Search for cheapest prices: Ibis London Excel Docklands Hotel
Hotel Ibis London Excel-Docklands overlooks the water at Royal Victoria Dock and is just 150 metres from the Excel Exhibition Centre. London City Airport is 1.7 miles away. The nearest stations are Prince Regent, Custom House and Royal Victoria, all on the Docklands Light Railway and within walking distance of the hotel. The hotel is in Travelcard Zone 3. DLR trains run towards Bank Underground interchange and Tower Gateway, in the City of London with a journey time of 28 minutes. The area is outside the London Congestion Charge Zone for cars. The nearest main road is the A13 and the nearest road-based river crossing is the Blackwall Tunnel. Parking is available by the hotel.
About Ibis London Excel Docklands Hotel
This 3-Star classic hotel is beside the ExCel exhibition centre and is an ideal base if you are in London for an exhibition or the 2012 Olympics in London. The University of East London Docklands campus is 2.5 miles east. Canary Wharf, with its famous One Canada Square skyscraper housing offices and shops, is 2.2 miles west. The Olympic Stadium and Aquatic Centre in Stratford are 3.5 miles north and easy to reach by car or train. Westfield Stratford City, a huge shopping centre with a multi-screen cinema, is also in Stratford. The O2 arena, on the North Greenwich Peninsula, is easy to get to by car, across the River Thames via the Blackwall Tunnel, or by DLR. Green spaces nearby include Bow Creek Ecology Park, 1.0 miles from the hotel, and Newham City Farm, 1.5 miles away, as well as East Ham Nature Reserve and several large parks at Beckton.
Docklands is easy to explore by car or the DLR. For business or sightseeing, the City of London can also easily be reached by train, as can the West End for entertainment and shopping. The hotel has great views over the Royal Victoria Docks and the River Thames, and you can take a Thames Clipper for a cruise along the river to see many famous London landmarks. There are also several places to eat and drink near the hotel.
The hotel’s 278 modern guestrooms all come with satellite/cable colour TV with pay-per-view movies and internet access. Rooms are available for single occupancy or for two people, with double beds or twin beds. The beds are comfortable and the rooms come with tea and coffee-making facilities, power points, high speed transmission lines and wake-up call facilities. The bathrooms have showers and there are hair dryers available at reception. There are 15 rooms suitable for those with reduced mobility and good wheelchair access. Connecting rooms are available. Pets are allowed in some of the rooms.
Guests can enjoy traditional and contemporary dishes at the hotel’s restaurant. For breakfast, the hotel offers the Ibis all-you-can-eat buffet, served between 6.30am and 10am. This combines all the elements of a traditional continental breakfast and local specialties. You can enjoy a snack or a light meal at the cafe. In the evening, the cafe offers a themed approach to dining, with international cuisine. A bar is open for a friendly place to get together during the day.
Other facilities at the hotel include Wi-Fi and internet connectivity, wheelchair access, safe deposit box at reception and smoke alarms. There is secure car parking at the Novotel, next door to the Ibis, which can be used by Ibis guests. This offers 70 parking spaces.