Brunel Hotel - London

79-81 Gloucester Terrace, London, United Kingdom, W2 3HBshow map
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Overview

Placed just off Hyde Park, Brunel Hotel comprises 42 rooms with city views. The building was renovated in 2011. Storage for belongings, a safety deposit box and a newspaper stand are available for guests' convenience.

The hotel is 30 minutes' walk away from London Zoo. Sherlock Holmes Museum is also set just 1.8 km from Brunel Hotel.

It is within walking distance of a theatre, a palace and a college.

This hotel is 400 meters from Lancaster Gate underground station. The nearest airport is London City, which lies within 20 km from the property.

Rooms

It offers rooms with a minibar, climate control and ironing facilities, along with spacious bathrooms. Brunel Hotel offers a magnificent view to its guests. Also, the venue provides rooms with a dishwasher, coffee/tea making facilities and a kettle.

Eat & Drink

You can pick up a cold buffet breakfast from 07:00 till 10:00. The hotel comprises a 24-hour restaurant and a snack bar. Guests can spend time in the small bar serving a wide range of coffee and tea. Offering a selection of meals, Spice Guru and Tuk Din are approximately 50 meters away.

You can start your day with a full english breakfast, which costs GBP 9.50 per person per night. 

Services

For your convenience the hotel provides 24-hour front desk assistance, laundry and newspaper service; cars and bicycles rentals are also available.

Relax

The hotel features a casino and an outdoor pool area for a pleasant stay.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   42.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant buffet

Breakfast room

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper service

Dining

  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Printers
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Casino
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Jacuzzi

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Courtyard view
  • Pool view
  • River view
  • Park view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Free toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
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Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsExisting beddingFREE
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Rooms and availability

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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Paddington StationPaddington Station1700 ft
Hyde ParkHyde Park3300 ft
The Kufa GalleryThe Kufa Gallery2700 ft
The Park GalleryThe Park Gallery2700 ft
Light GalleryLight Gallery3000 ft
Mark GalleryMark Gallery3000 ft
Lancaster GateLancaster Gate1000 ft
QueenswayQueensway2000 ft
Edgware RoadEdgware Road3300 ft
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Flavors of IndiaFlavors of India200 ft46 Gloucester Terrace
MandarinMandarin100 ft33 Craven Road
Tuk DinTuk Din200 ft41 Craven Road
Spice GuruSpice Guru200 ft42-44 Gloucester Terrace
Khan'sKhan's600 ft13-15 Westbourne Grove
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London ZooLondon Zoo1.8 mi
Euston StationEuston Station2.2 mi
Charing Cross StationCharing Cross Station2.2 mi
Waterloo StationWaterloo Station2.9 mi
British MuseumBritish Museum2.2 mi
The Royal Albert HallThe Royal Albert Hall4600 ft
Notting Hill Gate StationNotting Hill Gate Station4300 ft
Leicester Square StationLeicester Square Station2.2 mi
Embankment StationEmbankment Station2.4 mi
Carnaby Street Carnaby Street 1.7 miSoho
Buckingham PalaceBuckingham Palace1.8 miBuckingham Palace Road
Old Compton StreetOld Compton Street2.1 mi LondonEngland
Royal Hospital ChelseaRoyal Hospital Chelsea2.1 miRoyal Hospital Road
Shaftesbury AvenueShaftesbury Avenue2.1 mi LondonEngland
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Getting around
Airports
London City Airport (LCY)9.9 mi
Northolt (NHT)10.7 mi
Train
Paddington Station1400 ft
Underground
Lancaster Gate1400 ft
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Reviews
6.0
GoodBased on  375  reviews

Rating by category:

6.0
Location
4.0
Rooms
8.0
Service
4.0
Dining
  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Disponibility from staff

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    I liked the relaxed atmosphere - the staff were most helpful but not intrusively so - the easy use of the computer to check email at any time was much appreciated. The breakfast was excellent - varied and plentiful and I liked the fact that I was not having to pay for a cooked breakfast I did not want, cooked breakfast being ordered and paid for separately if required. Also, the wide spread of breakfast hours was ideal. The location is perfect and the walk back from Lancaster Gate tube station easy and safe. I should certainly stay there again and have already recommended the hotel to other people.

    I was in a double room and there was not really anywhere to unpack everything nor anywhere to keep an open suitcase - I managed to tuck it on the floor but it was not at all convenient and, had there been two of us in the room with luggage, it would have been difficult to manage. Even the chair by the desk/dressing table surface did not have room to pull out as it was fairly jammed against the bottom of the bed. None of this mattered to me but it might be important to a couple planning to book a room.

  • 3.8
    Guest rating

    I am aware that a lot of socalled three star hotels in London are not all that they appear to be on the internet, but this is by far the worst hotel I have ever stayed in. The carpets were dusty, the room so small I could barely put my luggage on the floor and a shower so small that it was very difficult not to flood the whole floor.There was no safe in the room, not Sateelite tv and worst of all, there was no air conditioning.The electric socket was so close to the built in cupboard that it was impossible to use it to charge my mobile phone.When I moved to another room, the staff was extremely unfriendly and at first refused to move me. At 80 pounds per night I expected more.

  • 6.2
    Good

    that pretty small TV which provided us lots of useful weather information. Having it, Chou mic and I could choose the right umbrella. Chou mic smells good on Christmas day. Chou mare used the blow drier for his beautiful hair. Chou mare thought to erect a wind turbine next to that big and comfortable bed because from the large window came a draught. we had many towels used instead of blanket. Chou mic: London resembles Bucharest. Chou mare: London offered us almost the same sensations as Bucharest.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Easy access to underground, room large enough, spotless clean, good ratio quality/price

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Location was quite central. We managed to walked to Oxford st from the hotel. Staff was very friendly.

    The hotel was kind of old, the room was quite small but its definitely do-able.

  • 4.6
    Guest rating

    Free internet

    This was the worst deal I have ever made in my life. I paid 149 pounds per night for a very cheap hotel. room was very small, I can hardly move around. very hot- no air condition. reception staff are rude. No assistance is provided with carrying luggage. my room was in the 4th floor and lift is up to 3rd floor. stairs are narrow.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    no fuss,clean,pleasant helpful staff overall a nice stress free break

  • 4.2
    Guest rating

    Only the price, and that only because it was a Booked.net special offer.

    The toilel stank - there was some kind of plumbing problam. The roon was small, cramped and badly designed. This is the sort of hotel which gives London a bad reputation, and should be closed down.

  • 9.0
    Superb

    Staff were very helpfull. Thgey even provided me with breakfast prior top the time they normaly did it, OK I had to do some things myself, but I recieved a very good brerakfast at 5.00 am. Cost was good value.

    My reoom was in tghe basement with very little ventilation, and there was underground train noise at times, but I did manage to get a good nights rest.

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    Good service. The recepcionist gave us a warm welcome and was all time available. Very helpful. The room (double) in general was really good: clean, tidy and bed very confortabe. I recommend it!

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Everything was ok)) location in a 10 minutes bus trip from Oxford street, various attractions, a lot of cafes and restaurants next to the hotel, Paddington station and a pleasant staff)) My Tv set was not in order, and I was immediately suggested another room with a twin bed though I was travelling alone))

    We Russians got used to a large space and from the first sight I was surprised with so small tiny rooms and a narrow corridors between them) but it didnt disturb much as I stayed there not for a long time) Besides most of such hotels are quite the same.

  • 6.6
    Good

    Brunel Hotel is only 5 minutes walk from Paddington Station. There are plenty of small restaraunts and uncroweded pubs in this area.

    Single room is tiny (mine seemed to be about 4 sq. meters). If you visit London for shopping it could be a problem: a lack of storage space)

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Room was adequate, breakfast was reasonably good.

    Windows not double glazed and a lot of road noise from a busy road, smelly drains, noisy neighbours, photos did not accurately reflect the size of the room.

  • 3.4
    Guest rating

    Nothing really as the staff especially the one who was working when I checked it, was grumpy and unfriendly. She had no sense of respect and has an attitude and lacks manners.

    The price was very unfair for a hotel which claims to be a three-star hotel. I have stayed at less pricy hotel and less stars but had good service. I got stuck in the elevator and it took them some time to realize that I was stuck until I kept my finger pressed on the bell for minutes, I got the help I needed. The woman who was at the reception was unfriendly and impolite. Another thing I did not like about this hotel is the fact that they directly withdrew the money from my card before I even checked in; even when it says non-refundable as a hotel policy, I think it is not very nice as I brought cash with which I wanted to pay. I am a frequent traveler and I have never experienced such policies in European hotels. During the night I kept hearing noises from the rooms around and the quality of furniture in the room were not very satisfying. Before I booked the room, I have checked the pictures of the rooms and expected the room to be big; however, when I got the room I was surprised of how tiny it was. I recommend they use an accurate lens when they photograph the rooms. My stay was between 24th to 28th of October, 2012

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Highlights
6
GoodBased on  375 reviews
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 2 yearsExisting beddingFREE
PetsPets are not allowed.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
London City Airport (LCY)9.9 mi
Northolt (NHT)10.7 mi
Train
Paddington Station1400 ft
Underground
Lancaster Gate1400 ft
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