All you need to know about Paddington, London

Although highly built upon with modern, shiny offices and traditional Georgian townhouses, Paddington is also home to a beautiful canal which is a hive of activity, especially during the summer months. Conveniently situated within a short travel distance to all the hot-spots of London, our serviced apartments in Paddington are a great option for your corporate stay. With serviced accommodation types to suit all needs, such as both long stay and short stay apartments, you are given an array of options to choose from when selecting your ideal corporate housing in Paddington.

Tips for staying in Paddington

Staying in a serviced apartment in Paddington is a wise choice for your business trip; a quiet area with speedy access to all the iconic London destinations, you have the best of both worlds. If you are looking for a picturesque setting for a stroll after a long day of working, make sure you visit Hyde Park. The luscious green space is the largest of the four Royal Parks and is home to many scenic routes for you to walk, cycle or run; this beautiful hot-spot is within a ten minute walking distance from Paddington, making it a must-visit location.

Transport in Paddington

A convenient location for those wanting to jet off from Heathrow Airport, Paddington Station provides direct links via the Heathrow Express line to the airport. Additionally, the station is also home to a number of rail lines connecting London to the West of England and into Wales. For short-distance travel around the capital, the District, Bakerloo and Hammersmith & City lines all run through it, giving you convenient travel options to visit Oxford Circus or Regents Park.

Shopping in Paddington

Although not necessarily known as a shopping district, a trip to Merchant Square is essential when visiting Paddington to discover all the wide variety of local shops. Paddington is also situated in a prime location, allowing easy access to its neighbouring districts which are better suited to the shopaholic. Oxford Street is filled with famous designer names and is only a short tube journey away. Nearby is also, Westfield White City, a large shopping centre that is home to restaurants, shops, a cinema and golf course, and easily accessible within ten minutes of serviced apartment in Paddington.  

Things to do in Paddington

Merchant Square is not only home to some quaint local shops, the explosion of flavours which can be found from the street vendors there are unmatched, and are definitely one to visit on a Tuesday or Thursday. There is also part of Little Venice which can be found in Paddington, and a short boat ride along the canal will leave you finding yourself in Camden in no time. For those looking for a bit more thrill, paddle boards are available to hire for a more action-filled time along the canal.

Facts about Paddington

Paddington is actually known as the first destination that a reigning monarch travelled to by rail. After a holiday at Windsor Castle in 1842, Queen Victoria travelled from Slough to Paddington, the first of many train journeys she proceeded to take after this journey. Another famous face which has connections to this location is, of course, Paddington Bear. Sharing his name with Paddington Station, you will find the namesakes’ only official store within the station.

What is a serviced apartment?

The corporate serviced apartments in Paddington which we have on offer are perfectly tailored and suited to the business traveller. The variety of corporate housing available in our portfolio are decorated to meet a range of different tastes, but are all a private and flexible space for you to enjoy. Our furnished apartments remove the cramped corridors and busy receptions which a hotel is known for, and instead reside in a dedicated apartment block. However, if the hotel atmosphere is something you prefer, we also have apart-hotels available in our portfolio specifically for you.

Why choose a serviced apartment in Paddington with SilverDoor?

After twenty years in the serviced apartment sector, the industry knowledge which we have acquired is invaluable and ensures we can find the best serviced apartments in Paddington for our clients. We are here to answer any query you may have, whether that’s regarding information about the serviced apartment itself, or even recommendations for places to eat or visit in the location you are travelling to. We are able to give you advice on anything related to your trip, especially the corporate accommodation which we specialise in. With many of our serviced apartments in Paddington tried and tested by our staff, we are able to give you first hand, trusted advice on where to stay.