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The Pride of Paddington

1-3 Craven Road Paddington, London W2 3BP England
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A traditional English pub beautifully refurbed for 2011. Now offering double, twin, and shared 4, 6 and 8 bed dorms and some female only rooms for the girls to have exclusively. Close to all tourist attractions and not forgetting Hyde Park, Oxford St, Soho, Covent Garden, Notting Hill and Portobello markets. Paddington station (Heathrow Express) is two minutes away and there are four Underground rail stations all within a few minutes walk. Getting around London couldn't be easier. Add to that a major hub for London buses and this is the place to base all your London sightseeing in. We pride ourselves on the safe, clean and fun environment we provide for all our guests at great value for money. Our Traditional pub (downstairs from the hostel) serves excellent freshly cooked food which you can get at a discounted rate, as our guest, using the free book of vouchers issued to you on arrival. The free breakfast is great, no boring continental breakfast - a full cooked English breakfast served down in the bar every day from 8:00-10:00am and you can get a free juice or tea/coffee with that as well. What a great way to start the day!! No curfew 24 hour hot showers Bar & restaurant with discount deals Staff on site 24 hours Free High Speed Internet wi-fi Security Credit card accepted (Not American Express) Lockers in dorms (You will need your own padlock) Secure digital entry CCTV Free complimentary Full English breakfast 24 hour access Free linen Newly refitted and purpose built Iron/Ironing board Free Towel Hire Check in between 14.00 and 23.00 Check out 08:00-10:30 Tourist information and travel advice We take a £20 deposit at check in for linen and keys. At check out this is fully refunded to the guest with the return of both keys and linen. If you need to check out before or after opening hours, please inform one of our team, down in the bar, or at the reception, in advance, so we can arrange your check out and to refund your deposit. Opening hours: Mon-Thurs 08:00-23:30 Friday-Sat 08:00-0.00 Sunday 10:00-22:30 If it is likely that you will be arriving after the reception is closed please inform us of your arrival time by email at least 24 hours in advance so we may give you the night managers phone number so you may be checked in late.
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Property amenities
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
139Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
12Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

I stayed in the twin room (Room 6) and I know I am far older the average guest, but I loved it. When I checked in, the young woman in the hotel reception was very nice and helpful, and took me to my room and...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank pcbdoug
Response from Steve C, Owner at The Pride of PaddingtonResponded 8 March 2018

Dear pcbdoug We're really glad you had a great stay with us and we appreciate the positive comments. We hope you'll come back and see us real soon. PoP team.

Reviewed 1 March 2018

Despite drinking in this area for years this was my first ever visit to this particular public house. Whilst the pub does have a traditional warm feel to it, other aspects fail. I met three friends here and the beer and drinks went down well...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank KTPW12
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

This is a typical British Pub what you can expect in UK. Also the food is standard pub food. The Service People ist very nice. What was not so nice was the stronger fish smell. But after two beer you forget that :-)

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank torbenw628
Reviewed 18 January 2018

This is by far one of the best hostels in London and their prices ain’t bad either. The best part is the pub downstairs and as if that’s not enough you get a discount as a guest of the Pride. The rooms are spacious and...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank RwendobyO
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

For 20 pounds you can get a sleeping place in the shared room. The place is tidy. Nice pub is located downstairs , good English breakfast with drink is included in price. Convenient location. I used to stay there a lot when I was studying...More

Date of stay: November 2017
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garrettkuge
28 March 2018|
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Response from Federico M | Reviewed this property |
I don't you should have any problems for that the place is very friendly and you could send an email to them : this is an email address, TripAdvisor doesn't allow to send them so I write it like that : contact us AT... More
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IndiaSoloScot
8 March 2018|
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Response from Steve C | Property representative |
All guests get a key and a door code to get into the hostel after hours. There is no curfew.
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Response from RwendobyO | Reviewed this property |
Oops sorry for the late reply but no bedding needed they provide everything and they clean the rooms daily
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"Avoid this hotel!"
AA427
3 weeks ago
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"Not a tip for a room, but be sure to take a photo of the door key with your mobile camera"
pcbdoug
7 Mar 2018
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"U don't have opportunity to choose your room.. they allot room on the basis of availibility.."
Rajesh0506
11 Aug 2017
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"I was there for the pub. I don't know about the hotel facilities"
davidh385
24 Mar 2016
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PRICE RANGE
US$20 - US$223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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United KingdomEnglandLondon
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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