London is an expensive city, and when it comes to choosing your accommodation, finding a hotel offering good value for money is a tough challenge.
We’ve tried to make it easier for you by hand-picking five of the best located close to Paddington in Central London, with our choices based on price, location and guest reviews. Here’s our list.
From £87/ night
For a budget option, Tune Hotel is a great choice. Located in the heart of Paddington, the hotel is just a 10-minute walk from some of London’s finest attractions, including the vast green space of Hyde Park. Guest rooms feature an en-suite bathroom with a shower, as well as air conditioning/heating, while some rooms offer accessibility. Elsewhere in the hotel, there’s luggage storage and a 24-hour front desk, while just moments from the front door are numerous bars and shops, plus a supermarket a quick walk away.
From £121/ night
Just a 15-minute walk from Paddington Station, WInrose Hotel is ideal for those arriving into London via Heathrow Airport. All rooms have a flat-screen TV, a radio and tea/coffee making facilities, while most feature an en-suite bathroom with a shower. Guests can enjoy breakfast every morning in the dining area. The hotel also offers breakfast each morning and free WiFi. As for local attractions, you’ll be spoilt for choice, with the shops of Oxford Street just short stroll away and the world famous Madame Tussauds wax museum not much further.
From £179/ night
This stylish hotel is just 200 yards from Paddington Station and will satisfy those seeking luxurious touches, including iMacs for guests to use in the lobby area and a fitness suite. Light and airy rooms feature LCD TVs with pay movies, mini-bars and safes, as well as seating areas, work desks and free WiFi. Up to two children aged 0-16 can stay free with breakfast when sharing a room with adults, while families also have access to video games, baby equipment, a healthy children’s menu and late check-out on Sundays. Hyde Park and Lord’s Cricket Ground are a 15-minute walk away.
From £142/ night
Ideally positioned just 250 yards from Paddington Station, this well-appointed mid-range hotel offers excellent value for money along with a convenient location for enjoying all that London has to offer. Modern, colourfully furnished guest rooms boast free WiFi, air-conditioning and tea and coffee making facilities, as well as hairdryers and complimentary toiletries. In the mornings, guests can enjoy continental breakfasts and there are numerous bars and restaurants within a 5-minute walk away. As for cultural attractions, The Natural History Museum can be reached via a casual 30-minute walk through the scenic Hyde Park.
From £183/ night
Another fine choice for those wanting to push the boat out a little, the Indigo Hotel offers indulgent afternoon teas and boutique bedrooms with interesting wall art, all in the heart of Paddington.
Guest rooms also feature an interactive TV, free Wi-Fi and an iPod dock, while luxurious bathrooms house a lavish rain shower. An on-site restaurant, London Street Brasserie, serves a creative British menu, featuring quality local produce and exclusive wines. Guests can also enjoy traditional tea and cake on the terrace, or in the colourful cafe dining room, while other notable amenities include a 24-hour modern fitness centre with flat-screen TVs. The glamorous districts of Knightsbridge and Notting Hill are both within walking distance.