooms which can be hired for extra rehearsal  Restaurant and Café  Beer Garden Location and nearby attractions  2 minute walk from the venue (Kings Place)  100 metres from King’s Cross/St Pancras stations (for London Underground and Eurostar connections)  The British Library is just 5-10 minutes’ walk away  London Canal Museum is a few minutes’ walk away See Premier Inn’s website for more details and the full terms and conditions

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STUDIO APARMENT

Studios2Let Serviced Apartments CARTWRIGHT GARDENS 36-37 Cartwright Gardens London WC1H 9EH NORTH GOWER

192 North Gower Street London NW1 2LY

Point of contact

Email: reservation@studios2let.com Tel: +44 (0) 20 7380 8450 Website: serviced.studios2let.com

Rate (per night)

All studios from £102.00 (only double rooms available)  Cartwright Gardens = Standard studios  North Gower Street = Economy studios

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Terms & Conditions for booking  Studios2Let need to be advised 7 days prior to arrival of any cancellations for there not to be a charge incurred. If less than 7 days notice is given you will be charged 1 night.  50% of the booking fee is to be paid up front, which is non refundable in case of cancellations. If they are able to let the room out for all or some of the nights this amount or the pro rata amount will be refunded. Facilities include:  Fully fitted kitchens which include top of the range oven and hob, microwave, fridge and freezer  Flat screen TVs with digital channels and DVD players  Personal safe  En-suite bathrooms  Free Wi-Fi Location and nearby attractions: Cartwright Gardens  15 minute walk from the venue (Kings Place)  Tube: Russell Square (5 minute walk)  10 minute walk from Eurostar connections at St Pancras station  Close to Covent Garden and the West End  The British Museum is just 15 minutes’ walk away (admission is free) Location and nearby attractions: North Gower  10 minute walk from the venue (Kings Place)  Tube: Euston (1 minute walk)  5 minute walk from Eurostar connections at St Pancras station

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Regent’s Park is 800 metres away with Primrose Hill adjoining it to the north, giving a panoramic view of the entire city from its summit Night life in the area is also good and the clubs and bars of both Soho and Camden are 15-20 minutes’ walk from the apartments

See Studios2Let’s website for more details.

MAP

A = Kings Place B = Keystone House C = LSE, Passfield Hall D = Premier Inn King’s Cross E = Studios2Let, Cartwright Gardens F = Studios2Let, North Gower

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OTHER OPTIONS Non accommodation partners in the King’s Cross area (availability not guaranteed): St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel Rates: from £204 per room per night Location: 10 minute walk from the venue, near King’s Cross station Howard Winchester Hotel Rates: from £50 per room per night Location: 10 minute walk from the venue, near King’s Cross station Air BnB Online platform to find a wide range of accommodation options Website: www.airbnb.co.uk

USEFUL LINKS Travel information www.tfl.gov.uk

Things to do www.timeout.com/london www.visitlondon.com www.allinlondon.co.uk

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