Hotel in Detail:Standard bedrooms measure 22 sq metres. These rooms are light and airy and have marble bathrooms (bathrobes). In-room facilities include air conditioning, working desk with modem point, High speed internet access (WiFi), easy chair, 2 phone lines, voicemail, minibar, laptop safe, cable television with pay movie channels, sony playstation, duvets, filter coffee machine, iron and ironing board. Magazines in room and daily newspapers delivered to room. Live flight information via tv screen.
24 hour room service includes vegetarian options. Six bedrooms have been adapted for accessibility.
Deluxe bedrooms are 24 sq metres and are decorated in an Art Deco style. Marble Bathroom.
Executive rooms are 32 sq metres and decorated in the same style as the deluxe rooms. These bedrooms come with access to the executive lounge.
Junior suites are 44 sq metres and also give access to the executive lounge. These room have a balcony and patio and a separate seating area.
The GWR Tower is an exclusive wing (brand new in 2015) with its own private lift access. These rooms come with access to the dedicated Tower Lounge on the top floor which provides
Full English Breakfast, all day refreshments, evening canapes and cocktails. The upgraded bathrooms are Elegant four-piece bathrooms, you also get get a separate relaxation and work area plus free WiFi in your room.
Executive Lounge: With WiFi internet access, private check-in and checkout facilities, complimentary breakfast and end of day/pre-theatre drinks and canapé. Open 06.30 till 22.00.
Dining Options:Brasserie Restaurant: 160 capacity. Chic surroundings with wooden decor serving a contemporary international menu. Fine wines list. Specialty nights such as curry on Wednesdays. Open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. 06.30 till 23.00 (18.00 till 23.00 Saturday, 06.30 till 23.00 Sunday). Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Steam Bar: 120 seat capacity. With its informal atmosphere airy setting the Steam bar serves both food (light meals, daily sushi bento box and nibbles) and drinks. Stylish decor with chrome fittings and long wooden bar. Open noon till 01.00, till 02.00 Thursday till Saturday, closed Sunday.
The Hilton Paddington hotel has 15 meeting/function rooms that can handle up to 400 guests in the largest ballroom.
Onsite fitness room with cardio machines (treadmills, rowers), free weights and adjoining sauna. Open 06.30 till 22.30.
Other facilities include a doorman, luggage storage, concierge travel desk with online airline and rail information, 24 hour security staff.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Paddington 88 yards (80 metres), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 4.5 miles (7.2 km). You know you are looking a truly central London hotel when there are 5 tube stations in a half mile radius (0.8 km). The Hilton Paddington is Located adjacent to Paddington Station and actually connected via footbridge. This is the station where Heathrow Airport is just 15 minutes away via the non-stop Heathrow Express. The Hilton is not just convenient for Paddington Station but also as a base to explore the rest of central London. Just North West of central London and within walking distance of Hyde Park. Excellent shopping can found in the surrounding area most notably at Edgware Road (middle eastern flavour) and Queensway (ice skating and covered shopping centre). Marble Arch and the start of Oxford Street is 0.7 miles to the east at the far end of the Bayswater Road. Nearest attractions include the Alexandra Fleming laboratory (0.1 miles), Serpentine Gallery (0.7 miles), MCC Museum (0.9 miles), Madame Tussauds (1 miles, Wallace Collection (1 miles), London Zoo (1.2 miles), Kensington Palace (1.4 miles) and Buckingham Palace (2 miles).
Bedroom Numbers: 355
Check-in: 15.00 (3 pm) (express check-out option)
Check-out: 12.00 noon (late check-out option)
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and charges apply.
More hotels from this chainIf your not looking for anything except the Hilton chain nearby from this brand are:
Hilton Metropole: is 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 74% and rates start from about £135.
Hilton Hyde park: is 0.6 miles (1.0 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 81% and base rates begin at about £114.
Hilton Hotel London Park Lane: 1.3 miles (2.1 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £246.
Hilton Green Park: 1.5 miles (2.4 km), rated at 70% and with rates from around £131.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 80% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Hilton Hotels across the chain average 81% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Hilton hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 452nd from 866 London hotels, 19th of 29 Hilton Hotels, and 207th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A comparable type of hotel close by (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court, with base rates beginning from £96 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the New Linden Hotel. 0.8 miles away (1.3 km), has scored 75% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £58 (theres free WiFi too).
Howabout an alternative hotel that has scores higher in guest reviews? Then the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel ticks many of the right boxes. The Royal Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (146 Praed Street, W2 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 1 five star hotel (rated 89%), 19 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 19 three star hotels (average rating 71%), 10 two star hotels (average rating 67%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 62%). 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 £99 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: £145, Three Star average: £75, Two Star average: £45 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 Hilton Paddington Hotel 14th (joint) of 50 and 11th for the 19 four star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotel is 48th of 50 (18th of 19 four 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).
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.
History:£350,000 renovation of conference and events space plus public areas in 2016.
On January 1st 2015 opened a brand new wing called The GWR Tower wing. GWR stands for Great Western railway which was the first railway company to use the station way back in 1838. The wing added 56 rooms.
Formerly called the Great Western Hotel until 2002.
First opened on the 8th June 1854 when the hotel was originally known as the Great Western Royal hotel. 1854 which was the same year that Paddington Station, to which the hotel adjoins, was opened. The hotel was opened by Albert the Price Consort and was most notable as being the UK's first Railway hotel. Construction began in 1851 and was the project of its architect Philip Charles Hardwick. It underwent major remodelling in 1936 and 1938 as well as during its re-branding into the Hilton Paddington in 2002.