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Very close to the main site for the 2012 Olympics, Stratford Hotel is also convenient for transport links. Stratford station, 0.6 miles away, is a multilevel railway station serving several mainline railway routes coming into London. It is also on the Central and Jubilee Underground lines, the London Overground North London Line and the Docklands Light Railway. The City of London, The West End, Docklands and Canary Wharf are all just a short hop by train or tube. Stratford is in Travelcard Zone 3. London City Airport is 15 minutes away on the DLR and you can get an express bus from Stansted Airport to Stratford Bus Station. Bus routes 86 and 25 stop very near to Stratford Hotel. If you are driving, the area is outside the London Congestion Charge Zone.
Stratford Hotel, London
Stratford Hotel is a just over a mile from the Olympic Aquatic Centre and Olympic Stadium, while the Jubilee Line will take you to the O2 Arena on the Greenwich Peninsula, which is designated as the North Greenwich Arena for the 2012 Olympics. Westfield Stratford City shopping centre, near the Olympic Park, is a short walk from the hotel. This huge new arcade has 300 retail stores, 70 restaurants and a 17-screen cinema. Stratford Shopping Centre is also nearby. The University of East London is just 0.2 miles north of the hotel and the green area of West Ham Park is 0.3 miles to the south. Victoria Park, a large park that often hosts music events, is just over two miles away west. Other local attractions close to the hotel include the Theatre Royal Stratford East and Abbey Mills Pumping Station – a historic piece of Victorian engineering built in the style of a Byzantine cathedral. The hotel is close to many restaurants and pubs and it is easy to get to Central London and the West End by tube for sightseeing, shopping and entertainment.
Offering good value and comfortable accommodation, Stratford Hotel is suitable for business travellers, holidaymakers and those visiting London for the Olympics. From the outside, the hotel is a traditional English building with a white front. Inside, it is decorated with modern tastes and comforts in mind. The guest rooms have pale cream walls and curtains, while the bedding has subtle colours.
All the guest rooms are freshly decorated and have en-suite facilities as well as a kettle to brew tea and coffee, Freeview TV, DVD equipment and free high-speed Wi-Fi internet. Continental breakfast is included in the room rate. Single rooms include a single bed, chest of drawers, single wardrobe, television and desk as well as a private en-suite bathroom. Double rooms include a double bed and double wardrobe. Triple rooms include either a double bed and single bed or three single beds depending on requirements as well as two chests of drawers and a double closet. Quad rooms include a double bed and two single beds, two chests of drawers and a double closet as well as the standard television and desk. Quad rooms are ideal for families or groups.
Stratford Hotel has been independently owned and operated since the 1970s, when it first opened. The hotel aims to offer travellers a comfortable, enjoyable and restful stay. Staff are happy to offer advice about transport and can suggest things to do and places to go to help you enjoy your time in London.
If you are driving to Stratford, there is some car parking space available at the hotel, but they must be booked in advance.