Bed and breakfast hotels in Paddington, London

B&B hotels close to Paddington rail station

Bed and breakfast hotels near Paddington rail station in London
St David's is a good example of Paddington B&Bs

The bed and breakfasts on offer in Paddington are small, simple hotels with no frills. The cheapest ones can be very basic and although all offer breakfast, some will charge extra whilst others will include it in the price.

There are a wide range of bed & breakfasts in Paddington as it is a main transport hub for London. It is worth exploring all options available as the competitive market means Paddington can offer some great B&B deals.

The area is particularly attractive to those flying into Heathrow and using the fast Heathrow Express airport train into Paddington Station or those arriving from the west of England or Wales where Paddington is the London terminus.

Paddington location benefits

There is an abundance of bed and breakfast hotels in Paddington. The cheap bed and breakfast hotels in Paddington are mostly located to the south of the station around Norfolk Square and along Sussex Gardens which are between 100-300 metres away.

Nearly every building around Norfolk Square and Sussex Gardens in Paddington are small independent hotels offering bed and breakfast accommodation. These buildings are terraced Victorian and Georgian houses so there is a wide range of choice available.

The area immediately outside Paddington Station is fairly plain but there is a good choice of restaurants for all budgets and various convenience stores available. Walk away from Paddington for 5-min and you'll notice the area opens up into a more elegant and village-style neighbourhood with avenues, mews and cobbled streets. Every so often you'll find a local pub, restaurant and convenience store. The area is perfectly safe with the usual common-sense precautions.

Paddington is a great location for travellers on a budget. It is only one mile from the centre of London but offers reduced prices when compared to hotels in Oxford Street area which is just a 10-min walk away. As Paddington is a major transport hub in London it offers easy access to the rest of London via 4 Underground lines and regular bus routes. It is also the easiest and quickest transfer from London Heathrow via the Heathrow Express.

Price guide for bed and breakfasts in Paddington

On average, budget bed & breakfasts range between £50-100 per night. The cheapest B&Bs can be basic and have mixed reviews but offer great value when considering the location. If you are just looking for a base and are not intending to spend much time at your hotel then these cheaper rooms offer great value.

Not all bed and breakfast hotels are at the value end of the market. There are many that offer much more luxury and a more personal service too. As there is such a wide range of bed and breakfast hotels available in Paddington, the prices do tend to remain competitive, so it is worth exploring all the options available.

Are bed and breakfast hotels in Paddington the right option for you?

Why choose a bed & breakfast in Paddington?

Paddington is a great location, central but not with the higher prices of Oxford Street just a 10-min walk away. Many Underground lines pass through Paddington, so you can quickly get to most places in Central London within 20-min.

What are the alternatives to Paddington B&Bs?

We also recommend considering Earl's Court and nearby Bayswater as these are good alternatives to Paddington for cheap hotels, particularly if you are not using Paddington as your arrival point in London.

We have selected a variety of bed and breakfast hotels in Paddington for you to choose from:

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easy Hotel Paddington, London

Located close to Paddington Railway & Underground Stations. Rooms with or without window (choose) and paid for TV. All bedrooms are en-suite. No breakfast, but there are plenty of restaurants, cafes and bars nearby. This basic hotel is just a short walk from the famous Little Venice with its colourful barges and boats.

Facilities include • Paid for Wi-Fi • Triple rooms • Air-con
Nearest tube: 3-min walk to Paddington

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St David's Hotel St David's Hotel

St David's Hotel Paddington, London

A popular and affordable bed and breakfast right next to Paddington Station. Here they serve a varied breakfast including vegetarian, gluten-free and continental options, all included in the price. Popular points of interest around the property include Hyde Park and The Serpentine.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Family rooms • Flat-screen TV • 24-hr front desk • Ticket booking • Picnic area • Gift shop • Currency exchange • Breakfast included
Nearest tube: 1-min walk to Paddington

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Astoria Hotel Astoria Hotel Paddington London

Astoria Hotel Paddington, London

You’ll find the Astoria in a Neo-Georgian building on a tree-lined street, less than half a mile north of Hyde Park. A good budget choice, this hotel also includes a full English breakfast in the price. There is a 24-hr front desk and free Wi-Fi.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Triple rooms • Concierge service • 24-hr front desk • Tour desk • Tea/coffee maker • Private paid parking onsite • Currency exchange • Breakfast included Nearest tube: 1-min walk to Paddington

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Classic Hotel Classic Hotel Paddington London

Classic Hotel Paddington, London

Guests love the location of this affordable hotel, set in a grand town house on a quiet tree-lined avenue, just a 5-min walk from Paddington Station. Continental breakfasts are served daily in the spacious dining room, including fresh fruit and cereals. There is a great range of international restaurants close by.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Single/family rooms • Breakfast included • 24-hr front desk • Ticket booking • Picnic area • Gift shop • Private on-site parking Nearest tube: 5-min walk to Paddington

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Dolphin Inn Dolphin Inn Paddington London

Dolphin Inn Paddington, London

The Dolphin Inn is a simple, clean, budget option housed in a Victorian building and situated on a garden square in Paddington. There is a kitchen with microwave and cooking facilities. It is just a 2-minute walk from Paddington Station. There are only 14 rooms and a communal breakfast room, creating a cosy atmosphere.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Family rooms and dorms • Continental breakfast included • Vending machine • 24-hour front desk • Tea/coffee facilities • Laundry Nearest tube: 5-min walk to Paddington

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Haven Hotel Haven Hotel Paddington London

Haven Hotel Paddington, London

Haven Hotel is an affordable and pretty hotel, located in Sussex Gardens. It offers traditionally furnished rooms with satellite TV. Full English or continental breakfasts are also offered in the room price and are served in Haven Hotel’s eating area.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Family rooms • Full English breakfast included • 24-hour front desk • Tea and coffee facilities • Desk in room • Onsite paid for parking
Nearest tube: 5-min walk to Paddington

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Piccolino Hyde Park Hotel Piccolino Hyde Park Hotel Paddington London

Piccolino Hyde Park Hotel, Paddington London

A charming, sensibly priced bed and breakfast located between Paddington Station and Hyde Park, with a range of international restaurants just steps away. Guests enjoy a traditional continental breakfast served daily including a selection of cereals and fresh coffee, all included in the room rate.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi • Triple rooms • Ticket desk • 24-hr front desk • Luggage storage • Special diet menus on request • Tea/coffee facilities • TV with satellite channels and DVD player • Breakfast included
Nearest tube: 2-min walk to Paddington

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The Craven Hotel The Craven Hotel Paddington London

The Craven Hotel, Paddington London

This hotel includes a Full English breakfast in the price and is just a 1-min walk from Hyde Park. Colourful rooms feature flat-screen TVs and free toiletries. Oxford Street's shopping is just a 15-min walk away.

Facilities include • Free Wi-Fi in public areas • Single rooms available • Ticket desk • 24-hr front desk • Free toiletries • Breakfast included
Nearest tube: 5-min walk to Paddington

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Other main B&B hotel areas in London

Kings Cross / St Pancras B&Bs - Opposite Kings Cross and St Pancras Station is Argyle Square, around which are some of the best value Bed and Breakfast hotels in London.

Earls Court Kensington B&Bs - Budget hotel district catering for the budget traveller, particularly convenient for those flying into Heathrow Airport.

Bayswater B&Bs - Another budget hotel district on the north side of Hyde Park. Cheap during the week, room rates go up at weekends.

Victoria B&Bs - The most central B&B district for which you pay a small premium. Cheap airport buses direct to all 4 major London airports.

Types of bed and breakfast hotels in London