Hotel in Detail:The Shaftesbury Metropolis London Hyde Park is made up of 6 former townhouses.
offers guests air-conditioned contemporary bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms (free toiletries, heated mirrors). Each room comes equipped with direct dial telephone with voicemail, flat screen TV (in most rooms), laptop size safe, trouser press, hairdryer, free high speed internet access, tea/coffee tray, Mood lighting/ Night-time reading spotlights, iron/ironing board and electronic locks. Additionally some bedrooms befit from a microwave oven.
Limited hours room service. All floors are accessed by lift.
Onsite on the lower ground floor is the hotel Restaurant where breakfast is served.
The hotel reception is manned 24 hours a day and staff can help with services such as theatre bookings. Public areas are air-conditioned and there is a garden at the hotel. Complimentary WiFi in all public areas. Hotel has its own fitness room for guest use. Should you need to store luggage the hotel has luggage storage facilities.
Secretarial services and conference/meeting rooms are available for guests requiring these business services.
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). The Shaftesbury Metropolis London Hyde Park London is located on the North Western border of central London in the area of Paddington. This location is between Edgware Road and Bayswater Road. Edgware Road is part of the A5 main road, one of the UK's longest roads and dating back to the time of the Romans. This section of Edgware Road is a busy shopping area with many Middle Eastern oriented restaurants and shops towards it Marble Arch end. Bayswater Road is the Northern border of the popular Hyde Park with its wide open spaces and central Serpentine Lake. Paddington Station is walking distance from here with its direct services to Heathrow Airport (Heathrow Express). Other nearby shopping and leisure areas include Queensway with the covered Whitley's shopping centre and also an ice rink, and Notting Hill with its upmarket feel. Other local attractions include Alexander Fleming Laboratory (0.1 miles), Oxford Street (0.5 miles), Wallace Collection (0.8 miles), Serpentine Gallery (0.8 miles), Madame Tussauds (0.8 miles), MCC Museum (0.8 miles) and the Albert memorial (1 mile).
Bedroom Numbers 80
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 11.00 am
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Wired internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge. WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
More hotels from this chainAssuming your only interested in the Shaftesbury chain your choices nearby include:
Shaftesbury Premier Paddington: is 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 88% and rates start from about £86.
Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court: is 0.4 miles (0.7 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 82% and base rates begin at about £72.
The Premier Notting Hill: 1.0 miles (1.5 km), rated at 78% and with rates from around £63.
Dreamtel London Kensington: 1.8 miles (2.9 km), rated at 62% and with rates from around £68.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 76% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 77%. Therefore this hotel is below average for its sector (star rating) . Shaftesbury Hotels across the chain average 75% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Shaftesbury hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 675th from 866 London hotels, 4th of 5 Shaftesbury Hotels, and 228th of 328 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Another hotel that is much like the Shaftesbury Metropolis London Hyde Park and not too far away (0.1 miles, 0.2 km) would be the 3 star Days Inn Hyde Park Hotel, where prices begin from around £94 and which has an 80% guest satisfaction rating. The Days Inn Hyde Park Hotel also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the So Paddington Hotel. 0.2 miles away (0.3 km), has scored 55% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £59.
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 Darlington Hyde Park Hotel seems like a possible option. The Darlington Hyde Park Hotel is only 0.1 miles (0.1 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 88%.
Local hotels analysed:The 50 nearest hotels around this area (172 Gloucester Place, NW1 postcode) which we have have on our website extend out to a 0.5 miles (0.9 km) radius. The numbers by star rating are 5 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 21 four star hotels (average rating 80%), 15 three star hotels (average rating 73%), 8 two star hotels (average rating 68%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 62%). Top 3 star hotel is Darlington Hyde Park Hotel at 88%. Coming out as the top rated hotel is Montcalm London Marble Arch (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 £121 per night. They range from a low of £35 at Linden House Hotel (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: £236, Four Star average: £159, Three Star average: £71, Two Star average: £54 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 Shaftesbury Metropolis London Hyde Park 28th (joint) of 50 and 7th for the 15 three star hotels in the area. Our base rate rank for the hotel is 22nd of 50 (11th of 15 three star hotels.). We use the base rate ranking and review ranking for the hotel to get an overall ranking of 37th of 45 for sheer value for money (Montcalm London Marble Arch was top).
Above the average 3 star hotel rating for the surrounding area despite being below the average for London.
Past Names: Was called the Royal Sussex Hotel till 2008.