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This 3-Star classic hotel is in one of the most pleasant locations if you want to stay in West London at a reasonable price and is be close to transport links. It is easy to get to Parkwood Hotel if you arrive by plane at Heathrow Airport, as the Heathrow Express train takes just 16 minutes to get to Paddington Station, which is 0.7 miles from the hotel. It is a five-minute taxi ride to the hotel from the station or a short bus journey on routes 36, 23, 436, 159 or 7. Paddington is also on the Underground and serves the District, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Bakerloo Underground Lines. Marble Arch Underground station is 0.2 miles from the hotel and is on the Central Line. Stations in the area are in Travelcard Zone 1. It is also simple to get to Central London from Gatwick, Luton, Stansted and London City airports by train, tube or bus. From Luton airport, the Greenline Bus offers a low-cost travel option to the hotel. If you want to be collected from an airport by minicab, Parkwood staff can make arrangements to meet you at the airport arrivals hall with a personal sign, help you with your luggage and bring you straight to the hotel by private car. The price depends on the number of travellers, the amount of luggage and the distance. If you drive, you can park on single yellow line in Connaught Street, a two-minute walk from the hotel. This is free from 6.30pm - 8.30am and offers metered parking at other times. The area is outside the London Congestion Charge Zone.
Parkwood Hotel, London
In a delightful part of West London known locally as Connaught Village, Parkwood Hotel is very close to Marble Arch, which is on the corner of Hyde Park, by Speaker’s Corner. Within Hyde Park is the Serpentine lake and lovely Italian gardens. It connects with Kensington Gardens, in which lies Kensington Palace. Oxford Street with its famous shops and the illustrious Park Lane begin just 0.2 miles from the hotel. Bond Street and Regent Street are also within striking distance. Nearby museums and galleries are the Wallace Collection with displays of fine art, furniture, porcelain, arms and armour (0.6 miles away), the Lisson Gallery (0.7 miles away), Handel House Museum (0.8 miles away) and the Royal Academy of Arts (1.2 miles). Buckingham Palace, where you can watch the Changing of the Guard ceremony, is a 1.5 mile walk south across Hyde Park and Green Park. Hyde Park will host the triathlon and open water swimming events for the 2012 Olympics. London’s West End, with theatres, entertainment and famous landmarks, is easy to get to by public transport or taxi.
In a beautiful Grade II listed Regency townhouse, Parkwood Hotel offers comfortable rooms at prices that are good value for this area. Bedrooms include singles and twin rooms with and without showers, double rooms with en-suite facilities, triple rooms with and without showers and family rooms with en-suite facilities. The family rooms consist of a double room plus an interconnecting twin-bed room. All the guest accommodation includes TV, radio, tea/coffee-making equipment, phone, safe and fans in summer if required. Children under three years old can stay at the hotel with their parents free of charge.
There is a lounge for the use of guests, which has a computer with free internet access. Room rates include an English breakfast consisting of a choice of cereals, fruit juices, tea and coffee, toast, jams, marmalade and honey, eggs (fried, scrambled and poached), grilled bacon, sausages, tomatoes and baked beans.
Guests are welcome to store luggage at reception if they arrive before their room is ready as well as after check-out.