Hotel in Detail:The Olympic House hotel is privately owned and managed.
Room amenities include Direct Dial Telephone, central heating, Hair Dryer, trouser press, ironing facilities, Alarm Clock Radio, WiFi internet access and LCD TV with digital channels. Each room has a bathroom with a shower and WC. Over half of all bedrooms have air-conditioning.
All floors are accessed via the hotel lift.
The hotel has a small bar and lounge area Serves a full English breakfast or continental breakfast in the dining room.
24 hour front desk (with safety deposit box facilities). Wireless internet access in public areas and is complimentary to use.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Paddington 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 4.6 miles (7.4 km). An amazing 5 underground stations within 0.5 miles (0.8 km) of the hotel. The Olympic Plaza Hotel is located in Paddington, walking distance from Paddington Station which has a direct train service to Heathrow Airport (Heathrow Express). This is a very popular location for budget class hotels in an area bordering central London to the North West of centre. 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)(0.6 miles), Queensway (0.7 miles) and Notting Hill (1,1 miles). Nearest attractions include Alexandra Fleming Laboratory (0.1 miles), Speakers Corner (0.6 miles), Serpentine Gallery (0.7 miles), Albert Memorial (0.9 miles), Kensington Palace (former home of Diana Princess of Wales)(1 mile) and Portobello Road Antiques Market (1 mile).
Despite its name the hotel is not one of the hotels close to the London Olympic Stadium but it is close to Hyde Park where the triathlon is to be held and just over 2 miles from Earls Court Exhibition centre where the volleyball is to be held.?&aid=325773
Bedroom Numbers: 40
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 71% 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: 729th from 866 London hotels, and 248th of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0 miles, 0.0 km) would be the 3 star Best Western Delmere Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £98 and which has an 86% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Delmere Hotel also offers: free WiFi.We can also suggest a cheaper options nearby which would be the So Paddington Hotel. 0.1 miles from the Olympic House Hotel (0.2 km), has scored 55% from former guests and has rates from around £59.
Fancy something highly rated by its guests? We think the 4 Star Chesterfield Mayfair Hotel could be a good choice being 1.2 miles (2.0 km) from the Olympic House Hotel. The Chesterfield Mayfair 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 (138-140 Sussex Gardens, W2 postcode) which we list extend for a 0.5 miles (0.9 km) radius. Consisting of 2 five star hotels (average rating 91%), 21 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 18 three star hotels (average rating 71%), 11 two star hotels (average rating 69%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 62%). Top 3 star hotel is Darlington Hyde Park Hotel at 88%. Of the 50 local hotels top rated is The Arch Hotel (5 star) at 92%.
Base Rates: We show you the average starting rates (base rates) in the area and break it down by star rating. Trouble with this is that base rates do not include special offers and limited low rate deals. However they remain a useful guide to general rates.
Of the nearest fifty hotels we have base rates for all of them. The average base rate when considering all hotels in the surrounding area is £107 per night. Starting from £11 at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel (2 Star, 71%) with top rates of £720 at Commodore Hotel (4 Star, 60%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £254, Four Star average: £156, Three Star average: £72, Two Star average: £48 and One Star average: £49.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors we rank Olympic House Hotel 33rd (joint) of 50 area hotels and 10th for the 18 three star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 21st of 53 (10th of 18 three star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 31st of 48 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).
It is worth noting that this hotel is under the London 3 star average but above average for the surrounding area.
Comment: full refurbishment 2007.