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The Paddington Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   28 Gloucester Terrace, London W2 3DH, England (Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate )
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

tiny tiny tiny room... I was expecting the Paddington Bear to show up and claim it was his room! The location is really convenient, but I would not stay here for long stay. You shouldn't stay here if you don't like small environment.

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Joensuu, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is located near Paddington and Lancaster Gate tube stations (less than 5min walk) and there is about 10min walk to Hyde Park or Marble Arch (beginning of Oxford street). There are lot of restaurants nearby. The hotel staff was very friendly and helpfull. The room was equipped with: fridge, fan, phone, iron, tv and safe. A Toilet and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This was a good budget hotel in London - the rooms were spacious but dated, the bathrooms were small but clean. There is no lift so be prepared to walk up and down stairs. Although it only advertises free wifi in the hotel lobby, we were able to access the wifi in our room on the 3rd floor. The reception... More 

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Thessaloniki
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

A budget hotel in a great location, 5 minutes from paddington station. Rooms where pretty good bad on the bad side it was the lack of elevator and that there wasn't wifi in the rooms! Also it was a bit expensive for what you get but a good price for London!

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Eagan, Minnesota, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My husband and I stayed in room 207. The location is great. Two blocks to the Lancaster Gate Underground station, and about a 5 minute walk to Paddington Station. The employees were helpful (directions,etc) and friendly and the continental breakfast is just what you would expect. The hotel is shabby. Our room was very small with a bathroom barely larger... More 

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Cagliari, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

Our room Was in another building, really old and ruined, dirty and with a lot of dust everywhere..... And even no wifi connection, the only good point is the price, but it is at the same level Of 1-2 star hotel

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London, United Kingdom
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I gave this place 4 stars because it was the only hotel I have been to where the rooms were bigger than the photos in the advert. It was clean, plenty of space and very close to the Lancaster Gate tube on the central line. Another good thing about this place was the Swan Pub, a right turn onto the... More 

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Penzance, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We found the location fantastic - Buckingham Palace, Science Museum, Hyde Park, Soho - all within walking distance. The room was basic, but what we expected given the price. Nonetheless, it was clean and comfortable. The staff we're very friendly - we hope the evening receptionist get's a chance to see The Book of Mormon, we do definitely recommend it!

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Given the location, which we chose, this is about right for the price. The exception to the expectation was the staff. They were exceptionally pleasant and helpful. Remarkably so. They seemed to be in my head when it came to my next request. Not a spotless place, but in keeping with similar hotels at this price in this location.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I booked this hotel through Booking .com for my daughter as she needed to be in the area on business . We booked late and the price appeared to have been reduced from around £140 to £ 44. I guess we should have realised, but we thought we had a bit of a bargain given the lateness of the booking... More 

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Address: 28 Gloucester Terrace, London W2 3DH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Bayswater / Notting Hill / Lancaster Gate 
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Paddington Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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