Search for cheapest prices: Ascot Hyde Park Hotel
"Budget hotel near Bayswater is a great base for sightseeing or business in London"
If you are looking for a cheap hotel near Bayswater and Paddington, Ascot Hyde Park Hotel is a sensible choice.
Ascot Hotel London is an independent establishment in a residential area that is one of West London’s most popular hotel districts. The comfortable, 3-Star hotel is ideal for business travellers, families and holidaymakers who want a central base for their visit to London.
The hotel has 54 clean and tidy bedrooms, available as singles, doubles, twins, triples and quads. Rooms are basic, but comfortably furnished and all of them have private bathrooms as well as televisions and telephones. Guests can also benefit from tea and coffee-making equipment in their rooms and hairdryers. There is a lift to all floors, making access to guest rooms easy.
Ascot Hotel has a comfortable bar where guests can relax and unwind with a drink or have a chat with friends at any time, as it is open late. There is a billiard table in the bar for added entertainment. The hotel lounge has a plasma screen television with satellite channels and a DVD player. Charged internet access is available.
Room rates include continental breakfast that is served each morning in the light and airy dining room. For lunch or dinner, the hotel is associated with a restaurant that serves modern English cuisine at reasonable prices, which guests can enjoy. Staff at Ascot Hyde Park Hotel aim to offer guests a personal service and a home-from-home atmosphere. They are always on hand to assist with any needs guests may have and can answer questions about things to do and places to go.
"Guests exploring the local area will find Hyde Park, Notting Hill and Oxford Street close by"
The hotel is good base from which to explore London. Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are a five-minute walk away. Within Hyde Park lies the Serpentine lake and Serpentine Gallery. This large, leafy park often hosts music concerts and is where the 2012 Olympics Triathlon and Open Water Swimming contests will be held. Kensington Palace lies in Kensington Gardens and you can walk across the park to The Royal Albert Hall. Marble Arch, Speaker’s Corner and the start of Oxford Street are a 20-minute walk to the east.
Queensway, a cosmopolitan street famous for restaurants offering food from all over the world, lies 10 minutes walk to the west. On Queensway you will also find Whiteleys Shopping Centre, with a cinema, a bowling alley and other entertainment as well as shops. Notting Hill, which hosts the Notting Hill Carnival every summer, is a mile west of the hotel. Imperial College, St Mary’s Campus, lies just north of the hotel and houses the Alexander Fleming Museum. Further north you can explore the canal areas of Paddington Basin and Little Venice. London’s West End is easily reached by tube, bus or taxi. In the immediate vicinity of the hotel are shops and restaurants.
"A short walk away from the mainline and underground stations at Paddington"
The Ascot Hyde Park Hotel is just a few minutes’ walk from London's mainline Paddington railway station. Paddington has frequent, fast trains to and from Heathrow Airport. Trains from Wales and western England also terminate there. Paddington tube station serves the District, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Bakerloo Underground Lines. The hotel is also close to Lancaster Gate station, on the Central Line. Stations in the area are in Travelcard Zone 1. If you are driving, the M25, M40, M4 and M1 motorways are easy to reach. Craven Road is outside the London Congestion Charge Zone for cars and there are charged car parks in the area.