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Darlington Hyde Park
"General review: A gem close to Paddington. Handy for Lancaster Gate tube too.

Date visited: 2010-02-27 ..." More

Classic Hotel
"There is a saying 'you get what you pay for'and this hotel has to be the one it was made for. On arrival the reception staff whilst very friendly tried ..." More

Darlington Hyde Park
"Good Points: Wonderful location. large room, good value for money Bad Points: Not really any. bathroom was showing a some wear and tear but was overall very clean General review: Highly recommend ..." More

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Paddington is best known for its mainline station. It was here, according to children's author Michael Bond, that his appropriately named character Paddington Bear arrived in London from Peru. To commemorate this fictitious event, a bronze statue of the much-loved bear stands in the station. Another author, station regular Agatha Christie, set one of her mysteries on the "4.50 From Paddington". The station is a Grade I-listed structure designed by Brunel and opened in 1854. Recently, it has survived the threat of redevelopment, and although some modernisation is still intended, Westminster City Council insists that any plans must "preserve and enhance" the protected buildings. Paddington's Heathrow Express provides a fast journey to the airport, and other lines serve the West Country and South Wales. The district of Paddington is also famous for the top-security Paddington Green police station and St Mary's Hospital, where visitors can relive the discovery of penicillin in the Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum. Local arts attractions include the Mark Jason Gallery, the Lisson Gallery, the Plus One Plus Two Galleries and the Trinity Arts Centre, while the nearby Connaught Village centre, with its art galleries, designer shops and beauty salons, has a little something for everyone.




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Hilton Paddington
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Marylebone Dance Studio
Paddington Green Primary School


Dylan House Hotel
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Hilton Paddington (0.09 miles)

Hilton Paddington

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The Hilton Paddington , original opened in 1854 by Prince Albert, is a magnificent Victorian building and is set to become one of London's most elegant and desirable hotels. Superbly located ... More

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Belvedere Hotel (0.11 miles)

Belvedere Hotel

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Built originally in the 1850's, this elegant Victorian listed building is ideally situated within a minutes walk from Paddington train and underground station, therefore all the top attractions are in very ... More

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Ashley hotel (0.13 miles)

Ashley hotel

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The Ashley Hotel is a 54-bedrooms hotel comprising three elegant Victorian townhouses. It is situated in the very heart of London, but has the added bonus of being located in ... More

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Stylotel (0.15 miles)


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A 21st century state-of-the-art property within two 19th century townhouses, with ultra-modern, contemporary rooms. excellently located, this is London's most affordable hip hotel!

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Olympic House (0.16 miles)

Olympic House

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Being just refurbished to the highest standard, Flat screens in rooms and Air Condition in most of the rooms, this 3* superior hotel ALL BRAND NEW is just the right ... More

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Abbey Court Hotel (0.16 miles)

Abbey Court Hotel

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Pleasant central location convenient for all major sights, museums and theatres and just 2 minutes walk to Heathrow express and Paddington station close to all shopping districts offering comfortable clean ... More

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Shaftesbury Premier London Paddington (0.17 miles)

Shaftesbury Premier London Paddington

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Only 2 minutes from Paddington station, Hyde Park and close to Lancaster Road and Bayswater Road, this 4-star hotel has a convenient but quiet location in a private terrace. Quietly set back ... More

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Normandie Hotel (0.17 miles)

Normandie Hotel

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Set in a renovated Victorian townhouse, this family-run hotel is ideally located close to Hyde Park and within walking distance of Paddington bus, rail, Heathrow Express and underground stations. Each morning the ... More

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The Shaftesbury Metropolis London Hyde Park (0.19 miles)

The Shaftesbury Metropolis London Hyde Park

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Shaftesbury Metropolitan London Hyde Park Hotel enjoys a peacefull setting within an area known as Sussex Gardens in Paddington. It is within close promximity to the major cultural and commercial ... More

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Adare Hotel (0.19 miles)

Adare Hotel

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Located in the heart of London, the Adare Hotel offers quality accommodation at highly competitive rates. Recommended by British Airways, the Adare adheres to the highest standards in terms of accommodation ... More

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