Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Lancaster Gate 0.1 1 miles (0.2 km), Railway Station: London Paddington 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.6 miles (7.4 km). You know you are looking a truly central London hotel when there are 6 tube stations in a half mile radius (0.8 km). The Corus Hotel Hyde Park is located within Bayswater which is to the North West of central London some 1.7 miles from the very centre (Piccadilly Cirucs). Between Marble Arch and Queensway which are both excellent shopping areas and close to Paddington Station which has the direct train service to Heathrow Airport called the Heathrow Express. Hailing a taxi is not a problem with many ranking up on Lancaster Gate as well as passing by on the busy Bayswater Road. The hotel is opposite Hyde Park itself which is adjacent to Kensington Gardens. The parks wide open spaces, activities and snack bars make it a great place for all the family. Nearest attractions include Alexandra Fleming laborator y (0.4 miles), Serpentine Gallery (0.5 miles), Albert Memorial (0.7 miles), Royal Albert Hall (0.7 miles), Kensington Palace (0.7 miles), Church Street market (general goods market in St Johns Wood)(0.8 miles), Speakers Corner (0.8 miles) and Portobello Road Market (popular antiques market and shops) (0.9 miles).
Hotel in Detail:A large and contemporary hotel, the Corus Hotel Hyde Park is situated in a road that has a large number of similar type hotels.
Bedrooms are decorated in a contemporary style. Room facilities include air-conditioning, coffee/tea maker, safe, iron/ironing board, wireless internet access, radio, trouser press, iron and ironing board, direct dial telephone with voicemail, desk, electronic door locks, hair dryer and flat screen TV with pay movies. Beds have a duvet.
Superior rooms are larger than standard. Executive rooms are larger than superior and come with a lounge area.
The hotel offers a 24 hour room service.
Dining Options:Bel Canto: An eclectic mix of food and opera. The waiting staff are young opera singers and during the evening up to 4 of the singers sing songs from Verdi, Puccini, Mozart and more while moving between tables.
Olio's Brasserie: Stylish conservatory restaurant overlooking Hyde Park. The menu offers both seasonal British dishes Malaysian cuisine.
For a more relaxing environment make use of the sophisticated areas of the lounge and reception. The lounge area has the added benefit of a WiFi connection.
The hotel has three meeting rooms with a capacity for up to 20 guests. There is also a business centre onsite.
Other hotels services include 24 hour dry cleaning, currency exchange and lift access to most floors.
Onsite is the Circle Fitness studio with treadmill, cross runner, bikes.
The Corus Hotel Hyde Park London is no-smoking throughout.
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and costs £36 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 75% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Corus Hotels have an average guest rating of 75%. The Corus Hotel Hyde Park Hotel with its rating of 75% is therefore not just well above average for this chain but is our highest rated Corus hotel.
Milesfaster ranking: 615th from 866 London hotels, 1st of 1 Corus Hotels, and 196th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.2 miles, 0.3 km) would be the 3 star Lancaster Gate Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £89 and which has a 75% guest satisfaction rating.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the Holiday Villa Hotel. 0.3 miles away (0.5 km), has scored 70% from former guests where rates start from approximately £47.
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 4 Star Park Grand Lancaster Gate could be a good choice. The Park Grand Lancaster Gate is only 0.2 miles (0.3 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 88%.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (Lancaster Gate, W2 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.4 miles (0.7 km) radius. The breakdown by star rating is 1 five star hotel (rated 89%), 18 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 21 three star hotels (average rating 71%), 10 two star hotels (average rating 67%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 62%). Top 3 star hotel is Darlington Hyde Park Hotel at 88%. Of the 50 local hotels top rated is Royal Park Hotel (4 star) at 90%.
Base Rates: We use base rates as a guide to the hotels starting rates. They do not include special offers and deals though so are just a rough guide.
For the fifty local hotels we hold base rate data on all of them. Taking all the hotels in the area together the average starting rate is £99 per night. Rates range from £11 at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel (2 Star, 71%) with top rates of £720 at Commodore Hotel (4 Star, 60%). Rates broken down by star rating: Five Star average: £269, Four Star average: £154, Three Star average: £71, Two Star average: £45 and One Star average: £49.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We rank Corus Hotel Hyde Park Hotel 24th (joint) of 50 and 6th (joint) for the 21 three star hotels in the area. For lowest base rates in the area this hotel ranks 27th of 51 (14th of 21 three star hotels.). Our ranking for this hotel based on both its rates and its user rating is 37th of 47 for pure value for money (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).
Above the average 3 star hotel rating for the surrounding area despite being below the average for London.
Bedroom Numbers: 390 / 10 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)