Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Paddington 0.1 miles (0.2 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 4.5 miles (7.2 km). 6 tube (underground) stations within a half mile circle (0.8 km) , makes this a great choice for transport links. The location on Westbourne Terrace is a popular spot for budge oriented hotels. A mix of hotels and flats all constructed from converted Victorian terraced houses. The Shaftesbury Premier London Paddington is very close to Paddington Station from where you can catch the Heathrow Express non-stop service to Heathrow Airport. There are no shops actually on Westbourne Terrace but in the surrounding areas are some hot spots for shopping. These include Queensway (0.4 miles), Edgware Road (0.6 miles) and Notting Hill (0.9 miles). Hyde Park is 0.3 miles to the south. Transport links are good with 6 tube stations within half a mile. All-in-all while not right on top of the major attractions it allows for good access to central London with local amenities in the vicinity.
Hotel in Detail:Each Room Is en-suite (toiletries supplied) With Direct Dial Telephone, windows that can be opened, high speed internet access, tea/coffee facilities, hairdryer, safe, fridge, iron/ironing board, air-conditioning and cable Plasma TV. There is a 24 hour room service. Bedrooms feature oriental furnishings and some have Queen size beds. This is an all non-smoking hotel. Voltage adapters available.
Onsite is the Eclipse, Bar/Restaurant with the bar open till late. The contemporary Shaftesbury Premier Paddington Hotel Restaurant serves Modern European Dishes and is open for Breakfast (07.00 till 10.00), Lunch And Dinner. The Eclipse Bar Boasts Low-level Lighting And World Music Selections, And A Pool Table Is Also Located On-site. The bar also serves snacks. The hotel also has a Lounge which serves drinks and snacks In A Relaxed Atmosphere With Retro-style Furniture, Glass Coffee Tables And A Large Screen Television. Newspapers available in the lounge.
The hotel has a 24 hour reception and offers a luggage storage facility. WiFi Internet access available in public areas. Meeting room suitable for intimate gatherings onsite. The hotel has a concierge service. There are two computer workstations in the lobby with internet access.
Bedroom Numbers: 98 / 7 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm) Minimum check-in age is 21.
Check-out: 12.00 noon
Parking:Public parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and costs £24 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge. Wired internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
More hotels from this chainIf you prefer to stay with the Shaftesbury chain these are your closest alternative choices:
Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court: is 256 yards (234 metres) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 81% and rates start from about £90.
Shaftesbury Metropolis London Hyde Park: is 0.3 miles (0.5 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 74% and base rates begin at about £76.
The Premier Notting Hill: 0.6 miles (1.0 km), rated at 78% and with rates from around £72.
Dreamtel London Kensington: 1.6 miles (2.6 km), rated at 54% and with rates from around £66.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 71% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 83%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Shaftesbury Hotels across the chain average 73% so this hotel is slightly below the guest rating for most Shaftesbury hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 696th from 861 London hotels, 4th of 5 Shaftesbury Hotels, and 302nd of 325 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.1 miles, 0.1 km) would be the 4 star Park Grand London Hyde Park, where rates start from £76 and which has a 78% guest satisfaction rating. The Park Grand London Hyde Park also offers: free WiFi.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the Britannia International Hotel. 6.7 miles away (10.8 km), has scored 68% from former guests where rates start from approximately £55 (theres free WiFi too).
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel seems like a possible option. 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 fifty hotels that are closest to this location (55-61 Westbourne Terrace, W2 postcode) which we list extend for a 0.4 miles (0.7 km) radius. They are made up of 1 five star hotel (rated 81%), 18 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 20 three star hotels (average rating 71%), 10 two star hotels (average rating 67%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 62%). Top rated of the local hotels are Royal Park Hotel (4 star) and also the Hotel Indigo London Paddington (4 star) (both joint top with 90%).
Base Rates: Base rates can indicate the lowest available rates for a particular hotel. This is a good general guide but as base rates do not account for special offers and one off deals they can only be a rough guide. The average base rate for all the areas hotels is £82 per night. From a low of £12 at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel (2 Star, 71%) and the highest rates top out at £197 at Royal Lancaster London (5 Star, 81%). The following are the averages for each star level: Five Star average: £197, Four Star average: £103, Three Star average: £76, Two Star average: £47 and One Star average: £38.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors we rank Shaftesbury Premier Paddington 27th (joint) of 50 area hotels and 17th for the 18 four star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 24th of 50 (2nd (joint) of 18 four star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 33rd of 49 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).
Past Names The Hyde Hotel (2007, 3 star)