Budget hotel close to Paddington railway station
Located just a short walk from Paddington railway station, the Falcon Hotel London is an ideal destination for those looking for affordable lodgings with quick access to the sights and sounds of the capital.
With an express railway service between Paddington and Heathrow airport, 3-star establishment is conveniently positioned for those arriving in the city from abroad. Those making the journey from elsewhere in the UK, or any of the citys other airports will also find it readily connected via public transport.
Contained within an historic Georgian townhouse, which has been listed by English Heritage, the bed and breakfast style hotel offers a range of amenities on top of its prime location. Each of the 30 guestrooms features a large screen plasma TV, direct dial telephone, ironing services, hair dryer and complimentary tea and coffee making facilities. Most rooms include en-suite facilities, although some utilise a shared bathroom. Wireless internet connectivity is available throughout the building.
The front desk offers fax and email services as well as maps, brochures and tour information. A left luggage room is useful for those with late flights that want to make the most of their final day in the city. A buffet breakfast is served every morning in the hotels breakfast room. The hotel has been approved by the 2012 Olympic committee.
Those staying at the Falcon Hotel London may enjoy a trip, or two, to nearby Hyde Park. One of the most famous parklands in England, Hyde Park is a large green space surrounded by the concrete urban landscape. Visitors can enjoy a number of activities, including paddle boating on the Serpentine, visiting the stunning landscaped gardens, particularly the neighbouring Kensington Gardens, or even attend a concert, of which there are many during the summer months. A number of other parks can be found close by, including Green Park and Regents Park.
Also found within close proximity to the B&B property is Oxford Street, Londons world renowned central shopping hub. Here visitors can shop til they drop in the many retail chain stores and independent souvenir shops. Branching out onto Regent Street or Tottenham Court Road also offers a number of shopping options.
Guests hoping to seek out Londons famous landmarks will find many within easy reach of the hotel thanks to the Underground railway network. The Tube, as it is known, will effortlessly take visitors to the likes of the Tower of London, St. Pauls Cathedral and Westminster Abbey amongst many others.
Tourist attractions such as Madame Tussauds (Baker Street), the London Dungeons (London Bridge) and the Sea Life London Aquarium (Blackfriars) are also readily accessible via public transport. Theatreland, in Londons West End, is also a popular destination for those staying at the hotel. With a wide variety of shows, plays, and musicals on offer throughout the year, guests should easily be able to find something to tickle their fancy.
Ultimately, the Falcon Hotel London is just a short journey away from the treasures and marvels of the city, and makes for an affordable stay.