Queen Renting Out Palace Rooms for Olympics

It's St. James, not Buckingham, but it will still run $48K a day
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 17, 2011 3:57 PM CST
British soldiers guard St. James Palace in central London.   (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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(Newser) – If you're looking for a swanky place to take in the Summer Olympics in London, the queen has just the spot. She has agreed to rent out state apartments in St. James Palace for about $48,000 a day, reports the Daily Mail. This is St. James, not the queen's royal residence of Buckingham Palace, so you're not likely to bump into her highness in the hallway. Still, St. James houses the offices of royals such as William and Harry, notes AP.

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