For a book lover

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Whether you are a book lover or just appreciate reading, you will enjoy visiting British Library. Take your kids and understand the great story of Peter Pan and friends. Children can help him create a giant Peter Pan installation, or they can write their own story. Your child can also win a prize if they dressed like their favourite character. Are you a reader? Well, just beware that the kids will rule the place. Suitable for families with children aged 3-10 years.
Still in British Library? Go check “Picture This: Children’s Illustrated Classics”. This exhibition is ideal for those who want to explore classic children’s books from the 20th century.
Are you a film lover. BL have one of the largest sound collections in the world. This collection is for all filmmakers, photographers and animators.
Well, there’s a lot more to see, and Paddington it’s only 20 minutes from British Library. Our hotel located in Sussex Gardens (www.westpointhotel.com ) is well located, in central London, with all the transports around. To British Library you can take the tube, which is 1 minute walking from Hyde Park Hotels (www.hydeparkhotels.com ).
We’ll love to see you and for sure we will recommend the best plan for you. We always welcome you.

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Come laugh with us

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shutterstock_112789945British cartoon and comic art are available to everyone at the Cartoon Museum. Whether you want to laugh out loud have a quiet exploration and check out the British sense of humour. Check out the permanent exhibition of the history of cartoons, comics and caricatures, in Central London. Enjoy extra discounts at the entrance with a discount with your London Pass. If you are looking for a place to stay check- in our warm and pleasant three star hotel in Central London. Hyde Park Hotels is located in Paddington, Central London. Westpoint hotel, Abbey court hotel and Aspen Apartments are extremely close from various free museums. So, after your laughs at the Cartoon Museum, you can head straight to the British Museum and devote a part of your time to human history and culture.

If you are interested in Art and Design visit the Design Museum located by Tower Bridge. This museum offers inspirational insights into the design, from architecture to fashion. Travel to the Design Museum only takes 10 minutes by tube. If you are passionate about advertising or brands, you do not want to miss Museum of Brands, Packing and Advertising located in Notting Hill. From our three star hotel, it is only a 15 minute bus journey. There are 12,000 unique items in this Museum, and the story teaches us what changes from Victorian times to the present day.

So book with Hyde Park Hotels, get a big smile and learn a bit more about London history.

We’re part of the London history

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shutterstock_112957825Since 1871, Royal Albert Hall has received the world’s greatest artists and performers, that is why has been considered one of the world’s most famous stage and with unprecedented history.
The Hall is a registered charity held in trust for the nation, located in South Kensington, in the heart of the city of London, in Kensington. If you want to see the concert of your dreams, do not forget to book your journey in advance and choose our three star hotels for the best comfort. Very close from Royal Albert Hall this stylish and elegant building has beautiful Victorian lines. Hyde Park Hotels (Westpoint Hotel, Abbey Court Hotel and Aspen Apartments) offers you the best service and attendance.

St Paul’s Cathedral is extremely close from Hyde Park Hotels, as well. A majesty building that dominates the London skyline and visitors can climb 528 steps to Golden Gallery for the spectacular and panoramic views of London. From these three star hotels, you can walk to Wellington Arch,  one of the most viewed London landmarks, very close to Hyde Park. Go to the balconies, and explore the bronze sculpture as the views over London’s Royal Parks and the Houses of Parliament.

Staying at Westpoint Hotel gives you the easy access to Windsor Castle. The oldest and largest occupied castle in the world, and the official residence of Her Majesty The Queen, Windsor castle is 30 minutes by train from Paddington. So why not stay with

Nonstop London

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London is a nonstop city. This October, we do have several events for all tastes. Starting with the fans of photography here are the highlights: Wildlife Photographer of the Year runs until March Natural History Museum.

You can choose to watch an exhibition of modern art. For the seventh year, PAD London Art Fair brings modern art, design, decorative arts, photography, jewellery and tribal art from 1860 to today. PAD London is available in Berkeley Square.

Moniker Art Fair returns this month, as well. Moniker is a ‘reminder of the international scope of street art and beyond’. Brick Lane is the stage for this big exhibition with a positive reputation among art collectors, critics and art lovers. Moniker Art Fair stays in London until 20th October.

If you prefer live music events, you can choose between Peter Gabriel, at O2 on 21st October, John Mayer on 20th or even Jessie J on 29th October. The O2 arena is only 20 minutes away from Hyde Park Hotels. WestPoint Hotel, Abbey court Hotel and Aspen Apartments welcomes all the festivals, all the visitors, and can help you choose the best programme for all your stay in London. Hyde Park Hotels, located in Sussex Gardens, one minute walking from Paddington Station, gives you the best comfort with the best deal.

This month, from 25th, you can go see London International Animation Festival. LIAF is a showcase of creative animation. The aim is to show that animation is more than cartoons for children. Available at Barbican Centre, ten minutes away from Paddington by tube.

Are you a food lover? The London Restaurant Festival hits the streets. This annual festival incorporates over 800 different restaurants from around the capital. Go out and you will find out Spanish food, Italian, Japanese, or even Mexican food. London Restaurant Festival ends on 21st October. So enjoy your visit and whilst staying at Hyde Park Hotels enjoy food from all over the world.

The Ski & Snowboard Show is coming on 30th October. Prepare yourself for the winter and try the snow as soon as you expected. This Snow show has been running for 40 years and keeps giving smiles to families and friends. Earls Court Exhibition Centre is the big stage for the snowboard show.

 

Come and experience winter in London

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MusicalRoots-574x340Do you think it is freezing now? Not in London. London has this peculiar essence that no cold can get you out of streets. Every Londoner or everyone who lives in London knows that it is impossible stay home in the Winter. Whether rains, snows, sun, wind…  Nothing stops a true Londoner. Every day there’s something going on. The options are vast. So if you would like to know more about culture from all over the world, art, music or even festivals of any style you are in the right place.

If there is a city where the best musician comes out, it is London. Every fan of quality music knows where to get one of the best tours of rock n’ roll. London has an impressive rock music history, and it is a pleasure to show it to every visitor, or to any lover of rock music. The London Rock Music Tour takes you to rock n’ roll landmarks; from bohemian Soho to the north London neighbourhoods of Camden Town, and Hampstead Village. Wants to know more about The Beatles? Paul McCartney? Then come to London. Want to know where the Rolling stones cut their first album or met Pink Floyd studios? The London Music Tour takes you there.

From Hyde Park Hotels only takes ten minutes to get the tour. You can also visit the place where Jimi Hendrix burned his first guitar, where Jimmy Page cut his first album and where Amy Winehouse lived.

The comfort  we provide to our guest  gives  strengths to see sites connected with U2, The Clash, the Sex pistols, Queen, the Who, Elton John and others.

This is London, so come to visit us this winter and check all the things we have to offer. This city never sleeps  and neither does Hyde Park Hotels. We are available 24 hours a day. We are always ready to assist any guest.

Take a tour and meet our hotel

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 We warmly welcome you to stay with us during your visit to London. With a superb location near Hyde Park, Hyde Park hotels prides itself of its Central London location in the heart of Paddington, providing a perfect base for exploring London.

Close to central transport links; less than 5 minutes walk from Paddington Station and 15 minutes away from Heathrow Airport by the Heathrow Express. Our location provides accessible accommodation for the 02 arena for concerts and Excel centre for conferences, both can be reached from us in less than half an hour.

We provide 24 hour reception, lounge area and a complimentary use of our luggage room and lifts to all floors. Our rooms all have en-suite showers, refreshment facilities and televisions. We offer a buffet breakfast to our guests in the dining room.

Winter festivals are coming

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Winter festivals are coming to entertain Londoners and visitors.  For all fans of winter here are the highlights:  from 23th November Winter Wonderland will be available at Hyde Park. Hyde Park Hotels are only 5 minutes away from Hyde Park, walking distance.

Visit http://www.hydeparkwinterwonderland.com to find out more about this fantastic festival. Here at Hyde Park Hotels (www.hydeparkhotels.com). With rides, ice skating, sculptures and seasonal food there is something for everyone, young and old.  This event will take place until 5th January 2014. Don’t forget to book your room with us as soon as you can and visit Winter wonderland.  Our offers are fantastic, and if you book in advance through our website you will get 35% off on your booking.

From 17th November until 7 January Southbank centre presents The Winter Festival. Over 1,000 musicians, dancers and artist perform at Southbank centre. http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/winter-festival. The Soutbank is less than 20 minutes away by tube and gives you a truly international feel of the diversity of London.  Southbank centre also presents The Chocolate Festival. Between 13th and 15th December be sweet and eat the best chocolate of the world in London.

Spitafields Music is coming as well. Starts on 6th of December until 13th. So do not get lost and find a way to get this music festival. Know more at http://www.spitalfieldsmusic.org.uk/

Rod Stewart still going strong

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Two days in a roll in London. Rod Stewart is still going strong and will play for two nights on 20th and 21st September. The O2 Arena will host this legendary performer and thousands of fans are eager to see how Rod Stewart still rocks. In the UK Stewart has had  six consecutive number one albums and a tally of 62 hit singles.

This 68 year old singer has a distinctive voice and still  captivates fans.

Fix the dates: 20th and 21st September. There are still tickets available, but not for long. Book your ticket and your hotel. We are at Sussex Gardens, in Paddington. WestPoint hotel is only one minute walking from Paddington Station. By tube, you only take 20 minutes to O2 Arena.

Looking forward to Welcoming you at Hyde Park Hotels. Visit us www.hydeparkhotels.com

Ready to get fashionable?

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London Fashion Week is coming. Designers will surprise all fashion lovers between 13th and 17th september.  Now is the time to build your fashion kudos. Do you know what the new season trends are? Are you ready for autumn/ winter? We bet you are! But you better think in spring/summer for 2014, because this is the real news. In 2014 be glamorous, stylish and show your best fashion face.

Designers from all over the world will give us the best clothes, shoes, and a lot of reasons to go shopping. Well, in London we do not need good reasons to shop, but why not find another great reason!

Hyde Park Hotels offers to all fashion lovers great discounts. Meanwhile you are in London to see all the designers’ trends, book with us directly through our website at www.hydeparkhotels.com. You will get 35% off and you also can enjoy our hospitality in splendid Victorian surroundings.

The hub of London Fashion Week Somerset House in central London besides the River Thames. This is the catwalk you need to find to see all the top designers and fashion houses. Hyde Park Hotels provide quick and easy access to the venues, so you don’t need to worry about being fashionably late. As you become inspired the choice of shopping locations is endless, right on our doorstep is Oxford Street, with every possible trend available and the delights of high end boutiques and department stores in Knightsbridge.

Let’s celebrate the river

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Mayor’s Thames Festival is ‘running’ on the waterside of London. This year it is bigger than previous years. Until 15th September come on over and enjoy the party with Hyde Park Hotels. Westpoint hotel and Abbey Court hotel are 10 minutes walking from where all the fun is. This annual event it is unique and has a lot to offer to all visitors. Walkers, swimmers, kayakers, rowers, sailors, anyone who loves river can join this incredible event.

This year the calendar is even more attractive. You can join in a cruise with Dan Cruickshank. The famous National Geographic and BBC presenter will take you on an architectural tour of London’s bridges. From the past to present, the art historian will show how these Bridges have shaped London’s history.

Thames Festival has a lot more to offer.  From climate change, geography and cartography to literature, cinema, art and architecture. Choose what attracts you more and enjoy this party in the riverside.

Do you want to know all the secrets and stories from river Thames? This year celebrated authors and Blue Badge Guides will show fascinating walking exploration of London’s famous river. And why not doing it with a chorus? On 15th September 600 London school children will perform a repertoire of songs inspired by the maritime history.

This year we do not have fireworks and the usual night carnival. That is alright. We all can handle a party without fireworks and dancing. Check how you can celebrate London’s river at  http://thamesfestival.org/