The Brunel Hotel offers an affordable London town house hotel experience. The Brunel Hotel was built at the time of Queen Victoria and named after one of the foremost railway engineers of that age. Just five minutes' walk from Paddington Station, the terminal for the Heathrow Express.The hotel is close to Oxford Street, as well as the tranquil green spaces of Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel was born in 1806 and is best known for creating the Great Western Railway for which he was Chief Engineer. Originally, it ran from London's Paddington Station to Bristol. It was his dream however that passengers would be able to buy one ticket in London and travel all the way to New York, only stopping to board his steamship, the SS Great Eastern.