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Situated at the northern edge of Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, the hotel is well placed for exploring the delights of West London. In the Royal Parks are the delightful Serpentine lake, Serpentine Gallery, riding stables, memorial to Princess Diana and Kensington Palace. Hyde Park will be hosting the 2012 Olympics Triathlon and Open Water Swimming events. The Royal Albert Hall is a mile away across Kensington Gardens. Queensway, with restaurants offering international cuisine, is close to the hotel. Whiteleys Shopping Centre is 0.3 miles away. In Notting Hill, half a mile to the west, you can shop in trendy boutiques, visit the Coronet Cinema and the Gate Theatre. Portobello Road (0.7 miles away) offers historic galleries, arcades and antique shops. There are many restaurants near the hotel and it is easy to get a taxi or the tube to London’s shopping areas including Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street. The big theatres and landmarks of London’s West End are also a short taxi ride away and easy to reach by public transport.
Combining Victorian splendour with modern luxuries, the Grand Royale London Hyde Park blends tradition, history and 4-Star amenities. The magnificent building was built in the 1850s and historians believe Edward VII commissioned it as a private residence for his mistress Lilly Langtry. It was designed by French architect Charles Mews, who had recently completed the London Ritz. It became a hotel in 1966 and still offers the refined opulence of the Age of Elegance.
Each guest room is appointed to very high standards. All the bedrooms feature modern furnishings, lighting and technologically advanced equipment to give guests a relaxing and memorable stay. Rooms include high-speed broadband Wi-Fi, flat-screen plasma televisions, luxury toiletries and modern rain showers. Grand Royale London Hyde Park offers a choice of accommodation with an emphasis on style and comfort.
The bedrooms are tastefully designed and stylishly furnished with magnificent bathrooms reflecting the latest trends. Rooms available include deluxe singles, doubles, twins, triple and quad rooms, superior singles, doubles and twin rooms, club singles, doubles and twins, flexible double rooms and club singles, doubles and twins.
The highlight of the Grand Royale London Hyde Park is its ornate theatre bar. It originally consisted of two rooms, the front circular and domed (the auditorium), the second (the stage) rectangular with a proscenium arch between them. Guests can settle into the Edwardian theatre seats for a drink with Venetian glass chandeliers overhead and surrounded by soft red velvet furnishings. The breakfast-only restaurant at the Grand Royale London Hyde Park offers early morning English grandeur. Breakfast is included in the room rate.
The Grand Royale London Hyde Park can also hold functions and events including small business meetings, evening cocktail soirees and family parties. The hotel also offers concierge services.
The 4-Star Grand Royale Hyde Park is 0.1 miles from Queensway Underground station, on the Central Line. Bayswater Underground station, serving the District and Circle Lines, is 0.2 miles away. Paddington mainline railway station is 0.8 miles away and has fast trains to Heathrow Airport as well as trains to Wales and western England. Paddington Underground station is on the Bakerloo, Hammersmith & City, District and Circle lines. Gatwick, London City, Luton and Stansted airports are all within 45 minutes of Central London by train. If you arrive in London on the Eurostar at St Pancras International you can catch the Circle Line. Stations nearby are in Travelcard Zone 1. If you come by car, the area is outside the London Congestion Charge Zone.