The number of hotel rooms in London, UK, is expected to increase by 27% ahead of the 2012 Winter Olympic Games, according to a report by PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Approximately 2,400 rooms will be added as part of the 18 hotels under construction for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The hotels expected to open include the 192-room W Leicester Square, the Renaissance at St Pancras and the 254-room InterContinental Hotel at Westminster, according to