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The Darlington Hyde Park

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8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 22 December 2012

Great location where you can take the Heathrow Express to within a 10 minute walk to the hotel. Also, a healthy walk to many of the special places in London. Clean hotel with a great breakfast and very attentive wait staff. Room was small by US standards but good sized by European standards and the room was well designed. I... More 

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Malgorzata L, Manager at The Darlington Hyde Park, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your recent review on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you found your room clean and you enjoyed the breakfast. As you have stand the Hotel is very close to Paddington Station with the fast connection to Heathrow airport. We wish you a Happy New year and look forward to seeing you again at... More 

Norfolk, England
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2012

Booked this hotel because of reviews on here. Had to ring a couple of times before arrival and staff were very helpful. About 5-10 minutes walk from Paddington station. Ideal position for Winter Wonderland. Staff all very welcoming and helpful. Room lovely and clean maybe a little to warm (but that is preferable to being cold). Breakfast was excellent, plenty... More 

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Malgorzata L, Manager at The Darlington Hyde Park, responded to this review

Dear Guest Many thanks for taking the time to post your comments about your recent stay. I was delighted to read your review and I have shared it with my reception staff and restaurant team who were delighted with the positive feedback. I look forward to welcoming you again soon and wish you a very happy New Year. Kind regards,... More 

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51 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2012

Stayed for one night on the 7th December to attend a concert at the Royal Festival Hall. From the moment we arrived the staff were very friendly and accommodating.The entrance was very tastefully decked out for Christmas. Our room was on the 4th floor,there is a lift, and was perfectly adequate for our stay. It was spotlessly clean with very... More 

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Malgorzata L, Manager at The Darlington Hyde Park, responded to this review

Dear Tara, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. The Darlington Hotel is in a good position for all London attractions with tube and buses nearby to the centre. We hope to see you in the New Year. Best regards Malgorzata Lesniewska More 

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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2012 via mobile

I am always nervous of hotels I haven't used before, but I needn't have worried. The hotel staff were lovely and welcoming and the room small, but with everything I could possibly need. The food at breakfast was very good and the waiting staff very attentive. The cleanliness everywhere was well above average and the sheets and towels smelt super.... More 

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reg181221, Manager at The Darlington Hyde Park, responded to this review

Dear Alizon M Thank you so much for your review. It is true as more and more people book their accommodation online it is always a concern of what you will actually end up with. This is why we are so grateful to everyone who reviews the Darlington Hyde Park for us, be it positive or negative, so future guests... More 

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25 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2012

We stayed for 2 nights for a trip to a show, Winter Wonderland and sightseeing. From the moment we walked in to reception until we left to go home, the staff could not have been friendlier. Hotel is set on 4 floors, and there is a basement, but there is a lift if you dont fancy the stairs. We were... More 

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reg181221, Manager at The Darlington Hyde Park, responded to this review

Dear Peteboeky December is a very special time in London, with all the lights, the Christmas shopping and the special seasonal inclusions like the Winter Wonderland and the Ice rinks, as well as the traditional London attractions really brings the Christmas spirit alive. I am so glad you enjoyed your trip to London and your stay with us. I hope... More 

Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 14 December 2012

This small hotel is ideally located to Paddington station. The reception staff were very friendly with quick check in. Room no 15 was a quad with two separate bedrooms and a bathroom in centre, clean and adequately spacious. Dining room was very light and modern with quick service with friendly staff. We checked out and hotel looked after cases for... More 

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reg181221, Manager at The Darlington Hyde Park, responded to this review

Thank you for your Tripadvisor review. Competition in London’s accommodation market is very hard. But here at the Darlington we feel if we can do the basics of offering excellent customer service, exceptional levels of cleanliness and overall value for money, then we should be compete with the best of them. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us... More 

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9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2012 via mobile

We stayed here for a week. Super close to restaurants, underground stations and Hyde Park. You could walk to Oxford Street and Madame Tussaud's if you like to walk. The desk and breakfast staff were awesome. The laundry was great to have. Huge room and huge bathroom. Very clean, warm and welcoming. Would recommend to friends and family in a... More 

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reg181221, Manager at The Darlington Hyde Park, responded to this review

Dear Miss_Nixie For our guests to recommend the Darlington Hyde Park is the greatest thing we can receive. It is wonderful to receive such positive feedback and we ensure all our staff receive copies of all our reviews. Time allowing walking is by far the best way to see London, so much is missed on the Underground, the atmosphere, the... More 

Haslemere, United Kingdom
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287 reviews
108 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2012

Last minute booking for a couple of work dinners. For only £95 you really cant complain. Staff friendly and the room whilst not huge (404) had everything you could want and was clean and had both a bath and a shower. Breakfast was also good. Only complaint was not providing an iron, and when I requested one was fobbed off... More 

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reg181221, Manager at The Darlington Hyde Park, responded to this review

Dear Edwowen Thank you for your Tripadvisor review of the Darlington Hyde Park. I am delighted you enjoyed your brief stay with us as we do try to cater to both long and short stay guests. Unfortunately being converted Victorian houses our fire restrictions don’t allow us to have ironing facilities in the bedrooms but we do have them in... More 

Rhyl, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2012

this hotel was great, check in was quick and simple(we had room 16) the room was nice and cosy,and the bathroom was of a good size especially by London standards. there was complimentary water in the fridge provided,this was to put anything you wanted in free of charge. there was also a safe but we did not use this.the hotel... More 

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reg181221, Manager at The Darlington Hyde Park, responded to this review

Dear Leanne225 Thank you for your Tripadvisor review of the Darlington Hyde Park. I am delighted that you will be coming back to us in the New Year. Please do not hesitate to contact us directly for the best discount rates when you have confirmed your dates of travel. We are constantly looking up improve and upgrade different aspects of... More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2012

We recently stayed one night at The Darlington after a booking mix up at another hotel nearby. I managed to get the last room available via laterooms and paid £146 for my wife and I, including breakfast. The hotel is an easy five minute stroll through the relatively plush surroundings from Paddington tube station. Check in was a breeze and... More 

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reg181221, Manager at The Darlington Hyde Park, responded to this review

Dear Barrykuda Thank you for your Tripadvisor review of the Darlington Hyde Park. I am pleased to confirm that yes 103 is our largest double room (lampshade now replaced), made extra special with the high Victoria ceilings on the 1st floor and the floor to ceiling doors onto the decorative balconies. But our best rooms are our Suites which combine... More 

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The Darlington Hyde Park is located in the Paddington Hyde Park area of London, less than a 5-minute walk from the Heathrow Express terminal at Paddington station. This 40-bedroom former stately Victorian terraced town house conversion offers high standard accommodation with modern facilities, which ensure that the expectations of both business and leisure travellers alike are fully met. The Darlington Hyde Park prides itself on being a strictly non-smoking establishment. ... more   less 

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Address: 111-117 Sussex Gardens | Paddington, London W2 2RU, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > London
Price Range: ₹ 8,008 - ₹ 14,208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Darlington Hyde Park 3*
Number of rooms: 40
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#162 Business Hotel in London
#184 Family Hotel in London
#189 Romantic Hotel in London
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“Ask for a twin room, I think you will find them larger than the typical double rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles FredL127, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Dont use room number 10, or room that is next to a firedoor as they can ruined your sleep”
 of 5 bubbles Sweden33, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I wouldn't recommend this hotel in the summer, there is no AC and all they have are desk fans.”
 of 5 bubbles hetanost, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The singles are in the back and I am a light sleeper, so it is nice and quiet back there. I usually sleep with the window open and I didn't hear any street noise, so I would think the front rooms would be pretty quiet, too.”
 of 5 bubbles catherinebS6807EE, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“try for front of house, nice to look out across tree lined avenue”
 of 5 bubbles Y8784MJkevind, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
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