Hotel in Detail:Mercure London Hyde Park is a charming, classic English style London Town House overlooking a peaceful Garden Square. The hotel has 1920s cinema inspired theme in homage to the local area that was the birth place of the modern film industry. The nearby Hyde Park was where the worlds first moving pictures were filmed. Just 2 minutes walk from Lancaster Gate (home to the English FA) and the major station at Paddington.
Bedrooms feature the use of light wood. All rooms are en-suite (spa shower and free toiletries) with free WiFi internet access and air-conditioning. Amenities include interactive 49 inch plasma TV with on-demand movie channels, direct dial telephone with voice mail, free water, minibar, trouser press, hair dryer, tea/coffee tray, electronic locks, work desk and room safe.
There are several room types which are:
Suite with 1 King-Size Bed and 1 sofa bed
Superior Twin Room and 1 sofa bed
Privilege Room with 1 King or 2 Twin Beds:
Standard Room with 1 King Bed
Standard Room with 2 Twin Beds
Classic Room with 1 Double Bed
The higher grade rooms (Privilege, superior and suites) come with These rooms feature a Nespresso machine, bathrobes, slippers and luxury toiletries.
Lift to all floors. Wakeup service.
The Mercure London Hyde Park Hotel has its own breakfast room open daily from 07.00 and a Bar (includes ice machine). Breakfast includes a continental buffet option.
The bar serves snacks and light meals along with the range of drinks. Open till 23.00.
The reception is staffed 24/7 and includes a concierge desk.
Other services include same day dry cleaning and laundry and secretarial services. WiFi internet access can be picked up in the public areas.
WiFi in all areas, meeting rooms and bedrooms. Free luggage storage facilities provided. There is also a fitness room. Photocopies, printing and fax services.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Paddington 264 yards (241 metres), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 4.6 miles (7.4 km). Fantastic location for the tube system with no less than 5 Located within walking distance of Paddington station is the Quality Crown Hotel Hyde Park. From the station you can take the Heathrow Express non-stop to Heathrow Airport in around 15-20 minutes. This part of of London is almost synonymous with budget priced accommodation with a vast choice of establishments. The area is popular due to its combination of being close to major shopping areas such as Queensway, Edgware Road and Notting Hill along with excellent transport links. Hyde Park and its 350 acres of open space is just 350 yards from the hotel. The hotel is on Talbot Square which is a small square set back off from Sussex Gardens, a residential and busy road during the week, being used a cut through for Hyde Park and Bayswater Road. Local addictions include the Alexandra Fleming laboratory (0.13 miles), Church Street Market (0.5 miles), Speakers Corner (0.7 miles), Serpentine Gallery (0.7 miles) and the Albert Memorial (0.9 miles).
Bedroom Numbers: 72
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainOf course you may well prefer to stay with the Mercure chain take a look at these hotels close by:
Mercure London Paddington Hotel: is 163 yards (149 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 73% and rates start from about £114.
Mercure London Kensington: is 1.5 miles (2.5 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 72% and base rates begin at about £80.
Mercure London Bloomsbury: 2.2 miles (3.6 km), rated at 81% and with rates from around £106.
Mercure London Bridge: 3.3 miles (5.3 km), rated at 83% and with rates from around £99.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 79% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Mercure Hotels across the chain average 74% so this hotel is one of the better rated Mercure hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 529th from 866 London hotels, 3rd of 7 Mercure Hotels, and 240th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 4 star Royal Park Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £152 and which has a 90% guest satisfaction rating. The Royal Park Hotel also offers: free WiFi.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Park Grand Lancaster Gate. 0.2 miles away (0.4 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 88% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £108.
Howabout an alternative hotel that has scores higher in guest reviews? Then the 5 Star The Arch Hotel ticks many of the right boxes, it's only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from here. The Arch Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (8-14 Talbot Sq, Paddington, W2 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 1 five star hotel (rated 89%), 21 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 17 three star hotels (average rating 71%), 10 two star hotels (average rating 68%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 62%). Top rated of the local hotels is Royal Park Hotel (4 star) at 90%.
Base Rates: Here we breakdown the starting rates (base rates) by overall average and by star rating. However base rates do not take account of special offers and one off deals so are just a guide. Looking at all the base rates of the 50 local hotels the average rate is £104 per night. Rates range from £11 at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel (2 Star, 71%) and the highest rates top out at £720 at Commodore Hotel (4 Star, 60%). The following are the rate averages per star level: Five Star average: £269, Four Star average: £149, Three Star average: £77, Two Star average: £45 and One Star average: £49.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors we rank Mercure London Hyde Park 20th (joint) of 50 area hotels and 13th (joint) for the 21 four star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 40th of 50 (12th of 21 four star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 26th of 45 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).
We note that this hotel is above average locally for 4 star hotels even though its below average overall for 4 star hotels in London.