Hotel Vicinity:Nearest: Railway Station: Limehouse 0.2 miles (0.3 km), DLR Station: Limehouse 0.2 miles (0.3 km), Tube Station: Shadwell 0.6 miles (0.9 km), Motorway: M11 Junction 4 6.8 miles (10.9 km). The Holiday Inn Express Limehouse London is located just before the entrance into the Docklands underpass known as the Limehouse Link Tunnel. Ideal for access to both the Docklands or the City of London which are either side of The Highway (the road on which the hotel is located). The exhibition centre of Excel is 3.7 miles from here on the far side of the Docklands while City Airport is an easy ride along the A1203 at 4 miles. Though there's not much other than residential housing on this road, the parallel Commercial Road does have shops and bars. However you'll really want to head to central London for the traditional tourist facilities. One spot worth visiting nearby is St Katherine's Dock which is less than one mile along the Highway to the West. Here you can sit and joy the yacht harbour which is part of the River Thames, browse the shops, bars and restaurants or visit the Tower of London which is adjacent. Nearest local attractions include The Design Museum (0.8 miles), HMS Belfast (1.2 miles), London Dungeon (1.4 miles), Monument (1.5 miles) and the Museum of the Docklands (1.5 miles).
Hotel in Detail:This is a modern hotel built in 2003.
The contemporary style bedrooms have air conditioning, en-suite facilities with toiletries, individually controlled air-conditioning, separate hanging closet, iron and ironing board, coffee/tea maker, WIFI internet access, power-shower, direct dial telephone with voicemail, double glazed windows that open, Electronic message display and bill view, modem points, work desk with lamp, and satellite television with pay movies.
Room configurations include twins and doubles. Six rooms have been adapted for accessibility. There's a daily housekeeping service. All bedrooms are non smoking. Free morning paper delivered to room.
The hotels breakfast room is called the 'Great Room' and here each morning continental breakfast is served. There's a good menu to choose from such as fruit juices, cereals, yogurts, freshly baked rolls, croissants and unlimited tea & coffee. An area is seta side for vending machines.
On the ground floor is the hotel Bar & lounge where guests can relax with a drink. lounge can be accessed 24 hours.
There are several restaurants in the local area.
Holiday Inn Express Limehouse services include dry cleaning and laundry (Monday till Friday) and a 24 hour front reception with safety deposit box facilities. Business facilities are offered with a computer that has internet access along copy and fax services. (charges apply). The hotels public areas are air-conditioned and have WIFI internet access (charge).
The hotel has four meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 65 people reception style and have WIFI internet access and air-conditioning. Three of the rooms have the benefit of natural daylight. Supplied equipment includes 35mm Slide Projector, Digital Projector, Flip Chart and Markers, LCD Projector, Microphone, Overhead Projector, VCR and Whiteboard.
Bedroom Numbers: 150 / 7 floors
Check-in: 14.00 (2 pm)
Check-out: 12.00 noon
History: £500,000 pound refurbishment of all bedrooms during 2016 in-line with the Holiday Inn Express New Generation standards.
Parking:Private parking is available on site and costs £12 per day.
Internet:Complimentary wireless internet access throughout.
More hotels from this chainIf your first and only choice is for the Holiday Inn Express chain your options for the same brand nearby are:
Holiday Inn Express London City: is 2.0 miles (3.3 km) away, has a guest satisfaction score of 76% and rates start from about £64.
Holiday Inn Express Royal Docks/Docklands: is 2.4 miles (3.8 km) from here, earns a customer rating of 77% and base rates begin at about £49.
Holiday Inn Express Stratford: 2.4 miles (3.9 km), rated at 83% and with rates from around £64.
Holiday Inn Express Southwark: 2.5 miles (4.1 km), rated at 80% and with rates from around £99.
Compared to other London hotels: This hotel has been rated 81% by past guests. The London average is 80% and the average for 3 star hotels is 76%. Therefore this hotel is above average for its sector (star rating) and for London as a whole. Holiday Inn Express Hotels across the chain average 79% so this hotel is just above the average rating for Holiday Inn Express hotels.
Milesfaster ranking: 389th from 866 London hotels, 15th of 29 Holiday Inn Express Hotels, and 99th of 329 three star rated hotels.
Another to Consider: A similar hotel nearby (1.1 miles, 1.7 km) would be the 3 star Courtyard By Marriott London Gatwick Airport, where rates start from £90 and which has a 75% guest satisfaction rating.We can also point you towards a lower price option, the Premier Inn Gatwick Manor Royal Hotel. 1.6 miles from the Holiday Inn Express Limehouse (2.5 km), achieving a rating of 89% by its past clients with base rates starting at about £54.
Can we suggest something with a higher guest score? We suggest the 5 Star Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley seems like a possible option being 1.6 miles (2.7 km) from the Holiday Inn Express Limehouse. The Windfalls Boutique Hotel Crawley has a perfect unblemished customer rating 99%, a truly stunning achievement.
Local hotels analysed:The closest fifty hotels around this area (469-475 The Highway, E1 postcode) that are listed on this website cover a 1.8 miles (2.9 km) radius. The star rating breakdown shows 12 five star hotels (average rating 90%), 21 four star hotels (average rating 85%), 13 three star hotels (average rating 81%), 3 two star hotels (average rating 73%) and 1 one star hotel (rated 56%). Top 3 star hotels are Motel One Tower Hill and the Premier Inn London Bank (Tower) (both 90%). Top rated of the local hotels is Cheval Three Quays Tower of London (5 star) at 99%.
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 £116 per night. Rates range from £35 at City View Hotel (1 Star, 56%) 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: £193, Four Star average: £107, Three Star average: £80, Two Star average: £56 and One Star average: £35.
We use a proprietary algorithm to rank hotels based on user reviews but adjusting for contributing factors. We rank Holiday Inn Express Limehouse 37th (joint) of the 50 local hotels and 9th for the 13 three star hotels in the area. Our ranking for sheer lowest base rates is 10th of 50 (6th of 13 three 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 25th of 44 for sheer bang for buck (City View Hotel was top).