One of the main reasons for people opting for the prestigious Park Grand London Paddington is its location.
The London Underground
There is little doubt one of the best ways to get around London is used the city’s iconic underground network.
Travellers have a pick of stations to use in the Paddington area and the Royal Oak station may be a good place to start for those looking for regular connections to other parts of the city and beyond.
Services run daily from the station between 5am and midnight, with some services even run 24 hours per day to keep up with demand – meaning it is straightforward to get back to Park Grand London Paddington.
A visitor Oyster Card is a must for anyone travelling on the tube network as it automatically calculates the best fare for a journey and removes the need to have to purchase a ticket at the station.
Other local tube stations
There are also a number of other London Underground stations in the area, which are all in the Zone 2 pricing section of the network and offer connections to a number of London Underground lines.
Paddington-Underground (Circle and Hammersmith & City lines)
Paddington (Bakerloo, Circle, District and Hammersmith & City lines)
Bayswater (Circle, District and Hammersmith & City lines)
Notting Hill Gate (Central, Circle, District and Hammersmith & City lines)
Warwick Avenue (Bakerloo line)
Westbourne Park (Circle and Hammersmith & City lines)
Edgware Road (Circle, District and Hammersmith & City lines/Bakerloo line)
Lancaster Gate (Central line)
Car park options
For those who prefer to travel using their own car, there are plenty of parking options close to the Park Grand London Paddington hotel.
Car parks in the nearby area include:
Arthur Court Car Park (0.2 miles, five minutes’ travel time when walking)
Parking Professionals (0.3 miles, six minutes)
Paddington Station Public Car Park (0.5 miles, ten minutes)
UPark (0.7 miles, 16 minutes)
Q-Park Queensway (0.6 miles, 12 minutes)
Lancaster Gate Car Park (0.9 miles, 18 minutes)
Of course, there are plenty of attractions within a short distance of Park Grand London Paddington that don’t need any travel or a limited journey.
Kensington Gardens (0.8 miles, 17 minutes’ travel time on foot/Tube)
Madame Tussaud’s London (1.6 miles, 12 minutes)
The Science Museum (1.8 miles, 28 minutes)
The Natural History Museum (1.7 miles, 29 minutes)
The Sherlock Holmes Museum (1.6 miles, 11 minutes)
Winter Wonderland (1.5 miles, 31 minutes)
Victoria and Albert Museum (two miles, 27 minutes)
Kensington Palace (one mile, 26 minutes)
The Gate Theatre (one mile, 12 minutes)
Notting Hill Arts Club (one mile, 14 minutes)
The Rowley Gallery (1.2 miles, 15 minutes)
Canal Cafe Theatre (0.3 miles, seven minutes)
Enjoy the green spaces
As well as a number of attractions, the area of Paddington has some great green spaces that provide a lovely environment to sit back and take in the London atmosphere.
To the south of Paddington, there is Kensington Gardens with its stunning palace and the world-famous Hyde Park, which has a number of playgrounds.
Towards the north-east of Paddington is the delightful Regent’s Park. This park is also home to London Zoo – which is a fab day out for those with young children.