I stayed at the hotel for nine days, and the overall experience was very good. The reviews were better than the reality. The room was smaller than I imagined (I have stayed in London hotels before) and there wasn't much walking room. The upside is that there were drawers for my clothes. The backboard of the bed was spotted with water marks and the carpet, while vacuumed, was still dingy and stained in places.
The view from my window was of rooftops akin to those in Mary Poppins and was nice at first but I would have liked to have seen more variety. The neighborhood was quiet, and very close to Paddington station, but was nothing special.
There wasn't an actual bar, but an 'honor bar' where you write down what you consumed and I suppose your room number to be charged later. I am not a bartender and was uncomfortable trying to make my own drink. The concierge was very nice and always greeted me when I left or came back. The wi fi vouchers were only good for a few days and were often bogged down by users so you couldn't log on. The TV was small too.
I will be looking for another hotel for my next stay in London, since the price was not really worth the experience.More
- Free Wifi
- Breakfast included