Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Paddington 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Motorway: M1 Junction 1 4.6 miles (7.4 km). This hotel boasts 4 tube stations with a half mile radius (0.8 km). The Queensway Hotel is located in Paddington, just a short walk from the major mainline railway station and tube stop, Paddington Station. This is the where the Heathrow Express and TFL Railtrain services are based which serve Heathrow Airport. Paddington is a very popular location for budget class hotels thanks to its good transport links and local amenities while being little more than a mile from the very heart of London. This area is to the North West of centre. Just 400 yards walk to the south is Hyde Park which is also adjacent to Kensington Gardens. One third of a mile to the north east finds the Edgware Road which has an extensive variety of shops, bars and restaurants, many with a Middle Eastern flavour. Other popular nearby shopping areas include Marble Arch (start of Oxford Street) (0.6 miles), Queensway (includes a covered shopping mall) (0.6 miles) and Notting Hill (1.1 miles) (chic and upmarket). Local places of interest include Alexandra Fleming laboratory (0.1 miles), Church Street Market (0.5 miles), Serpentine Gallery (0.7 miles), Sherlock Holmes Museum (0.8 miles) and the Wallace Collection (0.9 miles).
Hotel in Detail:The Queensway hotel is on Sussex Gardens which is a semi-busy road as it leads down to the road which cuts through Hyde Park and used used by traffic to get to south Kensington.
All rooms have private baths and/or showers, cable television, heating, safe, direct dial telephone with voicemail and auto wakeup service, tea and coffee making facilities, trouser press and hairdryer. Doors have electronic security locks. Bedrooms have a maid service.
There is an onsite breakfast room located in the basement where continental breakfast is served daily.
Complimentary high speed internet access throughout hotel.
There is no smoking permitted in public or private parts of the hotel.
Bedroom Numbers: 43
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 67% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 2 star hotels is 69%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 784th from 866 London hotels, and 46th of 70 two star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.2 miles, 0.3 km) would be the 2 star Edward Hotel, where rates start from £67 and which has a 70% guest satisfaction rating.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Linden House Hotel. 0.2 miles from the Queensway Hotel (0.3 km), has been rated at 70% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £35 (theres free WiFi too).
Why not choose a hotel with a higher customer satisfaction score? If that is what your after then the 3 Star Best Western Delmere Hotel is potentially a good choice for you. The Best Western Delmere Hotel is only 0.3 miles (0.4 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 86%.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 hotels nearest to this location (147-149 Sussex Gardens, W2 postcode) that we list cover a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) radius. They breakdown as follows: 1 five star hotel (rated 89%), 21 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 17 three star hotels (average rating 71%), 11 two star hotels (average rating 67%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 62%). Top 2 star hotel is Caring Hotel at 80%. Overall the best rated hotel is Royal Park Hotel (4 star) at 90%.
Base Rates: A look at how hotels compare for starting rates (base rates). These published rates are long term rates so do not take account of special deals and offers.
Of the 51 closest hotels analysed we have base rate data for all of them. The average starting rate looking at all the nearest hotels to this location is £105 per night. The cheapest standard rates begin at £11 at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel (2 Star, 71%) while the highest base rates are £720 at Commodore Hotel (4 Star, 60%). Averages listed for each individual star sector: Five Star average: £269, Four Star average: £156, Three Star average: £77, Two Star average: £43 and One Star average: £49.
Our in-house ranking based on guest ratings but adjusted for influencing factors ranks Queensway Hotel 38th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 6th (joint) for the 11 two star hotels in the area. 11th of 51 (8th of 11 two star hotels.) for base rates ranking. Scoring the hotels rates and review score together we rank the hotel 28th of 46 when judging value for money (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).
We note that this hotel is above average locally for 2 star hotels even though its below average overall for 2 star hotels in London.