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Based in the heart of Hackney, the Old Ship Urban Inns is a 10 room, 4 star modern take on the old and traditional British inns.
When it comes to the local area, visitors have the chance to explore the east of the capital. This includes a number of shops, bars and restaurants to choose from which serve a host of diverse international cuisine. In addition to this, if you are looking to escape then why not explore Victoria Park which is just on the doorstep. This provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy this urban oasis. Meanwhile, just a hop and a skip away is the Olympic Park which was home to the summer 2012 Olympic Games. Here you can have the opportunity to explore one of the finest sporting spectacles on earth which truly captured a generation. You will find several shops, bars and restaurants in the area as well as Westfield Stratford. Considered to be one of the largest indoor shopping complexes in the UK, it is home to a wide selection of all the latest high street fashion not to mention individual boutique stores and much more. Meanwhile you can take advantage of a number of different performances thanks to the nearby Hackney Empire. If you want to partake in a little sport then Hackney Marshes is within close proximity. Stretching out across the Eastern landscape, it was the scene of the famous Nike advert which starred Eric Cantona and former Arsenal footballer Ian Wright. Other highlights which are in the local area include Spitalfields Market. This is one of the most popular markets in the capital and boats countless stalls. These feature vintage clothes, jewellery, books and antique furniture.
One of the first modern inns from by Urban Inns, The Old Ship at Urban Inns aims to revitalise nostalgia for the past with its classic British interior that evokes an old inn with a funky twist. However the bedrooms benefit from tasteful decorations and trendy designs. This includes lovely neutral tones alongside a flat screen television with choice of channels as well as private en suite facilities with power showers. The restaurant is a lovely classic feel and is similar to a traditional tavern. It provides a wealth of modern British cuisine a selection of ales and several award-winning British wines. There is parking on site which is available at no additional charge. There is also free wireless internet access which is available throughout the venue.
When it comes to direct transport links the closest rail station is Hackney Central which can be found on the London Overground service. It is less than a 10 minute journey on foot in order to reach your final destination. On the other hand if you want to explore the wonder of Central London, it should take you around 10 minutes. The City is accessible from the Old Ship as well which should take no more than 20 minutes. Hackney Downs is close by and can be found on the National Rail service..