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If you are looking to book a cheap hotel in central London, then Bayswater is an excellent choice. Located close to Bayswater tube station, the Central Park Hotel offers almost 300 bedrooms all with a private bathroom. From here you can walk to Portobello Market, Notting Hill, Hyde Park and the Royal Albert Hall whilst Oxford Street shopping is only a 20 minute flat walk away, so you can enjoy the best London has to offer in comfortable, convenient surroundings.
All the Central Park Hotel bedrooms are non-smoking and offer light maple furniture, cotton sateen decor and en-suite facilities. The bathrooms are nice and bright with ample space to manoeuvre. All the rooms offer tea and coffee making facilities, direct-dial telephones, hairdryers, safes, small fridges, local TV channels and radio, plus access to satellite channels at no extra charge. WiFi is available at a charge. If you don't wish to pay extra, there is a trusty Starbucks cafe in nearby Queensway, which offers free Wi-fi.
The Central Park Hotel serves a Continental breakfast and consists of: cereals, croissants, rolls, toast, jams, preserves, ham and cheese. Yoghurt, orange juice, tea and coffee are also available. Early breakfasts (from 06:00) are available on prior request. Alternatively, for an additional cost, you can enjoy a traditional full cooked English breakfast. Breakfast consists of bacon, sausages, tomatoes, baked beans, fried bread and scrambled or fried eggs. The restaurant in the hotel is open for breakfast only as there are so many restaurants in the immediate area for guests to visit. From Malaysian cuisine at Kiasu, to Chinese at Mandarin Kitchen, to elegant European fare at Le Petit Anglais, or just a cheeky pastry at the delectable Patisserie Valerie, you will be spoilt for choice. If you don't fancy exploring, snacks are available from the hotel bar and lounge.
Central Park Hotel in the green Bayswater district of London is only a 3 or 4 minute walk away from Hyde Park, London's largest green space, where you can ride horses from the stables, visit The Serpentine Gallery's modern art collection, ride The Serpentine's solar-powered shuttle boat, or simply enjoy a picnic in picturesque surroundings. Kensington Gardens and Kensington Palace are less than 10 minutes away, and offer tours so that you can view the lavish interiors of the Christopher Wren designed building, which counts Queen Victoria and Princess Diana as its previous residents. The hotel is within a few minutes walk from Queensway, with its late-night shopping, cosmopolitan restaurants and the famous Whiteleys Shopping Centre; and you can walk across the park to the Royal Albert Hall, Harrods and the museums of Kensington or head east to the famous Oxford Street shopping district.
Central Park Hotel is easily accessible from Paddington Station with the London Heathrow Express in 15 minutes, every 15 minutes. Queensway and Bayswater Underground is a 5-minute walk away. If you are driving to the hotel, it can be accessed from the main A4 road, via the M4 and M25; however, guests should note that the hotel is in the congestion charge zone.
This hotel is a reliable, reasonable choice for an interesting area of London with great transport links. For a better stay, choose a room on the higher floor for better views and less traffic noise. Guests should also be aware that this hotel is a three-star hotel and not a four-star hotel as stated in some reviews.