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4.1 out of 5

"in good area, surrounding eating facilities, staff friendly " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 04 Aug 2019

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Hotel Description

Lancaster Gate Hotel places you in the center of London, within just a 15-minute stroll of Hyde Park and Kensington Palace. Highlights at this Victorian hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

All 196 rooms feature LCD TVs with satellite channels, and you can enjoy coffee/tea makers, safes, and hair dryers. 24-hour room service, desks, and free toiletries are also available.

The restaurant, Serpentine Restaurant, serves international cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The hotel's own bar/lounge is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities. Buffet breakfast is available on weekdays between 6:00 AM and 10:00 AM and on weekends between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

With a stay at this 3-star London City Centre hotel, you'll be 3.4 km (2.1 mi) from Buckingham Palace and 4.2 km (2.6 mi) from The British Museum.

Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$101* Per night/room 10 Aug. - 11 Aug.

Single Room

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Family Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Lancaster Gate Hotel ratings based on 7 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Lancaster Gate Hotel

Everyone (5) Family (1)
4 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Aug. 2019

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4 out of 5
in good area, surrounding eating facilities, staff friendly

Posted by on 4 Aug. 2019

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4 out of 5
Check in quick & easy. Building well maintained in side & out. Staff very friendly & knowledgable always ready to help. Daily room service. Handy location to Hyde Park & underground. Plenty of shops, cafes & restaurants nearby at Queensway & Bayswater.

Posted by on 1 Jun. 2019

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4 out of 5
Nice hotel, close to Hyde park. Everything was great except the beds were very firm.

Posted by on 15 Jan. 2019

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4 out of 5
Nice hotel close to most things the dinner menue nead a bit more off choices

Posted by , from Melbourne on 7 Sep. 2018

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4 out of 5

Nice and quiet hotel.

Had a pleasant stay, a nice quaint and quiet hotel.

Posted by , from Australia on 23 Aug. 2017

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5 out of 5

Easy access to underground and the Hyde Park area

Pros: Convenience to transport
Cons: From our point of view, nothing much.
Location: Access to Hyde Park, Shops in Notting Hill.
Really nothing to complain about, the experience was better than expected for a busy city

Posted by , from Australia on 21 Aug. 2017

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. There are 2 meeting rooms available. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the eco-friendly Lancaster Gate Hotel. You'll have access to the health club at a partner property. A complete renovation of Lancaster Gate Hotel was completed in December 2018. This Victorian London hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 196 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • Built in 1866
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Heathrow Airport (LHR) (24.8 km / 15.4 mi)
  • Train station: London Paddington Station (0.9 km / 0.5 mi)
  • Metro station: Queensway Underground Station (0.4 km / 0.3 mi)

Room Amenities

Lancaster Gate Hotel offers 196 accommodations with safes and coffee/tea makers. LCD televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in December 2018.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Serpentine Restaurant - This restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available. Happy hour is offered.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. No onsite parking is available. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 12.00 for adults and GBP 6.00 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 50 (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hotel Lancaster Gate
  • Lancaster Gate
  • Lancaster Gate Hotel
  • Lancaster Gate Hotel London
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  • Hyde Park Premier London Paddington Hotel London
  • Park Grand London Lancaster Gate England
  • Lancaster Gate Hotel London, England
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You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

  • Green Tourism Programme

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

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