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Get an overview of this hotelEastern-style boutique hotel with lounge

Near station

This seven-storey comfortable hotel is situated in West central London, 200 metres from Paddington station and one kilometre from Hyde Park.

Hotel lounge

After a day of sightseeing guests can relax with coffee and snacks in the retro-style lounge area, and use the free wireless Internet connection.

Plasma screens

The Shaftesbury Premier London Paddington's 119 guestrooms have Eastern inspired decor; all have plasma-screen televisions and free wired Internet connections.

The Shaftesbury Premier London Paddington ratings based on 284 Verified Reviews

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3.4 out of 5
70% of guests recommend
4.0 Room cleanliness
3.6 Service & staff
3.2 Room comfort
3.4 Hotel condition
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The best hotel for central London.

5 out of 5
by from SF
Posted Feb 9, 2017
Pros: The staff were excellent, friendly and helpful. The rooms were excellent in every way, beautiful, clean, well-prepared. Perfect for London tours.
Cons: Signage/directions within the hotel.
Location: Fantastic for: V&A Museum, Hyde Park, Serpentine Gallery, Micky's Fish & Chips, Edgware Road and great restaurants, The Ganges Indian restaurant: love
Superb. Friendly staff and brilliant customer service, beautiful rooms, clean and pristine to the maximum expectations, the hotel is quiet, the breakfast is superb, with the very best service. I would rate this hotel, in every respect, in the very highest categories.
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Excellent Hotel!

5 out of 5
Posted Dec 22, 2016
Really nice hotel, great rooms and the staff are very friendly! I really enjoyed my stay and I would definitely come back again!
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3 out of 5
Posted Nov 26, 2016
Pros: See above.
Cons: See above.
Location: See above.
Excellent location close to Paddington Station, Kensington Gardens and restaurants. Hair dryer was in a drawer which had a dirty/oily substance on the bottom. Water pressure and shower excellent although water could have drained faster. Room small but OK for one person, don't think it would have worked for two although it was rated for two.
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Great location, good bed, clean room

4 out of 5
by from Bangkok
Posted Nov 24, 2016
Pros: bed, pillow, toilet, location
Cons: bigger room please
Very close to Paddington station which is very convenient. The room is a little small but super comfortable. We had the best sleep at this hotel! Breakfast was good but rather expensive for 15GBP cos we didn't book in advance. Toilet was good shower was powerful and the drain had no problem. Staffs were helpful and welcoming.
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Nice Hotel

5 out of 5
by from North Dakota
Posted Nov 20, 2016
Pros: Location, clean room and nice staff. Breakfast was good. Make sure to pay the night before to get better rate.
Cons: On a busy street, they should look at upgrading windows to reduce noise . Change front lights to reduce light getting into front room over entrance.
Location: Hotel (Paddington) is a great jumping off point to see London. Can walk to Hyde Park.
First room had no storage. They moved us to a second room which had more room and storage after we asked to change. We were there for 8 nights and had big suitcases. Hotel rooms would be perfect for people staying less then about a week or people that pack light. Bathroom and shower was small but very nice. Only a 4-5 minute walk to Paddington.
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Tiny poorly designed room.

1 out of 5
by from US
Posted Oct 23, 2016
Pros: Nice sheets and blankets were the only good thing I could say
Cons: The bed was small but filled up the whole room. Not suitable for a single let along a couple. TV was on the side of instead of in front of the bed. The table was too small to use for working. The shower was too small for a normal adult to use. Next time I'll find a newer American hotel chain with decent sized rooms.
Location: It was sort of near Paddington Station and the Heathrow Express.
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Transferred to a different hotel

3 out of 5
by from M
Posted Oct 17, 2016
Pros: Local to Paddington Station
Cons: Small room, noisy, basement rooms are lack luster.
Location: London Tourism
There are 2 hotels in this group along the same street. The Shaftesbury Premier caters more towards business travelers while the Park Grand Hyde Park seemingly caters more towards groups of younger travelers. As a business traveler, the Shaftesbury is preferred, although if planned in advance the Hilton, the Mercure or even the Park Grand Paddington Court offer a better stay for the money. The Park Grand Hyde Park is showing its age, is relatively noisy with small rooms. The saving grace is the staff who do their best to accommodate the guests.
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Convenient, clean and comfortable hotel.

4 out of 5
by from Detroit
Posted Sep 8, 2016
Upgraded room which although was located in the basement of the hotel, was very clean, comfortable and spacious. Staff were very helpful and attentive.
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Air conditioning works well

4 out of 5
Posted Jul 25, 2016
London during a hot spell and the air conditioning worked well. Quiet comfortable and small room but bath was not cramped.
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4 out of 5
by from Hong Kong
Posted Jul 8, 2016
Very friendly staffs and they are very helpful Great location and very quiet!
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Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Shaftesbury Premier London Paddington's guests watch television and read newspapers with a cup of coffee in the lounge. Those interested in sightseeing can use the complimentary wireless Internet access to plan an itinerary.

  • Free WiFi 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 119 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Restaurant 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 


Available in all rooms: Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 

Where to Eat

Hyde Hotel Restaurant - Guests can enjoy modern European dishes at breakfast, lunch and dinner in a dining room with contemporary minimalist decor in cream, beige and red.

Lounge - Serving drinks, light snacks and refreshments in a relaxed modern space with retro style furniture, glass coffee tables and a large screen television.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No cribs (infant beds) available

No rollaway/extra beds available

The credit/debit card used to book the Advance Purchase rate must be presented at the time of check-in. Guests who plan to pay for other guests' stay must contact the property in advance. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: GBP 12.50 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 30 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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