This Hotel is Currently Trending! Currently rated at 94% compared to its all time rating of 86% and ranking at 2 of 866 hotels (up 303 places from 305) based on reviews in the last 7 days.
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 on site and costs £24 per hour.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
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 82% and rates start from about £72.
Shaftesbury Metropolis London Hyde Park: is 0.3 miles (0.5 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 77% and base rates begin at about £74.
The Premier Notting Hill: 0.6 miles (1.0 km), rated at 78% and with rates from around £63.
Dreamtel London Kensington: 1.6 miles (2.6 km), rated at 62% and with rates from around £68.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 86% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Shaftesbury Hotels across the chain average 78% so this hotel is one of the better rated Shaftesbury hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 305th from 866 London hotels, 1st of 5 Shaftesbury Hotels, and 120th of 328 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.2 miles, 0.3 km) would be the 4 star Mercure London Hyde Park, where rates start from £134 and which has a 79% guest satisfaction rating.We can also point you towards a lower price option, the Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court. 0.2 miles from the Shaftesbury Premier Paddington (0.4 km), achieving a rating of 82% by its past clients with base rates starting at about £96 (theres free WiFi too).
Howabout an alternative hotel that has scores higher in guest reviews? Then the 5 Star The Arch Hotel ticks many of the right boxes, it's only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from here. The Arch Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
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 89%), 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 is Royal Park Hotel (4 star) at 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 £98 per night. From a low of £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 averages for each star level: Five Star average: £269, Four Star average: £146, 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 rank Shaftesbury Premier Paddington 6th (joint) of 50 area hotels and 4th for the 18 four star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 44th of 50 (13th of 18 four star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 13th of 46 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)