The Alexandra Hotel London; cheap, cheerful and close to the cities heart
If youre looking for a middle ranged 3-star hotel that offers a selection of clean, cozy and bright rooms with a central city location, then the Alexandra Hotel London could be the ideal choice of accommodation for you. Standing in the Sussex Gardens area in Paddington, guests will find themselves connected by train, bus and taxi to almost every part of inner city London with many of the main tourist attractions within walking distance of the hotels front door. A Short 15 minutes walk and youll be in Buckingham Palace. Piccadilly with its galleries, museums and theatres is a quick 10 minutes trip on the train and shoppers will definitely fall in love with the Oxford street area or Covent Garden markets that can be visited in literally 10 minutes by bus.
On the outside the Alexandra Hotel has a classic Victorian era style that blends in with many of the nearby townhouses, while on the inside there is a slightly more modern edge with pattern tiled floors, soft wall colors, mood lighting, dark wood furniture and large windows allowing in plenty of natural light. Visitors can choose from a selection of 92 different rooms, there is the single, twin, double, triple and quad sized rooms, depending on the number of people accompanying you. All rooms come with a range of amenities that include an en-suite bathroom with shower and free toiletries, a large color television, satellite channels, coffee/tea making facilities, a hairdryer, a telephone with IDD, ample desk space and WIFI access for a minimal charge. Family groups with children should bear in mind that kids under the age of 2 years are allowed to stay in the hotel for free.
To ensure that first time guests have some one there to help them at all times the reception is open 24-hours a day and provides helpful travel advice, local attraction recommendations and help pre-booking tickets or organizing trips. Unfortunately the hotel is not pet friendly and parking is also not available on-site, though due to its central location there are several nearby car parking facilities that offer affordable fees. In terms of food and beverage options, the Alexandra Hotel does not offer food at mid-day or in he evenings, but it does include a complimentary breakfast with the cost of a room. The on-site morning chef cooks up a delicious variety of morning foods that includes the full English made from only the freshest local ingredients and is sure to keep you going until lunch.
Overall the Alexandra Hotel appears to provide a high quality budget accommodation for people travelling on a low to medium sized budget. If youve ever visited London before then youll know exactly how difficult it is to find a comfortable and affordable place to stay; though this hotel seems to fuse both of these into one and throw in a few extra facilities as well. In the end, the best quality that this hotel offers is its central location, as it sits right in the middle of one of Londons most expensive areas putting visitors close to the cities heart and within walking distance of several forms of public transport.