Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Paddington 228 yards (208 metres), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 4.6 miles (7.4 km). There are 5 tube (underground) stations within half a mile (0.8 km). The Ascot Hyde park Hotel London is situated very close to Paddington Train station. From here you can catch a direct service to and from Heathrow Airport. The location is close to the heart of London, slightly NW from the centre. A short walk is Hyde Park while shopping, bars and cafes can be found close by at Westbourne Grove, Queensway, Notting Hill and Kensington. This a is a popular area to make a base for a sightseeing holiday in London. Local transport facilities are good. Craven Road itself itself is a busy road with many taxis passing by.
Hotel in Detail:The Ascot Hyde Park hotel is a traditional style townhouse hotel featuring a stuccoed facade and rooms have wrought iron balconies.
All rooms have private bathroom facilities (shower/bath or just a shower). In-room amenities include colour TV, coffee/tea facilities, safe, hairdryer, direct telephone lines and central heating. Room configurations include doubles, twins, triples and quads. Bedrooms pick up the WiFi service for which there is a charge.
Onsite is the Maxim Restaurant. With an informal atmosphere, bright setting and serving a Mediterranean menu using fresh ingredients. The restaurant has a good wine list and diners can choose from Brassiere style or A La Carte. There is also a selection of pastas and sandwiches. Open: 07.30 till midnight (till 23.30 Sunday).
Hotel facilities include a Lounge bar (called West 11 and open till late) and also a lounge which features a satellite plasma TV.
There is a concierge at the hotel who can help with trip planning. The hotel has 24 hour access. WiFi can be picked up throughout the hotel and charges apply. There is a single lift which serves all but the top floor.
Bedroom Numbers: 70 / 5 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 55% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 2 star hotels is 69%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 845th from 866 London hotels, and 65th of 70 two star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.8 miles, 1.2 km) would be the 2 star Oliver Plaza Hotel, with base rates beginning from £80 and which has an 88% guest satisfaction rating. The Oliver Plaza Hotel also offers: free WiFi.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the Smart Hyde Park View Hostel. 1.2 miles away (1.9 km), has scored 70% from former guests where rates start from approximately £11 (theres free WiFi too).
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 5 Star Egerton House Hotel seems like a possible option. The Egerton House Hotel is only 0.5 miles (0.7 km) away. The Egerton House Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (11 Craven Road, W2 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.4 miles (0.7 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 1 five star hotel (rated 90%), 19 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 19 three star hotels (average rating 71%), 10 two star hotels (average rating 69%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 62%). Top 2 star hotel is Caring Hotel at 80%. Top rated of the local hotels are Royal Park Hotel (4 star) and also the Royal Lancaster London (5 star) (both joint top with 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 £101 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: £154, Three Star average: £75, Two Star average: £40 and One Star average: £49.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Ascot Hyde Park Hotel 48th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 10th (last) for the 10 two star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 7th of 50 (6th (joint) of 10 two 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 44th of 46 for sheer bang for buck (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).