US$83 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in 10 Feb 2016 Check-out 13 Feb 2016

SHAFTESBURY METROPOLIS LONDON HYDE PARK

4 stars
View map of 78-84 Sussex Gardens, Paddington, London, W2 1UH

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
19 reviews
Great Hotel Experience

Booked a single room which was in the basement but was whisper quiet. The staff were so... See full review

  • John a.
  • 22 Aug 2015
Quality stay close to everything

We stayed just overnight here at this great little find. Although the room was small, it was... See full review

  • Samantha W.
  • 25 Sep 2015
Guestrooms are neat and comfortable and include all the needed modern amenities required to ensure the guests enjoy a cosy and a peaceful sleep.
General
Combining world-class accommodation with an enchanting spot near most of the exciting treasures of the marvellous city, SHAFTESBURY METROPOLIS LONDON HYDE PARK will surely turn your ordinary vacation to an extraordinary level.
Location
SHAFTESBURY METROPOLIS LONDON HYDE PARK has a well-designed lobby that will allow you to enjoy a casual conversation along with your family and friends after spending an exhausting day in work or exploring treasures of the beautiful city. You can workout at the well-equipped gymnasium to maintain your fitness regime.
Dining
Located close to Queensway, Baywater and Lancaster Gate, SHAFTESBURY METROPOLIS provides easy access to Oxford Street, the West End and London's major tourist attractions.
Rooms
SHAFTESBURY LONDON HYDE PARK offers a variety of hot and delicious breakfast for a fee to get your day started on the right foot.

SHAFTESBURY METROPOLIS LONDON HYDE PARK Rooms

Deluxe Single
24/7 Complimentary Broadband Internet Access and Climate Controlled Air-condition in all rooms.The room is a single room for 1 person only.
Deluxe Double
24/7 Complimentary Broadband Internet Access and Climate Controlled Air-condition in all rooms.This room has a1 double bed for maximum of 2 persons.

Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi in Room
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Activities
Fitness centre or spa
Dining
Room service
Services
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Doctor on call
Internet
Free Wi-Fi in Room

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Hotel Map

51.52 -0.17
Area served
Bayswater, Paddington
Nearby airports
London Heathrow, Gatwick
Area description
Bayswater, Paddington

Nearby points of interest

  • Showroom Gallery: 0.4 km
  • Paddington Station: 0.6 km
  • Baker Street: 0.9 km
  • London Business School: 0.9 km
  • Sherlock Holmes Museum: 1 km
  • Hyde Park: 1 km
  • City of Westminster: 1 km
  • Lords Cricket Ground: 1 km
  • Marble Arch: 1.1 km
  • Lancaster Gate: 1.1 km
  • Madame Tussauds: 1.1 km
  • Wallace Collection: 1.3 km
  • Selfridges: 1.4 km
  • Royal Academy of Music: 1.4 km
  • Whiteleys Shopping Centre : 1.4 km
  • Showroom Gallery: 0.4 km
  • Paddington Station: 0.6 km
  • Baker Street: 0.9 km
  • London Business School: 0.9 km
  • Sherlock Holmes Museum: 1 km
  • Hyde Park: 1 km
  • City of Westminster: 1 km
  • Lords Cricket Ground: 1 km
  • Marble Arch: 1.1 km
  • Lancaster Gate: 1.1 km
  • Madame Tussauds: 1.1 km
  • Wallace Collection: 1.3 km
  • Selfridges: 1.4 km
  • Royal Academy of Music: 1.4 km
  • Whiteleys Shopping Centre : 1.4 km
  • Queensway: 1.5 km
  • Bond Street London: 1.6 km
  • Kensington Gardens: 1.6 km
  • Regent's College: 1.6 km
  • Park Lane: 1.7 km
  • Red Mansion Foundation: 1.7 km
  • Maida Vale: 1.8 km
  • Handel House Museum: 1.8 km
  • Royal College of Physicians Museum: 1.8 km
  • Oxford Street: 1.9 km
  • University of Westminster: 1.9 km
  • London Zoo: 1.9 km
  • Albert Memorial : 2 km
  • Oxford Circus: 2 km
  • Addington Hills: 2.1 km
  • Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum: 2.1 km
  • Fitzrovia: 2.1 km
  • Photographers Gallery: 2.1 km
  • Kensington Palace: 2.1 km
  • Notting Hill: 2.1 km
  • Royal Albert Hall: 2.1 km
  • London Palladium: 2.1 km
  • Kilburn: 2.2 km
  • Hyde Park Corner: 2.3 km
  • Carnaby Street: 2.3 km
  • Regents Park: 2.3 km
  • Royal College of Music Archives and Museum of Instruments: 2.3 km
  • Royal Arcade : 2.3 km
  • Harrods: 2.3 km
  • Kingly Court : 2.3 km

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
14:00
Check-out:
12:00

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 SHAFTESBURY METROPOLIS LONDON HYDE PARK

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
19 out of 19
Amenities:
3.5
Cleanliness:
4.2
Hotel staff:
3.9
Comfort:
2.8
Location:
4.1
Value:
3.6

84% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of SHAFTESBURY METROPOLIS LONDON HYDE PARK

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Samantha W.
Friends
N/A
25 Sep 2015

Quality stay close to everything

We stayed just overnight here at this great little find. Although the room was small, it was comfortable and cosy. The staff were very helpful and we really enjoyed our stay. Located super close to Paddington station and only at 5 min walk to restaurants etc. would stay again.

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

Friends

Review of SHAFTESBURY METROPOLIS LONDON HYDE PARK

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
John a.
Single
N/A
22 Aug 2015

Great Hotel Experience

Booked a single room which was in the basement but was whisper quiet. The staff were so professional both in presentation and interaction. Small hotel but room was spotless and almost brand new. Nice relaxed experience. Hotel between 2 tube stations easy walk and Tesco is around the corner. Definitely recommend.

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

Single

Review of SHAFTESBURY METROPOLIS LONDON HYDE PARK

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Stevejl
Business
Lincolnshire
19 Jul 2014

Booking not honoured

Had booked through Hotel many weeks previous. Arrived after 10 minute walk from Paddington Station and with arrangement to meet friends there later. On checking in reception guy mumbled "sorry maintenance" and said they would put me in sister hotel 15 minutes away. Trying to get further explanation got me nowhere. They arranged free taxi which arrived 15 mins later. I waited and watched others being checked in. Alternative hotel was ok, but tiny room and had to re-arrange friends - very incinvenient and why could I have not been text or emailed about this in advance? Verdict - bookings can't be guaranteed.

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

Business

Review of SHAFTESBURY METROPOLIS LONDON HYDE PARK

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Specie
Family
UK
2 Feb 2013

Reasonable value for the price.

Basic small room. The room was very warm, internal room unable to open window to cool down.

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

Family

Review of SHAFTESBURY METROPOLIS LONDON HYDE PARK

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Max Steal
Couples
Leeds
24 Jan 2013

Comfortable stay

Stayed in a standard double room. Room was a little small, but if there is only 2 of you it's more than adequate, and its very clean and comfortable Staff are friendly and help you with your bags. I would stay again for the price

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

Couples

Review of SHAFTESBURY METROPOLIS LONDON HYDE PARK

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Brahmanandam
Friends
Muscat
4 Jul 2012

A bad choice

Had to move rooms because each room had different sort of issues. In the first room, telephone was not working. Location of the room was awful. Mattress was worn out. Hotel staff was very polite and helpful. We were moved to a different room next day morning. This room had a different problem, lights in part of the room was fused out and it took nearly 48 hours to fix it. By and large, our stay in the hotel was very disappointing and certainly not a value for money, except for the hotel enjoying good location being close to Paddington tube station.

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

Friends

Time-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Close to Paddington underground stations and restaurants.

Review of SHAFTESBURY METROPOLIS LONDON HYDE PARK

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Irene
Not Provided
7 Dec 2010

Good location which is very close

Good location which is very close to Paddington Station. At check in I was advised that breakfast was not included - I specifically made sure when I booked the rooms that breakfast was included so pointed out that it was. I was then told I had been charged too much by RatesToGo and this could not be refunded. The room. I had read the reviews saying the rooms were small - I assumed this was an exaggeration. The rooms are tiny. There is approximately 12 inches between the bed and the wall at the side and bottom. If you weigh more than 80 kg you will not fit in the shower. I would not recommend this hotel unless you are extremely small. Wont be back.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Review of SHAFTESBURY METROPOLIS LONDON HYDE PARK

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Not Provided
16 Jul 2010

Ok, so rooms are small, but so

Ok, so rooms are small, but so what? If you need a big room go somewhere else, if you like nice staff, free Internet connection, clean and very nice rooms (for London quality the standard is absolutely great) this is the place. I travel a lot in business and can really recommend this hotel.

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

Review of SHAFTESBURY METROPOLIS LONDON HYDE PARK

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Not Provided
4 Jul 2010

very modern hotel .the room was

very modern hotel .the room was small but modern and clean.

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

Review of SHAFTESBURY METROPOLIS LONDON HYDE PARK

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Robert
Not Provided
13 Jun 2010

Ok. Room was a bit small but adequate,

Ok. Room was a bit small but adequate, but still a bit far from where I needed to be. Internet was ok with cable and wifi. TV connection was not very good.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
No rating
Location:
2
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

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