Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube & Railway Station: London Paddington 246 yards (224 metres), 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 Shakespeare Hotel London is situated in a small square, and a short walk from Paddington Station which has a direct service to Heathrow Airport. Close by is Hyde Park and Edgware Road where you will find some great shopping, Bars and Cafes. Also close by are popular areas at marble Arch, Queensway and Notting Hill. This area is on the borders of central London and good base for a sightseeing stay in London.
Hotel in Detail:The Shakespeare hotel has two comfortable lounges offer relaxing views over a delightful garden and the opportunity to enjoy a soft drink, coffee or soft drink at any time of the day.
All rooms have with satellite television and direct dial telephone. Hairdryers, irons and adapters can be requested. Bedrooms are mixed between en-suite and those without private bathroom facilities.
Room configurations cover Single, doubles, twins, triples and family rooms.
Limited hours room service. All bedrooms are no-smoking.
The hotel has a 24 hour reception where safety deposit box facilities are available.
Meeting rooms available for hire by the hour. Fax and Email facilities available. Internet terminal available for guest use.
Bedroom Numbers: 60
Check-in: 12.00 (1 pm)
Check-out: 11 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 64% 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: 802nd from 866 London hotels, and 52nd of 70 two star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.8 miles, 1.2 km) would be the 2 star Oliver Plaza Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £80 and which has an 88% guest satisfaction rating. The Oliver Plaza Hotel also offers: free WiFi.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).
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 5 Star Egerton House Hotel seems like a possible option. The Egerton House Hotel is only 0.5 miles (0.7 km) away. The Egerton House Hotel has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (22-28 Norfolk Square, W2 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.5 miles (0.8 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 1 five star hotel (rated 90%), 20 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 18 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%. Coming out as the top rated hotel are Royal Park Hotel (4 star) and also the Royal Lancaster London (5 star) (both joint top with 90%).
Base Rates: We compare area starting room rates by using base rates. Bear in mind we use the published base rates which do not reflect short term offers and deals. They do however give a decent relative comparison. Looking at all hotels in the area the average base rate is £105 per night. They range from a low of £11 at Smart Hyde Park View Hostel (2 Star, 70%) up to £720 at Commodore Hotel (4 Star, 60%). Rates break down to the following for each star rating: Five Star average: £269, Four Star average: £157, Three Star average: £76, Two Star average: £40 and One Star average: £49.
Using our in-house algorithm we rank hotels based on guest ratings and weighted for related factors. We have a ranking for Shakespeare Hotel 43rd (joint) of 50 and 9th for the 10 two star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotel is 7th of 50 (6th (joint) of 10 two star hotels.). We use the base rate ranking and review ranking for the hotel to get an overall ranking of 23rd of 45 for sheer value for money (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).