Hotel in Detail:The So Paddington Hotel offers budget accommodation close to the main tourist areas within central London.
Bedrooms are en-suite (bath/shower, hairdryer) and TV. Beds have a duvet. Tea making facilities on request.
There is a lounge area and a breakfast room where continental breakfast is served daily.
So Paddington Hotel offers a 24 hour reception and a non-smoking environment. Services include luggage storage, laundry, dry cleaning, ironing service and fax/photocopying. Onsite there are vending machines for drinks and snacks. Wireless internet access throughout hotel (charges apply).
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Paddington 140 yards (128 metres), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 4.5 miles (7.2 km). Within a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) circle of the hotel are 5 tube stations (underground system).
The So Paddington hotel London is centrally situated in a small tree-lined square. Walking distance (5 miutes) to Hyde Park. A short walk away too is Paddington train station with a direct service to Heathrow airport. This area of London is very popular smaller for budget class hotels. Good shopping locally at Edgware Road, Queensway and Notting Hill. Just 3/4 of a mile and a 15 minute walk to Marble Arch and the start of Oxford Street, one of London's busiest and most poplar shopping areas. By taking a tube from Paddington or a local taxi you can be in the heart of the west end within 10 minutes.
Bedroom Numbers: 31 / 6 floors
Check-in: 14.00 - 23.00 (2pm till 11 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 - 12.00
This hotel has averaged a score of 2.65 out of 5 by 861 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 3.2 out of 5 from 463 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 1059 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 2 out of 5 from 398 reviews)
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 53% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 66%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 852nd from 865 London hotels, and 312nd of 321 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar type of hotel (size, rating) nearby (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 3 star Days Inn Hyde Park Hotel, with rates that start from about £115 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating. The Days Inn Hyde Park Hotel also offers: free WiFi.We can also point you towards a lower price option, the Holiday Villa Hotel. 0.4 miles from the So Paddington Hotel (0.7 km), achieving a rating of 69% by its past clients with base rates starting at about £38.
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 4 Star Hotel Indigo London Paddington seems like it might fit the bill. The Hotel Indigo London Paddington is only 0.1 miles (0.1 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 89%.
Local hotels analysed:The fifty closest hotels from here (6-8 Norfolk Square, W2 postcode) that we have data for cover a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) radius. The 50 are made up of 2 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 21 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 17 three star hotels (average rating 71%), 9 two star hotels (average rating 68%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 59%). Top 3 star hotels are Darlington Hyde Park Hotel and The Crescent Hyde Park (both 88%). Coming out as the top rated hotel is Royal Lancaster London (5 star) at 94%.
Base Rates: Using base rates we analyse average starting rates for the area. Useful as a guide but note they do not include special offers or short term deals. The average rate for all the 50 nearest hotels is £104 per night. Starting from £11 at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel (2 Star, 70%) up to £720 at Commodore Hotel (4 Star, 60%). Averages by star rating: Five Star average: £204, Four Star average: £151, Three Star average: £69, Two Star average: £46 and One Star average: £49.
We rank hotels based on their guest rating but balanced for their influencing factors. We have ranked So Paddington Hotel 49th of 50 nearby hotels and 16th for the 17 three star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 11th of 50 (4th of 17 three star hotels.). We calculate an overall ranking combining the rates and rating scores. This hotel ranks 36th of 45 for pure value for money (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).
Past Names: Was called the Warwick Hotel till 2006.