Part of Imperial College, Wilson House offers affordable accommodation in Paddington close to Hyde Park and Paddington Station.
Based in Paddington just minutes away from leafy Hyde Park, the Paddington basin and Marble Arch, this newly refurbished row of period Victorian Houses, complimented by a brand new modern annexe, provides the perfect base for education groups visiting London. Paddington mainline (terminus of the Heathrow Express train) and Paddington Underground station is just five minutes’ walk away. The area is also served by several frequent bus services and ideally located to many amenities.
Wilson House has a minimum 2 night stay.
History to the present day
Wilson House is named after Charles Wilson, 1st Baron Moran, who was the Dean of St. Mary’s Hospital Medical School (now part of Imperial College, London). Charles Wilson was also famous for being Sir Winston Churchill’s personal physician.
Food and Drinks
Use of self-catering facilities are included in the price. Kitchens are accessible and ready to use. Cutlery and crockery is provided, available on first come first serve basis.
Vending Machines available onsite.
Paddington is popular location with Londoners, offering many restaurants, high class bars and gastronomic pubs. Nearest pub is across the road from Wilson House. On Praed Street, a few minutes’ walk from the residence, there are also plenty of restaurants, bars and cafes.
Grounds and gardens
Hyde Park is only 5 minutes’ walk from Wilson House.
Free Internet access is available to guests for the duration of your stay. To access internet in bedrooms will require an ethernet cable. Communal areas have WIFI internet connection. Cables can be purchased at reception for an additional cost.
Cashless laundry facilities available. A wash cycle is £2.20 and a dry cycle is £1.20.
Other facilities are common rooms, cable TV room, Games room, Swipe-card access and 24hr CCTV.
Free broadband access (wired)
Free broadband access (wifi)
Food and Drinks
Address: 38-76 Sussex Gardens, London, W2 1UF, United Kingdom
Check In: 14:00 (2:00pm) - 23:30 (11:30pm) (arrivals normally allowed outside this window if your travel plans can't be adjusted)
Check Out: 00:00 (12:00am) - 10:00 (10:00am)
Check in: From 2.00pm Check Out: By 10.00am
On arrival please report to the Reception, which is manned 24 hours a day.
Directions from Edgware Road underground Station to Wilson House (6 min.): Head southwest on Chapel St/A501 toward Cabbell St.Turn left onto Edgware Rd/A5.Turn right onto Sussex Gardens/A42.Destination will be on the right.
Nearest underground Station: Paddington Station/Edgware Road: If you are travelling by underground, Paddington and Edgware Road (Circle, District, Bakerloo and Hammersmith & City lines) are both within five to ten minutes’ walk of the hall.
Paddington is also a main line railway station. A taxi from these stations will cost you around £10.00.
You can reach the hall by car from Bayswater Road, or from Edgware Road.