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.
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.
Bedroom Numbers: 60
Check-in: 12.00 (1 pm)
Check-out: 11 am
This hotel has averaged a score of 3.2 out of 5 by 1624 past guests
>>>Booking.com (average customer rating 3.6 out of 5 from 573 reviews)
>>>Tripadvisor (ranked 722 of 1140 for Hotels in London and rated 3 out of 5 from 1051 reviews)
Internet:WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Pets:Pets are not allowed.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 64% by past guests. The London average is 79% and the average for 2 star hotels is 70%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) .
Milesfaster ranking: 802nd from 865 London hotels, and 51st of 71 two star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 2 star Queensway Hotel, whose lowest rates start at about £89 and which has a 71% guest satisfaction rating.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the Linden House Hotel. 0.1 miles away (0.2 km), has scored 69% from former guests where rates start from approximately £71 (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 3 Star Best Western Delmere Hotel seems like a possible option. The Best Western Delmere Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.1 km) away. The Best Western Delmere Hotel has managed a rating of 84%.
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 2 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 21 four star hotels (average rating 79%), 17 three star hotels (average rating 71%), 9 two star hotels (average rating 68%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 59%). Top 2 star hotel is Caring Hotel at 80%. Coming out as the top rated hotel is Royal Lancaster London (5 star) at 94%.
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: £204, Four Star average: £151, Three Star average: £73, 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 42nd of 50 and 8th for the 9 two star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotel is 7th of 50 (5th (joint) of 9 two star hotels.). We use the base rate ranking and review ranking for the hotel to get an overall ranking of 35th of 45 for sheer value for money (Smart Hyde Park View Hostel was top).