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 80% and the average for 2 star hotels is 69%. Therefore while the hotel is below the overall London average you should note that this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 654th from 866 London hotels, and 27th of 70 two star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.7 miles, 1.2 km) would be the 2 star London Town Hotel, where rates start from £59 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating.If you are looking for something a bit cheaper then take a look at the Smart Hyde Park View Hostel. 1.2 miles from here (1.9 km), has been rated at 70% by past guests and has rates from around £11 (theres free WiFi too).
Something close by with a great client rating? We suggest the 2 Star Oliver Plaza Hotel may well be of interest to you, it's only 0.8 miles (1.2 km) from here. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 88%.
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 1 five star hotel (rated 90%), 18 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 20 three star hotels (average rating 71%), 10 two star hotels (average rating 69%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 60%). Top 2 star hotel is Caring Hotel at 80%. The highest rating in the area goes to Royal Park Hotel (4 star) and also the Royal Lancaster London (5 star) (both joint top with 90%).
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 £100 per night. The lowest rates are at £11 at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel (2 Star, 70%) and highest base rates of £720 at Commodore Hotel (4 Star, 60%). Averages for each sector of star rating: Five Star average: £269, Four Star average: £154, Three Star average: £76, Two Star average: £41 and One Star average: £49.
In terms of value for money for the local area we rank Smart Hyde Park View Hostel top.