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All reviews heathrow express busy station nice station great western railway tube lines praed street bronze statue food outlets lots of shops ticket office little venice hyde park platform brunel bakerloo signage sainsburys
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Easy to navigate and well planned out. The accomadations and travel assistance it right-on.It has remarkable service and destinations.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 251Suz
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Been travelling through this station for few years. It has changed, for good. Recently renovated and now it looks beautiful. Home of the Heathrow express and Heathrow connect and the GWR. Crowded in the evenings and mornings but otherwise manageable. Has Hilton Paddington access on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank soumitnaik
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for obvious reasons: to catch a train. We got here from Heathrow and had to wait for a train to Swansea; Paddington is big station with glass roof. Cold inside. Pigeons wait for food scraps. Station was built in 1916, restored partially...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank Tommy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a big station! We have seen many other train stations around Britain and it is not that much different! It does have some "cute" associations with the eponymous Bear, which is nice... There are a few shops and the rest of the things...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is to be remembered that this is a working train station but if you like Paddington Bear then this station is for you. Clean, busy and plenty of Paddington references so worth a visit I’d say.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Steve-70
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Whilst in London for the weekend, we used the underground and trains loads as a quick and efficient method of getting across the city. It allowed us to see so much more and cheaper than walking or using a taxi. We made a point of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Lydia C
Reviewed 13 December 2018

Paddington Station, home of Paddington bear, his statue, and his gift shop! The station is kept clean and it full of natural light. This station is also where trains to Oxford leave from. There's a cluster of shops including convenience stores and gift shops at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joyce_7t
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I had an hour to catch a train and had originally looked at a pasty in the station At £5.35 I declined.walked out of the station and Garfunkels was on the corner .in window seat fed with fish chips mushy peas lemon wedge tartare a.c....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tenbygooner
Reviewed 10 December 2018

We really liked this station, the amenities, and the tons of shops outside of it. This was a convenient station to all the things we wanted to do.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BeachRunner5
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

Station was nice and clean. Seemed to be all running on time. Nice spacious waiting areas. Good signs. Plenty of shops and eating options.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Anna K
13 December 2018|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
You need to exit the station toward Sheldon square, walking away from where the trains stop, away from the main station exit, station shops and waiting area, up some stairs toward the back of the station where you see an... More
24 September 2018|
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Response from Marg L | Reviewed this property |
We did go by the hospital where penicillin was discovered. A short bus ride will take you to many famous places.a must to do!
24 September 2018|
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Response from Janeinplymouth | Reviewed this property |
Paddington Bear statue is in the station, he is not Winnie the Pooh, he is the lost bear from Peru in the Michael Bond books and the recent films, parts of which were filmed in the station. There is also a statue of Isambard... More