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FULL FOR MONTHS

LONDON'S HOTEL JAM LONDON. London is faced with the most serious hotel problem it has ever known. j From the most expensive luxury hotels to humble suburban type suites and rooms are all booked up' in some cases for as long as three and four months ahead. Last night I telephoned to 25 hotels asking if I could book a room for only one night. In every case the replv was the same: "Sorry, we are fully looked for weeks ahead." But in the case of West End hotels, months instead of weeks were mentioned, says a Daily Mail man. ■ One West End hotel manager saidWe are so packed up that we cannot find room even for returned prisoners «f war. This is hard, but we cannot do anything about it." Another West End manager saidI have been in the hotel business for over 24 years, and I have never experienced anything like the present demand- for accommodation "

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FULL FOR MONTHS, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 184, 6 August 1945

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FULL FOR MONTHS Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 184, 6 August 1945

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