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.
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.
Bedroom Numbers: 70 / 5 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 2.75 out of 5 by 3178 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 3 out of 5 from 2352 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 1076 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 2 out of 5 from 826 reviews)
Parking:No parking available.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 55% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 2 star hotels is 70%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 843rd from 865 London hotels, and 64th of 71 two star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.1 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 2 star Hotel Edward Paddington, with base rates beginning from £119 and which has a 72% guest satisfaction rating.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the Linden House Hotel. 0.2 miles away (0.3 km), has scored 69% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £45 (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 3 Star Darlington Hyde Park Hotel seems like a possible option. The Darlington Hyde Park Hotel is only 0.2 miles (0.4 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 88%.
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 2 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 20 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 18 three star hotels (average rating 71%), 9 two star hotels (average rating 68%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 59%). Top 2 star hotel is Caring Hotel at 80%. Top rated of the local hotels is Royal Lancaster London (5 star) at 94%.
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, 70%) 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: £204, Four Star average: £148, Three Star average: £72, 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 of the 50 local hotels and 9th (last) for the 9 two star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 7th of 50 (5th (joint) of 9 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 45 for sheer bang for buck (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).