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Thank you for choosing Smart Hotels and Hostels! Our mission is to provide comfortable, stylish, convenient and affordable accommodation in Central London at a price that can’t be beat.
Our locations are designed with the backpacker in mind. From our 24-hour reception to security lockers in the rooms, we have everything you need to enjoy your stay and feel comfortable.
All of our hostels feature:
• Taxes are included from 05/10/2009
• Security Lockers in the Rooms (£1.50 per day key rental required)
• 24-hour reception!
• Currency Exchange available at reception!
• FREE linens and blankets included!
• NO lock-out times or curfews!
• Individual security key-cards for every room!
• 24-hour CCTV for added security!
• WIFI and internet access available in the common rooms!
• FREE hot water 24-hours a day!
• Comfortable common rooms with colour televisions and satellite television!
• On-site self-service laundry facilities! (Ask at reception for pricing details.)
• FREE tourist information and 24-hour assistance!
Every hostel is also regularly health and safety regulated by the local governments.
The Hyde Park Inn features en-suite wash basins and plenty of toilet and shower facilities around the building. One of London’s beautiful listed buildings, the Hyde Park Inn is set in a traditional and beautiful street at the centre of bohemian Bayswater, one of London’s most beautiful districts. With a TV room featuring Sky satellite reception and a 42” plasma television, a reception with a coffee, juice and snack bar and an internet café with seating for laptop users and internet stations for those in need and a guest kitchen with modern well-kept appliances, you will have everything you need to have a good stay in London!
Of course, even with all of that you may be thinking about your lunch and dinner. Just down the road, we have two eateries that will set your mouth to watering and also keep your budget well sorted.
Our Pizza Factory restaurant features more than just pizza. With a menu full of enticing Italian-influenced dishes, we will satisfy your appetite without depleting your funds. And with a 20% guest discount off of everything but the buffets just by showing your room key, it makes it an even better deal!
Next door to the Pizza Factory is the more traditional Royal Bayswater Café. We have a special arrangement with them to get 10% discounts on all meals, from a full English breakfast to traditional Fish & Chips, you’ll find everything you need to satisfy your hunger!
And if you plan to visit the attractions of London, save yourself time and money by purchasing your attraction tickets right at reception! With up to 20% off of gate prices on attractions like Madame Tussaud’s, Tower of London, London Eye and the London Zoo, you will enjoy them even more as almost all of them are FastTrack tickets – jumping you right to the head of the queue!
Our locations are always directly in Central London. We have found the perfect hostels for you to reach any destination in London with ease as each one is located near an underground station and a bus stop! This will give you 24-hour access to the capital city!
Set just a stone’s throw from Hyde Park / Kensington Gardens, you can relax in the beauty of meticulously cultured gardens and large, open fields or go shopping on the local high street, Queensway, where you will find everything from Ice and Roller Skating to an historic shopping centre! Notting Hill and its famous Portobello Market are just a fifteen minute walk; Oxford Street, High Street Kensington, Marble Arch, Speakers’ Corner and a dozen other famous landmarks are just a twenty to thirty minute walk; downtown London and Westminster, with the famous ‘Big Ben’ and Westminster Abbey, the London Eye are all just one quick train ride away. Everything you want is within your reach here in Bayswater, and the Hyde Park Inn is your ticket to a fun, entertaining stay! Our entertainment directors spend all day thinking of ways for you to enjoy yourselves – from movie and game nights to pub crawls, we’re there to make sure you enjoy your stay!
If you have not satisfied with your stay for any reasons, we take your comments and suggestions seriously. We encourage you to speak to your dedicated and highly-trained staff to help us improve our hostels. We will work our hardest to make it a pleasant stay, whether one night or a month!
We urge you to read all of our small print in the Terms & Conditions on this website.
• SECURITY DEPOSIT: additional to your stay, we will require a GBP 10.00 cash security deposit to hold for the duration of your stay. This deposit will be reduced for any damages, lost or stolen items or for late check-out. Barring this, it will be returned in full at check-out.
• CHECK-IN: our check in is 24-hours from 11am on the day of arrival. Same-day early arrivals may store their luggage free of charge.
• PAYMENT: all payment is due on arrival to the hostel. Please have your payment plan sorted. Credit card payments are subject to a 5% bank-issued surcharge.
• CHECK-OUT: check out is by 10:00am on the day of departure. Late check outs are subject to a GBP 10.00 late check out fee.
• AGE: we welcome all ages, but we recommend guests from 16-45 years in shared accommodation. We require guests under 12 to be booked into private accommodation. If booking a dormitory for a family, please email us before booking to guarantee private placement is available.
Nearest Car Parking NCP Queensway
Nearest Underground Stations Queensway (Central Line)
Bayswater (Circle/District Lines)
Nearest British Rail Stations Paddington
Airports Heathrow – 26 miles
Gatwick – 38 miles
London City Airport – 12 miles
Luton – 45 miles
Stansted – 40 miles