The Shaftesbury Hyde Park International boasts a fantastic location in an exclusive area of West London, close to a number of lively and popular tourist districts and with excellent transport links to the rest of the capital. The hotel is situated in Bayswater, close to Kensington and Paddington, and with several interesting attractions on the doorstep. Queensway and the Bayswater Road are the home of a shopping centre and plenty of individual shops, and the museums of Kensington including the Natural History and Science Museums are just around the corner. Hyde Park is also close by, with Kensington Gardens and royal residence Buckingham Palace also within the vicinity. The West End and Piccadilly Circus are also within walking distance, providing ample distractions in the form of Oxford Street, Soho, Covent Garden and the revered Theatreland. Paddington Train Station is near to the hotel building, and the nearby Bayswater and Queensway tube stations provide access to the Circle, District and Central lines.
The hotel is outfitted with a number of modern facilities to make your stay as pleasant and stress-free as possible. Reception is open 24 hours a day and is staffed by multilingual employees, and the concierge is also open around the clock to help you best organise your trip. Free WiFi is available in all public areas, and the business services available within the hotel are helpful for guests travelling for work issues. There is a private lounge with a selection of daily newspapers, free luggage storage room and laundry and dry cleaning services available.
A limited 'park and pay' service is available to residents - please contact the hotel directly for further details and to book.
Each of the bedrooms at the Shaftesbury Hyde Park International are decorated in a style that befits a modern boutique hotel, with a contemporary and fashionable aesthetic that compliments the surrounding area of Bayswater. Printed wallpaper, modern furnishings and a muted colour palette tap into a minimalist theme, and every room comes equipped with several good quality amenities. These include air conditioning, free internet access, interactive satellite television, tea and coffee maker, hairdryer, complimentary toiletries, ensuite bathroom, iron, telephone, safe, radio and bathrobe and slippers. The more spacious Duplex rooms also have a kitchenette area and plasma television.
Not to be outdone by the vast selection of eateries in the local area, the Shaftesbury Hyde Park International has its own funky bar and restaurant that shares in the highly contemporary theme of the hotel as a whole. Full English and Continental breakfasts are available each morning in the breakfast room, and the restaurant serves classic British dishes alongside lighter diner-style snacks in the evening.