This friendly, family-run bed and breakfast hotel in West London is close to many of London’s famous sights. Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are 0.2 miles south of the hotel. There you will find the Serpentine Gallery beside the park’s delightful lake as well as the statue of Peter Pan, a memorial to Princess Diana, riding stables and a running club as well as Kensington Palace. Hyde Park will hold the Open Water swimming events for the 2012 Olympics and other contests. Buckingham Palace, where you can watch the Changing of the Guards, is a couple of miles walk across Hyde Park and Green Park. Marble Arch, on the large traffic island opposite Speakers’ Corner, is 0.7 miles from the hotel. It marks the start of Oxford Street - famous for its fabulous shops. Regent Street, Bond Street and other renowned shopping streets are within striking distance. To the north are the canal-side Paddington Basin and Little Venice districts. Close to the hotel there are many good restaurants, traditional pubs, local shops and interesting art galleries such as the Subway Gallery in the Edgware Road underpass. There are also a selection of nightclubs and entertainment venues within walking distance of the hotel. The West End, with theatres, large cinemas, restaurants and other entertainment, is a short hop by bus, tube or taxi.
With a traditional townhouse exterior and a modern comfortable interior, Barry House has a range of accommodation to suit single guests, couples, groups and families. Bedrooms include single rooms with en-suite shower and toilet, twin en-suite rooms holding two single beds, triple rooms with en-suite shower and toilet, family rooms for up to four people with en-suite facilities, en-suite family guest rooms for five people and budget rooms on the fourth floor – some of which share washroom and toilet facilities. The hotel has a lift but it does not go as far as the fourth floor.
Younger children who do not require a separate bed may share a room with their parents at no extra charge. The hotel can supply cots and cribs suitable for children aged under two free of charge. Room rates include English breakfast.
London is famous throughout the world its theatres and Staff at Barry House are happy to book tickets for West End shows on behalf of guests before they arrive in London. The hotel can also store luggage for guests after they leave on the day they depart.
A 3-Star hotel, Barry House is just 0.2 miles from Paddington mainline and tube stations. Paddington station services the following Underground lines: Bakerloo, Hammersmith & City, District and Circle. If you land at Heathrow Airport you can catch a fast train directly to Paddington mainline station with a service every 15 minutes. Trains from Wales and the west and south-west of England also terminate at Paddington. Lancaster Gate Underground station, on the Central Line, is 0.3 miles away. The pair of Underground stations at Edgware Road are 0.5 miles from the hotel and are on the District, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Bakerloo lines. These stations are all in Travelcard Zone 1. Gatwick, Luton, Stansted and London City airports are less than 45 minutes from Central London by train. If you arrive at St Pancras International station on the Eurostar, you can connect with the Circle Line. If you are travelling by car, the area is outside the London Congestion Charge Zone. The nearest motorways are the M25, M4, M40 and M1. Main roads nearby include the A40 and A1. Several buses stop close to the hotel.
Barry House is a 3-Star family-run bed and breakfast hotel. Nearby attractions: Hyde Park, Kensington Gardens, Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Palace, Buckingham Palace, Marble Arch, Speakers’ Corner, Oxford Street, Paddington Basin.