Donald Trump 'left it too late' to book hotel room at G20 summit

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Did Trump leave it too late? (Bild: Reuters)

President Trump has ended up sleeping in a government-owned guesthouse in Hamburg for the G20 summit- after the White House failed to find him a hotel.

By the time Trump’s team called round the city’s luxury hotels, they were booked by other world leaders, Buzzfeed reported.

Trump’s team reportedly went for the Four Seasons as a first choice – but it was already booked by Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and his huge entourage.

At one point, Trump’s team reportedly considered staying in Berlin and using a helicopter to ‘commute’ to the G20 summit.

Ramp workers unroll a red carpet as President Donald J. Trump and the first lady Melania Trump arrive at Hamburg Airport for the Hamburg G20 economic summit (Photo: Morris MacMatzen/Getty Images)

Berlin hotels were reluctant to host Trump’s team with a spokesman for the Berlin Intercontinental saying, ‘In this case, we say clearly: No, he does not stay with us.’

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Instead, Trump’s team will stay in the official Senate guest house of Hamburg, according to an Associated Press report.

The US Consulate General in Hamburg will reportedly host Trump’s staff.