The Admiral Hotel London; a must stay for any intrepid budget traveler
Finding a reasonably low priced hotel accommodation based in London’s city center which has clean rooms and good basic facilities is not always an easy task, simply because of the high cost of living in UK’s capital city. Though in terms of budget options there is one diamond in the rough that offers fantastic value for money and is situated close to the main CBD, just a stones throw from the shops, restaurants and several main tourist attractions.
You’ll find the Admiral Hotel London standing just 5 minutes walk from Paddington’s underground train station on Sussex Gardens Road and parallel to the large Hyde Park Green area. There is several public transportation options conveniently located in and around the surrounding area, including buses, taxis, over and underground trains and even a set of bicycle tracks for those who prefer a little physical exertion. From the Admiral Hotel guests will be a short stroll from a number of sights, such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Science Museum, Madam Tussauds Wax Works and whole host of high street shops, backstreet art galleries, trendy night spots and dining options.
The hotel is actually built into a renovated early 19th century town house with its classical exterior which blends in well with the local surroundings; on the inside the rooms have obviously been re-done in a modern décor that reflects stylish cotemporary living combined with a touch of old Victorian elegance giving off a warm homely feel. There are 18 different rooms to choose from, with various sizes that will suit everyone from lone travelers to couples to larger family groups. Visitors can select either the single, double, triple or quadruple rooms, all have been recently upgraded with a range of luxury fittings and artworks hand created by the actual hotel owner. Each room comes complete with a standard selection of amenities which include a private en-suite shower and toilet, a large wall mounted color television, satellite channels, complimentary WIFI internet access, tea and coffee making facilities, an iron, a hairdryer, a small refrigerator and an IDD telephone. The hotel offers a number of helpful facilities to newly arrived guests including a document copying and printing service, a luggage storage room, a 24-hour front desk open for any questions, advice or recommendations and an on-site car park area available for those who may require it although pre-booking is necessary.
In terms of dining options, the area directly surrounding the hotel has a wide selection of fine dining restaurants, fast food cafes and snack shops within close reach. The Admiral hotel recently added a new large bar/restaurant to the ground floor area which serves up a sumptuous array of traditional European dishes and in the mornings you can look forward to a mouth watering English breakfast to help you start off your day. Alternatively sample one of the many beers, wines or spirits listed on their extensive drinks menu to help put you in the holiday mood.
Overall the Admiral Hotel London is an excellent accommodation choice for any holiday traveler thinking of coming to London; with its cool clean rooms, reasonable prices, central location and on-site restaurant, this hotel is a great place to start your European adventure.