US$147 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in 6 Sep 2015 Check-out 7 Sep 2015

Mercure London Paddington

4 stars
View map of 144 Praed Street, Paddington, LONDON, W2 1HU

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.1
out of 5
14 reviews
Comfortable hotel, very conveniently situated

I -- and various members of my family -- always stay in this hotel when we are in London. As we... See full review

  • JennyD
  • 18 Jul 2015
Great value in a fabulous location

We had a (tiny) standard double. Room was very modern and clean. We didn't get the breakfast buffet... See full review

  • PollyPocket
  • 30 Nov 2014
Surrounded by numerous tourist attractions and entertainment venues, Mercure London Paddington Hotel is the perfect lodging choice for holiday getaways, family vacations or unique corporate trip. Guests can tour some of the popular sights of the city namely Harrods and Royal Albert Hall that are found within 2 kilometres from the hotel. The world famous museums such as Madame Tussauds, home to an eclectic collection of wax effigies of famous people, and Science Museum London are also worth visiting, while in the city.
General

Hotel offers conference room for various business meets and seminars. Guests can pay a visit to the Sherlock Holmes Museum and Victoria and Albert Museum, which are in close proximity to the hotel, at leisure.



Location

Mercure London Paddington Hotel is located at 144 Praed Street, London and is within easy access from the Paddington Station and Heathrow Express. Some of the famous attractions of the city include National Art Library and Lords Cricket Ground.

Dining

Guests can relish a variety of delicacies at the onsite Garfunkel's Restaurant in London. The Lounge Bar is an ideal place to relax with a refreshing drink.
Rooms

Designed in a contemporary style with state-of-the-art amenities, all 85 rooms at Mercure London Paddington Hotel are comfortable and equipped with modern amenities such as in room safe, air conditioning and wireless Internet access.

Mercure London Paddington Rooms

1 Db bed Clc
Small double room with 1 double bed. Small double room (approx size 14 sqm) - restricted access to beds, bed sizes vary between 120-135 cm width, full AC, ADSL & Wifi internet access, iPod dock, 32" flat screen TV, bathrobes, safe, trouser press, tea/coff
1 Sg bed Std
Standard Room with 1 single bed. Small single bedded room (approx size 10 sqm) - 100cm wide restricted access bed, full airconditioning, ADSL & Wifi internet, 32" flat screen interactive TV, iPod dock, bathrobes, in room safe, tea/coffee facilities, trous
1 Db bed Std
STANDARD ROOM WITH 1 DOUBLE BED. Standard double room (approx size 16 sqm) - 135cm bed width, full air conditioning, ADSL & Wifi internet access, 32" flat screen interactive TV, iPod dock, bathrobes, safe, trouser press, tea and coffee making facilities a
2 Sg beds Std
Standard Room with two single beds. Standard twin room (approx size 20 sqm) - two 100cm wide beds, full air conditioning, ADSL & Wifi internet access, 32" flat screen interactive TV, iPod dock, bathrobes, safe, trouser press, tea/coffee making facilities
2 Sg beds Exec
Executive Room with twin beds. Executive twin room (approx size 26 sqm) - two 100cm wide beds, full airconditioning, ADSL & Wifi internet, 32" flat screen TV, iPod dock, safe, complementary soft drinks in mini fridge, bathrobes and slippers, trouser press
1 Kg bed Exec
Executive Room with king-size bed. Executive king room (approx size 26 sqm) - 200cm bed width, full airconditioning, ADSL and Wifi internet, 32" flat screen TV, iPod dock, safe, bathrobes & slippers, complementary soft drinks in mini fridge, trouser press

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Non Smoking
General
Air conditioned
Non Smoking
Concierge
Elevators
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Room service
Services
24 hour front desk
Concierge desk
Security
Wake-up service
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Car rental desk
Porters
FAX
Computer rental
Internet
WiFi
Room
Satellite TV
AM/FM alarm clock
Hairdryer in room
Shower
Iron
Bath tub
Trouser press

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Hotel Map

51.516 -0.1749
Nearby airports
LHR, (LHR), 25.75, KM, NW;
Area description
Downtown

Nearby points of interest

  • Paddington Station: 0.3 km
  • Lancaster Gate: 0.6 km
  • Showroom Gallery: 0.8 km
  • City of Westminster: 0.9 km
  • Queensway: 0.9 km
  • Whiteleys Shopping Centre : 1 km
  • Hyde Park: 1 km
  • Kensington Gardens: 1 km
  • Marble Arch: 1.1 km
  • Baker Street: 1.4 km
  • Lords Cricket Ground: 1.4 km
  • Sherlock Holmes Museum: 1.5 km
  • London Business School: 1.5 km
  • Albert Memorial : 1.5 km
  • Kensington Palace: 1.5 km
  • Paddington Station: 0.3 km
  • Lancaster Gate: 0.6 km
  • Showroom Gallery: 0.8 km
  • City of Westminster: 0.9 km
  • Queensway: 0.9 km
  • Whiteleys Shopping Centre : 1 km
  • Hyde Park: 1 km
  • Kensington Gardens: 1 km
  • Marble Arch: 1.1 km
  • Baker Street: 1.4 km
  • Lords Cricket Ground: 1.4 km
  • Sherlock Holmes Museum: 1.5 km
  • London Business School: 1.5 km
  • Albert Memorial : 1.5 km
  • Kensington Palace: 1.5 km
  • Selfridges: 1.6 km
  • Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum: 1.6 km
  • Madame Tussauds: 1.6 km
  • Wallace Collection: 1.6 km
  • Royal Albert Hall: 1.6 km
  • Park Lane: 1.6 km
  • Bond Street London: 1.8 km
  • Royal College of Music Archives and Museum of Instruments: 1.8 km
  • Maida Vale: 1.8 km
  • Notting Hill: 1.8 km
  • Royal Academy of Music: 1.9 km
  • High Street Kensington: 1.9 km
  • Harrods: 2 km
  • Imperial College London: 2 km
  • Knightsbridge: 2 km
  • Handel House Museum: 2 km
  • Science Museum London: 2.1 km
  • Oxford Street: 2.1 km
  • Hyde Park Corner: 2.1 km
  • Red Mansion Foundation: 2.1 km
  • Victoria and Albert Museum: 2.2 km
  • National Art Library: 2.2 km
  • Regent's College: 2.2 km
  • University of Westminster: 2.2 km
  • Natural History Museum: 2.2 km
  • Wellington Arch: 2.2 km
  • Oxford Circus: 2.3 km
  • Baden-Powell House Exhibition: 2.3 km
  • Photographers Gallery: 2.3 km
  • Royal College of Physicians Museum: 2.3 km

Dining

GARFUNKEL'S RESTAURANT
Garfunkel's Restaurant is open from 6:30am to make sure our guests can enjoy their breakfast before the city wakes up and treat them with a nice dinner to finish the day.
HOTEL BAR
Hotel Bar offers a wide range of wine, beer and spirits.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
02:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

Ratings and reviews for Mercure London Paddington

Overall score

4.1 / 5
5.01.0
14 out of 14
Amenities:
3.8
Cleanliness:
4.1
Hotel staff:
3.8
Comfort:
3.4
Location:
4.7
Value:
3.7

93% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Mercure London Paddington

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Daniel S.
Couples
Bondi junction
19 Jul 2015

Not really a double at all

I booked a double room and when arrived at the hotel and went up to my room my bed was actually just an oversized single. I had no choice but to upgrade at a cost and just to an ok room. I was very disappointed.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Couples

Review of Mercure London Paddington

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JennyD
Single
Penzance
18 Jul 2015

Comfortable hotel, very conveniently situated

I -- and various members of my family -- always stay in this hotel when we are in London. As we live in the far south west, it could not be more convenient, with buses on the doorstep, just 20 yards into the underground, and Paddington Station right there. The rooms are pretty small, but they contain everything you need. Alsovery importantly, the rooms are airconditioned. This means that you can sleep snugly under the nice duvet and that you do not get the noise from Praed Street. The staff are pleasant and helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Single

Review of Mercure London Paddington

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
PollyPocket
Couples
Australia
30 Nov 2014

Great value in a fabulous location

We had a (tiny) standard double. Room was very modern and clean. We didn't get the breakfast buffet as past experience elsewhere with buffets has not been good. This turned out to be the right decision - McDonald's next door, Subway across the street (both fast food and train variety!) and Garfunkels downstairs offered plenty of options. Only downside was the lift starts from level 1 - dragging our suitcases up a flight of stairs after travelling over 30 hours from Australia was not on my list of stuff I wanted to do right then! The London Big Bus has a stop about 25 metres from the door, Edgware road is a very comfy walk of about 1 kilometre away. Paddington tube is right next door with subway entrance 20 metres from front door. Plenty of options for dinner - several traditional English pubs within 50 metres, as well as curry joints, fish and chips and endless fast food. The Lebanese kebab house was fabulous and at £16 for two kebabs, chips and drinks was exactly what we needed after a full day in the London Big Bus! We will definitely be back.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Couples

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

About 20 dining options within 150 metres, including all your traditional English foods you may want to try. Food is very affordable and the Lebanese kebab house is definitely worth a try.

Review of Mercure London Paddington

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
LindaF
Single
Wellington, New Zealand
8 Apr 2013

Great hotel

I stayed in this hotel for one night after flying direct from New Zealand, as I was getting a train to Devon the next day from Paddington. The location is excellent for the Heathrow Express from the airport and for trains to the Westcountry from Paddington. I had a single room, so it was on the small side, but it was very clean and the bed was very comfortable. Price is average for London. I have stayed here before and would happily stay again. The reception staff and porter could not have been more helpful. Breakfast is served in Garfunkels next to the hotel, but on going in I was presented with their menu which did not have many breakfast items on. My waitress did not point out the breakfast buffet bar option. Standard breakfast items like eggs and bacon were not on the menu and seemed only to be available on request from my obervations. Apart from the breakfast in Garfunkens, I would highly recommend this hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Single

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Breakfast is served in Garfunkels which is attached to the hotel, but I have found that cafes near by often have a better breakfast menu.

Review of Mercure London Paddington

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JennyD
Family
Cornwall
11 Jun 2012

Clean and convenient (for Heathrow)

On my arrival the staff were helpful about suitcases. The room is SMALL but well-furnished, quiet (I think double-glazed as it was just over Praed Street), air-conditioned. The bed was clean and comfortable. The bathroom is tiny but, again, everything is there that you need. The main thing -- for a person living in Cornwall and travelling fairly frequently to the US -- is that it is one minute away from Paddington station.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Family

Review of Mercure London Paddington

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Not Provided
27 Jul 2011

This a nicely refurbished hotel

This a nicely refurbished hotel with tasteful rooms, although slightly small. The hotel staff is excellent, and the location is perfect if you are arriving from or going to Heathrow by train, as the Heathrow express is a 5 minute walk. Our room was quiet, with almost no street noise. There is a small but very nicely equipped fitness center, which is surprising for a relatively small hotel. Overall, a very good value,

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
5
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Review of Mercure London Paddington

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Kelly
Not Provided
1 Jun 2011

Although the room was small (which

Although the room was small (which didn't bother us), it was very clean, and the location was fabulous being so close to the train and underground - perfect as we came in on an evening flight, and the airport train goes straight to Paddington. The staff were very helpful and friendly too. Would definitely recommend this hotel for people travelling on either business or pleasure, affordable and comfortable. We will stay here again on our next trip back.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Review of Mercure London Paddington

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Not Provided
26 Nov 2010

Room was average and clean, but

Room was average and clean, but tiny - could barely fit our two suitcases and two carry on bags. Reception staff were not helpful and arrogant at times. Room wasn't ready at 2pm check in time but no offer of compensation or even an apology. We were told if we wanted our room early (even though it was after the check in time) we should book for the previous night to ensure we could have the room anytime that day! Would not recommend at all.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
3
Value:
3
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Review of Mercure London Paddington

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
ivan
Not Provided
26 Oct 2010

Great position for paddington

Great position for paddington station and tube. Pleasant rooms, nice condition with air con thats works. Slightly small but better than most at this price in Paddington. Would definately stay again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
4
Value:
3
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Review of Mercure London Paddington

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Not Provided
17 Oct 2010

The location is excellent when

The location is excellent when travelling from Heathrow after a long flight. Also good location if needing to depart from Paddington Station to further destinations. Rooms are very small but modern. Would not want to stay for too long but for an overnight stay, this hotel is good.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
5
Value:
3
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