October 23rd, film fans the world over will be flocking to London’s Royal Albert Hall to see a special screening of The Matrix with a live orchestral score.
For those who are travelling to London for the event, London hotels website LondonTown.com are offering discounted rooms at a number of top hotels in London, including several in the immediate vicinity of The Royal Albert Hall.
The film, which is widely regarded as a modern classic, will be shown in high definition on a huge screen, surrounded by the NDR Pops Orchestra from Hamburg, Germany. The recorded music, composed by Don Davis, has been removed from the footage to be replaced by a live orchestral version of the same score. It promises to be a hugely rewarding experience for any fan of the original film.
With its stunning Georgian facade, there can be few more elegant places to stay than the Baglioni Hotel on Kensington Road, which is also the nearest hotel to the venue. This immaculate hotel combines traditional British architecture with continental elegance, and can boast beautiful guest rooms, first class service, and a stylish modern Italian restaurant. Double rooms at this luxury London hotel are available from GBP194 during the week of this event, a saving of 60% on the list price.
For those on a tighter budget, the Fifty Four Boutique hotel is just a short walk from the Royal Albert Hall, and LondonTown.com are offering rooms from just GBP66 per night, 80% less than the usual price. Set in a traditional Edwardian townhouse, the interior is very modern, with black granite bathrooms and power showers, and some rooms have their own private balconies.
The Milestone Hotel sets new standards for luxury and comfort in one of London’s most desirable locations. Here, guests can luxuriate in large apartments and rooms overlooking Kensington Palace and Gardens, with all the facilities of a five star hotel, including 24 hour room service. The apartments are decked out with fireplaces, fully equipped kitchens, and en-suite marble bathrooms, and there is plenty of space to entertain guests. Rooms start at GBP250 per night, a discount of 36%.
Go to LondonTown.com to find out more information about The Matrix Live at the Royal Albert Hall, and to discover more cheap hotels in London.