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"Budget bed and breakfast hotel in the heart of London"
Griffin House Hotel is a good value 2-Star B&B hotel close to the centre of London, which is ideal if you are sightseeing or on business. Yet, despite being close to London’s major tourist attractions, shops and entertainment, the hotel itself is situated on a quiet street where you can take a break from the rapid life of the city and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee in one of the local cafes.
Staff at Griffin House Hotel offer guests a friendly, warm reception. Most bedrooms have en-suite facilities and are tastefully decorated. All the guest rooms have a direct-dial telephone, a colour TV with Sky satellite channels and free Wi-Fi internet access. Single rooms at the B&B have a single bed, shared toilet facilities and accommodate a single person. The double rooms are fully en-suite and accommodate two people. Twin rooms, with two single beds, are also en-suite, as are the triple rooms, which have a double bed and a single bed. Room service is available. Towels and bedding are changed and rooms are cleaned regularly.
Hotel facilities and services include a hairdryer available at the reception, free Wi-Fi, wake-up calls, luggage storage, Sky satellite TV channels, central heating, laundry and ironing services (charged), 24-hour reception, safety deposit box at the front desk and electric adaptors available at reception. Dry cleaning can be arranged. There is also a travel and ticket purchasing desk which offers tourist information. The staff are efficient and multilingual. They can answer queries about London and know the area well so they can give directions, order taxis and provide a map of the London area.
"Low prices and special deals to meet a variety of travellers’ needs"
The hotel is happy to offer special deals and special offers for quiet periods. Discounted rates are available for long-term guests. With room prices that are low, this small hotel is can help travellers stay in London on a budget whether they are on a business trip, a short city break, a romantic getaway or a long-awaited family holiday.
The hotel is in the heart of London, close to Marble Arch, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. 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 little to the east. Imperial College, St Mary’s Campus, lies north of the B&B and houses the Alexander Fleming Museum. Further north you can explore the canal areas of Paddington Basin and Little Venice. Madame Tussauds and the Planetarium are within walking distance. The rest of London’s attractions can all be quickly and easily reached from Marble Arch tube station via London’s extensive and efficient underground network. In the immediate vicinity of the hotel are shops, cafes and restaurants.
"Very close to Marble Arch tube station and Paddington railway station"
Griffin House is conveniently situated within a five-minute walk of Marble Arch Underground station, which is between Lancaster Gate and Bond Street stations on the Central Line, and is in Travelcard Zone 1. The B&B is only a 10-minute walk from Paddington station, which is a major mainline rail terminus and also on the Underground, serving the District, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Bakerloo Underground Lines. From Paddington mainline station you can catch an express train to Heathrow Airport as well as getting trains to Wales and the west of England. The hotel is inside the London Congestion Charge Zone for cars.