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"convenient if you are doing business in the City of London"
Ibis London City hotel is a modern, economy London hotel that is convenient if you are doing business in the City of London or Docklands as well as being well-placed for sightseeing, eating and shopping.
If you are interested in the arts, the Whitechapel Gallery is 0.1 miles from the hotel, Wilton’s Music Hall is 0.4 miles away and it is just over a mile to the Barbican Centre for concerts, theatre and exhibitions. 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.
St Katharine Docks, where there are plenty of waterside restaurants, cafes, coffee shops and a traditional pub, is 0.7 miles away. The Gherkin (30 St Mary Axe) is 0.4 miles away, Lloyds of London is 0.5 miles away, The Royal Exchange is 0.7 miles away, The Bank of England is 0.8 miles away, The Tower of London and Tower Bridge are both also 0.8 miles away. The West End, with its shops, theatres, restaurants and nightlife, is just a short tube journey from the hotel.
"348 modern guest rooms"
In its 348 modern guest rooms, Ibis City Hotel London City Hotel provides comfortable beds, satellite TV, tea and coffee-making facilities, power points offering 110/120 V AC and 220/240 V AC, telephone, wake-up calls and high speed transmission lines. The bathrooms have showers and there is a hair dryer available at reception. There are 19 rooms suitable for those with reduced mobility and good wheelchair access.
Bedrooms are available with double beds, two single beds, and a double and single bed. Connecting rooms are available for those with children. Other facilities at the hotel include Wi-Fi and internet connectivity, fax machine, safe deposit box at reception and smoke alarms.
The Ibis breakfast offers an all-you-can-eat buffet that is served between 6.30am and 10am. The selection of food available is all you would expect to find with a continental breakfast as well as some local specialties.
L’Estaminet Restaurant is open from 6pm in the evening has a bistro-style menu offering French and international food as well as gourmet dishes. Portions are generous. There is also a bar with a good selection of wines where you can enjoy a drink or a social get-together from 11am to late at night.
"Aldgate East, a few yards from the hotel’s doorstep"
City Hotel London City Hotel is close to the City of London and has good transport links. The closest station is Aldgate East, a few yards from the hotel’s doorstep. This Underground station is on the Hammersmith & City Line between Liverpool Street station and Whitechapel, and on the District Line between Tower Hill and Whitechapel. Aldgate Underground, 0.2 miles away, is on the Circle Line and Metropolitan Line.
Just 2 minutes walk away is the Aldgate Tower.
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. You can catch the Docklands Light Railway at Tower Gateway, 0.5 miles from the hotel. The DLR goes to London City Airport. Fenchurch Street mainline railway station and Liverpool Street railway station are both 0.5 miles from the hotel. Stations near the hotel are in Travelcard Zone 1. For drivers, the hotel is just inside the London Congestion Charge Zone.