Hotel Vicinity:Nearest Tube Station: Royal Victoria 0.2 miles (0.3 km), DLR Station: Custom House 0.2 miles (0.3 km). Motorway Junction: M11 junction 4: 5.9 miles (9.5 km Ibis London Docklands ExCel is a purpose built hotel that opened in 2004. Located alongside the Royal Victoria Dock 150 meters from the ExCel Centre (West entrance), close to London City Airport and shares the same building as the Novotel ExCel. Within a few minutes by road from Docklands/Canary Wharf this area gives access to east London as well as into the City of London itself via the dual carriageway that runs right through the Docklands towards Tower Bridge (Aspen Way, A1261). The DLR network that runs throughout the Docklands area gives access to the O2 Arena (Millennium Dome) within 2 stops.
Hotel in Detail:The Ibis Docklands Excel is a modern built contemporary style budget hotel.
Room facilities at the Ibis London Docklands ExCel Hotel include free wireless internet connection, climate control/air cooling, direct dial telephone, tea/coffee making facilities, radio Am/fm alarm clock, safety bar in shower, satellite TV and shower. Fifteen bedrooms are adapted for handicap accessibility. All bedrooms at the hotel are no-smoking. Rooms hav RJ 11 and RJ 45 telecommunications sockets.
The hotel has its own restaurant 'The Café and a full range of services available around the clock. Breakfast served from 4:00 am to 12:00 noon, Dinner served from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. There is also a fully licensed bar serving a range of drinks and and showing Sky Sports on its TV screen. Additionally there is a 24 hours welcome and snack area.
WiFi internet connection in the hotels public spaces and bedrooms and is free. Reception manned 24/7. Lift/elevator within the hotel and safety deposit box facilities at front desk. The Ibis hotel offers luggage storage services. Public areas are air-conditioned.
Directions: From the hotel, take A13 and then A117, follow the road signs to reach London City Airport. From central London (from Aldgate) : take A13 and follow the signs for London City Airport/Excel centre. From Tower Bridge take A1203 to 1261 (Aspen Way/Lower Le a Crossing) via Limehouse Tunnel and follow signs for Excel Centre. From London City Airport, take A112 west and then the A1020 "North Woolwich Road" and follow signs for Excel exhibition centre.
Parking: not onsite. Nearby car park (charge)
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 79% by past guests. The London average is 78% and the average for 2 star hotels is 67%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Ibis Hotels across the chain average 77% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Ibis hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 346th from 802 London hotels, 7th of 17 Ibis Hotels, and 3rd of 66 two star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (2.5 miles, 4.0 km) would be the 2 star Ibis Hotel Stratford, where rates start from £51 and which has a 77% guest satisfaction rating.For a hotel that offers lower base rates take a look at the Forest Gate Hotel. 3.2 miles away (5.2 km), has been rated at 50% by past guests and the hotels starting rates begin at about £38.
Prefer something with a higher guest rating? Then the 3 Star Premier Inn Docklands Excel may be one too look at, it's only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from here. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 86%.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotel around this area (9 Western Gateway, E16 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 3.2 miles (5.2 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 1 five star hotel (rated 87%), 19 four star hotels (average rating 83%), 19 three star hotels (average rating 78%), 8 two star hotels (average rating 69%) and 3 one star hotels (average rating 57%). Top rated of the local hotel is the Staybridge Suites London Stratford City (4 star) at 92%.
Base Rates: Here we breakdown the starting rates (base rates) by overall average and by star rating. However base rates do not take account of special offers and one off deals so are just a guide. Looking at all the base rates of the 50 local hotel the average rate is £72 per night. Rates range from £33 at City View Hotel (1 Star, 50%) and the highest rates top out at £250 at Fox Apartments (4 Star, 80%). The following are the rate averages per star level: Five Star average: £99, Four Star average: £94, Three Star average: £68, Two Star average: £40 and One Star average: £39.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotel based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Ibis Docklands Excel 25th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 1st for the 8 two star hotels in the area. For lowest base rates in the area this hotel ranks 7th of 50 (4th (joint) of 8 two star hotels.). To give an overall ranking compared to hotel nearby we combine the rating and base rate scores which gives this hotel a ranking of 1st of 50 for sheer bang for buck.
More hotels from this chainYou may be thinking your only preferred choice is still going to be the Ibis chain your closest choices would be:
Ibis Docklands Hotel: is 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 75% and rates start from about £50.
Ibis Greenwich: is 2.4 miles (3.8 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 78% and base rates begin at about £56.
Ibis Hotel Stratford: 2.5 miles (4.0 km), rated at 77% and with rates from around £51.
Ibis Hotel Barking: 2.8 miles (4.5 km), rated at 74% and with rates from around £41.
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £16 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Bedroom Numbers: 278
Check-in: 12.00 noon
Check-out: 12.00 noon