Hotel in Detail:Travelodges offer standardised facilities across its entire portfolio of budget hotels. In general the hotels offer a standard of accommodation that you would expect from something between a 2 star and a 3 star hotel. The newer builds will offer a better environment. The Travelodge London Excel was first opened in August 2013. Facilities you will find include free onsite parking, a bar cafe and WiFi (charges apply, see below).
Bedrooms come with a King–size Travelodge Dreamer Bed (by Sleepeezee) with duvet, a shower, LCD TV, tea/coffee facilities, WiFi and toiletries (Hand, hair and body wash). Hairdryer and iron can be requested via reception. Please note the hotel does not have air conditioning but does have a fan.
This is a fully licensed bar that also serves food.
Dinner is served between 17.00 and 22.00. Breakfast served 06.00 till 10.00 (07.00 till 11.00 weekends).
Breakfast is a set price and you can then eat as much as you like. Breakfast options include cooked items, prime back bacon, pork sausages, scrambled eggs, hash browns, vegetarian sausages, mushrooms, tomatoes and baked beans, fruit salad, Yeo Valley organic yoghurts and all butter croissants. You also benefit from unlimited coffee, tea, fruit and herbal infusion teas and chilled fruit juice.
Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: DLR Station: Royal Albert 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Railway Station: Woolwich Dockyard 1.3 miles (2.1 km), Tube Station: North Greenwich 1.8 miles (2.8 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 6 miles (9.7 km). Just 0.5 miles (0.8 km) from the ExCel Exhibition centre ( 15 minutes walk to east side entrance) is the Travelodge London Excel. This part of East London has been part of a major renovation of the whole wider area including Stratford and the areas around the Olympic Village (from 2012) and is now an upmarket alternative to central areas. This part of east London sits alongside the Royal Albert and King George V docks. East London is served by its own local airport called London City Airport which is 0.4 miles (0.6 km) from the hotel. Its close proximity to Royal Albert DLR station (1 minute walk) means transport links are great. You can switch from the local DLR system to the Lo0ndon wide tube system by changing at Canning Town or Bank for central London. It takes about 20 minutes to travel into central London. Within 2 miles (3.2 km) is the Docklands/Canary Wharf district. There are places to eat close to the hotel. Walking towards ExCel will find a wider range of facilities and amenities. Just over the other side of the River Thames is the O2 arena (1.8 miles, 2.9 km). Stratford International Station and the Eurostar service is 3 miles (4.8 km) away. Nearest places of interest include: London Regatta Centre 0.06 miles (0.1 km), Thames Barrier Visitors Centre 0.9 miles (1.4 km), Thames Cable Car to south side 1.1 miles (1.8 km), The Crystal 1.1 miles (1.8 km), East Ham Nature Reserve 1.2 miles (1.9 km) (3.2 km) and Gallions Reach Shopping Centre 1.3 miles (2.1 km) (4.8 km).
Bedroom Numbers: n/a
Check-in: 12.00 (noon)
Check-out: 15.00 (3 pm)
Parking:Free onsite parking.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 80% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 2 star hotels is 69%. Therefore this hotel is well above average for its sector (star rating) . Travelodge Hotels across the chain average 76% so this hotel is one of the better rated Travelodge hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 526th from 866 London hotels, 4th of 43 Travelodge Hotels, and 16th of 70 two star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: Also close by and a similar hotel (3.2 miles, 5.1 km) would be the 2 star Hotel Citystay, whose lowest rates start at about £45 and which has a 63% guest satisfaction rating. The Hotel Citystay also offers: free WiFi.Perhaps you would prefer a cheaper option? In that case one to look at is the Generator Hotel. 7.3 miles away (11.7 km), has scored 74% from former guests where rates start from approximately £16 (theres free WiFi too).
Would you prefer to go with something that has scored higher in guest satisfaction ratings? If that is what your after then the 3 Star Connaught House Hotel ExCel seems like a possible option. The Connaught House Hotel ExCel is only 0.1 miles (0.2 km) away. A highly rated hotel with a guest score of 86%.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (1016 Dockside Road , E16 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 3.3 miles (5.3 km) radius. The numbers for each star rating are 3 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 18 four star hotels (average rating 84%), 18 three star hotels (average rating 78%), 9 two star hotels (average rating 73%) and 2 one star hotels (average rating 69%). Top 2 star hotel is Ibis Docklands Excel at 83%. The highest rating in the area goes to Intercontinental London O2 Arena (5 star), the Radisson Blu New Providence Wharf (4 star) and also the Marriott West India Quay Hotel (5 star) (all joint top with 91%).
Base Rates: We look at what the average base rates are for the area and by star rating. These rates do not take account of offers and short term deals so are just a guide. If we look at the average for all hotels in the area (nearest 50) we get an average base rate of £82 per night. The lowest rates are at £34 at Ibis Hotel Barking (2 Star, 77%) and highest base rates of £250 at Fox Apartments (4 Star, 90%). Averages for each sector of star rating: Five Star average: £151, Four Star average: £101, Three Star average: £73, Two Star average: £46 and One Star average: £45.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Travelodge Excel 30th (joint) of 50 nearby hotels and 4th (joint) for the 9 two star hotels in the area. In terms of lowest starting rates this hotel is 5th of 50 (4th (joint) of 9 two star hotels.). Analysing both the base rates and overall rating for the hotel we rank it 3rd of 46 for sheer value for money (Ibis Hotel Barking was top).
More hotels from this chainYou may be thinking your only preferred choice is still going to be the Travelodge chain your closest choices would be:
Travelodge City Airport: is 0.3 miles (0.5 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 70% and rates start from about £81.
Travelodge Docklands: is 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 70% and base rates begin at about £95.
Travelodge Stratford Hotel: 2.8 miles (4.5 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £49.
Travelodge Aldgate East: 4.8 miles (7.8 km), rated at 60% and with rates from around £59.