Hotel in Detail:Opened as a brand new hotel and build in December 2016.
The Novotel London Canary Wharf is a modern hotel with 311 rooms and no less than 39 floors high. This is the tallest Novotel in the world at 127 meters (416 feet). One feature of the hotel is the rooftop terrace with full 360 degree panoramic views across London. Leisure facilities are extensive with a gym and swimming pool and value for money thanks to free WiFi throughout.
Standard bedroom facilities include free WiFi, minibar, safe, air–conditioning, 55 inch TV, desk, seating area, bedside control panel, telephone and ironing facilities.
The bathrooms comes with a bath/shower, hairdryer and free toiletries.
Executive Club Rooms: Great views from these rooms that occupy floors 30 to 32. These rooms come with a special package that includes a private concierge, additional amenities and 2 hours complimentary access to the rooftop terrace with drinks and snacks each day.
Room service available with hot and cold menu options. Daily maid service.
The Bokan37 restaurant: Air–conditioned, 37 refers to the floor the restaurant is located on.. Serves artisanal food and drink made using a mixture of local, ancient and adopted British ingredients. The menu is inspired by European cultural cuisines. There are panoramic views of London and the River Thames from this restaurant that occupies three of the top floors of the Novotel Canary Wharf along with the bar and terrace. Includes the main kitchen, bar and rooftop terrace.
Bokan38 Bar: Located on the 38th floor. Informal bar with a happy hour and musical entertainment. Also serves snacks.
Canary Coffee: This is the hotel cafe and is located on the street level and has an outdoor terrace seating area. Serves locally roasted artisan coffee, pastries and snacks.
The Novotel London Canary Wharf has a 24 hour front desk and has a web corner with Mac computers. A big feature is the gymnasium and indoor swimming pool.
Other services include concierge, dry cleaning / Ironing, currency exchange, fax and photocopies.
There are 9 meeting rooms complete with modern amenities such as E–board.
Please note that the Novotel is fully non–smoking. Lifts to all 39 floors.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Tube Station: Canary Wharf 0.2 miles (0.4 km), DLR Station: South Quay 0.2 miles (0.4 km), Railway Station: Limehouse 1.1 miles (1.8 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 7 miles (11.3 km). Sitting in the heart of the Docklands is the Novotel London Canary Wharf. Some 4.8 miles (7.7 km) from central London and the tourist areas of the West End and about 3 miles (4.8 km) from the City of London (Square Mile, financial district). This is a thriving and popular part of east London with a growing number of companies choosing this district as their main base. What once were derelict warehouses are now high end apartments with River views and for the well–off only. More and more facilities and amenities are locating here and the Excel Exhibition Centre is only 2.4 miles (3.9 km) to the east. Takeaways restaurants in the immediate vicinity. Really well located for the O2 Arena (was the Millennium Dome) which although on the south side of the River Thames is only 1.1 miles (1.8 km) way and one stop on the tube using the Jubilee line (Canary Wharf to North Greenwich). Nearest stations are the DLR stops of Heron Quays and also South Quay at 299 yards (273 metres) and the tube station of Canary Wharf is not much further at 422 yards (385 metres) and a short walk. This part of London is also well served by the London City Airport which is only 3.2 miles (5.1 km) further along the River by the Royal Victoria Docks. Of note nearby are Canary Wharf 0.3 miles (4.8 km), Museum of London Docklands 0.4 miles (0.6 km), Billingsgate Market 0.6 miles (1.0 km), Emirates Cable Car 1.2 miles (1.9 km), Ragged School Museum 1.3 miles (4.8 km), Cutty Sark 1.4 miles (2.3 km), National Maritime Museum and Greenwich Park 1.6 miles (2.6 km), The Olympic Stadium (West Ham football ground) 2.6 miles (4.2 km).
Bedroom Numbers: 313
Check-in: noon (12.00 )
Check-out: 14.00 (2 pm)
History: 40 Marsh Wall was formerly the site of a 6 storey 1990s office block which was demolished to make way for the hotel. Designed by BUJ Architects and the project cost around 60 million pounds.
Parking:There is no parking onsite.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 88% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 4 star hotels is 82%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Novotel Hotels across the chain average 84% so this hotel is one of the better rated Novotel hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 120th from 866 London hotels, 1st of 15 Novotel Hotels, and 49th of 329 four star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (0.2 miles, 0.4 km) would be the 4 star Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court, where rates start from £96 and which has an 82% guest satisfaction rating. The Best Western Shaftesbury Paddington Court also offers: free WiFi.Looking for lower base rates? Then another option might be the New Linden Hotel. 0.8 miles away (1.3 km), has scored 75% from former guests and whose lowest rates start at about £58 (theres free WiFi too).
Why not choose a hotel with a higher customer satisfaction score? If that is what your after then the 5 Star The Arch Hotel is potentially a good choice for you, it's only 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from here. The Arch Hotel has an extremely high guest rating of 98%, one of the best rated London hotels.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (40 Marsh Wall, E14 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 2.4 miles (3.9 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 7 five star hotels (average rating 89%), 22 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 15 three star hotels (average rating 81%), 5 two star hotels (average rating 77%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 54%). Top rated of the local hotels are Intercontinental London O2 Arena (5 star) and also the citizenM Tower of London (4 star) (both joint top with 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 hotels the average rate is £102 per night. Rates range from £35 at City View Hotel (1 Star, 54%) and the highest rates top out at £450 at Four Seasons Hotel Trinity Square (5 Star, 91%). The following are the rate averages per star level: Five Star average: £187, Four Star average: £101, Three Star average: £84, Two Star average: £57 and One Star average: £35.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Novotel London Canary Wharf 20th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 11th for the 22 four star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 31st of 50 (13th of 22 four star hotels.). To give an overall ranking compared to hotels nearby we combine the rating and base rate scores which gives this hotel a ranking of 17th of 45 for sheer bang for buck (City View Hotel was top).
More hotels from this chainIf you would like to stick with the Novotel chain your nearest options are:
Novotel Greenwich: is 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 82% and rates start from about £82.
Novotel London Excel Hotel: is 2.0 miles (3.3 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 82% and base rates begin at about £69.
Novotel London Tower Bridge: 2.4 miles (3.9 km), rated at 82% and with rates from around £125.
Novotel London City South Hotel: 3.1 miles (5.0 km), rated at 83% and with rates from around £119.