Family hotel located on Hyde Parks north side
Close to the north side of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens, the Columbia Hotel London is situated in such a spot that it offers quick access to the sights and sounds of the capital yet manages to provide guests with a quiet and peaceful stay.
As well as 100 guestrooms the hotel, which has been constructed from five Victorian townhouses, also features four meeting rooms which makes this an ideal location for those visiting London on business or pleasure.
Each bedroom has en-suite bathroom facilities as well as a number of other amenities. A flat-screen digital television and direct dial telephone join the likes of tea and coffee making facilities and a hairdryer as essentials that are included in every room.
Some of the rooms have beautiful park views, looking out on both Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park. If this is something that is crucial to your stay it is recommended you call ahead. For families visiting the hotel, there are several interconnecting rooms with private doors between them. Unfortunately, the hotel is unable to accommodate wheelchair bound visitors.
The hotels four meeting rooms serve up to 150 people and can be fashioned theatre or classroom style. The Lancaster Suite, with its large mahogany table, is perfect for boardroom style conferences. WiFi hotspots feature in these rooms.
Guests are able to make use of a lounge, a bar, and a breakfast room. Breakfast is served daily and is inclusive to the room charge. The lounge is perfect for those looking for a quiet break, be it from a hectic day sightseeing or a rough day at the office.
The Columbia Hotel London can be found within walking distance of Paddington railway station. This makes it an ideal resting post for those travelling to or from Heathrow airport. A direct service takes travellers between Paddington and Heathrow in just 15 minutes. Paddingtons underground station also makes it easy to connect with any of the other districts in London, or the alternative airports that serve the city.
The hotel is also only a short car journey from the M25 motorway which circles the entire city, meaning that it can be reached from any part of the UK without too much fuss.
Visitors can make the most of the park side location. Both Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park feature attractive scenery as well as a perfect spot to relax. If relaxing seems a little too laid back the shopping district of Oxford Street and the adjoining Bond Street and Regent Street are only a short distance away, as is the Queensway area. Here youll also find a bustling shopping district filled with restaurants and pubs.
Whats more, the West End Theatreland district is readily accessible for those hoping to catch a play, musical, or any other type of performance.
A short ride on a tube train will take visitors to any and all of Londons other premium attractions. Such sites as Westminster Abbey, the Notting Hill district, Kensington Palace, and the Tower of London can all be on the same underground line as the Columbia Hotel London meaning that there is always something to keep you busy.