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The Omega Hotel
Ranked #640 of 1,087 Hotels in London
London, United Kingdom
1 review
“Brilliant place to stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014

I work in London and have to stay over for a couple of nights every week. I have stayed at several B&Bs around Paddington before finding the Omega Hotel. This is the only one I wanted to go back to - absolutely brilliant.
Simon and his team are amazingly nice - very friendly, welcoming, polite, helpful and genuinely care about service and quality.
The rooms are a good size, smart modern feel to the hotel, really comfortable beds and always spotlessly clean with small ensuite shower room, again very clean. Basically, this hotel offers everything you need when staying away from home - toiletries, hair dryer, safe, usb charging points, tv and wifi
Tea and coffee is available in reception and breakfast is very good - juice, cereals, tea and coffee, pastries and full English cooked breakfast.
Really happy to recommend this hotel for overnight business trips, short city breaks, or even a longer visit/holiday as it provides excellent value for money. All in all, can’t fault it - a really reliable and very convenient place in which to stay in London.

Room Tip: Rooms at the back are very quiet - no lift but recpetion staff very happy to take your suitcase upst...
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
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St Andrews, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

I've just returned from an overnight stay in this hotel. It is just a short walk from Paddington Station along a busy but safe road. The hotel itself is set back on a tree lined street and is quiet and secure. The staff are very friendly and helpful and the fact that a full breakfast was included was a really positive addition. The rooms are a good size; all we wanted was a place to lay our heads at night after a busy day in London. The bathroom is in a self-contained cubicle which is quite space-age looking. It is clean, reliable and very convenient.

Room Tip: A great location if you are travelling into and from Paddington!
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2014

A very pleasant experience. I booked a single room for just one night through Booking.com. On checking in I asked for a 'quiet room' as I had an interview the next morning; in order to give me the quietest room available Simon (the owner) gave me a complimentary upgrade to room 1, a double on the lower ground floor. Simon is charming and friendly, helpful and informative - providing all kinds of useful information about the local and wider London area.
Room 1 is a modern, spotlessly clean room with everything you need - lovely powerful shower, toiletries, hair dryer, safe, usb charging points, tv, wifi and free tea and coffee (in reception). Comfortable bed for a great night's sleep.
The area is really pleasant and convenient - 2 mins from Paddington station, lots of bars, restaurants, shops etc hotel is on a busy, but tree-lined street, a beautiful Victorian buidling that has been stylishly refurbished.
Breakfast was very nice - juice, cereals, tea n coffee, pastries - very friendly staff offering all variations of the full English cooked breakfast.
I would highly recommend this hotel for overnight business trips, short city breaks, or even a longer visit/holiday as it provides excellent value for money.

Room Tip: Room 1 is on the lower ground floor - very quiet, but no mobile phone signal.
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2014 via mobile

Lovely, clean room. Basic but perfectly formed for 3 day stay in london. Great location as a base; 2 minute walk to Paddington station, close to Hyde park & Oxford Street. Nice, quiet street - felt safe. Nice breakfast- bacon, fried egg, beans, tomato, toast & selection of cereals. Staff were polite & friendly. Capsule bathroom, limited space for a larger person. Would definitely stay again.

Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2014

Recently re-furbished. Very clean, smart, modern. The staff seem to genuinely care about service and quality. Free wi-fi. Complimentary water and coffee in reception. Lovely little independent hotel. Stylish decor in the rooms.
Small rooms, but ideal for a city break.
Great value for money. And close to lots of restaurants, pubs and Paddington station.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled on business
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Immingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014

Sussex Gardens is a busy road but is lined with trees and feels pleasant.
The Omega is in a very good neighbourhood with many shops, pubs, restaurants, cafes and transport links nearby.
The hotel is small but is no worse for that. The interior has recently been refurbished and the decor, carpet and furniture are all new. There is still an aroma of new carpet!
The rooms are small but have everything that is needed for a comfortable stay. There was a flat screen TV attached to the wall with a good selection of Freeview channels.
There are no tea and coffee-making facilities in the room but a cuppa could be made in the foyer and taken to the room.
The bed was comfortable and the shower 'room', although tiny, was adequate. Some toiletries were supplied but a hand towel as well as a bath towel would have been appreciated......
The English breakfast served (by a very pleasant lady) in the basement breakfast room was perfectly cooked and provided a good start to the day. There are also cereals available and as much toast as required.
The front desk staff were friendly and proved knowledgable about the area and the intricacies of travelling in London.
We ate at the Monkey Puzzle (pub) across the road from the hotel and were happy with the food and the ambience - more of a 'local' than a city pub. A good pasta meal can also be had at Mimo's Italian Cafe Bar on London Street (next to Sussex Gardens).
Paddington Station is not far away and we discovered that if you walk through the station concourse there is a canal towpath which provides a very pleasant walk to London Zoo (about 40 or 50 minutes walk) and Camden.
There is no lift in the hotel and an offer of help with the cases up to the third floor would have been appreciated.....
In conclusion, The Omega provides good, clean and value for money facilities. We would not hesitate to stay again when visiting the capital.

Room Tip: The rooms at the front may be noisy - our room (10) was at the back and very quiet.
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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london
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2014

I had a really great stay here, they have updated it since my last visit and the new decor is very stylish and modern. It is very close to transport links to the tube and Paddington station and there are plenty of places to eat and drink nearby.

Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Property: The Omega Hotel
Address: 136 Sussex Gardens, London W2 1UB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #640 of 1,087 Hotels in London
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — The Omega Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Omega Hotel is a Victorian grade II listed building set in a tree lined avenue in the heart of London, close to Hyde park, Paddington station and Oxford street. This family owned hotel has recently undergone full renovations to a high standard. The Omega offers very attractive and comfortable accommodation for both the business traveller and holidaymaker at competitive prices making it excellent value for money. Inside the Omega you will find the staff and service to be friendly, courteous and hospitable. All the bedrooms at The Omega Hotel are non smoking and are well appointed with private bathroom with shampoo/conditioner, shower gel and soap. Each bedroom has digital television with Freeview channels, telephone and high speed WiFi internet connection. Hairdryers, international plug adaptors and iron/ironing boards are available on request at reception. The hotel can offer a wide choice of accommodation including single rooms (1 single bed), double rooms (1 double bed) and triple rooms (1 double bed and 1 single bed), all of which are serviced daily. The Omega Hotel provides as additional security a personal electronic room key card and 24 hour reception. Excellent support services including photocopying, free boarding pass and ticket printing and a free internet station are available at Reception. Breakfast at the Omega is served from 7am - 9am and consists of a continental breakfast with a wide selection of cereals, bakery, cheeses, cold meats, fresh fruit, yogurts, jams and juices all served in a bright and cheerful dining room. We look forward to welcoming you to The Omega Hotel. ... more   less 
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