A Traveler’s Guide to London Paddington


Finding a peaceful accommodation in the Central London that too at affordable prices can be a difficult task, since majority of tourist attractions are located in the heart of London. Travelers find it very difficult to locate such accommodation options which are located in quiet surroundings with not much hustle-bustle around. And if they find such hotels, they are exorbitantly expensive. But there is one particular area in Central London where you can find such hotel accommodations and that too at affordable prices, London Paddington.

Although the lanes of Paddington are not very grand, neither are they decked with expensive shopping stores or malls, yet the hotels located in the area are quite popular among the tourists. There are two main reasons behind it. First one is off course the cost effectiveness of these hotels and the second reason is the strategic location of these London Paddington hotels. They are located in the very middle of the city and therefore travelling to any other part of London from Paddington becomes quite convenient.

Also, the easy accessibility of underground stations as well as railway station from these budget hotels adds up as another important feature of the area. The Paddington Station is surrounded by a good number of cafes, restaurants and bars where you can have your favorite cuisines. There are a number of small pubs as well in Paddington where you can have an enjoyable time without making a hole in your pocket. There isn’t much around to see in Paddington, but if you keep walking towards Lancaster Gate, you can reach Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens in a few minutes.

Hyde Park is one of the most reputable royal parks of London where you can enjoy an array of activities like skating, swimming, lawn tennis and horse riding. You can also take tours of the River Thames which originate from one corner of the Hyde Park. You can visit the Diana Memorial and the Speaker’s Corner while exploring the park. Another wonderful attraction which you can visit while staying in a London Paddington hotel is Oxford Street. You can shop till you drop from this highly glamorous fashion street of London