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This classic hotel is 0.3 miles from Paddington Underground and mainline railway stations. From Heathrow Airport you can catch an express train to Paddington. Trains from Wales and western England also arrive at Paddington station. Paddington tube station is on the Bakerloo, Hammersmith & City, District and Circle Underground Lines. Lancaster Gate tube station, on the Central Line, is 0.4 miles away. These stations are in Travelcard Zone 1. Gatwick, Luton, Stansted and London City Airport are all less than 45 minutes from Central London stations by train. If you arrive at St Pancras International on the Eurostar, you can also connect with the Circle Line. Several buses stop near the hotel with routes to London stations and landmarks. For drivers, Normandie Hotel is easily accessible from the M40 and M4. The area is outside the London Congestion Charge Zone.
Normandie Hotel, London
A wide variety of London attractions and well-known establishments are within easy reach of Normandie Hotel. Imperial College London, St Mary’s Campus, is 0.1 mile from the hotel and the Alexander Fleming Museum is just behind it. Very close to that Paddington Basin waterside office development. You can join the canal towpath for a lovely half-mile walk to Little Venice, where the Paddington Arm of the Grand Union Canal meets the Regents Canal. There you will find the Puppet Theatre Barge, Cascade Floating Art Gallery, Waterside Cafe and Warwick Castle pub. You can follow the towpath on to Regents Park, London Zoo and Camden Lock with its trendy market (2.6 miles from the hotel). The Sherlock Holmes Museum is 0.9 miles away, close to Regents Park.
Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens lie 0.4 miles south of the Hotel. You can stroll around the Serpentine lake to the Serpentine Gallery. Kensington Palace is just over a mile across the park. Marble Arch, opposite Speakers’ Corner in Hyde Park, is 0.7 miles away. Oxford Street, with its famous stores, begins at Marble Arch and it is easy to get into the West End for theatres, sightseeing and nightlife via tube or bus. Queensway, a cosmopolitan street in Bayswater with restaurants offering tempting food from all over the world, is a mile away. It is also home to multi-storey Whiteleys Shopping Centre, with a cinema, a bowling alley and shops. Casinos close to the hotel include the Grosvenor Victoria Casino, 0.3 miles away. There are also plenty of cafes, pubs and restaurants in the immediate vicinity.
Situated in Sussex Gardens, a pleasant street of Victorian houses and hotels, the newly refurbished Normandie Hotel is in a 19th century building with plenty of period charm. Inside it offers clean and comfortable accommodation at value-for-money prices. The hotel has been run by the same family since 1970 and prides itself on offering warm, friendly hospitality. The guest rooms are tastefully decorated and have new en-suite facilities as well as comfortable beds, colour TVs with CNN news and satellite channels including French, Italian, Spanish, German and Greek programmes. Single bedrooms, double rooms for one or two people, twin rooms with two single beds and triple rooms with one double bed and one single bed are available. Children are made very welcome. Hairdryers, irons and ironing boards can be supplied on request. Full English breakfast is served every morning in the dining room.
The hotel owner speaks Italian, French, German and Greek and staff are happy to help guests with information about what they can do or see during their stay in London. Seasonal and long-term discounts are available and charged parking spaces can be reserved.