A trip to London is incomplete without a visit to Hyde Park, especially when you are visiting the city with your family. One of the many Royal parks of the city, Hyde Park features a ring of numerous budget and luxury hotels on all its four sides. If you want to stay near Hyde Park and also not far from the major locations of London, you must book an accommodation in a Hyde Park Paddington hotel. The Paddington area is known for its plenty of large Victorian houses many of which have been converted into hotels and bed & breakfast accommodations.
Hyde Park is a popular hub for fitness fanatics, picnic enthusiasts and nature lovers. It attracts people from every strata of society, irrespective of age. This means that Hyde Park has something to offer for everyone making it a suitable attraction for the whole family. You can even enjoy a number of leisure activities in the park, such as horse riding, sailing, cycling and boating. Hyde Park also features several interesting sites including Speakers’ Corner that adorns the northeast corner of the park near Marble Arch and is very famous with locals. The Serpentine Lake in the park divides it into two parts and has Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial in the South. Another site of attraction includes the 52 pillars erected in the memory of victims of the 7/7 terrorist attacks. By staying at a Hyde Park Paddington hotel, you can afford to spend a lot of time enjoying everything that the park has to offer.
You can even stroll to Kensington Gardens (another Royal park) that are generally considered to be a part of the Hyde Park but are technically separate from it since 1728. Located in Kensington Gardens is the famous stainless steel sculpture ‘Sky Mirror’ (created by popular British-Indian artist Anish Kapoor), which is worth seeing
Apart from the various attractions inside Hyde Park, there are many sights of interest around the park. The north side of the park is lined by the Bayswater Road that is dotted with numerous notable places including Marble Arch, Bayswater Road Sunday Art Exhibition, Tyburn Convent, St George’s Fields and Lancaster Gate Tube Station. Lancaster Gate that was built in mid 19th century is worth capturing in your cameras. You can easily reach these areas from any Hyde Park Paddington hotel.
Paddington area attracts a lot of travelers due to easy availability of fine accommodations. Depending upon your choice, you can easily find an extremely affordable accommodation with all the necessary facilities or a luxurious suite with attached bath featuring modern shower amenities. While staying at a Hyde Park Paddington Hotel you can also take advantage of broadband internet connection and a plasma TV in your room. WIFI access in the public areas of the hotel is an additional attractive feature.