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The 4-Star Corus Hotel Hyde Park, in Bayswater, is 0.2 miles from Lancaster Gate tube station, on the Central Line, and 0.4 miles from Paddington. Paddington mainline station has express trains to Heathrow Airport. Paddington tube station serves the District, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Bakerloo Underground Lines. From Gatwick Airport take a fast train to Victoria station, then the Circle Line. The Eurostar stops at St Pancras International, where you can connect with the Circle Line. Luton, Stansted and London City airports are within 45 minutes of Central London by train. Stations in the area are in Travelcard Zone 1. If you are driving, the A40 is a short drive away and leads to the M25 London Orbital motorway. The M4 and M40 are also within easy reach. The area is outside the London Congestion Charge Zone.
Corus Hotel Hyde Park, London
Corus Hotel Hyde Park overlooks Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, with the Serpentine lake and Serpentine Gallery a short stroll away. The Royal Albert Hall is a mile across Kensington Gardens. Marble Arch and the start of Oxford Street are just under a mile to the east. Queensway, famous for restaurants offering food from all over the world, is half a mile west. Whiteleys shopping centre, on Queensway, has a cinema, a bowling alley and other entertainment. Trendy Notting Hill is just under a mile west of the hotel. Portobello Road, famous for antiques, is about the same distance. Imperial College, St Mary’s Campus, is half a mile north and houses the Alexander Fleming Museum. London’s West End is easily reached by tube, bus or taxi.
Corus Hotel Hyde Park is in a 200-year-old listed Georgian building. This fine hotel has 389 rooms, two restaurants and several meeting rooms and is ideal for London weekend breaks, corporate travel, business events or as a London wedding venue. Wireless high-speed internet access is complimentary for all Hyde Park Hotel guests. All rooms come with air-conditioning, flat screen TV with multi channels, free Wi-Fi, mini-safe, tea and coffee-making facilities, hairdryer, trouser press with iron, well-lit work space and en-suite bathroom as standard.
Within the hotel is a range of restaurants, dining and leisure facilities. Olio’s Brasserie is a stylish conservatory restaurant overlooking Hyde Park. It offers a seasonal British menu created by the head chef and Malaysian cuisine prepared by the Malaysian chef. Bel Canto Restaurant combines opera and fine dining as all the waiting staff are talented opera singers. The venue offers young singers the chance to interact with the public while performing arias from Verdi, Puccini, Mozart and others. At regular intervals during the evening up to four performers sing between the tables. The hotel also offers afternoon tea in its bar and lounge. You can choose between the traditional Hyde Park Afternoon Tea menu or the Kensington Palace Celebration Tea, which includes a glass of sparkling wine. The hotel has associated restaurants in other parts of London - The Gay Hussar restaurant in Soho - a Hungarian restaurant – and Elena’s L’Etoile French bistro restaurant in Fitzrovia.
The Circle Fitness studio has gym equipment including treadmill, cross runner and bikes. Several machines are equipped with HD TV viewing and iPod compatibility. Complimentary services include towels, mineral water and double-size walk-in shower. Use of the fitness studio is free for guests in executive rooms and a small charge for standard guests.
If you are organising a conference or business meeting, Corus Hotel Hyde Park has a range of facilities and rooms to accommodate most events. The hotel is also an excellent venue for weddings and has dedicated wedding and event co-ordinators.
The hotel also runs regular jazz nights, with a two-course buffet dinner. Every Tuesday and Wednesday evening you can experience live music in the lobby and bar.