Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Paddington 334 yards (305 metres), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 4.6 miles (7.4 km). Within a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) circle of the hotel are 5 tube stations (underground system). On the edge of central London is the Norfolk Plaza Hotel. Located in Paddington, walking distance from Paddington Station with its direct service to Heathrow Airport, this is a very popular location for budget class hotels. A short walk is Hyde Park to the South and a short walk to the North finds the Edgware Road with its rich variety of shops, bars and restaurants. Other popular nearby shopping areas include Marble Arch (start of Oxford Street), Queensway and Notting Hill. Nearest attractions include Kensington Palace (former home of Diana Princess of Wales), Albert Memorial, Portobello Road Antiques Market, and the Serpentine Gallery.
Hotel in Detail:The Norfolk Plaza Hotel is within a square that is sealed off at its east side meaning through traffic does not use this road reducing traffic levels. Converted from 3 Edwardian buildings in the 1970's.
Each of the rooms is decorated in pastel shades using natural materials. Room facilities include Coffee/Tea maker, Direct Dial Telephone, Hair Dryer, Desk, Iron/Ironing Board, Alarm Clock Radio, Private Bathroom and Remote Control Colour Cable TV.
There are 6 suites that have a split level. Executive rooms come with minibar, trouser press, laptop safe and telephone modem connection.
Breakfast room service option.
The Norfolk Plaza hotel has two lounges with ample seating, where you can unwind after a busy day of meetings or leisurely excursions. The bar is cosy and well stocked and remains open well after the theatres close along with a large screen TV for guest viewing. Snacks, tea and coffee can be ordered from the Bar and Lounge menu.
The hotel has an onsite restaurant serving Full English, Buffet and Continental Breakfasts. Bar and restaurant are air-conditioned.
There is a meeting room capable of handling 15 delegates.
Bedroom Numbers: 87
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:Private parking is available in close proximity to the hotel and costs £15 per day.
Internet:WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 50% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 857th from 866 London hotels, and 321st of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 3 star Best Western Mornington Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £68 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Mornington Hotel also offers: free WiFi.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Holiday Villa Hotel. 0.4 miles from the Norfolk Plaza Hotel (0.6 km), has been rated at 70% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £47.
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 4 Star Royal Park Hotel could be a good choice. 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 (29-33 Norfolk Square, 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%), 21 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 18 three star hotels (average rating 71%), 10 two star hotels (average rating 68%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 62%). Top 3 star hotel is Darlington Hyde Park Hotel at 88%. 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.
Of the 50 closest hotels analysed we have base rate data for all of them. Looking at all hotels in the area the average base rate is £107 per night. They range from a low of £35 at Linden House Hotel (2 Star, 70%) 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: £156, Three Star average: £73, Two Star average: £52 and One Star average: £49.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank Caring Hotel top.