Hotel Overview: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 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 (charges). 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 59% and the average for 2 star hotels is 59%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Ibis Hotels across the chain average 79% so this hotel is rated as average when compared to other Ibis hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 375th from 751 London hotels, 6th of 16 Ibis Hotels, and 7th of 60 two star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (2.4 miles, 3.8 km) would be the 2 star Ibis Greenwich, where rates start from about £59 and which has a 79% guest satisfaction rating.
Parking:Available on site and costs £15 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Bedroom Numbers: 278
Check-in: 12.00 noon
Check-out: 12.00 noon