We stayed on Saturday 10th Nov 2012 and asked to see the room first. We were refused and told we must check in first. Just as well otherwise we would have left. The room was a double room but only just. Apart from the bed there was about 18" spare all around it and it was very difficult for 2 people to move around or get dressed. The room was clean but the toilet and shower cubicle was very small and cramped.
When we checked in the room was very cold and the staff said the heating did not come on in all the hotel until later in the afternoon. It was only after further complaints that we were given a heater.
We looked up the hotel on the internet before going and we were looking forward to going. That rapidly changed when we got into the room so don't believe the pictures!
The breakfast was adequate if limited and the breakfast staff were efficient and helpful.
There was a fault with the automatic front door which opened and then stopped causing people to walk into it.
We were only booked in for 1 night, thank goodness.
We paid £88 for 1 night and last year we only paid a few more pounds for a much better room in a more central location. Perhaps Rememberence Sunday had something to do with bookings but WE WOULD NOT GO AGAIN or Recommend it.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Affordable and convenient Central London Hotel. Location: Our Paddington hotel is situated in the midst of the peaceful tree-lined avenue of Sussex Gardens close to Marble Arch and Kensington Gardens. The budget (do we need to say this at this stage?) hotel is served by the Heathrow Express, with excellent transport links. Paddington underground and Main line stations, Lancaster Gate station and Hyde Park are a 3 minute walk away. We offer 15-minute transit times to Heathrow International Airport by Heathrow Express. Westpoint hotel offers easy access to London’s top tourist attractions and landmarks including the Royal Albert Hall, Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, the Houses of Parliament, Madame Tussauds. If you are a shopping fan we offer easy access to Westfield Shopping Centres in West London and Stratford, Oxford Street, Bond Street, boutiques in Carnaby Street and Nottinghill. Enjoy breathtaking skyline views from the London Eye and enjoy the nightlife in Piccadilly and Leicester Square as well London’s west end offering theatre and performance venues. There is always a good time to visit London. With a packed calendar from international concerts, exhibitions, carnivals to sporting events and local attractions including horse riding in Hyde Park. The London Tourist hop-on and hop-off bus is right on our door step offering an excellent opportunity for sight-seeing at your leisure. If you are looking for hotels with easy access to central London, budget hotels in Paddington or hotels near Hyde Park, the Central London Hotel, Westpoint Hotel is your premier choice. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Westpoint Hotel London, England