Hotel Overview:In a central London location very close to Paddington Station is the Paddington Hotel. This location is actually more accurately called Lancaster Gate. The nearby Paddington Station is home to Heathrow Express train service. Paddington is a popular area for budget hotels thanks to having good transport links via bus, taxi and tube into the rest of London. It also has plenty to offer on its own doorstep with the large open spaces of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens to the south side and the major shopping area of Queensway to the western side. Less than a mile to the east is Marble Arch which also marks the start of two very popular shopping streets, Edgware Road and Oxford Street. Other nearby places of interest include the Alexandra Fleming laboratory (0.3 miles), Serpentine Gallery (0.6 miles), Kensington Palace (0.8 miles), Portobello Road Market (0.9 miles) and Madame Tussauds (1.1 miles).
A budget bed and breakfast hotel close to tube and mainline train links. The Paddington Hotel provides basic no frills accommodation in a former Victorian townhouse residence. Some of the period architecture is sis still in evidence.
Bedrooms are en-suite (shower/WC) and most are equipped with a hairdryer, IDD telephone, mini-safe, television, iron/ironing board, fridge and tea/coffee facilities.
Hotel has a breakfast room which is located in the basement.
There is a porter service. Internet access in lobby.
Note: there is no lift in the Paddington Hotel.
Check-in is located close by at the Royal Apartments (51 Gloucester Terrace), where there is also wireless internet access. Open 24 hours a day, you will have your own front door key.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 67% by past guests. The London average is 77% and the average for 2 star hotels is 65%. Therefore while the hotel is below the overall London average you should note that this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating).
Milesfaster ranking: 648th from 766 London hotels, and 28th of 62 two star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (1.7 miles, 2.8 km) would be the 2 star Garden View Hotel, where rates start from about £132 and which has a 68% guest satisfaction rating. The Garden View Hotel also offers: free WiFi.
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Wi-Fi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am