Hotel in Detail:The Hyde Park Suites and Apartments is a period building offering a range of contemporary apartments with capacity for up to 6 adults. All apartments enjoy open–plan fully fitted kitchenette, flat screen TV and free wireless internet access. They have a wooden floor and the bathrooms have toiletries supplied free.
Amenities include ironing facilities, seating area, fan, heating, Shower, hairdryer, refrigerator, microwave, dining area, electric kettle, kitchenware, stovetop and toaster.
Superior suites/apartments have a marble bathroom.
Superior 3 bed apartments come with a Washing Machine and Additional Toilet and measure 75 square metres.
Some bedrooms have a balcony.
Building does not have an elevator but does a manned reception desk.
Luggage store available. Smoking is not permitted.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Bayswater 88 yards (80 metres), Railway Station: London Paddington 0.5 miles (0.8 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.2 miles (6.8 km). This hotel boasts 4 tube stations with a half mile radius (0.8 km). There is little doubt that this is one of the top locations for a stay in central London but in a slightly cheaper part of London compared to the premium of areas such as the West End, Mayfair and Knightsbridge. Hotels in this area tend to be converted Victorian houses now run as hotels although there are some large purpose built hotels nearby, mainly from the major chains such as Hilton and Thistle. The major reason for the areas popularity has to be Hyde Park which is only 250 yards . This is a major open area that merges with Kensington Gardens. At its heart is the Serpentine Lake where you can hire boats on good weather days. It is also used for Horse Riding and horses can be hired from nearby stables. Transport links are excellent and you have 7 tube stations within half a mile. The nearest is Bayswater at just 0.15 miles and is on the Circle and District lines. The area has a lot of good shopping opportunities. The adjacent road is Queensway with a large range of shops, bars, restaurants and leisure facilities including a skating rink and a swimming pool. Within half a mile is the upmarket and chic district of Notting Hill with its upmarket shops and bars. This is also part of the area where the Notting Hill Carnival takes places each year in the summer. A little further at a mile finds Marble Arch and Europe's busiest shopping street, Oxford Street. All–in–all a great location for exploring the whole of central London.
Bedroom Numbers: 125
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 70% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 735th from 866 London hotels, and 252nd of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.3 miles, 0.5 km) would be the 3 star Lancaster Gate Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £89 and which has a 75% guest satisfaction rating.
Just want apartments?, an alternative apartment is the Princes Square Apartments. It is 0.6 miles (1.0 km) away with rates from £89 having scored a guest rating of 65% and has: free WiFi.We can also point you towards a lower price option, the So Paddington Hotel. 0.3 miles away (0.4 km), achieving a rating of 55% by its past clients with base rates starting at about £59.
Prefer a tried and tested hotel close by judged by its guests ratings? We think the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel stands out in that regard. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (55 Inverness Terrace, W2 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 2 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 21 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 19 three star hotels (average rating 70%) and 8 two star hotels (average rating 66%). Top 3 star hotel is Phoenix Hotel at 82%. 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 £102 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: £219, Four Star average: £144, Three Star average: £68 and Two Star average: £44.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Hyde Park Suites 32nd (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 9th for the 19 three star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 19th of 50 (10th (joint) of 19 three star hotels.). To give an overall ranking compared to hotels nearby we combine the rating and base rate scores which gives this hotel a ranking of 31st of 47 for sheer bang for buck (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).
Note: Above the average 3 star hotel rating for the local district yet below average taking London as whole.