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This budget hotel is good base from which to explore London. Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are 0.3 miles from the Metro. 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 were held.
Hyde Park Riding School is close to the hotel. 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 mile east. Queensway, a cosmopolitan street famous for restaurants offering food from all over the world, lies half a mile to the west.
On Queensway you will also find Whiteleys Shopping Centre, with a cinema, a bowling alley and other entertainment as well as shops. Notting Hill, which hosts the Notting Hill Carnival every summer, is a mile west of the hotel. Imperial College, St Mary’s Campus, lies 0.3 miles north and houses the Alexander Fleming Museum. Further north you can explore the canal areas of Paddington Basin and Little Venice. London’s West End is easily reached by tube, bus or taxi. In the immediate vicinity of the hotel are shops, restaurants and an internet cafe.
Metro Hotel is in a quiet street near a garden square and is a comfortable place to stay at an affordable price. Offering budget accommodation, refurbished to modern standards, the hotel has 14 guest rooms. These include single bedrooms with shared bathroom, doubles with shared bathroom, twin rooms with shared bathroom, double rooms with en-suite facilities, triples with en-suite facilities and quad en-suite rooms.
The bedrooms contain flat screen Freeview televisions, tea/coffee-making equipment, electronic security safes, fridges, hair dryers, direct dial telephones and alarm clocks on request. Guests can enjoy free wireless internet. Room rates include continental breakfast. Children under four can stay free of charge when using existing beds
The hotel has a 24-hour front desk, safety deposit box, heating and luggage storage. Services available include breakfast brought to bedrooms, tour desk, fax and photocopying.
Staff at the hotel are happy to book tickets for West End theatres, sports events, transport and tourist attractions for guests. Pick up/drop off airport taxi transfers can be arranged. Free maps with discounts and information about things to do in London as well as bus and train timetables can be supplied.
Situated in elegant Bayswater, 14-bedroom Metro Hotel is just north of London’s Hyde Park and has excellent transport links. It is 0.2 miles from Paddington station. Paddington mainline railway station has frequent, fast trains to and from Heathrow Airport. Trains from Wales and western England also terminate there. Paddington tube station serves the District, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Bakerloo Underground Lines.
From Gatwick Airport you can catch a fast train to Victoria station, then take the Circle Line. If you arrive in London on the Eurostar at St Pancras International you can also connect with the Circle Line. Luton, Stansted and London City airports are all within 45 minutes of Central London by train. The hotel is 0.3 miles from Lancaster Gate station, on the Central Line. Stations in the area are in Travelcard Zone 1. If you are driving, the M25, M40, M4 and M1 motorways are easy to reach. Craven Road is outside the London Congestion Charge Zone for cars and there are charged car parks in the area.