Where to Stay

 

 

Looking for hotels in London or places to stay? Below is our shortlist of hotels with good all-round access to Central London, well connected to public transport and many have good access to the motorway network with parking,  useful  if you’ve driven to London!  The first table below is focused on hotels rated at Four Stars providing you those extra creature comforts and luxuries. Further below is a second table containing a longer list of more economical two and three star hotel options.

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CLICK to RE Hotel London Shoreditch website

THE RE LONDON
SHOREDITCH HOTEL
419-437 Hackney Road,
Shoreditch,
London E2 8PP
[Trafalgar Sq: 3.6 miles]

Located north-east of Liverpool St Station, 13 min
walk from Bethal Green underground. Fashionable
and up-and-coming area of London. Plenty of trendy
bars, great restaurants catering for almost all tastes
and some of the world’s best known dance clubs
nearby. Modern stylish rooms, broadband internet,
bar, full restaurant service, parking, air conditioning.

CLICK to book at Marriott West India Quay

MARRIOTT WEST INDIA
QUAY, CANARY WHARF
22 Hertsmere Rd,
Canary Wharf ,
London, E14 4ED
[Trafalgar Sq: 5.0 miles]

Fabulous looking building, well connected by road,
close to city airport, just a few mins walk to DLR or
Tube (provide good links across London). Plenty of
restaurants, pubs, wine bars and shops. Business
class guest rooms and suites have, high-speed
inteternet. State-of-the-art fitness suite, restaurant
and bar all tempting.
CLICK to book at Radisson Blu Edwardian New Providence Wharf

RADISSON BLU EDWARDIAN
NEW PROVIDENCE
5 Fairmont Avenue,
Canary Wharf,
London E14 9PJ
[Trafalgar Sq: 5.8 miles]

Situated on a peaceful bend of the Thames, 10 mins
walk to DLR, 20 mins to Tube. Enjoy spectacular
views of the River Thames and the City of London
from many of the bedrooms, which are generously
sized and include full in-room entertainment systems
with satellite TV, broadband internet WiFi, MP3.
Restaurant, waterside terrace, luxury spar available.

CLICK to Four Seasons, Canary Wharf website

FOUR SEASONS,
CANARY WHARF
46 West Ferry Circus,
Canary Wharf,
London E14 8RS
[Trafalgar Sq: 4.9 miles]

Splendid riverside views across the city from this
luxury hotel. 10mins walk to DLR station, 14 mins .
walk to the Tube, good road links. Rooms are newly
renovated, to a contemporary elegant design with
indulgent marble bathrooms. Hotel facilities include .
restaurant, bar, gym, indoor pool, tennis and spar.

Click to book at Hilton-Docklands Riverside

HILTON DOCKLANDS
RIVERSIDE
265 Rotherhithe Street,
London, SE16 5HW
[Trafalgar Sq: 4.9 miles]

On the south bank of River Thames with parking,
a ferry service operates (every 10 mins at peak)
between the hotel and Canary Wharf .complimentary
for all hotels guests. Canary Wharf Tube Station is a
short walk from the Canary Wharf Pier. Hotel has an
indoor pool, health club terrace restaurant and bar.
Historic Greenwich and its market is 3 miles away.


CROWNE PLAZA LONDON,
SHOREDITCH
100 Shoreditch High Street
Shoreditch
London, E1 6JQ
[Trafalgar Sq: 2.9 miles]

A 10min walk from Old Street tube, Liverpool St
also close by and buses stop outside the this luxury
hotel. Restaurants, pubs, clubs, shops all very
accessible, and Brick Lane close by. Business class
rooms have satelight TV and broadband internet.
Panoramic views of London from the restaurant.
Facilities include a fitness centre, sauna and bar.



CLICK to Britannia International Hotel website

BRITANNIA
IINTERNATIONAL HOTEL
163 Marsh Wall
Docklands,
London, E14 9SJ
[Trafalgar Sq: 5.2 miles]

In the heart of the Docklands, overlooking the
water at Canary Wharf, very close to the DLR and
the Tube, so good connections across the Capital.
Selection of hotel restaurants and bars tochoose
From. Facilities include indoor pool and fitness-
Centre. Complimentary WiFi in all public areas.

NOVOTEL London Excel
(Accor Hotels)
Western Gateway
Royal Victoria Dock
London. E16 11A
[Trafalgar Sq: 7.0 miles]

Opposite to ExCeL Exhibition Centre, located in the
Docklands and near the O2 Arena. Branded as a

‘new generation 4 star hotel’ with all creature
Comforts. Just metres away from Canning Town
Station and a short drive on clear roads to the
Queen Elizabeth Park (aka Olympic Park).

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Click for Holiday Inn Express-Stratford website

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS,
STRATFORD
196 High Street,
London, E15 2NE
[Trafalgar Sq: 5.9 miles]
[3 Stars]

This is our closest hotel to the Queen Elizabeth Park,
formerly the Olympic Park. It’s a 7-minute walk to central
Stratford for shopping, dining and theatre options. Stratford
is well connected to Central London via bus and the tube.
A modern hotel, with all necessary comforts, in-house
restaurant serving breakfasts and hot dishes
in the evenings and a bar serving drinks until late.

PREMIER INN, STRATFORD
International Square,

Westfield City,

Montfichet Rod,
Stratford.
E15 1AZ
[Trafalgar Sq: 6.4 miles]
[3 Stars]

London Stratford Premier Inn is located above the,
Westfield shopping centre, the largest urban shopping
Centre in Europe. It has good public transport links, making
it easy to get in and out to Central London. The tube is a
1 min walk where the Central Line will get you to Oxford
Circus in about 20 mins. Just 3miles to the A102 (Blackwall
Tunnel) connected to the M25. The Eurostar stops at
Stratford International, connecting to European cities.


CLICK to book City Stay Hotel online

HOTEL CITYSTAY
94 Bow Road,
London.
E3 3AA
[Trafalgar Sq: 5.0 miles]
[3 Stars]

Central London a 20-min tube journey. Stratford a short
walk and a 6min bus journey, well connected to Central
London by bus, DLR, underground and to UK/European rail
networks at Stratford International train station. The hotel
has well furnished rooms with en suite shower and TV.
Guests have use of a self-catering facilities in a fully
equipped contemporary kitchen. Free Wi-Fi and local calls.
Brick Lane (AKA curry capital of the UK), local markets
And a variety of shops and dining options all close by.
Click for Ibis-Stratford website

IBIS STRATFORD
1a Romford Road,
Stratford,
London.
E15 4LJ
[Trafalgar Sq: 5.6 miles]
[2 Stars]

An economy London hotel, a short walk to the Queen
Elizabeth Park, Stratford Station and the Westfield
Shopping Centre. Local transport links provide easy
access to central London and Docklands. Modern
guest rooms, with wireless internet and satellite TV.
Light meals and hot and cold snacks are available
from the Café, with a bar for a relaxing drink.

CLICK for Travelodge-Docklands website

TRAVELODGE,
DOCKLANDS
Coriander Avenue,
East India Dock Road,
London. E14 2AA
[Trafalgar Sq: 5.7 miles]
[3 Stars]

An economy London hotel, 1.6 miles from the Blackwall
Tunnel, on the A102, connected to the motorway. Central
London is a 30 minute drive or for public transport, the bus
stop is a few metres and DLR (East India) is 10 a minute
walk. Basic room facilities. Car parking available.


 Click to Newham Hotel website

NEWHAM HOTEL
349 – 353, Romford Road,
Forest Gate,
London. E7 8AA
[Trafalgar Sq: 7.6 miles]
[2 Stars]

Within in easy reach of Queen Elizabeth Park and Stratford
with its shops, restaurants, cafes and where the tube
connects with central London. Rooms are contemporary
style with modern en-suite, TV and tea/coffee facilities.
Room prices include a Full English / Continental
Buffet Breakfast and a secured parking space

CLICK to Holiday Inn Express - Docklands

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS,
ROYAL DOCKS
1, Slivertown Way,
Canningtown,
London. E16 1EA
[Trafalgar Sq: 6.4 miles]
[3 Stars]

In the heart of London's dynamic Docklands.
Canning Town Tube + Bus Station are a few mins
ExCel Arena is a short distance Central London is
very accessible via public transport. All rooms
have High Speed Wireless Internet (chargeable).
Under-18s stay free when sharing a room with
their parents this hotel.


CLICK to Holiday Inn Express - Limehouse

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS,
LIMEHOUSE
469-475, The Highway,
London Docklands,
London. E1W 3HN
[Trafalgar Sq: 3.9 miles]
[3 Stars]

Modern and well-connected, 5-mins'
walk to Limehouse DLR for 20-min journeys to central
London and London-City Airport (5 miles). Close to
ExCel exhibition centre. Just outside Congestion
Charge zone. There's wireless Internet throughout
hotel..Leave your car in our car park for up to
1 week.


CLICK to West Ham United Hotel website

WEST HAM UNITED HOTEL,
UPTON PARK
Boleyn Ground Green St,
London.
E13 9AZ
[Trafalgar Sq: 8.0 miles]
[3 Stars]

The Hotel is within the famous West Ham United
FC Football Ground, offering a radical departure
from conventional accommodation; its unique
setting and atmosphere help create an exciting and
memorable environment, perhaps fitting for tourists
visiting London. The hotel has parking and is close to
Tube and buses for good connections across London.

CLICK to book Forest Gate Hotel online

FOREST GATE HOTEL
105 Godwin Rd,
Forest Gate,
London,
E7 0LW
[Trafalgar Sq: 8.3 miles]
[2 Stars]

A budget hotel, 2.4 miles from Queen Elizabeth Park and
Stratford. Offering cheap rooms, it is situated in a
residential area, a short walk from Forest Gate train wbr>
station, providing easy access to Central London. Pub on
ground floor with darts and pool. Every room has a fridge
microwave and toaster. Shared bathroom facilities.

CUSTOM HOUSE HOTEL
272, Victoria Dock Road,

London.
E16 3BY
[Trafalgar Sq: 7.3 miles]
[3 Stars]

Located metres away from ExCel Exhibition Centre
and Custom House DLR station. Central London is a 20min
car / taxi journey nn clear roads. Good facilities, with a
handful of restaurant options on the door-step and
Stratford a short drive offering lots more.
Note: Also self catering accommodation options.

Click to Premier Inn, Excel website

PREMIER INN, EXCEL
Excel East

London Docklands
E16 1SL
[Trafalgar Sq: 7.8 miles]
[3 Stars]

Conveniently located for Prince Regent DLR station
A short walk to the Excel Centre, and only 30 mins
to Central London by public transport .Greenwich is.
about 8 miles by road. Has the has the basic creature
comforts in every room, an integrated restaurant serving a
mix of traditional and contemporary dishes. Plenty of
parking space.

Footnotes:
We have shortlisted accommodation options  across the East side of the Capital, from the Docklands through to Shoreditch.  These hotels, on the East side of London, are  ideal for motorists, visiting London on business or on holiday as the London Docklands are minutes away from the motorway network and they are all well connected to Central London on the public transport system

All of our recommendations are well connected to the London transport system and we have provided distances from each listed accommodation to Trafalgar Square, about 100m from Eleanors Cross, widely considered to be the centre of  London. Eleanors Cross is outside Charing Cross Station a couple of minutes from Trafalgar Square.

 

Self Catering Options

Self catering accommodation offers great flexibility for visitors to London and usually more generous private living space than alternative hotel accommodation. Holiday lets and/or self catering can be a good option for extended stays or for families and. Luxury options are available and maid service may be worth considering to enhance the experience further. We have focused on high-end apartments in the London area.

Our website also lists Four Star rated Hotels and lower cost Two and Three Star rated Hotels.

Use our Route Planner to work out the route you need to take to reach your destination, whether setting out from your hotel, from home or from the train station. Use our mobile website  (www.traveltolondonuk.mobi) on your SmartPhone and your SatNav will guide you in. Simply enter the start point of your journey, select your destination from the drop-down and the route planner will work out the routes and times for you.

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CLICK for Marlin Apartments website

MARLIN APARTMENTS
Bellhaven,
2 Millstone Close,
Windmill Lane,
London, E15 1PG
[Trafalgar Sq: 6.8 miles]

About a 5 min walk from Stratford Station, which
services the Tube, Docklands Light Railway and
National Rail for commuting across the capital. Luxury
serviced apartments include high-spec kitchens
/ bathrooms, broadband, wide-screen TV. Plenty
of alternative options with over 750 apartments
in London, including Docklands and Canary Wharf.

CLICK for Town Hall  Hotel Apartments  website

TOWN HALL HOTEL &
APARTMENTS
Patriot Square
Shoreditch
London E2 9NF
[Trafalgar Sq:3.6 miles]

Located in Bethnal Green a vibrant area famous
for its markets, trendy bars, ‘the heart of London’s
artistic community’. Well-connected to the city
and West end by tube, train and road. Uniquely
designed apartments, for the luxury market, contain
well appointed kitchen and bathrooms with wifi.
Maid service. Restaurant, bar, spar gym all on site


CLICK for Fraser Place website

FRASER PLACE,
CANARY WHARF

80 Boardwalk Place
Canary Wharf
[Trafalgar Sq: 5.7 miles]

In the fashionable Canary Wharf area. Spectacular
riverfront setting. Modern serviced residences. Easy
access to ExCel Centre. 10 min walk to Tube/ DLR.
Wide range of restaurants, wine bars, bistros, pubs,
shops, leisure and sports nearby. Fully equipped
to high standard, with Hi-fi, satellite TV and WiFi.
Many apartments have private balconies.

CUSTOM HOUSE HOTEL
272, Victoria Dock Road,

London.
E16 3BY
[Trafalgar Sq: 7.3 miles]

Located metres away from ExCel Exhibition Centre
and Custom House DLR station, this hotel is well
situated. Central London is 20 minutes in a car or Taxi on
clear roads, while Stratford is just a few minutes drive with
plenty of places to eat. Good facilities, with a handful of
alternative restaurant options on the door-step,
Note: Also three-star hotel accommodation options.


CLICK for Grainstore Apartments website

THE GRAINSTORE
APARTMENTS
4 Western Gateway,
Royal Victoria Docks,
London, E16 1BA
[Trafalgar Sq: 7.0 miles]

Next to the ExCel Center, just metres away from the
Docklands Light Railway and Canning Town .
station for the also close by. Newly built and .
furnished and fitted to a high standard and sleek .
décor with leather sofas free Wi-Fi. Modern well .
kitted kitchens bathrooms and spacious bedrooms.
Many apartments have a balcony.

All of our recommendations are well connected to the London transport system and we have provided distances from each listed accommodation to Trafalgar Square, about 100m from Eleanors Cross, widely considered to be the centre of  London. Eleanors Cross is outside Charing Cross Station a couple of minutes from Trafalgar Square.

 

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