Hotel Features. The hotel's sunny, yellow-and-white façade features a portico topped with flags and a traditional balustrade. Renovated in 2003, the contemporary lobby displays clocks set to London and New York City time zones. This hotel offers continental breakfasts each morning for a fee. The Lancaster Bar, located off the lobby, offers bijou-chair seating and chrome-and-teal upholstered bar stools. The bar serves a selection of teas, coffees, wines and spirits. Business amenities include photocopy and fax services, and wireless Internet access is available in the lobby and in the bar.
Guestrooms. This hotel offers 74 guestrooms located on six floors served by elevators. Rooms feature differing layouts. Beds are dressed with white cotton linens. Breezes circulate through windows that open. Wireless Internet access is available for a fee. Rooms contain in-room safes and televisions. Select rooms provide bathrooms with showers only.
Expert Tip. The area surrounding the hotel holds historic and recreational interest. This property is positioned nine blocks from the Princess Diana Memorial Walk. J.M. Barrie, of Peter Pan fame, is honored with a statue that stands just within the perimeter of Hyde Park, located 650 yards away. The hotel stands opposite a traditional garden square, where local residents congregate with family and friends.
Triple/Family Room: One double bed and one twin bed or three twin beds. Desk-size work surface. Ample mirrors. Stall shower in bathroom. Other features: wireless Internet access (surcharge); in-room safe.
Club Double Room: One double or two twin beds. Larger than other rooms and more recently renovated. Separate bathtub and shower. Desk-size work space. Ample mirrors. Other features: wireless Internet access (surcharge); in-room safe.
Standard Double Room: One double bed or two twin beds. Features: satellite TV, desk-size work surface and chair, ample mirrors, international direct-dial phone, in-room safe, wireless Internet access (surcharge), coffee/tea maker.
Leisure Double Room: One double bed. Features: satellite TV, desk-size work surface and chair, ample mirrors, international direct-dial phone, in-room safe, wireless Internet access (surcharge), coffee/tea maker.
All rates for this room type are 100% non-refundable.
From London Heathrow Airport:
Approximate distance to the hotel is 27 miles (43 kilometres).
From London Gatwick Airport:
Approximate distance to the hotel is 52 miles (84 kilometres).
Getting there. This hotel is located in the Paddington district, 300 metres south of Paddington Station. Express trains serve both airports into the center of London, for transfers to taxis or the Underground. The closest Underground station is Paddington. Taxis are best hailed from Praed Street, two blocks north of the hotel.
Getting around. The hotel lies outside the zone where new tolls apply for driving into central London and parking facilities are located nearby.
London charges congestion zone fees within clearly marked areas of city. Those who operate vehicles within these zones are assessed daily fees that apply Mondays through Fridays.
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- High Speed Internet Elevator/lift
- Dry cleaning service Internet public area - wireless
- Luggage storage Internet public area - surcharge
- Children stay free Business services
Room Amenities: , , • Pay movies • Cribs (infant beds) available • Window opens • Trouser press • Extra towels/bedding • Multi-line phone • Cable/satellite TV • Non-smoking rooms
Paddington Station - 300 metres | Heathrow Express Train - 300 metres | Hyde Park - 3 blocks | Little Venice - 1.0 kilometre (0.5 mile) | Oxford Street - 1.0 kilometre (0.5 mile) | West End Theatres - 1.5 kilometres (1.0 mile) | Regent's Park - 1.5 kilometres (1.0 mile) | Knightsbridge - 1.5 kilometres (1.0 mile) | Houses of Parliament - 2.5 kilometres (1.5 miles) | The London Eye - 3.0 kilometres (2.0 miles)
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