Hotel in Detail:Rebranded and fully refurbished when opening under its new name of The Park Grand London Lancaster Gate in May 2014. The hotel is a chic and elegant contemporary 4 star boutique hotel in a popular tourist area.
All bedrooms have a modern style and benefit from air–conditioning. In your room you will find complimentary wires internet access, 32 inch flat screen TV, safe, ironing facilities, telephone, radio, fridge, microwave and wake–up service. The bedroom windows can be opened.
The bathrooms (bath or shower) come with a hairdryer and supplied toiletries and heated floor.
Room service runs 24 hours for snacks. Fresh juice and hot towel on arrival.
The dining area is called The Craven Lounge (after Craven Hill the street on which the Park Grand sits) and here breakfast is served daily. Options cover both full English or continental.
The bar shares the hotels contemporary style and has a relaxed atmosphere and serves a range of alcoholic and non–alcoholic drinks.
The public areas have WiFi and this is free of charge.
Other services include a 24–hour front desk, express check–in/check–out, luggage storage, laundry, dry cleaning, ironing service, concierge service, fax/photocopying and wake–up service.
Please note that the Park Brand Lancaster Gate is fully non–smoking.
Hotel has a lift
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Lancaster Gate 0.3 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: London Paddington 0.3 miles (0.5 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.5 miles (7.2 km). There are 6 tube (underground) stations within half a mile (0.8 km). The Park Grand London Lancaster Gate is located in Bayswater only 250 yards (228 metres) from Hyde Park and even closer to the area known as Lancaster Gate (perhaps best known as home to the English Football Association). Right on the edge of what may be thought of as central London, less than 2 miles (3.2 km) from Piccadilly Circus which sits at the very heart of tourist London and the main nightlife districts. Bayswater however is a mini resort on its own with a great range of amenities including shops, bars and leisure amenities. The busiest part of Bayswater will be around the road called Queensway which is a small high street that includes an ice rink and swimming pool amongst the shops, bars and restaurants. Queensway is 430 yards (393 metres) from the hotel. Hyde Park which is just a 2 minute walk is a large park area with landscaped themed garden areas, restaurants, horse riding, gallery and central lake with boating. It is also home to the Princess Diana memorial gardens (more accurately this is called Kensington gardens). Just 422 yards (385 metres) from Lancaster Gate Station on the central line, 3 stops from Oxford Street and 4 stops from Piccadilly Circus. There are actually 6 tube stations with 0.5 miles (0.8 km). 492 yards (449 metres) from the major station at Paddington (a 5 minute walk0 from where you can get the non–stop service to Heathrow Airport (Heathrow Express) or the cheaper TFL Rail service. This location is also great for enjoying the Notting Hill Carnival (annually every summer) as you are only 1 mile (1.6 km) from Ladbroke Grove which is the heart of the carnival. 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from Marble Arch.
Bedroom Numbers: 64
Check-in: 12.00 (noon)
Check-out: 14.00 (2 pm)
History: Was called the Shaftesbury Paddington till 2014. Was formerly known as the Hyde Park Premier.
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Wired internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge. WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
More hotels from this chainYou may be thinking your only preferred choice is still going to be the Park Grand chain your closest choices would be:
The Piccadilly London West End: is 209 yards (191 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 92% and rates start from about £159.
Park Grand London Hyde Park: is 2.1 miles (3.4 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 78% and base rates begin at about £72.
Park Grand Paddington Hotel: 2.2 miles (3.5 km), rated at 78% and with rates from around £83.
Park Grand Kensington: 2.9 miles (4.6 km), rated at 88% and with rates from around £86.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 88% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Park Grand Hotels across the chain average 85% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Park Grand hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 181st from 866 London hotels, 3rd of 6 Park Grand Hotels, and 69th 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.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court. 0.2 miles away (0.4 km), has scored 82% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £96 (theres free WiFi too).
Prefer something with a higher guest rating? Then the 5 Star The Arch Hotel may be one too look at, 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 50 nearest hotels around this area (14-16 Craven Hill, W2 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.4 miles (0.6 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 1 five star hotel (rated 89%), 20 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 20 three star hotels (average rating 70%) and 10 two star hotels (average rating 68%). Coming out as the top rated hotel is Royal Park Hotel (4 star) at 90%.
Base Rates: We compare area starting room rates by using base rates. Bear in mind we use the published base rates which do not reflect short term offers and deals. They do however give a decent relative comparison.
Of the 51 closest hotels analysed we have base rate data for all of them. Looking at all hotels in the area the average base rate is £100 per night. They range from a low of £11 at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel (2 Star, 71%) up to £720 at Commodore Hotel (4 Star, 60%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £269, Four Star average: £146, Three Star average: £74 and Two Star average: £45.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors. We have a ranking for Park Grand Lancaster Gate 4th of 50 and 3rd for the 20 four star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotel is 36th of 51 (6th of 20 four star hotels.). We use the base rate ranking and review ranking for the hotel to get an overall ranking of 4th of 47 for sheer value for money (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).
2018: Top Value for Money UK: 5th