The Castleton, Paddington

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The Castleton, Paddington London Reviews

3 reviews
`Cute & perfectly positioned little hotel´ Aug 28, 2011
The Castleton Hotel´s best attribute is it´s location. It´s conveniently close to Paddington Station and an assortment of shops, bars and eateries.

I read through many accommodation types and reviews when it came to selecting a place to stay on my recent trip to London. Having stayed previously in another hotel on Sussex Gardens (which was extremely disappointing), I was a bit dubious about all the hotels in this part of town. But the reviews overall for Castleton Hotel were favourable. Thus I decided to book it.

The staff were friendly, welcoming and courteous. Always saying hello and goodbye/night. That is always a nice start or end to the day.

The hotel on appearance was tidy (except for the elevator floor). And the foyer/entrance was neat and presentable.

I had read that the rooms and bathrooms were rather small. This was an understatement. And the only real disappointment in the whole experience. Hardly had room to swing a cat (as the expression goes)! But previous reviews stated this. So I was expecting to deal with this all the same.

There was breakfast included. It was standard cereal, toast, eggs (scrambled or fried), bacon and juice or tea/cofee. All you really need. But I only ate once during my 4 night stay. The breakfast room was very small and compact. It was 2 floors under ground. And there were no windows or views. A touch disappointing. Added to that the eating hours were between 7-9am. Which while your travelling can be a bit early. Just one hour more would´ve been more traveller friendly. But these are very minute negatives.

Apart from that, I had a pleasant stay. And would return without hesitation. Great price!
The very compact single bed room. …
The tiny shower, basin and toilet …
WheresHelen says:
So small!
Posted on: Aug 29, 2011
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