Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Paddington 264 yards (241 metres), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 4.6 miles (7.4 km). Within a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) circle of the hotel are 4 tube stations (underground system). The Edward Hotel London is located in Paddington, very close to the Paddington Train station (5 minutes walk) from where you can find the non-stop Heathrow Express Airport service which can get you to Heathrow Airport in 15 minutes. This is a central location ideal for accessing all of London's many attractions. Close by is Hyde Park and shopping and other amenities at Queensway, Notting Hill, Marble Arch and Kensington. Nearest attractions are Portobello Road market, Kensington Palace, Madame Taussauds, serpentine gallery, science museum and the Wallace collection.
Hotel in Detail:The Edward Hotel is located just off of Sussex Gardens which is a tree lined main road linking northern sections of London with central location as it leads into Hyde Park.
All rooms have en-suite facilities, hair dryer, colour TV with satellite and direct dial telephones.
The dining room serves either a full cooked or a continental breakfast while the lounge serves snacks and refreshments from the coffee bar. The Edward Hotel also offers limited parking.
The Edward hotel Hyde Park has a porter service and 24 hour reception desk who can help with safety deposit boxes. Other facilities include a photocopying and fax service. There are luggage storage facilities and the hotel has a lift.
Bedroom Numbers: 42 / 6 floors
Check-in: 13.00 (1 pm)
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £25 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 70% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 2 star hotels is 68%. Therefore while the hotel is below the overall London average you should note that this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 719th from 866 London hotels, and 36th of 70 two star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (1.1 miles, 1.8 km) would be the 3 star YotelAIR Gatwick Airport South Terminal, with base rates beginning from £89 and which has an 88% guest satisfaction rating. The YotelAIR Gatwick Airport South Terminal also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Ibis Gatwick Airport Hotel. 1.8 miles away (2.8 km), has been rated at 82% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £61.
Prefer something with a higher guest rating? Then the 5 Star Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley may be one too look at being 1.6 miles (2.7 km) from the Edward Hotel. The Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (1A Spring Street, W2 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.5 miles (0.7 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 1 five star hotel (rated 89%), 20 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 18 three star hotels (average rating 71%), 10 two star hotels (average rating 67%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 62%). Top 2 star hotel is Caring Hotel at 80%. 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. Looking at all hotels in the area the average base rate is £102 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: £151, Three Star average: £76, Two Star average: £38 and One Star average: £49.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors. We have a ranking for Edward Hotel 31st (joint) of 50 and 3rd (joint) for the 10 two star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotel is 15th of 50 (10th of 10 two star hotels.). We use the base rate ranking and review ranking for the hotel to get an overall ranking of 30th of 45 for sheer value for money (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).