Hotel in Detail:A budget bed and breakfast hotel close to tube and mainline train links. The Paddington Hotel provides basic no frills accommodation in a former Victorian townhouse residence. Some of the period architecture is sis still in evidence.
Bedrooms are en-suite (shower/WC) and most are equipped with a hairdryer, IDD telephone, mini-safe, television, iron/ironing board, fridge and tea/coffee facilities.
Hotel has a breakfast room which is located in the basement.
There is a porter service. Internet access in lobby.
Note: there is no lift in the Paddington Hotel.
Check-in is located close by at the Royal Apartments (51 Gloucester Terrace), where there is also wireless internet access. Open 24 hours a day, you will have your own front door key.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Paddington 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 4.6 miles (7.4 km). You know you are looking a truly central London hotel when there are 5 tube stations in a half mile radius (0.8 km). In a central London location very close to Paddington Station is the Paddington Hotel. This location is actually more accurately called Lancaster Gate. The nearby Paddington Station is home to Heathrow Express train service. Paddington is a popular area for budget hotels thanks to having good transport links via bus, taxi and tube into the rest of London. It also has plenty to offer on its own doorstep with the large open spaces of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens to the south side and the major shopping area of Queensway to the western side. Less than a mile to the east is Marble Arch which also marks the start of two very popular shopping streets, Edgware Road and Oxford Street. Other nearby places of interest include the Alexandra Fleming laboratory (0.3 miles), Serpentine Gallery (0.6 miles), Kensington Palace (0.8 miles), Portobello Road Market (0.9 miles) and Madame Tussauds (1.1 miles).
Bedroom Numbers: 19
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 77% by past guests. The London average is 90% and the average for 2 star hotels is 90%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 708th from 846 London hotels, and 44th of 71 two star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 2 star Edward Hotel, where rates start from £67 and which has a 72% guest satisfaction rating.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Smart Hyde Park View Hostel. 0.2 miles from here (0.4 km), gaining a satisfaction rating of 74% from its past guests with base rates starting at about £14 (theres free WiFi too).
Something close by with a great client rating? We suggest the 3 Star London Elizabeth Hotel may well be of interest to you. The London Elizabeth Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 86%.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (28 Gloucester Terrace, W2 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 0.4 miles (0.6 km) radius. The numbers for each star rating are 19 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 66%). Top 2 star hotel is Caring Hotel at 78%. The highest rating in the isa goes to Park Grand Lancaster Gate (4 star) at 92%.
Base Rates: We look at what the average base rates are for the area and by star rating. These rates do not take account of offers and short term deals so are just a guide. If we look at the average for all hotels in the area (nearest 50) we get an average base rate of £86 per night. The lowest rates are at £14 at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel (2 Star, 71%) and highest base rates of £197 at Lancaster London Hotel (4 Star, 83%). Averages for each sector of star rating: Four Star average: £117, Three Star average: £79, Two Star average: £44 and One Star average: £39.
We rank hotels based on our own proprietary algorithm based mainly on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors. We rank Paddington Hotel 32nd (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 3rd (joint) for the 10 two star hotels in the area. The hotel is 3rd of 50 (2nd (joint) of 10 two star hotels.) for lowest standard rates locally. Looking at the hotels rates plus its user rating we rank it 3rd of 49 for sheer bang for buck (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).
Even though this hotel is below the London average rating for 2 star hotels it still rates above average for similar hotels in the local area.