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Hyde Park Premier London Paddington is a four-star hotel with a fabulous location just minutes away from Hyde Park and Kensington Palace. Located in an elegant Georgian building, with comfortable contemporary bedrooms and traditional fittings, which complement the surrounding area. This hotel offers a good base for business and leisure travellers, especially with Paddington Station, the terminal for the Heathrow Airport Express Train just a few minutes' walk away.
The hotel has a selection of cosy, stylish rooms, which have all been fully refurbished in recent years. In-room amenities recognise the needs of the modern traveller and encompass a direct dial telephone, complimentary broadband connection, LCD TVs, international plug adaptors, ironing facilities, a hairdryer, complimentary toiletries, coffee and tea making facilities and electronic door locks for extra security. Executive rooms have the advantage of luxurious amenities such as mood lighting and interactive television, so may be worth a splurge for an extra special stay.
Combined with comfortably sized public areas, the hotel's refreshment lounge and restaurant provide a haven for travellers in central London away from the bustling city streets, to relax after a day's sight seeing. The hotel also has a luggage room where guests can store their luggage if they have some time to kill after checking out. There are a number of intriguing and unique eateries nearby if guests wish to eat outside the hotel, including a Russian restaurant called Erebuni, the many authentic Lebanese restaurants in nearby Edgware Road, and a number of Chinese restaurants including Magic Wok and Royal China; for a taste of London's vivid international culture.
The hotel enjoys a fantastic location for seeing the sights in some of London's most exclusive areas. Just a few minutes' walk away lays Hyde Park, the site of the original great exhibition, with a great historical legacy, where Speaker's Corner, Rotten Row and the original site of London's gallows can be seen. You can also take a leisurely horse ride through the park, hire a tennis court, visit The Serpentine Gallery, ride The Serpentine's solar-powered shuttle boat or stop for a picnic. If you want to learn a little about the history of the area, Kensington Palace and Gardens sits on the other side of Hyde Park; with famous residents, including Queen Victoria and Princess Diana, it is a fascinating glimpse into the lives of royals past and present. Anyone who wants to take a few souvenirs back home will be overwhelmed with the choice on offer in London's main shopping thoroughfares. Oxford Street contains over 300 high-street and designer shops including Selfridges Department Store and from there you can access Bond Street and Regent Street, which contain some of the most exclusive designer boutiques in London. The Royal Albert Hall, with its renowned domed building is also within easy walking distance for an inspiring musical performance.
The hotel is easily accessible from Paddington Station where the London Heathrow Express arrives every 15 minutes. You can also access Victoria Station for the Gatwick Express Train and King's Cross St Pancras for the Eurostar Terminal. Queensway and Bayswater Underground stations are both a five-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. A reasonable car park choice is the NCP just a few minutes walk away in Queensway.
Rooms at the Hyde Park Premier are very reasonable for the area, but can be cramped, so guests may prefer an Executive room to ensure a bit more space. Guests should also be aware that Internet in the hotel is free but there is only a broadband connection, so if you prefer a Wi-fi connection, head to the Starbucks a few minutes walk away.