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2016 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 & 46 hotel packages

29th July to 1st August 2016

The 2016 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 cyclo sportive is now available for international riders with Sports Tours International. Guaranteed Entry and accomodation packages available.

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 forms part of the larger Prudential RideLondon weekend.  New 46 mile distance also available.

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 forms part of the London 2012 Olympics legacy events for cycling. It is your opportunity to cycle on closed roads around London, and most importantly for cyclo sportive riders, ride a route that replicates much of the 2012 Olympics Road Race course.

The new Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 mile distance event takes place on the same day as the 100, setting off after all the “100” riders have departed – this is ideal for those wanting the RideLondon experience, without the stress of riding 100 miles!

Trip Highlights:

  • Experience the closed roads of London
  • Guaranteed Entry
  • 4 star hotel in Central London
  • Support from our reps, with bike storage and mechanical assistance at the hotel
  • Support from our reps, with bike storage and mechanical assistance at the hotel

We await confirmation of the 2016 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 route, but as a guide, the 2015 Prudential Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 mile sportive started at the new Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, then followed closed roads through the Capital out into Surrey following much of the Olympic road race route. From Surrey it then came back towards the centre of London taking in some of the UK’s most famous landmarks before finishing on The Mall, home to many famous events in British history, and overlooked by Buckingham Palace, home to the British Royal Family.  We expect the 2016 edition to follow a similar route.

The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 route will follow the same route as the 100, but after the route has crossed Hampton Court Bridge, it will turn left and join the route of the 100 heaving back into the centre of London, giving you the same finish on The Mall.

Along the way you will be cheered by hundreds of thousands and enthusiastic fans and this is very much a different type of cyclo sportive event than you will experience anywhere else.

Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 and Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 form part of the larger Prudential RideLondon weekend, which also includes:

  • Prudential RideLondon FreeCycle up to 90,000 cyclists of all ages and abilities will ride freely (and non-competitively) around an iconic 8 mile circuit in Central London.
  • Prudential RideLondon Classique around an impressive and exciting 5.5 mile circuit in Central London for Elite Women.
  • Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic road race which is a UCI event, starting around 12:30pm from Horse Guards Parade, featuring 150 of the top pro cyclists in the World riding the Olympic Road race route after the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 participants have been through the course, eventually finishing too on The Mall.
  • For the mass participation event, there will be waved starts from 06:00 to 08:30 based on predicted rider times. All entrants must be able to complete the course within 9 hours. In year 3, over 26,000 cyclists started the event. Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 has become the World’s largest fund-raising cycle ride, very much in a similar style to how the Virgin Money London Marathon has become the World’s largest fund-raising marathon run.
  • Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 is likely to start around 9am.

The Melia White House Hotel:
The Melia White House Hotel in London is a very good 4 star hotel and ideal for a longer stay.  The hotel benefits from a prime central London location in a prestigious area in Regent’s Park within close proximity of London’s main attractions.  This London hotel suits competitors, friends and families for events such as the Virgin Money London Marathon and Prudential RideLondon.

After a recent refurbishment, hotel guests can now have a more pleasant and unique experience when staying in London. This 4-star deluxe hotel has 581 rooms, 112 apartments, 9 meeting rooms, 2 restaurants and a bar with a terrace; a fitness centre and an executive lounge.

All hotel rooms and suites at the Melia White House are non-smoking and offer:

  • En-suite bathroom with hair-dryer and magnifying mirror
  • Air conditioning
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • High speed internet connection
  • Flat-screen television with Satellite channels
  • Complimentary tea and coffee making facilities
  • 24-hour room service
  • Direct dial telephone and UK/EU/US sockets

Planned itinerary for the 2016 event:
We advise to book the below duration. It is possible to arrive 1 or 2 nights before but please note that you will not be able to keep your bike in your room unless it is in a box or bag. You will then be able to assemble your bike on Friday once the bike room is opened and our staff is available.

Friday 29th of July:
Arrange your own transport to London and please make your way to the Melia White House hotel. On arrival you will be able to put your bike into the special bike room at the hotel. Our mechanic is on hand today to assist you with assembling your bike if you have travelled with your bike in a bike box or bag.

After you have checked in, you will have the opportunity to have a wander out of the hotel and enjoy an evening out in London.

Saturday 30th of July:
The day of the Prudential RideLondon Grand Prix series and the Prudential RideLondon Freewheel event.  If you have chosen to arrive today, we will be around at the hotel in case you require any assistance.  Today is a free day to build your bike and register for the event. We are on hand to assist you. It is a good opportunity to explore the local area and prepare for tomorrow’s event. If you want you can join the Prudential RideLondon Freewheel event today which is a free event with an expected 90,000 participants. Please note that this event is free but you have to pre-register online on the RideLondon website.

Taking place in the evening, the Prudential RideLondon Classique for elite women series will take place on closed roads in and around The Mall, Whitehall, the Strand and Trafalgar Square.  From our hotel you will be able to walk over to watch some of the action. The Mall is a couple of km walk away from the hotel.

Sunday 31st of July - Race day!!
For those competing in Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100, you will ride to the start from the hotel and be given a waved start somewhere between 06:00 and 08:30. Our bike guide will ride with you to the start at the earliest time.  The ride will pass through nine London boroughs and the county of Surrey, before returning to Central London for a finish on The Mall.
Later in the afternoon there will also be a Pro cycling event.  Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic is the UCI event for 150 of the world’s best cyclists.  The route of the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey Classic is a variation on the London 2012 Olympic Road Race route.
It will follow a similar route as the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 course and feature a route extension (in Surrey) to meet UCI pro race requirements.  You will be able to watch the finish of the Pro Race on the Mall this afternoon after you have finished yourself and got changed at the hotel. Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 46 is likely to start around 9am from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Monday 1st of August:
After breakfast please check out of the hotel.

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Melia White House Hotel - 4 star hotel, Accommodation Only:

2 nights from 30th of July until 1st of August:
£379.00 per person, based on 2 people sharing a twin or double room.
Single room supplement is £150.00 (Based on sole occupancy of a double room). 

3 nights from 29th of July until 1st of August:
£469.00 per person, based on 2 people sharing a twin or double room.
Single room supplement is £225.00 (Based on sole occupancy of a double room).

4 nights from 28th of July 1st of August:
£559.00 per person, based on 2 people sharing a twin or double room.
Single room supplement is £300.00 (Based on sole occupancy of a double room).

5 nights from 27th of July 1st of August:
£639.00 per person, based on 2 people sharing a twin or double room.
Single room supplement is £375.00 (Based on sole occupancy of a double room). 

  What is included:
  • Hotel accommodation - various durations available
  • Breakfasts
  • Guaranteed entry to the 2016 RideLondon-Surrey 100 event
  • Services and support of our Sports Tours International staff including our guide who will ride with you to the start
  • Bike storage at the hotel

What is not included:

  • Your travel to the event
  • Travel Insurance. More info here
  • Meals and hotel extras other than described above

Twin to share:
Do you want to come and do the 2016 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 weekend but your friends haven't put in the training? Do you want to come and do this event but you are on your own and you don't want to pay the sole occupancy charge? If the answer is yes to any of the above questions then you can make use of our 'twin to share' option. We will pair you up with another rider (of the same sex) and you can enjoy the event without having to pay extra. Simply click on the green button and select the twin to share option.

Non-Riders:
If you are a non-rider, please book our package as normal (online) and then email your booking confirmation with a note, to our office, for us to apply a £100.00 discount to your booking, and to remove the race entry that you will not be using.

HOW TO BOOK:
Sorry, bookings for this event are now closed

Important Information:
You must check your own country's visa requirements for entry into the UK. Sports Tours International cannot be held responsible for refusal of entry into the UK..
For details of insurance for the our travel packages, please visit our insurance page. There is additional information about our other Concierge Services on our special web page.

 

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