Hotel in Detail:The Hilton Hyde Park Hotel is a beautiful 129 bedroom grade ii listed Edwardian town house hotel right opposite Hyde Park. Free wireless internet is available in all the public areas.
Standard bedrooms have a light and airy feel with a traditional style decor but with a modern twist. Room facilities include air-conditioning, flat screen TV with BT sports, high speed internet access, trouser press, desk, mini fridge, dataport, tea/coffee tray, windows that can be opened, easy chair, magazines, hairdryer, alarm radio and safe deposit box.
The hotel has upgraded deluxe rooms that come with bathrobe and slippers plus a Nespresso coffee mahcine and most of which have a view out over Kensington Gardens opposite the front of the hotel.
Two bedrooms are adapted for improved accessibility. All bedrooms have keycard access.
Suites are all located on the 6th floor.
There is an extensive room service available 24/7 that includes snacks, wines and salads alongside meals from the hotels own restaurant. (limited menu 23.00 till 10.00).
Dining Options:Aubaine: 175 seat capacity. A mix of cosmopolitan style and French cuisine. Combining the elegance of a Parisian salon with the relaxed ambience of a Provencal bistro with its rustic surroundings. Start the day with a hearty breakfast or nutritious light bite or relax with a cup of coffee in the Aubaine Lounge Bar. Open for all day dining serving a French menu, Boulangerie and Patisserie. Option to dine Al Fresco.
Open 06.30 till 23.00.
The Hiltons 3 meeting rooms can handle any number of delegates up to 110. Rooms have natural daylight and are air-conditioned.
The reception staff can provide luggage storage facilities. Public areas have free WiFi internet access.
Business facilities include audio/visual equipment rental, fax, photocopies and printing services.
The Hilton Hyde Park offers luggage storage, lifts, lounge area, safety deposit boxes, room services and newspapers.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Queensway 0.03 miles (0 km), Railway Station: London Paddington 0.6 miles (1 km), Motorway: M4 Junction 1 4.2 miles (6.8 km). With stunning views over Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens is the Hilton Hyde Park hotel. It sits opposite the extensive open park areas of Kensington Gardens which merges seamlessly with Hyde Park. A great place for al ages with plenty to do and see within the parks. There are several snack bars and restaurants, many statues and landscaped gardens, play areas, boat hire, horse riding, sports a gallery and it includes the Princess Diana Memorial Gardens. The hotel is situated adjacent to Queensway (the name of the Adjacent road, the adjacent tube station and the surrounding area) where the popular Whitley's shopping arcade is located along with a long high street of shops and an ice skating rink. Its also walking distance to Marble Arch and Oxford Street (just over a mile), another great shopping area. A short walk in the other direction, West, is Notting Hill, now quite a chic place to been seen and shop in, and home to many celebrities. There are two underground stations nearby offering easy access to the city and the west end. This area while part of central London is a little from the very centre areas where the main nightlife is located. That would be around Piccadilly Circus which is 2.3 miles from here, 5 stops and around 13 minutes by tube. Kensington High Street is just over half a mile to the south on the other side of Kensington Gardens.
Local places of interest: Kensington Palace (0.4 miles), Portobello Road Antiques Market (0.5 miles), Alexandra Fleming laboratory (0.7 miles) and the Royal Albert Hall (arts and music venue) (0.7 miles).
Bedroom Numbers: 129
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon (express check-out option)
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and charges apply.
Internet: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 Hilton chain your closest choices would be:
Hilton Paddington Hotel: is 0.6 miles (1.0 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 80% and rates start from about £144.
Hilton Metropole: is 1.0 miles (1.5 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 74% and base rates begin at about £135.
Hilton Kensington Hotel: 1.2 miles (1.9 km), rated at 73% and with rates from around £118.
Hilton Olympia: 1.3 miles (2.1 km), rated at 71% and with rates from around £93.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 82% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is equal to the average for its sector (star rating) . Hilton Hotels across the chain average 81% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Hilton hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 433rd from 866 London hotels, 14th of 29 Hilton Hotels, and 201st of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the hilton hyde park and not too far (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 4 star Doubletree Hilton London Hyde Park Hotel, where prices begin from around £135 and which has an 81% guest satisfaction rating.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the The Premier Notting Hill. 0.3 miles away (0.4 km), has been rated at 80% by past guests and whose lowest rates start at about £75 (theres free WiFi too).
Looking for something near by with a solid past guest score? In that case the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel seems like it might fit the bill, it's only 0.6 miles (0.9 km) from here. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (129 Bayswater Road, W2 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.6 miles (0.9 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 3 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 21 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 19 three star hotels (average rating 70%) and 7 two star hotels (average rating 66%). Top rated of the local hotels is Royal Park Hotel (4 star) at 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 £103 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: £210, Four Star average: £136, Three Star average: £72 and Two Star average: £41.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Hilton Hyde park 10th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 7th (joint) for the 21 four star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 38th of 50 (12th of 21 four 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 23rd of 47 for sheer bang for buck (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).
Even though this hotel is below the London average rating for 4 star hotels it still rates above average for similar hotels in the local area.
Background:£5 million pound refurbishment 2015/2016.
Was the Official IOC hotel for the London Olympics 2012.
Sold in October 2010 by Royal Bank of Scotland to Nicholas Cowell's Cowell Group of Companies with a consortium of investors for £25 million pounds on a 30 year lease.
First opened as a purpose built hotel in 1907 when it was called The Coburg Court Hotel. It was originally part of a complex that included a row of shops and the new ueens Road Station (now called Queensway). Sometime in the 1960's its name was changed to The Coburg.