The 2012 Summer Olympics are just around the corner and no matter what country you are from this is an exciting time in sports and international relationships.

The Games were started to have athletes to test their talents and strength. It has become a spectacular two-week sports extravaganza where nearly every country is represented and brings millions of spectators to one location to watch these athletes be tested.

This year London, the capital city of England and the United Kingdom, holds the honor to host the Olympic Games starting July 27 through August 12, 2012. The Games official site,, states that the London 2012 Games expects up to 180,000 spectators a day to enter the Olympic Park in east London.

So if you are planning to be one of these spectators or will visit London after the Games, you can easily find a place to stay to rest from all the Games and Olympic Park has to offer – simply use this London specific search tool to find available rooms.

Scale of the 2012 Games*:

– 26 Olympic sports in 34 venues

– 20 Paralympic sports in 21 venues

– 10,500 Olympic athletes and 4,200 Paralympic athletes

– 20,000 press and media

– More than 9 million tickets