Hotels are gearing up for the London 2012 rush with some starting to take bookings over a year ahead of the games starting. With venues across the South East as well as several major cities in England, Scotland and Wales, there are lots of opportunities to stay in a wide range of hotels, bed & breakfasts, apartments and cottages to suit your needs. Check our price comparison service to bring you the best deals. Hotels tend to have rooms on sale twelve to eighteen months ahead, so rooms will shortly become available to book.

And don't forget the official London 2012 Olympic partner Thomas Cook who will be offering special package deals to stay in and around Olympic venues together with tickets for events.