Best Budget Hotels in London


When it comes to booking a place to stay in London, the vast number and wide-ranging quality of hotels can leave many visitors feeling overwhelmed, discouraged or even frustrated.

The typical London visitor is usually looking for somewhere with a convenient location, the right amenities, suitable facilities and a high level of luxury that doesn’t break the bank.

With this kind of criteria in mind, it’s clear that the multiple Park Grand hotels in London perfectly fit the brief, whether it’s for an overnight stay or a week-long residency.

All of the Park Grand London hotels have an official AA rating of four stars, while two of them achieve a maximum five stars.

The Piccadilly London West End

Address: 65-73 Shaftesbury Avenue, Piccadilly, W1D 6EX

Nearest Tube Station: Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo, Piccadilly)

Located a stone’s throw away from the world-famous Piccadilly Circus, the five-star-rated Piccadilly London West End hotel sits in the heart of the West End, which means you will feel the buzz of the city as soon as you set foot onto the pavement outside.

The streets may be buzzing and hectic, but the hotel itself is contemporary and warmly inviting with gorgeously designed bedrooms, ranging from deluxe to club rooms and suites.

Standard facilities include free Wi-Fi internet in public areas, a selection of daily newspapers, a private lounge with refreshments, restaurant and bar, conference service and luggage room facilities.

All rooms come with air conditioning, TV with satellite channels, private bath/shower with hairdryer, telephone, in-room coffee and tea service, plug adaptors for European, US and UK appliances and an iron with ironing board. Breakfast is thrown in too.

Guests can choose between a single, double, twin or club double room, in addition to a junior suite or four-poster bedroom.

Park Grand London Lancaster Gate

Address: 14-16 Craven Hill, London, W2 3DU

Nearest Tube Station: Paddington (Bakerloo, Circle, District, Hammersmith & City)

Also rated five-stars by the AA, this chic hotel – located a short walk from Paddington Station – is one of London’s most stylish and refined residential locations.

The hotel’s brilliant location places you within walking distance of some of London’s best-loved places such as Hyde Park, Notting Hill, Mayfair, even Covent Garden as well as many of the city’s best museums and attractions.

Every room is beautifully decorated with plenty of space and first-rate technology, such as a modern media hub, free high-speed Wi-Fi and broadband internet, telephone with voicemail, en-suite bathroom with rain shower, as well as facilities for making tea and coffee.

In the morning, guests can choose between a continental or traditional full English breakfast. There is also a relaxing bar, serving a fine range of teas and coffees, in addition to alcoholic drinks and light appetizers. The bar is the perfect place to meet friends or chill out, but if you fancy winding further, there’s the calm and welcoming garden.

Alternatively, if you fancy expanding your tea experience, the Park Grand London Lancaster Gate offers afternoon tea in a traditional form, or complemented by chocolate or champagne.

The hotel operates around the clock concierge service, while check-in time is 2.00pm with check-out at 12.00 noon.

Park Grand London Paddington

Address: 1-2 Queens Gardens Bayswater, London, W2 3BA

Nearest Tube Station: Paddington (Bakerloo, Circle, District, Hammersmith & City)

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The calm and serene hotel forms part of a trio of Park Grand hotels in close proximity with Park Grand London’s Lancaster Gate and Paddington Court hotels just around the corner.

This means you’re well-placed to visit all the same wonderful attractions within a short journey.

As with all the other Park Grand London hotels, breakfast comes included with the price of the room with guests being able to choose between a compact double room, deluxe double, deluxe twin, club room, a junior suite, triple room and club twin room.

All rooms come with a telephone with voicemail, iron and ironing board (upon request), in-room coffee/tea service, complimentary Wi-Fi and broadband internet access, private shower with hairdryer & complimentary toiletries. Club rooms, junior suites and deluxe double rooms also include a secure digital safe.

Park Grand Paddington Court London

Address: 27 Devonshire Terrace, London, W2 3DP

Nearest Tube Station: Paddington (Bakerloo, Circle, District, Hammersmith & City)

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Blessed with an Edwardian façade, this hotel oozes timeless style and elegance with a contemporary interior that strikes the perfect balance between classic and modern.

As well as the freshly cooked breakfast that is included with the room rate, guests can maintain their workout schedule by making use of the on-site fitness room. Most rooms come with a 32-inch plasma TV, as well as mood lighting, international plugs and complimentary broadband access, while club rooms also include a microwave.

Guests can choose between a deluxe single room, a deluxe twin, deluxe double, club double, club twin, compact double, triple, junior suite and a quad room.

Park Grand London Hyde Park

Address: 78-82 Westbourne Terrace, Paddington, London, W2 6QA

Nearest Tube Station: Paddington (Bakerloo, Circle, District, Hammersmith & City)

Park Grand London Hyde Park

Situated in one of the most desirable parts of London, the Park Grand London Hyde Park is ideal for overnight business stays, a romantic weekend away or lively families keen to experience the best the capital has to offer.

As the name suggests, this hotel is virtually on the doorstep of Hyde Park. Covering a vast 350 acres, Hyde Park is one of eight royal parks in London. In the summer, it hosts open-air pop concerts, while a Winter Wonderland pops up in the East section of the park from mid-November until early January.

Outside of special events, the magnificent park is home to a gorgeous lake as well as breathtaking memorials to Diana, Princess of Wales and victims of the Holocaust and the 7/7 bombings.

With air conditioning, free broadband, and satellite TV in all rooms, guests can choose from a deluxe single, deluxe double, deluxe twin, club double, superior triple, superior quad and duplex suite.

Park Grand London Kensington

Address: 33-37 Hogarth Road Kensington, London, SW5 0QQ

Nearest Tube Station: Earl’s Court (District, Piccadilly)

Park Grand London Kensington

Located in affluent and prestigious Kensington, this hotel is suited to London tourists and business travellers in equal measure, with a contemporary and elegant design throughout.

Guests can opt for a superior double room, a deluxe double, club double room, deluxe twin, deluxe triple or a club twin.

Park Grand London Heathrow

Address: 449 Great West Rd, Hounslow, TW5 0BU

Nearest Tube Station: Osterley (Piccadilly)


For those who prefer to keep the chaos of the city at arm’s length, Park Grand London Heathrow is perfect. You can get into the centre of London within 45 minutes and, as you’ll have guessed by the name, it is located right near Heathrow Airport, making it ideal for those awkwardly-timed flights.

The hotel is the newest in the Park Grand London line-up, but its welcome is no less grand or hospitable. Most rooms come with a 32-inch plasma TV, while all of them boast free broadband internet access, air conditioning, private bath/shower and a bath robe and slippers on request.

Room sizes include club double, club twin, deluxe single, deluxe double, deluxe twin, deluxe triple and deluxe quad.