London Guards Hotel  3 stars

36-37 Lancaster Gate, London, United Kingdom, W2 3NA  show mapSave
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Verified Reviews:

  • Very cheap internet access - Bathroom and towels had a very funky smell - Location is convenient to shopping
  • Hyde park is also about a 4 minute walk - Bathroom was a very good size - Rooms were big for london standards
  • 2 blocks away from kensington park - Free breakfast was basic - Room was very clean
  • Room was cleaned every day - Had a bath with a shower - Staff at the front desk were helpful
  • Hotel is clean - Rooms are nice - Comfy beds - Easy to get the subway - Position of the hotel is excellent
 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms


24-hour reception


Express check-in/-out


Continental breakfast




 Meeting facilities

Meeting/Banquet facilities

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Wheelchair access


This three-star hotel is located near the city center and London's largest green area - Hyde Park.

Set is historic 19th century building, the hotel offers Wi-Fi.

All 40 rooms have satellite TVs and high ceilings.

Breakfasts are served daily and Lounge offers various drinks to enjoy through your stay.

Lancaster Gate Tube Station is a five-minute walk away.

Year renovated   2012.  Number of rooms   39.

City Center London - 2.4 mi
Airports London City Airport (LCY) - 9.9 mi, London Heathrow (LHR) - 12.2 mi
Train Stations Paddington Station - 2700 ft, Marylebone Station - 1.1 mi
Underground stations Paddington (Circle & Bakerloo) - 1700 ft, Lancaster Gate - 1400 ft
Bus stop - 3300 ft
Restaurants The Swan Pub - 500 ft, Erebuni (cuisine: Russian) - 200 ft


Each room is complete with air-conditioning, central heating and private facilities, satellite TV, hair dryer, mini-safe, fridge, IDD telephone in bedroom and bathroom and tea/coffee making facilities.

Dining options

Breakfasts are served daily.

Lounge offers various drinks to enjoy through your stay.

The hotel London Guards serves a continental breakfast for free.  You can start your day with a full breakfast, which costs GBP 5.50 per person per night. 


Wi-Fi costs GBP 2 per hour.

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair access

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wake up service
Dining facilities
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
Room facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Ironing facilities
  • AM/FM alarm clock



from  12 pm


until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets are not allowed.

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Each room is complete with air-conditioning, central heating and private facilities, satellite TV, hair dryer, mini-safe, fridge, IDD telephone in bedroom and bathroom and tea/coffee making facilities.

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Bed type: Double Bed
Size: 140 sq. feet
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    London Guards LocationWhat's nearby

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    • Hotels nearby
    • Airports
    • Underground stations
    • Train stations
    • Parks
    • Tourist attractions
    • Museums
    • Convention centers
    • Stadiums
    • Food and meals
    • General

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    What's nearby

    What's nearby.

    Madame Tussauds, a world-class wax museum is within 30 minutes away

    Hyde Park, the city's largest green area is a few minutes away on foot

    Bayswater, 100 m, a popular shopping and park area of west London

    Cleveland Square & Gardens, 200 m, a beautiful square in Bayswater with large communal garden

    Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum, 500 m, located at St Mary's Hospital

    Tourist attractions
    Places of interest
    • Cleveland Square & Gardens
      700 ft
    • A London Folly
      700 ft
    • Peter Pans Statue
      2000 ft
    • The Elfin Oak
      3300 ft
    Train stations
    • The Reel Time
      3300 ft
    • Quicksilver
      3300 ft
    • The Kufa Gallery
      2700 ft
    • The Park Gallery
      3000 ft
    • Gallery 32
      3000 ft
    • Light Gallery
      3300 ft
    • Mark Gallery
      3300 ft
    Underground stations
    • 1000 ft
    • Paddington (Circle & Bakerloo)
      1400 ft
    • 1700 ft
    • Paddington (H&C)
      2000 ft
    • Royal Oak
      3000 ft

    Local Attractions

    • Victoria and Albert Museum
      1.1 mi
      Cromwell Road, London
    • Science Museum
      1.0 mi
      Exhibition Road, London
    • Notting Hill
      1.0 mi
      London W2England
    • Harrods
      1.1 mi
      87-135 Brompton Road, London
    • Natural History Museum
      1.2 mi
      Cromwell Road, London

    Near the hotel

    • Alexander Fleming Laboratory Museum
      2200 ft
      St Mary's Hospital, London
    • Kensington Gardens
      2600 ft
      The Magazine Storeyard, London
    • Rolling Bridge
      2900 ft
      Paddington Basin, London
    • Kensington Palace
      3200 ft
      The Broad Walk, London
    • Paddington Green and St. Mary's Churchyard
      3200 ft
      Church Yard Walk, London
    • Regents Canal
      3400 ft
      42 Blomfield Road, London
    • Diana Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain
      3500 ft
      Hyde Park, London

    Restaurants Nearby

    • The Swan Pub

      76% likes this, based on 280 reviews

      500 ft
      66 Bayswater Road

      Phone: 020 7262 5204

    • Erebuni

      60% likes this, based on 31 reviews
      Cuisine: Russian
      Price Range: USD 51 - USD 67

      200 ft
      36 - 37 Lancaster Gate

      Phone: 020 7402 6067

    • La Fiamma

      67% likes this, based on 74 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian

      300 ft
      10 Craven Terrace

      Phone: 020 7402 2502

    • Taormina

      58% likes this, based on 125 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian

      400 ft
      19 Craven Terrace

      Phone: (020)-7262-2090

    • The Mitre in Lancaster Gate

      70% likes this, based on 192 reviews
      Cuisine: Grill, Bar

      500 ft
      24 Craven Ter

      Phone: 020 7262 5240

    Getting there.

    From Hethrow Airport

    The Heathrow Airport can reach the Paddington Station within 15 minutes and then take a 15-minute walk to the hotel.

    An airport shuttle is possible.

    Getting around.

    Lancaster Gate Tube Station is a five-minute walk away.

    Paddington Station is within 15 minutes walking.

    London Guards Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at London Guards

    Individual guest reviews

    • Couple

      It's a centrally located hotel, clean, good value for money considering location.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      Perfect location, close to underground. Nice, quiet neighbourhood.

      A bit oldfashioned but has got everything you need for a citytrip.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      The Hotel is well positioned near Hyde Park and close to shopping and transport. It is clean and quiet with quite good service levels. We stayed in a suite with two adults and two children and it had plenty of room. Breakfast was adequate and the staff attentive. Reception staff were very helpful.

      Rooms on the higher levels were a little hot and the A/C in the room not working for cool. Possibly not a problem in London however it did get quite warm in the room at night.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      This is the third time that we have stayed here and whilst it appears to look the same there are always subtle improvements to the decor. The staff are always friendly and willing to help. There always seems to be another staircase to discover to take you to a different part of the hotel and never fails to remind me of Agatha Christies' "At Bertrams Hotel" always a favourite book.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      It was quiet yet central and near buses and subway, we were a family with three children and they managed to give us a spacey familyroom with fridge.

      The fan was very loud and in the one in the bathroom was in such a poor condition that it couldn't handle a shower. It was damp and had a strange smell

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      This was my second stay at the hotel. Good and quiet location. The bus stop and two tube stations near. Close to Kensington Gardens/Hyde Park. The staff polite. The room nice and clean and not too small. Continental breakfast good.

      This time our room was on the basement floor, not on the ground floor as they said. Otherwise the room was nice enough.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      It is close to the tube and bus stops.It is opposite to Hyde park and it's nice for a walk.

      We missed the ham at breakfast and cheese we saw it only once in 3 days.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      It is conveniently located, the stuff is friendly, the breakfast is better than many other places.

      It seems a little behind on maintenance, the main elevator not working, the bathtub clogged a bit.

      • Average rating
    • Single

      The location and specific neighborhood is excellent -- a short walk from Paddington, in view of Hyde Park.

      While perfectly adequate, clean, and comfortable, the interior was old without charm. If your focus is on what's outside in London, it's great.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      Nicely located,close to Hyde Park which is an oasis in the city!

      Staff not overly friendly or helpful, but adequate. Television in room needs updating. Also the bathroom would benefit from redecoration.

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      The hot water system was very dangerous. It was hard work adjusting the shower temperature and it could change on you without warning. There is a risk you could get badly scalded.

      • Average rating
    • Family with children

      Location and hotel staff

      To much noise from the fan in the bathroom

      • Average rating
    • Older travelers

      Not far to public transport,close to shops & park

      • Average rating
    • Group of friends

      Proximity to Hyde Park and tube station, spacious rooms, clean and tidy.

      The hotel was a bit tired. All the paintwork and furniture needs painting or replacing, carpets need replacing and floors are uneven.

      • Average rating
    • Couple

      Location of the hotel. Sympathy of the ladies at breakfast.

      Bad assistence to costumers - the room and spoons were not that clean, there were no batteries on the remote, and they gave us new cuttelery, one still not clean and didn't fix the battery issue. The room was not very confortable, altough it was expensive.

      • Average rating
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