Park Grand Paddington Court is a five-star hotel, brilliantly located so that you’re not too far away from the chaos of Paddington nor the vast green freedom of Hyde Park.
Notting Hill and Portobello Markets are about a mile to the west and the stretch of retail heaven that is Oxford Street is a manageable walk away too.
The hotel is also well-served by public transport, with two Tube stations within walking distance – Queensway (on the Central Line) and Baywater (Circle and District).
But if you’ve travelled to Park Grand Paddington Court by car, where is there to park? Luckily, there are no fewer than six car parks within a one-mile walk of the hotel.
The closest is Paddington Station Public Car Park, which sits less than half a mile and under 10 minutes’ walk away. You’ll find it at 18 Bishop’s Bridge Road; enter W2 6AG into your sat-nav if possible.
Also half a mile away is Queensway Car Park on 27 Devonshire Terrace (W2 3DP) and the NCP Car Park London Arthur Court on Queensway (W2 5HL).
Widening the net a little wider, the NCP on Edgware Road (W2 2HN) is under a mile away and should take around 17 minutes to walk from.
There are two other NCP car parks bang-on a mile away at 43A Crawford Street in Marylebone (W1H 1JR) and Marble Arch (W1H 7LB). Both will take around 20 minutes to walk from.
If for whatever reason none of these car parks fit the bill, you can find residents willing to rent out their parking space through JustPark.com, which works much like Airbnb.
Parking inside the M25 means that you could be subject to the capital’s congestion charge, which can be up to £11.50 a day.
You can avoid this and save money by making use of London’s park and ride scheme, which offers rail routes into the capital from eight different directions.
It calculates the distance from the motorway to each London Underground station with parking. The service then works out the journey time from those stations to your destination and finds the cheapest and quickest options for your journey.