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"Affordable budget accommodation in the City of London"
The City Hotel is in East London, close to the City, it is ideal for travellers and holiday makers who want a budget hotel with easy access to London’s business and financial districts in the City and Docklands.
If you are interested in art and culture, the Whitechapel Gallery is a few hundred yards from the door of the hotel, Wilton’s Music Hall is 0.6 miles away and it is just over a mile to the Barbican arts centre. Petticoat Lane clothing and fashion market, Brick Lane, famous for Asian cuisine, and Spitalfields Market with arts and crafts stalls and a food court, are all within easy strolling distance.
"The Tower of London is less than 1 mile away"
The waterside area of St Katharine Docks, where there are plenty of restaurants, cafes, coffee shops and a traditional pub, is 0.7 miles away. The historic Tower of London is 0.9 miles away and City landmarks Tower Bridge, the Royal Exchange and the Bank of England are about a mile away. Central London and the West End, for theatres, restaurants, shopping and nightlife are just a tube journey from the hotel.
The City Hotel is modern in style and offers good, affordable accommodation suitable for those in London for business or pleasure. It also has separate apartments available to rent short or long term as well as a large car park with space for 40 vehicles available at an additional cost.
"All bedrooms are air conditioned"
There are 110 air-conditioned guest bedrooms with one, two, three or four beds and also family rooms that can accommodate five people. Group bookings can be taken. All rooms have en-suite bathroom facilities, TV, IDD telephone, tea and coffee-making facilities, safe box, internet access (charged), iron and hair dryer. Baby cots can be supplied on request. Luggage storage is available for guests free of charge. Other services available include maid service, laundry/dry cleaning, concierge and tours of London.
For dining and drinking, the hotel offers pan Asian cuisine at The Kapok Tree and an East End bar called Lane Bar. These stylish venues are located in Brick Lane. They are open from lunch time until late in the evening.
"Aldgate East tube station is on the doorstep"
The closest station to City Hotel is Aldgate East, 0.2 miles away. This Underground station is on the Hammersmith & City Line between Liverpool Street and Whitechapel, and on the District Line between Tower Hill and Whitechapel. Aldgate tube station is 0.3 miles from the hotel and is on the Circle Line and Metropolitan Line.
You can catch the Docklands Light Railway at Tower Gateway, 0.5 miles from the hotel. Fenchurch Street and Liverpool Street railway stations are both 0.6 miles from the hotel, for mainline trains. These stations are in Travelcard Zone 1. From Gatwick Airport you can catch a fast train to Victoria station, then take the Circle Line to Aldgate. The Heathrow Express runs from Heathrow Airport to Paddington station, where you can catch the Circle Line. If you alight from the Eurostar at St Pancras you can get the Circle Line. From London City Airport you can catch a shuttle bus or the DLR. Drivers can make use of the hotel’s car park, for which fees apply. The hotel is outside the London Congestion Charge Zone.