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
This hotel has averaged a score of 3.5 out of 5 by 1225 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 3.8 out of 5 from 801 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 757 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 3 out of 5 from 424 reviews)
Parking:No parking available.
Internet:WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 70% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 3 star hotels is 66%. Therefore while the hotel is below the overall London average you should note that this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 729th from 865 London hotels, and 247th of 321 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 £107 and which has an 84% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Delmere Hotel also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the So Paddington Hotel. 0.1 miles from here (0.2 km), achieving a rating of 53% by its past clients where rates start from approximately £62.
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 4 Star Roseate House London seems like a possible option. The Roseate House London is only 0.2 miles (0.3 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 90%.
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 3 five star hotels (average rating 91%), 22 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 17 three star hotels (average rating 71%), 10 two star hotels (average rating 68%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 59%). Top 3 star hotels are Darlington Hyde Park Hotel and The Crescent Hyde Park (both 88%). Of the 50 local hotels top rated is Royal Lancaster London (5 star) at 94%.
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, 70%) with top rates of £720 at Commodore Hotel (4 Star, 60%). Rate averages listed by star level: Five Star average: £216, Four Star average: £151, Three Star average: £68, Two Star average: £49 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 36th (joint) of 50 area hotels and 9th for the 17 three star hotels in the area. We rank the hotel 21st of 53 (11th of 17 three star hotels.) for base rates. We rank this hotel based on rates and also review scores to place it 23rd of 48 of all the closest hotels in terms of value for money (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).
Comment: full refurbishment 2007.