An affordable, unpretentious guesthouse in the heart of London, Ventures Hotel is a 15-minute walk from Marble Arch and Hyde Park. A 5-minute stroll will take you to London Paddington for the Heathrow Express and other services, or to Edgware Road Tube Station.
The entire building was renovated in 2011 and has been managed by the same family for 30 years. Compact guestrooms are efficient, practical, and squarely aimed at value-oriented travelers. You'll have use of a TV and coffeemaker, and WiFi is available throughout the hotel.
Windows open for easy ventilation, and most rooms are smoke free. A multilingual staff can handle tour or ticket arrangements for sightseers.
A 20-minute walk through Hyde Park will take you to Kensington Gardens, where you can take a peek at Kensington Palace or admire modern and contemporary artworks in the Serpentine Gallery.