The London Elizabeth was originally built in 1850 as 3 private houses in a new terrace of elegant family homes on Lancaster Gate Terrace, as it was then known, in the area of Bayswater, London.Today, you can savour the charm, character and atmosphere of a bygone age, whilst enjoying modern facilities and the high levels of service of a contemporary hotel. The original Victorian structure is complemented by the hotel’s attractive decoration. The décor is unique in each room, with floral prints and antique-style furnishings.Privately owned and run, the hotel has a cosy feel and a charming, unique atmosphere that makes a refreshing change from London’s big chain hotels. The great location and convenient access to the city’s transport network make the hotel a great choice, whatever your reason for visiting London. Business guests can take advantage of the private meeting room, which is traditional and comfortable. The meeting room looks out over the garden terrace and offers complimentary high-speed internet access.After a hard day’s work or a long day sightseeing and exploring London, you can enjoy a drink at the bar, by the open fireplace. The bar is exceptionally relaxing, with the atmosphere of a private club, making it perfect for a pleasant chat, an evening cocktail, a quiet drink or a late nightcap.The hotel’s garden terrace is always open and is accessed through the bar. In fine weather, you can enjoy breakfast, afternoon tea, an evening aperitif or even dinner by candlelight. This little piece of the countryside in the middle of London is sure to lift your spirits..
By Air (from London Heathrow Airport):
The Heathrow Express is a direct high-speed train that runs between all of the terminals at Heathrow Airport and London Paddington train station. Trains depart every 15 minutes and the journey time is 15 minutes. The hotel is just 5 minutes’ walk from London Paddington station or alternatively, taxis are readily available from just outside the station.
By Air (from London Gatwick Airport):
The Gatwick Express train leaves from Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal building and runs to London Victoria station. Trains depart every 15 minutes, 24 hours a day. Taxis are readily available from just outside Victoria station.
By Air (from London Stansted Airport):
The Stansted Express train runs regularly from Stansted Airport to London Liverpool Street train station. Trains depart frequently and the journey time is 30 minutes. From Liverpool Street station, take the Central line (red) on the London Underground directly to Lancaster Gate station.
By Air (from London Luton Airport):
Take the train direct from Luton Parkway station to London King's Cross. A constant, free shuttle bus service runs regularly between the airport’s main terminal and Luton Airport Parkway station, leaving from Rail Shuttle Bus Bay 1.
By London Underground:
The nearest London Underground station is Lancaster Gate, which is on the Central line (red) of the London Underground network. Turn right as you exit the station, walk on a few paces and you will be looking at the hotel. Queensway London Underground station on the Central line (red) is also nearby and Paddington station is just a 5-minute walk from the hotel. Paddington station is on the Circle line (yellow), the District line (green) and the Bakerloo line (brown)..
All rooms are medium-sized, well maintained and are traditional in style. The hotel was fashioned from three Victorian houses and this comes across in the decor of all the rooms..
The lobby is medium-sized and is decorated in trad.
London Elizabeth Hotel Exterior
Traditional London townhouse..
London Elizabeth Hotel Area
The hotel is conveniently located within easy walking distance of many of London’s best sights and attractions. The beautiful tranquil green space of Hyde Park is only about 0.5 miles (0.8 km) away and nearby Kensington Palace was the birthplace and childhood home of Queen Victoria. Hyde Park is also the home of a statue of Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie’s famous fictional creation. The park is a great place for a morning run or a leisurely stroll.
The hotel is within a few minutes’ walk of Queensway, with its late-night shopping, cosmopolitan restaurants and the famous Whiteleys shopping centre. The great shops of London’s Oxford Street and Bond Street are also within easy walking distance. In the heart of the capital, Oxford Street is London’s biggest and most popular shopping district. Oxford Street boasts all the biggest high street brand names while Bond Street is known for expensive designer shops. If you have children, then go to Regent Street where you will find Hamleys, the world’s largest toy store. Tottenham Court Road is the place to go to purchase electrical goods and you can also enjoy shopping for antiques in Notting Hill’s vibrant Portobello Road, home of the world's largest antiques market.
The Royal Albert Hall is London's grandest concert hall and hosts a varied programme of classical and contemporary music, theatre and sporting events.
Buckingham Palace is just 1.25 miles (2 km) from the hotel. The palace is open to the public for 2 months a year and has a fabulous collection of priceless art treasures, ornaments, porcelain, tapestries and furniture. In the morning, you can also see the changing of the guards..
The hotel’s Rose Garden Restaurant offers both European buffet-style breakfasts and full-service cooked English breakfasts between 07:00 and 10:00. Breakfast is served daily in the restaurant or you could enjoy breakfast in your room or on the hotel’s terrace, weather permitting.
The restaurant’s menu features seasonal, country classic cuisine, expertly prepared and beautifully presented. The homely dishes are made using locally sourced produce, fresh from the market, as well as herbs from the hotel’s own herb garden. A generous selection of dishes for vegetarians is available. The surprisingly reasonable prices allow you to enjoy a taste of England and of Europe, with the comfort and convenience you require when eating away from home.
The comfortable and welcoming bar offers a timeless atmosphere of classical elegance, with its old leather and warm wood panelling. In fine weather, the hotel’s attractive garden terrace is a great place to relax and perhaps enjoy a drink. The hotel’s very own champagne cocktail, the Rose Royale, makes a delicious treat.
Room service is available 24 hours a day..