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Novotel London Paddington
Ranked #252 of 1,078 Hotels in London
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

We stayed in this hotel for 5 nights this last july. The hotel and the area are very quiet. We found the hotel very good. Comfortable, nice modern rooms. Very good service, staff helpful. The hotel is located near the paddington station and it is easy to get everywhere.There are some good resataurants nearby for dinner and the restaurant in the hotel is good too.The price is reasonable, really value for money. We will come again.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
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novotelpaddington, General Manager at Novotel London Paddington, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2012

Many thanks for posting such a positive review of the hotel.
I am delighted to read you enjoyed your stay in London and I hope you will return soon,

Kind regards,

Guillaume Rapin

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Reviewed September 24, 2012

We chose this hotel for an overnight stay as it is near Paddington Station. Looking on a map the location is near a major road and the railway lines and we expected some noise. The windows have triple glazing and we didn't hear a thing.
The hotel is located in a new office area. There is an easy walk to the station - it took us 15 minutes at an age related stroll to each the main concourse pulling two small suitcases. No roads to cross.
We did not use the restaurant or bar at the hotel so cannot comment. Would use this hotel again for an early start or late arrival at Paddington.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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novotelpaddington, General Manager at Novotel London Paddington, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2012

Many thanks for taking the time to review the hotel and for the positive feedback.
I am glad to read you had a pleasant stay with us and you particularly enjoyed the soundproofing of the rooms.

I hope to welcome you again very soon,

Kind regards,

Guillaume Rapin

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Reviewed September 19, 2012

Stayed for a couple of nights during paralympics, about 5-8mins along pleasant canalside walk from Paddington u/ground ( so good connections to anywhere in london). Usual clean comfortable novotel standard, very quiet despite being over railway line. Nice pool, about 8m long so good for a sunday morning splash with the kids. Restuarants/bars 2-3 mins walk away. Only gripe is that when booked no option to include breakfast and to pay at hotel was £15 per adult. Having said that as an basic loyalty card holder got about 30% off rate so good value never the less. Will definately stay again.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with family
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novotelpaddington, General Manager at Novotel London Paddington, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2012

Many thanks for taking the time to write a review about the hotel.
I am pleased to read you had a very pleasant stay with us and that you even had time to make use of the pool.

I look forward to welcoming you again soon,

Kind regards,

Guillaume Rapin

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Reviewed September 17, 2012

Very nice, well-equipped room, comfortable bed, clean and well-fitted bathroom, nice linen and towels. The road outside looks busy, but the hotel must have excellent double glazing, as it was really quiet. The main feature is the really good location near Bankside, and I will use the hotel again.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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novotelpaddington, General Manager at Novotel London Paddington, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2012

Thank you for taking the time to post a review and to compliment us about the hotel and facilities.
I am really pleased to read you had an excellent stay and I look forward to welcoming you again soon,

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Guillaume Rapin

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Reviewed September 13, 2012

We stayed for 2 nights and we were pleasantly surprised to find a reasonably priced London hotel with modern, comfortable rooms and really good service. I booked because of good Trip Advisor reviews and because it has a pool- which my husband used several times.
We had room service the first night- It did take a little time to place the order because the order taker spoke heavily accented English, and we are from New Zealand, so our accent was probably not the easiest for her!!!! However, the food arrived promptly and was tasty.
Our room overlooked the small garden and railway lines and busy road at the back of the hotel- if there was any noise it didn't disturb us on either night. The bed was roomy and comfortable.
My only negative comment would be about the tiny bathroom- it looks very well designed and clean, but the tile floor gets wet very quickly just from opening the shower door. There are rails to hang the towels, but despite the hotel's plea to save the planet and use your towels more than once , they don't dry well in such a small space.( the towels were changed daily without a problem)
However that's all small beer really, because we thought this was a value for money London hotel with refreshingly good service and staff who did want to answer your questions. I would definitely recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
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novotelpaddington, General Manager at Novotel London Paddington, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2012

Thank you very much for taking the time to post a review about your recent stay with us.

I am delighted to read you enjoyed your time with us and that the team made you feel welcome and was eager to answer any of your requests.

I am also glad your husband was able to make use of the pool. I would definitely recommend to anyone staying with us to pack a swimsuit!

I hope you will stay with us again when next visiting London,

Kind regards

Guillaume Rapin

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Reviewed September 13, 2012

Just needed a one-night place to stay after flying in from Heathrow and heading out on a train the next morning. This hotel is just a block away from Paddington station - just takes a bit of orientation to figure out the best way to leave the station and get to the hotel - especially with some construction going on. The hotel was pretty pricey- then again - its London. No extras, though - breakfast was almost 20 pounds if you wanted to add it on and additional charge for wi-fi, too. For a place that seems to be for the business traveler, I might have expected a little more ease or packaging of these services. Friendly staff and good place if you're in need of a nice place to rest in this area.

  • Stayed: August 2012, traveled with friends
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novotelpaddington, General Manager at Novotel London Paddington, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2012

Many thanks for your review about your recent stay with us.

The hotel is indeed very close to Paddington station and the easiest way to get to it is to leave the station by the exit at the top of the stairs alongside platform 8.
You then just need to follow the canal towards Sheldon square and the hotel is at the top of the street.

I look forward to welcoming you again soon,

Kind regards,

Guillaume Rapin

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Reviewed September 13, 2012

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with friends
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novotelpaddington, General Manager at Novotel London Paddington, responded to this reviewResponded September 22, 2012

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Additional Information about Novotel London Paddington

Address: Sheldon Square 3 Kingdom Street, London W2 6BD, England
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Location: United Kingdom > England > London > Paddington / Maida Vale
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#28 Green Hotel in London
#109 Family Hotel in London
#187 Luxury Hotel in London
#215 Romantic Hotel in London
#237 Business Hotel in London
Price Range: $143 - $344 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Novotel London Paddington 4*
Number of rooms: 206
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The 4 star Novotel London Paddington is in the Paddington Central area, easily accessible by public transport and a few minutes' walk from Paddington Station (15 minute link to Heathrow Airport and great connection to all parts of London with 4 tube lines). Enjoy a shopping spree on Oxford Street or take a leisurely stroll to Hyde Park and Kensington Palace. All 206 rooms have free Wifi access and satellite TV. Our Elements restaurant and bar also offer a relaxed dining and drinking experience. The hotel has a swimming pool, sauna and fitness room for you to unwind after a long day exploring London. You can as well use our concierge services to book your tickets for the best West End shows or for numerous attractions. ... more   less 
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